Tamron Hall Returning to TV


Tamron Hall attends the Clive Davis and The Recording Academy Pre-Grammy Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
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Weinstein Television said it would work to develop a daytime talk show featuring Tamron Hall, who worked for many years as an anchor at MSNBC and on NBC’s Today show.Hall will co-create the program with Weinstein and serve as host and executive producer of the series. Weinstein said Barry Wallach, a former president of domestic TV distribution for NBC, would consult.

Weinstein and Hall will also collaborate to develop other non-scripted programming under the terms of their pact. The talk show is currently untitled, and is expected to focus on current events, human-interest stories and interviews with celebrities and news makers. The daily series is slated to be shot in front of a live studio audience.

Weinstein said the program “will fill the current void in daytime for viewers looking for a blend of heart, humor and information.”

Hall left NBC News after the NBCUniversal unit unveiled plans to replace the 9 a.m. hour of Today with a new morning program led by Megyn Kelly. That show is slated to launch in late September.

NBC News at the time said in a statement that it was “disappointed that she has chosen to leave, but we wish her all the best.”

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