Celebrity chef Rachael Ray said goodbye to her long-running daytime talk show on Wednesday.
The final episode of the “Rachael Ray Show” aired on Wednesday after 17 seasons. The show, distributed and produced by CBS Media Ventures, debuted in 2006.
“See ya when we see ya, y’all,” Ray said to close out the show.
The final days of the episodes featured send-offs from former guests, including former First Lady Michelle Obama, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, and 50 Cent. He also received tributes from celebrity chefs Buddy Valastro, Jeff Mauro, Sunny Anderson, Emeril and Curtis Stone. Oprah also filmed a goodbye message.
“I have to tell you, I couldn’t be more proud of you for showing yourself so authentically every day and bringing us laughter and joy all these years,” Oprah said, adding that she couldn’t wait to see what Ray will cook up for her. continuation.
Although his show is over, Ray doesn’t retire. He recently launched the production company Free Food Studios.
“My passions have evolved from the production and syndication model in the talk show format to a platform free from the traditional rules of distribution,” the chef said in a press release. “I’m really excited to be able to introduce and develop new epicurean talent on all platforms.”
The chef previously featured “30 Minute Meals,” “Rachael Ray’s Tasty Travels,” and “$40 a Day.”
Ray’s show is among a number of daytime talk shows that have ended in recent years, including ““The Wendy Williams Show” and “Maury.” CBS’s longtime daytime talk show” ” is also set to wrap.
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