Joy Behar isn't the only one jumping ship on "The View" ... Elisabeth Hasselbeck is also bailing on ABC's daytime talk show.
Fox just released a statement, saying Hasselbeck will be replacing Gretchen Carlson on "Fox & Friends." A rep for ABC said Hasselbeck's last day on "The View" will be Wednesday.
Barbara Walters also released a statement, saying, "We have had 10 wonderful years with Elisabeth, and she will now be swimming in new waters. We will miss her and wish her everything good."
It's unclear who will replace Hasselbeck on the show ... but there are rumors Brooke Shields is being tapped for the job.
Elisabeth is expected to join "Fox & Friends" in September. As for Carlson ... you haven't seen the last of her on Fox News -- she's getting her own daytime show starting in the fall.
'Suburgatory' Star Jane Levy
Divorcing After 7-Month
5/5/2013 6:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
"Suburgatory" star Jane Levy plays a moody teen on TV, but in real life she's about to be a 23-year-old divorcee ... ending a marriage that lasted all of 7 months -- and no one seemed to know about.
Jane -- who shot to fame in the last two years with her hit show on ABC -- filed for divorce from actor Jaime Freitas on April 16, citing irreconcilable differences.
They married in March 2011 and were separated by October of that year ... they just didn't pull the trigger on a divorce. We're told the breakup was amicable.
Levy's filing indicates she doesn't want to pay spousal support to Freitas -- whose career isn't quite at her level. We're not familiar with a lot of his stuff ... then again, we don't watch a lot of foreign flicks.
Funny thing is ... they kept the marriage pretty quiet, as there's virtually nothing out there about the couple.
Except for this video they made together back in 2010 ... which is pretty weird.
'Good Morning America'
4/19/2012 11:25 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
For the first time in 16 years, ABC's "Good Morning America" edged out NBC's "Today" in the morning show ratings last week -- and this morning, ABC News rubbed it in NBC's face ... throwing a champagne-popping victory party.
All the big swinging chicks at ABC were present ... including Robin Roberts, Diane Sawyer, and Lara Spencer -- in addition to ABC News President Ben Sherwood, Senior EP Tom Cibrowski, former "GMA" host Charlie Gibson, George Stephanopoulos, Sam Champion ... pretty much the whole crew.
We're told Robin Roberts toasted the entire "GMA" team, saying, "We're the face of it, but it's all you. Everyone in this building is a team."
We're guessing the "Today" staff got bagels.
Loses Custody of Daughter
5/16/2011 11:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
The woman who admitted on national television that she injected Botox into her 8-year-old daughter ... has now lost custody of the girl.
Child Protective Services in San Francisco launched an investigation last week after Kerry Campbell went on "Good Morning America" and told the world she gave her daughter Britney the anti-wrinkle injections herself ... to help her compete in beauty pageants.
According to ABC News, Britney has been removed from the home by CPS and taken into their custody while an investigation is conducted.
Britney is reportedly "doing well."
Strip Club Opening
4/24/2009 10:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
In their pursuit of "credible" and "informative" news stories, KABC in Los Angeles decided to assign one of their most attractive reporters to do some hard-hitting journalism last night -- at the re-opening of L.A. strip joint, The Body Shop. No, they didn't make their reporter perform.
But the story wasn't just a cheap attempt to attract viewers by showing trashy chicks wearing practically nothing (insert sarcasm here), it was a story about the economic hardships of our times -- anyone with a job is considered lucky.
Thankfully, the "legitimate" news informed us about one all important fact: If you can swing around a pole in a g-string, the place is hiring.
ABC Talking Heads:
Owen a Laughing Matter?
9/4/2007 4:08 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
ABC "World News Now" anchors Ryan Owens and Taina Hernandez had a hard time keeping straight faces while reporting the alleged suicide attempt of comic actor Owen Wilson. The on air duo couldn't stop laughing while announcing Wilson's dramatic ordeal.
What had the two chuckleheads so giggly? It turns out that Owens and Hernandez have the maturity of 9-year-olds, and thought that the last name of Wilson's uncle -- Hoe -- was hilarious.
The pair offered an on air apology ... two days later.