Marie Osmond quits “The Talk” after only one season


After just one season, Marie Osmond announced that she would not be returning for a second season of Global’s “The Talk”.According to Deadline, the former “Donny & Marie” star is stepping out to focus on other projects, including a new show with ViacomCBS (which produces “The Talk” for CBS).

“Marie is an accomplished professional, and we thank her for sharing her personal experiences, insight and incredible talents with our audience,” CBS said in a statement to Deadline. “His humor, kindness and kindness will be missed, and we wish him every success in his future endeavors.

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In addition to Osmond, the show’s longtime executive producer and showrunner John Redmann is also leaving after spending 10 seasons on the show. Redmann’s replacement is expected to be announced ahead of the show’s return to production later this month.

“One of the highlights of my year at ‘The Talk’ has been working with my dear friend John Redmann, and I am delighted to continue our working relationship on several projects that we are developing,” Osmond said in a statement. .

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“Also my husband and I just dropped off our last two kids at college, we looked at each other, we laughed and we remembered that we hadn’t been alone together since 1982 !!” she added. “So at this point in my life I can’t wait to spend more time with him and visit all the children / grandchildren.”

According to Deadline, “The Talk” will likely continue with current co-hosts Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Carrie Ann Inaba and Eve before a new co-host is hired.

“The Talk” airs weekdays at 2 pm on Global; the new season will begin later this month.


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