'The View' co-host Abby Huntsman seeing talent coach: 'She's been a snooze'

The newest co-host of "The View" is reportedly a work and progress when it comes to her connection with the show's loyal audience.

Abby Huntsman, who left "Fox & Friends" in August to join the ABC talk show, has reportedly been seeing a talent coach in recent months "because she's not researching well with viewers."

"She's been a snooze, and the network knows they made a big mistake hiring her without a chemistry test and based on her name," a source told Page Six of Huntsman, whose father is Jon Huntsman Jr., the current ambassador to Russia. He was previously the ambassador to China and the governor of Utah.

Though her reported work with a talent coach is helping Huntsman, insiders are already speculating about her future on "The View."

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THE VIEW - Senator Bernie Sanders is the guest today Monday, November 26, 2018. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua) JOY BEHAR, ABBY HUNTSMAN, SEAN HAYES
THE VIEW - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is the guest today, Monday, 11/12/18. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN, JOY BEHAR
THE VIEW - Illeana Douglas is the guest, Tuesday, 10/2/18 on ABC's 'The View.' 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Jeff Neira/ABC via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
THE VIEW - 'The View' welcomes Pete Souza and Charlotte Pence on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
THE VIEW - Planned Parenthood's new president, Dr. Leana Wen, joins the co-hosts LIVE for her first interview since the announcement of her new role today, Thursday, September 13, 2018 on ABC's 'The View.' 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Paula Lobo/ABc via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29: Abby Huntsman attends the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Be The Generation in Central Park on September 29, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen)
THE VIEW - Stormy Daniels is joined by her attorney, Michael Avenatti today, Wednesday, September 12, 2018 on ABC's 'The View.' 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
THE VIEW - George Papadopoulos joins the Hot Topics table on The View, Tuesday 9/11. The former Trump campaign adviser was sentenced today to 14 days in jail for lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. He will be joined in studio by his wife Simona. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
THE VIEW - (9/4/18) Season 22 of 'The View' premieres with new co-host Abby Huntsman and guest Justice Sonia Sotomayor. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty images) ABBY HUNTSMAN
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 15: Abby Huntsman attends Vivienne Tam FW2017 Runway Show show at Gallery 1, Skylight Clarkson Sq during New York Fashion Week: The Shows on February 15, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for Vivienne Tam)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Journalist Abby Huntsman attends a luncheon hosted by Glamour and Facebook to discuss the 2016 election at Samsung 837 in NYC on July 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Abby Huntsman attends a special edition of SiriusXM's No Labels Radio, airing on SiriusXM POTUS at SiriusXM Studios on May 5, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Mary Anne Huntsman and Abby Huntsman attend Time and People's annual cocktail party on White House Correspondents' Weekend at St Regis Hotel on April 24, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Time and People)
Ari Melber and Abby Huntsman attend the 'Bloomberg Businessweek's 85th Anniversary Celebration' at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. ?? LAN (Photo by Lars Niki/Corbis via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: Abby Huntsman and Husband Jeffrey Livingston arrive at the Gridiron Club Dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. on March 14, 2015. The annual dinner is a massive white-tie gathering of media and political elite. (Erin Schaff/For The Washington Post via Getty Images)
THE VIEW - Abby Huntsman is the guest host on 'THE VIEW,' airing Wednesday, July 2, 2014 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Jeff Neria/ABC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Mario Lopez (R) interviews Abby Hunstman during her visit to 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on April 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Abby Huntsman visits 'Extra' at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on April 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 23: (L-R) Toure, Krystal Ball, Jon Huntsman Jr. and Abby Hunstman attend at Carnegie Hall on January 23, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)
TODAY -- Pictured: Abby Huntsman appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Abby Huntsman appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: (l-r) Donny Deutsch and Abby Huntsman appear on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
TODAY -- Pictured: Abby Huntsman appears on NBC News' 'Today' show -- (Photo by: Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 14: Abby Huntsman visits at SiriusXM Studios on March 14, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 28: Abby Huntsman Livingston speaks at Women In Politics Panel With Chelsea Clinton hosted by Glamour magazine at 92nd Street Y on March 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK - MARCH 28: (L-R) Editor-in-chief of Glamour Cindi Leive, Abby Huntsman Livingston and Nicole Wallace attend Women In Politics Panel With Chelsea Clinton hosted by Glamour magazine at 92nd Street Y on March 28, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images for Glamour)
EXETER, NH - JANUARY 09: Daughters of Republican presidential candidate and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, (L-R) Mary Anne, Abby and Liddy, pose for photographers after a 'Restoring Trust Rally' January 9, 2012 in Exeter, New Hampshire. With the New Hampshire primary only one day away, the candidate continued to campaign in the Granite State. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 21: (L-R) Mary Kaye Huntsman, 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman, and Abby Huntsman enter the 'Late Show With David Letterman' taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on December 21, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic)
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"She's starting to come alive. They have a coach working with her new because she's not researching well with viewers," an insider said. "She hasn't been there half a season, and people are already placing bets that they're going to oust her."

Other sources contend to the outlet that not only does "everyone" like her at the show, but seeing a talent coach is no indication that she's on uneasy ground with the network -- it's actually quite common.

"There's no research that's been done at this point. She's been on the show for five minutes, and meeting with a talent coach is par for the course," another source said. "Each of the co-hosts have met with the coach at various times repeatedly. It's just normal practice. It's not a big deal."

"She has a long history with ABC," another insider added. "She's been part of the family. It's always hard at the table at the beginning, but everyone likes her. 'The View' has a good team over there."

Huntsman co-hosts the talk show alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and fellow conservative voice, Meghan McCain.

"We love Abby and we're so happy with her at the table," an ABC exec told Page Six. "She's smart and she's got a great perspective."

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Joy Behar, Debbie Matenopoulos, Barbara Walters, and Star Jones of The View pictured at the N.A.T.P.E. convention in New Orleans on January 20, 1998. (Photo by Walter McBride/Corbis via Getty Images)
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THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 1940 -- Pictured: (Back, l-r) Lisa Ling, Star Jones, (front, l-r) Joy Behar, Barbara Walters from The View during an interview with host Jay Leno on November 13, 2000 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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William Baldwin and The Creative Coalition, presented, 'Election Night 2000: The Revolution Without,' an evening of political satire, at Caroline's Comedy Club, on Broadway in New York City, Tuesday November 7. The event, a benefit for the Creative Coalition, featured a panel discussion with some of America's leading political satirists, including actress, Martha Plimpton (pictured left) and Joy Behar, from TV's 'The View,' (pictured right), who both watched the election night returns on giant TV screens with their host, William Baldwin.Photo: Nick Elgar/ImageDirect
NEW YORK - DECEMBER 18: Television host Joy Behar attends a party for ABC Daytime stars to celebrate actress Kathy Brier's new lead role in the Broadway musical 'Hairspray' at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse December 18, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
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THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 2653 -- Pictured: (l-r) Talk show hosts Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck during an interview with host Jay Leno on February 17, 2004 -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
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Joy Behar during The Retreat's 11th Annual Gala Artists Against Abuse Art & Plate Auction 2006 at Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club in Bridgehampton, New York, United States. (Photo by Shane Gritzinger/FilmMagic)
Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Joy Behar (Photo by Brian Ach/WireImage)
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NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 08: Comedians Joy Behar and Joan Rivers arrive at The Opening Night of Mel Brooks New Musical 'Young Frankenstein' on Broadway on November 8, 2007 at The Hilton Theater in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
Joy Behar on stage during Joy Behar and Kevin Nealon at the HBO & AEG Live's 'The Comedy Festival' 2007 at Caesars Palace on November 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
Joy Behar attends HLN's Joy Behar Show Launch at The Oak Room on September 23, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Morgan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Beher and Barbara Walters attend HLN's Joy Behar Show Launch at The Oak Room on September 23, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Morgan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 13: Joy Behar speaks onstage at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The New York Marriott Marquis on March 13, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
THE VIEW - On August 11, 1997, television viewers were introduced to a new and diverse menu of talk, entertainment and lifestyle programming each weekday, as ABC Daytime launched 'The View.' The show, originally billed as 'ABC Daytime's lively and informative new talk show,' has flourished into one of the most popular and most talked-about programs, and celebrates its '3,000th Show,' live, Thursday, September 23, 2010. 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Donna Svennevik/ABC via Getty Images) WHOOPI GOLDBERG, BARBARA WALTERS, TINA FEY, JOY BEHAR, SHERRI SHEPHERD, ELISABETH HASSELBECK
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 27: Actress Joy Behar attends the 'Growing Up Laughing' book launch at Carolines On Broadway on September 27, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)
THE VIEW - ABC News' Dan Abrams visits the ladies of 'THE VIEW,' 7/21/11 (11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, ET) airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Heidi Gutman/ABC via Getty Images)JOY BEHAR, DAN ABRAMS, SHERRI SHEPHERD, ELISABETH HASSELBECK
THE VIEW - (8.3.11) Award-winning journalist, best-selling author and television personality Katie Couric made her first guest co-host appearance live today on 'The View.' 'The View' airs Monday-Friday (11:00 am-12:00 pm, ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Jeff Neira/ABC via Getty Images)WHOOPI GOLDBERG, JOY BEHAR, KATIE COURIC, SHERRI SHEPHERD, BARBARA WALTERS
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 17: (L-R) Joy Behar, Harold 'Hal' Prince, Linda Lavin and Carol Burnett pose backstage after a performance by Linda Lavin at 54 Below on September 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Cindy Ord/Getty Images for 54 Below)
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