Call it "Extreme Makeover: Talk Show Edition."
When "The View" returns to the air on Sept. 15, it will have a new logo, set and studio,
The long-running ABC talk show is moving from the Manhattan studio where it's been produced for the last 17 years into a space around the corner at the ABC Broadcast Center that most recently housed
"The View" will also get a new logo and color scheme, "the first time in the show's history that it has changed significantly," according to an ABC release.
The superficial tweaks are part of a larger creative overhaul at "The View," which has seen increased ratings competition from
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Part of that "new direction" apparently includes bringing back Rosie O'Donnell, who spent a rather tumultuous year as "The View's" moderator, during which she frequently clashed with Hasselbeck over political issues. There appear to be changes behind the scenes as well: According to reports, Bill Wolff, executive producer of