Regis Philbin & More to Welcome Back Barbara Walters on Next Week's THE VIEW
Surprises are in store and an appearance from Regis Philbin when Barbara Walters, executive producer, co-host and creator of ABC's THE VIEW, (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), returns live MONDAY, MARCH 4. On the February 26 installment of "The View," Ms. Walters called in live to share the news of her recovery from chicken pox with pals Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd and Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Walters last appeared on the show on January 18.On MONDAY, MARCH 4, "The Year of the Viewer" (@theviewtv #asktheview) continues when the title of "Hilarious Teacher" is awarded to one of five finalists who competed in "The View's" official "How Funny Are You?" contest. Scheduled guests for the week of March 4-8 are as follows (subject to change):MONDAY, MARCH 4 - "The View" hosts welcome back Barbara Walters; Regis Philbin guests; actress Holland Taylor ("Two and a Half Men'); the grand prize winner is announced in "The View's" "How Funny Are You?" contest. TUESDAY, MARCH 5 - Actor and comedian Martin Short; the truth about sugar with Dr. Lindsey Duncan; "Viral Video of the Day." WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 - Actress Lea Michele ("Glee"); supermarket guru Phil Lempert with his guide to the best frozen foods; "Viral Video of the Day." THURSDAY, MARCH 7 - Actress Lily Tomlin (ABC's "Malibu Country"), Dr. Gail Saltz discusses the female sex drive; "Viral Video of the Day." FRIDAY, MARCH 8 - "Guy Day Friday" celebrity guest co-host Kevin Sorbo ("Abel's Field"); David Hyde and Sigourney Weaver (Broadway's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"); "What's it Worth?" -- real estate expert Michael Corbett tests the co-hosts on property values; "Viral Video of the Day." About "The View": "The View," a live, one-hour daily talk show from ABC, features Daytime Emmy Award-winning hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It's the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. "The View," broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on ABC.com. "The View" is produced by ABC and Ms. Walters' Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for "The Barbara Walters Specials." "The View" is directed by Mark Gentile. For breaking news and updated videos follow "The View" (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) and Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) on Twitter.