‘TMZ,’ the breakthrough cross-platform syndicated entertainment news program from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Syndication has been renewed through 2014, the syndicator has announced.
Thus far it’s been renewed in more than 75% of the country, including "all of the owned-and-operated Fox affiliates, such as WNYW-TV (New York), KTTV-TV (Los Angeles) and WFLD-TV (Chicago)." This renewal extends the show to seven seasons.
According to the release, " ‘TMZ’ debuted in September 2007 with Fox serving as the primary station launch group and went on to become the highest-rated new first-run strip of the 2007–2008 season among households and all key women and adult demographics. Season to date, the series currently ranks number one among all syndicated magazines among adults 18-34 and is the second highest rated magazine among adults 18-49 and 25-54."
TMZ’s popular website had 16.3 million unique users in November, according to comScore.
The show is "produced by Harvey Levin Productions, Inc. and paraMedia, inc. in association with Telepictures Productions, the series is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Harvey Levin and Jim Paratore are the program’s executive producers."
In 2009 TVWeek chose TMZ.com as its Website of the Year.