Entertainment News Show Renewed for 2014-15 TVWeek
A syndicated half-hour entertainment news program has been picked up for 2014-15. Twentieth Television Executive VP and General Manager of Broadcast Sales Paul Franklin announced that the complany's "Dish Nation" will be back after being picked up by the Fox Television Stations.
“The hilarious personalities featured on ‘Dish Nation’ are clearly resonating with viewers across the country," Franklin said. "The program’s comedic take on pop culture and celebrity news have freshened up the stagnant entertainment magazine genre. The Fox Television Stations are a strong partner who first nurtured ‘Dish Nation’ as a summer test; we are thrilled to return for a third season on their local stations.”
The announcement describes “Dish Nation” as "a daily program highlighting the nation’s funniest radio shows; riffing on what’s hot and happening that day in pop culture. A fresh, new format, 'Dish Nation' gives a comedic twist to the news that’s on everyone’s minds. Whether the latest on celebrity couples, breaking entertainment news, hot pop culture moments or what happened on reality TV the night before -- the 'Dish Nation' personalities from Atlanta, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Dallas offer their outrageous perspectives each day, 52 weeks a year."