E Street Band’s Everett Bradley has joined The Meredith Vieira Show as bandleader and Jon Harris will serve as the show’s announcer, NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution said today. Bradley plays percussion and sings backup vocals with Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, and will lead the house band on the weekday show, a rarity for daytime TV. In addition, Geoff Rosen and Matthew Strauss have been named co-executive producers for the show, which has been sold to local stations in 98% of the U.S. Benita Alexander, Angela LaGreca and Leslie Peirez have joined as supervising producers. The Meredith Vieira Show premieres in national syndication on September 8.
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