'The Talk' gears up for season nine, premiering September 10 on CBS
Dr Phil, Jamie Lee Curtis, Drew Carey, Olivia Munn, Ashlee Simpson-Ross and Evan Ross are the guests for the premiere week of the new season of the Daytime Emmy winning show.
The ninth season of the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show 'The Talk' is all set to make a grand comeback. The show premieres Monday, September 10 on the CBS Television Network.
The new season kicks off with a week of celebrity guests, including television host Dr Phil McGraw, actress and author Jamie Lee Curtis (who will be seen in theaters in October as Laurie in the new 'Halloween' movie), former 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' host Drew Carey, actress Olivia Munn and musicians and actors Ashlee Simpson-Ross and Evan Ross.
Also, in a first for the show, five lucky viewers will win a trip to Los Angeles and appear on a segment of 'The Talk' each day throughout the premiere week with Julie Chen, Eve, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood through "The Talk’s Table Takeover” contest. For a chance to win the opportunity to be on the show, viewers can email TheTalkViewerSubmissions@cbs.com and include a picture and description of themselves, what topics they are talking about with their friends, and why they want to come to Los Angeles. The contest is open now through September 11. For official rules, visit the show's official website.
The excitement continues all week when audience members have a chance to face off against each other in high-stakes games to win over $770,000 in giveaways for the entire studio audience. Viewers at home can also enter online to win some of these exclusive giveaways.
'The Talk' was created by actress Sara Gilbert and first premiered in 2010 as part of CBS' daytime programming. The show features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrities and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Julie Chen, Eve, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood, who swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes.
Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, cooking demos with celebrity chefs, as well as real-world advice. Multiple Daytime Emmy Award winner John Redmann serves as executive producer. Gilbert, who developed the show, is also an executive producer. Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews are co-executive producers.