According to new reports, Steve Harvey will not be returning to TV with his talk show ‘STEVE’. Yesterday, it was announced that the veteran comedian’s daytime show was officially over at NBC. Now it is unclear as to what the exact reason is to ‘STEVE’ being cancelled but as pointed out by Variety it could be due to Harvey’s deal with IMG Original Content.
Steve Harvey’s syndicated daytime talk show “Steve” will end its run in June. The writing was on the wall for the show last September year when NBC cut a deal with Kelly Clarkson for a talk-variety hour to launch in the fall. “The Kelly Clarkson Show” will move into the prime daytime slots occupied on NBC O&Os by Harvey’s show for the past seven seasons. “Steve” taped its final episode on Thursday. Originals will air through June and the show will remain on the air in reruns through September. The demise of “Steve” raises the question of whether Harvey’s show was a casualty of animosity between NBCUniversal and Endeavor’s IMG Original Content over IMG’s takeover of the show two seasons ago.