Faith Hill-Produced ‘Pickler & Ben’ Talk Show Launching in September
Kellie Pickler and Emmy-winning TV personality Ben Aaron are teaming up for a unique new talk show called Pickler & Ben, which is launching in markets all across America on Sept. 18.
Faith Hill teamed with Happy Street Entertainment co-founder Lisa Erspamer and Sandbox Entertainment President and CEO Jason Owen to produce Pickler & Ben, which offers a fresh take on the talk show format. The show will film on a "modern farmhouse" set in front of a live audience in Nashville and feature a mix of "top celebrities, tastemakers and experts on everything from entertaining and home design to cooking, DIY and more," according to a press release.
"This show truly feels like home — it’s like spending time with a bunch of good friends who just stopped by to trade stories on the back porch," Pickler says. "We have a little something for everyone. We’ll laugh, get inspired and meet some very talented and extraordinary people."
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Pickler & Ben will feature an interactive format that allows viewers to "shop the show" by purchasing items featured on the broadcast directly from home through a partnership with HSN. Fans can shop items directly on PicklerandBen.com and HSN.com.
E.W. Scripps Company is also on board as part of the production team, with award-winning director Joe Terry -- whose credits include the Oprah Winfrey Show -- committed to direct Pickler & Ben. Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution is distributing the show in national syndication, beginning in 38 markets on Sept. 18.
"When Kellie and I get together, it’s anything but predictable," Aaron states. "We have an incredible team of creative minds behind this show, and I can’t wait to deliver our country-city combo to viewers across America."
Details about air times, markets, ticket information and how to apply to appear as a guest on Pickler & Ben are available on the show's website.
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