Harry Styles Lands Major TV Special

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After wrapping his first feature film, DunkirkHarry Styles is making a leap to the small screen — and that, too, for a big honor.

In the past, Styles, who has four acting credits to his name, has appeared on shows like iCarly and Saturday Night Live, but come November, the “Sign of the Times” singer will have all eyes on him, in the form of a TV special.

On Monday (Aug. 21), BBC announced that Styles is getting his own hour-long entertainment special called, Harry Styles at the BBC, which will feature live performances from the artist in front of a studio audience, as well as sit-down with the “Sweet Creatures” singer to talk about his life and career.

“These shows are all about creating a world in which superstars like Harry feel incredibly comfortable and, alongside their brilliant, live performances, can simply have fun and enjoy revealing more of themselves to viewers than is ever normally possible,” editor of special events and formats for BBC Studios, Guy Freeman, said via BBC.

The TV special will be filmed on August 30, 2017 and will air in November. It will be hosted by Styles’ very close friend, and BBC Radio DJ, Nick Grimshaw, who also made a statement about the unique TV experience.

“Harry is a great performer and full of so many wonderful stories about his extraordinary career, which he’ll be sharing with us,” Grimshaw said on Monday.

Styles will be following in the footsteps of Adele and Michael Bublé, who have both been given the BBC TV treatments and had their own entertainment specials in the past. They might be big shoes to fill, but as the youngest member of the r super-group One Direction, he has always risen to the occasion, so we’re thinking this special will be no different.

Harry Styles on the BBC will air on the BBC sometime in November 2017.

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