‘The Talk’s hiatus extended to ‘review’ events following growing Sharon Osbourne scandal

Pictured L-R: Elaine Welteroth, Carrie Ann Inaba, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Amanda Kloots, hosts of the CBS series THE TALK, airing Weekdays 2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Randee St. Nicholas/CBS ©2021 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The hiatus comes after Sharon Osbourne defended Piers Morgan slammed Meghan Markle for her interview with Oprah Winfrey

“The Talk” is extending its hiatus until next week, Fox News can confirm.

A CBS spokesperson told Fox News in a statement on Tuesday, “CBS is committed to a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace across all of our productions. We’re also very mindful of the important concerns expressed and discussions taking place regarding events on ‘The Talk.’”

“This includes a process where all voices are heard, claims are investigated and appropriate action is taken where necessary. The show will extend its production hiatus until next Tuesday as we continue to review these issues,” the statement continued.

The CBS talk show didn’t have new episodes on either Monday, March 15, or Tuesday, March 16. As for Friday, March 19, and Monday, March 22, those episodes were already going to be pre-empted due to the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

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