The Early Show

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A Day Out With The Talk's Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne

On paper, Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne — the queen bees of CBS' girly gabfest The Talk — couldn't be more different. Chen, a pedigreed journalist, spent years rising up the ranks at The Early Show and hosting Big Brother. Osbourne, meanwhile, has passed the last decade-plus morphing from music manager to reality-TV pioneer and variety-show judge. (Heck, even their husbands are practically from different planets: Chen is married to Leslie Moonves, the power-suited president and CEO of CBS; Osbourne has a 30-year union with rock icon Ozzy.) And yet...  Read Full Article

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A Day Out With The Talk's Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne

On paper, Julie Chen and Sharon Osbourne — the queen bees of CBS' girly gabfest The Talk — couldn't be more different. Chen, a pedigreed journalist, spent years rising up the ranks at The Early Show and hosting Big Brother. Osbourne, meanwhile, has passed the last decade-plus morphing from music manager to reality-TV pioneer and variety-show judge. (Heck, even their husbands are practically from different planets: Chen is married to Leslie Moonves, the power-suited president and CEO of CBS; Osbourne has a 30-year union with rock icon Ozzy.) And yet... read more

The Biz: The Scoop on CBS's New Morning Show

Charlie Rose says his reputation as a night owl is greatly exaggerated. The co-host of the new CBS morning program (to be renamed from The Early Show) that will launch January 9 told reporters Tuesday that he's up everyday at 5 a.m. — a little late for morning television prep, but still... read more

Gayle King Leaves OWN for CBS' Early Show Revamp

Sorry, Oprah: CBS stole your BFF.

Gayle King is teaming with Charlie Rose and Erica Hill for CBS' new morning program that will replace The Early Show, the network officially announced Tuesday. Unfortunately for... read more

Charlie Rose and Gayle King to Join Revamped Early Show Next Year

Charlie Rose and Gayle King will join CBS's The Early Show when the morning news program undergoes a major revamp next year, The New York Times reports.

The new two-hour format would go against... read more

The Biz: A New Breakfast Club

The morning shows used to compete to have the splashiest street-level studios and big stunts. But now it's about being the next Morning Joe.

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Premiered: November 01, 1999, on CBS
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Premise: A morning mixture of news, features and weather, telecast from a Manhattan studio across from Central Park. The launch of `The Early Show' in 1999 marked Bryant Gumbel's return to the morning wars in a ratings battle against his old program, NBC's `Today,' as well as ABC's `Good Morning America.' With the exits of Gumbel, co-anchor Jane Clayson and weathercaster Mark McEwen in October 2002, CBS brought in the foursome of Harry Smith, Julie Chen, Hannah Storm and Rene Syler.

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