The View is ABC Daytime's morning chat fest, featuring a team of five dynamic women of different ages, experiences and backgrounds discussing the most exciting events of the day. The show consists of the five co-anchors debating topics in the news. Throughout each show they are joined by the best experts in their field and celebrtiy guests. The show is currently in it's twelfth season. The program has received critical acclaim since premiering August 11, 1997. Broadcast live Monday through Friday (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET, from New York City). The show's format has proved popular in other countries, most notably, the UK's show Loose Women.
The show is produced by and features ABC News correspondent Barbara Walters from 1997, moderator Whoopi Goldberg from 2007, actress-comedian Sherri Shepherd from 2007, comedian Joy Behar from 1997, and television personality Elisabeth Hasselbeck from 2003.
Previous co-hosts are; Meredith Vieira who appeared between 1997 and 2006, alongside Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos from 1997 to 1999 and Lisa Ling between 1999 and 2002. The most recent addition to past presenters was Rosie O'Donnell who appeared between 2006 and 2007.
The View has won a total of 24 Daytime Emmy Awards. Other accolades include been awareded the Gracie Award from the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television, two Prism Commendations presented by the Entertainment Industries Council & National Institute on Drug Abuse, winning the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding TV Talk Show, the Los Angeles Daily News Reader's Choice Award for Best Morning Talk Show, the Good Housekeeping magazine, Great Works Award, and was also voted Favorite Talk Show by Viewers Voice. The show has also been awarded the Safe Horizon Champion Award in 2001 and the Linda Dano Heart Award from Heartshare Human Services of New York in 2002.… Expand
- Genre(s): Talk & Interview
- Show Type: In Season
- Season 18 premiere date: Oct 7, 2013
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 11:00 AM
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Nov 5, 2013I love the new set up with Jenny McCarthy she really is a great attributes to the show. I still miss the wit of Joy. But, Elizabeth was in my opinion so opinionated that she over shadowed the show. So, I am glad she is gone. Now the chemistry on the show is great.
What I like the best of this show and keeps me coming back. Its not what they give away free to the audience like most
talk shows. But, they keep you informed, they allow people to tweet during there show. They have views send in pictures to show on there studio wall. The guest co-host is alot of fun to see who will be on next.… Expand