is a live lunchtime talk show. The news of the day is discussed by a panel of four women, they are often joined by celebrity guests and some shows feature musical performances.
The format of the show is derived from the American series, The View
which has been on air on ABC since 1997. In 2010, CBS launched The Talk
in competition. The Australian version of the show The Circle
aired on Ten between 2010 and 2012. The French version of the show Le Grand 8
|(The Great 8) has been on air since October 2012 on D8.
One main presenter is joined by three of the presenters on each show.
Andrea McLean Main Presenter 2007-present Series 12-present
Carol Vorderman Main Presenter 2011-present Series 16-present
Carol McGiffin Presenter 2003-present Series 4-present
Sherrie Hewson Presenter 2003-2005, 2006-present Series 4-7, 9-present
Jane McDonald Presenter 2004-2010, 2012-present Series 6-14, 16-present
Denise Welch Presenter 2005-present Series 7-present
Lisa Maxwell Presenter 2009-present Series 13-present
Janet Street-Porter Presenter 2011-present Series 15-present
Sally Lindsay Presenter 2011-2012; 2012-present Series 16, 17-present
Linda Robson Presenter 2012-present Series 17-present
Shobna Gulati Presenter 2013-present Series 17-present
As the team are often tied to other projects throughout each series run, some presenters appear more sporadically. Major absences are noted at role level.
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