Steve Harvey revives talk show on Facebook Watch at Tyler Perry Studios

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - DECEMBER 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Steve Harvey speaks onstage during 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA - DECEMBER 08: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) Steve Harvey speaks onstage during 2019 Miss Universe Pageant at Tyler Perry Studios on December 08, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)

Originally posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by RODNEY HO/ho@ajc.com on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog

Steve Harvey has revived his TV show in a new home: Facebook Watch.

He taped several episodes at Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios earlier this month. "Steve on Watch" will premiere January 6, according to Variety, which broke the story.

Facebook has committed to ten weeks.

"Reaching my audience anywhere and everywhere they are has always been the goal," Harvey said in a statement. "Facebook Watch viewers are the most energetic, engaged community, and so are my amazing fans. Getting all those people to directly engage on a platform like this is the perfect evolution of the show."

Harvey debuted his first daytime talk how “Steve Harvey” out of Chicago in 2012 and it ran until 2017. He decided to move his show to Los Angeles with new ownership and called it “Steve.”

But after two years, NBCUniversal decided to drop his show in favor of “The Kelly Clarkson Show” and he couldn’t find another home until now.

He said his Facebook talk show will include many of the same features as his syndicated talk shows: his take on life, interviews with celebrities and such. It’s unclear if it will feature a studio audience.

Harvey, 62, maintains huge ratings for his syndicated morning show in Atlanta on Majic 107.5/97.5 and continues to do well hosting “Family Feud,” which was shot in Atlanta for years but is now shot in Los Angeles. He also hosts “The Miss Universe Pageant,” which just taped at Tyler Perry Studios this past weekend.

The entertainer has 11.2 million followers and 9.3 million likes on his Facebook page.