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NBCUniversal Renews "Access Hollywood" and "Access Daily with Mario & Kit" Through 2026
The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to NBCUniversal Local's NBC Owned Television Stations, along with leading station groups across the country, for two additional seasons.

[via press release from NBCUniversal Syndication Studios]


"Access" Franchise Sold to NBC-Owned Television Stations for Two Additional Seasons

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - June 17, 2024 - NBCUniversal Syndication Studios has renewed "Access Hollywood" and its successful brand extension, the daily talk show "Access Daily with Mario & Kit," through 2026 in national syndication. The studio has sold the iconic entertainment news tentpole to NBCUniversal Local's NBC Owned Television Stations, along with leading station groups across the country, for two additional seasons, it was announced by Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal Syndication Studios & E! News.

"We're thrilled to continue our successful partnership with the NBC-owned stations, bringing the 'Access' brand to local stations for additional seasons," Wilson said. "Our talented hosts have incredible chemistry and our seasoned production team work tirelessly to bring viewers quality content each day on 'Access Hollywood 'and 'Access Daily.'"

"'Access Hollywood' and 'Access Daily' deliver engaging and entertaining content to our audiences, which has made them an indelible part of our NBC stations' lineups," said Therese Gamba, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President of Acquired Programming, NBCUniversal Local. "We're excited to continue to serve as the home of 'Access Hollywood' and 'Access Daily' in leading markets across the nation."

For the 2023-24 season, which is its 28th in broadcast syndication, "Access Hollywood" is averaging over 1.1 million viewers each day and ranks as one of the top entertainment news programs in syndication.

"Access Hollywood" continues to deliver for its local station partners and ranks as a top entertainment news program among the key women 25-54 demographic in many of the top markets, including New York (WNBC), Chicago (WMAQ), Philadelphia (WCAU), Dallas (KXAS), Washington, D.C. (WRC) and San Francisco (KNTV). "Access Digital" reaches over 6.6 million organic followers and is a leader in short-form entertainment news with more than 1 billion views last year

For where to watch: Check your local listings.


The 2023-2024 "Access Hollywood" season marks its 28th year of bringing viewers the biggest Hollywood headlines and celebrity interviews. Hosted by Mario Lopez, Kit Hoover, Scott Evans and correspondent Zuri Hall, the Emmy Award-nominated, daily, half-hour syndicated program delivers the inside scoop on the latest breaking entertainment news. "Access" also delves into the latest true-crime headlines with insight from leading experts, celebrates local heroes working to improve their communities and speaks with the people behind the most talked about viral moments. In 2021, "Access Hollywood" was honored at the annual CultureX Conversation Conference with the award for Program Reflection of Inclusion in Television by Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable. The award recognizes of its diverse hosts and coverage of stories about diversity and inclusion in the television industry.


"Access Daily with Mario & Kit" is a daily one-hour syndicated entertainment news and lifestyle talk show co-hosted by Mario Lopez, Kit Hoover and Scott Evans. Currently in its 14th season, "Access Daily" is where entertainment meets your lifestyle. The show features entertaining celebrity interviews and gives viewers insider access to Hollywood's biggest stories. Inspired by all things entertainment and pop culture, "Access Daily" highlights the latest trends in fashion, food, beauty, human interest, viral sensations and more.


NBCUniversal Syndication Studios is responsible for the production, sales and distribution of NBCUniversal products to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, in broadcast television as well as digital and streaming platforms. First-run broadcast syndicated programming includes "Access Hollywood," "Access Daily with Mario & Kit," "The Kelly Clarkson Show," "Judge Jerry," "Karamo," "Maury" and "The Steve Wilkos Show." Current first-run original productions include "American Anthems," a music-based docuseries airing on PBS; "Billion Dollar Babies: The True Story of Cabbage Patch Kids," a documentary that premiered at Tribeca Film Festival in 2022; and "Change with Ed Mylett," a talk show airing on Nosey.com. In addition, the division distributes the retro television broadcast network Cozi TV and the weekend syndicated series "Open House." Current off-network programming includes "American Ninja Warrior," "Chicago Fire," "Chicago P.D.," "Dateline," "Law & Order: Criminal Intent," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Monk," "The Office" and "Suits."


NBC Owned Television Stations, part of NBCUniversal Local, includes 12 local broadcast television stations and a regional news network serving the largest markets in the nation, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Francisco Bay Area, Boston, Washington, D.C., Miami-Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, Hartford, Conn., and Puerto Rico. The stations deliver local news, weather, investigative and consumer reporting to the communities they serve across multiple platforms. The NBC Owned Television Stations group also operates LXTV, a lifestyle production company, NBCUniversal Skycastle, a marketing and promotions company and COZI TV, a national network that delivers viewers some of America's most beloved and iconic television shows and hit movies.

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  [june 2024]  


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