Alec Baldwin Is Getting His Own MSNBC Talk Show: 'Up Late With Alec Baldwin'

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After weeks of speculation, it turns out that actor Alec Baldwin will be getting his very own chat show after all. It emerged this week that the new father has been handed a deal to front his own chat show by MSNBC, one that will follow a similar vein to that of his podcast series for WNYC.

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Alec will begin hosting duties on his new show next month

The network announced on Thursday, 5 Septmeber, that Baldwin had been given his own show starting next month. The chat show, called Up Late With Alec Baldwin, will be aired on Friday nights at 10 p.m. and will follow a similar kind of format that his successful Here's the Thing podcasts have done. Having honed his interviewing skills since 2011, both he and the network are confident that the show will be a success, and will see Baldwin sit down with a host of important and chat-worthy guests.

"After two seasons of my WNYC podcast, I've developed a fondness for hosting a show that involved talking with smart, talented, and engaging people in every imaginable field," the two-time Emmy winner said in a statement. "I'm grateful to MSNBC for helping me bring a similar show to television."

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Alec recently had a daughter with his wife Hilaria Baldwin

Phil Griffin, president of MSNBC, spoke highly of Baldwin in his own statement, and seemed confident that his show would be a popular addition to the network's Friday night line-up. He said, "I've been talking with Alec for a while and can't wait to bring his personality and eclectic interests to MSNBC. He's got such passion for ideas and what's going on in the world. He's going to be a great addition to our line-up."

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Alec will be able to vent some of his anger and voice his political opinions on the new show


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