The new digital network will debut Sept. 9, anchored by the CBS Television Stations Group. It will feature programs from the libraries of iconic personalities including Martha Stewart and Emeril.
CBS Television Distribution’s Face the Truth will not return for a second season in strip syndication, sources confirmed Friday, but the company’s The Doctors and Daily Mail TV will both be back for seasons 12 and three, respectively.
CTD adds all current and future Debmar-Mercury product, including Wendy Williams, Caught in Providence and Fremantle’s Family Feud, to Its 11-show media sales slate.
Longtime CBS Television Distribution exec Stephen Hackett announced his plans to retire on Monday, soon ceding his top post in sales to Jonathan Bingaman.
Breakthrough With Dr. Steve Perry, distributed by CBS Television Distribution, is set to launch on Jan. 7, 2019, on eight Fox O&O, in a two-week test.
Entertainment Tonight is going OTT with the launch Wednesday of ET Live, a 24/7 live streaming app. The service will take advantage of Entertainment Tonight’s deep roots in entertainment over nearly 40 years of reporting to offer entertainment news to a new generation of viewers, said Becky Brooks, SVP of multiplatform programming for CBS Television Distribution.
Phil McGraw, host and executive producer of Dr. Phil, has signed a new deal with CBS Television Distribution to continue the show through 2023. The extension adds three years onto McGraw’s current deal and will take the daytime talk show through its 21st season.
The head of CBS Television Distribution is stepping down after more than 30 years in the television syndication business. No successor has been announced.
CBS Television Distribution’s Face the Truth, starring Vivica A. Fox and produced by Jay McGraw’s Stage 29 Productions, will premiere Sept. 10, said CTD. The show will air on CBS-owned stations in 10 major markets, including New York and Los Angeles. It’s also been picked up by stations owned by Cox Television, Meredith, Graham Media, Hearst Television and Weigel Broadcasting.
CBS O&Os in major markets will anchor the launch of the conflict talk show from Jay McGraw’s Stage 29 Productions. Also on board are stations owned by Cox, Meredith, Graham, Hearst and Weigel.