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‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ Renewed Through 2017

Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime talk show has been renewed by the NBC Owned Television Stations and as well as 179 other stations, through the 2016-17 season.

Renewal of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” which is distributed by Warner Brothers, covers 96% of the country. In a statement announcing the news, NBC Owned Television Stations president Valari Staab called the show “the crown jewel” of the station group’s daytime lineup.

“We are proud and thrilled to extend our relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, all the great people working on her show and our friends at Warner Bros,” Staab said.

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VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres, Jennifer Livingston Shoot WKBT Promo

Jennifer Livingston, the WKBT anchor whose direct on-air response to a viewer who criticized her weight went viral last week, is a guest on “Ellen” Tuesday.

During the show’s taping, Ellen DeGeneres told Livingston she wanted to shoot a promo for the WKBT morning newscast, which Livingston anchors with meteorologist Bill Graul (video above).

“I like you very, very much. I really do,” DeGeneres told Livingston. “I just think more people should watch you. I’m sure that a lot of people do watch you, but I want more people to watch you. So I thought we should do a promo together for your show.” Read more

Here’s a First Look at Bethenny Frankel’s New Talk Show, Coming Soon to Fox Stations

Former Bravo Real Housewife Bethenny Frankel is set to debut her new talk show on a select number of Fox O&Os next week. Ellen DeGeneres is an executive producer on the show, called simply “Bethenny,” and Frankel was on “Ellen” recently to share a clip (video above).

“Bethenny” is set to begin a six-week test run June 11th on Fox stations in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, Phoenix, and Minneapolis. Read more

Bethenny Frankel’s Talk Show Gets Summer Trial Run on Fox-Owned Stations

A six-week preview of Bethenny Frankel‘s daytime talk show will debut this summer on select Fox O&Os in major markets, including New York and Los Angeles, Fox Television Stations and Warner Brothers announced today.

The show, called “Bethenny,” will be an daily one-hour entertainment talk show starring Frankel, who is best known from Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of New York” and “Bethenny Ever After.”

“Bethenny is a lightening rod, and from a marketing standpoint, we love the idea of her hit reality series dovetailing into this test,” Frank Cicha, Fox TV’s senior vice president of programming, said in a statement. Read more

WISH Reporter, Duckling Rescuer Daniel Miller on Newfound Celebrity: ‘It’s Crazy’

When WISH anchor-reporter Daniel Miller climbed down into a storm drain on Saturday morning to rescue 11 trapped ducklings, he was just trying to help out. He certainly had no idea of the kind of publicity that his trip into the Target parking lot sewer would eventually bring.

Since returning the ducklings to their mother, and compiling a quick piece on the rescue for WISH’s evening newscast (video above), Miller has become somewhat of a celebrity as video of the rescue has bounced around on the internet this week and been covered by news outlets around the county. Ellen DeGeneres even gave him a shout-out on Twitter.

“I cover stories all the time,” Miller told TVSpy recently. “I did not in any way expect that all of this would happen.” Read more