The U.S. syndicated daytime program The Meredith Vieira Show has been renewed for its second season, NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution announced Thursday.
"We are proud to have Meredith Vieira on our stations for a second season," Valari Staab, president of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, said in a statement. "Meredith is genuine, smart, warm and funny, and she has our strong support to help her continue to grow her show in this very challenging day part."
"The Meredith Vieira Show has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," added Ed Swindler, president of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and NBC Broadcast Operations. "With its singular host and talented producers, Meredith has grown creatively since launch, continues to gain viewers and we are optimistic it will emerge as a staple in daytime."