Steve Wilkos is the host of NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution's nationally syndicated series, “The Steve Wilkos Show,” now heading into its thirteenth season. Wilkos’s show centers around the situations that an everyday police officer across the United State would encounter. With a law enforcement background, Wilkos’s show’s topics generally include adultery, domestic abuse, paternity, child abuse and teenage pregnancy. Since its debut, Wilkos’s popularity has skyrocketed—the show has grown 56% in households over its premiere season. Wilkos’s straightforward approach combined with his sincerity and humor has earned viewers’ trust and respect.
For the 2018-19 season, “The Steve Wilkos Show” is averaging 1.6 million daily viewers, delivering one of the youngest audiences among all the daytime syndication programs, with nearly 50% of its audience deriving from the advertiser friendly Adults 25-54 demographic. “The Steve Wilkos Show” has grown steadily for most of its twelve seasons including a +22% Household ratings increase this season vs. its premiere season back in 2007-08. The +22% Household ratings growth “The Steve Wilkos Show” has produced is the most among all the syndicated talk shows since the 2007-08 season. “The Steve Wilkos Show” delivers for its local station partners by building +32% over its lead-in and by growing +10% from its 1st quarter hour to its 4th quarter hour among the key Women 25-54 demographic.
Rachelle Wilkos is the Executive Producer. Selina Santos is the Co-Executive Producer. Adam Sorota is the Senior Director.
“The Steve Wilkos Show” is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution and produced by Stamford Media Center Productions, the same production team behind several long-running and successful NBCU talk shows including “Maury” and “The Jerry Springer Show,” and the new, “Judge Jerry,” premiering this fall. It is taped in front of a live audience.