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Harry Connick Jr. is getting his own variety show

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If you liked him on American Idol, maybe you’ll love him in daytime.

Harry Connick Jr. is getting his own daytime variety show. Targeted for September 2016, Harry will feature man-on-the-street interviews, live musical performances, and parodies, among other “surprises,” promises NBCUniversal Domestic TV.

So far, Harry is set to air on the Fox-owned TV stations in 17 markets, but is up for grabs to other station groups across the country. The executive producers of the talker will be Justin and Eric Stangel, the former head scribes and EPs of the Late Show with David Letterman.

“I’m a lucky guy. I get to be a husband to a wonderful wife, a father to three incredible daughters, and an entertainer to the most amazing fans. And now, I’m honored to be able to put smiles on people’s faces on a daily basis,” said Connick in a statement. “Working with the amazingly talented and hysterical Stangel Brothers is a dream come true. Harry will be an hour filled with fun, music and laughter. Fasten your seat belts – it’s gonna be one heck of a good time!”

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