Jazz crooner Harry Connick, Jr. is heading to daytime. The American Idol judge has landed a daytime variety show slated for 2016.
Harry will makes its way into homes September 2016 on Fox-owned television stations. It already cleared 17 markets.
The show will feature live musical performances, comedy, man-on-the-street interviews, parodies, stunts and audience participation. In a released statement, Connick remarked, "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. 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!"