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With her “Today Show” and “The View” gigs behind her, daytime personality Meredith Vieira is embarking on the next step of her career: She’ll be hosting her very own talk show on NBC!

The network’s chairman, Ted Harbert, announced that the Rhode Island native is gearing up for her self-titled talk show, which will debut in the fall of 2014. “All of us at NBCU are so excited about this new show with Meredith. She creates an instant connection with audiences with her smart, quick-witted and down-to-earth style,” he says. “This entertaining and substantive show will be a great way to reach her loyal daytime fans as well as new ones who will discover why Meredith is one of America’s most loved television personalities.”

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