What's Julie Chen doing inside the Big Brother house? To help kick off the 13th season of the CBS reality hit (premiering Thursday at 9/8c) the one and only Chenbot spent four hours playing the game with her chatty cohorts from The Talk before the real contestants showed up. Footage of that will air on The Talk Thursday. Chen gave TV Guide Magazine the scoop.
TV Guide Magazine: You've hosted Big Brother since 2000 but we always see you outside the house playing puppet-master. How'd it feel to be a contestant?
Chen: I was so excited! After all these years of hosting, I finally got to play the game and I was so ready! The day we got our official instruction sheet with all the ground rules I felt like the houseguests do when they're ...
Aside from the impressive, horrifying and ultimately failed sword-swallower, Steven Retchless defined what America's Got Talent is all about on Wednesday's episode: being a one-person freak show. I do mean that in the nicest way, as part of what makes him so freaky is his adeptness at swinging, wiggling and falling from the poles he dances on. Sharon Osbourne called him "all things to everyone" (although there's no mistaking him for my dentist), while Piers Morgan's feedback was: "I didn't get it"...
Sharon Osbourne, The Talk
It's not quite on the level of last week's Joy Behar Show debacle, but this clip from Gene Simmons' appearance on Monday's episode of The Talk is worth at least a wince. In it, co-host Sharon Osbourne calls Simmons out for "many, many years ago" saying that unlike the kids on The Osbournes, his kids (as seen on Gene Simmons Family Jewels) are not on drugs and for calling Ozzy Osbourne "sad."
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Cheers to The Talk for providing the perfect midday drinking game.
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CBS has renewed The Talk for a second season.
Hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini, the hourlong show covers current events and issues. The Talk began in October to fill the void left...
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"Things have changed since we last spoke," Dancing With the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba told TV Guide Magazine as she headed to her trailer after Monday night's show. Inaba is referring to Brandy's surprising power surge, while early favorite Jennifer Grey seems to be hanging on to the top spot by her fingernails.
Just three weeks ago, Inaba was ...
CBS' new daytime talk show The Talk premiered Monday to 2.25 million viewers, according to the network.
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The roundtable women's series, hosted by Julie Chen among others, was up 29 percent in its time period among women 18-49 and up 22 percent in women overall compared to...
Jeers to The Talk for filling an hour of daytime TV with not-so-hot air.
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CBS' new View wannabe got off to an awkward start, to say the least. Despite Julie Chen's insistence that she and her five — count 'em! — cohosts had "instant chemistry," mostly it just came off as forced merriment....