which has been called "a breakthrough in daytime" by The New York Times, and hailed as "daytime TV's favorite guilty pleasure" by the New York Post. The show airs in 52 countries, on BET at midnight, is currently in its fourth season, and has been renewed on Fox through 2014.
“The Wendy Williams Show" is the provocative, must-see talk show in daytime. Taped live in New York, viewers delight over Williams' distinctive and entertaining personality, the show's focus on entertainment and pop culture and the diverse mix of interviews with celebrity guests from television, film, music and sports. Popular segments include "Ask Wendy," during which she offers real advice to audience members looking for solutions to problems, and "Hot Topics," in which she delivers her own unpredictable, honest, authentic and opinionated take on the juiciest headlines.
Prior to her TV success, Williams built a devoted audience of more than 12 million fans through her 23-year, nationally-syndicated, top-rated, daily radio show, "The Wendy Williams Experience." She was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in November of 2009.
Williams competed on Season 12 of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars," has hosted "Love Triangle," and appeared as a featured guest on ABC's "One Life to Live" and Lifetime's "Drop Dead Diva." Williams made her major motion picture debut in Steve Harvey's April 2012 release of "Think Like A Man" and was named to Hollywood Reporter’s prestigious “35 Most Powerful People in Media” list the same month. Williams has also graced the stages of the Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The View, Fashion Police, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Katie, The Chew and prior to the show’s 500th episode celebration, was featured on TODAY.
Williams is the author of The New York Times best seller, The Wendy Williams Experience (Dutton Books), and several other novels, including Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood. She also writes a regular hot topics column for Life & Style Weekly.