Queen Latifah pacts for talk show

Flavor Unit, Overbrook, Sony Pictures TV eye fall 2013 launch

There’s another player in the post-Oprah syndie landscape: Queen Latifah. Flavor Unit Entertainment, Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television have pacted to produced a new daytime syndicated show hosted by Latifah and set tentatively for fall 2013.

Latifah owns Flavor Unit with Shakim Compere; the shingle has produced pics including Latifah’s own “Just Wright” and Paramount Christmastime pic “The Perfect Holiday” as well as TV series “Single Ladies” for VH1 and “Let’s Stay Together” on BET.

The show will be Overbrook’s first TV project.

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