Katharine Mc Phee The most recent celeb to join the cheating wives club is American Idol alum Katharine Mc Phee Last year she was caught kissing her Smash director, Michael Morris.Mc Phee and her husband, Nick Cokas, had supposedly separated for a bit while working on their marriage, but it didn't stop her from getting close to Morris. Sara Haines is boarding “The View” as a permanent co-host when Season 20 kicks off this fall.Haines joins returning co-hosts Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris, Raven-Symoné, and moderator Whoopi Goldberg, who will all be back for Season 20, ABC confirmed on Wednesday.When Nicolle Wallace was hired as a co-host of “The View” last September, ABC executives told her they wanted an intelligent, measured Republican at the Hot Topics table opposite Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O’Donnell and Rosie Perez. If you’re dating the quarterback and then you go out with the hockey player, you just go to the hockey games. But season 18 turned out to be a tumultuous year for the show, with ratings down 16% compared to the second quarter in 2014. ABC News and daytime bosses fought a tug-of-war for oversight of “The View,” until Disney/ABC Television Group president Ben Sherwood handed the reins to the news division in October, and O’Donnell exited in January, citing health concerns as a result of a chaotic work environment.
Bush, received props from viewers and the staff for her laidback style, executives under ABC News president James Goldston decided in the spring that they were dissatisfied that she didn’t bicker with her co-hosts during Hot Topics. Even at MSNBC as a contributor, there’s a lot of conversation and collaboration, but I’d never worked in daytime. They asked me to be on “The View” for one day a week. Everywhere I go, people stop me and they’re like, “Where can we send a letter? There were some extraordinary and dramatic moments during the Rosie O’Donnell part of the season. She was really intense, and that intensity could be really uncomfortable. And listen, maybe this is where I failed in the eyes of the executives who hired me. After Elisabeth Hasselbeck, there was this template that the Republican had to be fighting with all her other co-hosts. I’m from a political party that represents half the country. Those were the shows that made me feel like I was doing something useful with my morning. When they did finally come and talk to me, I said, “I wish the show the best.
But they never gave Wallace a single note — good or bad — all season about her performance. What did ABC tell you when they finally called you? The night your second story ran, they summoned my agent and told me they’d like to consider me for a contributor role, and they also made me an offer at ABC News to do the conventions and debates. I felt like if it had been two days a week or enough time to have more of a presence, I’d consider it. ” I’m like, “Don’t send a letter — you’re going to get me in trouble.” Then I think, “Why am I protecting these people? I was standing there and all this crazy stuff was happening, but I didn’t know anything different. I don’t think she felt it was what she signed up for, so there was some exasperation. I never really thought that anyone thought there was just one kind of Republican woman. The real-people stories we did stayed with me longer. But you did lose your happiest employee.” I was happy to be on every show. I called her before my last show and she was generous and kind, and asked me if I heard I was getting fired in .
In July, Wallace was caught off-guard when she learned from a after she signed off from “The View,” and turned down a role to appear on the show once a week. But I was surprised to learn in the press about their decision not to bring me back. They fired me.” Why did you ever want to do “The View”? Everybody wants to do “The View.” It’s this iconic show. I never went to work and thought, “How can I be more like Elisabeth? If I had been trying to be something else, I never could have pulled it off. The one thing I think that is the most important to your success is the support of executives you work for, and she has that. When actors came in, they all wanted to meet Rosie Perez and Whoopi. Jeff Garlin taking his pants off was the single funniest thing that happened on the show. I sat down at 11 o’clock next to Whoopi Goldberg, feeling like I’d won the lottery every time.
“As we prepare for season 20 of ‘The View,’ we will take a look back at its remarkable history,” said Walters.
“In our primetime special, celebrating this event, you will see the legacy of the program.