Barbara Walters Announces Last Appearance on The View

Published 04/07 2014 02:34PM

Updated 04/07 2014 02:35PM

A television icon is announcing her final curtain call. Barabara Walters' last appearance on ABC's "The View" will be on May 16th.

Walters' began her television career in 1961. Last year, she announced her upcoming retirement from regular television appearances.

Walters does plan to remain active in the morning talk show as an executive producer.

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