The popular show is show in 98 percent of the country so far.
TGIF! See why we’re having a glazed donut with our cup of joe:
• Steve Harvey’s daytime talk show is being renewed for a second season. That’s the latest news from the comedian who also picked up a People’s Choice Award for Favorite New Talk Show Host. Currently, his talk show is on air in 98 percent of the country. “The instant success of Steve Harvey with the daytime audience is being greeted with long-term commitments from our station partners,” said NBCU Domestic TV Distribution president Barry Wallach. [Hollywood Reporter]
• Janelle Monae wants you to focus on her music and not her body. That’s what the suited-up diva is saying in the latest issue of ELLE Canada, of which she graces the cover. “Do I want them to focus on my body?” asks Monae. “Do I want them to focus on how curvy and really, really gorgeous my figure is? Or do I want them to look at my music. What has more value? And I made that decision. I want them to focus on the message and the music because I feel like I have a higher calling…” [Clutch Magazine]
• Alicia Keys is ready to set the world on fire! The ESSENCE January cover star is going on 24-city national tour beginning in March. Keys will hit Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, Greensboro, Brooklyn, Washington, D.C., and more before signing off to Chicago in April. [Alicia Keys]
• Famed director and actor Tyler Perry’s offering $100,000 reward for information in the Terrance Williams and the Felipe Santos cases in Florida. The men went missing after coming in contact with the Collier County Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Calkins. The men were never found. [EURweb]
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