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The View is a daytime talk and entertainment television show that airs on the American Broadcasting Company's affiliate stations across the country and on partner stations across the world. The show was conceived by Barbara Walters, who also co-hosts The View, and ABC co-executive producer Bill Geddie. Debuting on August 11th, 1997, The View has been praised for its promotion of women in both media and culture.

The general format of the show consists of a panel of female co-hosts who discuss general interest topics such as national news, health and more. During most shows, the panel will interview a guest, or a guest will co-host the entire show. Guests tend to be celebrities, political figures, charity organization representatives and newsworthy individuals.

Currently, the show is co-hosted by Joy Behar, Sherri Shepard, Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Barbara Walters, although Walters serves as co-executive producer and is only included as a part-time co-host. Additionally, Whoopi Goldberg serves as the show's discussion moderator. In the past, The View's panel has also included notable co-hosts Rosie O'Donnell, Lisa Ling, Star Jones and Meredith Vieira.

Throughout its run, The View has been known for tackling controversial subjects, such as America's foreign policy, gay rights, drug use and race relations. As a result, various members of the show's panel have had very animated and emotional on-air arguments, with some even resulting in panel members walking off of the show in mid-broadcast. One notable example of this behavior involved an argument between Bill O'Reilly, Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg, ultimately resulting in Behar and Goldberg leaving in the middle of a segment.

The View has received critical acclaim for its approach to the daytime talk format and has gone on to be nominated for various awards, including Emmy Awards, People's Choice Awards, NAACP Image Awards and more. The show has won Daytime Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Talk Show" and "Favorite Talk Show" in 2003 and 2009. Most recently, The View has been nominated for "Best Talk Show" by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association for the 2012 Critic's Choice Television Awards.

Weekdays 11:00 AM et/pt on ABC
21 Seasons, 5101 Episodes
August 11, 1997
Talk & Interview
2.9/10
Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd
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The View Full Episode Guide

  • Anthony Scaramucci and Little Big Town

  • The Political View with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski

  • Terrence Howard; "World News Tonight" and David Muir and Elizabeth Vargas

  • Day of Hot Topics.

  • The cast of "Fuller House"; View Your Deal.

  • James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal

  • 25th anniversary of "Sister Act''

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton

  • Maria Sharapova

  • Day of Hot Topics, "View Your Deal'' with hot items at affordable prices

  • Country music legend Toby Keith.

  • Elisabeth Moss; Sam Heughan and Caitriona Balfe.

  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders; Mike Huckabee.

  • The View kicks off a new season with a celebration!

  • Today's guest is Rep. Maxine Waters.

  • Today's guest is Michael Moore.

  • Today's guest is Nick Cannon.

  • Today's guests are John Boyega, Raven-Symone.

  • Today's guests are Colin Jost, Michael Che, Adam Glassman.

  • Anthony Atamanuik, Guest Co-Host Tara Setmayer

  • Former Missouri Police Chief of Ferguson Thomas Jackson (author, "Policing Ferguson, Policing America: What Really Happened and What the Country Can Learn From It").

  • Tim Birckhead, Stephen Curry

  • Actor Nico Tortorella and actress Sara Haines.

  • Rob Lowe and his son's, Matthew and John Owen Lowe ("The Lowe Files"); "View Your Deal" with hottest items at affordable prices

  • Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall and Tiffany Haddish, of the 2017 film "Girls Trip."

  • Issa Rae; Gemma Hoskins and Abbie Schaub, of "The Keepers."

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); Kenny Ortega.

  • Kyra Sedgwick; Allison Williams.

  • "Day of Hot Topics." Also: "View Your Deal" with Jackie Miranne.

  • Mischa Barton, guest co-host Caitlyn Jenner

  • Guest co-host Caitlyn Jenner

  • A day of hot topics

  • A day of hot topics

  • Day of Hot Topics

  • "Day of Hot Topics."

  • Julie Andrews.

  • Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler and Jason Mantzoukas, of the 2017 film "The House." Also: author Adriana Trigiani.

  • Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal.

  • Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon

  • The Political View with DNC Chairman Tom Perez; Ice Cube

  • The Political View with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (book, "Climate of Hope")...

  • Kim Kardashian West; David Grann (journalist and author, "Killers of the Flower Moon")

  • Day of Hot Topics; "View Your Deal" with Jackie Miranne

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal.

  • Jessica Alba, will.i.am, Gary Vaynerchuk

  • Kim Kardashian West

  • Kerry Washington.

  • Actress Kerry Washington ("Cars 3"); author Newt Gingrich.

  • TV host Trevor Noah ("The Daily Show"); Oprah edition of View Your Deal with Adam Glassman.

  • Actress Niecy Nash.

  • Author Michael Bloomberg; actress Melissa Leo.

  • Author Kevin Hart.

  • "The Political View" with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA); "View Your Deal" with Gretta...

  • Star Jones, Vanessa Williams, a performance by the Broadway cast of "Come From Away"

  • Chance the Rapper, Ben Platt

  • Musician Chance the Rapper; actor Ben Platt.

  • Author Chelsea Clinton.

  • Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.).

  • Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

  • Rapper 2Chainz; guest co-host John Kasich.

  • Actress Debra Messing.

  • Comic Chelsea Handler; View Your Deal.

  • ABC News correspondent Byron Pitts.

  • Day of Hot Topics.

  • Patti LaBelle; Drew Brees.

  • Actress and author Mayim Bialik.

  • Condoleezza Rice; Ashley Graham.

  • "The Political View" with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand; "View Your Deal" with hottest items at affordable...

  • Deion Sanders guest co-hosts on 'Guy Day Friday'; Wanda Sykes ("Snatched")

  • Day of Hot Topics

  • TV personality Dr. Drew Pinsky.

  • Country Music singer LeAnn Rimes ("Remnants").

  • Ann Coulter; View Your Deal.

  • Salma Hayek, Eugenio Derbez, Dr. Ian Smith

  • Dr. Phil McGraw, Sheryl Sandberg, Adam Grant

  • TV host Dr. Phil; authors Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

  • Author Caitlyn Jenner.

  • Gov. John Kasich; author Kelly Osbourne.

  • Actress Allison Janney; View Your Deal: Oprah edition with Adam Glassman.

  • Anne Hathaway: The Political View with Matthew Dowd.

  • The Political View with Senator Elizabeth Warren (author, "This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class"); singer and author Julian Lennon ("Touch the Earth").

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.); author Julian Lennon.

  • "Day of Hot Topics." Also: "View Your Deal" Shark Tank edition with Lori Greiner.

  • Jackie Evancho, Juliet Evancho

  • Martha Stewart, Tyson Beckford

  • "Sesame Stree's Julia & Elmo, Sherrie Westin, Susan Sarandon, Jack Hanna

  • Kelly Rowland, Bill Nye, the Dance Theatre of Harlem

  • The 5th Annual View/Chew Cook-Off, hosted by Marc Summers, with judges Jedediah Bila, Tyrese Gibson & Rocco DiSpirito

  • Marc Summers hosts the annual View/Chew cook-off; actor Tyrese Gibson.

  • Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin; T.I.

  • Actors Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin; rapper T.I.

  • Actress Helen Hunt.

  • Hot topics.

  • Today's guest is Katey Sagal, with guest co-host Alex Rodriguez.

  • Guest co-host Alex Rodriguez; author Katey Sagal.

  • Actress Katie Holmes.

  • Actress Katie Holmes.

  • Actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin ("Grace & Frankie"); View Your Deal, with hottest items at affordable prices

  • Actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin; hot items at affordable prices.

  • Actor Anthony Anderson.

  • Actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard.

  • TV host Rachel Maddow; author Bruce Feiler.

  • Actor Joe Manganiello.

  • Actors Sanaa Lathan and Mack Wilds; View Your Deal.

  • Political commentator Tomi Lahren.

  • Actress Regina King; dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

  • Hot topics.

  • Authors Trae Crowder, Corey Ryan Forrester and Drew Morgan.

  • Tom Bergeron; Train; Masaharu Morimoto; Art Smith.

  • TV host Tom Bergeron; chefs Masaharu Morimoto and Art Smith; Train performs.

  • Actress Mandy Moore; Whoopi explores Pandora: The World of Avatar with producer James Cameron.

  • Actress Ariel Winter ("Modern Family"); actress and former View co-host Sherri Shepherd.

  • Actress Ariel Winter; TV host Sherri Shepherd.

  • Actor John Stamos; Andy Grammer performs.

  • Actress Jennifer Lopez; actress Jennifer Beals.

  • Actor Patrick Stewart.

  • Actress Aubrey Plaza.

  • The Political View with political commentator Tara Setmayer.

  • Actor David Hyde Pierce; View Your Deal, after Oscars edition.

  • TV personality Howie Mandel guest co-hosts.

  • Author Henry Louis Gates Jr.

  • Actress Eva Longoria.

  • Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.).

  • Actress Lindsay Lohan; actor Darrell Hammond; a Trump impersonator contest.

  • TV personality Trevor Noah.

  • Actor Ice Cube.

  • Actress Holly Robinson Peete and husband, former pro football star Rodney Peete ("For Peete's Sake"), play the Newlywed Game with Sara Haines and her husband, Max, and Sunny Hostin and her husband, Manny.

  • Reality-TV personalities Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete play the Newlywed Game with Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin, and their husbands.

  • O, The Oprah Magazine Creative Director Adam Glassman.

  • Will Arnett, guest co-host Priyanka Chopra

  • Tracee Ellis Ross, guest co-host Reba McEntire

  • "Day of Hot Topics."

  • Sara Haines, Sarah Michelle Gellar

  • Actor Jason Biggs guest co-hosts on Guy Day Friday; actor Robert De Niro ("The Comedian"); The Chew'ss Carla Hall with Super Bowl snacks.

  • Talk show host Dr. Phil McGraw ("Dr. Phil").

  • TV host Dr. Phil McGraw.

  • Actress and author Keke Palmer ("I Don't Belong to You").

  • Author Keke Palmer.

  • Authors Sybrina and Tracy Martin; Oprah edition of View Your Deal.

  • News anchor Gretchen Carlson guest co-hosts; assistant to the president and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison, Omarosa Manigault.

  • It's a Day of Hot Topics.

  • The Political View, with former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.

  • Author Samantha Power.

  • Comic Cristela Alonzo; hot items at affordable prices.

  • Bryce Dallas Howard, Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn

  • Actress Bryce Dallas Howard; actors Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn; Hallmark's Dog Show.

  • Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Diane Sawyer

  • Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden; journalist Diane Sawyer.

  • Actor Charlie Sheen; singer Clay Aiken and columnist Sunny Hostin talk to students at West High School in Iowa City about bullying.

  • Actress Gabrielle Union ("Being Mary Jane"; "Sleepless").

  • Actress Gabrielle Union.

  • Day of Hot Topics.

  • Hot Topics

  • Naomi Campbell

  • Hot Topics

  • Patti LaBelle, Darlene Love

  • Singer Patti LaBelle; Darlene Love performs; holiday toys.

  • Day of hot topics.

  • Actress Taraji P. Henson; Whoopi's favorite holiday things.

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal Holiday Edition.

  • Day of hot topics; holiday items at affordable prices.

  • Actor Edward Norton.

  • DJ Khaled

  • Author DJ Khaled.

  • Actress Queen Latifah; author Andy Cohen.

  • Actress Holland Taylor.

  • It's a Day of Hot Topics.

  • TV personality Van Jones; Elizabeth Taylor's grandchildren present Whoopi with the Elizabeth Taylor Legacy Award.

  • Neil Patrick Harris; Tim Tebow.

  • Sarah Jessica Parker. Also: "View Your Deal."

  • Billy Bob Thornton

  • Martha Stewart, Jean Bell, the winners and runners-up from "Dancing with the Stars"

  • Kathy Griffen

  • Garth Brooks; View Your Deal.

  • Actors Eddie Redmayne and Dan Folger, and actresses Katherine Waterston and Alison Sudol ("Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them").

  • Author Megyn Kelly; author Simone Biles.

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda.

  • Rascal Flatts; View Your Deal.

  • Celebrating Whoopi's birthday; Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Ind.-Vt.).

  • Priyanka Chopra

  • Actor Tom Selleck; Iraq war veteran Timothy Birckhead.

  • Day of Hot Topics

  • The Political View, with Ana Navarro.

  • It's a Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal, with hot items at affordable prices.

  • It's a Day of Hot Topics; the Political View with Chris Wallace.

  • Day of Hot Topics.

  • Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway; day of hot topics.

  • It's a Day of Hot Topics; Tom Bergeron ("Dancing with the Stars").

  • Halloween celebration; actor Ken Jeong; Kristin Chenoweth performs; ghoulish gadgets; costumes.

  • Actor and director Ewan McGregor and actress Dakota Fanning ("American Pastoral").

  • Actors Nathan Lane, John Goodman, and John Slattery (Broadway's "The Front Page").

  • Musician and author Phil Collins.

  • Author Dana Perino ("Let Me Tell You About Jasper"); actor Will Forte ("The Last Man On Earth").

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal.

  • "The Political View with Senator Al Franken; Daphne Oz (""The Chew""; author, ""The Happy Cook: 125 Recipes For Eating Every Day Like It Is The Weekend."")"

  • Tyler Perry.

  • The Political View with ABC News' Martha Raddatz.

  • Chrissy Metz; Day of Hot Topics.

  • Clay Aiken; View Your Deal.

  • Talk show host Wendy Williams ("The Wendy Williams Show").

  • Tim Kaine; Neil deGrasse Tyson.

  • Hot Topics with Nancy Grace.

  • "The View"'s original moderator, Meredith Vieira (documentary, "Tower").

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal.

  • ABC News anchor Elizabeth Vargas.

  • Actress Sela Ward ("Graves").

  • The hosts discuss Tuesday€™s vice presidential debates, the Kardashian Paris robbery, and Hump Day Hot Topics.

  • Actress Issa Rae ("Insecure").

  • Sheryl Crow; Mindy Kaling; View Your Deal.

  • Colin Jost; Michael Che; Hayley Atwell.

  • Kellyanne Conway, Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo

  • Kiefer Sutherland

  • Robby Mook, Common

  • Day of Hot Topics; View Your Deal.

  • Actress Geena Davis.

  • Hot Topics with former View co-host of Lisa Ling ("This is Life with Lisa Ling"); a surprise musical performance.

  • Actor Anthony Anderson.

  • Actress Jamie Lee Curtis.

  • The Political View with White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett; Whoopi with Laith De La Cruz and Dominique Jackson, cast members of her new show, "Strut"; View Your Deal, with the hottest items at affordable prices.

  • Keke Palmer

  • The Beach Boys

  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt

  • Day of Hot Topics

  • Dr. Phil McGraw, Harry Connick Jr.

  • Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Gigi Hadid, Tommy Hilfiger

  • Gary Johnson

  • Day of Hot Topics.

  • Season 20 premieres with Tracy Morgan making his first daytime talk show appearance since his 2014 accident; kick-off of 20 days of surprise trip giveaways.

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There's been a lot of casting talk concerning "The View," but we're still surprised to hear about this. Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly considering a return to the show, according to a source close to "The View." The speculation is interesting, considering the fact that Rosie used to be a panelist on the show before exiting about seven years ago after some public verbal sparring matches against then co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Bids 'The View' Farewell [VIDEO]

After many rumors, it has finally come true. Elisabeth Hasselbeck has officially announced her departure of "The View". Watch her touching farewell here.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Not Being Fired from 'The View'

Fret not, folks, Elisabeth Hasselbeck is staying on "The View". Barbara Walters made an announcement at the beginning of Monday's show, dismissing any and all rumors of Elisabeth Hasselbeck's departure. So what sparked these rumors?

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Fired From 'The View!'

Elisabeth Hasselbeck has been let go from hosting "The View" due to being "too extreme and right-wing" for audiences.

Barbara Walter Recovering From Head Injury

After falling and suffering a minor head injury, Walters will not be covering the presidential inauguration tomorrow, as was planned.

Mayim Bialik vs. 'The View'

The "Big Bang" star finds that revenge is sweet after the ladies of "The View" bash her divorce.

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