UP Land Cable Rights To ‘Steve Harvey’
Cable channel UP, featuring “uplifting entertainment,” announced today that it has acquired rights to the hit daytime show Steve Harvey from NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution.
The show will premiere on UP at 3 p.m. ET on Sat., Jan. 4, with a marathon of episodes from the show’s premiere season before settling into its regular weeknight time slots of 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., on Monday, Jan. 6. The show will also air on Saturdays.
UP’s Steve Harvey acquisition includes exclusive cable rights to both seasons of the ongoing series. Leslie Glenn Chesloff, UP’s executive vice president, programming, said: “The acquisition of Steve Harvey brings a fresh, relevant and widely popular series to the network. Steve Harvey is a phenomenal and uplifting brand that aligns perfectly with our network’s mission. The Steve Harvey daytime show engages a diverse audience with discussions of relevant topics that affect everyone’s lives. The show is a great, new addition to our lineup.”