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09.16.2020

“THE TALK” RETURNS LIVE IN STUDIO!

SEASON 11 OF “THE TALK” PREMIERES MONDAY, SEPT. 21 ON CBS WITH HOSTS RETURNING TO A REDESIGNED OPEN-CONCEPT

SOCIALLY DISTANCED SET

Hosts Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve and Carrie Ann Inaba Introduce

New Signature Segments, Special One-on-One Celebrity Interviews and

Event-Themed Episodes

Premiere Week Includes Celebrity Guests Drew Barrymore, Sterling K. Brown,

Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Rob Lowe, Dr. Phil McGraw and Ayesha Curry

Click Here to Watch a Season 11 Promo

THE TALK is back live in studio! The 11th season of the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK premieres Monday, Sept. 21 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT) on the CBS Television Network, hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve and Carrie Ann Inaba. The season premiere marks a return to set since the hosts began shooting the show from home in March. While Osbourne, Underwood and Inaba return to studio in Los Angeles, Eve will join via remote from a studio based in London. Celebrity guests for the week include actress and talk show host Drew Barrymore, actor Sterling K. Brown, actress and radio host Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, actor Rob Lowe, television host Dr. Phil McGraw and New York Times best-selling author and chef Ayesha Curry.

The season kicks off with newly announced joint executive producers/showrunners Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews at the helm. The multi-Daytime Emmy Award-winning duo have been with THE TALK since season one, which premiered in October 2010.

THE TALK will reveal a fully redesigned open-concept set, featuring eclectic club chairs handpicked individually by and for each host. The new stage layout is reconfigured to observe social distancing and will be without a studio audience. Guests will appear live on the show via Skype.

The overall theme for Season 11 is “Speak Up & Be Heard,” with the show debuting new signature segments, including “The Daily Catch Up,” “The Talk Talks Back,” “Eat Up” and “Feel Good Fridays.” “The Daily Catch Up” will start the show with the hosts sharing personal details of what they did the night before or over the weekend. The show will engage in thought provoking, topical and personal conversations with guests, and the hosts will conduct intimate one-on-one celebrity interviews as part of special episodes throughout the season.

In “The Talk Talks Back,” the ladies will read audience comments from various social media platforms and address them with honesty and humor. “Eat Up” will feature expanded cooking demos with fun and informative themed weeks. Every other Friday, the show will highlight hometown heroes and struggling small business owners in “Feel Good Friday,” giving them a $1,000 gift card in recognition of their work. THE TALK’s home audience will be asked to nominate people in their communities who are making a difference.

Additionally, THE TALK will launch a series of special event-themed episodes called “Having the Talk.” In October, the series will debut with “Having the Talk: Mental Health & Wellness.”

Premiere week guests and programming for the week of Sept. 21 include:

Monday, Sept. 21

THE TALK season 11 premieres live in studio; actress and talk show host Drew Barrymore discusses her new talk show “The Drew Barrymore Show” (n)

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 22

Actor Sterling K. Brown (n)

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Actress and radio host Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg (n)

 

 

Thursday, Sept. 24

Actor Rob Lowe discusses his new podcast “Literally! With Rob Lowe” (n)

 

 

 

 

Friday, Sept. 25

Television host Dr. Phil McGraw discusses the premiere of his talk show’s 19th season; New York Times best-selling author and chef Ayesha Curry (n)

CBS’ Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK features a panel of well-known entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, family, celebrity and trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Eve and Carrie Ann Inaba. The hosts exchange stories and share their opinions on issues and events in the headlines. The show also features celebrity guest interviews, musical performances and cooking segments, as well as human interest stories. Multi-Daytime Emmy Award winners Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews are executive producers/showrunners with Ed Horwitz, Steve Cunniff and Anjeanette Taylor serving as co-executive producers. THE TALK has earned 11 Daytime Emmy Awards (Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment 2016, 2018; writing 2015; host 2017) and 51 nominations. THE TALK also won the People’s Choice Award (2016) for Daytime TV Hosting Team and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Talk Series (2016).

CHEAT TWEET: THE TALK Returns Live in Studio! #TheTalk Season 11 premieres Sept. 21 with a redesigned socially distanced set + a week of celebrity guests: @DrewBarrymore @SterlingKBrown @JennyMcCarthy @RobLowe @DrPhil & @ayeshacurry! https://bit.ly/2H7N8Hq

RATING: TV14-DL (Rating may change on day of broadcast due to specific subject matter.)

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Talent on social:

Eve

Twitter: @TheRealEve

Instagram: @therealeve

Carrie Ann Inaba

Twitter: @carrieanninaba

Instagram: @carrieanninaba

Sharon Osbourne

Twitter: @MrsSOsbourne

Instagram: @sharonosbourne

Sheryl Underwood

Twitter: @SherylUnderwood

Instagram: @sherylunderwood

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