via press release:
ABC’S “THE VIEW” KICKS OFF SEASON 16 WITH A STELLAR LINEUP OF CELEBRITY GUESTS
Richard Gere Makes His First Appearance, Live, September 14
Justin Bieber’s Mother, Pattie Mallette, Live, September 19
Former “Pretty In Pink” Stars Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men”) and Andrew McCarthy
(author, The Longest Way Home), Live, September 18
ABC’s Emmy® Award-winning talk show “The View” returns live, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 (11:00a.m. – 12:00 noon, ET), kicking off a month of exciting celebrity guests. Award-winning actor Richard Gere will make his first appearance on “The View” September 14 to discuss his new film, “Arbitrage.” Patti Mallette (a.k.a. Justin Bieber’s mother) joins the co-hosts live on September 19 to discuss her book, Nowhere But Up: The Story of Justin Bieber’s Mom, and shares her incredible journey with her superstar son. Actors Jon Cryer (“Two and a Half Men”) and Andrew McCarthy (author, The Longest Way Home) — who coincidentally starred together in the 1986 romantic teen comedy/drama, “Pretty in Pink” — are featured guests, live, September 18.
Also slated to appear in the coming weeks: Oscar-winning actress/singer Jennifer Hudson, reality star Kim Kardashian (“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”), professional basketball player Dwayne Wade (author, A Father First), actress Amy Adams and “Bachelorette” stars Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher and Lizzy Caplan.
Season 16 will also feature the continuation of the popular segments “Joy’s Month in Review” and “Reality Show Round Up,” and the return of “Guy Day Friday.” With the upcoming Presidential election, the show’s “Red, White and View” campaign will kick into high gear.
About “The View”: “The View,” a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC, 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 ABC.com. “The View” is produced by ABC 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. For breaking news and updated videos follow “The View” (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) and Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) on Twitter.™