Fox Stations Won’t Carry Kris Jenner’s Talk Show Next Fall, Stay In Business With Her

By | Friday January 17, 2014 @ 2:15pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Kris Jenner Talk Show Off ScheduleEXCLUSIVE: Another piece of the syndicated talk show puzzle has fallen into place heading into NATPE, with the Fox TV Stations opting not to pick up the talk show hosted by Kris Jenner for next … Read More »

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‘Kris’ Hits Season High With North West Baby Photo Reveal

By | Saturday August 24, 2013 @ 1:12pm PDT

Kris Jenner and Twentieth Television scored a big season finale ratings bump Friday when Kanye West made an appearance on Kris and debuted a photo of North West, Read More »

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‘Kris’: A Good Enough Start, Or The Next ‘Sharknado’?

For the second time in the past week, a program that had the media hyperventilating ahead of its premiere does not appear to have impressed the public to the same degree. Only time will tell if Kris Jenner’s new talker is the new Sharknado. Monday’s Kris rollout, on Fox stations in six markets — New York/WNYW, Los Angeles/KTTV, Dallas/KDFW, Phoenix/KSAZ, Minneapolis/KMSP and Charlotte/WJZY — included three of the country’s Top 5 markets (NY, LA and Dallas). In those six markets, Kris averaged a 1.1/3 household rating, failing to build over the year-ago time period, and retaining its lead-in share. Kris did noticeably improve the stations’ May sweep performance in female demos, finishing first in its time slot in Los Angeles ahead of Katie, Steve Harvey, and Dr. Phil.

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But the launch of the show’s six-week test run was not a home run, despite the bajillion bucks worth of free publicity it enjoyed compliments of the press. In New York, for instance, Kris clocked a 1.1/4 household rating, falling below both its Wendy Williams lead-in (1.4/5) and its leadout, the launch of The Real (1.5/5). That’s an accomplishment — for The Real, given how much less advance noise was made on that show’s part, owing to its shocking lack of Kardashian-ness. Read More »

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Hot TV Teaser: Kris Jenner Talker ‘Kris’

By | Monday June 3, 2013 @ 12:42pm PDT

Here’s a first promo for Twentieth Television-produced Kris, a one-hour daily talker starring Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner. (Spoiler alert: She mentions her family in this!) It is getting a six-week summer trial run on several Fox-owned stations including Fox 11 in LA (at 3 PM) and Fox 5 … Read More »

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Kris Jenner’s Syndicated Talk Show Gets Premiere Date, Executive Producer

By | Thursday April 18, 2013 @ 11:51am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Twentieth Television today announced that Robert Lifton has been named executive producer of Kris. The new pop cuture-driven daytime talk show, hosted and executive produced by Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner, will premiere on Monday, … Read More »

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It’s Official: Kris Jenner Talk Show From Twentieth TV To Get Summer Run On Fox Stations

By | Monday January 28, 2013 @ 10:39am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Kris JennerKardashian matriarch Kris Jenner is officially adding a daytime talk show host to her resume. After lengthy negotiations, Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television announced today that Kris, a new daily one-hour talk show starring … Read More »

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Kris Jenner In Talks For Twentieth Daytime Talk Show Eying Test Run On Fox Stations

Nellie Andreeva

Kris Jenner Talk Show FoxEXCLUSIVE: Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner, the first lady of reality television, is eying a move into daytime. I’ve learned that Jenner is in talks with Twentieth Television to host a daytime talk show. Discussions are also underway for a test run of the show on the Fox TV Stations as early as this summer. There had been speculation that Jenner, who has built a TV empire with the Keeping Up With The Kardashians franchise, is looking to launch her own talk show. Last year, she served as a fill-in host on The Talk and the fourth hour of Today. Meanwhile, the six-week test run on the Fox stations has become increasingly popular as it has spawned two series to go to national syndication: Wendy Williams and Bethenny. “Everyone wants to do a test with the Fox TV stations,” a spokesperson for the stations said, declining further comment. Read More »

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NBC News’ Steve Capus Apologizes, Sort Of, For ‘Today’ Not Observing 9/11 Silence

By | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 8:23pm PDT

NBC News President Steve Capus apologized to managers of the network’s affiliated stations — not for deciding not to observe a moment of silence marking the 11th anniversary of 9/11 during Tuesday’s Read More »

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E! Synergizes Kardashians To NBC’s ‘Today’

By | Wednesday September 28, 2011 @ 2:37pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

In the pre-NBCU-Comcast merger days, probably the only chance for the Kardashian sisters to star on an iconic NBC series was if they were parodied on Saturday Night Live. But now that E! and NBC are corporate siblings, the Kardashian … Read More »

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Molly Shannon To Guest Host ‘The Talk’

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Former latenight star Molly Shannon is heading to daytime. The Saturday Night Live alumna is joining CBS’ daytime talk show The Talk as a guest host for the month of September. When the show’s second season starts … Read More »

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‘The Talk’ Adds Kris Jenner As Host (As If Kardashians Aren’t Already Over-Exposed) & Conservative Comic Sheryl Underwood

EXCLUSIVE… UPDATE: What in the world is CBS thinking? The network is going to announce shortly that Kris Jenner, the insufferable manager mom of those incredibly annoying Kardashian sisters, is the new fill-in host on The Talk. (Don’t these people have enough money for doing nothing already? I suppose Jenner at least can talk about her plastic surgeries…) Also being added is Sheryl Underwood, the African-American stand-up comedienne who used to be a regularly syndicated radio personality on the national Tom Joyner Morning Show as well as on the Jamie Foxx channel for Sirius XM satellite radio. She is now a weekly contributor on radio’s Steve Harvey Morning Show. A former member of the U.S. Armed Forces, Underwood likes to call herself ”a sexually progressive God-fearing black Republican”. (Black GOP-er? CBS went looking for a needle in a haystack…) Read More »

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