After its first two seasons were disrupted by the pandemic, the syndicated Kelly Clarkson Show has big expectations to fulfill. But its host is ready to come back better and, yes, stronger.
NBCUniversal has already found its replacement for Ellen DeGeneres’ time slot when she exits daytime TV next year. Starting in fall 2022, The Kelly Clarkson Show will take over the afternoon time slot — 3 p.m. in most markets — that has been held by Ellen. The daytime talker, which is in its second season, is currently renewed through 2023.
NBCUniversal’s The Kelly Clarkson Show is adding content created from Clarkson’s ranch in Montana, where she is sheltering with her family, into episodes that were taped prior to the show’s pausing production in March.
It’s not yet December and already TV stations know with certainty that two of this year’s new shows will return, with two more rookies likely to get second-season renewals. Moreover, stations also already know two more big shows are coming down the pike next year, bringing the total to six before we’ve even hit 2020.
Kelly Clarkson’s new daytime talk show, The Kelly Clarkson Show, has been renewed through the 2020-2021 season by NBCUniversal, the studio announced Monday.
Kelly Clarkson, the first “American Idol,” launches her own talk show next week with a mix of music, celebrities and ordinary people that she hopes will be more uplifting than the daily news coming out of the United States. The Kelly Clarkson Show, launching on Monday as a daily afternoon show, will add to a resume of the Because of You singer that has included actress, Grammy-winning singer, mentor on The Voice and children’s book author.
The new syndicated daytime show from NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution will debut this fall on NBC O&Os plus stations from Scripps, Hearst, Meredith, Sinclair, Gray, Hubbard, Cox, Tegna, Nexstar, Capital, Dispatch, Graham Media, Block, Watermen, Weigel, Quincy, Bahakel and Bonneville.
The presence of several new shows and their talent at NATPE next week should make for a livelier convention and reassure broadcasters about the health of syndication, one of the cornerstones of their business.
The Kelly Clarkson Show, the Voice judge and Grammy winner’s upcoming daytime talk show, has named Alex Duda executive producer and showrunner. Duda is a five-time Emmy winner who previously worked as executive producer of daytime talkers Steve Harvey and The Tyra Banks Show.
NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution’s nationally syndicated daytime talk show, hosted by Clarkson, will debut in fall 2019. It will lead in to Ellen on many of the NBC stations.