After a successful test this past summer, the ladies of the “The Real” are coming back for a full-time run!
According to a press release, Fox owned-and-operated stations picked up the daytime talk show and scheduled a Fall 2014 launch.
Ken Werner, Warner Bros’ President of Domestic Television Distribution, praised Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley on their latest accomplishment.
“This summer, the daytime landscape in seven Fox markets was dramatically altered when the women of ‘The Real’ exploded on to the air,” he said. “‘The Real’ brought viewers a unique combination of elements that were missing from daytime, a real, multi-cultural conversation about issues that women of all ages are talking about. Daytime viewers from across the nation tuned in everyday to share in the fun, authentic, energetic and wonderfully outrageous hour that is ‘The Real’ experience. We are very excited to be bring this distinctive unique series to stations for the Fall of 14.”
In addition to Fox stations, BET bought the rights to air the “The Real” in a second window.
“We are thrilled that ‘The Real’ will be joining our line-up next year,” said Loretha Jones, President, Original Programming, BET Networks. “It is a fun and exciting show that our audience will enjoy and a perfect complement to our programming slate.”
According to reports, the show will debut on 18 FOX-owned stations, including, New York (WNYW), Los Angeles (KTTV), Chicago (WFLD), Philadelphia (WTXF), Dallas (KDFW), Boston (WFXT), Atlanta (WAGA), D.C. (WTTG), Houston (KRIV), Detroit (WJBK), Phoenix (KSAZ), Tampa (WTVT), Minneapolis (KMSP), Orlando (WOFL), Charlotte (WJXY), Memphis (WHBQ), Austin (KTBC) and Gainesville (WOGX).
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