Alec Baldwin Snags MSNBC Talk Show

Alec Baldwin Snags MSNBC Talk Show

Adding another item to his credit, Alec Baldwin officially signed on to host a talk show on MSNBC.

The new program Up Late with Alec Baldwin premieres in October and hits the airwaves at 10 p.m. on Fridays.

“I”ve been talking with Alec for a while and can”t wait to bring his personality and eclectic interests to MSNBC,” said MSNBC president Phil Griffin. “He”s got such passion for ideas and what”s going on in the world – he”s going to be a great addition to our line-up.”

Baldwin adds the experience to his hosting skills on his WNYW podcast Heres the Thing.

Meanwhile, he recently told The Hollywood Reporter, “That show would be the pinnacle of the marriage between my political beliefs, my political curiosity and wanting to communicate to people on camera to a broader audience.