Wendy Williams signs long-term TV deal to stay on air until 2017

Wendy Williams just signed a major deal with Fox that will keep her show on air until 2017. Her new contract comes after her show got major boom in ratings. According to Debmar-Mercury (a division of Lionsgate), her show grew 43 percent in the past year. That gave it a 1.2 rating and 8 percent share of the daytime metered markets, with the key demographic: women ages 25-54.”Fox’s long-term renewal is a testament to the incredible growth the show has experienced this season and the amazing talent of Wendy,” Debmar-Mercury co-presidents Ira Bernstein and Mort Marcus said in a statement. “Our broadcast partners across the country have taken notice, demonstrating their faith in the staying power of this rapidly growing talk franchise with upgrades.”

Wendy doubled her viewership in New York, grew 58% in L.A and 139% in Chicago. Congrats to her


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