via press release:
“CRAZY TALK” TO PREMIERE IN NATIONAL SYNDICATION ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
Executive Producer Paul Faulhaber will be joined by Consulting Executive Producer Harley Tat and Director Joe Perota
New York, NY – June 15, 2015 – NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution has sold Crazy Talk in 99% of the country for its debut in national syndication on Monday, September 14; it was announced today by Ed Swindler, President NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations.
Crazy Talk, hosted by Tanisha Thomas and Ben Aaron, will be directed by Joe Perota (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Last Call with Carson Daly, The BET Awards) with Harley Tat (NFL Monday Night Football, Whacked Out Videos, Blind Date) serving as Consulting Executive Producer and Paul Starke (The Chew, The Tyra Banks Show) as Senior Supervising Producer.
“I am beyond excited that Crazy Talk has had such a great response from our station partners across the country,” said Paul Faulhaber, Executive Producer. “We have assembled a very talented production team who bring years of experience in comedy television, as well as their unique and creative points of view. With this team in place, combined with the sharp, organic wit of Ben and Tanisha, Crazy Talk is the comedic recipe that syndication has been craving.”
The vast majority of the stations will air Crazy Talk in a back-to-back pattern including WWOR-TV New York, KCOP-TV Los Angeles and WPWR-TV Chicago, where the show will air in early fringe. As previously announced, the new daily comedic half-hour show has been sold to stations from groups including Fox, Sinclair, Hearst, Cox, Meredith, Sunbeam, Tribune, Raycom, Media General and CW Plus.