NEW YORK (CBS) – “The Talk,” CBS’ new daytime panel talk show, is anticipating a few big-name guests during its premiere week.

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Hosts Julie Chen, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete, Leah Remini, Sara Gilbert and Marissa Jaret Winokour will first welcome model Christie Brinkley on Monday’s premiere show, followed by Jennifer Lopez on Tuesday.

TV personality Melissa Rycroft and former first lady of South Carolina Jenny Sanford will be featured on Wednesday’s episode and actress Chandra Wilson on Thursday. Jamie Lee Curtis, former NBA star and current “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Rick fox and his professional partner Cheryl Burke will appear on Friday’s lineup, rounding out the week’s guest list.

“The Talk” promises honest discussion on topical events and contemporary issues through the eyes of the six female co-hosts, who all have children.

Although many might compare the show to another roundtable of women, ABC’s “The View,” a CBS official said they “are not really competing against them for ratings or guests,” according to The Hollywood Reporter.

“The Talk” premieres Monday, Oct. 18, at 2-3 PM, ET and 1-2, PT

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