‘The View’: Sara Haines To Return as Co-Host for Season 24

by Jeremy Spirogis
Whoopi Goldberg and Sara Haines

Sara Haines is returning to The View, in line with experiences. The former co-host will change into a co-host on the “Hot Topics” desk when the present returns with dwell episodes in September. Haines provides a vibrant and sunny character that many followers of the speak present will like. In truth, she lately guest-co-hosted and viewers requested for her comeback.

Whoopi Goldberg and Sara Haines
Whoopi Goldberg and Sara Haines | Lou Rocco/ABc by way of Getty Images

Why is Sara Haines returning?

Haines joined The View throughout season 19 in 2016. The present had a rotating chair of TV personalities taking a flip on the “Hot Topics” desk. Haines at all times stood out as a result of not solely was she knowledgeable in regards to the newest in politics, she debated with respect and never being combative.

The journalist additionally had a background internet hosting Good Morning America, and her sunny character made her excellent for a daytime speak present. Haines departed the gabfest in 2018 to co-host a brand new third hour of GMA alongside Michael Strahan.

GMA Day appeared to wrestle throughout its first season and was revamped in its second season when it was renamed Strahan, Sara and Keke when Keke Palmer grew to become the third co-host.

Due to the pandemic, ABC shifted its focus to maintain the American public knowledgeable in regards to the newest information on the coronavirus. Although the alphabet community by no means formally canceled the present, it was not a shock that they stopped airing it.

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Sara Haines makes a comeback to ‘The View’

As ABC shifted GMA3 to maintain its viewers knowledgeable about COVID-19, Haines returned to The View as a visitor co-host. Joy Behar had taken depart through the preliminary outbreak because the present continued to be produced in-studio.

When manufacturing shifted to distant, the co-hosts got here again and Haines stopped showing. However, Meghan McCain was absent at some point and Haines was referred to as again in to fill in for her. That’s when talks a few attainable full-time return began. Fans have been delighted to see her again on display and commented on social media they wished she’d return.

It is value noting that resulting from McCain’s being pregnant, she is predicted to go on maternity depart within the coming weeks. The View additionally by no means stuffed Abby Huntsman’s spot when she left again in January. It is that this void that Variety is reporting Haines is taking on.

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When does ‘The View’ return?

It was on the finish of July that The View aired its final dwell episode. The ladies recalled the humorous moments they went by broadcasting from their houses. After the bloopers video was shared on social media, McCain added a notice confirming the present was occurring hiatus.

“Thank you for a really wild, intense but memorable season,” McCain tweeted. “Today is our final episode and we’re on hiatus for the summer time. Grateful for this platform, my co-hosts, our fearless The View staff and one of many final actually uncensored areas in all of tv. See you in September.”

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McCain confirmed that The View Season 24 would begin in September and if historical past repeats itself it could be proper after Labor Day. The day the present might probably return with dwell episodes could be on Tuesday, September 8.

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