Country music star and co-host of “Pickler & Ben,” Kellie Pickler wrapped up a whirlwind Los Angeles press tour this week to promote the freshman talk-show, which was recently picked up for its second season.
She began the week on Tuesday, February 20th with an appearance on “Ellen” where she was scared by “Faith Hill.”
On Wednesday, she headed over to E!’s “Daily Pop” for a chat about her upcoming birthday and her favorite things about hosting the first talk show based out of Nashville. http://www.eonline.com/shows/daily_pop/videos/269023/kellie-pickler-dishes-on-first-talk-show-in-nashville After which, she visited CNN for a live interview on HLN’s “MichaeLA.” Kellie and Michaela Pereira talked about the show and Kellie’s three USO Tours. At “ET Online,” Kellie and Sophie Schillaci talked about her most recent single and played a game about country slang terms.
Thursday, the day began with a visit to “Access Live” where she spoke with hosts Kit Hoover and Scott Evans about the instant chemistry she and co-host Ben Aaron had from their very first meeting. Next she headed to “Perez Hilton,” who expressed how much he’d like to appear on “Pickler & Ben.” After a wild visit with “Extra” amid the crowds of Universal CityWalk, Kellie wrapped up her press tour at “Steve Harvey” where she shared her passion for extreme sports, including sky diving for a segment to air on February 26th.
About Kellie Pickler: Kellie Pickler first gained fame at the age of 19 as a contestant on the fifth season of “American Idol.” She has gone on to release four critically acclaimed albums, including her Gold-certified debut “Small Town Girl” as well as “100 Proof,” which Rolling Stone named the Best Country Album of 2011. In spring of 2013, Pickler won the Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” and also released her fourth album, “The Woman I Am,” with Black River Entertainment, which featured three songs co-written by Pickler including the title cut. She launched her home goods line, Selma Drye by Kellie Pickler, named after her grandmother in collaboration with the Opry Stores (shop.opry.com) in 2015. Kellie Pickler’s CMT docu-comedy series “I Love Kellie Pickler,” which co-stars her husband, songwriter/producer Kyle Jacobs, debuted in November 2015, propelling the network to its highest premiere with adults since 2012 and women since 2008. The hit television series returned for its third season earlier this month. Pickler is an avid supporter of the U.S. military, having completed 11 USO Tours thus far.
About “Pickler & Ben”: “Pickler & Ben” is produced by Grammy Award-winning superstar Faith Hill; co-founder of Happy Street Entertainment, Lisa Erspamer; and president and CEO of Sandbox Entertainment Jason Owen; in partnership with The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP). Award-winning director, Joe Terry (“The Oprah Winfrey Show”) directs “Pickler & Ben.” Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution is distributing the show in national syndicationhttp://www.countryschatter.com/2018/02/kellie-pickler-swings-by-los-angeles-for-pickler-ben-press-tour/Press ReleaseTV AppearanceAccess Live,american idol,E!s Daily Pop,Ellen,Faith Hill,Happy Street Entertainment,Kellie Pickler,Perez Hilton,Pickler & Ben,small town girl,The Woman I Am