via press release:


Spectacular On-Air Video Retrospective Highlighting Memorable Moments

and “Firsts” from the Past 12 Months Are Showcased, August 5

In celebration of Season 13 of ABC’s Emmy® Award-winning talk and entertainment program, “The View,” coming to a close on FRIDAY, AUGUST 6 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), below are some memorable moments and “firsts” from the past 12 months, many of which are to be featured during a spectacular on-air video retrospective set to air during the last live show of the season on THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, featuring guests Lorraine Bracco (“Rizzoli & Isles”) and Vanessa Marcil Giovinazzo (ABC’s “General Hospital”). Snoop Dogg, his wife, Shante Broadus, and daughter Cori Broadus, as well as Justin Willman (Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars”) close out the season on Friday.

“The View” returns live, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, marking Creator/Executive Producer and Co-Host Barbara Walters’ official return to the program.


  • Historic appearance from President Barack Obama (the first time a sitting President visits a daytime television talk show)
  • Appearance from Vice President Joe Biden
  • Nationally televised appearance from Barbara Walters since her heart surgery (live via Skype™)
  • Historic two-day music event for “The View,” as Justin Bieber becomes the first guest to ever make two consecutive appearances and musical performances
  • Appearance from James Franco
  • Time Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd moderate for one day
  • Hot Topics featured guest participant Elton John
  • Male guest to moderate “The View,” Bryant Gumbel
  • Appearance from Betty White
  • Time “The View” uses male moderators and co-hosts together for “SHE Said, HE said”
  • Exclusive announcement from Barbara Walters that she will have heart valve replacement surgery
  • Exclusive brief return from Barbara Walters for historic President Barack Obama taping
  • Vanessa Redgrave talks in her first and only interview since sister Lynn Redgrave’s death
  • Guest appearance from Bristol Palin
  • Time Barbara Walters and “Iron Mike” Tyson speak since 1998 bombshell interview
  • Guest appearance from Robert Pattinson
  • Guest appearance guest from Mitt Romney
  • Guest appearance from Nadya Suleman (“Octomom”)
  • Guest appearance from Senator Evan Bayh
  • Guest appearance from the cast of the MTV’s “Jersey Shore”
  • Conservative journalist E.D. Hill tells her story exclusively to “The View” of her decision to undergo a double mastectomy
  • Celebrity guest co-host appearance from Victoria Beckham
  • Celebrity guest appearance from Jeremy Renner (“The Hurt Locker”)
  • Guest appearance from Jenny Sanford
  • Guest appearance from Gayle Haggard
  • Appearance from Andrew and Cheri Young
  • Exclusive behind the scenes of Whoopi in Disney’s “The Lion King” on Broadway
  • Appearance form New York Governor David Paterson
  • Celebrity guest appearance from Adam Lambert
  • Rachel Campos returns to co-host
  • Lisa Ling comes home to co-host
  • Dame Edna co-hosts
  • Guest appearance from David Beckham
  • Former South Carolina Governor Jenny Sanford co-hosts
  • Heidi Montag co-hosts
  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck chats live with her co-hosts since birth of her son, Isaiah
  • Guest co-host LaToya Jackson
  • Only daytime TV talk show appearance from former NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani on 9/11/09
  • Exclusive joint interview with Rod & Patti Blajoveich
  • Kate Gosselin co-hosts
  • Guest co-host appearance from Gabourey Sidibe (“Precious”)

“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 humble 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 “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. Musical performances produced and directed by Mark Gentile. For breaking news and updated videos follow “The View” (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) and Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) on Twitter.™

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