Drew Barrymore’s show Renewed through the 2022-2023 season, CBS Media Ventures announced today.
Stations owned by CBS, Sinclair, Nexster, Gray, Scripps, Tegna and Weigel are signing up for another season of Barrymore-run and executive syndicated Daytime talk shows.
As part of a new CBS plan to re-imagine a traditional daytime format, CMV will create and distribute the show as two half-hour episodes that can run simultaneously or split for separate broadcasts.
“Stations always have a limited amount of shelf space, so we’re developing a syndication model to meet the needs of our partners,” said Steve Loccio, president of CBS Media Ventures. “We cannot be more happy to continue our relationship with CBS Station and our other station partners to provide more. Drew Barrymore’s showThrough this innovative new concept w. From unique acceptance of Drew’s daily news to headline-making interviews with celebrities to how to make a living, Drew is a force of nature that has brought a new optimistic outlook to daytime television. We like to have him as part of the CBS family. “
Drew Barrymore’s show According to CMV, the fastest growing strip of syndication, 4% higher than its 2021 performance in February 2022. At CBS-owned stations, the show grew + 11% of total viewership in the first quarter of 2022 vs. the first quarter of 2021, the CMV said.
“We like the idea of creating a non-stop flow of fine storytelling from the last hour CBS Morning Wendy McMahon, president and co-head of CBS News, says for a new half-hour of local news on our CBS stations as we take a different approach to the day’s issues and Drew Barrymore provides a breath of fresh air. We highly appreciate the willingness of our CBS Media Venture colleagues to help us re-imagine. This collaboration allows us to take advantage of the growing demand for local news in the communities we serve as well as support a show that is delivering the strongest quarterly performance to date at our stations and is a cherished programming resource for our company. “
The show is produced and distributed by CBS Media Ventures and is shooting in New York City. Jason Kurtz and Chris Miller also co-produced Barrymore.
“I’m honored and grateful but I want to make this show even higher and be a game changer and keep up the innovation during the day,” Barrymore said. “I want to challenge myself by taking the opportunity to find out the different ways people look. Our show wants to be a bright place not a blind spot and we just want people to feel good. And I thank all the people who helped us get here. ”