‘Oprah’ Renewals Through 2011 Reach 60 Percent

Oct 13, 2004  •  Post A Comment

King World Productions has renewed “The Oprah Winfrey Show” through the 2010-11 season on stations representing more than 60 percent of the country, Roger King, CEO, CBS Enterprises and King World Productions, announced Wednesday.

In addition to many ABC owned-and-operated stations in the Viacom, Hearst-Argyle, Belo, Cox, LIN, NBC and Post-Newsweek groups have renewed “Oprah.” The renewals include WABC-TV (New York), KABC-TV (Los Angeles), WLS-TV (Chicago), WPVI-TV (Philadelphia), KGO-TV (San Francisco), WCVB-TV (Boston), WFAA-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth), WSB-TV (Atlanta), KHOU-TV (Houston), KING-TV (Seattle) and WCCO-TV (Minneapolis).

“Oprah” has remained the No. 1 syndicated talk show for 18 consecutive seasons, winning every sweeps since its debut in 1986. It is produced in Chicago by Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions. and syndicated to 212 domestic markets by King World and 108 countries by CBS Paramount International Television.