The new syndicated talker from NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution gets a green light from its anchor station group.
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced Thursday that its freshman syndicated daytime program, The Meredith Vieira Show has been renewed on the NBC Owned Television Stations for its second season.
The program, hosted by journalist and television host Meredith Vieira, premiered Sept. 8 and is currently sold in 98% of the country including the NBC Owned Television Stations.
“We are proud to have Meredith Vieira on our stations for a second season,” said Valari Staab, president, NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations. “Meredith is genuine, smart, warm and funny, and she has our strong support to help her continue to grow her show in this very challenging day part.”
“The Meredith Vieira Show has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season,” said Ed Swindler, president of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations. “With its singular host and talented producers, Meredith has grown creatively since launch, continues to gain viewers and we are optimistic it will emerge as a staple in daytime.”
The Meredith Vieira Show is produced and distributed in the U.S. by NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution. Meredith Vieira is executive producer along with Rich Sirop and Michael Glantz.