The View, Emmy Award-winning American talk show created by Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie and broadcast on ABC. It features a panel of women as co-hosts: Whoopi Goldberg moderates discussions and is joined by Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Sherri Shepherd and Barbara Walters, who also serves as the show’s co-executive producer.
The stated goal of The View is to showcase women with a range of perspectives. The show opens each day with “Hot Topics,” in which the co-hosts provide their commentary on the day’s top headlines in politics and entertainment.
The show is produced and shot at ABC’s studio on West 66th Street in New York City. The View airs live in the Eastern and Central Time Zones, Monday-Thursday, and is on tape most Fridays. Generally the shows receives about 3 million viewers an episode.