NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has sold “Steve Harvey” in more than 55% of the U.S. for its debut in national broadcast syndication next Fall 2012, it was announced today by Barry Wallach, President, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.
The new one-hour talk show hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, Steve Harvey, has been sold in the nation’s top markets to station groups that include NBC Owned Television Stations (as previously announced), Fox Television Stations and CBS Television Stations. In addition, “Steve Harvey” will air on stations from Hearst Television, Cox Communications, Capitol Communications Company, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Local TV, Lin Television and more.
“We are very pleased with the fantastic feedback that we have received over the past few weeks for the upcoming ‘Steve Harvey’ talk show,” said Wallach. “Steve has wide audience appeal and is a proven television ratings winner, and we are thrilled with the tremendous reception within the marketplace.”
In his new daytime talk show, Steve Harvey will bring his fresh, insightful and common sense approach to life’s funny moments that we all experience. Each weekday, Steve will cover a vast range of relatable topics such as marriage, dating, parenting, workplace, friendship and the daily dramas we face throughout our lives.
Steve Harvey is produced by Endemol USA with Harvey and Rushion McDonald serving as executive producers. The show is distributed in broadcast syndication by NBC Universal Domestic TV Distribution.