QUEEN LATIFAH Talkshow Gets Greenlight for Season Two
Deadline reports that THE Queen Latifah SHOW has been officially renewed for a second season. The latest entry in the daytime talk show schedule has delivered modest ratings numbers since it debuted in September but ended it's freshman run as the top-rated new entrant among the season's thin crop of daytime chatfests.
"We are proud to have the CBS stations as our partners as we continue to build the Queen Latifah show into a franchise brand," said John Weiser, Sony Pictures TV's prexy of U.S. distribution. "We look forward to building on the success of this year's No. 1 new talk show by delivering the highest quality program to our stations, advertisers and viewers."
The show features celebrity interviews, human interest stories, comedy, pop culture and musical performances. It showcases Queen Latifah's talents, blending comedy and music into her hosting duties.
Corin Nelson serves as Executive Producer. The show is produced by Flavor Unit, Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television and is cleared on major station groups around the country, including the CBS Television Stations.
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