Actor and comedian Steve Harvey has been replaced as the host of the NBC show ‘Little Big Shots’ by Melissa McCarthy.
According to Fox News:
NBC announced that Melissa McCarthy will replace Steve Harvey as host of its unscripted series “Little Big Shots.”
Harvey will be replaced by the Emmy-winning and Oscar-nominated star after hosting the show for its first three seasons. In it, young people with outstanding talents showcase what they can do and interact with the host in a comedic way.
“Melissa’s just an incredible performer and incredible comedian,” Paul Telegdy, NBC’s co-chairman of entertainment told reporters while announcing the news (via People). “She will bring a completely fresh perspective to it.”
“Melissa is a strong creative force with her own ideas. Changes will be apparent,” Telegdy added.
Steve Harvey has also lost his talk show “Steve” which will not be renewed by NBC.