NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution announced that Tribune and Sinclair have both extended their commitments to "The Jerry Springer Show" through fall 2010. Springer, who is currently hosting this summer's biggest hit series, "America's Got Talent" on NBC, is headed into his 17th season at the helm of the syndicated series that carries his name.
The renewal deals call for the Tribune and Sinclair broadcast stations in markets covering nearly half the country to continue broadcasting "The Jerry Springer Show" for the next three seasons in national syndication. For the upcoming 2007-2008 TV season, "The Jerry Springer Show" is already renewed in more than 96% of the U.S.
Tribune stations carrying "Jerry" include WPIX-TV New York, KTLA-TV Los Angeles, WPHL-TV Philadelphia, KDAF-TV Dallas, WDCW-TV Washington D.C. and KHCW-TV Houston. Sinclair stations include, WPGH-TV Pittsburgh, WTTE-TV Columbus and WSTR-TV Cincinnati.