So Barbara Walters is leaving The View on 16 May 2014. And of course ABC has planned a massive farewell/tribute show for her. If Oprah got one, surely Barb needs one too?
Anyway, ABC has revealed that all current and previous The View co-hosts, will be present on the show. At one time. Together. On one show. On Thursday, 15 May 2014. In New York City.
|Original Cats: Star Jones, Joy Behar, Meredith Vieira, Debbie Matenopoulos and Barbara Walters|
|Star Power- Clockwise from top left: Star Jones, Joy Behar, Barbara Waletrs, Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira|
|The Drama Years: Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Rosie O'Donell, Barbara Walters and Joy Behar|
|The Whoopi Years: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepard, Barbara Walter, Elisabeth Hasselbeck|
|The intellectually lacking years: Whoopi Golberg, Jenny McCarthy, Sherri Shepard and Barbara Walters|
That means, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Joy Behar, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Ling, Rosie O’Donnell, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy, Whoopi Goldberg and Barbara will be present at the live show. Now imagine if they all have a massive table, with matching mugs and have a Hot Topics segment for old times sake? We'd totally tune in for that.
As we all know by now, Barbara isn’t completely retiring. She’ll continue in the role of The View‘s executive producer alongside Bill Geddie, her producing partner of more than 25 years.
We still don't know who they'll be hiring to replace her. Let's hope it's someone from the original cast- Star Jones. or Rosie.