For the past two seasons, Kelly Clarkson has filmed the premiere episodes of her talk show in New York City, but now, she's moving her show to the Big Apple for good.
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” will move production from the Universal lot in Los Angeles to the NBC studios at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York next season. Diversity NBCUniversal has confirmed with a spokesperson.
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The talk show will film in front of a studio audience in the iconic Studio 6A, which has been home to Jimmy Fallon, Conan O'Brien and David Letterman. A new state-of-the-art studio will be built for Clarkson's shows, as well as technical facilities and support space.
The East Coast move for the talk show follows an expansion of New York's film tax credit, which was recently signed into law by Gov. Cathy Hochul in her FY2024 budget. As part of an expansion of the program, the state now offers incentives to eligible television productions that relocate to New York and reduced eligibility requirements for talk and variety shows from five years of filming to two years.
earlier this year, Diversity specifically reported that Clarkson's show was exploring a move into the tristate area, citing potential tax incentives if the show moved out of L.A.
While the show's physical production is underway in New York, a person familiar with the talk show's plans says details are still being held on the show's entire staff, which has been based in Los Angeles since the show premiered in 2019. situated at. Clarkson will move on. in New York, with her executive producer and showrunner, Alex Duda, and her longtime music director, Jason Hulbert.
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” was recently nominated for 11 Daytime Emmys and has won 13 trophies during its run. The show (and Clarkson) is a top priority for NBCUniversal, which talk show moved in the coveted time slot previously occupied by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on local NBC stations. As the daytime marker dwindles, Clarkson's show has been steady in the ratings, growing steadily from season-to-season, and is ranked third among all syndicated daytime talk shows. This season, “The Kelly Clarkson Show” averages 1.37 million daily viewers.
With its move to New York, “The Kelly Clarkson Show” will join other daytime talk shows based out of New York, including “Sherry,” “Tamron Hall,” “The Drew Barrymore Show,” “The View.” movie is included. and “Living with Kelly and Mark.” (“The Talk” and “The Jennifer Hudson Show” are produced from Los Angeles.)
“The Kelly Clarkson Show” enters its fifth season this fall. The daytime talk show has been renewed through its sixth season, which would take the show through 2025. The show is a Universal Television LLC production and is distributed in national syndication by NBCUniversal Syndication Studios.
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