Samantha Harris by Carol Kaelson/ABC Samantha Harris by Carol Kaelson/ABC
Dancing with the Stars ' Samantha Harris will guest-host ABC's The View this Thursday and Friday, as the daytime talker scrambles to accommodate the fast-tracked maternity leave of Elisabeth Hasselbeck. (Following Tuesday's taping, Hasselbeck is rushing off to Arizona, where hubby Tim is tackling a brand-new NFL quarterbacking gig.) As previously reported in the Soaps News blog, One Life to Live sweetheart Kassie DePaiva is Liz's first fill-in, on Wednesday. Also, as part of its sweeps plan, starting Nov.1 and continuing each subsequent Thursday, Viewers will be treated to a dance from couples voted off DWTS. The month also will feature such guests as Jerry Seinfeld, Peter Krause, Keri Russell, David Spade, Teri Hatcher, Steve Martin, Jason Bateman, Jorja Fox and Marcia Cross.