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Guests Include Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”), Craig Ferguson (“The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”), Daniel Dae Kim (“Hawaii Five-0”), James Brown (CBS Sport’s “The NFL Today”), Sportscaster Jim Nantz (CBS Sports), Chef Emeril Lagasse, Vanessa Williams, Kevin Frazier (“omg!Insider”) and more

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees Set To Guest Co-host, Thurs., Jan. 31

Grammy Award-winning Band Train To Serve As Special Guest House Band Performing Live Tues., Jan. 29 – Fri., Feb. 1; Lead Singer Pat Monahan To Guest Co-host Tues. Jan 29

CHEAT TWEET:  #TheTalk has all-star guest lineup 4 NOLA #CBSSuperBowl shows 1/28-2/1 @actuallyNPH @drewbrees @craigyferg @Emeril &more

CBS’s THE TALK is geared up and ready to touch down in New Orleans, announcing an all-star lineup of guests during the show’s week of live broadcasts leading up to “Super Bowl XLVII,” Monday, Jan. 28 - Friday, Feb. 1 (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 CBS SUPER BOWL PARK at JACKSON SQUARE in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans.

Throughout the week, THE TALK will host celebrity guests and highlight the local flavor of New Orleans. Special guests include Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER), Craig Ferguson (THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON), Daniel Dae Kim (HAWAII FIVE-0), James Brown (CBS Sports’ THE NFL TODAY), Vanessa Williams and Kevin Frazier (omg!Insider). In addition, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will serve as a special guest co-host on Thursday, Jan. 31.

Grammy Award-winning rock band Train will take residence as the first official house band performing classic hits as well as songs from their new album, California 37, Tuesday, Jan. 29 through Friday, Feb. 1.  In addition to musical performances, lead singer Pat Monahan will serve as a guest co-host on Tuesday, Jan. 29

THE TALK will feature New Orleans and Super Bowl themed cooking demos with celebrity chefs Emeril Lagasse and Jamie Deen, giving tips and recipes to throw the perfect Super Bowl party.

Details on guests and programming for the week of Jan. 28 include: 

Monday, Jan. 28

Actress Wendie Malick; Sportscaster James Brown (CBS Sports’ “The NFL Today”); live music from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band serving as special guest house band (n)


Tuesday, Jan. 29




“Train” lead singer Pat Monahan guest co-hosts; television host Craig Ferguson (“The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”); Grammy-winning band “Train” serves as special guest house band; Birthday celebration for co-host Sara Gilbert (n)


Wednesday, Jan. 30 

Actor Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s “How I Met Your Mother”); entertainment reporter Kevin Frazier (“omg!Insider”); Grammy-winning band “Train” performs live as special guest house band (n)


Thursday, Jan. 31




New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees guest co-hosts; actress Vanessa Williams; Grammy-winning band “Train” performs live as special guest house band; Super Bowl party dishes with chef and restauranteur Jamie Deen (n)


Friday, Feb. 1

CBS sportscaster Jim Nantz; actor Daniel Dae Kim (CBS’s “Hawaii Five-0”); chef Emeril Lagasse cooks up Super Bowl party dishes; entertainment reporter Kevin Frazier (“omg!Insider”); Grammy-winning band “Train” performs live as special guest house band (n)

THE TALK 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, as well as THE TALK, 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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