The View is sending of original co-host Joy Behar in style.
At a taping of Behar's final special tribute show, to air Friday, Aug. 9 on ABC, the 70-year-old comedienne was surprised by a slew of famous friends — including Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers and former View-er Meredith Vieira —to reminisce about her 16-year run. Emceed by rumored replacement Mario Cantone, who would be the show's first full-time male panelist, the episode closes with a special performance by Tony Bennett.
Shannon Woodward, Lucas Neff
We knew it wouldn't be all grins and giggles when three networks decided to stake out comedy ground on Tuesdays this season, cannibalizing the audience with too much of a quirky thing. Sure enough, the laughter ended last week for two of the night's more offbeat sitcoms: Fox's Ben and Kate and ABC's Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, both abruptly if not unexpectedly yanked from the schedule.
If there's an upside, it's that we get more to love, at least for now, of Fox's underappreciated Raising Hope (8/7), now airing back-to-back episodes off and on for several weeks.
Tom (Bob Clendenin) has always been the saddest member of the Cul-de-Sac Crew (and we use the term "member" loosely). But it seems as though things are picking up for the clingy neighbor!
Ali Wentworth has been tapped to play a love interest for Tom when Cougar Town returns on TBS in 2013, TV Line reports.
Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers
Kelly Osbourne, Joan Rivers and others will join the roundtable discussion on The View as guest hosts, ABC announced Thursday.
Rivers, who has appeared on the show more than...