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'The View' Fans Are Flipping Over the Cast's INCREDIBLE Halloween Costumes This Year

Good Housekeeping | October 31, 2018 - On Halloween, not only the kids dress up. So do the hosts of morning shows — and the women of The View pulled out all the stops for Wednesday’s broadcast. They all interpreted a theme of “Fierce” in very different ways, from political to adorable. And fans loved it. [ more ]

'The View’s' Sunny Hostin Wants You to Start Believing Women

InStyle | September 21, 2018 - The View co-host Sunny Hostin does not shy away from sharing her opinions. But speaking up hasn't always been easy for the soon-to-be 50-year-old TV personality. "Quite frankly, I'm sure being an outspoken woman of color has hurt me," she said yesterday before a panel hosted by People en Español on Afro-Latina identities. “This Afro-Latina movement, this embracing of it is very new." [ more ]

'The View' Cast Is Getting Used to Being in the Eye of the Political Storm

The Hollywood Reporter | June 1, 2018 - On Wednesday, The View was brought up not once, but twice, at the White House briefing podium. [ more ]

The View Grills Bret Baier: ‘People Do See Fox News as The Administration’s Mouthpiece’

Mediaite | May 17, 2018The View seemed determined to understand where Fox News is coming from Thursday morning when speaking with the network’s chief political anchor Bret Baier. [ more ]

The View’s Sunny Hostin Says Trump is ‘Banking On’ Americans Knowing the Law About as Well as Meghan McCain

Raw Story | May 17, 2018The View host Meghan McCain admits she can barely keep track of all the potentially criminal allegations against President Donald Trump — and her co-host Sunny Hostin said the president and his apologists were “banking on” that. [ more ]

Hostin, Mair Among Five Alumni to be Honored at Commencement

Binghamton University | May 15, 2018 - Five Harpur College of Arts and Sciences alumni will receive honors at Binghamton University commencement ceremonies May 18-20. Political commentator/educator Ali Çarkoğlu PhD ’94, attorney/journalist Asunción “Sunny” Hostin ’90 and Sierra Club President Aaron Mair ’84 will receive honorary degrees. [ more ]

'The View' Co-Host Sunny Hostin Reveals the Biggest Obstacles She Had to Overcome

AOL | May 8, 2018 - If there's one thing Sunny Hostin wants you to know, it's that the road to success isn't easy. Born in the South Bronx and raised in Manhattan, the Emmy-winning senior legal correspondent and analyst for ABC News and Emmy-nominated co-host of The View has worked hard to get where she is today. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Wants You To “Do You”

Bustle | April 17, 2018 - Sunny Hostin has lived many lives. She's been a federal prosecutor, a TV personality, a mom, and a host on a daytime talk show — just to name a few of her accomplishments. But in every one of her lives, Hostin tells host Alicia Menendez in Latina to Latina, people have tried to define her by what she's not. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Dishes on Joining 'The View' & What She Makes of the #MeToo Movement

Gotham Magazine | March 19, 2018 - We caught up with the Emmy winner to chat about everything from growing up in the Bronx to her favorite guest interview on the latest season of The View. [ more ]

Black History Month One-On-One: Attorney & Journalist Sunny Hostin

CBS New York | February 1, 2018 - Black History Month honoree Sunny Hostin is an attorney and multi-platform journalist. The Bronx native works as the senior legal correspondent for ABS News and co-host for “The View.” [ more ]

Georgia State University's Distinguished Speaker Series Features Sunny Hostin

Georgia State University | January 18, 2018 - Georgia State University's Distinguished Speaker Series features attorney and multi-platform journalist Sunny Hostin. Sunny is the Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst for ABC News and co-host of ABC Daytime’s morning show The View. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin's Emotional Puerto Rico Visit on 'The View'

Yahoo! News | November 8, 2017 - On The View, co-host Sunny Hostin broke down in tears when she recounted the devastation she witnessed while touring Puerto Rico. Hostin, whose mother is Puerto Rican, visited the island to bring to light the plight of its residents following the devastation from Hurricane Maria. [ more ]

7 Weeks After Hurricane Maria, San Juan is Still Without Power, Mayor Says

ABC News | November 8, 2017 - "The View" co-host Sunny Hostin traveled to Puerto Rico to take a closer look at what recovery efforts have achieved in the seven weeks following Hurricane Maria. Hostin spoke with several business owners in Puerto Rico's capital of San Juan. [ more ]

Bethlehem Vegan Bakery Sees Business Spike After Mention on 'The View'

WFMZ-TV | October 10, 2017 - Bethlehem's Vegan Treats bakery has seen a spike in business, thanks to a shout-out from ABC The View's Sunny Hostin with an assist from comedian Jon Stewart. [ more ]

HSA to Honor HAMILTON's Renee Elise Goldsberry at Fall 2017 Benefit Masquerade Gala

Broadway World | September 29, 2017 - The Harlem School of the Arts (HSA) is once again transforming The Plaza Hotel into an unforgettable masquerade benefit gala to raise money and awareness surrounding their world-class arts education facility. The event will be hosted by Sunny Hostin of ABC's The View. [ more ]

Hillary Clinton Joins the Ladies of 'The View' To Discuss 'What Happened' Last November

September 13, 2017 - Following yesterday's release of her new election memoir What Happened, Hillary Clinton stopped by The View today (Sep. 13) to discuss with the co-hosts her writing process for the book, her motivation for writing it, and where she wants the country to go from here. [ more ]

340th Flying Training Group Airman featured on the ‘The View’

Youngstown Air Reserve Station | May 25, 2017 - ABC’s The View hosts Sunny Hostin and Sara Haines talk with four airmen, reunited on the show more than a decade after their MH-53 helicopter crashed in Iraq in 2004. [ more ]

'The View' Host Sunny Hostin on Family, Faith, Panicky Fans and That Subject She Can't Discuss—Sex!

TV Insider | May 18, 2017 - She’s been a federal prosecutor, a regular gabber on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, a coanchor of ABC’s World News Now and legal analyst for CNN. Now Sunny Hostin is taking a little time to enjoy The View. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin: Finding Your Real Voice

ESSENCE | May 15, 2017 - I have always asked myself, when thinking about my life and career, What is your highest and best use? It’s a question I think everyone should consider. You don’t need to be on TV to make a difference, to change hearts and minds. Today my highest and best use? It’s sitting at The View table having my say. [ more ]

Kerry Washington, Swizz Beatz, Sunny Hostin, Tracy Morgan Attend First Annual Bronx Children’s Museum Gala

SandraRose | May 3, 2017 - A-listers Kerry Washington, Swizz Beatz and journalist Sunny Hostin joined 350 well-heeled guests at the inaugural Bronx Children’s Museum Gala at Tribeca Rooftop in New York City on Tuesday. [ more ]

Fox News’ Jesse Watters Takes First-Week Vacation After First-Daughter Comments

Deadline | April 27, 2017 - Bill O’Reilly’s Fox News protege Jesse Watters is taking a brief vacation from his new gig on The Five, an announcement he made a day after his on-air comments about Ivanka Trump’s handling of a microphone were interpreted by some as vulgar and sexist. [ more ]

Kerry Washington To Be Honored At First-Ever Bronx Children's Museum Gala

Look To The Stars | April 26, 2017 - Bronx Children's Museum will honor three bright Bronx stars: Richard Abrons, Rafael Collado and Kerry Washington at the Museum’s first-ever gala on Tuesday, May 2nd. Board member Sunny Hostin will host the event. [ more ]

Journalists are United at This Year’s NLGJA Gala

MetroFocus | April 24, 2017 - CNN’s Don Lemon, NBC’s Willie Geist, The View co-host Sunny Hostin, and WNET CEO Neal Shapiro stand in solidarity with their LGBTQ colleagues at this year’s NLGJA Gala. [ more ]

MAKERS Caught Up with Sunny Hostin on the Red Carpet at the Dress for Success Gala

MAKERS | April 19, 2017 - MAKERS was on the red carpet at the Dress for Success Gala on Wednesday April 5, 2017. Honoring 20 years of the company, the night told stories of women who, because of Dress for Success, became successful beyond their wildest dreams. [ more ]

Women Must ‘Stick Together’ Under Trump

Page Six | April 6, 2017 - Sunny Hostin of The View says women need to keep sharing their opinions during Donald Trump‘s time in office. “I think to effect real change, especially with this administration, women are going to have to stick together,” Hostin told Page Six. [ more ]

Dress for Success 20th Anniversary Gala

Getty Images | April 5, 2017 - Sunny Hostin attended the Dress for Success 20th Anniversary Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. Check out photos from the event! [ more ]

'The View' Ratings Are Higher In 2017! Cast Chemistry And Political Debates May Be Part Of The Reason ABC Show Is Thriving

Hollywood Take | March 2, 2017 - ABC just released The View's ratings for the week of Feb. 20. And the talk show's numbers remain strong. Per ABC, Total Viewership was up three percent from the same week last year. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Leads 'State of the Industry' Discussion at Legalweek 2017

Legalweek, The Experience | January 31, 2017 - State of the Industry Address: Sunny Hostin, ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent, Co-Host of The View & Contributor to Good Morning America, Nightline and 20/20, leads a discussion with the top minds in the legal industry [ more ]

Mommy Daughter Book Release Tea Party Hosted by Bravo TV’s Lisa Nicole Cloud

Urban Girl Magazine | January 17, 2017 - Sunny Hostin and her daughter Paloma attended the book release tea party and brunch, hosted by Lisa Nicole Cloud at Cheri restaurant on Saturday afternoon. [ more ]

Star Jones, Tamera Mowry-Housley, & ‘The View’ Co-Hosts To Guest On VH1’s ‘Daytime Divas’

Deadline | January 13, 2017 - VH1’s upcoming satirical series Daytime Divas is cracking the fourth wall when it debuts later this spring, as the network today announced several real life daytime talk personalities will be making guest appearances. [ more ]

The View Co-Hosts Dish on Raven-Symoné and Candace Cameron Bure's Exits

E! News | December 15, 2016 - As the ladies of The View gear up to take their seats at the table for the last time in 2016, the panel is in flux—but the show must go on. [ more ]

The View to Host Live Election Special on Lifetime

People | November 3, 2016 - The ladies of The View are getting political with on The View Live Election Special, where they’ll dish out every detail of election night as America decides who will become the next president of the United States. [ more ]

The View Co-Hosts Get Animated for Halloween as Their Favorite Cartoons

E! News | October 31, 2016 - The ladies of The View were even more animated Monday morning in honor of Halloween. In customary fashion, the co-hosts got into character to celebrate the annual holiday complete with over-the-top costumes and show-stopping makeup. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin of ABC News and 'The View' to Be Honored at 2016 HOLA Awards

Broadway World | October 12, 2016 - The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), the nation's longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors, has announced that it will honor ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst Sunny Hostin (also an official contributor of ABC's "The View") at the 2016 HOLA Awards, the Seventeenth Annual HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Attends the Premiere Party for "Strut"

AM New York | September 14, 2016 - Sunny Hostin attends the premiere party for "Strut" at the Marquee in Manhattan on Sept. 12, 2016. [ more ]

Mary J. Blige Gives ‘The View’ Its New Theme Song: ‘World’s Gone Crazy’

Electronic Urban Report | August 24, 2016 - The View will have a brand new theme song when it returns for its 20th season on Sept. 6, thanks to the vocal talents of Mary J. Blige. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin to Receive 2016 Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors HOLA Award

Broadway World | August 23, 2016 - The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors is pleased to announce that it will honor ABC News Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst Sunny Hostin at the 2016 HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit. [ more ]

Naming Black Excellence: The Root 100 List Release Reception

The Root | August 18, 2016 - On Tuesday The Root, in partnership with Infiniti, hosted The Root 100 2016 List Release Reception on Martha’s Vineyard. Influencers from far and wide attended to see who made this year’s list. [ more ]

The View Season 20: What to Know About the Three New Panelists

Parade | August 9, 2016 - There will be some fresh new faces on The View this fall for the talk show’s milestone 20th season. The View welcomes two new official contributors, Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila. [ more ]

Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila join 'The View'

CNN Money | August 3, 2016 - Sunny Hostin, Jedediah Bila, and Sara Haines are joining "The View" as official contributors for the show's upcoming 20th season. [ more ]

'The View' Welcomes Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila

ABC | August 3, 2016 - This fall award-winning talk show officially welcomes two accomplished women familiar to “The View” audience:  Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila, who will appear frequently throughout the season. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Speaks with Cast and Crew of 'Roots' at The White House

May 17, 2016 - The cast and crew of 'Roots' speak with Sunny Hostin as HISTORY brings them to The White House for a screening at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin to Face Off on ‘Jeopardy’s Power Players’ with Anderson Cooper, Melissa Harris-Perry, Louis C.K.

Variety | May 9, 2016 - Sunny Hostin, Anderson Cooper, Melissa Harris-Perry, Michael Steele and Lara Logan are among the top media personalities who will appear on “Jeopardy’s Power Players Week,” beginning Monday, May 16. [ more ]

Larry Wilmore Under Fire for Using N-Word During White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech

Inside Edition | May 2, 2016 - Comedian Larry Wilmore dropped the N-word at the end of his speech during Saturday’s White House Correspondents' Dinner -- and viewers were shocked. [ more ]

'Jeopardy!' Power Players Want to Face Off with Trump

The Hill | April 11, 2016 - The game show "Jeopardy!" came to Washington, D.C., this weekend to tape their "Power Players" tournament, with politicians, celebs, and journalists competing to raise money for charity.  Sunny Hostin thinks she could take Trump down on "Jeopardy!" [ more ]

'The View' Cast 2016: Sunny Hostin Says Raven Symone Is 'Very Brave'

EnStars | April 11, 2016 - Sunny Hostin dished on Raven Symone and all of her best qualities. [ more ]

Black Women’s Expo to host Chicago Med’s S. Epatha Merkerson and ABC’s Sunny Hostin

Chicago Defender | April 8, 2016 - The Black Women’s Expo (BWE), one of Chicago’s most anticipated annual experiential events, kicked off Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00 a.m. [ more ]

Who's on for 'Jeopardy!' Power Players Week?

March 30, 2016 - Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele, CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC's Sunny Hostin are among the political and media personalities going buzzer-to-buzzer on “Jeopardy!” next month. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Moves from CNN to ABC

Orlando Sentinel | February 24, 2016 - Legal analyst Sunny Hostin, who has logged many hours on CNN, is now working for ABC, the network announced Wednesday. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Joins ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst

Deadline | February 24, 2016 - Sunny Hostin is returning to ABC News, as senior legal correspondent and analyst, the news divsiion announced this morning. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Joins ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent & Analyst

ABC News | February 24, 2016 - ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Sunny Hostin has joined ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Returns to ABC News After Six Years at CNN

The Wrap | February 24, 2016 - Sunny Hostin will return to ABC News as senior legal correspondent and analyst after spending the last six years at CNN. [ more ]

Media Movers: Sunny Hostin Jumps from CNN to ABC

All Digitocracy | February 24, 2016 - Sunny Hostin, who for the past six years was a host and legal analyst for CNN, has returned to ABC News as a senior legal correspondent, the network announced yesterday. [ more ]

Scott Free Inks CBS Studios Deal, Sets 3 CBS Projects

Deadline | November 5, 2015 - Scott Free Television has sold three drama projects to CBS for next season, including a drama based on the life and career of Sunny Hostin. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin to host HLN’s Nancy Grace

CNN Commentary | July 20, 2015 - CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin will be hosting Nancy Grace’s program on HLN, she announced a short time ago on Twitter. Hostin will be hosting the show for the remainder of this week. [ more ]

Marilyn Mosby, Loretta Lynch, Sunny Hostin: Black Female Leaders in Law

Rolling Out | May 6, 2015 - The year has started with the rise of Black women who have reached the pinnacle of success in their chosen field, law. Here are three Black women we can all look up to with pride... [ more ]

Mandatory Race Talks Roil Elite New York City School

The Wall Street Journal | March 13, 2014 - A new program to weave conversations about race into the school day has polarized parents at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School.  Parent Sunny Hostin weighs in. [ more ]

HLN To Run Occasional Movies In Primetime

Variety | February 6, 2015 - HLN's "News and a Movie" premiere on Thursday, February 12th will be hosted by actress Holly Robinson Peete and CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin. [ more ]

‘X: A Novel’ is the Story of Malcolm X’s Childhood for Young Adults, Written by His Daughter

January 8, 2015 - Speaking with CNN’s Sunny Hostin at the launch of "X: A Novel" in Manhattan, the book's authors said their goals for the novel were to explore Malcolm X’s roots and to make his story more accessible for teens. [ more ]

A Civil Rights Leader Lives On in Fiction

January 8, 2015 - At the launch of X: A Novel, moderator Sunny Hostin joined authors Ilyasah Shabazz and Kekla Magoon to discuss the novel about Malcolm X as a teen at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. [ more ]

HLN Extends Protest-Focused ‘Naked Justice’

MediaBistro | December 9, 2014 - HLN executives were pleased with Monday night’s special report, “Naked Justice: A Matter of Trust”, and have decided to extend the show for at least another week. [ more ]

Cover Story, Diversity Woman, Fall 2014: "Sunny Hostin, CNN's Legal Eagle"

Diversity Woman Magazine | Fall 2014 - Sunny Hostin is on the cover of the Fall 2014 issue of Diversity Woman magazine.  Find out how a biracial kid from the Bronx became CNN's trusted legal analyst. [ more ]

Are CNNers Leading the Pack for 'The View' Co-Host Spots?

MediaBistro | August 8, 2014 - It’s looking more like “The View” will have a cable news-infused makeover. [ more ]

'The View' Tests 9 New Co-hosts, Sunny Hostin Is Current Front-Runner

ET Online | August 7, 2014 - Nine potential hosts were selected to participate in chemistry tests for the new panel of The View, and we've got the list of ladies who are in the running to join Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on the hit ABC series. And it's already clear that CNN's Sunny Hostin is one of the obvious front-runners for the new mix. [ more ]

‘The View’ Casts a Wide Net for New Lineup

Capital New York | July 24, 2014 - ABC's "The View" is casting a wide net as it seeks to fill out its panel next season, with Barbara Walters, Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd not returning and only Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell confirmed as co-hosts. [ more ]

Rosie O’Donnell Returning to ‘The View’; Is Sarah Palin, NeNe Leakes, Sunny Hostin Joining Her?

Headlines & Global News | July 8, 2014 - Jenny McCarthy and Sherri Shepherd both announced they would not be returning to "The View" in the fall. Shepherd was first to make the shocking revelation and released a statement to Deadline on June 26. [ more ]

The A.M. Ticker: McCarthy, Hostin, Masonhall

MediaBistro | July 8, 2014 - CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin will be co-hosting “The View” this morning and again tomorrow. Earlier this year, Hostin and fellow CNN analyst Mark Geragos co-hosted the experimental “Making the Case” legal show on CNN. [ more ]

Sunny Hostin Honored at Binghamton University

Binghamton University | April 29, 2014 - Binghamton University honors alums in Special Recognition Awards Ceremony. Eleven graduates honored for dedication to Binghamton network, greater community. [ more ]

CNN’s Sunny Hostin Lands New Primetime Legal Show, ‘Making The Case’

Hello Beautiful | March 5, 2014 - Hello Beautiful is happy to report that CNN is adding another woman of color to it’s lineup. According to reports, attorney Sunny Hostin landed a new primetime show with criminal-defense lawyer Mark Geragos. [ more ]

CNN 10pm Experimentation Continues With ‘Making The Case’

MediaBistro | March 4, 2014 - CNN legal analysts Mark Geragos and Sunny Hostin served as occasional panelists on Anderson Cooper‘s roundtable show, and now CNN is trying the pair out together in that same hour on “Making The Case.” [ more ]

Sunny Hostin: The Root 100 Honoree

The Root | 2013 - Sunny Hostin was awarded the 2013 Root 100 award as one of the 100 most influential African Americans for her coverage of the Zimmerman trial. [ more ]

Hostin Tells Stories That Teach Law

Binghamton University Magazine | Spring 2013 - Asunción “Sunny” Hostin ’90 knows pressure. She was the first in her family to attend law school. As a federal prosecutor, she put child sex predators behind bars. Real pressure, she says, is what she feels as a broadcast journalist. [ more ]

#TeamRobin Pedals For a Cause at SoulCycle

ABC News | September 23, 2012 - As an athlete, weekend warrior, or just a health enthusiast, we've all been there. That point in a workout when your breathing becomes heavy, body feels weak, and that voice inside is screaming for you to stop. But there's something that keeps you going. [ more ]

Managing Director of Business Intelligence & Investigations at Kroll, Inc. and CNN Commentator Asuncion (Sunny) Hostin

Ebony Magazine | April 2009 - Woe to the person who comes under the microscope of Asuncion (Sunny) Hostin.  Why? Because if you’re hiding something, she will find it. [ more ]

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