Syndie program, which is the second longest-running entertainment newsmag in the U.S., will continue to air on NBC-owned stations in areas including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. When all stations are taken into account, clearance for “Extra” is at 85%.
Show has seen upticks in its key adults 25-54 demo from November to February.
“‘Extra’ has over the past two decades established itself as a brand known for delivering advertising-friendly, consumer-engaging entertainment and pop culture news day in and day out,” said Ken Warner, head of Warner Bros. Domestic TV Distribution, which distributes the series. “We are pleased to have our long-time partners at NBC, as well as our other partner stations, continue to deliver the show to its audiences and applaud all of the talented individuals at ‘Extra.”
Valari Staab, prexy of NBC Owned TV Stations, added: “‘Extra’ has long been a strong franchise with our viewers and we are happy that it will remain on our lineups for the foreseeable future.”
“Extra” is hosted by Mario Lopez and Maria Menounos. Newsmag is produced by Telepictures Prods., with Theresa Coffino and Jeremy Spiegel as exec producers. Lisa Gregorisch-Dempsey is senior executive producer.