UP Acquires Prior Seasons Of Hit Show STEVE HARVEY
UP, America's favorite channel for uplifting entertainment, announced today that it has acquired prior seasons of the hit daytime show "StEve Harvey" from NBCUniversal Television & New Media Distribution. The show will premiere on UP on Saturday, January 4 with a marathon of episodes from the show's premiere season before settling into its regular weeknight time slot on Monday, January 6.
UP's "StEve Harvey" acquisition includes exclusive cable rights to both seasons of the ongoing series. UP's "StEve Harvey" marathon will begin at 3 p.m. EST on Saturday, January 4 and the series will then air on weeknights at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., and the show will also air on Saturdays.
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 line-up."
"StEve Harvey" is a hit daytime show hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, StEve Harvey. Each weekday, Harvey talks to real people with real issues and brings his funny, fresh, insightful and common sense approach to everyday problems. Drawing from his varied lifeexperiences, Harvey entertains, informs and inspires, while covering a vast range of relatable topics such as marriage, dating, finance, parenting, work place issues, friendship and the daily dramas people face throughout their lives, all with his unique comedic spin.
About StEve Harvey
In addition to hosting "StEve Harvey," Harvey (@IAmSteveHarvey) also serves as the host of the long-running syndicated game show,"Family Feud"and is the host of the #1 rated nationally syndicated radio show, "StEve Harvey Morning Show," which attracts approximately seven million listeners each week. His first book,Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man,was released in 2009 and became a #1 New York Times Bestseller, selling more than two million copies and spending 64 weeks on this prestigious list.In December 2010, Harvey released his second book,Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestsellers list. The hit film based on Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, starring Taraji P. Hensen and Kevin Hart, debuted April 20, 2012 as the #1 movie in America for two weeks in a row. Think Like A Man Too is scheduled to debut in Spring 2014.