Barbara Walters

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  • Birth Name: Barbara Jill Waters
  • Birth Place: Boston, MA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 09/25/1929, Libra
  • Profession: Broadcast journalist; anchor; TV host; producer
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6 Behind-the-Scenes Moments You Didn't See on the Premiere of the New View

The View has ushered in a new season with a new set, new hosts and a very obvious new direction.

 

Season 18 began with Whoopi GoldbergRosie PerezRosie O'Donnell and Nicolle Wallace praising the throne — literally — of Barbara Walters.read more

Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Jackman, Other Celebs Attend Joan Rivers’ Funeral

Joan Rivers' funeral Sunday in New York City was a star-studded event — and, by all accounts, exactly the kind of glitzy, laugh-filled celebration she would have wanted.

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Did Katie Couric Accuse Diane Sawyer of Trading Sex for Stories?

A forthcoming book about newswomen Katie CouricDiane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour hints that there may be something more than a professional rivalry between Couric and Sawyer.

In The News Sorority, which will be released on September 30, author Sheila Weller alleges that Couric once made a snarky comment about Sawyer, implying that the ABC World News anchor trades sex for stories. read more

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Kara DioGuardi speaks on the View about Adam Lambert's sexuality
Sherri's Disney Cruise
Lennon and Maisy Stella Interviews
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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Barbara Walters TV Show Series, Subject (person only)
2013 Makers TV Show Series, Remarks by
2012 Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr. TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Finding Your Roots TV Show Series, Appearing
2012 Daytime Emmy Awards TV Show Series, Appearing

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Jenny McCarthy: Rosie O’Donnell Will Bring "Fire" Back to The View

Jenny McCarthy believes Rosie O'Donnell will light a spark under The View when she returns to the chat show this fall.

McCarthy was a bit more diplomatic than her former co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck when reacting to O'Donnell's re-hiring. "I knew they were looking to bring some heat to the table and there is no doubt that with Rosie there will be some heat," McCarthy told reporters Friday at an event in Las Vegas, according to Us Weekly. read more

ABC Confirms Rosie O'Donnell's Return to The View

Rosie O'Donnell is officially returning to The View.

After reports surfaced earlier this week that O'Donnell was in negotiations to come back to the show, ABC confirmed the news Thursday via Twitter. (Apparently the objections of O'Donnell's nemesis, former View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck, fell on deaf ears.)

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Report: Rosie O'Donnell Is Returning to The View

Rosie O'Donnell is officially returning to The ViewTMZ reports. Representatives for O'Donnell and the show finalized an agreement Tuesday to bring the former co-host back, according to TMZ.

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Ask Matt: Orange and the Emmys, Leftovers, Last Ship, View Shake-Up, and More

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: With Emmy nominations coming up, I had a few questions about Orange Is the New Black. What effect if any do you think Season 2 airing just around the time of Emmy voting will have on the show? Thankfully, Season 2 seems to have lived up to its predecessor in the eyes of the critics (I thought the season overall might have even been better than the first), and performances by cast members like Uzo Aduba (Suzanne "Crazy Eyes") and Samira Wiley (Poussey) blew me out of the water, but if the season didn't live up to expectations, could it have possibly hurt the show in the nominations process this year as well as next? And do you think the fantastic performances by Aduba and Wiley this season could potentially help them as they try to get nominated for their work on the first season? — Kevin

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Is Mario Cantone Joining The View?

Now that The View is done cleaning house, the daytime chat fest is reportedly looking to a few familiar faces to fill those empty chairs.

The New York Post's Page Six reports that frequent guest host and comedian Mario Cantone has been offered a ... read more

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