Queen Latifah is the next name to join the ranks of having a canceled daytime talk show! The syndicated show from Sony Pictures Television will shut down production at year’s end. Originals though will continue to air on CBS stations through March, but not continue after that
“We want to thank Dana (Queen Latifah’s real name), the producers and the entire staff of The Queen Latifah Show for creating a program that we are all very proud of. Thank you also to our terrific station partners and advertisers who supported the show,” said Sony Pictures Television in a statement,
Queen Latifah then took to her facebook page to share this message for herself ,and the cast and crew of her show.
Just a little note to say Thank You… Thank you for your strong work ethic and great effort in getting The Queen Latifah Show off the ground and running.
Your dedication and sacrifice was crucial to the entire team, and in the face of intense challenges, you displayed “True Grit”!
Your Family, Partners, Staff and Crew showed up with you every step of the way. Be very proud of that! Not everyone can say the same.
You can also say you have been a blessing to and been blessed by amazing guests and incredible audiences for this show. We truly changed people’s lives for the better.
So… STAY POSITIVE, STAY STRONG, and most importantly, STAY OPEN… There is so much more God has in store! Lovingly, You!
P.S. This letter is for me, my staff, my crew, and everyone who was by my side for this incredible journey. The most important thing in life is that you wake up every single day and take chances. No matter what the outcome…believe in yourself and continue to fly.
Now with the cancellation notice today, it looks like the previously announced Men of Y&R episode slated to run next week on November 26th, has been put on hold and will air at a later date, On-Air On-Soaps will keep you updated as to when it will run.
What do you think of the cancellation of The Queen Latifah Show? Did you watch it? Do you think it deserved to go? What can you say about how Katie Couric, and other well-known celebrity figures aren’t getting the audience numbers they need to survive? Can the networks finally see that the daytime space is way to crowded with so many talkers? Comment below!