People listen when Steve Harvey doles out advice on his namesake talk show, whether it's about courtship, marriage, divorce, child-rearing, or — that touchiest topic of all — money. So what words of wisdom does he have for this fall's new talk-show hosts? We asked. He delivered.
TV Guide Magazine: You, Katie Couric, Jeff Probst and Ricki Lake all debuted talk shows in 2012, but you're the only one still standing, and your ratings keep going up. What's your survival secret?
Steve Harvey: Speaking my mind. People get a kick out ...
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The daytime talk show hosted by former Today and CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric was the highest-rated new syndicated talker of last season. This season, Katie is averaging...
NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution has sold Steve Harvey to NBC-owned stations through 2016, NBC announced on Wednesday.
The syndicated show, which received an early second-season renewal, will now be broadcast for at least two more years in more than 65 percent of the country.
When Steve Harvey talks about stand up comedy, he can sound like a physicist. "My job is to draw an instant reaction and measure that reaction and that act upon that action again," he says after a recent taping of his daytime talk show at the NBC Tower in Chicago. "That's what stand up is. I have to make an observation that makes 85 percent of that room laugh every eight to 12 seconds for an hour an a half to be successful and make money at this. I figured that out."
This week, a bunch of sad hopefuls auditioned for American Idol, Dana Carvey sang "The Ballad of Jay Leno" and Lance Armstrong endured a public shaming by Oprah Winfrey. And in spoofs, Manti Te'o made an eHarmony ad and comedians advertised Birth Control Yogurt. Check out these clips and more in our Top Videos of the Week.