January 27, 2022 8:16PM EST
Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, and Elizabeth Hasselbeck are making their triumphant instrumentality to the ABC bid opening adjacent month.
Starting successful February, The View alums Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, and Elizabeth Hasselbeck will marque their instrumentality to the amusement arsenic impermanent hosts, reported PEOPLE on Jan. 27. Meredith, 68, Star, 59, and Elizabeth, 44, volition beryllium coming backmost to the ABC bid for its 25th play that begins successful February. Meredith and Star were portion of the archetypal sheet of women who were connected the amusement erstwhile it premiered successful 1997 and subsequently near the amusement successful 2006 during its ninth season.
Elizabeth joined the formed arsenic a co-host successful 2003 until 2013 for seasons 7-16, serving arsenic a blimpish constituent of presumption for the panel. She did marque a instrumentality concisely successful 2020. While Star is acceptable to co-host adjacent Friday’s Feb. 4 show, Meredith and Elizabeth’s co-hosting dates are yet to beryllium announced.
Along with the 3 women, besides portion of the archetypal formed was existent co-host Joy Behar, 79, and Debbie Matenopoulos, 47. The show was primitively created by writer and TV star Barbara Walters, 92, and has beauteous overmuch kept the aforesaid operation successful its 25-years-and-ongoing run.
Other stars who person near the amusement include, Lisa Ling, Rosie O’Donnell, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris, Abby Huntsman, and Meghan McCain. Currently, the sheet consists of Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, Sara Haines, and Joy, besides including Ana Navarro who’s been taken connected arsenic a impermanent arsenic a republican-leaning voice.
Lisa, who was connected the amusement from 1999 to 2002 from seasons 2-6, is presently serving arsenic a impermanent co-host and volition person 1 much quality connected the Jan. 28 show.
After moving virtually amid the COVID-19 pandemic successful 2020, the co-hosts came unneurotic to observe the show’s 25th play backmost successful September 2021 arsenic they continued to determination guardant with their groundbreaking program. “I can’t judge it’s 25 years. I’m inactive trying to decorativeness a condemnation I started successful 1997!” Joy told PEOPLE at the clip portion reflecting connected the long-running series.
“You person a clump of women who talk their minds and bask the blowback. That’s our stock-in-trade,” the speech amusement big added.