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Barbara Walters Remembered by ‘The View’ Co-Hosts, Past and Present, in Show Tribute

The View paid tribute to Barbara Walters, the trailblazing newswoman who, by creating the veteran Emmy-winning ABC talk show, brought more seats to the table for women in television. Walters, who died Dec. 30 at the age of 93, co-created The View in 1997. On Tuesday, the first new episode following her passing, the ABC […]

Longtime ‘The View’ Producer Bill Geddie Remembers Barbara Walters: “She Kept Me on My Toes”

Bill Geddie, a close colleague and longtime producer for Barbara Walters, is remembering the late icon. During an appearance on Monday’s Good Morning America, Geddie reflected on working with Walters, who passed away on Friday at the age of 93. “I’m trying to move past the mourning phase into the celebration-of-life phase,” Geddie told Robin […]

Jennifer Hudson, Don Lemon, Oprah and More Remember Barbara Walters: “She Was Indeed a Trailblazer”

Oprah, Bob Iger, Alyssa Milano and Lynda Carter were among friends, journalists and Hollywood figures remembering Barbara Walters, who died Friday evening at the age of 93.  The legendary broadcast journalist was the first female co-host of the Today show, the first evening news anchorwoman and a co-creator and co-host of The View. She died […]

Barbara Walters, Trailblazing Broadcast Journalist, Dies at 93

Barbara Walters, the glass ceiling-shattering newswoman whose intimate television interviews with celebrities and world figures blended show business and journalism and induced many a tear, has died. She was 93. Walters, the first female co-host of the Today show, the first evening news anchorwoman in broadcast history and a co-creator and co-host of The View, died […]

Edie Falco Shot ‘Avatar 2’ So Long Ago That She Thought It Had Already Been Released and “Didn’t Do Very Well”

Edie Falco was a bit confused about the release plan for Avatar: The Way of Water, in which she plays General Ardmore. During a recent visit to ABC’s The View, the actress admitted to the show’s panel that she filmed her role in James Cameron’s long-gestating sequel so long ago that she assumed it had […]

Talk-Show Halloween Costumes: ‘Barbie’ Movie, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Among Highlights

The Halloween talk-show tradition continued on Monday as the broadcast network morning and daytime hosts donned pop-culture-inspired ensembles. The hosts of NBC’s Today, the syndicated Live With Kelly and Ryan and ABC’s The View all dressed up for the holiday, with movie and TV show characters and popular musicians among the inspirations. Still, not every […]

Protesters Disrupt ‘The View’ During Ted Cruz Interview

ABC’s The View was derailed on Monday as protesters interrupted the program multiple times during an interview with Sen. Ted Cruz. Cruz, who was there to promote his new book, was answering a question when shouts could be heard from the show’s live audience. As the shouts continued, The View‘s moderator Whoopi Goldberg interrupted and […]

ABC’s ‘The View’ Makes it Official: Alyssa Farah Griffin Is New Conservative Co-Host, With Ana Navarro Also Inking New Multi-Year Deal

ABC is making it official: Alyssa Farah Griffin is the new conservative co-host on The View. The choice of Farah Griffin leaked last week, but the program officially announced her deal Thursday. ABC has also signed another Republican commentator to a multi-year deal. Ana Navarro, who has appeared on the program regularly for years, has […]

Bob Odenkirk Teases More From Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul on ‘Better Call Saul’

Bob Odenkirk wants Better Call Saul fans to prepare for more surprises as the Emmy-winning AMC series winds down its sixth and final season. During an appearance on ABC’s The View that aired Tuesday, the actor was asked about Breaking Bad leads Bryan Cranston (Walter White) and Aaron Paul (Jesse Pinkman) having appeared on Monday’s […]

Whoopi Goldberg Remembers Nichelle Nichols as “First Black Person I’d Ever Seen Who Made it to the Future”

Whoopi Goldberg took time to remember Star Trek star Nichelle Nichols on Monday’s The View. Goldberg, in her role as moderator on the ABC daytime show, spoke about Nichols in a segment midway through the Monday broadcast in which she and the other co-hosts discussed the numerous high-profile individuals who died recently including Bill Russell, […]

‘The View’ Expected to Tap Alyssa Farah Griffin as Co-Host

ABC daytime panel show The View has found its new conservative co-host. The talk show is set to name Alyssa Farah Griffin as one of its permanent co-hosts, joining Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines, a source familiar with the talks confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. They cautioned that the deal is […]

Whoopi Goldberg Calls Out Clarence Thomas on ‘The View’: “You Better Hope They Don’t Come for You Next”

Whoopi Goldberg is among those calling out Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for saying the court “should reconsider” past rulings that secured access to contraceptives and marriage equality. In his concurring opinion in the court’s Friday ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade, Thomas said the court “should reconsider […]