After weeks of rumors, Abby Huntsman has officially signed on to co-host “The View.”
In a statement, the 32-year-old — who was a guest host on the show four years ago — said, “I couldn't be more be excited to return to my professional roots at ABC News. I look forward to adding my own point of view to the most interesting and successful talk show on television today. Joining the women at 'The View' really is a dream come true!”
Hilary Estey McLoughlin, senior executive producer of the show, added, “We have an exciting season ahead of us and are thrilled to welcome Abby Huntsman to 'The View.' She brings her unique life and professional experiences and has a smart, relatable and distinctive point of view on everything from pop culture to politics to parenthood. We can't wait to return to the Hot Topics table with Abby joining our panel of incredibly talented women whose diverse voices have always played a significant role in the national conversation.”
Huntsman will be joined at the table by Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Meghan McCain.
“The View” returns for the 22nd season Tuesday, September 4, on ABC.