8:00am PT by THR Staff
'The Talk' Sets Season 8 Guest Hosts Amid Search for Aisha Tyler's Replacement
CBS is turning to its primetime stars to co-host The Talk when it returns for its eighth season next week as the network continues to search for a permanent replacement for Aisha Tyler.
The daytime talk show will return Monday, Sept. 11, without a permanent replacement for Tyler, who exited the series last month. Her last day was Aug. 4.
As the network continues to search for a new full-time staffer to join co-hosts Julie Chen, Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert and Sharon Osbourne, primetime stars Shemar Moore (freshman drama SWAT), Chris O'Donnell (NCIS: Los Angeles), Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS: Los Angeles) and Wilmer Valderrama (NCIS) will fill in next week as guest co-hosts.
Here's the full rundown of special guests and their respective temporary co-hosts for The Talk's Premiere Week:
Monday, Sept. 11: NCIS stars Mark Harmon and Maria Bello with Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell's Top Talker segment.
Tuesday, Sept. 12: The Mindy Project's Mindy Kaling along with Moore.
Wednesday, Sept. 13: The Lego Ninjago Movie's Jackie Chan with Olsen.
Thursday: Dr. Phil McGraw previews the 16th season of his syndicated show along with Valderrama.
Friday, Sept. 15: The Late Show and Emmy host Stephen Colbert along with O'Donnell.