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    Test Your Syndicated Programming Knowledge 

    Since we all know what comes after Christmas and New Year’s Day – the annual National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) conference – let’s prepare ourselves with this brief quiz on current, and past, first-run syndicated series entries. I included stripped talk, court, game and magazine, and weekly scripted sitcoms and action/adventure hours. And […]

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    ‘Hot Topics With Judge Joe’ Cleared in New York

    Success leads to imitation, so there is nothing unusual about several new potential first-run talk, game and court show strips next fall. “It’s all about tapping into a proven format with the right personality,” noted media analyst Bill Carroll. “And we are now beginning to see more time periods open, which could be why there […]

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    Jerry Springer to Return to Daytime Syndication

    After months of speculation, NBCUniveral has confirmed it will move forward with “Judge Jerry,” featuring Jerry Springer trading trashy talk for a go as a court show judge using law and order to settle disputes.  “For the first time in my life, I am going to be called honorable,” Springer said in a statement. “My […]

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    ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ Officially Canceled

    Following the recent news that “The Jerry Springer Show” has ended production comes word that the veteran syndicated daytime talker has been officially canceled by NBCUniversal. Debuting on Sept. 30, 1991, what started as a legitimate issues-oriented and political talk show, a longer version of the commentary for which Springer had gained local fame as […]

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    ‘The Jerry Springer Show’ Ends Production

    Veteran NBCUniversal talker “The Jerry Springer Show,” staple in syndication since 1991 (and the one talk show to out-rate the then dominant “Oprah Winfrey Show” for one season – in 1997-98) has stopped production on new episodes. Encore telecast will begin airing on The CW in daytime this fall. While not officially canceled, at least […]

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    ‘Dr. Oz’ Renewed Through 2018-19

    [socialpoll id=”2366439″] Syndicated first-run talk show mainstay “Dr. Oz” has been renewed through the 2018-19 season, which will take it through 10 seasons. Debuting on Sept. 14, 2009, the renewal is a result of a deal between distributor Sony Pictures Television and Fox Stations Group, which carries the show in the largest U.S. markets. For […]

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