'Amercian Idol' host Ryan Seacrest to host syndicated talk show
By Reality TV World staff, 03/26/2003
The NY Post reports that according to The Hollywood Reporter, "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest, who already doubles as a successful Los Angeles DJ on Star 98.7, has inked a deal with Twentieth Television for a half-hour talk show. Although the talk show would be syndicated, although it's not known at this point if it would be targeted for a daytime or late-night audience, or when it would debut.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that the show will be "designed around" Seacrest's hip style and his ability to interview celebrities. Seacrest, who reportedly is earning $1 million for hosting "American Idol 2," recently inked a contract extension with Clear Channel Radio that will take him through the end of 2005.
A Twentieth Television spokeswoman had no comment on the Seacrest talk show.