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NBC's 'Great News' Star John Michael Higgins Visits Boston

The new show premieres Tuesday night on NBC Boston at 9 p.m.

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    Actor John Michael Higgins, a Boston native, visited his hometown Tuesday and toured NBC Boston before the premiere of his new show, "Great News."

    (Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017)

    Actor John Michael Higgins, the star of NBC's new show "Great News," visited Boston on Tuesday ahead of the show's premiere.

    Higgins plays an old-school news anchor alongside actress Nicole Richie. The show also stars Andrea Martin, who decides to take an internship at her daughter's news station.

    Higgins, who was born in Boston and attended Amherst College, started his day at KISS 108 alongside "Matty in the Morning," where he talked about his return to the city and his new show.

    NBC Boston entertainment reporter Jackie Bruno sat down with Higgins later on in the morning at the Friendly Toast for a quick game of "Rapid Fire" Boston edition.

    Jackie Bruno Gives John Michael Higgins the NBC Boston Tour

    [NECN] Jackie Bruno Gives John Michael Higgins the NBC Boston Tour

    Actor John Michael Higgins stopped by the NBC Boston studios ahead of the premiere of his new show "Great News." Our Jackie Bruno gave him the full tour. "Great News" airs on NBC Boston Tuesdays at 9 p.m. 

    (Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017)

    Higgins concluded his day with a visit to the NBC Boston studios, and even tried anchoring at a real news desk.

    "Great News" premieres Tuesday at 9 p.m. on NBC Boston.