The television industry is filled with different types of shows ranging from regular drama, science fiction to documentaries. But the evergreen charm of reality talk shows still remains. These shows have a different fan base that includes all age groups of audiences. We all love to know more about our celebrities, regardless of the fact whether we like them or not. To get an insight into their lives and personalities has been a source of entertainment since ages. Whether it was in the format of radio programming or a one-on-one interview, the concept was and till date is a perfect recipe to gather the attention of a high number of audiences.
The first television talk show was hosted by Joe Franklin, a famous radio personality in 1951. Consequently, The Tonight Show that first premiered in 1954 and continues till date has become the longest-running TV talk show. Over the years, we saw a drastic evolution of the talk show industry, so much so that now, we cannot imagine television without a talk show.
Shows like ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’, ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, Ellen are some names that lead the talk show industry today. The Wendy Williams Show is one such name among the leaders that’s famous for hosting celebrity interviews that the audience simply loves to watch.
The show first premiered on July 14, 2008. The show is known to be the biggest competition of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show‘ as both of them feature two leading women of syndicated talk shows.
Who is the host of The Wendy Williams Show?
Wendy Williams, the host of The Wendy Williams Show, is a television and radio presenter. Before starting her career as a TV show host, she was a DJ and host of a radio channel. She was soon named as ‘shock jokcette’ due to her brilliant humor and witty sense of humor. She created quite a spur in the radio industry, which resulted in the reality TV series, The Wendy Williams Experiences by VH1 that broadcasted her chronicles on the radio show. She also appeared in the movie ‘Think Like A Man’ in 2012.
Wendy Williams, over the years, has made many enemies and created many controversies, all thanks to the dynamic woman’s unapologetic and honest opinions. From rapper 50 Cents to the Kardashian-Jenner family, Williams has found herself landing in the limelight every now and then, and quite frequently for the wrong reasons.
The recent controversy that grabbed the media attention was during her absence from the show. In one of the episodes, Wendy was seen slurring during an interview. She later apologized and explained it’s due to her pain medications for the hairline fracture on her shoulder. Shortly after that, she broke the news to her audience and the media that she will be taking a break from the show because she needs to be hospitalized as she’s suffering from Grave’s Disease.
If you think that was the end of her turmoil, you are wrong. After returning to the show six weeks later, Williams made a shocking revelation to the viewers. She confessed she was living in a sober house for undisclosed addictions. Moreover, this was the time when her decades’ long marriage came to an unfortunate end. Her husband then, who was also the co-producer of the show, was fired soon afterward.
Talking about her sober house experience, Wendy explained that she needed some time off from all that was going on. “Like rehab without wine” or “rehab where they take your phone and lock it in a safe, so people can’t call me and inject their opinions on my life,” said Wendy.
Even after all the challenges and hardships, Williams stands stronger than ever and insists that she will continue the show will the same passion as ever. “Wendy is family to us, and post-AM news, her program jumpstarts the day in our markets,” said Frank Cicha from Fox Television Stations.
What is The Wendy William Show about?
The Wendy William Show is a syndicated talk show hosted by Wendy Williams. Over the years, the audience has seen hundreds of celebrities interviewed on stage by Williams. While some have given into the wits of Williams in good faith and humor, some have created a feud with their opinions and sarcasm.
No matter how intense the bashing gets, the loyal fan base of the show wants to see the same uncensored Wendy Williams creating new headlines with her every episode.
The Wendy William Show Season 12 Release Date: When will it premiere?
The Wendy William Show season 11 premiered on September 16, 2019 on CBS.
After the recent controversies, the fans were speculating season 11 to be the end of the show. But to everyone’s surprise, Wendy Williams revealed the news during the premiere that the show has been renewed for not just one but two more seasons.
“Attention, Wendy staff and crew and everybody gather around,” she said, “and you on TV and you hear, ‘The Wendy Show’ has been renewed through 2022. I love you!”
You can expect The Wendy Williams Show season 12 to release sometime in late 2020 or early 2021.
The Wendy William Show Trailer
As there is still time for the new seasons to release, here is the trailer of season 11:
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