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  • Barbara Walters to Sign Off 'The View,' Retire From TV on May 16

    Barbara Walters has set May 16 as her final appearance on ABC's daytime strip "The View" as she retires from TV journalism. Walters' 50-plus years in television will be feted that night with a two-hour primetime special on ABC. "In this business there...
  • How Barbara Walters and 'The View' Beat the Odds

    The show snuck on the air in the middle of August, using a set recycled from the defunct soap opera "The City." Nobody, not even exec producers Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, thought "The View" had much of a chance of surviving in the 11 a.m. weekday...
  • 'The View' to Feature All 11 Co-Hosts in May 15 Salute to Barbara Walters

    "The View" will bring all 11 co-hosts in the show's 17-year history together for the first time on May 15 for a farewell salute to series matriarch Barbara Walters. The live stunt should be a boon to "View" ratings, given the history of squabbles and...
  • Co-hosts to reunite on 'The View' for Barbara Walters farewell

    All 11 current and former co-hosts will be reunited on "The View" on May 15, the day before Barbara Walters retires after more than five decades in broadcast journalism, ABC announced Wednesday.  Stopping by to bid farewell will be former co-hosts Rosie...
  • Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics

    Opening Ceremony: Commentators already threaten to ruin Olympics
    NBC didn’t air the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering“Get Lucky” or T.a.T.u’s defiantly gay-friendly performance. But Friday night’s telecast of the opening ceremony for the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi...
  • Rosie O'Donnell to Return to ABC's 'The View' as Guest After Rocky Tenure

    Rosie O"Donnell and the producers of "The View" appear to have reached a détente. In a booking that is akin to having lions and lambs lay down together, ABC's "The View" said former panelist Rosie O'Donnell, whose tenure on the program was marked by...
  • 'Meredith Vieira Show' Taps Rich Sirop As Showrunner

    Rich Sirop has joined "The Meredith Vieira Show" as exec producer, reuniting the pair who previously worked together on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." Vieira's topical syndie talker from NBCUnivesal Domestic TV Distribution set to bow in the fall....
  • Tartikoff Honorees Reflect on Past, Gaze Into Future

    After expressing the requisite gratitude and humility, Lauren Zalaznick did away with the niceties at NATPE's Brandon Tartikoff Awards and asked the obvious question. "A legacy award -- really?" she said. "Shouldn't I get it when I'm really old, or...
  • 10 Things We Learned From NATPE and Real Screen Summit

    While pilot season roared on in Los Angeles, the rest of the TV biz headed to Miami Beach and Washington, D.C., last week for the annual NATPE confab and Real Screen Summit, respectively. The events, which went head to head Jan. 26-29, were a good place...
  • Meredith Vieira to Become First Woman to Host Olympics Primetime Show Solo

    Bob Costas will once again be forced to sit out NBC's Friday night coverage of the Winter Olympics and will be replaced by Meredith Vieira, the first woman to ever host the primetime coverage solo. Costas has been out sick all week with an eye infection....
  • CBS' '48 Hours' Takes On NBC's Olympics With Two-Hour New Orleans Documentary

    CBS will devote two hours to "48 Hours" this Saturday, rather than just the usual 60 minutes - the latest example of the series stretching beyond its usual structure. The venerable newsmagazine, which has been on the air since 1988, will unveil an un-...
  • Sochi Olympics: Meredith Vieira steps in for ailing Bob Costas

    With Bob Costas still recovering from an eye infection, former "Today" cohost Meredith Vieira will anchor NBC's prime-time and late-night coverage Friday of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.   "It's an honor to fill in for him," Vieira said Friday...