Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series

Steve Harvey (Photo by Chris Pizzello /Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The Fox network says it has picked up “Showtime at the Apollo” as a one-hour weekly series set to debut next season. The show will feature as its host Steve Harvey, who presided over two “Apollo” specials earlier this season.

Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series

Performers on those specials included John Legend, Ja Rule, Doug E. Fresh, Chaka Khan and Flo Rida.

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Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series

Along with more guest stars, the upcoming series will feature elements from the Apollo’s legendary Amateur Night, the live talent competition now in its 82nd year.

Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series

The Apollo Theater launched the careers of legendary artists including James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Lauryn Hill and The Jackson Five.

Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series

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Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series
Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series
Steve Harvey, Fox Network Expanding ‘Showtime At The Apollo’ To Weekly Series