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Why Is Carla So Loud On The Chew?

I like to have some shows on in the background while I am working, and I don't understand why the producers don't ask her to tone it down a bit. She's always yelling and shrieking, and talking over the other people on the show. Gives me a splitting headache when trying to watch the show.

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  1. That's part of her schtick. Trying to yell out a personality, I guess.

    1. I've met Carla. She's pretty much like that. Effusive. Expressive. Very warm and friendly. I found her to be delightful.

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        1. re: girloftheworld

          And Michael Symon's laugh.........pretty irritating!

          1. re: chloebell

            the whole show..is screaming for a robot chicken parody

            1. re: girloftheworld

              I bet they'd all want to do the voices for that episode.

      1. Carla Hall has character and she is not afraid to show it. I don't see anything wrong with that, I like her.
        I like the show, and for those crying that there is no (new) instructional cooking show on TV, there are plenty of good ideas and recipes shared and I take the sometimes a bit silly stuff along with that.
        I would say, if Michael Symon's laugh or Carla's voice bothers you, don't watch the show?

        1. Carla is loud, Mario is smug, Daphne is Mss. Perfect, Michael relatable in terms of what he cooks, and the fellow from what not to wear just goes with the flow. I am not a fan of the show. Frenetic to say the least.

          1. I love that show. I think there is a little something for everyone and I love that they let the hosts be themselves. There are good ideas for all levels of cooks as well as dishes in every price range. I find it far more entertaining and useful than anything currently on the food network.

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            1. re: baseballfan

              The food network has lost its way, its not about cooking anymore, its about contests and nonsense, all reruns seem to play. I am finding better cooking shows on public tv or regular stations. I don't care for the format of the Chew.

              1. re: Ruthie789

                Ahh, the shift from education to entertainment.

                1. re: Tripeler

                  Too much entertainment too much cooking contests and too much baskets of obscure food.

                2. re: Ruthie789

                  The Chew, which is a Network show, not a FoodNetwork show.

                  I find The Chew completely unwatchable.
                  Even in comparison to some of the worst of FoodNetwork.

                  and I actually like the three chefs involved.
                  It's just that I want to see them cooking and educating, not chatting with celebrities.

                  1. re: weedy

                    Agreed it is a network show. My comment was about the overall food tv movement, nothing to watch expect contests and blabber.

                  2. re: Ruthie789

                    The better cooking shows have ALWAYS been on public TV.

                    1. re: CindyJ

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