Leah Remini, who co-hosts CBS’ recently picked up new mom daytime talk show, is expanding her relationship with CBS to primetime. Remini, best known for her starring role on the long-running CBS sitcom The King of Queens, has signed a development and talent holding deal with CBS and CBS Studios to headline a new half-hour comedy project for the network. She is looking to join other hosts such as Kelly Ripa and Sherri Shepherd who have juggled a daytime show and a primetime sitcom. Remini spent the past 2 years at ABC where she had a talent deal and starred in 2 comedy pilots, most recently It Takes a Village this past development season. On the upcoming CBS daytime show featuring moms taking on current events, Remini serves as co-host alongside Sara Gilbert, on whose idea the show is based, Julie Chen, Holly Robinson Peete, Sharon Osbourne and Marissa Jaret Winokur.
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By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Monday July 26, 2010 @ 8:00pm PDTTags: CBS, Daytime Talk Shows, It Takes a Village, Leah Remini, The Mom Show
By NELLIE ANDREEVA | Wednesday July 21, 2010 @ 9:54am PDTTags: As the World Turns, CBS, Daytime TV, Holly Robinson Peete, Julie Chen, Leah Remini, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, The Mom Show, TV
EXCLUSIVE: I hear CBS has picked the replacement for departing daytime soap As the World Turns: a daily panel talk show hosted by Sara Gilbert, on whose idea the show is based, Julie Chen (who’s married to …