There’s a new ‘The View’ co-host in town, and her name is Sara Haines! The gorgeous ‘GMA’ weekend anchor will be joining the judges’ table next season. Here’s everything you need to know about Sara!
1. Sara is joining The View along with two other notable names.
Sara, 38, will be a main co-host alongside Joy Behar, 73, Candace Cameron Bure, 40, Paula Faris, 40, and Raven-Symoné, 30, who are all returning for season 20, our sister site Deadline reports. Jedediah Bila, 37, is joining legal analyst and The View regular Sunny Hostin, 47, as guest co-hosts. The news was announced just weeks after co-host Michelle Collins, 35, was fired after one season.
2. Sara was hired by ABC News and Good Morning America in 2013.
Sara has been an ABC News correspondent and Pop News anchor for the weekend editions of Good Morning America since 2013. There’s no word yet if she will keep her role on Good Morning America when she officially starts on The View.
3. She got her start as an NBC Page before joining the TODAY Show.
Her career started over at NBC. She was in NBC’s Page Program before joining the TODAY Show in 2002. She was initially a production coordinator before becoming a contributing correspondent during the fourth hour of TODAY.
4. She just had a baby!
Sara gave birth to her and husband Max Shifrin’s first child, Alec Richard Shifrin, in March 2016. Sara loves to post so many adorable photos of her little one on Instagram!
5. Sara’s no stranger to co-hosting The View.
Before being announced as an official co-host, Sara had been a guest co-host on the talk show over 30 times. She quickly became a fan favorite. Sara’s joining The View in its milestone year. The talk show is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and will air The View: 20 Years In the Making on Aug. 23 at 10 p.m. ET.
HollywoodLifers, do you think Sara’s a good choice to be the new View co-host? Let us know!