The legacy of broadcast legend Barbara Walters has been celebrated all week long on ABC, leading up to her final episode of The View today. On Thursday, the ABC Daytime chatfest aired a reunion of all past and current co-hosts. Additionally, many of the iconic female broadcast journalists who followed Walters, from Connie Chung to Oprah, taped a segment to air today.
Tonight at 9 pm EST, ABC will air Barbara Walters: Her Story, a tribute to Walters' trailblazing TV career. Walters was the first female co-host of NBC's Today. The famous journalist has been with ABC since 1976. In 1997, she introduced the daytime talk show The View to audiences.