Carrie Underwood to Appear on Blue Bloods

Entertainment Jul. 21, 2011 AT 12:12PM
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Carrie's croonin' on CBS!

Grammy Award winner Carrie Underwood will join Tony Bennett for a unique appearance on CBS' Friday night drama Blue Bloods when its second season premieres September 23.

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Underwood, 28, and Bennett, 84, will play themselves when they sing at a fundraising event attended by series regulars Tom Selleck (as Frank Reagan) and Bridget Moynahan (as Erin Reagan-Boyle). The singers will perform "It Had to Be You" and interact with Selleck and Moynahan in their scene.

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"Having musical legend Tony Bennett and the hugely talented country music star Carrie Underwood perform on our show is a true gift. The talent that they bring together is amazing," the show's Executive Producer Leonard Goldberg told Us Weekly in a statement Thursday. "We're looking forward to an exciting second season premiere with a story that is certain to provoke debate, and are thrilled that Tony and Carrie can be a part of it."

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Underwood's Blue Bloods gig is not her first primetime appearance on the network. In February 2010, she made her acting debut on CBS' How I Met Your Mother opposite series star Josh Radnor.

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