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Joy Behar co-hosted the ABC daily morning talk show The View from 1997 to 2013. host of her own The Joy Behar Show.
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Behar was the last of the show's original hosts to depart. "I need a different kind of life," she told TV Guide. "I have so many other things to do! I want to write, do stand-up, maybe do Broadway, do acting roles and live my life without this daily regimen. I'm done! It's scary that 16 years have passed."
In 2000, Behar published a non-fiction book, Joy Shtick: or What Is the Existential Vacuum and Does It Come with Attachments?. In October 2001, she launched a monthly advice column, "Tell Me About It," in Good Housekeeping magazine.
In 2009, Behar announced that she would be hosting her own talk show/news program, The Joy Behar Show, in addition to her role on The View. Airing on HLN until 2011, the series was revamped in 2012 as Joy Behar: Say Anything! on Current TV, but was canceled after just one season.
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