NPR's Scott Simon To Tape Variety Show Pilot
February 8, 2013 at 4:24 AM (PT)
NPR "WEEKEND EDITION SATURDAY" host SCOTT SIMON is taping a pilot for a new variety show, "WONDERFUL TOWN," at BROOKLYN's BELL HOUSE on FEBRUARY 26th. The pilot will feature comedian JIM GAFFIGAN, singer STORM LARGE, and musician JULIAN VELARD.
NPR spokesperson EMERSON BROWN called the taping "an experiment" in a talk with CURRENT.ORG, adding that a second taping based on feedback from the FEBRUARY 26th event is likely, no further plans for the show are in place.