Despite being nominated for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Hosts at the upcoming 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, the Faith Hill produced talk show, Pickler & Ben has been cancelled after two seasons. The syndicated daytime talk show hosted by country singer Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron, focuses on lifestyle, beauty, celebrity and human interest stories.
“We were really disappointed to have to announce that we were going to be sunsetting Pickler & Ben after season two,” Scripps’ Brian Lawlor, president of local media, said according to The Tennessean. “We loved the show. Audiences loved the show.”
In addition to the “Oustanding Inforamative Talks Show Host Emmy nomination, the show grabbed a second nod for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program for Ben Rector’s performance of “Old Friends.”
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Pickler & Ben produced by Faith Hill, former “Oprah Winfrey Show” producer Lisa Erspamer and Jason Owen, CEO of Sandbox Entertainment, launched in September 2017, with a special welcome from Faith and a surprise visit by Dolly Parton. Other guests to the show include Luke Bryan, David Archuleta, Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman, Gary Sinise, Reba McEntire, Kenny Rogers and many more.
Pickler & Ben will continue to air through Sept. 2019.