Dish Nation is set for the next two years on Fox. Thus, more entertainment news delivered the way only the popular program can do.
The entertainment news program received the green light from Fox Television Stations. Indeed, its new lease on life extends it up to 2019.
Dish Nation hosts consist of radio teams from across the country. They offer their unique perspectives on the various news that come their way. Among them are rapper Da Brat, Ben and Matt from KNIX in Phoenix, Miguel and Holly from Hot 101.5 in Tampa, and Tone Kapone from WGCI in Chicago. Their chatter and comedic exchange covers breaking news about celebrities and pop culture according to TV Series Finale.
Dish Nation Earned an Average of 4.1 Million Weekly Viewers This Season
The Dish Nation TV show boasts an impressive viewership ranking. According to Deadline, it is number 2 in the adults 18-34 age group. It holds the same position among female African-American viewers in the same age group. Interestingly, it also experienced a growth in key time slots among households covered by Fox stations from the period of November 2016 from the same month a year before.
WWOR New York (+13%), KTTV Los Angeles (+17%), KSAZ Phoenix (+50%), KCPQ Seattle (+67%), KTBC Austin (+20%), KOKH Oklahoma City (+14%) and WNAC Providence (+43%). Quite impressive for a weeknight program.
In addition, Dish Nation boasts of being the youngest-skewing magazine show to date. In fact, the median age of its viewers is just below 50. Stephen Brown, executive vice president of programming and development for Fox Television Stations has nothing but praise for the show.
“Over the last five years, Dish Nation has found its place serving a younger audience on station lineups. This year, we are moving toward a live format and anticipate it will help the program to stay on for years to come,” TV Spy quoted Brown said.
Dish Nation is distributed by Twentieth Television on behalf of Fox Television Stations. Executive producer for the half-hour magazine show is Vinny Rutherford.