CBS Re-Ups ‘The Talk’

Daytime gab show set to return for the 2011-12 season

CBS has renewed "The Talk" for a second season.

The daytime gab show featuring Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini has enjoyed its season-high ratings in January, averaging 2.34 million viewers for the week of Jan. 7 and 2.4 million for the week of Jan. 14.

"After only a few months on the air, 'The Talk' has delivered creative and ratings growth and established a strong profile in daytime," said Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertaiment. "The co-hosts have clicked together, the topics have connected with the audiecne and the show has added a new dimension to our top-rated daytime lineup.

"The Talk" is produced by CBS TV Studios.