It’s official! Kelly Clarkson will take over Ellen DeGeneres‘ daytime talk show slot when she exits in 2022.

NBC made the announcement on Wednesday saying:

The Kelly Clarkson Show’ has earned its dominance in daytime by hitting every benchmark for success since it premiered as the most-watched talk show in seven years.

The hourlong program, hosted by Grammy Award-winning artist and America’s original idol, Kelly Clarkson, features a mix of celebrity guests and everyday people doing extraordinary things in their communities.  It airs in 100% of the country across 200 stations and is positioned to headline daytime in leading time periods by Fall 2022. 

Ellen recently announced season 19 of her award-winning talk show, the “Ellen DeGeneres Show,” would be her last.

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Congratulations to Kelly!

Source: NY Post