November 29th, 2011
12:15 PM ET
In June, it looked like reality show vet Bethenny Frankel was poised to host her own talk show, but sources tell the Hollywood Reporter that the effort didn't gain interest from stations.
Frankel, who came to fame on "The Real Housewives of New York City" before moving on to her own Bravo reality franchises, was reportedly gearing up to host a nationally syndicated talk show with help from Ellen DeGeneres. A pilot was reportedly produced by Telepictures, which also works on DeGeneres' talk show, and Frankel herself had mentioned that she had hosting aspirations.
"I want to be on TV in a format where I can have a longer conversation with my fans rather than 140 characters on Twitter,” she'd said in an earlier interview with THR. “It probably will be a talk show.”
But a source now tells THR that the talk show isn't destined to appear next fall as was previously hoped.
According to the New York Post's Page Six, Frankel was working on an advice-based program. The report suggests that the pilot was unable to generate interest and got lost in a sea of syndicated talk shows, including ones from Katie Couric and Ricki Lake.
But all may not be lost: Rumor has it that Frankel may be able to host a program on cable, although THR notes that nothing has come of that.
In the meantime, there's still her reality show on Bravo, "Bethenny Ever After," which has just completed a new season, according to THR.
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