Kelly Clarkson’s Daytime Show Starts Off With Strong Rating

The inaugural American Idol winner and epic coach on The Voice, Kelly Clarkson, has launched her daytime talk show to really good numbers. According to Variety, Clarkson is beating Tamron Hall in a similar time slot!

Deadline.com reports that Clarkson’s 1.9 debut is the highest rating for first run syndication daytime since Steve Harvey debuted. Clarkson’s first guest was scheduled to be Kevin Hart, however he pulled out due to his injuries after being involved in a car accident. Instead of Hart, Clarkson got Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson filled in for Hart.

The Kelly Clarkson Show has is a fun mix of traditional talk show segments and music.