"This is the time for their mom to shine," a friend of the family tells The Huffington Post. "After focusing on her family, making them into some of the biggest stars in the world, it's time for Kris to have her moment in the spotlight."
Short summer runs have apparently become the way Fox tests out talk shows. "The Wendy Williams Show" ran for several weeks in 2008 before receiving its permanent slot. Likewise, reality TV veteran Bethenny Frankel had a six-week test run for her show last summer before it was green-lighted.