IT'S OFFICIAL!!! Everyone's fav lesbian is coming back to The View!

Rosie O'Donnell has made her deal with "The View" ... sources connected with the negotiations tell TMZ.

We're told the show will make the announcement shortly.

TMZ broke the story ... the negotiations fired up a few days ago and the deal was almost completed by end of business day Monday.

The deal is now complete.  Rosie will join Whoopi Goldberg on the show.  As we reported, producers are also looking for a Latina and a conservative.
  Two conservative candidates who are being scoped are
Abby Huntsman and Margaret Hoover.