Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, Joy Behar, and Sunny Hostin posing for 'The View' Season 25 promo shot
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines, and Sunny Hostin | ABC/Robert Ascroft

The View is a talk show airing on the ABC network featuring a group of well-known women and their various guests. The series, created by journalist Barbara Walters, debuted in 1997.

The current panel of hosts includes Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, and Sara Haines. The show airs weekdays at 11:00 am ET.

To date, the show has seen 22 co-hosts including Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Ling, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Rosie O’Donnell, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Wallace, Rosie Perez, Raven-Symone, Michelle Collins, Candace Cameron Bure, Meghan McCain, and guest co-host Ana Navarro.

In 2009, the show’s five co-hosts—Walters, Goldberg, Behar, Hasselbeck, and Sherri Shepherd—shared a Daytime Emmy win for Outstanding Talk Show Host.


  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Talk show
  • Creator: Barbara Walters
  • Original Air Date: Aug. 11, 1997
  • Current Hosts: Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, and Sara Haines
  • Original Hosts: Barbara Walters, Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, and Joy Behar

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