EMMY AWARD-WINNING "RACHAEL RAY" RENEWED THROUGH 2016 IN NEARLY 90% OF THE COUNTRY
ABC Owned Television Stations Re-up Talk Show For Another 2 Years
LOS ANGELES - October 3, 2013 - Emmy Award-winning syndicated talk show RACHAEL RAY has been renewed for two more years, taking it through to the 2015-16 season, it was announced today by Joe DiSalvo, President of Sales for CBS Television Distribution.
The daily strip is now renewed in nearly 90% of the country, including on ABC Owned Television Stations in New York, Philadelphia and Raleigh, N.C, and stations from the CBS Television Stations, Hearst, Post-Newsweek and Sinclair Broadcasting groups. This renewal will take the show through its 10th season.
"RACHAEL RAY is one of the best brands in the business, and our station clients and advertisers recognize that," DiSalvo said. "We're thrilled to keep a talent like Rachael in the family and extend the show to 10 seasons."
RACHAEL RAY has won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment in 2009 and 2008. The show debuted in 2006 as the highest-rated first-run syndicated talk show since the 2002 launch of DR. PHIL.
RACHAEL RAY is distributed and produced by CBS Television Distribution in association with Harpo Productions, Scripps Networks and Watch Entertainment. Janet Annino is Executive Producer. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.