People are accustomed to hearing Bishop T.D. Jakes preach on television. He is a household name with Christians all over the world. Now people can see and hear the pastor every weekday on his new daytime talk show that is different from his televised sermons. "The T.D. Jake Show" premiered on September 12 in 70 affiliates. Since then, the Oprah Winfrey network, OWN, has gotten permission to telecast Jake's show. Viewers have choices when and where to watch the bishop as he hosts the show with an appealing format on several channels.

Format of 'The T.D. Jakes Show'

T.D. Jakes has wanted a talk show like this for years.

Now he has one. The 59-year-old pastor, author, and filmmaker partnered with Dr. Phil McGraw,his son Jay McGraw, and CBS Television Distribution back in 2009 to launch a syndicated, secular talk show, but the program never premiered. A test run of the new "The T.D. Jakes Show" show ran in Atlanta, Cleveland, Dallas, and Minneapolis from August 17 to September 11, 2015. The test market was successful enough for the show to be approved on May 10, 2016 to be aired nationwide. "The T.D. Jakes Show" began airing in markets across theUnited States on September 12, 2016.

The one-hour programis filmed before a live audience in Los Angeles. It is designed for viewers to interact with the host through social media using@tdjakesshow.Jakes is the bishop of The Potter's House inDallas, Texas with about 17,000 members.

His new platform does not include preaching. Instead, Jakes helps guests with specific problems as he gives pastoral advice and guidance to them.

Mariah Carey's endorsement

The popular singer, Mariah Carey, has spoken about "The T.D. Jakes Show" in a couple of social media posts. She has given the popular preacher free advertisement.

The 46-year-oldsaid she will watch, and she recommended her many fans and followers to watch also. The singer offered her best wishes to Jakes through posts on her Instagram and Facebook accounts. She said, "Everyone could use a little T.D.J. in their TV DAY!" It is easy to see that Mariah Carey, like many other Celebrities, is a fan ofT.D.


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