Radio host and author Wendy Williams joins the daytime syndicated talk-show field, bringing her distinctive personality to television. In addition to celebrity interviews, regular segments include Hot Topics, which usually opens the show and features Williams giving her honest, opinionated and often-unpredictable take on the latest pop-culture and entertainment headlines, and Ask Wendy, in which she offers advice to audience members seeking solutions to their problems. The daily, hourlong program is broadcast from a studio in New York City.
Food Network celebrity and chef Rachael Ray brings her brand of food-focused talk show to national syndication, offering a program that is a mix of entertainment, information and cooking. Her spinning set houses the celebrity guest interviews, audience participation and cooking segments that viewers have come to expect from the daily hourlong show that has won multiple Emmy Awards during its run. In addition to the cooking segments the show also features more traditional fare expected of daytime shows.
"The Real" is a panel show featuring a group of outspoken female hosts, who are all going through varied life experiences, which include motherhood, new marriages and experiencing the single life. The hosts, who all admit to being "works in progress," bring their unique perspectives to topics ranging from the day's news to beauty, fashion, relationships and their own personal lives. The hosts include comic Loni Love, singer Adrienne Bailon, fashion expert Jeannie Mai and actress Tamara Mowry-Housley.
Hosts Gayle King, Norah O'Donnell and John Dickerson set out to redefine CBS' morning landscape with their lively and original reporting on international news stories and interviews with important figures in politics, business and entertainment on this weekday program. The team broadcasts from a new state-of-the-art studio in New York's legendary CBS Broadcast Center. In a departure from the usual network morning show, "CBS This Morning" does not have a weather anchor.
Daytime Emmy winner Meredith Vieira has hosted a number of shows in her TV career -- "The View," "Today" and "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" among the most notable -- but she's never had her own talk show... until now. The self-titled, daily program adds some twists to the typical daytime talk format. The show's set at 30 Rockefeller Center in New York resembles Vieira's home -- even down to her pet-ravaged furniture -- and features staples usually seen on late-night shows: a house band, led by Everett Bradley of the E Street Band, and a sidekick, Jon Harris, who also doubles as the show's announcer. Elements of daytime viewers are used to include a mix of human-interest stories -- featuring everyday people and celebrity guests -- and lifestyle segments that highlight Vieira's point of view. For its second season, the show utilizes a live format and regular contributors who share their views in a daily" What's Hot Now!" segment.
As a model and longtime host of "America's Next Top Model," Tyra Banks knows about style, and she's looking to share her knowledge of the topic with viewers in this daily, hourlong series. Banks, the show's chief "FABLife" stylist, leads a team of stylists that also includes model Chrissy Teigen, fashion journalist Joe Zee, interior designer Lauren Makk and lifestyle expert Leah Ashley. The experts offer tips and tricks intended to help people up their games, whether it's transforming their wardrobes or remodeling their homes. And because Banks is involved, it's all delivered with her signature "fierceness."
The format and title for Daytime Emmy-winner "The Chew" is inspired by ABC's "The View" but is geared toward foodies and other lifestyle enthusiasts. The show celebrates and explores life through food with a dynamic panel of fun, relatable co-hosts. The panel includes renowned chef Michael Symon, style maven and former "What Not to Wear" co-host Clinton Kelly and "Top Chef" alumna Carla Hall. The topics of discussion include cooking, home entertaining and food trends such as food trucks and urban gardens.
This talk-variety show features comic Ellen DeGeneres in the studio performing an opening monologue and interviewing guests who include celebrities, newsmakers and ordinary people with extraordinary talents. Additionally, segments include performances from top music acts, audience participation and man-on-the-street interviews. Music is a key part of the show, with an in-studio DJ -- including occasional celebrity guest DJs -- spinning tunes and DeGeneres often breaking out into dance moves during the show.