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BET Networks Acquires Debmar-Mercury’s ‘THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW’ for Season Two Domestically; Secures International Channels Rights

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BET Networks has acquired Debmar-Mercury’s THE SHOW for a second season in the U.S. this fall and has agreed to air the popular talk show on its international networks in the United Kingdom, Africa and the Middle East in 54 countries starting in July 2010.

Barbara Zaneri, BET Networks’ Executive Vice President of Program Strategy, Scheduling and Acquisitions; Michael D. Armstrong, SVP/GM, BET International;  and Debmar-Mercury Co-Presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein made the announcement today.

“Wendy has been an important  element  in the network’s success this year  and we are thrilled to have her talk show back for a second season,” said Zaneri, who brought the series to BET in July 2009. “We also believe Wendy’s universal appeal will translate to all corners of the world, making her a key player for BET’s international networks as well.”

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