Kelly Clarkson and her eponymous talk show to take over niche left by The Ellen DeGeneres Show when it ends in 2022
Kelly Clarkson is expected to take over Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show spot when Ellen ends in 2022.
The show – run by the comic book – will wrap up production next year and it has now been confirmed that Kelly’s eponymous talk show The Kelly Clarkson Show will occupy the coveted mid-afternoon slot.
Clarkson’s show has been a runaway success since its launch, winning Emmy Awards in its very first season.
While chat show veteran Ellen confirmed this month that her long streak will end next year.
Announcing the new development, NBCUniversal Local President Valari Staab said, “These are remarkable accomplishments for a talk show in its second season. We look forward to the 19th season of Ellen DeGeneres paired with Kelly Clarkson for what is sure to be a successful year.
“By 2022, the Kelly Clarkson Show will be the star of our daytime entertainment programs and an asset to our early afternoon news broadcasts. “
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Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal Syndication Studios, added, “The Kelly Clarkson Show is one of the most optimistic success stories in first-run syndication.
“This is a valuable part of NBCUniversal Syndication Studios’ offering and we are proud to partner with NBC Owned Television Stations to continue the show’s success.”
“Kelly and our entire production team have put all of their heart, intention and incredible passion into creating a show that resonates with people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds. We are working on some big projects for season three and we can’t wait. to become the premier spectacle during the day for years to come, ”she said.
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Ellen previously revealed that she had always intended to retire from the show after Season 19.
“Two years ago I signed a contract for three more years and I always knew in my heart that Season 19 would be my last. I want you to know that I have given this decision a lot of thought. during. I meditated on it, ”she told fans.
However, the 63-year-old star insisted she wasn’t stopping over allegations of a toxic work environment on set.
She said: “If that was the reason I quit, I wouldn’t have come back this year.”
“I really thought about not coming back, because it was devastating. It started with attacks on me and attacking everything I stand for and what I believe in and I built my career around. a nice person. I’m a person who likes to make people happy, “she added.