• 'The Talk' is a popular TV reality talk show
  • It's ending after 15 seasons
  • HERE is why

This news marks the end of an era for the network and its viewers, who have been faithfully tuning in since the show's inception in 2010. Fans will be absolutely gutted by the news of one of TV's best ever talk shows seeing the curtain close on it for the very last time. 'The Talk' has been more than just a show for so many people.

A Trailblazing Concept Comes to a Close

Conceived by actor Sara Gilbert, 'The Talk' broke onto the scene with a fresh format—a group of dynamic female hosts delving into hot topics and current events, echoing the real-life conversations of Gilbert and her circle of "mom friends."

The original lineup featured a mix of personalities, including Sharon Osbourne, Julie Chen, Leah Remini, and Holly Robinson Peete, with Marissa Jaret Winokur serving as a roving reporter.

A statement read:

"The Talk broke new ground when it launched 14 years ago by returning daytime talk to CBS with a refreshing and award-winning format. Throughout the years, it has been a key program on CBS’ top rated daytime line-up as it brought timely, important and entertaining topics and discussions into living rooms around the globe."

"It goes without saying that hosting and producing a year-round talk show is no easy task, and we express our sincere gratitude to our amazing hosts [...] And of course, we thank the numerous guests who appeared, and the millions of viewers who tuned in daily. For the final season, we plan to celebrate the show and give it the proper sendoff it deserves when it concludes in December 2024."

However, the show was no stranger to change, undergoing several hosting shake-ups over the years. Notably, Julie Chen exited in 2018 amid controversy surrounding her husband, Les Moonves, and Sharon Osbourne's departure in 2021 made headlines after a heated on-air debate about racism.

As the only original host remaining, Sheryl Underwood will lead the show alongside Natalie Morales, Amanda Kloots, Jerry O’Connell, and Akbar Gbajabiamila through its final seasons.

CBS Entertainment President Amy Reisenbach and CBS Studios President David Stapf expressed their gratitude for the dedication and hard work of the hosts, producers, and crew over the years, acknowledging the contributions of all involved in this daytime TV staple.

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With the 14th season set to conclude in June and the 15th and final season premiering this fall, fans are bracing themselves for the emotional farewell to a show that has become a fixture in their daily lives. 'The Talk' will be remembered for its groundbreaking approach to daytime television, fostering discussions on a wide array of topics and leaving an indelible mark on its audience.