Since The ViewSince its debut in August 1997, more 20 women have held permanent cohosting roles on ABC’s morning talk show.
The series, which was started by Barbara WaltersThe multi-generational panel of interviewers and commentators on the news of the day from politics to entertainment, is featured on. Walters was part of the original lineup. Joy Behar, Star Jones, Meredith Vieira Debbie Matenopoulos.
In recent years, the panel has featured stars like Whoopi Goldberg, Meghan McCain and Rosie O’Donnell.
Viewers were reminded of the Emmy-winning program’s oft-tumultuous history in April 2019 with the publication of journalist Ramin Setoodeh’s Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Inside Story of The View.
The book, which featured interviews with nearly every woman who has taken a seat at the table over the years, delved into how the show often becomes news rather than simply discussing news.
In one headline-making excerpt from the book,O’Donnell admitted that she had “a little bit of a crush” on her on-air nemesis Elisabeth Hasselbeck during their time on The View, though the comedian insisted that she never wanted to act on it.
In another excerpt, Sherri Shepherd revealed that O’Donnell helped her get more money than Hasselbeck by urging her to counteroffer request more perks with the job.
Scroll down to take a look back at every The ViewCohost since 1997