ADDITIONAL NOTES: renewed through the 2013-14 season (the show's second) on 1/30/13
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney/ABC Domestic Television's press release, January 2013) Disney-ABC Domestic Television has renewed "Katie" for a second season, it was announced today by Janice Marinelli, president, Disney-ABC Domestic Television. "'Katie' is the No. 1 new syndicated talk show of the 2012-13 season, and we are thrilled to announce a green light for Season Two," said Marinelli. "Katie is an immensely talented host who has an incomparable ability to connect with her viewers. We also have outstanding station partners and time periods, and look forward to continued success with 'Katie' this year and into Season Two." "Hosting, producing and launching a show from scratch has been challenging but very rewarding," said Katie Couric. "I'm looking forward to working with our terrific team to build on the success of our first season, and continuing to share compelling stories, explore important topics, and create entertaining television for our audience."