Fox-owned WTXF Philadelphia’s The Q is going national for a four-week preview this summer, with seven cities around the country set to get a little brotherly love from the locally shot talk show. Starting June 5, Fox O&Os in New York City (WNYW), Los Angeles (KTTV), Atlanta (WAGA), Detroit (WJBK), Phoenix (KUTP), Minneapolis (WFTC), and Charlotte, N.C., (WMYT) will air The Q.
Each will get three-to-six-week runs. Frank Cicha, FTS SVP of programming, said: “Once again, we’re making it a priority to provide fresh options for our viewers during the summer.”
The set of The Q, a new daytime talk show at Fox’s Philadelphia O&O, is spacious, airy and quiet as host and producer Quincy Harris, 37, stands in the center. His name scrolls in the background. It’s the realization of a dream he’s had since he was 12. The Q follows a national trend in which station groups are using in-house talent for daytime slots instead of banking on big names like Katie Couric, Queen Latifah and Meredith Vieira, all of whom hosted syndicated talks shows that were canceled.
Fox-owned WTXF Philadelphia (DMA 4) will debut “The Q,” a half-hour local variety/talk show, on Sept. 12. Hosted by the station’s long time Good Day Philadelphia personality and radio DJ Quincy Harris, The Q will be shot daily in front of a studio audience at the Fox 29 Studios in Old City, Philadelphia. Also featured […]