John Mayer may be the next celebrity to star in a talk show.
The show will reportedly be formatted in the vein of BBC’s “Later… with Jools Holland,” which heavily features musical performances from new and established artists.
Pitched as “Later With John Mayer,” sources have told the outlet that it will potentially feature musical performances as well as interviews with musicians and other public figures in a setting designed to look like an after-hours club.
John Mayer is reportedly in negotiations to host a talk show for Paramount+ and CBS. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
“Later with John Mayer” would be a weekly offering on the streamer. The current plan is for specials derived from the show’s performances to occasionally air on CBS.
Additionally, the show could feature tie-ins with the annual Grammy Awards, which air on CBS.
Variety reports that CBS has wanted to work with Mayer for many years now, negotiations between the two first being reported back in 2009.
Fox News has reached out to reps for Mayer, Paramount+ and CBS for comment.
The show will reportedly heavily feature musical performances. (Photo by Leah Puttkammer/Getty Images)
In 2018, the rocker launched his own show on Instagram Live called “Current Mood.” He’s also served as guest host on CBS’ “The Late Late Show” and notably appeared during the final episode of “Late Night with Conan O’Brien.”
More recently, he’s become known for his comedic chops as he’s displayed on TikTok, having amassed over 1 million followers.
The “Say” singer won his first of seven Grammy Awards in 2002 for best male pop vocal performance for the song “Your Body Is A Wonderland.” Mayer has gone on to receive six more awards and a total of 19 nominations.