The Chew Daphne Oz Leaving

The Chew: Co-Host Daphne Oz to Exit

The oven timer has just ding!‘d on Daphne Oz’s time as an ABC co-host: She’s leaving The Chew, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Though Oz will continue to appear in reruns of the cooking-themed daytime talk show through August, she and ABC have agreed that she will exit ahead of the Season 7 premiere on Tuesday, Sept. 5.

“It has been so much fun having lunch with you on TV’s most delicious daytime show for the past six seasons, and I am immensely grateful to have found dear friends in my co-hosts and our team. I have had the great privilege of growing up at our family table, and have shared some huge milestones along the way — including the birth of my first two children, and recent announcement of a third on the way! — and am lucky to have had The Chew as a bright beginning to my career,” Oz said via statement.

Oz — like her co-hosts Carla Hall, Mario Batali, Michael Symon and Clinton Kelly — has been with The Chew since its premiere in September 2011. An ABC spokesperson says there are no plans to replace her.

“She is one of the greatest natural broadcasters I have ever worked with,” Chew creator/executive producer Gordon Elliott said in a statement. “The moment she sat at the table with Mario, Clinton, Michael and Carla, I knew we had a great television show. Her chemistry, honesty and intelligence are her trademarks, and they will stand with her wherever she goes.”

Oz, daughter of The Dr. Oz Show host Dr. Mehmet Oz, made a name for herself with a book called The Dorm Room Diet. She has since published cookbooks including Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style and Everyday Fun. Her third child is due in December.

Rebecca Campbell, president, ABC Owned Stations and Daytime, offered this via statement: “When Daphne started with us, she had recently graduated college, was a new bride, and ready to take on the world. She is now a mother, broadcaster, writer and inspiration to millions of viewers whom she has shown how to create healthier eating options for themselves and their families. She really has created a unique brand for herself and the network.”

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  1. padraicjacob says:

    Not surprising with how often she is absent from the show. I had mentioned to a friend recently she seemed to be gone more than she was there in the last year or so.

  2. Leslie Baggett says:

    Awe sad because she is my favorite. Good luck to her.

  3. Lysh says:

    Seems like she’s gone a lot and she has another bun in the oven, so it’s not surprising. I hope they fill her spot with another woman chef!

  4. J Lee says:

    No, she added nothing to the show.

  5. Wanda says:

    Wish it was Carla going and not her. Went to a taping and it was great. Always an enjoyable hour. Be great if she came back periodically.

  6. Vicki says:

    That is sad!!

  7. best wishes on her future endevours!

  8. Talky says:

    Nope will not miss her one bit!

  9. raechef1 says:

    Actually glad she’s not going to be back, now if they can calm done Carla Hall a bit, it would be perfect.

  10. anna bishop says:

    I am really gonna miss you yall where a great team . I Love the show.

  11. Eileen says:

    Awe! I’m really going to miss Daphne! I love the whole crew…

  12. Mac McDevitt says:

    I will not miss her. She was only on the television show because of her father. She really didn’t add anything to the show. I’m sure she’s a nice gal but shows better off without her. The fabulous for that right now really make the show pop.

  13. Linda Solomon says:

    No she hasn’t been around a lot.

  14. Janet Pickerill says:

    Oh no. She is one of the main reasons I watched. She has always been so bright and cheery. So sorry to see her go.

  15. Laraine says:

    DaphNE you will be missed. Please don’t replace her you have a great team.
    I hope to keep seeing you, saw your counting on interview enjoyed it best wishes many blessings

  16. Regina says:

    I’m so sorry Daph is leaving us. She helped make the show what it is. Mario I can do without, but Daphels……nope.

  17. Christina Nasr says:

    Daphne helped me to learn to re-eat after I had my gastric sleeve.

  18. Camillus says:

    Absent to much. Makes her seem like a special guest instead of a host.

  19. Tracy Fish says:

    I will miss Daphne on The Chew. I always liked her lightened up recipes, too. She didn’t get enough cooking time this last season on the days that she was there. The best of luck to her with her family and her career!

  20. Janeen Mcmann says:


  21. Trina Mauldin says:

    Yes I will miss her.

  22. Kim Blake says:

    Sad to see her go I really like her. Sad the group is breaking up, but glad they aren’t bringing in someone new.

  23. Nicole says:

    I will miss Daphne Oz. I hope she will come on to do a baby shower with #3 and fill us fans in after the baby is born.

  24. Judy Dechene says:

    Definitely. Sad she is leaving but wish her well in all her future endeavors

  25. Eileen Tarpy says:

    Sorry to see you go.

  26. Eileen Tarpy says:

    Sorry to see you go.

  27. Eileen says:

    Sad to see Daphne go but wish her success in whatever her future holds for her. Loved her on the show. She will be missed.

  28. Marcie Conklin says:

    I will miss her! I have watched every day since it started!! But I understand how much busier she has gotten with 2 kids and another on the way……

  29. Laraine says:

    She will be missed please do not replace. Saw her interview on counting on and enjoyed it hope to keep seeing her best wishes and blessings

  30. S Solomon says:

    Definitely will miss Daphne Oz. The comrodery with the people on the show is absolutely fantastic!! Good luck Daphne in all your future endevors❤

  31. I will miss her interaction with the rest of the crew. She was funny and perky and an asset.

  32. C. Duffy says:

    Can’t say I will miss her. She hasn’t been around much lately anyway, so I’m used to her not being there. Natalie better quit taking so much time off or he will be the next to go.

  33. Cassie Hintz says:

    I will definitely miss her but she really wasn’t on much of last season. I kind of knew it was coming.

  34. Jonesey says:

    Actually, I won’t miss her playing with her hair over the food but wish her the best – just somewhere else.

  35. C. Duffy says:

    Can’t say I will miss her. She hasn’t been around much lately anyway, so I’m used to her not being there. Batali better quit taking so much time off or he will be the next to go.

  36. Carol says:

    So sorry to hear you’re leaving!! I always looked forward to seeing you and hearing all your healthy tips!! We got to welcome you beautiful family along with you!! It’s such a wonderful family show and you will be missed!!!

  37. Barb Jenkins says:

    I’ll miss the interaction between them all. She was a delight and a lot of fun. Good Luck Daph

  38. Dave Bach says:

    I will surely miss Daphne an awful lot, especially since she was the reason I did watch the CHEW ! I am 70 years old, but thought that she was extremely gorgeous , and made my day watching her with the others on the show. Take care Daphne, and enjoy life with your children.

    • Carmen Vogt says:

      Guys for me the show was part of my healing after my surgery. Regardless of each one of their quirks they made the dynamic of the show work. It’s like a recipe. Now one of the ingredients is missing. Daphs thanks for what you brought to the show. I will keep watching I’m a chew lifer. Best daytime food show ever. Don’t change.

      • Morisot says:

        My feelings about the show, exactly! ………………………….(And hope you are doing well, Carmen.)

      • Jo Bloane says:

        One wonders if the show would have been as successful if it kept the original name “How To Cook (And Some Arts And Crafts Too)”

  39. Melissa Green says:

    Daph, u hav been wonderful to watch over the yrs. Will miss you. Wish you and ur growing family all the best.

  40. Denise Lamb says:

    Sorry to hear that Daphne is leaving. Looked forward to seeing her. But she hasn’t been on that much in the last year. I will miss her.

  41. Jmg says:

    Good about time. Loser

    • Pat friess-Riebow says:

      Why do you have to be so mean and hateful people like you are what’s wrong with the world now adays

  42. Jmg says:

    Good about time. Loser

  43. Silvia says:

    Am so sad to see her leave the show. I have appreciated all that she brought to the show. I honestly didn’t know how she did it all being a wife & mom. I am thankful for the years she gave to the viewing public.

  44. I really enjoyed my days with Daphne and the Chew. She will be missed but not replaceable.

  45. Irene Krahe says:

    Sorry to hear that Daphne is leaving. The five hosts got along so great together. Love the show very very
    much. Happiness to Daphne as she awaits her third child.

  46. Lillian Hernandez says:

    she will be missed, Good luck to her and congratulations on her third child….mucho hugs & love..

  47. Mary Kazmierczak says:

    Thank you Daphne for shining your light into our lives. Many blessings to you and your family as you journey on a new path. You will be missed.

  48. Linda Morford says:

    Yes, she will definitely be missed! Will also miss the updates on the kids! Hoping for even greater success for her in the future.

  49. Nancy Debreceni says:

    Will miss seeing her.