The Talk co-hosts all get pay raises for new season as execs are ‘delighted’ with show despite Marie Osmond's exit

THE Talk co-hosts have all been handed pay rises for the new season, The Sun can exclusively reveal.

Sources say that hosts Sharon Osbourne, Carrie Ann Inaba, Sheryl Underwood and Eve – all landed raises of at least five per cent.

Last year's host Marie Osmond, who was ousted from the new series last month, has not yet been replaced in the show line-up.

Staff across the show were handed a wage increase for the show's 11th season, which started last month.

A TV source told The Sun: "The hosts also earned a pay raise this season.

"Channel executives were really delighted with how the women had kept broadcasting live from home from March to August, while other shows shut down.

"Many people in the industry were surprised the show did not win this year's Emmy for Best Daytime Series.

"In some ways the increase was a reward to the hosts as well for the production teams for their efforts and commitment.

"Very few artists are getting these type of generous salaries. It shows how much CBS values the team and how important The Talk is to their daytime schedule and advertising earnings."

It is understood that TV talent across the industry usually gets a cost of living pay increase at the start of a new season.

However some shows have made cut backs due to the economic pressures of the pandemic.

Since Marie's exit many fans have leapt to her support, saying they miss the star on the panel.

The Sun revealed Osmond didn't tune in to see her former co-hosts pour tribute to her leaving the show after just one season.

Sources claimed to The Sun earlier this month, ahead of the talk show’s season 11 premiere on Monday, that Marie felt like an “outsider” at the table.

However Sharon told viewers she “hopes” Marie Osmond comes back on the show.

Representatives for the show declined to comment when asked about the host's pay rises.

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