West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg has made his comeback to the small screen with the upcoming variety talk show “Dogg After Dark.”

The program will be based from the rapper-turned-actor’s homestate, California.

“Snoop Dogg will host “Dogg After Dark,” a new jam packed weekly variety talk show from Los Angeles hotspot Kress on Hollywood Boulevard. “Dogg After Dark” will bring his Doggystyle swagger to the airwaves with raw interviews with A-list celebrities and musicians, hilarious sketch-comedy segments and musical performances from the hottest artists. (Press Release)

Both MTV and Snoop are reportedly excited to launch the new series.

“Snoop has been a mainstay across MTV screens for over a decade by pushing the boundaries of hip-hop with his signature antics, incredible catalogue of music, legendary videos, larger than life personality and even a little controversy,” said Van Toffler, President, MTV Networks Music / Films / Logo Groups. “I can’t even begin to imagine MTV, my tumultuous career and several raging ulcers without the Dogg being such a big part of our history.” (Press Release)

The rapper recently confirmed his role on the upcoming program.

Snoop added that fans should “keep your eyes and ears open for Snoop Dogg. I’m coming to a hood near you.” Snoop’s new MTV show, “Dogg After Dark,” premieres Feb. 17. (Billboard)

“Dogg After Dark” is scheduled to air throughout the next few month.

Premiering on Tuesday, February 17th at 9pm ET/PT on MTV, Snoop Dogg will host “Dogg After Dark,” airing every Tuesday night for seven weeks and featuring Snoop’s own in-house band, the Snoopadelics. Each episode is scheduled to air for a total running time of 30 minutes. (TV Listings)