Jennifer Hudson daytime talk show gets release date that lands on her BIRTHDAY


‘Let’s light up daytime!’: Jennifer Hudson the newly minted EGOT winner announces release date of new talk show which will be produced by Ellen DeGeneres’ team and filmed in her old studio

  • Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming daytime talk show on Fox TV has gotten a release date on September 12, the day she turns 41 
  • She will film her show in the same studio where The Ellen DeGeneres Show was taped before airing its finale last month 
  • Her showrunners will be Andy Lassner, Mary Connelly and Corey Palent, longtime executive producers of Ellen’s show 
  • Several producers who worked at high positions on Ellen’s show are now transferring over to work for Jennifer in the same studio 
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show ran for 19 seasons, and in 2020 was plagued by allegations that its host presided over a ‘toxic’ work environment 
  • Jennifer’s fellow American Idol alumna Kelly Clarkson is now preparing to take over Ellen’s time slot right around the time Jennifer begins her new talk show

Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming daytime talk show on Fox TV has gotten a release date on September 12, the day she turns 41.

‘I can’t believe I get to say this, but welcome to my show !!!’ she tweeted. ‘Let’s light up daytime beginning September 12th! Wait a minute that’s my birthday!!!’

News of the release date was broken by Variety, which noted that the show will be in syndication and thereby accessible to 95 per cent of the United States. 

'Let's light up daytime': Jennifer Hudson's upcoming daytime talk show on Fox TV has gotten a release date on September 12, the day she turns 41

‘Let’s light up daytime’: Jennifer Hudson’s upcoming daytime talk show on Fox TV has gotten a release date on September 12, the day she turns 41

Jennifer will film her show in the same studio where The Ellen DeGeneres Show was taped before airing its finale last month.

Her showrunners will be Andy Lassner, Mary Connelly and Corey Palent, longtime executive producers of Ellen’s show.

Several producers who worked at high positions on Ellen’s show are now transferring over to work for Jennifer in the same studio.

The Ellen DeGeneres Show ran for 19 seasons, and in 2020 was plagued by allegations that its host presided over a ‘toxic’ work environment.

Terrific: Jennifer's latest professional news comes after she became only the 17th person in showbiz history to earn an EGOT - an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony

Terrific: Jennifer’s latest professional news comes after she became only the 17th person in showbiz history to earn an EGOT – an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony

Victory: Jennifer won her Tony on Sunday as as a producer of the best musical winner A Strange Loop and is pictured onstage with her co-producer RuPaul

Victory: Jennifer won her Tony on Sunday as as a producer of the best musical winner A Strange Loop and is pictured onstage with her co-producer RuPaul

Jennifer’s latest professional news comes after she became only the 17th person in showbiz history to earn an EGOT – an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

She reached the milestone Sunday night when she earned a Tony as a producer of the best musical winner A Strange Loop.

On Wednesday Jennifer shared footage of herself celebrating her Tony win, possibly backstage at Radio City Music Hall, where the awards were given.

Jennifer was leading a toast in a private room after her triumph, barefoot but still wearing the crystal-studded Pamela Roland frock she modeled onstage. 

Joy: Now she has uploaded an Instagram video of herself after her victory, possibly backstage at Radio City Music Hall, where the Tonys were held

'Well, He did it again!': 'As I said when I won the Oscar, look what God can do,' said Jennifer, holding up her glass

'Wow !!!': I am overwhelmed by all the outpouring of love and support that I am Still receiving and I’m still processing this whole new ground,' she wrote in her caption

Joy: Now she has uploaded an Instagram video of herself after her victory, possibly backstage at Radio City Music Hall, where the Tonys were held

‘As I said when I won the Oscar, look what God can do,’ said Jennifer, holding up her glass. ‘Well, He did it again!’

She won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, whose cast included Beyonce and Jamie Foxx.

Based on a Broadway show from the 1980s, the movie featured Jennifer in the role of Effie Brown, a singer loosely based on Florence Ballard from the Supremes.

Two years after her Oscar, she collected a Grammy Award for best R&B album for her debut studio release Jennifer Hudson. 

Trophy in hand: She won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, whose cast included Beyonce and Jamie Foxx

Trophy in hand: She won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, whose cast included Beyonce and Jamie Foxx

Last year she won an Emmy for outstanding interactive media for a daytime program as an executive producer on the animated film Baba Yaga.

She now joins an illustrious array of EGOT winners including Audrey Hepburn, Mel Brooks, Whoopi Goldberg, Rita Moreno and Richard Rodgers.

Jennifer first rose into the public eye when she finished seventh on the third season of American Idol, which aired in 2004.

Her fellow American Idol alumna Kelly Clarkson is now preparing to take over Ellen’s time slot right around the time Jennifer begins her talk show. 

One success after another: Two years after her Oscar, she collected a Grammy Award for best R&B album for her debut studio release Jennifer Hudson

One success after another: Two years after her Oscar, she collected a Grammy Award for best R&B album for her debut studio release Jennifer Hudson

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