2020 Syndie Slate Taking Early Shape

It’s not yet December and already TV stations know with certainty that two of this year’s new shows will return, with two more rookies likely to get second-season renewals. Moreover, stations also already know two more big shows are coming down the pike next year, bringing the total to six before we’ve even hit 2020.

Fox Stations Renews Three Syndicated Shows

25 Words Or Less, Divorce Court and Dish Nation get a green light for the 2020-2021 season.

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After 8 Years, ‘Dish Nation’ Has Staying Power

Da Brat Named Co-Host On ‘Dish Nation’

Dish Nation, the nationally syndicated entertainment news program, today nameed Da Brat as co-host on the Atlanta-based team, announced Stephen Brown, EVP of programming and development, Fox Television Stations. Da Brat began guest hosting this summer alongside Rickey Smiley, Headkrack, Gary with da Tea, Rock T, and The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s, Porsha Williams. Da […]

Fox TV Stations Renews ‘Dish Nation’

The syndicated entertainment news program is extended for two years through 2016-2017 season. Its total viewers grow 10% over a year ago.

‘Dish Nation’ Partners With X17 Online

The partnership will consist of branded television segments, breaking news alerts, enhanced cross-promotions and a consistent supply of entertainment news content to television station partners.

‘Dish Nation’ Renewed Through ’14-’15 Season

The half-hour entertainment news program has been renewed on the Fox Television Stations, says Paul Franklin, EVP, general manager of broadcast sales at Twentieth Television.

‘Dish Nation’ To Tap Radio In Promo Push

The syndicated show will partner with Cumulus Media’s stations in an attempt to boost its ratings during the November sweep. One element is a listener contest with a trip to Hollywood as the prize.

‘Dish Nation’ Creator Stu Weiss Leaving

As Twentieth Television’s Dish Nation gears up for its second season, the syndicated show’s creator/executive producer Stu Weiss, is leaving to return to Studio City, North America’s largest on-air marketing agency, which he co-founded in 1995 and  serves as the Chief Creative Officer. His No.2s on Dish Nation, co-executive producers of Michael Bachmann and Matt Blanock, will take oversight of the day to day operations.

‘Dish Nation’ Co-Host Kidd Kraddick Dies At 53

‘Dish Nation’ Renewed For Season 2

The freshman entertainment news program to return to Fox Television Stations through the 2013-14 season, as well as stations from Sinclair, Tribune, Cox, Meredith, Local TV and LIN.

‘Dish Nation’ Set For Season 2 Green Light

Twentieth Television is poised to announce renewal of the DJ-hosted entertainment show at the NATPE convention next week. It regularly ranks No. 1 among this season’s new shows in the adults 18-34, men 18-34, men 18-49 and men 25-54 demos.

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DJs Dish In Syndication With Help Of Avid

Putting together Dish Nation, Twentieth Television’s new syndicated show that features morning DJs in five cities, is an unusual process. Each day, a team of 72 records 71.5 hours of high-def footage from 13 Sony EX3 cameras set up in the radio studios that gets edited and enhanced into a seamless 21-minute episode. Says the show’s EP, Stu Weiss: “Our workflow is one of a kind. We have implemented existing technology in unique ways that may not have been done before. Using the Avid AirSpeed 5000 … we’re able to bypass other ingesting processes and equipment that are normally used.”

‘Dish Nation’ Debut Delivers Demos

The new syndicated newsmagazine from Twentieth Television launched Monday with a 0.7 rating/2 share. Among its high points are Philadelphia, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta and Houston.

Upcoming ‘Dish Nation’ Adds Two More DJ Teams

Dish Nation, the half-hour entertainment news, television program featuring the drive-time personalities from across the nation, today announced the addition of the DJ Laz Morning Show and the nationally syndicated, Dallas based drive-time program, Kidd Kraddick in the Morning. Cleared in over 95% of the country, including the Fox O&Os in New York, Los Angeles […]

‘Dish Nation’ U.S. Clearances Top 80%

Twentieth Television’s newsmagazine companion will be carried in 49 of the top 50 markets when it debuts this fall.

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‘Dish Nation’ Sold In Over 70% Of U.S.

Twentieth Television’s new syndicated entertainment half-hour, ups its clearances in advance of its fall premiere.

‘Dish Nation’ Cleared In 55% Of The Country

Twentieth Television’s new syndicated entertainment half-hour, follows up its six-week preview run with sales to Fox Television, Tribune, LIN and Local TV stations for a fall premiere.

‘Dish Nation’ To Premiere On 7 Fox Stations

The unscripted series hosted by four teams of radio personalities will launch July 25 for six weeks on WWOR New York, KTTV Los Angeles, WTTG Washington, WAGA Atlanta, KSAZ Phoenix, WJBK Detroit and WUTB Baltimore.