"Page Six TV" Sold In Over 60% Of Country
February 1, 2017— Twentieth Television announced today that “Page Six TV,” the new daily TV show from the New York Post and Endemol Shine North America, has been sold in over 150 markets increasing its clearances to over 60% of the country.
The program, cleared in 9 of the top 10 markets, is set to premiere across Sinclair, Meredith, Scripps, Mission and CW 100+ stations.
These join the previously announced launch on the FOX Television stations in 17 markets, including New York and Los Angeles. After a successful three-week preview last summer, “Page Six TV” became the first new syndicated program to garner an official launch for Fall 2017.
“Page Six TV” is a daily television show modeled after “Page Six,” the iconic New York Post gossip column and web site. True to the “Page Six” signature style, the show’s contributors and insiders deliver in-the-know gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and politics. The half-hour show to cover today’s biggest personalities including high-flying real estate moguls, the hottest sports stars, larger-than-life politicians as well as break celebrity gossip and entertainment news.
In regards to the announcement, Ken Lawson, SVP and General Sales Manager, Broadcast Sales of Twentieth Television stated: “‘Page Six TV’ offers local stations a fresh and groundbreaking program for their access time periods – an area within the syndication marketplace that has been void of new program offerings for many years. We are thrilled that stations across the country are following the lead of the Fox Television Stations in showcasing the program across their high-profile evening time slots.”
“Page Six TV” leverages the dynamic social media presence of Page Six and the New York Post to drive audience engagement and competition within the show. Viewers will have the opportunity to weigh in on topics with their own opinions across social media prior to the daily broadcast.
“Page Six TV’s” successful summer preview was hosted by John Fugelsang (Sirius XM Radio/VH1) and the show’s contributing experts and insiders included Bevy Smith (Bravo’s “Fashion Queens”), Variety entertainment reporter Elizabeth Wagmeister, Mario Cantone (“The View,” “Sex and the City”), and New York Post Page Six reporter Carlos Greer. Page Six Editor Emily Smith and Deputy Editor Ian Mohr provided updates and insight, as well as exclusive first-looks into the latest breaking stories from the newsroom.
Kay O’Connell (“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”) and Matt Strauss (“The View”) served as executive producers, alongside New York Post CEO and Publisher Jesse Angelo and Endemol Shine North America’s Rob Smith and Michael Weinberg.
ABOUT NEW YORK POST
Founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1801, the New York Post is the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the United States and one of the nation's premier digital destinations for news and information. The New York Post's fabled Page Six gossip column is a world leader in breaking celebrity news and has evolved into its own iconic and powerful brand. The Post Digital Network is comprised of the flagship NYPost.com, PageSix.com, and Decider.com, covering streaming television and movies. The New York Post and the New York Post Digital Network are owned by News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
ABOUT ENDEMOL SHINE NORTH AMERICA
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.
Its Endemol Shine Studios division develops and produces original scripted television programming in the U.S. for global exploitation and Endemol Shine Latino oversees all Spanish-language sales and development in both the U.S. and now across all of Latin America. Subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment, Original Media, True Entertainment and 51 Minds Entertainment. In addition, Endemol Shine North America has a strategic partnership with Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as Big Brother (CBS), The Biggest Loser (NBC), Ink Master (Spike), Kingdom (AT&T Audience Network), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Swamp People (History), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), Steve Harvey (NBCU), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle (VH1), Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge (CMT), Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC), Hunted (CBS) and upcoming Page Six TV (Syndicated), Superhuman (FOX), and I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime).
ABOUT TWENTIETH TELEVISION
A leader in the U.S. program distribution arena, Twentieth Television provides a wide array of first-run, network and off-network programming, as well as feature film packages, to the syndication and cable marketplaces. Off-net shows distributed by Twentieth Television include “Modern Family,” “Empire,” “Family Guy,” “Glee,” “Last Man Standing,” “COPS Reloaded,” “Bones,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” and “The Simpsons”. First-run programs distributed by Twentieth Television include television’s longest running court show, “Divorce Court”, the entertainment magazine program, “Dish Nation” and the Fall 2017 launch of “Top 30” and “Page Six TV”.
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