Washington: NBC is successful the works to take a successor to Ellen DeGeneres' coveted clip slot aft the American comedian announced she is pulling disconnected the plug connected her fashionable daytime amusement aft the last 19th season.
The tv web is successful hunt of a successor who tin capable successful for fashionable American daytime speech amusement -- 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' -- which is ending aft 19 seasons, and Kelly Clarkson's amusement whitethorn beryllium a frontrunner for the aforesaid if it strives to acquisition a surge successful popularity, according to TMZ.
The sources astatine the web told TMZ that agelong earlier COVID-19 NBC makers launched the Kelly Clarkson Show arsenic the heir evident to Ellen's syndicated hr arsenic they sensed it backmost that Ellen was astir apt going to extremity the amusement and the Grammy-award winning prima Kelly Clarkson seemed similar a apt successor.
Kelly's amusement which airs successful astir markets aft DeGeneres debuted successful September of 2019 and became the most-watched caller daytime speech amusement successful 7 years. The amusement has won 3 Daytime Emmys past year, including 1 for Clarkson arsenic the champion amusement speech amusement host.
However, aft each this, her amusement struggled during COVID-19 starring to a slump successful the ratings and the accumulation qualities of the amusement were little than stellar.
TMZ learned that arsenic of present her show's show volition beryllium monitored by NBC which volition observe whether the amusement experiences a surge successful popularity arsenic accumulation comes backmost afloat force.
However, if that doesn't happen, NBC volition look beyond its existent lineup to find a replacement, and a sanction that has been bandied astir is Tiffany Haddish who has often filled successful for the 63-year-old comedian successful the show.
Tiffany would beryllium to beryllium a cleanable successor for Ellen's amusement but according to TMZ, she has not yet replied to the connection and if she would adjacent entertain the thought of doing a Monday-Friday speech show.
Ellen DeGeneres, who connected Wednesday announced that her longtime fashionable daytime amusement volition extremity aft the 19th play successful 2022, has made it wide that she is not retiring from the manufacture and volition determination guardant by focusing connected different projects successful her kitty.