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This “Best of” episode of Talking TV first appeared on TVNewsCheck on Oct. 7.
It’s a lot harder to get and keep a syndicated talk show these days, which makes Tamron Hall’s success all the more remarkable.
Hall’s eponymous show has been renewed through a fifth season, giving her more breathing space to build her “Tam Fam” of followers in the ever-more constricting syndication world.
In this Talking TV conversation, Hall shares the lessons she learned from producing the show during pandemic isolation, how maturity has changed her outlook on hosting and why she has signed on as the first-ever industry ambassador for the NAB Education Foundation.
Episode transcript below, edited for clarity.
Michael Depp: Getting and keeping a syndicated talk show has never been a harder gauntlet to run, and Tamron Hall is among the rarified few currently doing it. She’s even got a rare amount of runway with her eponymous show having been picked up for a fourth and fifth season through 2024.
More recently, Hall has been named the first-ever industry ambassador for the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation, which will see her working on campaigns and fundraising to ensure the nonprofit’s future.
I’m Michael Depp, editor of TVNewsCheck, and this is Talking TV, the podcast that brings you smart conversations about broadcasting. Up next, a conversation with Tamron Hall, looking at what she’s learned about the kind of talk show people want right now and what the enablers means for the