How Kelly Clarkson’s Talk Show Became the Purest Joy on TV—And the First Daytime Hit in Almost a Decade

Photo Illustration by Kristen Hazzard/The Daily Beast It is a Tuesday in January on a soundstage in Universal City. Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)” is blaring over a state-of-the-art soundsystem. Everywhere you look, people are smiling—genuinely, deeply, really smiling. … Read more…