NAB Leadership Foundation Launches Future Leaders Fund

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Tamron Hall On TV’s Next Leaders

In this repeat of the Talking TV episode from Oct.. 7, TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp speaks with talk show host Tamron Hall about how her show is hitting a post-pandemic groove and her work with the NAB Leadership Foundation as its newly named industry ambassador. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

Talking TV: Tamron Hall On TV’s Next Leaders

TVNewsCheck’s Michael Depp speaks with talk show host Tamron Hall about how her show is hitting a post-pandemic groove and her work with the NAB Leadership Foundation as its newly named industry ambassador. A full transcript of the conversation is included.

WSB Atlanta Preempts ‘Tamron Hall’ With News At 3 p.m. Until Midterm Elections

Tamron Hall Hopes To Inspire Women While Staying In Her Lane

Finding a respectable place within the highly contested world of daytime talk which includes shows hosted by Drew Barrymore, Kelly Clarkson and Rachel Ray, along with juggernauts like Dr. Phil, The View, Live with Kelly and Ryan and The Ellen DeGeneres Show which recently ended, Hall faces even more competition as several shows hosted by African Americas will premiere. But while proclaiming Oprah Winfrey as the undisputed greatest talk show host of all time, she’s unsure if the iconic show created lanes for Black daytime personalities like many assumed it would.

Tamron Hall Joins NAB Leadership Foundation Board

Two-time Emmy Award-winning talk show host, journalist, producer and author Tamron Hall has been appointed to the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation (NABLF). In addition, she will serve in the newly created position of industry ambassador, working with NABLF on campaigns and fundraising efforts to help shape the future of the foundation. In her […]

Quiana Burns Named ‘Tamron Hall’ Executive Producer

After serving as the syndicated talk show’s interim executive producer since October, ABC News President Kim Godwin makes it official.

NATPE Announces Iris Award Winners

Honoring transformative achievements in broadcast television, the Iris Awards Luncheon will headline the Station Group Summit as part of NATPE Miami 2022, live from the Fontainebleau in Miami on Jan. 19.

‘Tamron Hall’ Talker Renewed For Seasons 4, 5

The eight ABC Owned Television Stations lead the renewal through the 2023-24 syndication season.

Quiana Burns Joins ‘Tamron Hall’ As Interim Executive Producer

Good Morning America weekend executive producer Quiana Burns will serve as the interim EP for ABC’s syndicated Tamron Hall. The news comes a few days after it was first reported that Candi Carter was abruptly exiting the daytime talker. Carter will return to her first-look development deal with ABC Entertainment.

‘Tamron Hall’ To Bring Back Vaccinated Audience In Redesigned Studio For Season 3

ABC News Takes Oversight Of Syndicated ‘Tamron Hall’ Talk Show

Tamron Hall is moving to a new part of the Walt Disney empire. The news and talk show veteran, whose current program has been syndicated by Disney since its launch in the fall of 2019, will now be part of ABC News, according to a person familiar with the matter, adding another daytime talk program to the news division’s portfolio.

WLS Picks Up ‘Tamron Hall’ To Replace ‘Windy City Live’

Tamron Hall’s syndicated daytime talk show is moving to ABC-owned WLS Chicago, where it will air in place of Windy City Live at 1 p.m. Monday through Friday, starting Sept. 6. Soon to kick off its third season, the New York-based Tamron Hall has been airing on Weigel Broadcasting’s WCIU and The U since 2019.

Tamron Hall Betting On Herself — And Winning

Since its debut in September 2019, the veteran journalist’s nationally syndicated daytime talker, The Tamron Hall Show, has gobbled up ratings and big-name gets. A month after its Season 2 premiere, Disney announced in October that Hall would be renewed, marking the first time a new daytime talk series secured a third-year run since The Steve Harvey Show did it six years ago.

‘Tamron Hall’ Renewed For Season 3

Walt Disney Television has renewed the nationally syndicated daytime talk show Tamron Hall for a third season. Hall is expected to announce the pickup at her show this morning.

‘Tamron Hall’ To Get Second Run On OWN

Tamron Hall To Host NAB Service Awards

The awards program will be accessible online and available to air on local television and radio stations starting Aug. 22. The annual awards celebrate the vital role of local radio and television stations throughout the U.S.

Tamron Hall Improvises With Empathy

Tamron Hall took her syndicated talk show into pandemic remote production from her kitchen with a brand-new showrunner, a toddler and a squawking parrot in tow. She says even without the studio audience with whom she loves to connect, the show’s intimacy hasn’t been lost in the transition.

‘Tamron Hall’ To Return With COVID-19 Pieces

Tamron Hall will return beginning March 30 with new segments originating from her home and focused on COVID-19, buttressed with encore segments from previous shows. The show, recently renewed for a second season, shut down two weeks ago when the coronavirus crisis began.

RUMOR MILL

‘Tamron Hall’ EP Bill Geddie Out

Geddie — who, alongside Barbara Walters, helped build the The View into the behemoth it is today — had been the executive producer of Hall’s show since it premiered in September. An insider said: “He hasn’t been there since the holiday break and they stopped speaking around the fall.” Added another, “He has not been involved in the day-to-day runnings since October.”

Three More Syndies Opt Out Of Audiences

The View, Live With Kelly and Ryan and Tamron Hall have been added to the list of shows that will be taping without a studio audience due to growing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus. “Given the current developing situation in New York City, we have made the decision to suspend live audiences from attending our news broadcasts and talk shows,” a Walt Disney Television spokesperson said this morning.

‘Tamron Hall’ Renewed For Season 2

Walt Disney Television is renewing syndicated talk show Tamron Hall for a second season, saying it has been cleared in more than 80% of the country.

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.

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‘Tamron Hall’ Willing To Take Risks Of Live TV

The differentiating factor between Disney’s Tamron Hall and everyone else hitting syndication this season is that Tamron airs live three days a week on the East Coast and live-to-tape everywhere else, just like Disney’s Live with Kelly and Ryan, which Tamron follows in many major markets.

Tamron Hall’s Faith In Herself Pays Off

Tamron Hall will enter an already crowded talk space when it debuts in syndication on Monday, including a new entry from Kelly Clarkson, whose talk show bows the same day. Hall, 48, is not concerned though, because what she thinks Tamron Hall will provide is a unique factor —herself.

Why Tamron Hall’s Role Model Is Rocky

Two years after leaving NBC’s Today, the former anchor is back. She chats about her new  syndicated talk show — and why she’s had it with that Tamron versus Megyn narrative.

Randi Clarke Lennon Named ‘Tamron Hall’ Director

Randi Clarke Lennon has been tapped to direct the new Tamron Hall syndicated talk show from Disney that debuts Sept. 9. She joins from CBS This Morning, having directed the show since it launched in 2012. She first joined The Early Show as an associate director in 2008 and also has directed multiple specials for CBS […]

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Tamron Hall, Among Her People At Promax

Tamron Hall, the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Promax Station Summit at The Mirage in Las Vegas, held sway in front of a full house of local TV marketing executives. Seated on stage with her executive producer, Bill Geddie, Hall won over the audience with her story of humble origins and hard work in local TV news.

Talia Parkinson-Jones Joins ‘Tamron Hall’ As Co-EP

Award-winning daytime talk producer Talia Parkinson-Jones has been named co-executive producer of Tamron Hall, it was announced by William Burton, senior vice president of Daytime, Sports and Syndicated Development/Production, ABC Entertainment. Also joining the senior production team along with Parkinson-Jones is Andrew Scher, who has been named supervising producer. Set to broadcast from New York […]

MARKET SHARE

Tamron Hall To Keynote Promax Station Summit

‘Tamron Hall’ Talker To Premiere Sept. 9

Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International has cleared the show in more than 85% of the U.S.

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WCIU Slots Tamron Hall Talker In Primetime

Hall’s new syndicated talk show, which was being pitched as a daytime offering, will air instead from 8 to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday on Weigel Broadcasting’s independent WCIU Chicago. It’s a huge coup for Hall and an exceedingly shrewd move by the Weigel bosses.

NATPE 2019

Tamron Hall Talker Top 70%, Adds Geddie As EP

In addition to the previously announced ABC Owned Television Stations Group and Hearst Television stations, the show has been licensed to stations from broadcast groups for fall, including Cox, Sinclair, Scripps, Meredith, Tribune, Gray and Nexstar.

TVN FOCUS ON PROGRAMMING

Big Doings At NATPE: Clarkson, Hall, Vieira, Robbins

The presence of several new shows and their talent at NATPE next week should make for a livelier convention and reassure broadcasters about the health of syndication, one of the cornerstones of their business.

New Tamron Hall Syndie Gains Hearst TVs

Hearst’s stations across 24 U.S. markets will be distributing Hall’s daytime talker, according to Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International, which is distributing the show, putting it in half of the U.S., including eight of the top 10 markets. The ABC Owned Stations cleared the show in September. As more station groups pick up the program, the question becomes where in the daytime TV schedule will it fit?

ABC O&Os Pick Up Tamron Hall Talk Show

Former Today co-host Tamron Hall is officially heading to daytime TV. Disney ABC has cleared the new syndicated daytime talk show hosted by Hall on the ABC Owned Television Stations Group for fall 2019. The project had been in development at Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International for the past couple of months.

FOCUS ON SYNDICATION

Syndie Development Pot Bubbling For 2019

Dr. Steve Perry, Mel Robbins, Angie Martinez (above), Jaime Pressly, Finesse Mitchell, Tamron Hall, Kelly Clarkson and RuPaul are among those who are said to be working on first-run syndication projects.

Disney, Former ‘Today’ Host Developing Talker

Former Today host Tamron Hall is developing a syndicated daytime talk show after striking a deal with Disney ABC. Hall, who has been the host of Investigation Discovery’s Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall since 2013, has inked a development holding agreement with the Hollywood studio.

Tamron Hall Developing Daytime Talk Show

Hall, who was bumped from her Today gig to make room for Megyn Kelly’s new 9 o’clock show, is working with Weinstein TV on an untitled talker. It’ll be shot in front of a live studio audience and will “fill the current void in daytime for viewers looking for a blend of heart, humor and information,” a statement said. No word on a distributor.

Black Journos Accuse NBC Of ‘Whitewashing’

The National Association of Black Journalists is slamming NBC for Tamron Hall’s abrupt departure on Wednesday, accusing the network of  “whitewashing” to make way for Fox News star Megyn Kelly’s arrival.