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Meredith Vieira Gets a Talk Show

NBC Universal announced on Tuesday that it will be launching Meredith Vieira's new talk show in September 2014. The midafternoon show, titled The Meredith Vieira Show, is expected to be a mix of celebrity and human-interest stories. Vieira's furniture and family photographs will be used to decorate the set in an attempt to make it more intimate. Fifty-nine-year-old Vieira, who is currently a special correspondent for NBC News, previously hosted Today, The View, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. She's currently a correspondent for NBC News.