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Originally posted 09/12/2014 09:15AM
They're already doing group hugs on The View.
The talk show released the first official photo of its new hosting panel to PEOPLE in anticipation of its Sept. 15 return to ABC.
Veteran panelist Whoopi Goldberg will be joined by three personalities – the returning Rosie O'Donnell, actress Rosie Perez and former MSNBC analyst Nicolle Wallace – for the show's 18th season debut.
Expect lots of getting-to-know-you talk among the newest fearsome foursome as they prepare for life without Barbara Walters, one of the show's founders in 1997. Walters left the show in May.
Originally posted 05/17/2014 09:00AM
Rosie O'Donnell's life-changing eating habits continue to be a struggle, but the comedian says she's in it to win it.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 05:40PM
After 50 continuous years on TV screens, Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to broadcast news and The View. The 84-year-old announced her plans to retire from both her hosting and ABC News anchor posts in 2013. Friday afternoon's episode of The View – the daytime talk show she started – will be Walters's final sign off.
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 05/15/2014 12:00PM
As she signs off from The View, take a look back at the pioneering newswoman's amazing 53-year television career
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 09:15AM
As David Letterman and Barbara Walters both prepare to ride off into the sunset of their respective storied careers, they're surely indulging in a little introspection.
Letterman, in particular, divulged one aspect of his career he's less than proud of to Walters during her appearance on the Late Show Wednesday.
Originally posted 05/12/2014 06:00AM
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling apologized Sunday for racist comments captured on tape, saying they were a "terrible mistake."
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