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Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution has renewed the Live with Kelly and Michael talk show on the ABC owned stations through the 2019-2020 television season. Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan host the morning show.
The division has also renewed the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire game show on the ABC owned stations for 2016-2017 (with the exception of Wls-tv Chicago). The Bachelor's Chris Harrison is in his first season hosting the show, which was hosted by Terry Crews, the year prior.
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“Live With Kelly and Michael” will stay alive on the ABC Owned Stations through at least the 2019-2020 television season, thanks to a Tuesday morning renewal by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. Additionally, the group has renewed “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on the ABC Owned Stations for 2016-2017 — with the exception of the Chicago market, that is. The eight ABC Owned stations are New York (Wabc-tv), Los Angeles (Kabc-tv), Chicago (Wls-tv), Philadelphia (Wpvi-tv), San Francisco (Kgo-tv), Houston (Ktrk-tv), Raleigh/Durham (Wtvd-tv) and Fresno (Kfsn-tv). “We are exceptionally proud of ‘Live’s’ unparalleled success and are thrilled »
- Tony Maglio
Live will stay that way for some time. The syndicated talker starring Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan has been renewed through the 2019-20 season. Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution has also renewed game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire for the 2016-17 season. The renewals are for the majority of ABC-owned stations and keep Ripa and Strahan at the helm of one of highest-rated and most stable shows in daytime. “We are exceptionally proud of Live's unparalleled success and are thrilled to extend our highly valued partnership with the ABC-owned stations for many
- Michael O'Connell
“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” also has been renewed by its ABC-owned incumbent stations through the 2016-17 season. Both “Live” and “Millionaire” are distributed in first-run syndication by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. “Live” is carried by all eight ABC O&Os in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Houston, Raleigh-Durham, N.C., and Fresno, Calif. “Millionaire” airs on the ABC O&Os with the exception of Wls-tv Chicago.
“Millionaire,” one of the franchises that kicked off the contemporary wave of reality TV and international format hits, is heading into its 15th season in syndication. “The Bachelor” host Chris Harrison took over hosting duties this season from Terry Crews.
“Live” ranks as one of »
- Cynthia Littleton
Disney/ABC Television Distribution’s flagship syndicated series, Live with Kelly and Michael, has been renewed by the ABC Owned Stations through the 2019-2020 television season. Additionally, the ABC O&Os have picked up Disney/ABC’s game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire for next season, 2016-17( with the exception of Wls-tv Chicago). The renewals come on the first day of the Natpe confab in Miami. They also follow the 1.8 women 25-54 rating that Live with Kelly and Micha… »
NBCUniversal Television Distribution has pulled the plug on “The Meredith Vieira Show,” canceling the syndicated talk show after it finishes out its second season in May.
The daytime series was centered around the veteran journalist and former “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host and premiered in early September 2014. A month and a half later, it received a second-season renewal.
However, “Meredith Vieira” was averaging about 1.1 million viewers this season, down about 25% from the previous year, according to Nielsen. It was the second least-popular of the 15 current syndicated talk shows on the air (the first being Disney-abc’s “FABLife,” which recently lost co-host Tyra Banks).
“I am so sorry to see our show come to an end after this season, but I am also incredibly proud of the work our staff has done and forever grateful to our supportive viewers. We promise to spend our final weeks producing the best broadcast we know how. »
- Whitney Friedlander
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