‘The Talk’ Episode Guide (Dec. 7): Denis Leary; Rachel Platten

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‘The Talk’ Episode Guide (Dec. 7): Denis Leary; Rachel Platten

On today’s all-new episode of “The Talk” on CBS, actor and author Denis Leary stops by the program to catch up with the hosts and to discuss his new politically-themed book, “Why We Don’t Suck: And How All of Us Need to Stop Being Such Partisan Little B—hes.”

Next, Refinery29’s Chief Content Officer Amy Emmerich leads a discussion on all the latest trending headlines during the “Top Talker” segment. Plus, singer Rachel Platten guest co-hosts.

CBS’s Daytime Emmy Award-nominated 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 co-hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Eve.

The hosts 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, appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform as well as how-to demos, real-world advice and tips from the leading experts in fitness, diet, health, home, relationships, finance and fashion. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer. Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews are co-executive producers.

“The Talk” airs live on weekdays from 2:00-3:00PM EST on CBS in most markets.

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