LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- "Rachael Ray," the season's highest-rated new syndicated show, was renewed through the 2009-2010 season, Los Angeles-based CBS Television Distribution said.
"It's clear that Rachael's devoted fans are happy to welcome her into their living rooms every day, and the positive response from our affiliate stations has been tremendous," Roger King, chief executive officer of CBS Television Distribution, said in a news release. "We look forward to many more years of fantastic shows."
"Rachael Ray" premiered Sept. 18, the highest-rated syndicated talk show debut since "Dr. Phil" in 2002.
"I'm thrilled that I will be able to keep working with all the talented people who make the show such a success," Ray said. "It is truly a dream job, and I thank all the viewers for tuning in every day."