The Ricki Lake Show

What Can Viewers Expect From This Fall’s New Daytime Talk Shows?

With a slew of new talk shows ready to launch this fall The Hollywood Reporter has published A Guide to Daytime’s New (But Familiar) Faces outlining what viewers can expect from the different offerings.  So what can fans expect from Katie Couric’s Katie?

What viewers can expect: The timely and topical show will blend information, stories of the day and entertainment, including interviews with newsmakers, celebrities and everyday people with unique stories. Topics will range from parenting to pop culture, aging to activism and sex to celebrity, with segments focusing on the worlds of family, fashion, entertainment and technology. Recurring pieces will include "Women Who Should Be Famous" and bucket list-themed "You Only Live Once." READ MORE

Watch The First Promo For Ricki Lake's New Daytime Talk Show!

The first promo for Ricki Lake's new talk show has been released. In it, the daytime talk returnee teases the topics viewers can expect to see explored and shares her desire to reconnect with her audience.

Maybe I’m just missing The Oprah Winfrey Show, but there is something exciting and comforting about  Lake returning to daytime. I can’t wait to see her new show and I hope it doesn’t disappoint. Watch The Ricki Lake Show’s promo after the jump!


Ricki Lake Mounts Aggressive Social Media Campaign Ahead of New Talk Show

The producers behind Ricki Lake's upcoming return to syndicated daytime talk aren't relying simply on traditional forms of social media to get the word out. According to a new article in Broadcasting & Cable, Twentieth Television, producer and syndicator of The Ricki Lake Show, are working to create an online "groundswell" by engaging and cultivating "friends of Ricki". One way they're trying to accomplish this is by broadcasting  live production meetings for the talker once a month via Facebook and UStream.

“People always want to see behind the scenes,” says Lisa Kridos, The Ricki Lake Show’s executive producer. “This is not like airing the show and then asking people afterwards what they thought. Every show says they use social media, but we not only say it, we actually do it and are listening to what people have to say.” READ MORE