Some people wait a lifetime for a moment like this. And what exactly is that moment? Seeing Kelly Clarkson/hearing her sing. You get to do both when you get tickets to the Kelly Clarkson Show. With this post, I will give you a thorough guide on how to get tickets and what to expect at the taping.
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Tickets for Tv Shows that Tape in LA are free. You will find tickets to the Kelly Clarkson Show on the 1iota website. In order to get the tickets, you will need to create a profile. The more you complete on your profile the better your chances are to get tickets. Kelly’s show is still in its first season and is pretty easy to get tickets to right now. As the show continues to grow that should change but it is great news for us at the moment.
Once you request tickets it can take a few hours up to several days to hear back the show. You will get an email letting you know if you have tickets. Be sure to click on your ticket to find out if you have general or priority tickets. Priority ticket holders are essentially guaranteed to get in as long as they show up before the time printed on the tickets.
Having a general ticket doesn’t mean you won’t get in. However, something that all shows do is give out more tickets than the number of seats that they have in order to try and guarantee a full house. If you have general tickets be sure to arrive early. I had tickets to an 11 am taping and arrived before 10:30 am. I did have priority tickets but I would have arrived earlier if it wasn’t for an accident.
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Stopped by @kellyclarksonshow today. For this particular show you can request tickets from 1iota. Tickets are free and include free parking at the Universal City Walk. I checked in before 10:30am and left at 2:15pm to give you an idea of timing. There is typically a morning and afternoon taping.
The ticket will have information about what to wear. Bright colors are highly suggested and please consider wearing comfortable shoes as you will be doing a fair amount of walking.
Everyone who attends a taping of the show will be given a complimentary parking pass. Take advantage of this! Be sure to check out the CityWalk at Universal Studios after. It will explain where to park and check in on the ticket. When you check-in you have to sign a waiver since you will be on camera. Then you will be escorted to a seating area where you’ll wait for a tram to take you to the stage. You get a mini-tour of the Universal backlots which is always fun.
I attended a taping in December when they were taking donations for Toys for Tots. From what my friend who has gone to the show several times has told me in most cases you can get a photo in the yarn room. I just had to quickly take one as we were ushered into the stage but was unable to pose in front of the wall. Your phone does have to be turned off once you get inside the stage so unfortunately, I wasn’t able to get any photos beyond the yarn wall.
If you have watched the show you know that a member of the studio audience requests a song for Kelly to sing. That is done a few weeks before the show airs so request your ticket and song early if that is important to you. Kathy Bates and Mr. Wonderful from Shark Tank were guests on the show that day. There was also a segment highlighting Christmas gifts and everyone in the audience was given a bracelet that they were promoting.
The show is really fun. Kelly is wonderful at interacting with the audience and making everyone feel welcome and special. It was 2:15 pm by the time I got back to my car which made it a long experience for an hour-long show. I encourage you to eat a big breakfast before you come.