Clint Black and Paula Abdul

Circle Network Announces New Season of Hit Series “Talking In Circles With Clint Black” Featuring Paula Abdul, Elle King, Bill Engvall & More

2023 Cynopsis Media “Best Talk Show” Nominee “Talking in Circles with Clint Black” Premieres Sat., Oct. 7 at 10/9c Featuring a Sit-Down Conversation with Paula Abdul.

Circle Network, the official TV and media home of the Grand Ole Opry, announced today the return of one of the network’s hit programs, “Talking in Circles with Clint Black,” for a highly-anticipated fifth season, premiering on Saturday, October 7th at 10/9c. Hosted by Country Music icon Clint Black, the sit-down interview style talk show brings intimate, exclusive conversations to Circle’s viewers, bringing fans closer to their favorite entertainers. This season’s diverse roster of guests includes legendary singers/songwriters, TV personalities and athletes including Bret Michaels, Elle King, Jimmie Vaughan, John Oates, Marcus King, Paula Abdul, and more.

“I’ve enjoyed filming ‘Talking in Circles’ so much and I’m thrilled to continue the series on Circle Network,” said host Clint Black. “This season, I’m really looking forward to sharing some of these funny and insightful interviews. I can’t wait for fans to tune into season five!”

Season five of “Talking in Circles” will kick off with performer and TV personality Paula Abdul, who sits down with Clint for a candid conversation about her multifaceted career as a choreographer, TV judge, singer and dancer, and the memories she’s made along the way – from her unforgettable Laker Girls audition experience to choreographing for Michael Jackson. Throughout the remainder of the season, Clint will continue to give viewers a seat at the table as he chats with fellow entertainers including Bill Engvall, Bret Michaels, John Oates, Elle King, Lee Greenwood, Jeff Hanna, and more to chat about their lives and careers in an in-depth interview style, signature to Clint. New episodes will air weekly on Saturday nights at 10/9c.

“Where else can you hear from artists ranging from Elle King to Bret Michaels to Lee Greenwood, about their lives and careers?” said Evan Haiman, Circle Network’s SVP, Content. “I’m thrilled to unveil the lineup for the fifth season of Talking in Circles and bring our viewers new interviews with Clint Black and his guests. Clint is such a unique, gifted interviewer and we’re so excited to be working with him again. You won’t want to miss all the never-before-heard stories he talks about with his season five guests!”

“Talking In Circles” has quickly become one of Circle Network’s most watched shows, and most recently earned the spot as a finalist in Cynopsis Media’s Best of the Best and Rising Star Awards in the “Best Talk Show” category.

This week, Clint Black also received the Poet’s Award at the ACM Honors, an award given to the most remarkable and enduring talents in country music songwriting. The ACM Honors aired yesterday, Monday, September 18, on FOX.