Barbara Walters: NBC ‘Made Me an Offer to Come Back’

By Andrew Gauthier 

USA Today

Speaking of NBC, as everyone is thanks to Jay and Conan, Barbara Walters revealed on The View today that she was offered a job at NBC last summer.

“Last June, NBC came to me — NBC was my home for so many years before I came to ABC. And to my amazement, they made me an offer to come back to NBC News. At my age, it was a very flattering offer. … The fact that they would make an offer to someone of my age and consider that I still had years ahead was something that I think says something about them…”

NBC was even going to allow her to stay on The View. She admits it was ” a very difficult decision. I was wrestling with it.” More…