ABC renews “The View” for 20th season
The girls on “The View” will return for another season according to ABC, the network has renewed the daytime talk show for a 20th season. Next season Candi Carter will be the executive producer of the series, a change that went into effective immediately following today’s announcement.
“This season ‘The View’ has once again been at the very heart of the political conversation and cultural conversation in America,” said James Goldston, president, ABC News. “Candi and the team have worked tirelessly to make ‘The View’ the place to be heard for an impressive roster of celebrities, politicians and people in the news.”
Carter joined the show last August, serving as the interim showrunner. She has extensive television credits with over two decades of experience, best known for her work as a senior/supervising producer at “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for over 15 years. She’s overseen a wide range of programming, from big events and musical performances to fashion and talent shows and surprise reunions. Carter executive-produced breaking news programs, specials and live town halls, including a Hurricane Katrina anniversary special, for BET.
“It’s an honor to be part of the extraordinary legacy built by Barbara Walters, the exceptional, funny and smart women at the table led by Whoopi Goldberg, and a terrific team behind the scenes,” said Carter. “Every day is a thrill.”
Under the leadership of Carter, executive consultant Hilary Estey McLoughlin and co-executive producer Brian Teta, “The View” has kicked off 2016 with its highest ratings in almost a year. “The View” has out-delivered its November Sweep performance across the board in all 6 weeks of 2016.
“The View” offers live broadcasts five days a week, the panelists are led by moderator Whoopi Goldberg, with co-hosts Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Collins, Paula Faris and Raven-Symoné.