Amid Wendy Williams' health woes — network executives are reportedly looking to see who could fill the daytime diva's timeslot if she does not return.
“If the The Wendy Williams Show ends or she doesn’t come back to the show, they would feel comfortable sliding Nick into the 10 A.M. slot which immediately follows the local news broadcast,” a source told the outlet.
“That is the plan for filling the time in the New York market," the insider said of the potential switch. "Other stations around the country that similarly carry both shows back-to-back will likely follow New York’s lead.”
The alleged plan comes as another source spilled that the former radio jockey has not yet signed on for another season of the fan favorite chat show. Executives are waiting to see if Williams returns and how things play out in the ratings.
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“It really all depends on what her ratings look like at that point," the source explained. "Right now, they’ve been stronger than expected without her.”
"I’m making progress but it’s just one of those things that’s taking longer than we expected," Williams continued. "I’m a woman of a certain age, and I know enough to listen to my doctors and will return to my purple chair as soon as we all agree I’m ready.