John Mayer 'Very Close' to Signing Variety Show Deal with CBS
Posted on Wed Jan 14, 2009 01:00 PM PDT

John Mayer MayerCBS200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - John Mayer is reportedly "very close" to finalizing a deal to host a variety show for CBS, according to the network.

CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler told a meeting of the Television Critics Association that the project is under development and an agreement is near.

While they haven't figured out the format of the show, it's believed it will feature a mix of music performances and sketch comedy.

An email to Mayer's spokesperson was not returned.