Sony Pictures Television's 'The Greg Behrendt Show' Now Sold in 80% of the Country
New Syndicated Relationship/Talk Show Cleared in 23 of the Top 25 Markets Including Powerhouse Network Affiliates
CULVER CITY, Calif.
Sony Pictures Television's (SPT) highly anticipated new relationship/talk series, "The Greg Behrendt Show," has been sold to television stations in 23 of the top 25 markets and is now cleared in 80% of the country, it was announced today by John Weiser, president, distribution, SPT.
In addition to all 26 Tribune stations, clearances now include top-ranking stations WDIV/Detroit (Post-Newsweek), KTVK/Phoenix (Belo), WOIO/Cleveland and (Raycom) and WYTU/Milwaukee (Weigel), plus stations from other key powerhouse groups, including Sinclair and Hubbard Broadcasting and The WB 100+ Station Group.
Best-selling author and comedian Greg Behrendt, who co-wrote the best sellers "He's Just Not That Into You" and "It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken," will dispense practical advice in a humorous yet empowering and uplifting manner in the syndicated one-hour relationship/talk show scheduled for a fall 2006 launch.
Sony Pictures Television is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases and family entertainment for network and cable television, as well as first-run and off-network series for syndication. With more than 25 programs on the air, SPT boasts a program slate that includes the top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. Sony Pictures Television, Advertiser Sales, is one of the premiere national advertising sales companies, handling the commercial inventory in SPT syndicated series and for high definition channels INHD and INHD2. Together, the Sony and MGM film and television libraries constitute the largest collection of its kind in the world. SPT (www.sonypicturestelevision.com) is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
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