'The Talk' Gets Picked Up in the U.K.

The Talk - on the set with co-hosts Sharon Osbourne and Julie Chen - 2011
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NBC’s British digital channel DivaTV will air two episodes of the CBS talker nightly in primetime

LONDON – NBC'S  British digital channel DivaTV has picked up rights to CBS talks show The Talk, which it will strip across the week at 7 p.m., airing two episodes nightly, back-to-back. Fronted by Sharon Osbourne and with a line-up of hosts including Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Leah Remini, Diva viewers will have a chance to have a ringside seat on chat-show proceedings starting July 4th.

Diva, the female skewed channel that is also the home of The Oprah Winfrey Show in the U.K., expects the topical mix of celebrity guests and discussions to pull in a British audience.

“We’re excited to finally bring The Talk to U.K. audiences.  The hosts have a great chemistry and their thought-provoking conversations are sure to generate debate with DivaTV viewers, while also bringing an entertaining take to everyday topics," said Stephen Tague, Senior VP, Europe, CBS Studios International.