'The Wendy Williams Show': Thrilled fans want Sherri Shepherd to be 'permanent' host
Much to viewers' delight, Sherri Shepherd announced on Tuesday, November 23, that she will be making a comeback on 'The Wendy Williams Show'. She will be returning as the guest host as Wendy is facing health issues and cannot continue to host the show for some time.
It is known that Shepherd will be taking over the popular daytime series from December 13 until December 17. Previously, the 54-year-old was seen on the show in the first week of November, and during her turn as the guest host, the talk show earned its highest ratings of the season. When Sherri's turn as the host ended, she made a statement stating, "I had so much fun the first time around, I can't wait to come back to play again."
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She further added, "I was thrilled to learn that my hosting week in November was so well received by the loyal viewers of this show. It is not easy to do what Wendy has successfully done for so many years." Shepherd said, "I am grateful to Wendy, the entire wendy Williams team, and Wendy's fans for trusting me to host for another week. It has been a dream come true and I can't wait to bring back my brand of flirty-fun, fabulous guests and feel good excitement when I return in December."
Sharing the exciting news with her fans on Instagram, she wrote, "You shouted it out and the powers that be heard! @wendyshow asked me back! Thank you #wendywilliams for giving me the chance and all of the fans for your support! I am screaming!!!"
Thrilled with her comeback, fans and celebrities have filled her comment section with love. One of the users commented, "I'm all the way here for this! Shouting on the mountain top happy for you!" followed by another user, who wrote, "DANGGGGG 🔥🔥🔥🔥 See I told You’re gonna be permanent."
Sharing their experience from the first time Sherri guest-hosted the show, a fan wrote, "I enjoyed you I laughed the whole week especially when you was talking about when you was on DWTS with Gladys knight say she was going to be on that "MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA" 😂😂😂" Further, calling it Shepherd's show, another fan wrote, "The Sherrie Shepherd Show. Just putting this out in the Universe."
The premiere of Season 13 of 'The Wendy Williams Show' was originally to start from September 20, however, it was pushed to October 4 after the host, Wendy Williams tested positive for COVID-19 and was also fighting with other health issues. When the show got delayed once again to October 18, the makers revealed that even though Williams has recovered from COVID-19, she is struggling with other health concerns.
Wendy Williams has tapped a list of stars that will be appearing on 'The Wendy Williams Show'. The list includes Whitney Cummings, Michael Rapaport, and Jerry Springer. The show was kicked off by Leah Remini who guest hosted the premiere week and started the season's debut with the 'trending topics' panel headed by Devyn Simone, Bevy Smith, Elizabeth Wagmeister, and Miachel Yo.
The show airs on Fox Network each weekday at 10 am.