via press release:
KATIE COURIC TO MAKE FIRST GUEST CO-HOST APPEARANCE
ON ABC’S “THE VIEW,” LIVE, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3
Award-Winning Journalist’s Appearance Coincides with the Final Week of Season 14
Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and television personality Katie Couric will make her first guest co-host appearance on ABC’s “The View,” live, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), it was announced today by Bill Geddie, executive producer of “The View.”
Ms. Couric’s appearance coincides with the final week of Season 14 for “The View.”
Last month it was officially announced that Disney/ABC signed the former “Today” co-anchor and most recently anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric” as host and producer of her own one-hour, nationally syndicated daytime talk show, and that she would be joining the ABC News team.
Ms. Couric is the author of the best-selling book The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, and is active on Twitter™ @katiecouric.
“The View” features Daytime Emmy Award-winning hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It’s the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. “The View,” broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on the ABC Digital Full Episode Player at ABC.com. “The View” is produced by ABC Daytime and Ms. Walters’ Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for “The Barbara Walters Specials.” “The View” is directed by Mark Gentile.
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