In the first promo for CBS Television Distribution’s new syndicated talker, The Drew Barrymore Show, Barrymore interviews her seven-year-old self. In the spot, Barrymore sits in Johnny Carson’s seat, talking to her younger self as she’s making a 1982 appearance on NBC’s The Tonight Show. Barrymore’s appearance on Carson aired exactly 38 years ago this week.
On Thursday evening, Barrymore will host her first #DrewsMovieNite on Twitter featuring family favorite film Good Burger. Barrymore will be joined by stars of the movie, Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell as well as Chef Alvin Cailan. The live viewing party takes place on Twitter @DrewBarrymoreTV on Thursday, July 30 at 8:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. CT. Viewers can watch “Good Burger” on Nickelodeon or stream it. Visit @DrewBarrymoreTV for more info.
Earlier this week, The Drew Barrymore Show launched its website, which offers new features, community gatherings on social media and local listings, among other things.
The Drew Barrymore Show premieres Monday, Sept. 14 on TV stations across the country with the CBS Television Stations as its launch group. It’s produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and filmed in New York City. Barrymore, Chris Miller, Ember Truesdell and Jason Kurtz are executive producers.
Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.
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