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VIDEO: The View Stages Reunion with All 11 Co-Hosts

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All 11 past and current co-hosts of The View reunited Thursday to wish Barbara Walters well in retirement.

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Barbara Walters Reflects On Her Historic Career

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters started smashing the TV-news glass ceiling in 1961 when she became the first female correspondent on Today. During the following five decades, the Massachusetts native was also the first woman to cohost a morning news show (Today in 1974), to coanchor a nightly news program (ABC Evening News in 1976), and then, for 25 years, to cohost the ABC newsmagazine 20/20. She became known as the Queen of Scoop as she wrangled major stars and world leaders for her trademark in-depth interviews and produced and hosted annual Oscar specials and The 10 Most Fascinating People. Finally, Walters conquered daytime 17 years ago with The View, the all-female talk show that dares to spotlight politics as well as makeup, cooking and gossip... read more

Donald Sterling: I Was "Baited" Into Racist Remarks

Donald Sterling

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says he was "baited" into making the racist comments that have since earned him a lifetime ban from the NBA.

"When I listen to that tape, I don't even know how I can say words like that. ... I don't know why the girl had me say those things," Sterling told CNN's Anderson Cooper in an interview airing air on Monday. "I was baited. I mean, that's not the way I talk. I don't talk about people for one thing, ever. I talk about ideas and other things. I don't talk about people."

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Barbara Walters Explains Why Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Bailed on Interview

Barbara Walters

The world has been waiting to hear more from Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling after his racist remarks were made public last week. The world will have to keep waiting after Sterling canceled a scheduled interview with Barbara Walters on Friday...

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The View to Unite All 11 Co-Hosts for Barbara Walters Farewell

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All of The View's co-hosts, past and present, will unite for a special episode live on Thursday, May 15, ABC announced Wednesday. The 11 women will gather to celebrate the show's creator Barbara Walters, who will depart the show the following day.

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ABC Announces Barbara Walters' Last Day, Week-Long Series of Events to Honor Her

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters will officially vacate her chair on The View on Friday, May 16, ABC has announced.

As part of her final scheduled appearance, the network has planned a week-long series of events. Following her last day as co-host, ABC will air a two-hour special (May 16 at 9/8c), ABC: A Barbara Celebration, honoring the broadcasting icon and trailblazer. Finally, ABC News Headquarters in New York City will be named in her honor during a dedication ceremony.

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OWN Announces Darlene Love Movie Starring Toni Braxton, Octavia Spencer Miniseries

Octavia Spencer, Toni Braxton

Toni Braxton will star as Darlene Love in My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story, an upcoming TV movie about the singer that will air on OWN in December, the network announced Thursday.

In addition, Octavia Spencer will star in a two-night event miniseries tentatively titled Tulsa, about the largest race riot in U.S. history, in Tulsa, Okla. Spencer will play journalist Mattie Clay.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Barbara Walters Slam ABC on The View

Whoopi Goldberg and Barbara Walters

Whoopi Goldberg got to present at Sunday's Academy Awards, but she still says that the night could have gone better.

On Tuesday's episode of The View — Goldberg's first after returning from Los Angeles — the Oscar winner called out ABC for not inviting the women of The View to... read more

VIDEO: Rosie O'Donnell Returns to The View

Barbara Walters and Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell returns to The View on Friday for the first time since her controversial departure in 2007, but viewers can get a sneak peek of her appearance now.

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Rosie O'Donnell to Return to The View

Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell is returning to The View on Feb. 7 for the first time since her abrupt exit in 2007, ABC announced on Monday.

"I have great affection for Rosie and we have remained in contact through the years," Barbara Walters said in a statement. "I am happy to welcome her back to the program. She is always a lively and engaging guest and a part of the show's successful history."

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