CBS Boston's WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes to Guest Co-Host THE TALK, 6/17
CBS Boston's WBZ-TV News anchor Lisa Hughes returns to the Daytime Emmy Award-nominated talk show, CBS's THE TALK, as a guest co-host on Tuesday, June 17 (2:00-3:00 PM, ET; 1:00-2:00 PM, PT/CT), joining hosts Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood at the table. This will be Hughes' third appearance on THE TALK. Also appearing on the show will be actress Lorraine Bracco, "The Insider" host Thea Andrews and chef David Myers.
Throughout the week, news anchors from five CBS Owned Stations around the country will be in Los Angeles to serve as guest co-hosts.
During the week of June 16, The Talk will feature the following guest co-hosts:
· Monday, June 16: Megan Glaros, Meteorologist, WBBM-TV, Chicago
· Tuesday, June 17: Lisa Hughes, News Anchor, WBZ-TV, Boston
· Wednesday, June 18: Karen Borta, News Anchor, KTVT-TV, Dallas
· Thursday, June 19: Chris Wragge, News Anchor, WCBS-TV, New York
· Friday, June 20: Pat Harvey, News Anchor, KCBS-TV, Los Angeles
Award-winning journalist Lisa Hughes anchors the WBZ-TV News weekdays at 6PM with co-anchor Jack Williams as well as at 11PM with co-anchor Jonathan Elias. Also, she is an anchor on the WBZ-TV News at 10PM on sister-station myTV38 (WSBK-TV).
Hughes joined the station in June 2000 after working as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, the CBS-TV Station Group's satellite news service.
Since her arrival in Boston, Lisa has covered just about every major news event in New England, and she has had the pleasure of interviewing many of the area's newsmakers.
Before joining CBS, Hughes worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at KIRO-TV in Seattle, beginning in 1995. She was a main anchor and reporter for KBCI-TV in Boise, Idaho from 1992-1994, and was an anchor and reporter for KCBY-TV in Coos Bay, Ore. from 1991-1992.
Among her many honors for her work in journalism, in 2014 Hughes received both a Columbia DuPont Award as well as a 2013 George Foster Peabody Award as part of WBZ-TV's team coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings. Most recently, she received an Emmy Award for "Outstanding Anchor." In her first year with WBZ-TV, Hughes was named Best Newcomer in TV News by Boston Magazine and Best News Anchor by the Improper Bostonian.
Born in Moscow, Idaho, Hughes received a bachelor of arts in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She resides in the Boston area with her husband Mike and their two children.
CBS's THE TALK, recently nominated for five Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment and Outstanding Talk Show Host, features a panel of well-known news and entertainment personalities who examine current events, pop culture, contemporary issues, family, celebrity and the trending topics of the day. The daily one-hour series is hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. The hosts swap stories, challenge each other on issues and engage the studio audience and viewers at home about events in the headlines and their own homes. Show segments include guest interviews with entertainers and newsmakers, musical performances, how-to demos and appearances from extraordinary people with stories that engage and inform. The show was developed by Gilbert, who also serves as executive producer.
CBS Daytime has been #1 in the day-part for 27 consecutive years, featuring a balance of dramas, game shows and talk. Recently, CBS led the 2014 Daytime Emmy Nominations with 60 nods. The #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS, received 26 nominations, more than any other show. CBS received more nominations than any other network. In addition, The Bold and the Beautiful received 18 nominations, LET'S MAKE A DEAL received three and network television's longest-running game show THE PRICE IS RIGHT received two nominations.