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Harry Connick Jr. Takes His Southern Charm and Wit to Daytime TV

Harry Connick Jr. Takes His Southern Charm and Wit to Daytime TV
Whenever Harry Connick Jr.’s name popped up on the guest list for “The Late Show With David Letterman,” Eric and Justin Stangel didn’t worry about that night’s show.

The brothers — head writers for “The Late Show” for 17 years — knew that Connick was money as a guest. He was a favorite of Letterman’s because he was funny, fearless, and fast on his feet. The New Orleans native proved a natural raconteur who could effortlessly roll with whatever Letterman tossed at him over 21 appearances between 1993 and 2014.

Starting Sept. 12, those qualities will get a workout from the other side of the desk when Connick debuts as host of “Harry,” a syndicated daytime series that he promises will be unlike any other hour on television. The Stangel brothers developed the show with Connick, and the three share executive producer credit.

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Harry Connick Jr.'s American Girl Doll Connection

Harry Connick Jr.'s American Girl Doll Connection
Musician Harry Connick Jr. and his teenage daughter Kate partnered together to write a song in conjunction with the release of two of American Girl's new dolls. The song, "A lot like me," is based upon the lives of American Girl's historical characters, Cecile and Marie-Grace.

Kate Connick stopped by The Grove in Los Angeles to help promote this exciting project. Check out our interview with the young singer/songwriter!

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