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Newscaster Natalie Morales Officially Joins 'The Talk' As Fifth Host

Newscaster Natalie Morales Officially Joins 'The Talk' As Fifth Host

It’s official – Natalie Morales is the final new host of The Talk!

CBS unveiled the news today just a few days after Natalie revealed she was leaving NBC after 22 years.

Click inside to read the full announcement…

Natalie joins Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots, Jerry O’Connell and Akbar Gbajabiamila in her new role and will officially start on Monday, October 11.

“We couldn’t be more excited to have Natalie Morales join The Talk family,” Heather Gray and Kristin Matthews, executive producers of the show, shared in a statement. “We have been fans of her and her work for years. Her varied skillset and versatility are a great addition to our talented panel. Natalie’s intelligence, passion and enthusiasm always shine through in all her work, and we are fortunate to have her on the team. In addition to her role as an exceptional broadcaster, we believe her perspective as a wife and mother will provide a special connection with our audience.”

Natalie added in her own, saying, “It’s an extraordinary opportunity to be joining this team at The Talk.”

“I love the new energy and direction and couldn’t be more excited to join Sheryl, Amanda, Jerry and Akbar. I’m looking forward to many good times while talking about the days’ topics, and I can’t wait to get going,” she shared.

The Talk‘s 12th season just premiered last month and the show airs weekdays on the network. Check your local listings for times.

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