Syndie yakker bows September 2012
Katie Couric’s upcoming talkshow “Katie” has been cleared in more than 60% of the country, according to distributor Disney-ABC Domestic Television.The syndie yakker has been sold in 14 of the top 15 markets to stations. Recent clearances include ABC affiliates in Dallas, Boston, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Detroit, Tampa and Phoenix, and NBC affiliate KING in Seattle. Series is set to premiere in September 2012 and is part of the Disney/ABC Television Group’s larger multi-platform deal with the former “Today” and “CBS Evening News” anchor. Couric left CBS earlier this year when her contract with the Eye ended; she is currently slated to interview Regis Philbin for an ABC News special in November.