“The Talk” announced on air that Amanda Kloots and Elaine Welteroth will join season 11 as new hosts of the daytime talk show alongside Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Carrie Ann Inaba on Monday, January 4, 2021. Both Kloots and Welteroth have recently appeared as guest co-hosts on multiple episodes in October and November. They replace Marie Osmond, who left the show last season, and Eve, who announced last month she is departing the series in December after three seasons.
“As we move into the new year, Kristin and I are thrilled to welcome Amanda and Elaine as permanent hosts. They both have amazing energy, interesting points of view and a willingness to share their personal life experiences that complement the voices of our other phenomenal women,” said Heather Gray, executive producer and showrunner of “The Talk.” “Their diverse backgrounds and bright personalities bring an authentic chemistry to the panel. Heather and I, along with Sharon, Sheryl and Carrie Ann, are excited to have these dynamic, intelligent and fearless women connect with our audience and become part of THE TALK family,” added Kristin Matthews, executive producer and showrunner.
Amanda Kloots is a former Broadway dancer and Radio City Rockette turned entrepreneur and celebrity trainer. Elaine Welteroth is a journalist, producer, “Project Runway” judge, and the New York Times bestselling author of “More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are No Matter What They Say.”