Three popular nationally syndicated talk shows have been renewed through 2016 in more than 60% of the domestic market, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced.
The shows are NBCU’s “Maury,” “The Jerry Springer Show” and “The Steve Wilkos Show.” All three have been sold through September 2016 to station groups including Tribune, Sinclair, Hearst and Sunbeam, the company announced.
The company announced: “All three talk shows have been extended for an additional two seasons beyond the existing deal, which will keep them in national syndication for at least four more seasons through 2016. The shows now have been sold for the additional two seasons (2014-2016) to top stations representing over 60% of the U.S., which include WPIX New York, KTLA Los Angeles, WGN Chicago, WPHL Philadelphia, WLVI Boston, KDAF Dallas, WPGH Pittsburgh, WTTE Columbus and WKCF Orlando.”
All three shows are among the highest-rated daytime talk shows.