TV&Radio Blog, guardian.co.uk – Joe Jackson
The US show has Barbara Walters interviewing the president. The UK show has Denise Welch flashing her bra. No contest.
At first glance, The View and Loose Women may appear to be similar creatures. Both shows were created in the late 1990s – The View in 1997, Loose Women in 1999 – to serve a predominantly daytime female audience. They both air around lunchtime and are fronted by a throng of opinionated women. And both programmes pull in impressive numbers for their time slots: The View has been known to top six million viewers while Loose Women pulls in up to two million. [Read more]