THE View has made a major change to the show’s Friday format.
After spending several weeks without writers, the talk show welcomed guests instead of just offering a full hour of hot topics.
On the May 12 episode The view The panel discussed two to three hot topics before moving on to polling top actresses.
There are usually no guests on Fridays and only the hosts engage in the day’s popular discussions.
Whoopi Goldberg was still absent, like every Friday.
The interview took up about 20 minutes of the show instead of the women discussing another hot topic or two.
At the end of the show, Alyssa Farah Griffin and Sara Haines helmed the “View Your Deal” segment.
The show’s sudden change comes about a week and a half after the Writer’s Guild of America went on strike for higher wages.
“The View” continued without authors and lacked content.
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On May 2, Whoopi revealed that big change That came on the morning talk show.
At the beginning of the show on Tuesday Whoopi tried to dampen the cheers of the crowd.
“So you know how we always talk about how we’re very different from most other shows?” she said, looking at her co-hosts.
“As you know, there’s a writers’ strike going on right now, so we don’t have any writers, ok?”
The other co-hosts nodded as Whoopi continued talking.
She continued, “Well, you’re going to hear how it would be if it was, you know, pimped up now.”
The crowd laughed beforehand Joy Behar interfered.
“We don’t have any writers today. Usually we have writers. It’s not that we never have writers,” she said.
“That’s because you’re not listening,” Whoopi joked.
“That’s why we need writers” Alyssa Farah Griffin clapped back.
The Writers Guild of America strike this Monday evening.
“Although we negotiated with the intention of making a fair deal – and although your vote to strike has put us under pressure to make some profits – given the existential crisis writers are facing, studios’ reactions to our proposals have been complete inadequate,” the WGA said in a message to members.
“We must now use the greatest possible influence to get a fair contract by holding back our workers.”
This strike does not affect sitcoms or shows that have already been taped and written.
However, it does affect live shows and those that have not yet been filmed.
This contains Saturday night live.
As the title suggests, the show is filmed live and many writers work behind the scenes throughout the week to make it the show it is.
The strike has already halted production on numerous late-night talk shows, including The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonLate Night with Seth Meyers and The Daily Show.
Weekly shows like SNL, Real Time with Bill Maher and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver will also be affected meeting.
“Both HBO shows will be cancelled, however a final decision on SNL is expected to be made later in the week,” the outlet reported.
It most likely also affects shows like The View Live with Kelly and Mark.