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Posted Friday 6/15/18 at 1:50PM EDT
The Chew hosts say goodbye over a meal of Chinese food, pizza and ice cream
Clinton Kelly, Michael Symon and Carla Hall bid an emotional goodbye on today's final taping. The ABC daytime show will continue airing through next week, but those episodes are pre-taped. "This is the most fun any of us have ever had doing television," said Symon. "It’s because of the crew that makes the show possible. And obviously, the reason we were able to be on for seven years and 1,500 shows is because all you fans watched every day… (It was) an unbelievably special seven-year run that was just really fantastic.” The Chew will be replaced by a third hour of Good Morning America.
Posted Thursday 5/24/18 at 7:14PM EDT
The Chew hosts get emotional on-air in addressing the show's cancelation
Clinton Kelly, Michael Symon and Carla Hall addressed the elephant in the room at the start of today's show. “The mood is a little sad around here to be honest with you,” said Kelly. “There is a lot of people who work really hard on this show and really believe in this show and we’re all going to miss this show very, very much. We’re not going to talk about any trending topics today or hammer home the theme but we thought we’d spend the first segment of the show talking about our feelings.”
Posted Wednesday 5/23/18 at 7:10PM EDT
Did ABC cancel The Chew over low ratings or the Mario Batali sexual harassment scandal?
Since Batali's ouster last December, the daytime show hasn't seen a sharp ratings drop in female viewership. In fact, the number of female viewers in the 18-49 demo has been slightly up, according to The Wrap. Still, according to Page Six, ABC saw significant overall viewership loss after Batali's exit. ALSO: The Chew stars Clinton Kelly, Michael Symon and Carla Hall react to cancelation.
Posted Wednesday 5/16/18 at 5:46PM EDT
The Chew won't replace Mario Batali
Source: Us Weekly
Carla Hall says she still keeps in touch with former co-host Batali, who is "doing fine" since he was fired from the ABC daytime show last December. Asked about replacing him, she says it's "not in the plans."