Steve Harvey might want to invest in having paramedics on the set of his self-titled talk show. At the very least, he should bring in a few members of his church's usher board, complete with fans to get some air circulating when guests like the one in the above clip catch the Holy Ghost.
The audience member in question was slain in the spirit after Harvey selected her to compete in his Money Booth. Watch the clip below!
NBC Universal Domestic TV Distribution has announced its freshman chatfest, The Steve Harvey Show been renewed for a second season. Since its debut, the talk show has delivered great numbers and proved to be an excellent lead-in for The Ellen DeGeneres Show in several markets. In a released statement, Barry Wallach, President, NBCUniversal Domestic Television said:
The instant success of Steve Harvey with the daytime audience is being greeted with long term commitments from our station partners. READ MORE
Forget all the buzz about new talk shows from Katie Couric, Ricki Lake and Steve Harvey. Veteran trash TV talker Maury Povich is proving he’s still got game!
According to TV Week, Maury led all talk shows the week of September 17, among women 25-54, with a 1.7 rating in the demo, up from 1.4 last season. Among households, Dr. Phil leads the pack with a 3.1 average this season, followed by Live with Kelly and Michael at 2.6.
Photo credit: Maury
Steve Harvey has landed a deal to distribute The Steve Harvey Show throughout Africa. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pact with Electronic Media Network to air the talk show on Mnet Channel includes the first season’s 200 plus episodes and also “includes a further two seasons of the newly launched U.S. show.”
Photo credit: The Steve Harvey Show
Katie might be the No. 1 new syndicated daytime talk show, but The Perky One's numbers are continuing to slide from her impressive Sept. 10 debut. According to Broadcasting and Cable, Katie has slid 17 percent to a 1.9/6 rating in households. The Katie Couric-helmed vehicle has also fallen 25 percent among women 25-54. READ MORE
The fall of 2012 could be the most significant start to a daytime television season in history. In addition to long-running ABC Daytime soap opera General Hospital moving timeslots and someone other than Reege permanently sitting next to Kelly on Live, a whole crop of new talk shows premiered, all jockeying for the throne abdicated by Oprah Winfrey in 2011. Who will sink? Who will soar in the Nielsens?
I had the privilege of being interviewed by Neal Justin of the Minneapolis Star Tribune for his piece previewing this fall's daytime TV wars. Here's a snippet of one of my answers to Justin about the importance of this TV season for daytime:
"This is probably the most significant fall season for daytime TV in history," said Jamey Giddens, editorial director for DaytimeConfidential.com, a website that's covered the terrain since 2007. "It's really going to be a battle."