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“The Talk” Returns To The Big Apple For Its Annual Week of Holiday Shows

 Guests Include Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu (CBS’s “Elementary”), Anderson Cooper, Taraji P. Henson (CBS’s “Person of Interest”), Anjelica Huston, Jason Mraz and more

CHEAT TWEET:  #TheTalk returns 2 NYC 12/10-14 Guests: @andersoncooper @elementary_CBS Jonny Lee Miller & Lucy Liu, @jason_mraz +more!

LOS ANGELES Dec. 5, 2011 – It’s a week of big shows and big stars in New York City as THE TALK, network television’s fastest growing daytime talk show, returns to the Big Apple for the third time for a week of holiday shows, Monday, Dec. 10 - Friday, Dec. 14 (2:00 PM, ET / 1:00 PM, PT) on the CBS Television Network. 

Co-hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler will shoot a week of shows originating from Studio 45 at the CBS Broadcast Center. THE TALK’s special guests in New York include Anderson Cooper, Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu (CBS’s “Elementary”), Taraji P. Henson (CBS’s “Person of Interest”), Anjelica Huston, Andy Cohen and an in-studio performance with singer Jason Mraz. In addition, THE TALK will feature special holiday themed “Talk Takeaway” cooking demos with celebrity chefs Anne Burrell and Sandra Lee.

Details on guests and programming for the week of Dec. 10 include: 

Monday, Dec. 10

Journalist and television host Anderson Cooper; “CBS This Morning” co-anchors Gayle King, Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell; Talk Takeaway: cooking with celebrity chef Sandra Lee; co-host Julie Chen presents her annual “Top Chen List” of holiday gift items (n)


Tuesday, Dec. 11



Actress Anjelica Huston; actress Taraji P. Henson (CBS’s “Person of Interest”); television personality Andy Cohen; Winners of CBS’s “The Amazing Race;” Daily December Giveaways (n)


Wednesday, Dec. 12 

Singer Jason Mraz interview and performance; Daily December Giveaways (n)


Thursday, Dec. 13

Actors Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu (CBS’s “Elementary”); Daily December Giveaways (n)


Friday, Dec. 14

Actor Jesse L. Martin; Talk Takeaway: cooking with celebrity chef Anne Burrell; Daily December Giveaways (n)

CBS’s daytime talk show features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler. The hosts 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, how-to demos and appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer.

CBS Daytime has been #1 in the daypart for 26 consecutive years, featuring a lineup that is a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. The network’s daytime lineup includes television’s #1 daytime program and longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT, the #1 daytime drama THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, network television's fastest-growing daytime program, THE TALK, as well as THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL and LET’S MAKE A DEAL. 

(*Denotes changes and/or additions to previous schedule, (n) Denotes new)

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


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