@RuPaul Talk Show Gets Summer Run On Fox TV Stations; #Daytime #Talkshow

LAX / JFK (RuPaul) — RuPaul Charles' daily syndicated talk show has been picked up by Fox Television Stations for a three-week test run this summer.

Titled RuPaul, the project, produced by Telepictures, was one of the high profile new syndicated hopefuls for a fall 2019 launch. In a crowded space where most major station groups went for shows from their vertically integrated companies, it was tough for RuPaul, which comes from independent studio Warner Bros., to land a spot.

But Fox Television Stations, which has been open to programs from outside studios and has been ramping up its limited-run pickups as the group is embarking on life as a key part of the slimmed-down post-merger Fox, had been interested and, after months of conversations, the station group closed a deal for RuPaul.

The talker will premiere June 10 and will air Monday through Friday on select Fox TV stations, including WNYW in New York and KTTV in Los Angeles.

Described as entertaining and heartfelt, the show will feature Charles’ modern take on the talk format. He will showcase his aspirational message with celebrity and newsmaker interviews, along with empowering everyday people to become their best selves. His sense of beauty, …

Titled “RuPaul,” the project, produced by Telepictures, was one of the high profile new syndicated hopefuls for a fall 2019 launch. In a crowded space where most major station groups went for shows from their vertically integrated companies, it was tough for RuPaul, which comes from independent studio Warner Bros., to land a spot.

But Fox Television Stations, which has been open to programs from outside studios and has been ramping up its limited-run pickups as the group is embarking on life as a key part of the slimmed-down post-merger Fox, had been interested and, after months of conversations, the station group closed a deal for RuPaul. Nellie Andreeva/@RuPaul

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