Kris Jenner knows how to make an entrance — and an entrance hall. The controversial reality star and momager will debut her daytime talk show Kris for a six-week test run on Fox-owned stations starting July 15 — and her set is sure to look mighty familiar to any fan of E!'s Keeping Up With the Kardashians. It's a near duplicate of the Art Deco foyer in Jenner's Calabasas, Cal., mansion, complete with a double grand staircase, checkered floor and lavish chandeliers.
"All that's missing is Fred Astaire," cracks Jenner, who joined forces with production designer Anton Goss (The Voice) to recreate her home away from home. "I know other talk-show sets are intimate and conservative, but I dream big." And she swears that's perfect for small talk on a couch. "We need energy and glamour in the afternoon," says Jenner, who intends to kick off each day of her talk show by sweeping down those stairs. "I make a grand entrance down my own staircase at least once a day only there's nobody there to enjoy it. I'm like, 'Where is everybody?' That's why I needed a talk show!"