Despite facing increased competition via ABC’s growing “General Hospital” in most markets, CBS’ “The Talk” celebrated Thanksgiving week (week of November 25 through 29, 2013) by generating its largest ever weekly audience in total viewers and capped its best-ever November sweep in viewers and the Women 25-54 sales demographic, according to Nielsen Live Plus Same Day ratings data.
It’s not hard to laugh, but across the board, daytime stars agree that it’s not easy to be funny! That being said, some of the industry’s most popular talent — “The Price Is Right’s” Drew Carey, “Let’s Make a Deal’s” Wayne Brady, and “The Talk’s” Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood — certainly make it look easy to be hilarious day in and day out. Noticing the top-notch humor present in their daytime lineup, CBS decided to gather those said stars together at Hollywood’s legendary venue, The Comedy Store, to perform an evening of standup comedy benefitting a cancer charity. The result: CBS Daytime After Dark, Stand Up to Cancer — a fun event definitely worth smiling about!
CBS recently announced that “The Price Is Right” would be introducing a brand new pricing game called “Do the Math” during its season premiere week (Monday, September 23 through Friday, September 27), but that’s not all the longest-running talk show can boast about: According to the official press release, several stars from “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Young and the Restless” will be appearing on the game show all season long!
While the soaps are all up year-to-year in total viewers and key sales demos, CBS’ “The Talk” is also showing signs of solid growth. Last week (week of July 15-19, 2013), the daytime talk show, hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen and Sheryl Underwood, recorded its largest weekly audience ever as the program averaged 2.62 million viewers.
According to Nielsen Media Research data released today, CBS’ “The Talk” has delivered its second-biggest weekly audience in the show’s history. “Talk,” hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen and Sheryl Underwood, averaged 2.54 million viewers* for the week ending July 12. The show averaged a 1.1/6 in Women 25-54 rating and a 0.7/4 in Women 18-49 rating.
Aisha Tyler (“The Talk”) and Wayne Brady (“Let’s Make a Deal”) are not only appearing daily in their successful CBS Daytime shows, but the two have also joined together to successfully re-launch “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” the former ABC series “where everything is made up and the points do not matter.” Now airing on The CW for a summer run, ”Whose Line” averaged 2.9 million viewers and 1.1/4 in Adults 18-49 for its two-episode premiere last night according to TVbytheNumbers.
The top winners from yesterday’s 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards most likely partied hard in celebration of their wins last night, but that didn’t stop them from showing up on today’s episode of CBS’ “The Talk,” to dish about the exciting event! Soap Opera Network attended the taping, and we’ve brought you some of the highlights from the special Emmy-themed show. Enjoy!
On the Friday, June 14 edition of “The Talk,” Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards co-host and Showbiz Tonight host, A.J. Hammer, stopped by CBS’ “The Talk” to chat with the ladies (Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler, Sheryl Underwood, Julie Chen and Sara Gilbert) about daytime biggest event!
“The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards” airs LIVE from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA tonight at 8:00 PM ET on HLN.
We’re certainly hoping that the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards will feature tons of soap opera related content, but we don’t want to forget about all of the other daytime programming set to shine during the big night! Several other categories will be celebrated, and HLN just released the list of presenters who will be handing out the coveted awards.
On Monday, June 17, CBS’ “The Talk” will celebrate “The 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards,” with a special after-party that will include appearances by several of the nights biggest winners. This marks the second consecutive year in which “The Talk” pays tribute to Daytime Emmy Award winners from across all dayparts invited to appear live on the show following their industries biggest night.