After making her mark on morning news and prime time, Julie Chen has set her sights on daytime.
The Early Show anchor and Big Brother host will shoot a View-like talk-show pilot for CBS next month that will be geared toward mothers, a source told TVGuide.com. The project, if picked up, could fill the void that will soon be left by the departing As the World Turns.
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Roseanne alum Sara Gilbert will join Chen as another of the four panelists on the show, which would also include a rotating roster of guest journalist and celebrity panelists, the source said.
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Chen, 40, has been on maternity leave since giving birth in September to her son Charlie, her first child with her husband, CBS CEO Les Moonves.
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