ABC is expected to announce on Friday, that Rosie O'Donnell will be named the new co-host of ABC's daytime talk show The View, reports Variety.

O'Donnell will replace Meredith Vieira, who is leaving the program to join NBC's Today as co-host in September. Vieira will be replacing Katie Couric, who is leaving Today at the end of May to join CBS Evening News as anchor/managing editor.