6 episodes

Hear candid and revealing conversations, never-before-heard stories, first-hand details behind headline-making controversies and moments that firmly cemented "The View" in pop culture history from the incredible women who have had a seat at the table. Starting September 14, "The View" will debut "Behind The Table," a special series featuring former and current co-hosts for an extraordinary look inside the talk show that has been making headlines since Barbara Walters first uttered the phrase, "I had this idea for a show."

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    • 4.8 • 53 Ratings

Hear candid and revealing conversations, never-before-heard stories, first-hand details behind headline-making controversies and moments that firmly cemented "The View" in pop culture history from the incredible women who have had a seat at the table. Starting September 14, "The View" will debut "Behind The Table," a special series featuring former and current co-hosts for an extraordinary look inside the talk show that has been making headlines since Barbara Walters first uttered the phrase, "I had this idea for a show."

    Raven-Symoné, Candace Cameron Bure & Sara Haines

    Raven-Symoné, Candace Cameron Bure & Sara Haines

    Raven and Candace became famous as successful child stars and they both joined the show as co-hosts in 2015, sharing the table with Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Paula Faris, Michelle Collins, and Sara Haines. They both made the decision to leave the show after one season. This week, Sara Haines talks with them about all the ups and downs Raven and Candace experienced together – from their toughest moments, to the pressure they felt to speak up for certain communities, and how the 2016 election changed everything for them.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Nicolle Wallace & Whoopi Goldberg

    Nicolle Wallace & Whoopi Goldberg

    After a successful career in politics, Nicolle Wallace joined The View in 2014. She and co-host Whoopi Goldberg, who are still close friends today, discuss the impact co-hosting for one season had on her career, her relationship with fellow co-host at the time Rosie O’Donnell, and the advice show creator Barbara Walters gave her after she left The View.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 32 min
    Lisa Ling & Sara Haines

    Lisa Ling & Sara Haines

    Lisa Ling joined The View in 1999 at just 26 years old and spent three years on the panel — she and co-host Sara Haines talk about their time on the show. They share their fond memories of the show’s creator Barbara Walters and look back on some of the craziest moments on air! Hear Lisa discuss the one moment she regrets on the show and listen to Sara reflect on her early days guest co-hosting the show and her decision to come back on the panel after leaving in 2018.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 52 min
    Sherri Shepherd & Sunny Hostin

    Sherri Shepherd & Sunny Hostin

    Sherri Shepherd co-hosted "The View" for seven years and she sat down with co-host Sunny Hostin to share about the ups and downs of her time at the Hot Topics table! From being hired after guest co-hosting on the epic Rosie O'Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck split-screen day to revisiting her infamous "Earth is flat" comment, Shepherd gets candid on how the show made a lasting impact on her life and the lessons she learned from show creator Barbara Walters. Though they were never on the panel together, they discuss their friendship and Hostin shares why she commended Shepherd for the advice she gave when Hostin became a part of the show.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 51 min
    Meredith Vieira & Joy Behar

    Meredith Vieira & Joy Behar

    As two of the original five co-hosts on "The View" in 1997, Meredith Vieira and Joy Behar have seen it all! From being hired by Barbara Walters, to leaving, and even Behar returning to the daytime talk show, the two friends discuss how their experience on the show has changed them and reflect on how the show has evolved over the years. Hear about their dressing room chats and go behind the scenes of the moments that made "The View" what it is today.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 45 min
    Introducing 'The View: Behind the Table'

    Introducing 'The View: Behind the Table'

    Starting Sept. 14, The View will debut “Behind The Table,” a special podcast series featuring former and current co-hosts for an extraordinary look inside the talk show that has been making headlines since Barbara Walters first uttered the phrase, “I had this idea for a show.” Hear candid and revealing conversations, never-before-heard stories, first-hand details behind headline-making controversies and moments that firmly cemented The View in pop culture history from the incredible women who have had a seat at the table.
    Listen to "The View" weekdays on your favorite podcast app! Just search for "The View" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you like to listen. For more: https://abcaudio.com/podcasts/the-view

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
53 Ratings

53 Ratings

Livinan ,

So Enjoyable!

2 episodes in and I cannot wait for the next. So fun and interesting to hear the behind the scene ‘stuff’ and what it has meant, and how it has effected them individually to be hosts of ‘The View’…the common thread is Baba Walters scared the bejesus out of them lol. Thanks for doing this!

tzippadevorah ,

Feeling better

Thanks for a very enjoyable conversation. Two of my favourites having a fun chat. You both make the time spent listening to you feel better

larrysark ,

Good podcast

I enjoyed listening to this podcast. I always liked the watching the view and this gives a better experience of how the view was over the years. The two hosts in this podcasts were good hosts on the view too. Keep up the good work on this podcast,for sure.

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