'The Wendy Williams Show' renewed
Debmar-Mercury's talk show returning in 80% of U.S.Debmar-Mercury's "The Wendy Williams Show" has been renewed in 80% of U.S., including 18 of the top 20 markets.
The new additions include stations owned by Lin, Tribune, Local TV, Sinclair, Raycom and Granite. They are joining the Fox Television Stations, which last fall renewed the talk show in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other top markets through 2012.
"Wendy" launched nationally on the Fox O&Os and other major groups in July 2009, following a six-week, four-market preview on Fox stations in summer 2008. It is sold on a cash-plus-barter basis, with 10 minutes local and four minutes national advertising time available.