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'The View' Confirms EP Bill Geddie's Exit, Picks Bill Wolff as Replacement

August 29, 2014 (2:43 am) GMT
The show also announces a new production team which includes Brian Balthazar as co-executive producer, Ashley S. Gorman as director and Kathleen Rajsp as senior supervising producer.

ABC has finally confirmed longtime rumors about "" executive producer Bill Geddie's departures. On Thursday, August 28, the network announced Bill Wolff would take over the job. Wolff is executive producer for MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" and vice president of primetime programming for the network.

"I am so appreciative for the privilege to work on this iconic program and to have the chance to collaborate with incredible people like Whoopi and Rosie, who each bring immense talent and boundless passion to show," said Wolff in a statement. "I will be forever grateful to Rachel Maddow for six amazing years together. As I begin this next chapter, I cannot fully express my profound gratitude to Ben Sherwood for making it all possible."

The show also has a new production team. Brian Balthazar is appointed as co-executive producer, Ashley S. Gorman will direct, and Kathleen Rajsp will serve as senior supervising producer.

Geddie co-created "The View" with . He served as executive producer on the daytime talk show since its launch in 1997.

Geddie's exit is part of the shakeup that the show is currently undergoing. Walters retired in May, while and bid goodbye to the show earlier this month, leaving as the only cast member returning to the next season. has been tapped to rejoin the show as a co-host.

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