Wendy Williams and Sherri Shepherd are both popularly known for their media and television personalities.
Since 2008, Wendy Williams has hosted the television talk show named after her, The Wendy Williams Show.
Sherri Shepherd also hosted a talk show from 2007 to 2014 and co-hosted The View, a daytime talk show.
Shepherd filled in Williams as host of the Wendy Williams Show, and it saw a 13% increase in ratings.
The show's executive producer said that Shepherd was the perfect fit for the show.
Williams is dealing with Graves' disease and the thyroid issues that were caused by it.
Williams contracted the COVID-19 in September, which she claimed aggravated her health issues.
Shepherd is scheduled to host the Wendy Williams Show from December 13 to 17 and is excited about it.
Williams revealed that her healing is slow but assured that she'd be returning to the show as soon as she is healed and ready.