The View (1997)

 

 

The View is an American talk show that has aired on ABC since August 11, 1997, as part of its daytime programming block. Its concept was conceived by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, who additionally serve as its executive producers. The View has aired seventeen seasons and focuses on a panel of five female co-hosts, who discuss a variety of social and political issues. The original panel consisted of Walters, Joy Behar, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, and Meredith Vieira; the current panel consists of Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy, and Sherri Shepherd. In between said panels, the series has also employed Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Lisa Ling, and Rosie O’Donnell. International versions of the program are aired in several countries. As of the 2012–13 season, its 16th, The View is the fourth-longest running national daytime talk show in history, behind The Phil Donahue Show, Live! with Kelly and Michael, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

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