CBS Daytime


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air this schedule one hour earlier (starting at 9:00 am) though local schedules may differ over all time zones. *CBS provides two separate feeds of ''Let's Make a Deal'', at 10:00 am and 3:00 pm Eastern time (9:00 am and 2:00 pm Central time); affiliates are given the option to screen the program in either time period. *CBS also provides an alternate feed of ''The Young and the Restless'' at 11:00 am Central time (12:00 pm Eastern); this feed is used by some stations outside of the Eastern Time Zone in order to accommodate their Noon hour local newscasts. CBS stations who utilize this option include network-owned
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market, ''The Young and the Restless'' has been broadcast at 4:00 pm since January 1993. This shift was initiated by former CBS affiliate
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and was inherited by WNCN, who became the area's CBS station in February 2016. *Some CBS affiliates air ''The Bold and the Beautiful'' at different times other than 1:30/12:30 PM, (e.g. KIRO-TV in Seattle, which airs the show at 2:00 PM).

Current programs

Game shows

''Let's Make a Deal''

* Debut: October 5, 2009 * Replaced program: ''Guiding Light'' * Taping location: Raleigh Studios, Los Angeles, California * Host: Wayne Brady * Announcer: Jonathan Mangum * Production Company: Stefan Hatos-Monty Hall Productions in association with Fremantle (company), Fremantle/RTL Group * Producing Team: John Quinn (executive producer) * Directing/Writing Team: Lenn Goodside (director)

''The Price Is Right (American game show), The Price Is Right''

* Debut: September 4, 1972 * Replaced program: ''The Beverly Hillbillies'' * Taping location: The Bob Barker Studio (Studio 33), Television City, Los Angeles, California * Host: Drew Carey * Announcer: George Gray (TV host), George Gray * Production Company: Fremantle (company), Fremantle/RTL Group * Producing Team: Evelyn Warfel (executive producer), Adam Sandler (co-executive producer), Adam SandlerNot to be confused with the actor. (producer), The Price Is Right (American game show), Stan Blits, Sue MacIntyre (co-producers), Vanessa Voss (prize producer), Gina Edwards Nyman (associate producer) * Directing/Writing Team: Adam Sandler (director)

Soap operas

''The Young and the Restless''

* Debut: March 26, 1973 * Replaced program: ''Where the Heart Is (US TV series), Where the Heart Is'' * Taping location: Television City, Los Angeles, California (Stage 41 and 43) * Creators: William J. Bell, Lee Phillip Bell * Production company: William J. Bell, Bell Dramatic Serial Company and Corday Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television * Television producer, Producing team: Anthony Morina (Executive Producer), Matthew J. Olsen (Producer), Jonathan Fishman (Producer), Lisa de Cazotte (Supervising Producer), John Fisher (Supervising Producer) * Television director, Directing team: Sally McDonald, Owen Renfroe, Michael Eilbaum, Dean LaMont * Head writer: Josh Griffith * Script Editor: Matt Clifford * Associate head/breakdown/script writers: Sara A. Bibel, Beth Milstein, Natalie Minardi Slater, Jeff Beldner, Amanda L. Beall, Janice Ferri Esser, Susan Dansby, Michael Conforti, Christopher Dunn, Dave Rupel, Christian McLaughlin, Michael Montgomery * Casting (performing arts), Casting director: Sheila Guthrie * Cast: Peter Bergman, Eric Braeden, Richard Burgi, Sharon Case, Reylynn Caster, Sean Dominic, Melissa Claire Egan, Conner Floyd, Rory Gibson, Camryn Grimes, Mark Grossman, Amelia Heinle, Courtney Hope, Bryton James, Christel Khalil, Christian LeBlanc, Kate Linder, Mishael Morgan, Joshua Morrow, Melissa Ordway, Brytni Sarpy, Melody Thomas Scott, Michelle Stafford, Jason Thompson (actor), Jason Thompson, Jordi Vilasuso

''The Bold and the Beautiful''

* Debut: March 23, 1987 * Replaced program: ''Capitol (TV series), Capitol'' * Taping location: Television City, Los Angeles, California (Stage 31) * Creators: William J. Bell, Lee Phillip Bell * Production company: Bell-Phillip Television Productions Inc. * Television producer, Producing team: Bradley Bell (Executive producer, Executive Producer), Edward J. Scott, Edward Scott (Supervising Producer), Casey Kasprzyk (Supervising Producer), Cynthia J. Popp (Producer), Mark Pinciotti (Producer) * Television director, Directing team: Michael Stich, Deveney Kelly, Cynthia J. Popp, David Shaughnessy, Jennifer Howard, Steven A. Wacker, Clyde Kaplan, Catherine Sedwick * Head writer: Bradley Bell * Co-Head Writers: Michael Minnis, Mark V. Pincotti * Script writers: John F. Smith, Rex M. Best, Tracey Ann Kelly, Adam Dusevoir, Shannon B. Bradley, Patrick Mulcahey, Michele Val Jean * Story consultant: Patrick Mulcahey, Lee Phillip Bell (Creative consultant, Long Term Story Advisor) * Casting Director: Christy Dooley * Cast: Krista Allen, Matthew Atkinson, Kimberlin Brown, Darin Brooks, Scott Clifton, Delon de Metz, Don Diamont, Sean Kanan, Thorsten Kaye, Katherine Kelly Lang, John McCook, Annika Noelle, Tanner Novlan, Lawrence Saint-Victor, Rena Sofer, Heather Tom, Diamond White (singer), Diamond White, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

Talk show

''The Talk (talk show), The Talk''

* Debut: October 18, 2010 * Replaced program: ''As the World Turns'' * Taping location: CBS Studio Center, Studio City, Los Angeles * Hosts: Sheryl Underwood, Amanda Kloots, Jerry O'Connell, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Natalie Morales (journalist), Natalie Morales (Television presenter, moderator) * Production Company: CBS Studios * Producing Team: John Redmann (executive producer), Sara Gilbert (executive producer)

Former shows on CBS Daytime

Soap operas

* ''As the World Turns'' (1956–2010) * ''The Brighter Day'' (1954–1962) * ''Capitol (TV series), Capitol'' (1982–1987) * ''The Clear Horizon'' (1960–1961; 1962) * ''The Edge of Night'' (1956–1975; moved to ABC from 1975–1984) * ''The Egg and I'' (1951–1952) * ''The First Hundred Years'' (1950–1952) * ''Full Circle (1960 TV series), Full Circle'' (1960–1961) * ''Guiding Light'' (1952–2009, on radio 1937–1956) * ''Hotel Cosmopolitan'' (1957–1958) * ''Love Is a Many Splendored Thing (TV series), Love Is a Many Splendored Thing'' (1967–1973) * ''Love of Life'' (1951–1980) * ''Portia Faces Life'' (1954–1955) * ''The Road of Life'' (1954–1955) * ''Search for Tomorrow'' (1951–1982; moved to NBC from 1982–1986) * ''The Secret Storm'' (1954–1974) * ''The Seeking Heart'' (1954–1955) * ''Valiant Lady (TV series), Valiant Lady'' (1953–1957) * ''Where the Heart Is (American TV series), Where The Heart Is'' (1969–1973) * ''Woman with a Past'' (1954)

Game shows

Despite little genre output when compared to NBC and ABC, CBS is the last remaining Big Three television networks to carry daytime game shows. While NBC and ABC were still producing several game shows in daytime, CBS gave up on the format during the 1967–68 season. From 1968 until March 1972, the network carried no game shows. However, as part of CBS's "rural purge" effort to lure wealthier suburban viewers, CBS executive Fred Silverman commissioned the game show ''Amateur's Guide to Love''. Hosted by Gene Rayburn, the show ran from March 27 to June 23. Despite the failure of ''Amateur's Guide'', Silverman commissioned three other games for debut on September 4 – ''The New Price Is Right'', ''Gambit'', and ''The Joker's Wild'' – to replace the reruns seen in the daytime slots up to this point. All were major hits, and more games were added as time went on; ''Joker'' ended in 1975 and ''Gambit'' in 1976, but both have spawned revivals. ''The Price Is Right'' has aired continuously in daytime on CBS since its debut. Currently, CBS carries two network games: ''The Price Is Right'' and a revival of ''Let's Make a Deal'' which debuted in 2009. Prior to ''Deal'', the last game on CBS (other than ''Price'') was the Ray Combs-hosted revival of ''Family Feud'', which aired from 1988 to 1993. * ''Missus Goes a Shopping'' (1947–1949; renamed ''This Is The Missus'' in November 1948) * ''Beat the Clock'' (1950–1958, 1979–1980; renamed ''All-Star Beat the Clock'' in November 1979) * ''Winner Take All (game show), Winner Take All'' (1951) * ''Strike It Rich (1947 game show), Strike It Rich'' (1951–1958) * ''Your Surprise Store'' (1952) * ''Wheel of Fortune (1952 game show), Wheel of Fortune'' (1952–1953; not the same game show as the Wheel of Fortune (American game show), 1989–1991 version) * ''Double or Nothing'' (1952–1954) * ''There's One In Every Family'' (1952–1953) * ''Freedom Rings'' (1953) * ''I'll Buy That'' (1953–1954) * ''The Big Payoff'' (1953–1959) * ''On Your Account'' (1954–1956) * ''Love Story'' (1955–1956) * ''Dotto'' (1958) * ''How Do You Rate?'' (1958) * ''For Love or Money (game show), For Love or Money'' (1958–1959) * ''Top Dollar'' (1958–1959; replaced ''Dotto'') * ''Play Your Hunch'' (1958–1959) * ''Video Village'' (1960–1962) * ''Your Surprise Package'' (1961–1962) * ''Double Exposure'' (1961) * ''Face the Facts'' (1961) * ''Password (American game show), Password'' (1961–1967; replaced ''Face the Facts''; ''Million Dollar Password'' from 2008 to 2009) * ''To Tell the Truth'' (1962–1968; currently airs in primetime on ABC) * ''The Amateur's Guide to Love'' (1972) * ''Gambit (game show), Gambit'' (1972–1976; later aired on NBC from 1980–1981) * ''The Joker's Wild'' (1972–1975; later aired in syndication from 1977–1986; revived in primetime by TBS (American TV channel), TBS in 2017) * ''Hollywood's Talking'' (1973) * ''Pyramid (game show), The $10,000 Pyramid'' (1973–1974; later aired on ABC from 1974–1981) * ''Match Game, Match Game '73-'79'' (1973–1979; replaced ''Hollywood's Talking''; currently airs in primetime on ABC as ''Match Game'') * ''Now You See It (American game show), Now You See It'' (1974–1975 and April–July 1989; replaced ''Card Sharks'' in 1989) * ''Tattletales'' (1974–1978; 1982–1984) * ''Spin-Off (American game show), Spin-Off'' (1975; replaced ''The Joker's Wild'') * ''Musical Chairs (1975 game show), Musical Chairs'' (1975) * ''Give-n-Take'' (1975; replaced ''Spin-Off'') * ''Double Dare (1976 game show), Double Dare'' (1976–1977; replaced ''Gambit'') * ''Pass the Buck (American game show), Pass the Buck'' (1978) * ''Tic-Tac-Dough'' (Summer 1978; later aired in syndication from 1978–1986) * ''Whew!'' (1979–1980; renamed ''Celebrity Whew!'' in November 1979) * ''Child's Play (game show), Child's Play'' (1982–1983, replaced by ''Press Your Luck'') * ''Pyramid (game show), The $25,000 Pyramid'' (1982–1988; temporarily replaced by ''Blackout''; currently airs in primetime on ABC as ''The $100,000 Pyramid'') * ''Press Your Luck'' (1983–1986; replaced ''Child's Play''; revived in primetime by ABC in 2019) * ''Body Language (game show), Body Language'' (1984–1986; replaced ''Tattletales'') * ''Card Sharks'' (1986–1989; replaced ''Body Language''; revived in primetime by ABC in 2019) * ''Blackout (game show), Blackout'' (1988; replaced and subsequently replaced by ''The $25,000 Pyramid'', later replaced by ''Family Feud'') * ''Family Feud'' (1988–1993; replaced ''The $25,000 Pyramid'' and ''Blackout''; renamed ''Family Feud Challenge'' and expanded to 60 minutes in June 1992; currently airs in syndication; Celebrity Family Feud, primetime celebrity series aired on NBC in 2008 and on ABC from 2015-present) * ''Wheel of Fortune (American game show), Wheel of Fortune'' (1989–1991; replaced ''Now You See It''; currently airs in syndication)

Past proposed series

* 1957: ''The Will to Dream'' by Doris Frankel about the relationship between an atomic scientist and his wife * 1964: Roy Winsor created ''The Widening Circle'', a spinoff of ''The Secret Storm''. A pilot was shot with James Vickery as Alan Dunbar and Diana Muldaur as Ann Wicker. * 1971: Fred J. Scollay created ''Absent Without Love''. * 1972: Winifred Wolfe and Mary Harris had a proposal for a one-hour serial titled ''Yesterday's Child...Tomorrow's Adult'' * 1982: Beverly Hills, California * 1983: ''Grosse Pointe'' - set in Michigan; featured competing families in the auto industry and auto racers * 1985: series created by Johnathan Valin]

* 1986: During her absence from ''Ryan's Hope'', Michael Brockman, former President of CBS Daytime, asked Claire Labine to develop a new serial in 1986. Her proposal was entitled ''Celebration'' but never made it to the air. * 1986: ''The Billionaires'' by Barbara Bauer and Paul Rauch


Source: CBS Daytime is no more.

Notable profiles


Robert Soderberg is an American TV writer. He was born in Lakewood, Ohio and died in Santa Barbara, California in 1996. In 1969, he co-wrote the teleplay for an unsold television pilot called ''Shadow Man (TV pilot), Shadow Man'' about a man who has plastic surgery and assumes the identity of a multi-billionaire to do good for all humanity. He has thirteen credits to his name, including being the Head Writer of CBS Daytime's ''As the World Turns'' (1973–1978) and ''Guiding Light'' and ABC Daytime’s ''One Life to Live'' and ''General Hospital'' (1989). He has received three Daytime Emmy Awards.


Robert Calhoun is an American television writer, producer and director. He graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park then went on to serve three years in the United States Navy. He was a gay man

His credits include ''Guiding Light'' (as Head writer, Head Writer during the 1988 Writers Guild of America strike and Executive producer, Executive Producer from 1988 to 1991; replaced by Jill Farren Phelps), ''As the World Turns'' (EP: 1984–1988 replaced by Laurence Caso), ''Another World (TV series), Another World'' and ''Texas (TV series), Texas'' (1981). He has garnered 8 Daytime Emmy Award nominations. His first nomination in 1979 was shared with Ira Cirker, Melvin Bernhardt, and Paul Lammers.

Peter Frisch

Peter Frisch is an American TV and theatre producer and director

He received his M.F.A. in stage direction from Carnegie Mellon. As a nationally recognized teacher and coach, Peter has held faculty posts at Carnegie, The Juilliard School, Harvard University, Boston University, Cal Arts, and UCLA. He has taught and coached professional actors and directors in New York and Los Angeles over the last forty years. Prior to coming to Santa Barbara, California, Santa Barbara, Frisch served as Producer on ''The Young and the Restless'' for CBS Daytime. He came to the show directly from Pittsburgh and a six-year stint as Head of Drama at Carnegie Mellon University's prestigious Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, School of Drama where he also taught and directed for the mainstage. Moonlighting, he also directed seventeen events for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, working with musicians such as Mariss Jansons, Marvin Hamlisch and Rolando Villazon. During the past 35 years, Peter has directed over 160 productions in the New York and regional theatre, including a full range of classic and contemporary plays, cabaret and opera. He has been Producing Director of the Hyde Park, New York, Hyde Park Festival Theatre (NY), Resident Director with the Berkshire Theatre Festival and Artistic Director of American Playwrights Theatre in Washington, D.C. Peter received a Joseph Jefferson Award for the Chicago premiere of American Dreams (co-authored with Studs Terkel) and the Outer Circle Award for My Papa's Wine on New York's Theatre Row. At American Playwrights Theatre, his collaboration with Larry L. King led to a 1988 Helen Hayes Award for ''The Night Hank Williams Died''. Also at APT, he won an inaugural John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts/American Express Grant for his production of ''Speaking in tongues, Speaking In Tongues'', about controversial film director Pier Paolo Pasolini. Previously in Los Angeles, Peter served as a Producer on Fox Broadcasting Company's ''Tribes (TV series), Tribes''. Frisch has been a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Fulbright Program and served as a board member of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation. He is an enthusiastic amateur musician and has been published in a variety of journals from Sound & Vision (magazine), Sound & Vision to The Washington Report on Middle Eastern Affairs.

CBS Daytime slogans

* 1981: "Powerful Dramas" * 1982: "DayDreams" * 1985–1986: "In the Heat of the Day" * 1986: "In the Heat of It" (summer slogan) * 1986–1987: "Rumor Has It" * 1987–1988: "Can't Get Enough" * 1988–1989: "Be Tempted" * 1989–1990: "Wilder Than Ever" * 1990–1991: "Anything can happen...On the Edge" * 1991–1992: "Try Me" * 1992–1993: "Imagine" * 1993–1994: "Don't Blink and Don't Look Away" * 1994–1995: "Every Moment" * 1995–1996: "Aren't You Glad Today" * 1996–1997: "Always Watch Your Back" * 1997: "Lose Your Cool" (summer slogan) * 1997–1999: "Oh, If You Only Knew" * 1999–2001: "What Happens Everything (It's Everything)" * 2001–2002: "Did You Understand That?" * 2002–2003: "Get it On" * 2003–2004: "Hot Enough for You" * 2004–2005: "The Look That's Got You Hooked" * 2005–2006: "Nobody Does it Better" * 2006–2007: "The Day Belongs to CBS" * 2007–2009: "The Drama is Always On" * 2009: "Summer is for CBS Daytime" (summer slogan) * 2009–present: "Only CBS Daytime" * 2012: "CBS Daycation" (summer slogan) * 2014–present: "So Good" (alternate)

TV ratings

Because of a quirk in ''The Price Is Right'' from 1975 during the experimental run at a one-hour format in September that became final that November, that show's ratings in daytime are split into first half and second half segments.

See also

* ABC Daytime * NBC Daytime


External links

Official website
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