By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Jerry O’Connell has been named as the new co-host of The Talk, the show announced Wednesday.

“NEW HOST ALERT,” the show said in a tweet. “Join us in welcoming @MrJerryOC to The Talk family.”

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Wednesday’s show opened with co-host Sheryl Underwood saying they had a “very special announcement.”

“We’re about to reveal who will be joining us as a permanent host on The Talk,” she said. “Now this person has been doing some serious training to get ready for their new hosting duties.”

The show then cut to a video of O’Connell working out to the song “Eye of the Tiger” before making his way to the studio.

O’Connell entered the studio and was greeted by his new co-hosts Underwood, Amanda Kloots and Elaine Welteroth.

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He is the show’s first full-time male co-host.