via press release:
“ ” SALUTES 43 YEARS OF ABC’S “ ,” JANUARY 13
Six-Time Daytime Emmy® Award Winner Erika Slezak to Co-Host
Exclusive Never-Before-Seen Footage, Plus a Sneak Peek of the Final Broadcast
The hosts of “” will commemorate “ ” (“OLTL”) with a special one-hour theme show, FRIDAY, JANUARY 13 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon), hours before the show’s final broadcast. “‘ ’ Salutes ‘ ’” will celebrate 43 years of love, passion, drama and intrigue of the generations of families from fictional Llanview, PA. Erika Slezak (“Viki Lord”), the most honored actress in daytime television, the recipient of six Daytime Emmy Awards, will serve as the show’s featured guest co-host. Legendary creator Agnes Nixon is scheduled to appear.
Guests will be announced in the coming weeks on the show’s official website abc.com/theview.
Exclusive, never-before seen footage of the final taping, interviews with special guest stars and returning cast members, surprise appearances, plus an exclusive sneak peek clip of the last show and the cast and crew uniting for their final group photograph will be featured. Special videotaped montages will showcase some of the show’s most memorable moments.
The studio audience will be filled with devoted daytime and “OLTL” fans whose passion and commitment has made this show an iconic staple of daytime television. Interested studio audience members can email their request to: TheViewSalutesOLTL@gmail.com.