Actor Alec Baldwin is in talks to host a primetime political show on U.S. Tv.

The 30 Rock star, who is known for his strong political views, is reportedly close to securing his own weekly programme on the Msnbc network.

According to, the show will air on Friday nights, although company executives have so far remained mum on the reports.

A network insider tells the website, "We're fans of Alec but we've got nothing to say regarding this unconfirmed report."