The Test (talk show)

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The Test
The Test series logo.jpg
GenreTalk show
Presented byKirk Fox
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes118
Executive producer(s)
Running time42 minutes
Production company(s)Stage 29 Productions
DistributorCBS Television Distribution
Original networkSyndication
Picture format1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseSeptember 9, 2013 (2013-09-09) –
May 2014 (2014-05)
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The Test is an American conflict resolution talk show that premiered on September 9, 2013,[1] and aired on syndication.[2] Hosted by Kirk Fox, The Test handles a variety of tests such as polygraph, DNA, and pregnancy.[3][4][5] It resolves conflicts that are present between families, friends or various people.[2][6]


The series was revealed on January 9, 2013, when it was sold into 56% of the country.[7][8] By April 2013, The Test was sold in over 90% of the country with Tribune Broadcasting's 17 owned stations serving as the series' anchor group in major markets.[9][10][11]

On April 1, 2014, it was announced that The Test had been canceled.[12]


  1. ^ Nordyke, Kimberly (September 9, 2013). "'The Test' Host Kirk Fox, EP Jay McGraw Preview Talk Show, Reveal Celebrity Guests". The Hollywood Reporter.
  2. ^ a b ""The Test" Premieres September 9th with a Week of Lively and Exciting Shows Highlighted by a Back-to-Back Dina and Michael Lohan Exclusive". The Futon Critic (Press release). CBS Television Distribution. September 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "Lamar Odom's Alleged Mistress Put to 'The Test'". Entertainment Tonight. September 11, 2013.
  4. ^ Alex Ben Block (January 9, 2013). "Conflict Talk Show 'The Test' Launches in the Fall". The Hollywood Reporter.
  5. ^ Stelter, Brian (January 29, 2013). "'The Test' Will Join Television Talk Shows". The New York Times.
  6. ^ Downey, Kevin (August 29, 2013). "'The Test' Ready For Its Big Syndication Test". TV News Check.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 9, 2013). "It's Official: CBS TV Distribution's 'The Test' A Go For Fall, Clearance At 56% of U.S." Deadline Hollywood.
  8. ^ "CBS Television Distribution Sells Daytime Talk Show "The Test" Into 56% of the Country". The Futon Critic (Press release). CBS Television Distribution. January 9, 2013.
  9. ^ Albiniak, Paige (April 22, 2013). "Ciano to Executive Produce CTD's 'The Test'". Broadcasting & Cable.
  10. ^ Alex Ben Block (April 22, 2013). "'The Test' Names Patricia Ciano Executive Producer". The Hollywood Reporter.
  11. ^ Marechal, AJ (April 22, 2013). "Patricia Ciano to Exec Produce 'The Test'". Variety.
  12. ^ Alex Ben Block (April 1, 2014). "Daytime Talk Shows Trisha Goddard and 'The Test' Canceled". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 1, 2014.

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