ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Stations and Gannett Broadcasting are among the station groups reupping through season 8.
Rachael Ray, the two-time Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Talk Show (Entertainment), has been renewed for two more years through the 2013-14 season, it was announced today by Joe DiSalvo, president of sales for CBS Television Distribution (CTD).
The strip is already renewed across the entire country, including stations from the following groups: ABC Owned Television Stations, CBS Television Station, Gannett Broadcasting, Cox Television, Meredith Broadcasting, Media General, Post-Newsweek, Hearst Television, Allbritton Communications, LIN Television, Scripps Media and more.
Rachael Ray is averaging a 1.6 household rating so far this season (up 7% over this time last year). In households, it ranks No. 6 among 14 talk shows. It’s averaging a 1.0 rating among women 25-54, up 11%.
“Rachael Ray has been a solid performer in stations’ lineups and has had a recent surge in ratings. We’re thrilled to be taking the show through eight seasons,” DiSalvo said.
Rachael Ray is distributed and produced by CBS Television Distribution in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks and Watch Entertainment. Janet Annino and Joseph Freed are the executive producers. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.