Daytime talk show "Strahan, Sara and Keke" won't return from coronavirus hiatus, multiple sources confirmed to Page Six.
"'Strahan, Sara and Keke' is put on hiatus and it doesn't look like it's going to come off," a source told Page Six.
ABC News took the talk show off the air in March and replaced it with
"Pandemic: What you Need to Know," a daily coronavirus report by Amy Robach, Dr. Jen Ashton and TJ Holmes.
"It was initially supposed to be a 2-week experiment and the show did really well," a spokesperson told Page Six.
Keke Palmer joined the show a year ago after she impressed ABC execs following her appearance on "Strahan and Sara," starring co-hosts Michael Strahan and Sara Haines.
Strahan and Haines won't be on the unemployment line. Strahan still hosts "GMA."
"Everyone is still getting paid. There's space for everyone. They're actively in contact... They're figuring out what the future will look like," a source said.
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Wendy Williams is ready to return to the airwaves after her daytime talk show went on mandatory hiatus amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Her last show was taped on March 12 without an audience. Wendy, 55, said she received a call telling her the network was "shutting down everything, all the networks. Nobody is going to be doing new shows. We want all the hosts to be well."
Wendy said she initially resisted going on hiatus. "I said, 'But I can do it even with no audience. I don't even have to have the staffers there because I did that for two days.' But they said, 'No. We need to have you home, indefinitely.' There will be no more Wendy or any of the other people for a period of time.'"
But after a week of quarantine with just her cats to keep her company, Wendy is going stir crazy. She misses doing what she does best: entertaining her TV audience who are like family to her.
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"I'm willing to risk it with one camera and a flashlight. I'm ready to go back to work next week," she said. "I'm ready to go back to work when we're like - come on, let's go!"
CBS News, ABC, CNN, Conde Nast, Vox Media, and the New York Times all reported cases of the coronavirus among staff.
An audio technician for NBC News died this week after testing positive for the virus. NBC Chairman Andy Lack said longtime staff member Larry Edgeworth had "suffered from other health issues that led him to succumb to the illness."
The coronavirus causes no symptoms or mild symptoms in most healthy adults. The virus causes severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and potentially fatal pneumonia among the elderly population, particularly those with chronic illnesses such as respiratory and heart problems.
Also at risk are smokers (cigarettes, weed) or young people who vape.
NeNe Leakes blames Wendy Williams' estranged husband Kevin Hunter for sabotaging her talk show.
NeNe and Wendy have been tight as a hand in glove for the past few months. But NeNe believes Wendy's ex prevented her from landing her own talk show that might compete with Wendy's show.
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is concerned about her immediate future amid rumors that Bravo TV bosses are trying to cut her loose.
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At 52, the former stripper knows she is not the ratings draw she once was. She reportedly retained celebrity attorney Lisa Bloom to file an undisclosed lawsuit.
During NeNe's visit to The Breakfast Club, co-host Charlamagne the God asked NeNe about rumors that she was in talks to host her own talk show similar to her friend Wendy's popular show.
When asked if Wendy or Kevin blocked the show, NeNe replied, "I think it was her husband."
She added Kevin was "never nice" to her and he didn't want her around. She also revealed she didn't bring up her suspicions with her bestie, Wendy.
It seems NeNe doesn't want to believe Wendy also had a hand in her talk show's demise.
Watch the interview below.
ABC execs scrambled to edit a segment of The Tamron Hall Show after the talk show host admitted dealing cocaine with her boyfriend in college.
Production insiders tell the UK's DailyMail.com that Hall's confession stunned the audience and her bosses at the TV network. Executives scrambled to edit Hall's drug dealing confession out of the pre-recorded show.
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Insiders say the prim and proper host confessed to a live audience that she helped her boyfriend "facilitate" selling cocaine when she was a teenager in college.
On Friday, Hall backtracked, saying her words were taken out of context.
Hall told DailyMail.com in a statement that she never "dealt drugs" in college. She said she was speaking about "part of an open and honest conversation about women" in prison.
Hall explained, "During an interview with prison rights advocate Topeka Sam, I shared a story about a bad situation I got myself into when I was 19. I never dealt drugs."
Even if she did deal drugs, it happened over 3 decades ago.
"I am now nearly 50 years old and was reflecting on a bad judgement call that could have turned worse. I say but for the grace of God, there go I. It was part of an open and honest conversation about women, incarceration and mistakes made."
Hall admitted producers edited the segment in which she reportedly confessed to dealing drugs.
"For legal reasons a portion of that segment was edited from the show. I hope my show can be a forum for sharing stories without shame or judgement - including a conversation we're having Friday on opioid addiction."
Judge Tammy Kemp was a guest on The Tamron Hall Show on Thursday, Oct. 10. The embattled judge came under fire for hugging former Dallas cop Amber Guyger after she was found guilty of killing 26-year-old accountant Botham Jean in his own apartment.
In previous interviews Kemp defended her behavior, saying Guyger asked her twice for a hug. Kemp also said she gave Guyger her personal Bible because the 31-year-old promised to return it after she completes her 10-year prison sentence.
Kemp's court bailiff was also criticized for appearing to comfort Guyger by primping her hair in the courtroom.
When Hall asked Kemp to explain the bailiff's actions, Kemp said "Guyger had been found guilty of murder... and we were on a lunch break. However, I couldn't send her to the jail to be frisked. So we asked a female bailiff to stay with her throughout the lunch break. And if you know anything about the jail, you gotta search every part of a person, including their hair."
But critics of the judge and the bailiff say officers never conduct searches for razor blades or other contraband with their bare hands.
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On Monday Wendy Williams tearfully announced her popular daytime talk show was renewed through 2022. The TV personality, who has had her share of heartbreaks this year, was clearly relieved to finally get the news off her chest.
"I got through the whole show without shedding a tear," she said before making her big announcement.
"The Wendy Show has been renewed through 2022!"
But even though Wendy's show was renewed, Page Six reports the show will definitely be cancelled after the 2022 season.
Page Six claims The Wendy Show's producer Debmar-Mercury "likely" renewed the show because there was nothing else to air in its time slot.
"They don't have anyone strong enough to replace her. They were back into a corner," an inside source told Page Six. "She will surely not be coming back beyond the two-season renewal. This will be her swan song."
Wendy had her share of problems in 2019. She filed for divorce from her cheating husband, Kevin Hunter, after he fathered a baby girl with his longtime mistress, Sharina Hudson.
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