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'The View' Names Sara Haines New Co-Host for Season 20

by Philiana Ng 12:03 PM PDT, August 03, 2016
Playing 'The View' Names Sara Haines New Co-Host for Season 20

The View has found its new co-host.

Sara Haines has been tapped to join the ABC daytime talk show in its 20th season, alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris and Raven-Symone.

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Haines joined ABC News in 2013 and currently serves as the pop news anchor on the weekend editions of Good Morning America.

Jedediah Bila, formerly of Fox News, and Sunny Hostin, who is ABC News’ senior legal correspondent, will also contribute throughout the new season.

Ahead of the season 20 kick-off, The View plans on airing an hour-long primetime special, The View: 20 Years in the Making, celebrating two decades of the show on Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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According to ABC, the special will feature behind-the-scenes stories, celebrities’ favorite memories, the show’s most talked-about moments and reunite past co-hosts. Barbara Walters will also take part.

“We have such a smart, funny and fearless group of women who bring unparalleled passion and opinions to the hot topics table every single day,” said Candi Carter, executive producer of The View. “We have an exciting season 20 planned and plenty of surprises in store.”

The View returns Tuesday, Sept. 6 on ABC.

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