Transgender Beauty Queen Jenna Talackova to Make First Live TV Appearance on ABC's THE VIEW, 4/9


Dianna Agron ("Glee"), Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie"), StEve Harvey (author, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man), Grammy® Award-winning recording artist and best-selling author Trisha Yearwood, Tina Fey ("30 Rock"), Brian Presley ("Touchback") & his wife, Erin Hershey Presley, Jeff Goldblum (Broadway's "Seminar"), Magic Johnson (Broadway's "Magic/Bird"), Krysten Ritter & Dreama Walker (ABC's "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23"), "Mob Wives'" Renee Graziano and plastic surgeon
Dr. Michael Fiorillo, musical guests Carly Rae Jepsen and Shooter Jennings, Reza Farahan, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi and Mercedes "MJ" Javid of "The Shahs of Sunset" are featured APRIL 9-13 on THE VIEW (live weekdays; 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET; broadcast live in stereo; CLOSED-CAPTIONED; TV-14).

Transgender beauty queen Jenna Talackova, who now is eligible to compete in the Miss Universe Canada pageant after originally being disqualified because of a rule stating contestants must be "naturally born" females, makes her first live appearance, Monday, April 9. Talackova will be joined by her attorney, Gloria Allred. The Donald Trump owned organization said Talackova would be allowed "provided she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada and the standards established by other international competitions."

Scheduled guests for the week of APRIL 9-13 are as follows (subject to change):

MONDAY, APRIL 9 - First live television appearance from transgender beauty queen Jenna Talackova and her attorney, Gloria Allred; Dianna Agron ("Glee"); Magic Johnson (Broadway's "Magic/Bird"); music from Canadian recording artist Carly Rae Jepsen; a sneak peek of co-host Sherri Shepherd and her partner, Val Chmerkovskiy, in their "Dancing with the Stars" rehearsal.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10 - StEve Harvey (author, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man); Krysten Ritter & Dreama Walker (ABC's "Don't Trust The B---- in Apartment 23"); "What's Trending Now" on social media sites; Sherri Shepherd, live via Skype™, from Los Angeles and ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."<

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 - Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie"); Grammy®-winning music superstar and best-selling author Trisha Yearwood.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12 - Tina Fey ("30 Rock"); "Mob Wives'" Renee Graziano and plastic surgeon
Dr. Michael Fiorillo; music from recording artist Shooter Jennings, son of Waylon Jennings; "Reality Show Roundup," featuring weekly dish on all the outrageous drama and antics of television's most popular reality shows and stars.

FRIDAY, APRIL 13 - Jeff Goldblum (Broadway's "Seminar"); Reza Farahan, Golnesa "GG" Gharachedaghi & Mercedes "MJ" Javid ("Shahs of Sunset"); products As Seen on TV; actor Brian Presley ("Touchback") and his wife, Erin Hershey Presley.

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