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Harry Connick, Jr. to Star in New TV Comedy

Oct 08 2013

Award-winning actor, singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr. has announced he will star in a comedy pilot picked up by FOX.  The show, as yet untitled, is a family comedy with a musical spin and stars Connick as a successful entertainer and single dad who takes time off to reconnect with his teenage daughter.  The pilot is being written by former Late Show veterans Eric and Justin Stangel and will be produced by David Letterman's Worldwide Pants and ABC Studios.  Connick, Jr., the Stangels and Worldwide Pants' Letterman, Rob Burnett and Ann Marie Wilkins are executive producers.  Last month, Harry joined American Idol as the third judge for season 13 of the hit music competition show.  He previously appeared on the TV sitcom Will & Grace and his most recent big screen appearance was in the 2011 film Dolphin Tale.  Connick is set to kick off a fall tour in support of his latest album Every Man Should Know on October 19 in Cincinnati, OH.

Last changed: Oct 08 2013 at 11:53 AM

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