Steve LoCascio, Chief Operating Officer of Ctd, made the announcement on Day 1 of Natpe.
The daytime talk show, whose exact format has not yet been set, will launch nationwide in fall 2020. It joins a new entry hosted by Nick Cannon as debuting shows making the rounds at Natpe in Miami. The long-beleaguered syndication sector has seen a shot fresh life lately with renewals of shows hosted by Tamron Hall, Kelly Clarkson and Meredith Vieira.
CBS Television Stations signed on as the first homes for Barrymore’s show, giving it access to top markets. The next wave of stations includes an assortment from Nexstar, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Weigel Broadcasting, Scripps, Gray Television, Tegna, Meredith and Mission Broadcasting.
“The response from the station community has been overwhelming,” Ctd’s Evp of sales Jonathan Bingaman said. “Stations