The Wendy Williams Show is an American syndicated infotainment talk show created and hosted by Wendy Williams. Produced by Debmar-Mercury and distributed by 20th Television, the show has aired since July 14, 2008 in select major U.S. markets and July 13, 2009 nationwide. It is primarily aired on Fox, CW and MyNetworkTV affiliates. In January 2016, the talk show was renewed through the 2019–20 season. The show has been nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards. The show regularly competes with The Ellen DeGeneres Show as the top-ranked syndicated talk show in the United States. Wendy is broadcast live in front of a studio audience on Mondays through Thursdays. The Friday shows are either a first-run episode originally taped after the Thursday for broadcast the next day, or a repeat of the previous Monday's episode.