Black Friday Is Almost Here!
The Inventory team is rounding up deals you don’t want to miss, now through Cyber Monday. Click here to browse!

Meghan McCain Is Officially Joining The View

Photo: Getty
Photo: Getty

The moment we all saw coming since at least last week has arrived: Meghan McCain is joining The View as a regular co-host, Variety reported on Wednesday. Her first day of work will be sometime in October, which is practically tomorrow.


McCain’s arrival at The View is largely seen as a conservative move to replace a conservative host (Jedediah Bila, who announced her departure from the ABC show earlier this month), with another conservative host. McCain, the daughter of Senator John McCain, describes herself as a Republican who’s liberal on some social issues, an increasingly retro political position (and, I might add, a contradictory one).


Less than two weeks before accepting the hosting gig at The View, McCain left Fox News, where she co-hosted Outnumbered, a show I’ve never seen but whose concept sounds awful (it features four female co-hosts, one rotating male guest they call “one lucky guy,” and a tv viewership that is 100 percent of the time crying).

Sometimes I catch a glimpse of The View at the gym, and my dumb mind always assumes it’s a rerun. But why would there be reruns of a daytime talk show? I never got around to questioning that until now. Clearly I’m not the target audience.

contributing writer, nights

Share This Story

Get our newsletter



it features four female co-hosts, one rotating male guest they call “one lucky guy,”

you’ve got to ask yourself one question, tucker? do i feel lucky? 

well, do ya, punk?