Jesse Palmer to host DailyMailTV
· DailyMailTV to launch Monday, September 18
· Cleared in 96% of the United States
· Sinclair Broadcast Group, Tribune Broadcasting, Gray Television, Inc., Cox Television and Nexstar Media Group are the lead station groups
NEW YORK - August 14, 2017 - ABC News Correspondent, ESPN Football Analyst and former NFL Quarterback Jesse Palmer has today been announced as host of DailyMailTV, the new daily syndicated series from Stage 29 Productions and DailyMail.com, which will launch across the United States on Monday, September 18, 2017.
Palmer joins DailyMailTV from ABC News where he is a Special Contributor for Good Morning America. He is also an analyst for ESPN, a role he will continue while hosting DailyMailTV.
Of his appointment, he said: "I'm honored to be joining DailyMailTV. I've always been a huge fan of DailyMail.com, so to bring the world's most read English language newspaper website to television for the first time is an opportunity I couldn't refuse.
"I love telling stories that engage and excite Americans and to be able to do this five days a week on DailyMailTV is a dream come true."
DailyMailTV will bring the best of DailyMail.com to life on television. From exclusive stories to breaking news, showbiz, politics, crime, health and science and technology, DailyMailTV will be must-watch television. Sharing captivating stories from across the United States and around the globe, viewers will become addicted to DailyMailTV, just as they have to DailyMail.com.
The series will be executive produced by Carla Pennington (executive producer of DR. PHIL and THE DOCTORS), Jay McGraw (executive producer of THE DOCTORS and the CBS drama series BULL), Martin Clarke (Publisher, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of DailyMail.com) and Dr. Phil McGraw (executive producer of DR. PHIL, THE DOCTORS and the CBS drama series BULL). CBS Television Distribution, which distributes DR. PHIL and THE DOCTORS, will handle the distribution of DailyMailTV.
Martin Clarke said: "I've always been impressed by Jesse's reporting on ABC and ESPN and I'm delighted he is now joining the DailyMailTV team. He is a fantastic broadcaster who will tell the stories of the day that matter to our American viewers."
"Jesse's breadth of experience and engaging personality gives him the unique ability to connect with television viewers whether he is discussing news, sports, celebrity or lifestyle stories. This makes him the perfect host for DailyMailTV," said Carla Pennington.
"DailyMailTV is set to change the landscape of television and with Jesse bringing to life the best stories of the day, we hope viewers will be captivated by this unique and innovative program," said Jay McGraw.
"We wanted a host that would stand out from the crowd, and Jesse Palmer is that host. We're delighted that he is joining DailyMailTV and we can't wait for the show to begin on September 18 with Jesse at the helm,' said Dr. Phil McGraw.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Tribune Broadcasting, Gray Television, Inc., Cox Television and Nexstar Media Group have all cleared the show, bringing coverage to 96% of the U.S.
DailyMailTV will be filmed in New York with Matt Strauss as Executive Producer and Eric Beesemyer as Co-Executive Producer.
About Jesse Palmer
Jesse Palmer joined ESPN in 2007 as a college football analyst. The former University of Florida quarterback joined the network after five seasons in the NFL. Palmer has held prominent roles as analyst both in the studio on ABC's Saturday games, as well as in the booth on ESPN's Thursday Night College Football and as lead analyst on the SEC Network with Brent Musburger.
In May 2015, Palmer joined Good Morning America as a Special Contributor. Palmer helps drive the second hour of the show by focusing on big stories, news of the day and signature live events; he also contributes across all ABC News platforms.
Additionally, in the off-season, Palmer is often seen expanding his culinary interests while hosting Food Network's "Food Truck Faceoff," "Spring Baking Championship," "Holiday Baking Championship," Canada's "Recipe to Riches," ABC's "The Chew" and the "Rachael Ray Show."
DailyMail.com is the most read English-language newspaper website in the world. It was created by Martin Clarke, Publisher, CEO & Editor-In-Chief in 2007 in the United Kingdom and has newsrooms in London, Los Angeles, New York and Sydney.
DailyMail.com originally launched in the United States as MailOnline in July 2010 with its first American newsroom in Los Angeles. In February 2011 it opened its American headquarters in New York City and now has approximately 260 American employees forming part of the 900+ global team.
Publishing approximately 800 videos, 12,800 photos and 1,600 stories per day, DailyMail.com was also a launch partner on Snapchat Discover, Google AMP, Facebook Instant Articles and Apple News.
While DailyMail.com is the masthead in the United States, MailOnline is the masthead in the United Kingdom. In Australia the site is called Daily Mail Australia.
About Stage 29 Productions
Stage 29 Productions is an L.A-based television production company founded by president and CEO Jay McGraw. McGraw is the Emmy(R) Award-winning creator and executive producer of the syndicated series The Doctors and a #1 New York Times bestselling author.
In addition, Stage 29 Productions currently produces the hit CBS drama series BULL. Previous projects include the syndicated series The Test, a conflict talker with a humorous twist (2013-2014) and multiple CBS primetime specials, Decision House on MyNetworkTV.
The core team alongside McGraw includes executive producers Dr. Phillip C. McGraw, Carla Pennington and Executive in Charge of Production Rich de Michele.