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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. who rose to fame when he won America's Got Talent has signed a contract with NBC to host his own variety show. The Logan, WV native garnered national attention with his Frank Sinatra singing style and quiet charm. The show is a throwback to successful 70's variety shows like The Sonny and Cher Show and The Carol Burnett Show. Landau will welcome name recording stars as guests and will feature a comedy ensemble.