‘The View’ Books Seinfeld For November

In November, ABC's Emmy(r) Award-winning talk and entertainment program, "The View" (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET), will debut a variety of new series and segments.

Some of the scheduled guests include: Jerry Seinfeld ("Bee Movie"), Peter Krause (ABC's "Dirty Sexy Money"), Keri Russell and Jonathan Rhys Meyers ("August Rush"), Ethan Hawke ("Before the Devil Knows You're Dead"), David Spade ("Rules of Engagement"), Teri Hatcher (ABC's "Desperate Housewives"), Jessica Seinfeld (author, "Deceptively Delicious"), Steve Martin ("Born Standing Up"), Jason Bateman ("Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium"), Jorja Fox ("C.S.I."), Molly Shannon ("More of Me"), Marcia Cross (ABC's "Desperate Housewives") and music from Celine Dion, Brooks & Dunn (ABC's broadcast of "The 41st Annual CMA Awards"), Trisha Yearwood and Andrea Bocelli. Pop music superstar Jessica Simpson returns to co-host "The View" on Nov. 15-16.

Beginning Thursday, November 1 and each subsequent Thursday, viewers will be treated to a dance from couples voted off ABC's hit reality show, "Dancing with the Stars."

East Side. West Side. Uptown. Downtown. Sherri Shepherd is on a quest to see and learn all she can about New York City on Monday, November 1. Whether riding the subway or waving down a yellow taxi, from glorious sky scrapers to the heart of Times Square, join Sherri's surprise meeting with an influential New Yorker, her visit with a "Great Lady" and her walking tour of Little Italy with a former star of "The Sopranos."

The week of November 5-9 "The View" will showcase a variety of "must-have" items from each of the co-hosts.

"Budget Week" kicks off Monday, November 12 with affordable fashions from top retail stores, a full hour of "Hot Topics" and guest co-host Laura Ingraham.

Co-host Sherri Shepherd and our grand-prize winner return from their weekend trip at the 12th annual "ABC Super Soap Weekend" sponsored by Colgate(r) Total(r) toothpaste at Disney-MGM Studios in Orlando. A first look at all the glitz, glamour and excitement, including Ms. Shepherd's one-on-one interviews with Susan Lucci (Erica Kane of "All My Children") and Erika Slezak (Victoria Lord of "One Life to Live") and musical highlights from a concert featuring ABC stars, hosted by Ms. Shepherd, Monday, November 12.

On Tuesday, November 13, "The View" celebrates Whoopi's birthday with laughter, music and a few special surprises. Bill O'Reilly is the featured guest.

In October, Whoopi Goldberg announced her desire and intention to quit smoking. On Thursday, November 15, as part of her on-going series "Whoopi's Kickin' Butts!," the show marks the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout as they check-in with Whoopi and monitor her progress. The Great American Smokeout is part of the American Cancer Society Great American Health Challenge, a year-round initiative that encourages Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles to reduce their risk of cancer.

"The View" features Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It's the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues and share their no-holds-barred opinions and engage in colorful conversations. Since its launch, "The View" has received 22 Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding talk Show. The show has received numerous nominations, including ten consecutive nominations for Outstanding Daytime Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host. "The View" is seen Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET; CLOSED-CAPTIONED; in stereo, TV-14) on ABC. Visit "The View" on the Web at ABC.com (keyword: theview). The program is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound).

"The View" is produced by ABC Daytime and Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for "The Barbara Walters Specials."