New Daytime Talk Show to Be Produced on Universal Studios Lot in Los Angeles
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – April 1, 2019 – The new nationally syndicated daytime program “The Kelly Clarkson Show” has been sold in 99% of the U.S. prior to its Sep. 9 premiere, it was announced today by Tracie Wilson, EVP, Creative Affairs, NBCUniversal Domestic TV Distribution.
The one-hour daytime talk show, hosted by multi-talented and Grammy Award-winning artist Kelly Clarkson, has already been sold to more than 200 stations, including those in the top 165 markets. The show will be produced and taped in front of a live audience on the Universal Studios lot in Los Angeles.
This past weekend Clarkson wrapped her 27-city “Meaning of Life” tour to strong reviews in large arenas in front of sold-out audiences. Clarkson’s down-home charm and freewheeling style connected with her fans all over the country.
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” is produced and distributed by NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution with Alex Duda serving as executive producer and showrunner. Clarkson and Brandon Blackstock are also executive producers.
ABOUT NBCUNIVERSAL TELEVISION DISTRIBUTION
NBCUniversal Domestic Television Distribution is responsible for the production, sales and distribution of NBCUniversal products to broadcast television within the United States. The division develops and produces first-run programming and distributes these shows, along with off-network content, in broadcast syndication. Current first-run broadcast syndicated programming includes “Steve,” “Access,” “Access Live,” “Maury,” “The Jerry Springer Show” and “The Steve Wilkos Show,” and in fall 2019 the division will premiere “The Kelly Clarkson Show” and “Judge Jerry.” In addition, the division distributes the retro television broadcast network Cozi TV and weekend syndicated series “On the Money” and “Open House.” Current off-network programming includes “American Ninja Warrior,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Chicago P.D” and “Dateline.”
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