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King World Renewals for 'The Oprah Winfrey Show' Through 2010-2011 Season Reach 60% of the Country

[via press release from King World]

KING WORLD RENEWALS FOR "THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW" THROUGH 2010-2011 SEASON REACH 60% OF THE COUNTRY

Santa Monica, CA, October 13, 2004 � King World Productions has renewed The Oprah Winfrey Show through the 2010-2011 season on stations representing more than 60% of the country, it was announced today by Roger King, CEO, CBS Enterprises and King World Productions, which distributes the series.

"Oprah's one-of-a-kind, and she proves it everyday," said King. "The Oprah Winfrey Show is better than ever, and stations continue to be thrilled with its outstanding performance. We're excited to have already secured so many key renewals this early in the process, and to continue our collaboration with our station partners."

In addition to key ABC O&O's, stations renewing represent such groups as Viacom, Hearst- Argyle, Belo, Cox, LIN, NBC and Post Newsweek. The renewals include WABC (New York), KABC (Los Angeles), WLS (Chicago), WPVI (Philadelphia), KGO (San Francisco), WCVB (Boston), WFAA (Dallas-Ft. Worth), WSB (Atlanta), KHOU (Houston), KING (Seattle), WCCO (Minneapolis), KTVK (Phoenix), WFOR (Miami), KCNC (Denver), KCRA (Sacramento), WFTV (Orlando), WTAE (Pittsburgh), KGW (Portland), WBAL (Baltimore), WSOC (Charlotte), WTVD (Raleigh-Durham), WISN (Milwaukee), KMBC (Kansas City), WYFF (Greenville-Spartanburg), KUTV (Salt Lake City), KSAT (San Antonio), WVEC (Norfolk), WWL (New Orleans), WIVB (Buffalo), KOCO (Oklahoma City), WXII (Greensboro), WGAL (Harrisburg), WJAR (Providence), KOAT (Albuquerque), WHAS (Louisville), WJXT (Jacksonville), KVUE (Austin), KFSN (Fresno-Visalia), WDTN (Dayton), WFRV (Green Bay), KCCI (Des Moines), KREM (Spokane), WPTZ (Burlington), KHBS (Ft. Smith), KSBW (Salinas), KTVB (Boise), WTOV (Wheeling) and WLFI (Lafayette).

Beginning its 19th season last month, The Oprah Winfrey Show garnered its highest premiere week national household ratings since 1996. It has remained the number-one talk show for 18 consecutive seasons, winning every sweep since its debut in 1986. It is produced in Chicago by Harpo Productions, Inc. and syndicated to 212 domestic markets by King World and 108 countries by CBS Paramount International Television.

King World Productions, Inc. is the preeminent company in television syndication, distributing six of the Top Ten daily syndicated series, including the two highest-rated talk shows and two highest-rated game shows. Among its stable of quality, critically-acclaimed programming are America�s favorite game show, Wheel of Fortune, which has ranked #1 among all syndicated strips since its debut 22 years ago, and Jeopardy!, America's favorite quiz show, which has ranked #2 among all syndicated strips for the past 20 seasons. In addition, King World distributes The Oprah Winfrey Show, which has been the #1-rated talk series for the past 18 seasons, and Dr. Phil, which has ranked as the #2-rated talk series since its debut in Fall 2002. King World also syndicates the CBS primetime hits, Everybody Loves Raymond, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Miami. Additionally, for the past 16 seasons, King World has produced and distributed Inside Edition, the longest-running and highest-rated newsmagazine in syndication. The King World slate also includes Bob Vila's Home Again and CBS MarketWatch Weekend.





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