Jessica Simpson to be Katie Couric's first guest on talk show

Jessica Simpson. (Jan. 6, 2012)

Jessica Simpson. (Jan. 6, 2012) (Credit: Getty Images)

Jessica Simpson will be Katie Couric's first guest on her new, syndicated talk show, "Katie," when it premieres Sept. 10.

According to a statement from the show, Simpson will talk about her "most intense challenges -- including losing the weight she put on during her pregnancy -- the journey to get back into shape . . . and how she's learned to juggle motherhood and her billion-dollar business empire."

On the subject of getting back in shape, Simpson signed a $4 million deal with Weight Watchers to help shed pregnancy pounds before giving birth to daughter Maxwell in May, Us Weekly reported.

The magazine also said that one of the actress-designer-singer's most recent dietary fixes has been cutting out the alcohol. She tweeted earlier this month: "Responsibility has drastically changed my life. Saturday night drink of choice . . . water! :)."

Singer Sheryl Crow will also show up on Sept. 10 with Simpson.

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