More 'Martha,' 'Mike and Juliet'


Daytime talkers "The Martha Stewart Show" and "The Morning Show With Mike and Juliet" are coming back for another season in syndication.

Twentieth Television said Wednesday that it has renewed the rookie "Mike and Juliet" for the 2008-09 season in all top 15 markets, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia.

The show, hosted by Mike Jerrick and Juliet Huddy, is broadcast live from the Fox studios in New York.

Meanwhile, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution said it has cleared "Martha" for its upcoming fourth season in 85% of the country. It has been sold to the NBC O&O stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Dallas, Miami and San Diego as well as to stations from Fox, Belo, Fisher, Scripps, Hearst, Allbritton, LIN, Young, Raycom, Clear Channel and other groups for the 2008-09 season.

The series is produced by Stewart's MSLO Prods. and Mark Burnett Prods., with Stewart and Burnett serving as executive producers.

In other syndication news, Mighty Oak Entertainment has cleared its weekly comedic clip series "Whacked Out Sports" in 85% of the country for its upcoming third season in syndication.

The independent distributor, which fully owns and executive produces the series, has added commitments from several additional markets for 2008.