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THE VIEW LINES UP GUEST CO-HOSTS
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ABC'S "THE VIEW" LINES UP GUEST CO-HOSTS MARY J. BLIGE, KRIS JENNER, 
YVETTE NICOLE BROWN, KATHY IRELAND, NANCY GRACE AND RAVEN-SYMONE


Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, executive producers of ABC's Emmy® award-winning talk and entertainment show, "The View" (live, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), announced today that Mary J. Blige, Kris Jenner, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kathy Ireland, Nancy Grace and Raven-Symone will each co-host one show. This marks the first time that Ms. Blige, Ms. Ireland and Ms. Jenner will co-host.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27 -- Actress and comedienne Yvette Nicole Brown currently appears as Shirley Bennett on "Community." Ms. Brown previously co-hosted on July 1, 2010. 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28 -- With a track record of eight-multi platinum albums, nine Grammy Awards (plus a staggering 29 nominations) and four American Music Awards, Mary J. Blige is only getting started. The singer returns just as fierce and compelling as ever with her 10th studio album, "My Life II... The Journey Continues (Act I)." 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 29 -- Model, actress and entrepreneur Kathy Ireland co-hosts. 

THURSDAY, MARCH 1 -- Former prosecutor-turned-television legal analyst and author Nancy Grace, host of HLN's "Nancy Grace," co-hosts. Ms. Grace previously co-hosted on July 30, 2007 and June 24, 2003. 

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 - Kris Jenner is a television personality, TV mogul and manager of daughters Khloe, Kim and Kourtney Kardashian. 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 - In March, actress Raven-Symone replaces Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier in the Broadway musical adaptation of "Sister Act." The role was made famous by Whoopi Goldberg in the 1992 film of the same name. The 26-year-old former star of Disney's "That's So Raven" last appeared on Broadway at age five. Ms. Symone previously co-hosted on August 5, 2003. 

About "The View"
"The View," a live, one-hour daily talk show from Time Square Studios, features Daytime Emmy Award-winning hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It's the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. "The View," broadcast in HDTV and produced in 2-channel stereo sound, is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on ABC.com. "The View" is produced by ABC Daytime and Ms. Walters' Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for "The Barbara Walters Specials." "The View" is directed by Mark Gentile. For breaking news and updated videos follow "The View" (@theviewtv) and hosts Barbara Walters (@BarbaraJWalters), Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg), Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar), Elisabeth Hasselbeck (@ehasselbeck) and Sherri Shepherd (@SherriEShepherd) on Twitter.™ 


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