Kelly Clarkson is known for speaking her mind. Whether she's standing up for contestants on The Voice, getting real about wine and weight gain, or opening up about the struggles of motherhood, the superstar always has plenty to say. So it makes sense that Kelly is coming to daytime television with a new talk show.
Claims that she was getting her own series began in 2018 and TV host Steve Harvey recently suggested Kelly could be replacing his slot on NBC, but she never commented on the rumored project—until now.
The American Idol alum officially promoted The Kelly Clarkson Show for the first time on Twitter, encouraging fans to visit the website and follow its social media channels.
Here's everything you need to know about Kelly's new show.
What channel is The Kelly Clarkson Show on?
The Kelly Clarkson Show will be on NBC (the same network where Kelly already appears on The Voice).
When does it premiere?
The Kelly Clarkson Show will make its television debut on Monday, September 9, according to . Kelly also promoted it on Instagram with a six-month countdown to the first episode.
What time will it be on TV?
The hour-long slot will air at 2 p.m. ET, right before Ellen Degeneres's show at 3.
What is The Kelly Clarkson Show about?
Kelly's new project, which will be produced in Los Angeles, is set to be a combination of interviews and musical performances involving both celebrities and everyday people. The website for The Kelly Clarkson Show promises the hour will be "full of remarkable stories and spontaneous surprises."
The singer recently how much she's looking forward to the new program.
"I have a TV show coming out and I'm pretty stoked about it. I'm super excited. I never thought I'd have a TV show but I really love talking and I love people, so I hope it goes well," she said. "It's gonna be musical. . .it’ll be a little music in it, every episode, and I'll be talking to people."
In an interview with , executive producer Alex Duda echoed the future host and said it is, "going to be the essence of Kelly—fun, funny, upbeat, disarming."
"Kelly has something to say to the daytime audience that is unlike anybody else in the daypart right now. She's a 36-year-old mom living in a blended family. She's living a big life right now at the top of her career trajectory," Alex explained. "She's so good at connecting with people."
Has it started filming yet?
Kelly revealed to Ellen that she has already filmed the first episode for her new show!
"We did the pilot, and I was oddly comfortable," Kelly said. But she did admit that she needs practice when it comes to listening to the guests during interviews.
"I do need to learn, and I have literally been watching ... all of your episodes and Oprah's and everyone’s, because I’m like, 'How do I listen?' I was not good at listening," she said. "I just don’t shut up."
"I think I’m going to be really good at all the other things—just not that one," Kelly added. "But I like a challenge."
Ellen agreed that Kelly would excel at her new project. "That's why I thought you'd be a great talk show host—you are very natural, very comfortable," she said.
Will Kelly Clarkson sing on her new show?
Fans of the country singer's vocals are not going to want to miss the beginning of Kelly's segments.
"Each show we lead with music," she . "I just come down singing." The artist further explained that she will only perform for around a minute, and won't be singing her own songs—because she wants to "lift up other artists" by covering their music.
Watch The Kelly Clarkson Show trailer
"I literally cannot wait to do this show," Kelly said in the first video promoting the program. "I'm so stoked. We have a few surprises up our sleeve for daytime. It's gonna be good. Or, it'll be what it's gonna be. You can like it or not!"