Rosie O'Donnell, Maia Mitchell
Rosie O'Donnell is returning to The Fosters!
"I'm doing three episodes in the second half of this season," O'Donnell told TVGuide.com after the season premiere of The View. "ABC has been very nice in allowing me the time to go do that. When I took this job, I made sure I could still do The Fosters because I like being recognized by 12-year-olds at the mall. They call me [my character's name] Rita, but still I don't mind."
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O'Donnell plays the strict but compassionate social worker and house mom at Girls United who became a mentor to Callie (Maia Mitchell) when she was living there. O'Donnell appeared in five episodes in Season 1 and reprised her role for two more earlier this season, guiding Callie as she found her birth father Robert (Kerr Smith). ABC Family declined to comment.
Whoopi Goldberg, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez and Rosie O'Donnell
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 Goldberg, Rosie Perez, Rosie O'Donnell and Nicolle Wallace praising the throne — literally — of Barbara Walters.
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.
Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace
The View has found its new co-hosts.
Do the Right Thing actress Rosie Perez and political commentator Nicolle Wallace have been selected to join the ABC daytime talk show, the network confirmed late Wednesday.
"These are powerful and accomplished women from different walks of life who have ...
Sherri Shepherd officially signed off of The View after seven seasons with an episode that served as an hourlong tribute to the co-host.
The hour kicked off with Arsenio Hall joining the ladies' table and the audience chanting "Sher-ri." She then tearfully talked about being "profoundly grateful" for the opportunity.
Sherri Shepherd is leaving The View amid rumors of more changes
"This has been one of the best seven years of my life. I tell people, step out of the fear, because I didn't want to take this job, because I'm not a prosecutor, I don't know anything," she said. "I have to say my boss, Barbara Walters, pushed me. I cried in my dressing room for three years saying, 'What am I doing on this table?'"
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.
Rosie O'Donnell is officially returning to The View, TMZ reports. Representatives for O'Donnell and the show finalized an agreement Tuesday to bring the former co-host back, according to TMZ.
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 ...