| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:01 AM
Even if Caryn Elaine Johnson had never changed her name to Whoopi Goldberg, chances are she would have made a splash. Talent will out.
The 56-year-old Goldberg, who will offer a sampling of that talent at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric on...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Barbara Walters will retire in May of next year, a source familiar with her plans told Reuters on Thursday. (Deadline Hollywood broke the story; Read it here.)
The 83-year-old executive producer and co-host of "The View" has struggled with health issues...
| May 15, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Readers of this blog know I have been grinding my teeth for years over President Obama's masterful manipulation of TV. It's not about Obama, it's about the press looking the other way, rolling over and refusing to critique and deconstruct the way Team...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Forget Barbara Walters' retirement: Rosie O'Donnell's return may mark the real end of an era on "The View."
Rosie could be the last Celebrity-with-a-capital-C to snag a seat at the table.
With the exception of creator Barbara Walters, "The View" has...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For the first time in its four-year history, CBS Daytime chatfest "The Talk" is more popular in key demos than the show that inspired it, ABC's "The View."
According to Nielsen estimates for July 8-13, "The Talk" averaged 484,000 women 18-49 (rising 38%...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Is Ann Curry destined to rub elbows every morning with Rosie O'Donnell?
The former "Today" cohost -- who tearfully exited NBC's morning show in 2012 -- is rumored to be in the running for a spot on ABC's talk show "The View," according to a report...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Jenny McCarthy had the idea for three years: Gather a group of women with personalities like hers and put on a raucous comedy show.
"I was sitting in a comedy club, and one chick made me laugh really hard," McCarthy says. "And, I said, 'Why is it always...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:07 AM
She's back! Rosie O'Donnell is returning to ABC's "The View" after a seven-year hiatus.
The former panelist fills one of the three spots vacated by Sherri Shepherd, controversial co-host Jenny McCarthy and the recently retired Barbara Walters, who...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Former co-host of "The View" Rosie O'Donnell will be back on the daytime talk show, ABC confirmed.
“It's official! ABC confirms Rosie O'Donnell returns as co-host of #TheView w/ moderatorWhoopi Goldberg for Season 18,” the show tweeted on...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before making my Emmy nomination picks.
The Skinny: So I started yesterday evening at a big industry party in a huge mansion above Beverly Hills and ended it eating at a taco truck on Olympic and La Brea. Only in L.A. kids, only in L....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
ABC Daytime execs are in the midst of a extensive search for new producers to take the reins of "The View" as the show prepares to replace most of its panelists for its 18th season.
Industry sources say execs are reaching out to a range of producers with...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:12 PM
A short time after Sherri Shepherd announced her exit from ABC's “The View,” McCarthy made her own departure announcement.
“If Sherri goes… I go too. #sisters,” she tweeted.
She then continued, “My View will be...