By Tim Molloy
“The View” says there is “no truth” to a report that Jenny McCarthy is unpopular with the show’s viewers.
RadarOnline.com reported Monday that a source said ABC has conducted “deep research” and found that viewers want to tune out McCarthy.
“There is absolutely no truth to this story,” an ABC spokeswoman told TheWrap.
A person familiar with the situation said that ABC has not done research on McCarthy’s popularity since she joined the show in September. But research before she joined found that viewers reacted to her very positively — which is, you know, why she got the gig.
As TheWrap reported last week, “View” ratings have remained fairly steady, slipping only slightly since McCarthy replaced Elisabeth Hasselbeck.