Tribune Broadcasting’s Daytime Talk Outperforms in Top Markets
The CW and Tribune Broadcasting today announced a fourth season renewal for “The Bill Cunningham Show.” The CW Network will continue to air “The Bill Cunningham Show” Monday through Friday, 3:00-4:00 pm nationwide, with the fourth season airing in Fall 2014.
The 60-minute program, hosted by Bill Cunningham, an attorney and nationally syndicated talk radio host, launched on Tribune Broadcasting stations to great success in 2011. In its current season, (it’s second season on CW and third season overall) “The Bill Cunningham Show,” helmed by Executive Producer Kim Brechka, has consistently outperformed in the key Adults 18-49 demo, ranking #1 in its time period in New York, Los Angeles (KTLA,) Chicago and Dallas (KDAF) while ranking #2 in Washington DC (WDCW) and Houston (KIAH.)
ITV Studios America will continue to produce “The Bill Cunningham Show” with a live studio audience at NEP Penn Studios in Manhattan.
“The growth of “The Bill Cunningham Show” over the past three seasons has exceeded all expectations. When compared to perceptually bigger shows, Cunningham consistently comes out on top. His demo conversion steadily yields impressive results and we are extremely proud of this show,” said Sean Compton, President of Programming and Entertainment, Tribune Broadcasting.
“ITV Studios America is thrilled to be producing a fourth season of ‘The Bill Cunningham Show.’ We continue to have great support from The CW and Tribune Broadcasting, and Bill and the team have been doing a first-rate job in making this show a real success with the ability to consistently resonate with viewers across the country,” said Paul Buccieri, President and CEO ITV Studios US Group and Managing Director ITV Studios International.
“’The Bill Cunningham Show’ has been a hit for The CW and its stations, and we’re very pleased to welcome it back to the network for a third season,” said John Maatta, Executive Vice President, The CW. “Bill and ITV have done a fantastic job, and we know Bill will continue to connect with our viewers.”
For additional information on “The Bill Cunningham Show” please visit www.thebillcunninghamshow.com