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Sony Plans Major Unscripted Content Expansion With $350M Deal for Industrial Media

Sony Pictures Television is making a strategic push into unscripted content, buying a majority stake in Industrial Media that values the company at $350 million. Industrial Media was formed in 2018 in a merger between Core Media Group and Eli Holzman’s The Intellectual Property Corp. (IPC), with Crestview Partners, BlackRock and UTA among its investors. […]

Dr. Oz Announces Run for Senate in Pennsylvania

Dr. Mehmet Oz is leaving television to join the world of politics. The cardiothoracic surgeon and longtime TV personality will run for the open U.S. Senate seat in Pennsylvania, which will be up for grabs in 2022 when Republican Sen. Pat Toomey retires. Oz will run as a Republican candidate, joining a crowded field in […]

Kelly Clarkson to Take Over Ellen DeGeneres’ Daytime Slot

NBC has locked in plans to fill the void created by the upcoming conclusion of Ellen DeGeneres’ daytime show. The Kelly Clarkson Show has been tapped to take over the slot currently occupied by Ellen when the latter show comes to an end next year. Clarkson’s show — which is owned and produced by NBC’s […]

Sony to Take ‘People’ Magazine Syndicated Show National

Sony has partnered with Meredith Corporation to take the latter's syndicated strip 'People (The TV Show)' national.

Ice-T Syndicated Legal Show to Get Tryout on Fox Stations

Ice-T is headed to daytime TV, starring in a legal show called 'The Mediator.' It will get a four-week tryout on Fox stations in early 2021.

Niecy Nash to Host Daytime Syndicated Talk Show (Exclusive)

Niecy Nash may be adding talk show host to her résumé. CBS Television Distribution is nearing a daytime syndicated talk show set to be hosted by the 'Reno 911!' and 'Claws' actress.

Nick Cannon to Host Daytime Syndicated Talk Show

Nick Cannon is adding another hosting gig to his schedule. The Masked Singer host is teaming with Lionsgate's Debmar-Mercury to front his own syndicated daytime talk show in 2020. Cannon will co-produce the series via his production company, Ncredible Entertainment. Details on the name of the show and a specific launch date — as well […]

‘Seinfeld’ Heads to Viacom in Cable Syndication Deal

Sony TV has closed its second library deal for 'Seinfeld' in a week. Days after securing more than $500 million from Netflix for exclusive global streaming rights to the comedy created by and starring Jerry Seinfeld, the studio behind the series has sold domestic cable rights to Viacom.

‘Wendy Williams Show’ Renewed for Two More Seasons

Wendy Williams will be staying on daytime TV through 2022.

‘Extra’ Moving to Fox

The syndicated newsmagazine 'Extra' is moving from its longtime home on NBC owned-and-operated stations to Fox in seven major markets, starting in fall 2019.

Meredith Vieira-Hosted Syndicated Game Show Picked Up for Fall Launch (Exclusive)

Meredith Vieira is returning to television. Fox Television Stations has picked up the Vieira-hosted syndicated game show 25 Words or Less for a fall launch following a three-week trial run this summer. The next batch of episodes will debut in the fall. The series has been cleared in 40 percent of the country amid increased […]

Mel Robbins to Host Syndicated Daytime Talk Show

Mel Robbins will host a syndicated daytime talk show in the fall on Tribute-owned stations.