Melissa McCarthy Named New Host Of ‘Little Big Shots’

On the heels of the news that his daytime talk show, “Steve,” has been canceled, NBC has announced that Melissa McCarthy will replace Harvey as the host of “Little Big Shots.”

NBC Entertainment Co-Chairman Paul Telegdy said in a statement: “I think it’s a real refresh for a brand that’s done very well for us. Melissa’s just an incredible performer and an incredible comedian, someone who we feel is part of the NBC family. I think she’ll just bring an incredibly fresh perspective to it.”

The comedy-variety show featuring children launched in 2016 and was executive-produced by Harvey and Ellen DeGeneres. NBC said that they “will come up with all sorts of ways to evolve ‘Little Big Shots’ adding “Melissa is also a strong creative force with her own ideas for what the show will look like.”

Melissa McCarthy is replacing Steve Harvey on ‘Little Big Shots’


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