The ladies of The Talk are about to get some eye candy, courtesy ofThe Young and the Restless. According to CBS Daytime's Twitter feed, Marco Dapper, Ignacio Serricchio, Redaric Williams and Lamon Archey will be dropping by the gabfest on Thursday, December 6.
What a difference a competent executive makes! Daytime soap opera, game and talk show fans likely noticed a familiar name among The Hollywood Reporter's recent Next Gen 2012 list. Angelica McDaniel, CBS Entertainment's senior vice-president for Daytime, was touted for her success overseeing The Price is Right, Let's Make a Deal, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful and most notably The Talk, which is the fastest growing show on network television.
What is McDaniel's biggest piece of advice?
To listen. People will always teach you something if you’re paying attention.
This explains why McDaniel is brave enough to sign up for Twitter. You can find the 35-year-old dynamo promoting her lineup, as well as engaging with soap actors, talk show hosts and fans @AngelicaMcD.
I've been hella impressed with the way The Price is Right, Lets Make a Deal and The Talk have been cross-promoting Y&R and B&B since McDaniel took over. CBS Daytime feels much sturdier and less trigger happy than rival networks as a result. For a complete chart highlighting CBS Daytime's recent success in the Nielsens, keep reading!
The Talk's Sharon Osbourne has revealed her decision to undergo a double mastectomy to HELLO!. The celebrity mom endured the 13-hour procedure after learning she carried the gene making her predisposed to breast cancer.
"As soon as I found out I had the breast cancer gene, I thought: 'The odds are not in my favour'," Sharon tells HELLO! "I've had cancer before and I didn't want to live under that cloud: I decided to just take everything off, and had a double mastectomy."
A celebrity ex-wife and author believes her idea for a mommy-centric talk show was stolen and turned into CBS Daytime's The Talk. Angela Wilder, ex-wife of Los Angeles Lakers player James Worthy, is suing CBS, Relativity and Sony, claiming they lifted her pitch for a talk show entitled The Mother's Hood to create The Talk.
According to Wilder's suit, she pitched her idea to Sony TV's Holly Jacobs in late 2008. The suit goes on to allege Jacobs rejected the pitch from the Powerful Mate Syndrome scribe, stating:
"Stay-at-home mothers are a depressed group of people who would have absolutely no interest in watching a show about their own depressing lives." READ MORE
The alleged mother/daughter slugfest between Lindsay and Dina Lohan was a hot topic on The Talk, where Aisha Tyler compared the duo to two 20- year-old-sorority sisters. The hosts also discussed Lohan's lack of proper parenting. Sara Gilbert lamented that because of Lindsay’s unstable foundation, it was up to the troubled actress to get her own life back on track. Watch the clip after the jump! READ MORE