Earlier this week, ABC revealed that Sherri Shepherd and Joy Behar will be joining The View hosts, Whoopi Goldberg, Michelle Collins, Raven-Symoné, Paula Faris and Candace Cameron Bure.
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The View confirmed, in a recent Twitter post, that Shepherd and Behar are coming back for season 19, premiering on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The two exited the show more than a year ago.
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Shepherd will be back as a contributor to the show alongside Stacy London, Padma Lakshmi, Molly Sims and Ana Navarro to tackle life style, health and politics.
Behar will return as co-host. She admits she is happy to be back home. The new co-host cannot wait to share her opinion about hot topics especially politics.
Executive producer and program creator, Barbara Walters expressed her happiness and excitement for the upcoming season, "As The View embarks on a remarkable 19th season, I am extremely proud to see the legacy of smart and diverse women engaging in entertaining and thought-provoking conversation continue.”
Meanwhile, Cameron-Bure said she is honored to be working alongside “such a strong group of bright and opinionated women.” She described the upcoming season as an "exciting journey" that she wants to share with the followers of the talk show.
Viewers are curious to see how hosts, Cameron-Bure and Behar will spice up the daytime talk show as the former is an outspoken conservative evangelical. Also, how will Shepherd carry out her job as a contributor after a year of absence?
The show’s executive producer, Bill Wolff said they are looking forward to discussing more relevant topics including pop culture, humor, and politics and anything that their audience will love.
Expect juicy insights from the hosts as The View starts season 19 with new members.