Abby Huntsman Exits ‘Fox & Friends’ Franchise To Join ‘The View’

EXCLUSIVE: Abby Huntsman Leaving Fox News for The View

Abby Huntsman Expected to Join ‘The View’ at ABC

Weekend "Fox and Friends" co-host Abby Huntsman will leave the network after she hosts the show this weekend and is expected to land a role on ABC's "The View", according to an individual familiar with Huntsman's plans.

Fox News confirmed to The Hill that this Saturday and Sunday will be Huntsman's final weekend co-hosting "Fox & Friends Weekend".

Abby would be replacing Sara Haines, who is departing to join ABC's "Good Morning America." Any fans who were hoping Navarro would get the job may be disappointed, but there's no reason why she can't still appear on the talk show every now and again.

Before the Huntsman announcement, former "View" cohost and "Fuller House" star Candace Cameron Bure told Fox News that she hoped the series would add another conservative voice to join McCain at the table.

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Huntsman grew up in Utah and appeared as a political commentator for ABC News in 2012 during the presidential campaign of her father, a Republican leader and former Utah governor who now serves as the U.S. Ambassador to Russian Federation. (R), who was named ambassador to Russian Federation late past year.

ABC declined to make executives available for comment.

"The View" finished its 2017-18 season on a ratings roll, averaging 2.9 million viewers per day.

Four years ago, the 32-year-old was a guest host on "The View". As Radar readers know, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin are also part of the cast.

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