Jennifer Lopez will appear "occasionally" on a daytime talk show she's co-producing -- but you'll see her sister Lynda every day.
Jennifer Lopez will appear "occasionally" on a daytime talk show she's co-producing -- but you'll see her sister Lynda every day. Universal Domestic Television announced yesterday (Oct. 20) it's moving forward with the talk show, loosely designed as a young woman's version of "The View."
Scheduled to premiere next September, the as-yet-untitled show will be syndicated, meaning Universal will try to sell it to local TV stations for use in the morning or afternoon.
While Barbara Walters, creator of "The View," appears on her program a couple of times a week, J. Lo won't be there as often, said Lisa Hackner, Universal's executive vice president of programming and development. "Will she be on the show every day? No," Hackner said. "Will she be there during the ratings [sweeps] periods? If she can, she will be there. We'll see her occasionally."
Lynda Lopez, a TV and radio personality in the New York area, will be one of four panelists. Casting for the other three women is under way. It's the latest talk show to use the wildly successful "The View" as a template. A version geared to men, "The Other Half," has come and gone already.
Universal described Lopez's show as "a one-stop source for the very latest on pop culture, news, lifestyle, celebrities, beauty and fashion."
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