The Hollywood actor, who became the storyteller for Thomas & Friends' Fifth and Sixth Seasons, is to present a primetime weekly chat show on MSNBC for a 10pm slot on Fridays.
Announced by political blog Mediaite earlier this month, the deal chronicles Baldwin's long association with the NBC owned network.
However, the actor hasn't escaped criticism from the limelight with many commentators lamenting the network's decision to sign up Baldwin.
Their previous show, popular sitcom 30 Rock, ran for seven seasons and ended in January earlier this year.
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