New Season Premieres Monday, Sept. 11

CBS’ Primetime Leading Men Will Be Special Co-Hosts for the Week

Celebrity Guests Include Maria Bello, Jackie Chan, Stephen Colbert, Mark Harmon, Mindy Kaling, Dr. Phil McGraw and More!

LOS ANGELES – Crash Our Party! The eighth season of the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK premieres Monday, Sept. 11 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT) on the CBS Television Network. The season kicks off with some of CBS’ primetime leading men as special guest co-hosts, including Wayne Brady (LET’S MAKE A DEAL), Shemar Moore (S.W.A.T.), Chris O’Donnell (NCIS: LOS ANGELES), Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS: LOS ANGELES)and Wilmer Valderrama (NCIS).

Featured celebrity guests for the week include international superstar Jackie Chan; CBS’ THE LATE SHOW host Stephen Colbert making his first appearance to tease his hosting the 69TH PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS; actors Mark Harmon and Maria Bello from CBS’ NCIS; actress Mindy Kaling, who will dish on the new season of her streaming series and upcoming films; and television host Dr. Phil McGraw.

Premiere week guests and programming for the week of Sept.11 include:

Monday, Sept. 11 Actor Mark Harmon and actress Maria Bello (CBS’ NCIS) discuss the premiere of their show’s 15th season; “Top Talker” Nancy O’Dell (ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT); television host Wayne Brady (CBS’ LET’S MAKE A DEAL) guest co-hosts
Tuesday, Sept. 12 Actress Mindy Kaling discusses the new season of her streaming series and upcoming films; actor Shemar Moore (CBS’ S.W.A.T.) guest co-hosts
Wednesday, Sept. 13 Actor Jackie Chan discusses his new film “The Lego Ninjago Movie”; actor Eric Christian Olsen (CBS’ NCIS: LOS ANGELES) guest co-hosts
Thursday, Sept. 14 Television host Dr. Phil McGraw discusses the premiere of his talk show’s 16th season; actor Wilmer Valderrama (CBS’ NCIS) guest co-hosts
Friday, Sept. 15 Emmy® Award winner and host of CBS’ THE LATE SHOW Stephen Colbert talks about hosting the 69th PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS for the first time on 9/17 and his new book, Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions; Chris O’Donnell (CBS’ NCIS: LOS ANGELES) guest co-hosts

CBS’s Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities discussing current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne and Sheryl Underwood, who swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes. Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, cooking demos with celebrity chefs, as well as real-world advice. Multiple Daytime Emmy Award winner John Redmann serves as executive producer. Gilbert, who developed the show, is also an executive producer. Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews are co-executive producers.