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‘The View’ Adds Todd Polkes as Supervising Talent Producer (Exclusive)

5 January 2016 1:33 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The View” is adding veteran booker Todd Polkes to its team, Variety has learned.

Polkes, who is leaving his post at “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” for the job at ABC, had previously worked at “Larry King Live,” “Katie” and “The Joy Behar Show.”

The View” has tried to bulk up its bookings for season 19, which has seen a ratings slide from last year’s Hot Topics table with Rosie O’Donnell, but it hasn’t managed to land many A-list celebrities as guests with its rebooted fall panel. It has, however, proved to be a stopping ground for politicians such as Bernie Sanders, Carly Fiorina and Rand Paul (who will appear on Wednesday’s show).

Polkes will join “The View’s” other two longtime bookers Donald Berman and Natalie Bubnis.

One source noted that bookings have been challenging this season, because publicists are complaining that they don’t »

- Ramin Setoodeh

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