The View: General Hospital 50th Anniversary & Barbara Walters Retiring


The View April 1 2013

Recapo update: Here are the segments from this show.

The View is back with new shows on Monday, April 1. The guest list includes Anthony Geary, with a celebration of the 50th anniversary of General Hospital. Plus, the founder of cheating website Ashley Madison talks with the ladies.


The View: General Hospital 50th Anniversary

The View: General Hospital 50th Anniversary & Barbara Walters Retiring

For the 50th anniversary of General Hospital, actor Anthony Geary will be a guest on The View April 1. (Helga Esteb /

ABC is celebrating the 50th anniversary of General Hospital, which occurs on Monday, April 1 2013. The long-running soap debuted in 1963, and the show is being honored on various ABC shows throughout the day.

For its special occasion, General Hospital will air the Nurses Ball episode, a charity event for the characters featuring memorable musical performances to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS.


The View: Anthony Geary General Hospital

Since 1979, Anthony Geary has starred as Luke Spencer on General Hospital. He will be a guest on The View Monday, April 1, to mark the show’s golden anniversary. Find out what he remembers best about his many years playing a character in the fictional town of Port Charles.

The View: Ashley Madison Controversy

From the infidelity dating website Ashley Madison, founder Noel Biderman and his wife Amanda will be on The View this Monday. The pair will explain how the cheating site helps to save marriages, and I know that at least a few of the ladies on the show are not going to be happy about this conversation.

The View: Barbara Walters Retiring?

There have been reports in the news that Barbara Walters will be retiring from ABC News and maybe The View as well in May 2014. Is there any truth to the rumors?

Recently, Joy Behar announced she is quitting the show, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck was the subject of rumors that she was being forced out. Maybe Barbara can set the record straight about her own future on The View for April 1 2013. But if it is April Fools Day, can we really believe anything she says?

Check back here after the show for recaps of the day’s biggest segments and interviews.


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