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    Daytime Talker ‘Maury’ Renewed Through 2022

    Syndicated daytime talk show “Maury,” hosted by Maury Povich, has been renewed by NBCUniversal for two more seasons, taking it through 2022. “Like my father used to say about his marriage to my mother after 60 years, we take this one decade at a time. With the ‘Maury’ show and NBC, it’s a great marriage,” […]

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    ‘Judge Jerry’ Renewed for Season Two

    NBCUniversal has announced the second season pickup of first-run court strip “Judge Jerry,” with Jerry Springer. The series has been cleared in more than 95% of the U.S. on various station groups across the nation. In this current season, “Judge Jerry” premiered as the highest-rated court show in five years. The court strip is currently […]

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    NBC Revives ‘A.P. Bio’ on Streaming Service

    NBCUniversal’s unnamed streaming service has its first original sitcom, “A.P. Bio,” which is produced by Lorne Michaels and was canceled by the network after two seasons. The series stars “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” star Glen Howerton as a disgraced Harvard professor who gets a second lease on life when he takes a job as […]

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    Key Points in Media Worth Noting in the First Half of January

    With midseason officially here, the following is a timeline of notable events during the first 15 days in January. Listed in order of date (and incorporating network, digital, cable and syndication), included are new program announcements, series renewals, rating highlights, scheduling announcements, awards show winners, historical highlights, industry provider updates, celebrity news, executive news, casting […]

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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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    Kelly Clarkson Daytime Talker Picked Up by NBCU Stations

    “The Kelly Clarkson Show” from NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution, a new syndicated daytime talk show slated to debut in fall 2019, has been sold to 11 NBC-owned affiliates across the country. It will air weekdays as the lead-in to “Ellen” in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas/Fort Worth, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Miami, San […]

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    PromaxBDA: Highlights from the 2018 Conference

    Last week, from June 11 to June 14, was the PromaxBDA 2018 Conference at the Hilton Hotel in New York City. Learn, create and connect: it was a potpourri of attendees and represented companies including ABC, Amazon Studios, AMC Networks, A+E Networks, AT&T Entertainment Group, BBC, Bell Media, BET Networks, Bravo, CBS, CNN, Comedy Central, […]

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    Snapchat to Roll Out On-Demand TV Shows

    Snapchat has announced it is partnering with an array of initial broadcasters to create special shows for its millennial targeted audience. The initial deals include A+E Networks, NBCUniversal, ABC, Turner, ESPN, the NF and Vice Media, and the company is reportedly also in conversations with CBS and 21st Century Fox. The outlets are expected to […]

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