FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA TO APPEAR ON "STEVE HARVEY" WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2012
Chicago, IL - September 26, 2012 - First Lady Michelle Obama will tape an episode of the all-new daytime show "Steve Harvey" that will air on Wednesday, October 3 (check local listings for time and channel). Mrs. Obama will tape the episode in Chicago on Thursday, September 27.
Said Harvey, "I'm so honored to welcome First Lady Michelle Obama to the set of my new daytime show. We're a new show with just a few weeks on the air, so this means the world to me and my staff."
"Steve Harvey," which has connected with millions in its first few weeks with its blend of common sense advice and humor, is produced by Endemol USA with Steve Harvey, Alex Duda and Rushion McDonald serving as executive producers. The show is cleared in 98% of the country, including all of the NBC Owned Television Stations, and is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. "Steve Harvey" is taped before a live studio audience at the state-of-the-art HD NBC 5 studios in downtown Chicago.
About Endemol USA:
Endemol USA is a leading producer of television programming specializing in unscripted and scripted genres for network and cable television. David Goldberg is Chairman and CEO of Endemol North America. The company produces the hit series Big Brother (CBS), Chicagolicious (Style), Jerseylicious (Style), Love in the Wild (NBC), Wipeout (ABC) and "Steve Harvey," the syndicated daytime show. They are also known for producing some of the most popular non-scripted primetime programming in North America, including Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and Fear Factor. Endemol USA launched Endemol Studios in August, 2011 following Endemol USA's successful development of the break-out hit series Hell on Wheels (AMC). Endemol USA's subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment, Endemol Studios, 51 Minds, Original Media and True Entertainment. Endemol USA is a division of the Endemol Group, a leading international content developer, producer and distributor of television andonline programming. The company, headquartered in the Netherlands and the UK, has over 80 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 31 countries, including the major European markets, the U.S., Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa. Endemol is a privately held company. For more information, please visit http://www.endemolusa.com.
About NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution:
The NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution division is responsible for the sales and distribution of NBCUniversal product to all forms of television within the U.S. and Canada. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, to broadcast syndication. Current first-run broadcast syndicated programming includes "Steve Harvey," "Trisha Goddard," "Access Hollywood," "Access Hollywood Live," "The Jerry Springer Show," "Maury," "The Steve Wilkos Show," "The Chris Matthews Show" and "The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo." Current off-network programming includes "30 Rock," "Baggage," "House," "Law & Order," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," and "The Office."
In the Canadian marketplace, the division sells current television and film product as well as content from NBCUniversal's vast library (Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Television, Universal Cable Productions, NBC Late Night properties) to broadcast, basic cable, pay cable and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) platforms. Current programming includes "Go On," "The Mindy Project," "Covert Affairs," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Smash."
Show & ticket inquiries: www.steveharveytv.com