The Dancing with the Stars ballroom may lose some serious sparkle at the end of Season 19.
Among her legion of fans, Meredith Vieira is a warm TV presence who's reliably upbeat, quick-witted and always ready with a clever wisecrack.
Those who tune into Wednesday's The Meredith Vieira Show may be in for a surprise, then.
On her new daytime talker, the popular host, 60, strikes a serious note to speak candidly on a personal topic, one that has taken on immediate relevance in light of recent news stories involving a video showing NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée (and now wife) Janay Palmer.
It's secret week on The Talk, and host Julie Chen let a major skeleton out of her family's closet.
"My grandfather was a polygamist," she revealed on Tuesday's show. "He had nine wives, six of who bore him children. He had 11 children that we know of, countless mistresses."
The 44-year-old, who also hosts Big Brother on CBS, said that her grandfather's multiple marriages took a serious toll on her grandmother as well as her own mother.
Here's one wedding theme we haven't seen before.
Last month, Ashley Fonda and Alika Madeiros of VH1's popular experimental dating show, Dating Naked, wed in the same thing they had on when they met ... nothing!
Now, feast your eyes on an exclusive clip of their happy day and see it all – well, thanks to blurring effects, you won't see it all, but you'll get the idea.