30 Oct Sony Pictures Television Has Partnered with Tribune Broadcasting on A New Syndicated Daytime Talk Show with Leading Global Female Speaker and Digital Entrepreneur Mel Robbins As Host
Culver City, CA – October 30, 2018 — Sony Pictures Television has announced a partnership today with Tribune Broadcasting on a new, one-hour syndicated talk show with Mel Robbins as host. Daytime Emmy Award® winner Mindy Borman is set to executive produce the talk show which is now sold in over 31% of the country and will debut Fall 2019. The show will take the classic talk format & give it a modern day reinvention.
Mel Robbins is a leading global female speaker, life strategist and best-selling author of the 5 SECOND RULE. In her work Robbins helps real people transform their lives by empowering them with the tools necessary to conquer their everyday problems and life’s biggest challenges.
“Mel has a message and a methodology that connects with women and she knows her audience,” said John Weiser President of 1st Run Television. “She has a distinctive and fresh approach to navigating the life challenges women face every day and we’re going to utilize Mel’s unique entrepreneurial strength in the digital media space to better connect with our audience. “
“Mel has a proven track record of connecting and resonating with an audience and we believe she will be a good fit for our stations’ daytime lineup,” said Sean Compton, President of Strategic Programming and Acquisitions, Tribune Media.
Robbins is the CEO and co-founder of The Confidence Project, a media and digital learning company working with Fortune 500 brands. Additionally, Mel is the creator and star of the Audible Original series “Kick Ass With Mel Robbins,” a first of its kind life and business advice talk show. She began her career as a criminal defense attorney in New York City and now that she’s no longer arguing “reasonable doubt” inside the courtroom, she’s teaching leaders inside the world’s leading brands how to break the habit of self-doubt and build the habits of confidence and courage at work and in life.
Mindy Borman will serve as executive producer on the daytime talk show. Borman has won three Daytime Emmy Awards® as Executive Producer of The Dr. Oz Show which she launched in 2009. The series was the highest-rated syndication launch in over a decade. The landmark show, in its 10th season, is seen around the world in multiple countries and has been used as a format to create new original versions of the show in several countries. During her eight-year tenure as Executive Producer she created over 1500 episodes. The Dr. Oz show has changed millions of lives as a leader in health and wellness and continues to rank consistently in the top four shows nationally among its competitors. Additionally, she also was a producer of “The View” and “Good Morning America.”