A new voice is headed to daytime television.
Kelly Clarkson has landed a talk show, “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” which has been sold to the NBC Owned Television Station group for its fall 2019 debut, NBCUniversal announced Wednesday.
The one-hour show will feature the Grammy winner as host, and will act as the lead-in to “Ellen” on NBC-owned stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Fort Worth, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., Miami, San Diego and Hartford. The show will also air in Boston. These 11 stations can be viewed in almost 30 percent of U.S. households, NBC said.
“I love connecting with people, playing games, music and finding ways to help or give back to communities/organizations,” Clarkson — who is also a coach on NBC’s “The Voice” — said in a statement. “Having my own talk show where I get to do all of these things is pretty much a dream job!”
“We are very excited to have Kelly Clarkson on our air next fall,” added president of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations Valari Staab. “She’s genuine, warm, fun and interacts with her fans in a meaningful way. Throughout her career people of all ages and backgrounds have related to her openness, honesty and curiosity. She will be the perfect companion to ‘Ellen,’ providing an afternoon of great television.”
President of Alternative & Reality Group, NBC Entertainment Paul Telegdy added: “The incomparable Kelly Clarkson takes everything she touches to another level and we couldn’t be happier to bring her talent, humor, generosity and compassion to daytime next year. With Kelly’s cross-generational appeal and extraordinary ability to understand and connect with viewers, ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ will have something for everyone.”
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” is produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution. Kelly Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are executive producers.
The station group is part of NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations’ division of NBCUniversal.