The View Co-Host Time Line – 19 Years – 17 Co-Hosts – Through the Years – Comings and Goings

By on September 8, 2015
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The View is celebrating its 19th season when it returns on Tuesday, September 8, 2015. In 19 seasons, the show has seen 17 co-hosts at the round table. Unless you are a die hard fan of the daytime talk show or have an amazing memory, you may be wondering who has passed through the daytime series – thankfully, Have U Heard has done the research for you.

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Check out who has hosted the show throughout the 19 years of the show.

Season 1 of The View
Four co-hosts of the show: Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, and Barbara Walters. Walters and Joy Behar initially took turns as the fourth co-host but Behar soon became a full-time co-host.

Season 2 of The View
Five co-hosts of the show: Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, Barbara Walters and Joy Behar

Season 3 of The View
Five co-hosts – Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar and Lisa Ling. Ling replaced Debbie Matenopoulos.

Season 4 and 5 of The View
Five co-hosts – Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar and Lisa Ling.

Season 6 РSeason 9 of The View 
Five co-hosts – Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Barbara Walters, Joy Behar and Elizabeth Hasselbeck.
Lisa Ling left the show
Elizabeth Hasselbeck joined the show

Season 10 of The View
Four co-hosts: Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Rosie O’Donnell.
Meredith Vieira and Star Jones left the show
Rosie O’Donnell joined the show

Rosie left after a huge fight with Elisabeth Hasselbeck – read about it here!

Season 11 – Season 16 of The View
Five co-hosts: Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd
Rosie O’Donnell left the show
Whoopi Goldberg and Sherri Shepherd joined the show

Season 17 of The View
Four co-hosts: Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy
Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck left the show
Jenny McCarthy joined the show

Season 18 of The View – the real shakeup
Five co-hosts: Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie O’Donnell, Michelle Collins
Whoopi Goldberg was the only original cast member to remain following season 17
Barbara Walters, Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy left the show
Rosie Perez, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie O’Donnell (for part of the season), Raven-Symone, Michelle Collins (came at the end of the season)

We have all the details to the 18th season shakeup of The View here!

Season 19 of The View
Whoopi Goldberg, Candace Cameron-Bure, Joy Behar, Paula Farris, Raven-Symone, Michelle Collins
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace left the show
Candace Cameron-Bure and Paula Farris joined the show
1st season of Contributors:

The ratings took a dive during season 16. Since then there have been a lot of comings and goings on The View. It’s hard to remember the earlier co-hosts. The new season begins Tuesday, September 8, 2015 – it would be nice to see the co-hosts stick around for a bit. This revolving door is very hard to follow. The show is also bringing on contributors for the 19th season. Hopefully that helps.

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