ABC Renews "The View" for an Epic 20th Season and Candi Carter Named Executive Producer

ABC Renews "The View" for an Epic 20th Season and Candi Carter Named Executive Producer

ABC has renewed “The View” for an epic 20th season, and Candi Carter was officially named executive producer of “The View,” effective immediately.

“This season ‘The View’ has once again been at the very heart of the political conversation and cultural conversation in America,” said James Goldston, president, ABC News. “Candi and the team have worked tirelessly to make ‘The View’ the place to be heard for an impressive roster of celebrities, politicians and people in the news.”

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Carter joined the show last August, serving as the interim showrunner. She has extensive television credits with over two decades of experience, best known for her work as a senior/supervising producer at “The Oprah Winfrey Show” for over 15 years. She’s overseen a wide range of programming, from big events and musical performances to fashion and talent shows and surprise reunions. Carter executive-produced breaking news programs, specials and live town halls, including a Hurricane Katrina anniversary special, for BET.

“It’s an honor to be part of the extraordinary legacy built by Barbara Walters, the exceptional, funny and smart women at the table led by Whoopi Goldberg, and a terrific team behind the scenes,” said Carter. “Every day is a thrill.”

Under the leadership of Carter, executive consultant Hilary Estey McLoughlin and co-executive producer Brian Teta, “The View” has kicked off 2016 with its highest ratings in almost a year. In the most recent ratings available (the week of February 8, 2016), “The View” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (2.974 million) for the 2nd week in a row, more than tripling its lead over “The Talk” week to week (+268% -70,000 vs. 19,000 for w/o 2/1/16). In addition, “The View” (433,000) beat “The Talk” (423,000) in Women 18-49 (+8,000) for the 4th time in the last 6 weeks. “The View” has out-delivered its November Sweep performance across the board in all 6 weeks of 2016. Source: The Nielsen Company, NTI Total Viewers, Women 25-54 and Women 18-49 Live + SD weeks of 2/8/16, 2/1/16 and 2/9/15. Most Current: November 2015 Sweep (10/29-11/25/15). Averages based on regular telecasts.

“The View” (11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EST) is the place to be heard, delivering live broadcasts five days a week. A dynamic team of panelists is led by moderator Whoopi Goldberg, with co-hosts Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Michelle Collins, Paula Faris and Raven-Symoné.

For breaking news and updated videos, follow “The View” (@theview) and moderator Whoopi Goldberg (@whoopigoldberg), co-hosts Joy Behar (@joyvbehar), Candace Cameron Bure (@candacecbure), Michelle Collins (@michcoll), Paula Faris (@paulafaris) and Raven-Symoné (@ravensymone) on Twitter.

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