Joy Behar to Host Show on Current TV

Former HLN host returns to primetime

Last Updated: October 8, 2012 @ 11:46 AM

Joy Behar will host a new primetime show for Current TV beginning in September.

The "View" co-host, whose HLN series "The Joy Behar Show" was canceled last year, will appear Monday through Thursday nights at 6 p.m. The new show, which also has “The Joy Behar Show” as its working title, will repat later in the evening. 

Featuring a regular rotating group of journalists, analysts and political satirists, it will focus on political events, social issues and relevant topics that impact the American zeitgeist. The cast, official title and premiere date will be announced this summer.

Behar will guest anchor a week on the network beginning starting next Monday, while Eliot Spitzer, host of “Viewpoint,” is on vacation. “Joy Behar: One Week Only *Until the Fall” will air Monday through Friday.

“Joy Behar is a beloved veteran television personality with her finger on the pulse of what viewers care about,” said Current TV chairman and former Vice President Al Gore. “Millions of Americans tune in daily to hear her take on the issues along with her inimitable style. We are honored that Current TV will be Joy’s new primetime home.”

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