or


[10/25/10 - 09:35 AM]
Veteran Daytime Talk Shows "Maury," "The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show" Sold to Broadcast Stations Through 2014
All three talk shows have been renewed on station groups covering more than 50% of the U.S. for the next three seasons.

[via press release from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution]

VETERAN DAYTIME TALK SHOWS "MAURY" "THE JERRY SPRINGER SHOW" AND "THE STEVE WILKOS SHOW" SOLD TO BROADCAST STATIONS THROUGH 2014

The Nationally Syndicated Shows Have Been Renewed In More Than Half Of The Country With Broadcast Station Groups Including Tribune, Sinclair And Hearst

Stamford, CT - October 25, 2010 - NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution hit talk show franchise's "Maury," "The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show" have all been sold through September 2014 to station groups including Tribune, Sinclair and Hearst, it was announced today by Barry Wallach, President, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

All three talk shows have been renewed on station groups covering more than 50% of the U.S. for the next three seasons in national syndication. Tribune stations include WPIX-TV New York, KTLA-TV Los Angeles and WPHL-TV Philadelphia; Sinclair stations include WPGH-TV Pittsburgh and WTTE-TV Columbus; and Hearst stations include WKCF-TV Orlando and WMOR-TV Tampa.

"'Maury,' 'The Jerry Springer Show' and 'The Steve Wilkos Show' continue to be three of the highest-rated talk shows in all of daytime television" said Wallach. "In a business where shows often come and go, these shows continue to attract millions of viewers each week and remain constants in a sea of change."

"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with 'Maury' 'Jerry' and 'Steve'," said Sean Compton, President, Programming and Entertainment, Tribune Broadcasting. "Each show has delivered significant ratings growth on a year-to-year basis and continue to drive big revenue increases for the Tribune stations. These shows serve our viewers and advertisers very well."

For the 2009-10 season "Maury" posted a 2.0 rating up 11% in Households from 2008-09 (1.8) and "Maury" was the #1 syndicated talk show in adults 18-34 for the 2009-10 season with a 1.2 rating (tied with "Oprah"); "The Jerry Springer Show" posted a 1.3 rating, up 18% in Households from 2008-09 (1.1) and "The Steve Wilkos Show" averaged a 1.2 rating, up 20% over 2008-09 (1.0).

And the momentum continues--at the start of the 2010-11 season, "Maury," which is currently in its 13th season, delivered its highest Household rating for a season premiere in three years (1.5, 1.6, 1.9: +19% vs. last season's season premiere); "The Jerry Springer Show" just began its 20th season in national syndication with its highest Household rating for a season premiere in three years (0.9, 1.1, 1.4: +27% vs. last year's season premiere); and "The Steve Wilkos Show" is delivering its highest Households rating for a season premiere in the program's four year history (0.9, 1.0, 1.1, 1.3: +18% vs. last year's season premiere.)

"Maury," The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show" are taped in front of live studio audiences at the Stamford Media Center in Stamford, CT. Paul Faulhaber is the executive producer on "Maury." Rachelle Wilkos is the executive producer for both "The Jerry Springer Show" and "The Steve Wilkos Show." All three talk shows are produced by Stamford Media Center and Production LLC and distributed in the U.S. by NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.

About NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution:

The NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the distribution of NBC Universal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. This includes distribution of current and library film and television product, formats and non-scripted programming in the pay, free, and basic cable television markets, as well as the domestic syndication of first-run syndicated TV programs, theatrical and TV movie packages.

Current first-run strip syndicated programming from NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution includes "Access Hollywood," "Access Hollywood Live," "The Jerry Springer Show," "Maury" and "The Steve Wilkos Show." Current first-run weekly syndicated programming includes "The Chris Matthews Show," "The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo" and the off-network distribution of "30 Rock," "Friday Night Lights," "House," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Monk," "The Office," "The Real Housewives" franchise and much more.





  [october 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· JERRY SPRINGER SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· MAURY (SYNDICATION)
· OPRAH WINFREY SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· STEVE WILKOS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)











[05/22/15 - 01:09 PM]
First Look Images: FX's "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson"
Get your first look at Sarah Paulson, Billy Magnussen, John Travolta, David Schwimmer, Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Courtney Vance in the limited series, due in early 2016.

[05/22/15 - 11:02 AM]
"The Bastard Executioner" Swings Into Action This Fall on FX
Kurt Sutter's new series is billed as "a gripping and brutal journey through the Late Middle Ages."

[05/22/15 - 10:54 AM]
First Look Image: Danny Trejo as "The Regulator" on El Rey Network/Miramax's 'From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series"
Currently in production on its sophomore season, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" is slated to return late Summer 2015.

[05/22/15 - 10:32 AM]
NBC's Star-Studded Inaugural Charity Event "Red Nose Day" Raises Over $21 Million to Help Lift Children and Young People Out of Poverty
Julia Roberts, Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton, Neill Patrick Harris, Richard Gere, Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Pharell, Coldplay, One Direction and Zac Efron were just a few of the many celebrities appearing in the three-hour entertainment event.

[05/22/15 - 10:25 AM]
E! Delivers Ratings Highs Led by "Keeping Up with the Kardashians: About Bruce" Special and Season Finale of "The Royals"
E! further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 08:31 AM]
"Mad Men" Finale Is Series' Highest-Rated Episode Ever Among Total Viewers and Adults 25-54
AMC further spins the numbers for Sunday, May 17.

[05/22/15 - 08:21 AM]
NBC's "Red Nose Day" Was No. 1 Among the Big 4 networks in the 10 p.m. Hour
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 07:01 AM]
NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 Delivers 47 Percent Ratings Increase from Last Time on ESPN
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/22/15 - 06:42 AM]
HGTV and DIY Network Greenlight Six New Series
After delivering 11 consecutive months of ratings growth, top 10 cable network HGTV, along with its sister network, DIY Network, have confirmed production orders for six new series.

[05/22/15 - 06:02 AM]
Netflix Announces "A Very Murray Christmas"
Written by Sofia Coppola, Bill Murray and Mitch Glazer and directed by Sofia Coppola, the special is an homage to the classic variety show featuring Bill Murray playing himself, as he worries no one will show up to his TV show due to a terrible snow storm in New York City.

[05/22/15 - 06:01 AM]
CMT to Kickoff "Friday Night Lights" Memorial Day Event with the Network Premiere of the Film, And a Marathon of the Series Hosted by Jessie James Decker Featuring Fan-Voted Poll Results of Favorite Series Characters
Fans can head over to CMT's Facebook page to vote for their favorite "Friday Night Lights" characters from season one.

[05/22/15 - 05:31 AM]
Joel McHale Set to Host "The 2015 ESPYS" on ABC July 15
"The ESPYS" will be broadcast live on ABC Wednesday, July 15, at 8 p.m. ET from Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles.

[05/21/15 - 03:43 PM]
Updated: ABC's 2014-15 Primetime Ratings
ABC further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[05/21/15 - 03:27 PM]
Kickstarter Sensation "Kung Fury" Delivers Bad to the Bone 80's Action, Artistry and Hilarity... and El Rey Is the Only Place on Your TV Badass Enough to Show It
An official selection of the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the visually spectacular 30-minute action comedy was created by Swedish filmmaker David Sandberg and backed by the Kickstarter community.