Jennifer Hudson to Host Daytime Talk Show Starting Fall 2022
A new voice is coming to daytime TV programming — and it’s a big, Grammy-winning one.
Jennifer Hudson will host her own daytime talk show – well titled The Jennifer Hudson Show — starting fall 2022. The hour-long syndicated series will air on Fox TV stations nationwide and be produced by Warner Bros. Unscripted Television.
“I’ve been through so much in my life; I’ve seen the highest of highs, the lowest of lows, and pretty much everything in between, but like my mom always told me, “Once you think you’ve seen it all, keep going. to live,” Hudson said. in a statement Wednesday. “People from all over the world have been part of my journey since the beginning – 20 years ago – and I’m so ready to join their journey as we sit down and talk about the things that inspire and move us all. have always loved people and look forward to connecting on a deeper level and allowing the public to see the different sides of who I am, the human being, in return. And I couldn’t be more thrilled to doing it alongside this incredible team, we’re going to have a lot of fun and shake things up a bit!
Mike Darnell, chairman of Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, added: “I knew Jennifer was a force to be reckoned with from the moment I met her almost 20 years ago. From her Grammy-winning music career to her Oscar-winning acting career, Jennifer’s incredible talent, big heart and authenticity shine through in everything she does. I am delighted to work with her in this new role. He’s a natural person and I know the public will welcome him home every day.
The Jennifer Hudson Show went into development last November. It will debut shortly after the daytime staple The Ellen DeGeneres Show – also produced by Warner Bros. TV – ends this spring after 19 seasons on the air.
Hudson first rose to fame in Season 3 of american idol, where, to the surprise of viewers, she finished in seventh place. Since then, his television work has included a coaching stint on The voice and a memorable turn as Motormouth Maybelle in NBC’s live production of hair spray, among other small-screen performances. In 2007, she won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Effie White in dream girls.
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