A “Unisex” Version of ‘The View’?

In today’s politically correct laden climate, you have to have some sort of balance… even in daytime talk shows.

New York Daily News reports that Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, the masterminds behind the ABC gabfest The View, are putting their heads together for second round table discussion show, this time making sure to inject a man’s perspective in the mix. While everything is in the ‘hush hush’ development stage of things, some goals are already for certain, such as time slot preference, shooting location preference, and a wish list of hosts to assume the daily duties on the show.

The dream time slot will be the ones that The Oprah Winfrey Show will vacate once that show ends next Spring, that way ‘nouveau’ View wouldn’t interfere with the flagship show. The preferred location would be Los Angeles to give the show a different atmosphere and feel than its potential counterpart. As you can see, the goal here is: different

The four out of five hosts Walters and Geddie are wanting to headline the potential spinoff come from all different walks of life. First up we have the dream male hosts, Filipino-American actor Alec Mapa (most known for his roles on Ugly Betty and Half & Half) and former Today Show host Bryan Gumbel. Gumbel would serve as the show’s moderator, which is currently held by Barbara Walters on The View. The female hosts Walters and Geddie are interested in are former Fox News anchor E.D. Hill and former BET news anchor Jacque Reid. The fifth seat is still being mulled upon.

A suggestion for the fifth seat? Jackie or Joan Collins. Just saying…

Again, this is all speculative since it came from a “source” close to the production to The View, but would you watch a counterpart to The View? Or do you think one is enough?

Source: The New York Daily News

Add Comment

Hit Youtube Series “Wayne” Gets Its First Trailer for Amazon Prime
A Season One Recap of “The Barbarians”
Assassin’s Creed Live-Action TV Series Will Happen at Netflix
Mindhunter Might be Too Expensive to Continue on Netflix
Darren Aronofsky’s ‘Black Swan’ (2010)
5 Must-Stream Movies to Watch on Peacock TV in October 2020
Do We Really Need A Third Creed Movie?
Who Should Play Richard Pryor in the Upcoming Biopic?
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Carter Rubin
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Cami Clune
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Paulie Calafiore
10 Things You Didn’t Know about Crystal Nelson
Elm Street
Did You Know Marvel Made a Freddy Kreuger Comic in 1989?
Five Reasons Why DeSaad Deserves a Solo Movie
What We Learned from The Batman: Three Jokers Trailer
The One DC Character Who Can’t Stand His Own Super Powers
The Top Ten Dueling Monsters In Yu-Gi-Oh!
The Top Five Yu-Gi-Oh! Villains
Vinland Saga
Why You Should Be Watching Vinland Saga
Super Anime
Check Out Mario & Luigi: Super Anime Brothers
Check Out Rambo Fight in the Mortal Kombat 11 Trailer
Guy Spends 2 Years Making a Video Game to Propose to His Girlfriend
Video Proves That Mario’s Brother Luigi is a Monster
Thirty Minutes of Rain From Thirty Different Video Games