DAILY POP CULTURE PROGRAM “PAGE SIX TV” FROM ENDEMOL SHINE NORTH AMERICA & NY POST SET TO LAUNCH MONDAY SEPTEMBER 18
New Nationally Syndicated Show Sold in More Than 98% of U.S.
Kay O’Connell & Michael Bachmann Named Executive Producers
“Page Six TV” Plus One’s to Feature Top Guest Celebrities, Comedians and Insiders
Page Six and “Page Six TV” Launching “Best Of Summer”
Los Angeles, CA – August 24, 2017— Twentieth Television announced today that “Page Six TV,” the new daily TV show from Endemol Shine North America and the New York Post, is set to launch Monday September 18 in more than 200 local markets across the U.S.
The daily TV show, delivering in-the-know gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and politics, is now sold in more than 98% of the country for its first season in national syndication. “Page Six TV” is set to launch on the Fox Television Stations (FTS) in 16 markets, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Kay O’Connell (“Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe”) and Michael Bachmann (“Dish Nation”) have been named executive producers of “Page Six TV” and Kathleen Rajsp (“The View”) has been named co-executive producer. They join previously announced executive producers Jesse Angelo, who is publisher of the New York Post, as well as Endemol Shine North America’s Michael Weinberg and Rob Smith.
“Page Six TV” is hosted by John Fugelsang (Sirius XM Radio/VH1) and the show’s insiders include Bevy Smith (Bravo’s “Fashion Queens”), Variety entertainment reporter Elizabeth Wagmeister and New York Post Page Six reporter Carlos Greer. Page Six Editor Emily Smith and Deputy Editor Ian Mohr provide updates and insight, as well as exclusive first-looks into the latest breaking stories from the newsroom.
Throughout the season, celebrities, comedians and newsmakers will join “Page Six TV” as Plus Ones. The special guests will join the show’s regular insiders and offer their own insights on the day’s top stories.
“Page Six,” the iconic New York Post gossip column, will soon unveil “Page Six Best of Summer,” a week-long editorial celebration of the biggest moments of the summer. Weighing in on summer’s most buzzed about moments, Page Six editors will select winners and losers ranging from celebrities and athletes, to politicians and socialites, with the wit and candor that Page Six is known for. The inaugural list with themed categories will be announced daily in print and online beginning August 28, 2017 and through September 1, 2017.
“We’ve assembled a great station lineup, a terrific production team and group of insiders and now we’re ready to bring ‘Page Six TV’ to a national audience for the first time,” said Endemol Shine North America CEO Cris Abrego.
“There is a lot of excitement and buzz surrounding the show and we are looking forward to extending our reach this fall,” said Jesse Angelo, CEO and Publisher of theNew York Post and Executive Producer of ‘Page Six TV.’ “As an extension of the iconic column, the show will continue to deliver a real insiders perspective on the latest gossip and news to a much broader audience.”
“It’s been great to see all the different divisions at our company come together on this. I see it as a great blueprint for future projects,” said Frank Cicha, Senior Vice President of Programming for FOX Television Stations.
“Page Six TV” Executive Producer Kay O’Connell was part of the team that produced the three-week preview last summer on seven FOX TV Stations. O’Connell most recently was an EP on Lifetime’s “Fashionably Late with Rachel Zoe,” executive produced “Kathy” with Kathy Griffin on Bravo and was part of the original team that launched “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on ABC.
Executive Producer Michael Bachmann helped create and executive produce daily TV series “Dish Nation” and produced several shows on Yahoo! TV including “Primetime in No Time,” “What’s So Funny” and OMG’s “411.” And Kathleen Rajsp, who will serve as co-executive producer on “Page Six TV,” most recently was a co-EP on “$100K Pyramid with Michael Strahan” and previously served as Senior Supervising Producer on “The View.”
“Page Six TV” is a daily television show modeled after Page Six, the iconic New York Post gossip column and web site. True to the Page Six signature style, the show’s contributors and insiders deliver in-the-know gossip and news from entertainment, culture, the media, finance, real estate and politics. The half-hour show will cover today’s biggest personalities including high-flying real estate moguls, the hottest sports stars, larger-than-life politicians as well as break celebrity gossip and entertainment news.
“Page Six TV” leverages the dynamic social media presence of Page Six and the New York Post to drive audience engagement. Viewers will have the opportunity to weigh in on topics with their own opinions across social media prior to broadcast.
And for the latest news on “Page Six TV” including where to watch in your local market, go to www.PageSixTV.com. And be sure to follow “Page Six TV” on Twitter @PageSixTV, “like” the official Facebook page and join the conversation using #PageSixTV.
ABOUT NEW YORK POST
Founded by Alexander Hamilton in 1801, the New York Post is the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the United States and one of the nation’s premier digital destinations for news and information. The New York Post’s fabled Page Six gossip column is a world leader in breaking celebrity news and has evolved into its own iconic and powerful brand. “Page Six TV” extends the brand to a daily television show featuring contributors and insiders delivering in-the-know gossip and news. The Post Digital Network is comprised of the flagship NYPost.com, PageSix.com, and Decider.com, covering streaming television and movies. The New York Post and the New York Post Digital Network are owned by News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
ABOUT ENDEMOL SHINE NORTH AMERICA
Endemol Shine North America delivers world-class content and compelling storytelling to multiple platforms in the U.S. and across the globe. Endemol Shine North America is part of Endemol Shine Group, the global content creator, producer and distributor with a diverse portfolio of companies that are behind some of the most prominent hit television formats and series in the world.
Its Endemol Shine Studios division develops and produces original scripted television programming in the U.S. for global exploitation and Endemol Shine Latino oversees all Spanish-language format sales and development in both the U.S. and Mexico, as well as all of Latin America. Subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment, Truly Original and 51 Minds Entertainment. In addition, Endemol Shine North America has a strategic partnership with Ryan Seacrest Productions.
Endemol Shine Group’s companies in North America are behind such hit series as Big Brother (CBS), Ink Master (Spike), Kingdom (AT&T Audience Network), MasterChef (FOX), MasterChef Junior (FOX), Swamp People (History), The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo), T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle (VH1), Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge (CMT), Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC), Fear Factor (MTV), I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime) and upcoming Best.Cover.Ever. (YouTube), Page Six TV (Syndicated) and Trading Spaces (TLC).
ABOUT TWENTIETH TELEVISION
A leader in the U.S. program distribution arena, Twentieth Television provides a wide array of first-run, network and off-network programming, as well as feature film packages, to the syndication and cable marketplaces. Off-net shows distributed by Twentieth Television include “Modern Family,” “Empire,” “Family Guy,” “Glee,” “Last Man Standing,” “COPS Reloaded,” “Bones,” “How I Met Your Mother,” “American Dad,” “Bob’s Burgers,” and “The Simpsons”. First-run programs distributed by Twentieth Television include television’s longest running court show, “Divorce Court”, the entertainment magazine program, “Dish Nation” and the Fall 2017 launch of “Top 30” and “Page Six TV”.