"The Talk" has hired former NFL player and television host Akbar Gbajabiamila as the show's second permanent male co-host. He debuts Monday, September 13.
Elaine Welteroth is exiting CBS' "The Talk" after just one season. She joins the recently announced Carrie Ann Inaba who departed after three seasons. Altogether, five co-hosts have left in just one year.
Carrie Ann Inaba is officially departing CBS' "The Talk" as a co-host after just three seasons.
Carrie Ann Inaba might be the next to exit "The Talk" with producers reportedly giving it a 50/50 chance she'll stay/exit. Plans are to replace her with another male co-host.
It's official: Jerry O'Connell will become the first permanent male co-host of CBS' "The Talk" as the show launches its 12th season in September. He replaces Sharon Osbourne.
CBS has renewed "The Talk" for a 12th season despite continued audience erosion, including another series low during the week of June 7-11, 2021. No replacement for Sharon Osbourne announced.
Airing originals during the week of April 26-30, 2021, "The Talk" hit a total audience low and continues to rank last in the key sales demos that set daytime advertising rates.
"The Talk" returns with all-new episodes on Monday, April 12 following Sharon Osbourne's exit with a discussion on "race" and "healing" which will include experts who will talk about diversity, equity, inclusion and justice.
Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood's on-screen spat isn't the real reason why "The Talk" is in trouble. In fact, their confrontation might just be the reason the show might get a boost.