CBS Distribution Chief on “Obama-esque” T.D. Jakes
John Nogawski, President, CBS Television Distribution, says during a recent Mel’s Diner interview that he believes orator and syndication hopeful T.D. Jakes may have what it takes to break through in daytime.
CBS TV Distribution is out selling a show headlined by Jakes for Fall 2009. (Update: TD Jakes Delayed Until Fall 2010) The show is sold in about 50 % of the country, including the Tribune station group.
By the end of year Nogawski says he expects to know if the show will be moving forward, once they get a sense of the rest of the clearances, a cable window and international sales.
VIDEO Nogawski calls Jakes “Obama-esque” and explains his appeal.
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