The Talk slumps to last place in daytime talk show ratings under The View & Live with Kelly & Ryan despite cast shuffle
THE TALK fell last on the daytime talk show ratings list for the 2021 to 2022 season.
Despite a cast shakeup, it fell below Live with Kelly and Ryan and The View.
With many shows restarting for a new season in September, ratings for the following year are starting to roll in.
Variety released the daytime talk show stats on August 16.
For the full season, The View came in first with 2.411 million viewers, according to Nielsen.
However, The Talk ranked last, among daytime shows along with a few others.
Ratings plummeted for The Ellen DeGeneres show, which ended for good in May.
The Talk was also tied with The Kelly Clarkson Show as the latter two watched the entire season.
However, The Talk was the lowest rated of all the talk shows in its final programming week of the season.
It received a 0.9 rating and garnered 1.363 million views.
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The View ranked number one, ahead of Dr. Phil this season, for the second season in a row.
Live with Kelly and Ryan placed third and attracted a total of 2.357 million viewers.
Today Third Hour, GMA3, Today With Hoda and Jenna were next on the list.
They were followed by The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Talk and The Kelly Clarkson Show.
Even though The View was the most-watched show, it didn’t rank first among the 25-54 age group, it was Live with Kelly and Ryan.
The View was fourth in this category.
Unfortunately, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Wendy Williams Show won‘t be returning next season, but new daytime shows are taking their place.
Sherri, hosted by Sherri Shepard, will take Wendy’s place and The Jennifer Hudson Show will move into Ellen’s place.
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The Talk may have ended early this season, but it will be back for Season 13.
It went on a short hiatus after ratings were low and there was a major cast shake-up.
The show has been renewed and will see former NFL player Akbar Gbajabiamila, Amanda Kloots, Jerry O’Connell, Natalie Morales and Sheryl Underwood return to their chairs.
Sharon Osbourne left the show in March, after a huge fight with Sheryl, and the ratings seemed to rise afterward.
She argued with Sheryl over her decision to back her friend Piers Morgan’s criticism of Meghan Markle.
Sharon was the only original cast member remaining until she cut ties with the program.
Carrie Ann Inaba and Elaine Welteroth, who also left the show last season, followed in her footsteps.
The show went on hiatus for a few weeks until it found a new host.
Natalie Morales joined in October and the show achieved its highest ratings ever.
The Talk continued its scheduled summer hiatus and will return on September 12.
Fans can catch the show Monday through Friday on CBS at 2 p.m. when season 13 airs.