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Duo roused for Fox a.m. show

NEW YORK -- Two weeks after picking an executive producer for its new national morning show, Fox has named two co-executive producers.

The untitled morning show will debut in January, hosted live from New York by Mike Jerrick and Juliet Huddy from 9-10 a.m. EST. It will air at the start on Fox's owned and operated stations.

The network said Monday that Patricia Ciano and Terence Noonan will be co-executive producers. Ciano had been supervising producer at Sony Pictures Television, where she launched Judge Hatchett and Judge Maria Lopez. She also worked with RDF Media on ABC's Wife Swap as well as on Ricki Lake, "Life & Style" and Jenny Jones.

Noonan had been executive creative consultant at SPT. He had been executive producer of Plum TV's Beauty Beat and also worked on "Life & Style" as senior producer plus Living It Up With Ali and Jack, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, ElimiDate and The Rosie O'Donnell Show.

They join executive producer Tom Mazzarelli, who left his job as senior producer at NBC's Today to become executive producer of the morning show.

Talk swirls of next syndie season

Talk swirls of next syndie season
Syndication development for the 2007-08 season is well under way as the major distributors prepare for NATPE's annual conference in January. Among the first-run projects rumored to be in the works, sources said Telepictures Prods. is working on a talk show featuring TV reporter Maria Salazar, Twentieth Television is developing the game show Catch Phrase, Sony Pictures Television is developing a court show featuring Miami-Dade Circuit Judge David Young, and Buena Vista Television has a talk show type of project featuring actress Sherri Shepherd. At Telepictures, Jill Mullikin-Bates, whose syndication credits include serving as senior supervising producer on ElimiDate and producer on Sally Jessy Raphael, is executive producing the Salazar-hosted project, sources said. Salazar has worked for CNN and Spanish-language networks Telemundo and Univision.

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