“Glee” Star Naya Rivera to Guest Co-Host ABC’s “The View”

Friday night, FOX’s “Glee” commenced its sixth and final season.

This coming week, longtime cast member Naya Rivera will appear on two episodes of ABC’s “The View.”

Rivera, whose scene-stealing run as “Glee” character Santana Lopez is nearing its end, will guest co-host the Tuesday, January 13 and Wednesday, January 14 editions of the talk show.

On Tuesday, Rivera will be joined in the guest co-hosting capacity by Jodi Applegate. Josh Gad, Ioan Gruffudd and YouTube star Evan will also appear on the episode.

The Wednesday episode will find Rivera sharing guest co-hosting duties with Samantha Ponder. George Lopez and Donny Osmond are confirmed for appearances.

ABC’s latest “The View” listings follow:

MONDAY, JANUARY 12 – Nikki Glaser and Michelle Williams guest co-host; Dr. Oz (“The Dr. Oz Show”); YouTube star Lindsey Stirling.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 13 – Jodi Applegate and Naya Rivera (“Glee”) guest co-host; Josh Gad (“The Wedding Ringer”); Ioan Gruffudd (ABC’s “Forever”); YouTube star Evan.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14 – Naya Rivera (“Glee”) and Samantha Ponder guest co-host; George Lopez (“Spare Parts”); Donny Osmond.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 15 – Billy Eichner (“Billy on the Street”) and Kelly Osborne (“Fashion Police”) guest co-host; Marisa Tomei (“Loitering With Intent”); Amanda Peet (“Togetherness”); YouTube stars Teller the Dog & Trainer.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 – Barbara Walters guest co-hosts; Crafty U; YouTube Star Cory, of Mr. Cory’s Cookies.

Written by Brian Cantor

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