‘The Jerry Springer Show’ goes out of production, inks CW deal

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“The Jerry Springer Show” is going out of production, but will still live on, sources say:

  • The show, produced by NBCUniversal, has gone out of production, Broadcasting & Cable has confirmed with a source.
  • Starting in the fall, The CW is expected to put pre-produced and encore episodes on its schedule.
  • The show will also continue broadcast syndication, though episode clearances are likely to change in wake of The CW deal.
  • Sources say The CW has inked a multiyear deal to carry the show.
  • The deal is said to include an option to put the show back into production.
  • The CW is expected to place “Springer” in “The Robert Irvine Show” slot on the schedule.
  • “Irvine” shut down production earlier this year.
  • Meanwhile, Jerry Springer’s sister so-called “conflict talkers” “Maury” and “The Steve Wilkos Show” have been renewed for two years.
  • “Maury” and “Wilkos” will continue production from the Connecticut facility it shares with “Springer.”