There won't be a second season for Disney/ABC Domestic Television's "FABLife," it was announced today by <strong>Janice Marinelli</strong>, president, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. The show will remain in production and produce original episodes for the remainder of the season.
"FABLife," the new Disney|ABC syndicated lifestyle talk show spearheaded by <strong>Tyra Banks</strong> and featuring foodie <strong>Chrissy Teigen</strong>, fashion expert <strong>Joe Zee</strong>, interior designer <strong>Lauren Makk</strong> and DIY enthusiast <strong>Leah Ashley</strong> as co-hosts, launched Monday, September 14 as the No.1 new syndicated series of the young 2015-16 television season in Households (1.1/3), Women 18-49 (0.5/4) and Women 25-54 (0.6/4).
In May, Disney-ABC Domestic Television <a href="https://www.soapoperanetwork.com/2014/05/disney-abc-developing-new-syndicated-talker-tyra-banks-host">announced plans</a> to launch a new syndicated talk show featuring actress and model <strong>Tyra Banks</strong> for consideration for Fall 2015. Today, the syndication arm of the Disney-ABC Television Group announced that the ABC Owned Television Stations Group, representing 23% of the nation's television households with 6 of the top 10 markets, have agreed to carry the show on their stations. Currently titled "The F.A.B.," which stands for "Fun and Beautiful," Banks will be joined by social media buff and foodie <strong>Chrissy Teigen</strong>, fashion guru <strong>Joe Zee</strong>, interior design professional <strong>Lauren Makk</strong>, and do-it-yourself YouTuber <strong>Leah Ashley</strong> as the hosts of the upcoming lifestyle show. Banks serves as moderator of the talker. The ABC Owned stations markets include New York (WABC-TV), Los Angeles (KABC-TV), Chicago (WLS-TV), Philadelphia (WPVI-TV), San Francisco (KGO-TV), Houston (KTRK-TV), Raleigh/Durham (WTVD-TV) and Fresno (KFSN-TV).