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Idina Menzel, Rick Astley Scheduled To Perform On “The Talk”

Idina Menzel and Rick Astley will appear as interview and musical guests on upcoming editions of “The Talk.”

Menzel is slated for the October 10 edition of CBS’ daytime talk show. Kit Hoover and Boris Kodjoe are also scheduled for the October 10 “The Talk.”

Astley will appear on the October 14 episode. Other confirmed guests for that episode include Jane Lynch and Fred Willard.

CBS’ official listings follow:

Monday, Oct. 10
Tony Award-winning actress and singer Idina Menzel discusses her new album “Idina” and performs; “Top Talker” television host Kit Hoover; “Man Crush Monday” kicks off with actor/ Boris Kodjoe (CBS’s “Code Black”) (n)

Tuesday, Oct. 11
Actors Mandy Moore & Milo Ventimiglia discuss their new series; “Top Talker” Kevin Frazier (“Entertainment Tonight”) (n)

Wednesday, Oct. 12
In honor of CBS Daytime being #1 for 30 years, “The Talk” welcomes stars from “The Young and the Restless” including Christel Khalil, Christian LeBlanc, Melody Thomas Scott and Jason Thompson and “The Bold and the Beautiful” with Scott Clifton, Don Diamont, Katherine Kelly Lang and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and also reunites actors from legacy series, “Guiding Light” with Grant Aleksander, Beth Chamberlin, Robert Newman and Kim Zimmer and from “As the World Turns” Martha Byrne, Ellen Dolan, Elizabeth Hubbard and Collen Zenk (n)

Thursday, Oct. 13
Actor Chris O’Donnell (CBS’s “NCIS: Los Angeles”); “Top Talker” dog trainer and television host Brandon McMillan (CBS’s “Lucky Dog”); “The Talk Tailgate” continues with former NFL player and CBS Sports Analyst for THE NFL TODAY and THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL contributor Tony Gonzalez cooking (n)

Friday, Oct. 14
Actor Jane Lynch and Fred Willard discuss their new film; singer-songwriter Rick Astley discusses his new album “50” and performs (n)

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