The View to reunite former hosts for Barbara Walters’ farewell

2014-04-17_0215US talk show The View will reunite all 11 of its past and present co-hosts as part of its farewell to Barbara Walters on May 15.

Rosie O’Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, who famously clashed on the show over politics and 9/11, will join former co-hosts Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Joy Behar, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Lin and current panelists Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy.

Walters is set to make her final appearance as co-host on Friday, May 16, the same day ABC News’ New York broadcast headquarters will be re-named The Barbara Walters Building.

Walters, who is the last remaining co-host from the original panel established in 1997, will continue to serve as executive producer for The View.

The View no longer airs in Australia after being dumped by Nine in June, 2013.

Source: Hollywood Reporter


  1. 9 bailed at the right time, the show has gone downhill with Jenny McCarthy. it will surely descend further without Barbara. Whoopi is still fabulous, but the show is letting her down.

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