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.
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.)
Rosie O'Donnell, Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Former co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck was far from shocked when news broke thatRosie O'Donnell was reportedly returning to The View.
"I think this has been in the works for a long time," Hasselbeck said Wednesday onFox & Friends.
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 ...
All 11 past and current co-hosts of The View reunited Thursday to wish Barbara Walters well in retirement.
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.
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.
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."
Check out the biggest celebrity feuds
Demi Lovato and Giuliana Rancic
E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic has already sat down with some of Hollywood's top stars, but now the cable network is giving her a permanent place to do it. E! is set to announce Beyond Candid With Giuliana, a new series of specials set to launch next month.
Beyond Candid will premiere in February with three new one-hour interviews, starting with pop star and former Disney Channel actress Demi Lovato on Monday, Feb. 3 at 10/9c.
Other interview specials next month include one with actress Melissa Joan Hart on Monday, Feb. 17 at 10/9c; and Fox News anchor and former The View co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Monday, Feb. 24 at 10/9c.