Barbara Walters, The View host and co-creator, will retire from TV journalism in 2014, reported ABC on Sunday evening. Walters confirmed the news on The View on Monday morning, announcing her plans to end her 50-year career on the small screen.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck may soon be departing The View, despite Barbara Walters and others’ insistence that she’ll be holding onto her place at the round table. “ABC is desperate to freshen the show.
Barbara Walters took the opportunity on Monday’s The View to refute the claims that conservative host Elisabeth Hasselbeck was set to be fired from the show. “There is a particularly false story that keeps getting picked up about Elisabeth’s alleged departure, saying we don’t approve of her conservative views,” Walters said.
Elizabeth Hasselbeck may have gotten the boot from her hosting gig on ABC’s The View, Us Weekly reported on Friday. Hasselbeck would be following in the departing footsteps of cohost Joy Behar, who announced that she would not be returning to The View earlier in the week.
President Barack Obama has been making the talk show rounds lately in preparation for his upcoming presidential race against inevitable Republican ticket nominee Mitt Romney, and his latest stop on the talk show circuit will be on today's episode of ABC's The View, which will be attended by all The View hosts, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
Nearly six years ago, TV personality Star Jones abruptly left her cohosting gig on ABC's talk show The View, telling People that her contract had not been renewed for a tenth season. "I feel like I was fired," she said, announcing the decision ahead of a PR-friendly statement concocted and agreed-upon by Barbara Walters and the show's producers.
New-York-City-prosecutor-turned-talk-show-host-turned-weight-loss-activist Star Jones made a momentous return to The View on Wednesday after a six-year absence. Warmly welcomed back by her former boss and co-host Barbara Walters, Jones defended her 2006 decision to announce on-air that she was leaving the highly rated gabfest — thereby "blind-siding" Walters and millions of viewers — and had many onlookers feeling nostalgic for the pre-Rosie O'Donnell days when The View was cozy, warm and never more controversial than "heels vs.
When The View co-host Sherri Shepherd married television writer Lamar Sally on Saturday, her 6-year-old son Jeffrey walked her down the aisle. The ceremony took place at the Fairmont Millennium Park in Shepherd’s hometown of Chicago.
Thursday's episode of The View turned out to be the site of a particularly "hot topic," as it welcomed teenage singing sensation Justin Bieber as one of its panelists. Usual female commentators Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, emerged from backstage to take their seats, accompanied by the pint-sized Bieber, who got a standing ovation from the audience before he even sat down.