Press Release: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has announced a new weekly series, Musical Matinee, hosted by TCM’s Dave Karger, celebrating the musical genre every Saturday at 12:00pm ET. The series kicks off Nov. 5 with An American in Paris (1951).

“I have a song in my head from the moment I wake up until I go to bed at night,” said Dave Karger, TCM Host of Musical Matinees. “Movies and music are my two passions, and they have always been intertwined to me. If we can give everyone a dose of music to start off their weekend, that’s a good thing!”

The selections for Musical Matinees in November represent a range of films where music plays an important part in the storytelling:

Karger began guest hosting on TCM in 2016 and was named an official host in 2018.