The Wendy Williams Show (often shortened to Wendy) is an American syndicatedtalk show created and hosted by Wendy Williams and produced by Wendy Williams Productions, and Perler Productions. The Wendy Williams Show is distributed by Debmar-Mercury, the show aired starting July 14, 2008 in select major U.S. markets and July 13, 2009 nationwide. It primarily aired on Fox, CW and MyNetworkTV affiliates (along with several affiliates of other major networks). Wendy is broadcast live in front of a studio audience on Mondays through Thursdays. The Friday shows are either a first-run episode originally taped after the Thursday for broadcast the next day, or a repeat of the previous Monday's episode. The show regularly competes with The Ellen DeGeneres Show as the top-ranked syndicated talk show with a single female host in the key demographic of women 25–54 in the United States.