The View ain't so rosy right now at ABC Daytime, at least not when discussing the lineup's marquee chatfest! A new report on the state of daytime from Broadcasting & Cable reveals the 16-year-old talk show has seen significant ratings dips this season. From the report:
This season, The View has declined 7% in households to a 2.6 from a 2.8 and has dropped 20% among women 25-54 to a 1.2 from a 1.5. READ MORE
Today is the day Barbara Walters will reportedly announce her retirement. According to ABC News, the groundbreaking television journalist will reveal plans to hang up the microphone in 2014, today on The View. Said Walters:
“I am very happy with my decision and look forward to a wonderful and special year ahead both on ‘The View’ and with ABC News,” she said. “I created ‘The View’ and am delighted it will last beyond my leaving it.”
Earlier this week, Jodi Arias was convicted of first degree murder in the death of her former boyfriend Travis Alexander. The shocking case of a love affair gone terrible wrong, has developed an almost OJ and Nicole type fascination among cable news outlets and on social media.
On Thursday's episode of The View, Whoopi Goldberg got fired up when talking about the type of punishment Arias deserves. Watch the clip after the jump!
The cast of one of the most popular reality series ever appeared on ABC Daytime's The View this week. Phil, Silas, Willie and Jase Robertson of A&E's monster hit Duck Dynasty were gushed over by Elisabeth Hasselbeck and even got Babs Walters to do a duck call! Watch clips from their appearance on The View after the jump! READ MORE
After years in daytime as a co-host on The View and a co-anchor on Today, is Meredith Vieira ready to take the plunge with her own daytime talk show? According to Us Weekly, Vieira is taping a pilot for NBC.
Insiders tell Us that Vieira, 59, is currently filming the pilot for her NBC show, which is in the vein of Katie Couric's ABC daytime talk show. The series has not yet been picked up, but if and when it is, it would air sometime in 2014.
Previously, The New York Times’ Brian Stelter reported Vieira was in talks with NBCUniversal for a syndicated talk show. Reportedly, if picked up, Vieira’s show could go head-to-head with either The View or Katie Couric’s Katie. Talk about intrigue in daytime. READ MORE
Erika Slezak, Vincent Irizarry and Thorsten Kaye Discuss What's to Come With AMC and OLTL Relaunch on The ViewBy Jillian Bowe on April 25, 2013
TOLN soap stars Erika Slezak, Vincent Irizarry and Thorsten Kaye stopped by The View today to chat with the ladies about All My Children and One Life To Live being revived and brought back online April 29. The actors revealed to the audience what they can expect next Monday with the new format.