‘The Talk’ Will Commence Oct. 18

Series will replace “As the World Turns” in daytime lineup

cbs logoCBS said Wednesday its talk show "The Talk" will debut Oct. 18.

"The Talk," co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini and Marissa Jaret Winokur will be a topical show on current issues and motherhood.

It will air in the time slot of soap "As the World Turns" which is ending its 54-year run next month.

Last week, Brad Bessey was named executive producer of the series, joining from "Entertainment Tonight."