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[05/05/14 - 09:14 AM]
Everett Bradley, Who Tours with the Legendary E Street Band, Joins "The Meredith Vieira Show" Jon Harris to Serve as the New Daytime Show's Announcer
Plus: Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss have been named Co-Executive Producers for the daytime show which has now been sold to local stations in 98% of the U.S.

[via press release from NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution]

EVERETT BRADLEY, WHO TOURS WITH THE LEGENDARY E STREET BAND, JOINS "THE MEREDITH VIEIRA SHOW" JON HARRIS TO SERVE AS THE NEW DAYTIME SHOW'S ANNOUNCER

Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss Named Co-Executive Producers; Benita Alexander, Angela LaGreca and Leslie Peirez Join 'Vieira' as Supervising Producers

May 5, 2014 - New York, NY - Today, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced that band leader Everett Bradley and show announcer Jon Harris have joined "The Meredith Vieira Show" premiering in national syndication on September 8, 2014. Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss have been named Co-Executive Producers for the daytime show which has now been sold to local stations in 98% of the U.S.

Everett Bradley who plays with Bruce Springsteen's famed E Street Band, will serve as the show's band leader. Bradley, an accomplished musician, will lead the house band and treat viewers, guests and studio audiences to a broad and fun mix of music each weekday on "The Meredith Vieira Show."

A longtime collaborator of Vieira and her husband Richard, Jon Harris has been named as the show's announcer. Harris has had a successful career as the lead spokesperson for some of the world's largest companies, serving most recently as chief communications officer for the Hillshire Brands Company. As Meredith's close friend for nearly 20 years, Harris will lend a unique point of view, sense of humor and a lot of fun to the show.

"Everett and Jon are like brothers to me and will be a great presence as we encourage guests and viewers to be brave and be their true selves," said Vieira. "They both bring an authentic kindness and a great sense of humor to our friendship that I am eager to share with our audience."

Behind the scenes, multiple Emmy(R) Award-winners Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss have been named Co-Executive Producers of "The Meredith Vieira Show". They join Vieira, Michael Glantz and Rich Sirop who serve as Executive Producers.

"Geoff and Matt have tremendous producing experience in daytime TV," said Rich Sirop, Executive Producer of "The Meredith Vieira Show." "Both Meredith and I have been privileged to have worked with them on many award-winning television programs. They both bring a unique, dynamic and innovative perspective that will enhance the entertainment value and help distinguish 'The Meredith Vieira Show' from everything else in daytime."

Rosen first teamed up with Vieira on the hit game show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" where he was Supervising Producer. Rosen has a wide range of production credits that include "The Dr. Oz Show," "Lopez Tonight," "America's Money Class with Suze Orman" and "The Martha Stewart Show."

Strauss was part of the production team that launched "The View" in 1997, later becoming the show's Coordinating Producer. Strauss also launched "The Dr. Oz Show" where he was Supervising Producer and most recently was the Co-Executive Producer on "Katie."

Finally, the daytime show has brought on three talented Supervising Producers--Benita Alexander, Angela LaGreca and Leslie Peirez come to "The Meredith Vieira Show" with tremendous television production experience and credits that range from "Today" and "Dateline" to the "The Chew," "The View" and "The Oprah Winfrey Show."

About Everett Bradley:

Everett Bradley is a musician, singer, actor, dancer, choreographer and vocalist. Bradley plays percussion and sings backing vocals for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. He also plays the keyboard and saxophone. And he is an accomplished songwriter and playwright. Bradley was raised in Muncie, IN, before attending the University of Indiana School of Music, and in 1989, he joined John Eddie on the Jersey music scene to record and tour. Bradley has recorded and toured with legendary performers including Joey Ramone, Jon Bon Jovi, Hall & Oates, Carly Simon, and David Bowie, among others. He ventured into New York City Theater as a co-creator of the Broadway play "Swing" and was nominated for a Grammy(R) Award for his work with "Stomp." His own Everett Bradley Band plays theatrical rock, jazz and funk, and he is the creator, writer and lead character of the edgy New York holiday funk phenomenon HOLIDELIC, on tour this holiday season. He just completed his run in the popular Broadway musical After Midnight, an exhilarating new show celebrating the glamour and exuberance of Harlem's Golden Age.

About Jon Harris:

Jon Harris joins "The Meredith Vieira Show" after a 20+ year career as a communications professional/media spokesperson. He has appeared on top-rated daytime shows including NBC's "Today," "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," "Steve Harvey" and "Rachael Ray." Since 2009, Harris has been a featured character on Style's and E!'s top-rated reality show, "Giuliana and Bill." Harris has worked for Fortune 500 companies that include PepsiCo and Sara Lee Corporation and most recently, he was Chief Communications Officer for the Hillshire Brands Company. In addition, he is an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago where he teaches graduate classes on media and marketing. Harris has been a close family friend to Meredith Vieira for nearly two decades. He is a devoted husband to his wife Allie and father to their three children. Harris is also an accomplished singer/musician.

About "The Meredith Vieira Show":

"The Meredith Vieira Show" debuts in national syndication on September 8th (check local listings). In her new daytime show, Vieira will blend her unique point of view, empathy, and sense of humor with insightful storytelling that will make viewers laugh, learn and feel inspired. "The Meredith Vieira Show" is a one-hour, multi-segmented program that will be produced at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York City on a set that resembles her actual home. The show will offer a blend of daytime fun with a mix of feel-good human interest stories--from everyday people to celebrity guests who have important stories to tell, lifestyle segments and key topics that highlight Vieira's warm, relatable and distinctive personality. "The Meredith Vieira Show" is produced and distributed in the U.S. by NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution. Rich Sirop is Executive Producer along with Vieira and Michael Glantz.

About NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution:

The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, to broadcast syndication. Current first-run broadcast syndicated programming includes "Access Hollywood," "Access Hollywood Live," "Maury," "Steve Harvey," "The Jerry Springer Show," "The Steve Wilkos Show," "Trisha Goddard" and weekend syndicated series "On the Money," as well as "The Meredith Vieira Show" debuting in fall 2014. Current off-network programming includes "30 Rock," "House," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Monk" and "The Office."





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