Fans of daytime television have undoubtedly been through the wringer of emotions regarding who and what will be gracing our screens come 2022. But NBC's big announcement might be the thing to wipe away tears and tribulations! With Ellen DeGeneres's slot opening up, The Kelly Clarkson Show is swooping in just in time.
The hit singer's talk show is on its second season, airing across 200+ stations country-wide. And Tracie Wilson, Executive Vice-President with NBCUniversal Syndication Studios, hinted, "We're working on some big plans for season three and are looking forward to becoming the premier show in daytime for years to come."
"Kelly and our entire production team put their heart, intent, and incredible passion into making a show that resonates with people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds," Wilson continued. After Ellen hosted over 3,000 episodes of her show, Clarkson sure has big shoes to fill, but from the sound of it, she's gearing up for success.
Kelly is no stranger to the spotlight, as she has appeared as a guest on countless talk shows and a judge on singing shows The Voice and American Idol. However, will things be different this time around due to having such a large platform? While the Hollywood icon may experience some growing pains, we're sure she can handle it!
The Hollywood Reporter said that not all the stations currently airing Ellen's daytime show will be adopting Kelly's new series. This is due to some channels turning more towards lower-cost news programs instead of talk shows. Nevertheless, Clarkson's production is set to be a big hit! Valari Staab, President of NBCUniversal Local, even projected that "By 2022, The Kelly Clarkson Show will be the star of our daytime entertainment schedules and an asset to our early afternoon newscasts."
Well, folks, you've heard it here: The Kelly Clarkson Show is already set to be a huge success! The American Idol winner has surely been busy lately, which is possibly why she gave up her three-year run as the host of the Billboard Music Awards this year to fellow The Voice judge Nick Jonas. We can only imagine the excitement Kelly is feeling in anticipation of her new venture!