05:26 AM EDT 11/27/2014
Originally posted 05/16/2014 01:55PM
Barbara Walters said goodbye to The View, the woman-powered talk show she created for ABC in 1997, Friday morning.
"I may be available for supermarket openings and charity auctions," she joked at the hour's close before going on to mention her interviews of the powerful and famous on her specials and then on to her many years as the unmistakeable head of the table on The View, on which she'll remain executive producer.
This had been billed, somewhat delicately, as Walters's farewell to daytime television, but her summing up sounded very much like a pronounced "I'm outta here!"
Originally posted 05/16/2014 06:00AM
The titans of TV came out to honor Barbara Walters, who is retiring after more than 50 years on air.
The first lady of network news is leaving The View, the show she created and has hosted ever since, after Friday's episode. Gathering at the Four Seasons in New York City on Wednesday evening were Walters's co-hosts past (Meredith Vieira, Joy Behar, Lisa Ling, Star Jones and Debbie Matenopoulos) and present (Whoopi Goldberg, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd). as well as a bevy of other stars.
Also celebrating Walters, 84, were Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Robin Roberts, Michael Douglas, Hoda Kotb, Savannah Guthrie, George Stephanopoulos and wife Ali Wentworth, Al Roker and wife Deborah Roberts and Joan Rivers.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 12:15PM
Donnie Wahlberg enlisted the help of Jenny McCarthy's son Evan in his proposal to The View host last month.
Originally posted 05/13/2014 08:30AM
There's at least one silver lining to Lamar Sally and Sherri Shepherd's divorce.
Lamar Sally told PEOPLE that he's lost "freakin' 50 pounds" as he goes through the process of separating from his wife, actress and The View regular Sherri Shepherd.
Originally posted 05/12/2014 12:30PM
Sherri Shepherd took her seat on The View's panel as usual Monday, gabbing about first openly gay NFL player Michael Sam, the latest diet fads and more.
Originally posted 05/10/2014 01:05PM
Sherri Shepherd kept her personal problems from plain view.
Originally posted 05/09/2014 07:55PM
Sherri Shepherd and her husband of almost three years, Lamar Sally, have split – and a legal fight is brewing over their unborn child.
Originally posted 05/09/2014 11:15AM
The legendary journalist leaves her pioneering talk show after 16 years
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