2014 Tony Winner Will Co-Host "The View"

The July 25 broadcast of ABC's "The View" will welcome a 2014 Tony Award winner.

James Monroe Iglehart
James Monroe Iglehart (Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann)

James Monroe Iglehart, who was awarded Broadway's highest honor for his performance as the Genie in Disney's Aladdin, will co-host the Emmy-winning talk show this Friday.

“The View” is broadcast beginning at 11 AM ET; check local listings.

Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, plays Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre.

As previously reported, when "The View" begins its new season this fall, Rosie O'Donnell will join Whoopi Goldberg as one of the show's hosts.