Posted by | Ray Cornelius
After weeks of several summer test episodes, the daytime talk show The Real will return to Fox stations beginning fall 2014. It will also premiere in a second window on BET.
Yes, Tamar Braxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley are back for a new full season filled with candid conversations and lively commentary that will once again have everyone in the office talking the next day.
“This summer, the daytime landscape in seven Fox markets was dramatically altered when the women of ‘The Real’ exploded on to the air,” said Ken Werner, President, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. “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.”
The one-hour daily talk show, enjoyed incredible success in seven test markets this summer on FOX-owned stations in New York , Los Angeles , Washington D.C. , Philadelphia, Phoenix , Houston and Tampa. Now it will expand to additional markets such as Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Orlando, Charlotte, Memphis, Boston and Dallas. It will also reach another major audience through BET.
“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.”
Congrats to all the ladies and looking forward to the new season in2014!