On Monday, November 13, Talk Show host Wendy Williams aired her 1,500th episode. When she walked through the double doors wearing a sparkly emerald dress, viewers knew she would be emotional as she recounted what has happened on her talk show over nine seasons. She came out as usual to an exciting crowd dancing and waving their hands to the show's opening theme song, "Shout It Out."

She welcomed her studio audience that she calls her co-hosts. Then the 53-year-old host asked her signature question, "How you doin'?" as she made the hand gesture that goes along with it.

She took her seat in the purple chair and began her 1,500th episode.

Wendy's journey

Before becoming a successful talk show host, Wendy began in radio like a lot of other television hosts did. She actually was a radio DJ while she was studying communications at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts. She was successful in her radio career and was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. Even so, she left her radio show in 2009 to devote time to her television program, and she hasn't regretted it.

"The Wendy Williams Show," which is often shortened to just "Wendy" premiered on July 14, 2008, in select cities. A year later on July 13, 2009, the show began airing nationwide. While many talk shows have come and gone, "Wendy" has gotten better over the years.

The daytime talk show was renewed last year to run through the 2019-2020 season. The show is so popular that is airs twice a day, once in the mornings on the CW network and once in the afternoons on NBC.

In terms of episodes, "Wendy" ranks among other well-known talk shows. She handles all the hot topic herself unlike "The View," "The Talk," and "The Real" with their panels of five females.

Wendy is more like Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey, Rachel Ray, and Harry Connick Jr. who host their shows that bear their names.

'Wendy' show today

When Wendy Williams hosted a radio show she got to know many musicians and other celebrities especially in the rap and hip-hop communities. She still has a relationship with them, and many of them have been guests on her show.

Remy Ma was a guest on the 1,500th episode. Cardi B was on the show last week. Others like DJ Khaled and Teyana Taylor have been guests and performed for the studio audience and viewers.

She has the knack to ask questions that other hosts wouldn't dare to ask. Not only does she ask embarrassing questions in front of their faces, but she also talks about them during her hot topics segment when they are not present. Over the years, Wendy has been criticized for gossiping about celebrities, but that hasn't stopped her. In fact, people tune in just to hear the latest celebrity gossip that she shares.