Someone's ready to get started on a brand new year! Comedan Michelle Collins -- one of several new hosts who will headline The View this season on ABC -- has given EW an exclusive sneak peek at Tuesday's premiere lineup. Besides a guest who reminds Collins of cheese, one is a politician, another is an ex-SNL funnyman, and another one is -- well, she's not spilling anything about that special guest because she simply doesn't know his (or her) identity.
Almost a year after she started on the program, ABC executives have decided to cut comedian Michelle Collins as a co-host of “The View,” Variety has learned. Collins joined the show last July after a lengthy trial period, where she impressed viewers (as well as moderator Whoopi Goldberg) with her well-timed zingers and commentary. ABC
"So many comedians completely bulldoze through conversations, needing to be the only funny one in the room--but not so with Joan. She loved when other people chimed in with jokes, ideas, or one-liners. She was the first person to make fun of herself, but she always had the last laugh." - Michelle Collins