DAYTIME TALKER GETS PRIMETIME EXPOSURE
It is not a permanent move. But ABC is hoping to ignite interest in daytime food-themed chatfest The Chew (and its fall line-up) with a one-hour primetime special on Sunday, September 2 at 7 p.m. ET. Featured will be a host of stars of upcoming ABC series including Andre Braugher (Last Resort), Jami Gertz (The Neighbors), Hayden Panettiere (Nashville), Reba (Malibu Country) and Vanessa Williams and Terry O’Quinn of 666 Park Avenue. Mario Batali, Michael Symon, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly and Daphne Oz host.