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‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ Writers Decline to Return (Exclusive)

The Drew Barrymore Show is once again readying its return — though a trio of WGA writers have chosen not to return to their old gig.  Barrymore found herself in hot water last month when she announced that her daytime talk show would make its fourth-season debut without its striking writers. A week later, after Barrymore faced backlash […]

Drew Barrymore Sets Talk Show Return Date After Writers Strike Controversy

Drew Barrymore is back (again). The actress-host has set Oct. 16 as the return date for the fourth season of her eponymous daytime talk show. After initially announcing, and strongly defending, her show’s plan to return amid the writers strike on Sept. 18, Barrymore (along with those involved with other WGA-covered shows that had planned […]

Inside Daytime TV’s Frantic Week of Restarts and Reversals

After a chaotic week, daytime television is under the biggest spotlight it’s had in some time. Trouble is, the shows making headlines are largely the ones not airing.  Drew Barrymore announced Sunday morning that she was reversing course, pausing her daytime talk show after a week of withering criticism surrounding her return to production, which […]

Drew Barrymore, ‘The Talk’ Pausing Talk Show Returns Amid Strike Pushback

Drew Barrymore has announced she is pausing her self-titled talk show amid the writers strike. Last week, the actress and Drew Barrymore Show host revealed her show would be returning without writers and would abide by strike rules in not discussing struck work. Barrymore apologized after she received pushback and said there was nothing she […]

Drew Barrymore Defends Talk Show Return Amid WGA Strike After Growing Criticism: “There Are Other People’s Jobs on the Line”

Drew Barrymore is explaining why she made the controversial decision to return her talk show to production amid the ongoing Writers Guild strike, telling critics in a now-deleted video that there’s “nothing I can do or say in this moment to make” resuming production without her picketing writers “OK.” In a video statement that was […]

Drew Barrymore Dropped as Awards Ceremony Host Due to Resuming Show Amid Strike

In another example of protest against Drew Barrymore’s decision to resume her daytime talk show, The National Book Foundation has said they’re dropping Barrymore as host of their upcoming awards ceremony. Barrymore was previously announced in July as the host of the ceremony, which takes place in New York on Nov. 15. In a post […]

Drew Barrymore Announces Talk Show Return Amid Strikes, Says It Will Comply With WGA and SAG Strike Rules: “I Own This Choice”

The Drew Barrymore Show will be returning to TV screens sooner than expected amid the writers and actors strikes, even as the WGA says it will picket the show’s studios Monday and Tuesday as a result. In a lengthy Instagram post, Drew Barrymore announced that her daytime talk show will begin its fourth season soon, […]

Jason Ritter Reflects on How Alcoholism Battle Impacted Early Relationship With Melanie Lynskey

Jason Ritter is sharing how his struggle with alcoholism affected his relationship early on with Melanie Lynskey. During the married couple’s appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show on Wednesday, Barrymore asked Ritter when he knew Lynskey was the one. However, Ritter explained why it wasn’t necessarily “as cute of a story” as many may think. […]

Daytime Emmys: ‘The Young and the Restless’ Leads 2022 Nominations

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2022 Daytime Emmy Awards, set to air on CBS on June 24 and stream on Paramount+. Three nominees for outstanding drama series lead the nominations: CBS’ The Young and the Restless with 18 nods, ABC’s General Hospital with 17 and NBC’s […]

‘Drew Barrymore Show’ Renewed for Third Season, Gets New Format

Drew Barrymore’s daytime talk show will return for a third season in syndication — with a somewhat new format. CBS Media Ventures, which produces and distributes The Drew Barrymore Show, has picked it up for season three. Station groups from CBS, Sinclair, Nexstar, Gray, Scripps, Tegna and Weigel have signed on to carry the show […]

Drew Barrymore Talks Clash Between Lucy Liu and Bill Murray on ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Set: “We All Supported Her”

Drew Barrymore has her fellow Angel’s back after Lucy Liu recently opened up about an on-set dispute with Bill Murray during the filming of Charlie’s Angels.   On Tuesday’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the actress sat down with podcaster Danny Pellegrino and Ross Mathews to discuss the classic movie. Barrymore mentioned her close friendship […]

Michael Vartan Shares Near-“Disaster” Moment While Filming ‘Never Been Kissed’ Scene With Drew Barrymore

Twenty-two years after Never Been Kissed hit theaters, Drew Barrymore had a mini-reunion on her daytime talk show, where Michael Vartan shared a hilarious behind-the-scenes story about their characters’ kiss.  On Tuesday’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the host introduced a clip of Vartan’s character, Sam Coulson, meeting Barrymore’s character, Josie, on the baseball […]