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  • ‘The View’ Completes Panel With Addition of Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace!

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    AJBR/JPI Studios
    The wait is over: ABC’s daytime talk show, “The View,” has completed its much-buzzed-about panel with the addition of actress Rosie Perez and political commentator Nicolle Wallace!
  • ABC’s Reinvention Plan For ‘The View’ Continues With the Naming of New Senior Executive Team

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    As previously reported, ABC's "The View" is currently in reinvention mode. While it gets ready to launch its new season on Monday, September 15, the show will not only have a new studio, new color scheme and logo, it'll also have a new behind the scenes executive team who will spearhead the production of the talk show with c0-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell leading the way in front of the camera. The network officially announced that Bill Wolff, previously of "The Rachel Maddow Show," will take over as executive producer. He succeeds Bill Geddie, who helmed the show from its beginnings in 1997 until this past season. Brian Balthazar, who helped launch the fourth hour of "The Today Show" has been appointed co-executive producer.
  • ABC Reinventing ‘The View’ with New Set, New Studio, New Logo and More

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    Disney/ABC Television Group
    "ABC’s commitment to reinventing their popular franchise, 'The View,' and evolving the talk show creatively is underway and it’s all building to the much-anticipated season premiere on Monday, September 15," was the beginning of a bold statement this morning from ABC that highlights several major changes in store for the original forum for lively conversations generated from entertainment, social media, politics, family, sex and relationships as well as beauty and fashion. Such changes include the show moving from its longtime West 66th Street studio to the ABC Broadcast Center on 67th Street near Central Park along with a new color scheme and logo, marking the first time in the show’s history that it has changed significantly.. Per the network, the new studio will now house a visually stunning, contemporary state-of-the-art set designed in the round and offering the addition of an on-camera social media station allowing the hosts to interact in real time with viewers.
  • ‘The Talk’ Beats ‘The View’ In Key Demos For Second Time!

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    CBS Daytime’s talk show, “The Talk,” is on a roll: The daytime show beat popular ABC talker “The View” in ratings for the first time ever last month, and they’ve done it again!
  • ‘The Talk’ Trumps ‘The View’ In Key Demos For First Time Ever

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    James White/CBS
    CBS’ daytime show “The Talk” continues to gain speed, and for the first time in its nearly four years on the air, it beat ABC’s “The View” in key demos!
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: Kathy Griffin Named Host of Telecast

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    She hosted her own talk show on Bravo last year and she's co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve countdown presentation alongside Anderson Cooper over the last couple of years, but it's her signing on as host of "The 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards" that promises to be one of the most memorable acts by comedian, actress, writer and producer, Kathy Griffin. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced today that Griffin will host daytime's biggest night for the first time on Sunday, June 22.
  • UPDATE: ‘Everything Is Possible’ For Jonathan Jackson + Enation; Band Set To Make National Debut on ‘The View’ and ‘The Better Show’

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    Fans who've attended the "General Hospital" fan club weekend over the years have had the pleasure of experiencing music by former "GH" star Jonathan Jackson (ex-Lucky Spencer) and his Enation band. Surprisingly enough, the band, which includes Jackson's real-life brother, Richard Lee, and Daniel Sweatt, have yet to perform in front of a national audience. That will soon change when they perform their new single, "Everything Is Possible," from their upcoming fall 2014 album, on ABC's "The View" and the syndicated/online talk show, "The Better Show," co-hosted by former "All My Children" actress Rebecca Budig (ex-Greenlee Smythe).
  • RATINGS: ‘GH’ Attracts Largest May Sweeps Audience in Seven Years in Total Viewers

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    For the just concluded May Sweeps ratings period, ABC's "General Hospital" attracted its largest audience in seven years in Total Viewers (3.068 million) and best performance in three years in Women 18-49 (747,000/1.2 rating) and Women 25-54 (999,000/1.6 rating) – since May Sweeps 2007 and 2011, respectively. The soap ranked as the #1 daytime show in Women 18-49 (tied in rating). Further, "GH" stood as the #1 program in Women 18-34 (252,000/0.7 rating), hitting a 4 year high in the demo – since May Sweeps 2010.
  • RATINGS: Including Ties, ABC Leads Daytime in Key Sales Demos; ‘GH’ Tops in Women 18-34; Barbara Walters ‘View’ Send Off Strong

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    For the week of May 12-16, 2014, ABC Daytime ranked #1 in Women 18-34 (199,000/0.6 rating) and Women 25-54 (784,000/1.3 rating) and tied for #1 in Women 18-49 (610,000/1.0 rating), per newly released Nielsen Media Research ratings data. The network hit a 10–week highs in Total Viewers (3.2 million) and Women 18-34, and 7–week highs in Women 18-49 and in Women 25-54 – since weeks of 3/3/14 and 3/24/14, respectively.
  • DAYTIME EMMYS: Breakdown of Nominees by Network and Show

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    National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
    In case you were wondering how the networks and the shows stacked up when nominees for the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were announced this morning, Soap Opera Network has you covered! As previously reported, CBS leads the pack with 61 nominations overall with "The Young and the Restless" in particular leading all shows with 26 nominations. But, how do the other networks and shows stack up?