Elisabeth Hasselbeck, 31, a co-host of ABC’s “The View,” announced live on today’s show that she is pregnant with her third child and is due in August. Elisabeth and her husband, Tim Hasselbeck — a former NFL Quarterback and now an ESPN NFL analyst — who were married in 2002, have a three-year-old daughter, Grace Elisabeth, and a 15-month-old son, Taylor Thomas.
“We are thankful for such great news and will begin planning our zone-defense strategy immediately,” joked Elizabeth.
In November 2003, Elisabeth joined “The View” as a co-host. Unafraid to express her candid and conservative views, she has proven herself a woman who will not let her voice be compromised. In May 2009, she will release her first book, The G-Free Diet: A Gluten Free Survival Guide to living gluten-free.
“The View” features Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It’s the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues and share their no-holds-barred opinions and engage in colorful conversations. Since its launch, “The View” has received 24 Daytime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Talk Show. The show has received numerous nominations, including eleven consecutive nominations for Outstanding Daytime Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host. Visit “The View” on the Web at abc.com/theview. The program is broadcast in HDTV with 5.1-channel surround sound and is currently in its 12th season on ABC.