As of March 2015, ABC's "The View" airs at 11 a.m. ET, Monday through Friday from New York, where it is broadcast live in front of a studio audience. The show has been on air since 1997 and is produced by Barbara Walters. It features four co-hosts of different ages and backgrounds.
Whoopi Goldberg, Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace gather for round table discussions about the issues of the day facing the nation. Guests include entertainment stars as well as experts in their fields who provide insights into the topic of the day. The show's format proved to be popular and numerous other shows have adopted it, including the U.K.'s "Loose Women."