VIDEO: Watch Rosie O'Donnell's Return Visit to ABC's THE VIEW
Emmy Award-winner Rosie O'Donnell returned to ABC's The View, today, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET). The appearance marks the first time O'Donnell appeared on The Talk show since moderating Season 10 (2006-2007).
During her apearance, the actress talked about her current guest-starring role on ABC Family's "The Fosters." She also gave her opinion on recent sexual allegations against famed director Woody Allen. Watch clips from today's appearance below!
In making the announcement of O'Donnell's return Ms. Walters said, "I have great affection for Rosie and we have remained in contact through the years. I am happy to welcome her back to the program. She is always a lively and engaging guest and a part of the show's successful history."
O'Donnell is currently guest-starring on ABC Family's hit series, The Fosters as Rita Henricks, a tough yet compassionate woman who works in the foster care system and is a mentor to a member of the Foster family. O'Donnell's first appearance on January 20 helped The Fosters to garner a series high in total viewers. The actress and talk show host has appeared on Broadway in 'Grease,' 'Seussical' and 'Fiddler on the Roof.'
About The View:
"The View," recipient of the 2003 Daytime Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Talk Show," is ABC Daytime's morning chatfest, featuring a team of dynamic women of different ages, experiences and backgrounds discussing the most exciting events of the day. The program has received critical acclaim since premiering August 11, 1997. It's broadcast live weekdays from New York City (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET; CLOSED-CAPTIONED; broadcast in stereo; TV-14).
"The View" features Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy. "The View" consists of hot topics in the news, the best experts in their field, celebrity interviews and general entertainment. The program is now in its 17th season on ABC.
The 2013-2014 season will mark Barbara Walters farewell season on the daytime show she created as she celebrates her final year on broadcast television. Ms. Walters' unparalleled career began in 1961 as a writer and on-the-air reporter for the "Today Show."