A Promising Start for a DJ-Turned-Chat-Show-Host

N.Y. Wendy Williams prepares for a syndicated television show. (Fred R. Producers Debmar-Mercury and Fox have high hopes for the new morning talk show hosted by Ms. Williams, a popular New York radio D.J. In New York, the show recorded a household rating of 1.9 and a 7 share of the TV viewing audience, well above the audience for “The Montel Williams Show” in the same time slot during the May sweeps month. Among women 18 to 34 years old, “Wendy” posted a 2.9 rating and a 19 percent share of the available television viewers in the demographic, 67 percent higher than “Montel” in May. Ms. Williams “says she hopes to extract the essence of her radio show, which has an audience of 12 million, and somehow translate it to television,” Monica Drake reported in Sunday’s New York Times. Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. In recent weeks, anchors on the Fox affiliate in Las Vegas, KV...
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