Local boy to appear on Steve Harvey Show

Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:08 - Written by

A Tyler boy is experiencing his walk of fame as an Internet sensation as his performance on "The Steve Harvey Show" will air on national television.

Four-year-oldTanner Hemness, of Tyler, was noticed by the producers of "The Steve Harvey Show" in a video that went viral back in October of him reciting the alphabet, but with a lengthy Bible verse in representation of each letter that he had memorized.

According to the Steve Harvey Show, the producer reached out to Tanner's parents to bring him to Chicago to be on the show. Tanner will be on the show at 4 p.m. Thursday on KFXK.