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It’s official: Alec Baldwin will soon yell and scream at MSNBC viewers

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First prize is a Cadillac El Dorado. Second prize is a set of steak knives. Third prize is you’re hired by MSNBC.

Hollywood Reporter:

Alec Baldwin has finalized a deal to host a weekly night-time talk show on MSNBC. The program – Up Late with Alec Baldwin will bow in October and have Baldwin taking on current events and culture…

Baldwin has been honing his interviewing skills on his WNYW podcast Here’s the Thing, where he’s questioned everyone from Chris Rock and Lena Dunham to New York Times editor Jill Abramson and PETA’s Dan Mathews. He’s made no secret of his desire to host a TV talk show. He told THR in an interview earlier this year that a lifelong dream was to be a 60 Minutes correspondent.

I always assumed his lifelong dream was to open a movie, but I guess that one didn’t really work out.

Baldwin has already begun a rigorous workout program to get in shape for his new gig:


Exit question: Is Alec Baldwin now the sanest member of the MSNBC lineup?

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