Season 3, Episode 17 - Season 3: Episode 17 (The View from the Top) Original air date: 4/23/13. The team hits the Big Apple not only for a competition, but also for a very special surprise. Abby has been invited to co-host "The View" where the girls will perform their winning dance "The Last Text," however, Abby wrestles with the decision to replace injured Mackenzie with newcomer Asia. Of course, Cathy and her Candy Apples are also in the city, where they are holding open auditions to add another member to their winning team. Check out "Dance Moms" photos and extras!