Joy Behar’s rep has shut down rumors that the star is set to quit The View ahead of her 80th birthday in October. “Fake news,” her rep said Tuesday, revealing that Behar has signed another three-year deal with ABC. The new contract will keep her tied to the network until 2025. It’s unclear how much money ABC forked over for Behar, although it’s likely that it’s paying the controversial comedian a handsome, eight-figure sum.
After 21 seasons, Joy Behar has set an exit date from The View. Behar, 77, says she would like to retire as the resident liberal on the ABC daytime talk show after her contract ends in the summer of 2022.
NEW YORK (AP) — A new posting of a 2016 segment of “The View” is drawing attention to co-host Joy Behar, who in it shows a photo of herself in costume as an African woman. The 76-year-old did not mention the clip on Thursday’s show, one day after an editor for the entertainment website The […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar of “The View” apologized Tuesday for suggesting mental illness was behind claims by people that Jesus Christ talks to them, in remarks made on her show last month about Vice President Mike Pence. Her comments launched a protest that made it all the way to a shareholder’s meeting of […]
In the latest surprise on ABC’s The View, comedian Joy Behar is returning to co-host the daytime talk show as part of a massive overhaul of the show’s hosting team for its upcoming 19th season.
Will Sherri Shepherd or Joy Behar be lured back to The View? One of them will, if ABC brass have anything to say about it. They have approached the former View hosts about the prospect of returning to the faltering show. And Rosie O’Donnell is out of the loop.
The 70-year-old comedian is leaving the daytime talk show at the end of the current season in August.
Joy Behar could be the next big name headed to CNN, sources say. The comedienne and The View host was spotted at the network last week meeting with new honcho Jeff Zucker, and the meeting sparked speculation that Behar — a former Larry King Live guest host who then landed her own highly rated show on CNN’s HLN — is part of Zucker’s plans to rejuvenate the channel.
NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Behar is joining Current TV as the host of a prime-time talk show. Behar’s nightly program on cable channel HLN ended in December. Current TV announced Monday that Behar’s new talk show will begin in September and will air Monday through Thursday at 6 p.m. Eastern time. Next week she […]