One season down, another to go. Like Sherri Shepherd’s Sherri is gearing up for the final episodes of its debut season, the syndicated daytime talk show has announced that it will return for Season 2 in the fall of 2023. Season 1 will conclude on Friday, June 16.
Sherri Season 2 will begin on Monday, September 18. The series is a product of Lionsgate Debmar-Mercury, which today also announced that Sherri producer Fernita Wynn was promoted to executive producer and showrunner.
Joelle Dawson-Calia has also been named executive producer, with Siobhan Schanda and Dan Fitzpatrick also serving as co-executive producers. They have been working with Shepherd and producing partner Jawn Murray since the show’s launch in fall 2022. Shephard and Murray are also executive producers.
FOX TV stations have recently been revamped Sherri — Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury’s new, nationally syndicated daytime talker, according to Lionsgate — for two years through the 2024-25 season. As it enters its second season in the 2023-2024 schedule, Sherri continues to be licensed in 98% of the US, including other leading broadcast groups such as Sinclair, Nexstar and Cox. The weekday talk show is based at Chelsea Studios in New York and is filmed in front of a live studio audience.
Season 1 received the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Talk Series and also received four Daytime Emmy nominations, including an Outstanding Talk Series Host nomination for Shepherd. The show is also a Bronze Telly Award winner for Season 1 ‘Fun.Joy.Laughter’. digital launch campaign.
“I am thrilled that Fernita Wynn is being promoted to executive producer and showrunner and to lead the production team at Sherri for Season 2. I’m also happy to announce that Joelle Dawson, Siobhan Schanda and Dan Fitzpatrick will be working alongside Jawn Murray and myself as we continue to bring our ‘good time’ to daytime,” Shepherd said in – a statement. “I’m grateful for this rockstar TV team that helped make the first season of Sherri a success and the new talk show no. 1 during the day. Expect the unexpected as we embark on our second season!”
Sherriseason 1 finale Friday June 16, check local listings