The View will commemorate One Life to Live (OLTL) with a special one-hour program, Friday, January 13th, the day of the show's final broadcast. According to ABC, "The View Salutes One Life to Live will celebrate 43 years of love, passion, drama and intrigue of the generations of families from fictional Llanview, PA."
Erika Slezak (Viki Lord), the most honored actress in daytime television, the recipient of six Daytime Emmy Awards, will serve as the show's featured guest co-host. Legendary creator Agnes Nixon is scheduled to appear.
Guests will be announced in the coming weeks on the show's official website abc.com/theview.
The network reports that exclusive, never-before seen footage of the final taping, interviews with special guest stars and returning cast members, surprise appearances, plus an exclusive sneak peek clip of the last show and the cast and crew uniting for their final group photograph will be featured. Special videotaped montages will showcase some of the show's most memorable moments.
The studio audience will be filled with devoted daytime and OLTL fans. Interested studio audience members can email their request to: TheViewSalutesOLTL@gmail.com.