Kris Jenner to Host Talk Show, "Kris," Starting Summer 2013

Entertainment Jan. 28, 2013 AT 3:00PM
Kris Jenner Kris Jenner Credit: Nick Saglimbeni/20th Television

Oprah, Donahue, Sally Jessy, Maury . . . and Kris! As long rumored, Kris Jenner will helm her own hour-long talk show, entitled Kris, Fox Television Stations and Twentieth Television announced on Monday Jan. 28. Debuting this summer on select Fox-owned stations in New York, L.A. and elsewhere, Kris "will bring a cool blast of fun and high energy to summer television," a press release says.

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The Kardashian family matriarch, 57, will welcome celebrity guests and cover pop culture, fashion, beauty and "a mix of lifestyle topics," the statement continues.

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Praising Jenner as "a dedicated mom and a successful business woman," Fox executive Stephen Brown explains of the new host: "Whether offering real advice to her family or sharing personal moments with viewers, Kris is honest, compelling, entertaining, and unscripted -- all excellent qualities for a daytime talk show host."

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Adds Jenner herself: "This is something I have wanted to do all my life so it's definitely a dream come true! I can't wait for this new adventure to begin."

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