New Daytime Talk Show From NBCU Hits 60% Distribution TVWeek
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced that it has reaced the 60% distribution mark as it sells its upcoming daytime talker "The Meredith Vieira Show." The show is set to debut in fall 2014.
Ed Swindler, President, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations, made the announcement.
Said Swindler: "The response from our station partners has been tremendous and we are very pleased with the fantastic reception that we have received over the past few weeks for the upcoming ‘The Meredith Vieira Show.' Meredith has an ongoing genuine relationship with the daytime viewer and her authentic, fun and down-to-earth style creates an instant connection with the daytime audience.”
The company said in its announcement: "The new one-hour show starring award-winning TV personality Meredith Vieira has been sold in the nation’s top markets to station groups that include NBC Owned Television Stations (as previously announced), Hearst Television, Sinclair Broadcast Group, LIN Media, Cordillera Communications, Gray Television, Post-Newsweek, Schurz Communications, London Broadcasting, Hubbard Broadcasting, Bonneville, Meredith Corporation, Young Broadcasting, Raycom Media, Quincy, Cox Media Group and more."