By Brad Wete
August 26, 2010 at 04:53 PM EDT

After taking the summer off to recover from heart surgery, Barbara Walters will return to The View for its 14th season premiere. And things promise to get interesting early: The Associated Press reports that CBS’ Late Show host David Letterman will be the show’s guest for the Sept. 7 opener. It will be Letterman’s first appearance on the show.