The Talk suffers lowest ratings EVER after Sharon Osbourne's dramatic exit & co-host feud

THE Talk suffered its lowest ratings ever this week, after months of feuding on the show and Sharon Osbourne’s exit as host.

The CBS program came in dead last in ratings against other daytime broadcast shows, losing by a lot to ABC’s The View. 

Sharon left the talk show back in March after a nasty on-air feud with co-host Sheryl Underwood, and the series has been losing viewers ever since.

It hit a new all-time love in households and total viewers this past week.

According to Soap Opera Network, The Talk hit last place in the Women 18-49 demographic for daytime broadcast ratings. 

The Sharon-less show came in at number 13 with a 0.2 rating.


That’s 0.04 less than the previous week and 0.01 less than last year.

ABC’s competing talk show, The View, beat it by a few spots, coming in at number 6, with a 0.36 rating, which is up from both the previous week and last year.

The Talk has had a troubling few months, beginning with Sharon’s dramatic departure a few months ago.

The 68-year-old quit the show after receiving backlash for standing by her longtime friend Piers Morgan's criticism of Meghan Markle, resulting in an on-air fight with Sheryl, 57, on the March 10 episode. 

Sharon felt Sheryl was insinuating she is racist because of her decision to support her friend. 


The show took a month-long hiatus to conduct an internal review, and CBS then announced Sharon had left the show.

Then, in April, host Carrie Ann Inaba was out for two weeks because of side effects from her various autoimmune conditions. 

The 53-year-old later announced she was taking a leave of absence from the CBS show. 

Her break from the show comes amid her alleged feud with co-host Sheryl. 

While Sharon’s replacement has not been announced yet, The Sun exclusively reported that Jerry O’Connell was in “final negotiations” to take over the former host’s position.

Despite changes to its hosting panel and its ratings losing streak, CBS recently renewed The Talk for a 12th season.

Though Jerry is in the running, a host replacement for Sharon has "still not been hired" officially for the new season.

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