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Shakeup at The New York Times; Layoffs at GOOD

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Seth Meyers Gets A New Gig; Barbara Walters Announces Retirement

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So What Do You Do, Alexis Glick, Fox Business Network Anchor/VP?
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Barbara Walters' main man on 20 years of wrangling TV divas and getting in touch with his maternal instincts.

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The View Reviews Are In... - Posted September 16, 2014
The 18th season of The View premiered Monday, with new hosts, new producers and a new set. The social m... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC Debuts New View | CNN Ordered to Rehire Union Staff - Posted September 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC Debuts New View | CNN Ordered to Rehire Union Staff - Posted September 16, 2014
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'The View' Premieres With New Co-Hosts, Queen Barbara Walters - Posted September 15, 2014
A revamped "The View" premiered this morning with its original co-executive producer sitting in a Queen's throne getting doused with affection. "Thank you my pals," Barbara Walters said as co-hosts ... [TVNewser]

Joan Rivers Funeral: 'I Have Never Seen Anything Like It' - Posted September 8, 2014
Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer, Charlie Rose, ... [TVNewser]

Networks to Pay Tribute to Joan Rivers - Posted September 5, 2014
Networks will remember legendary comedian Joan Rivers this weekend. Tonight, the newsmagazines pay tribute. At 9pmET, NBC's "Dateline" will present "Celebrating Joan Rivers." The hour-long special, co-anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Joan Rivers Has Died. 'Her Greatest Joy Was to Make People Laugh' - Posted September 4, 2014
Comedian Joan Rivers has died. The news came from Rivers' daughter, Melissa just before 3pmET. Rivers, who was 81, stopped breathing while undergoing outpatient surgery in New York City a week ago today. She was rushed Mount Sinai Hospital and ... [TVNewser]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC Newsers Toast Ben Sherwood - Posted August 22, 2014
As Ben Sherwood heads West, his East Coast colleagues sent him o... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Won't Be Guest Hosting 'Today' - Posted August 19, 2014
The New York Post says Katie Couric won't be returning to "Today" after all during ... [TVNewser]

Are CNNers Leading the Pack for 'The View' Co-Host Spots? - Posted August 8, 2014
It's looking more like "The View" will have a cable news-infused makeover. First, as reported yesterday, MSNBC VP Bill Wolff is poised ... [TVNewser]

Post Source Gurgles Up More Beyonce-Jay Z Claims - Posted August 4, 2014
Vulture recently asked: "Who is the Post's Jay Z-Beyonc Source?" The website ran through a brief list of possibilities and invited readers to chime in via the comments with their t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Post Source Gurgles Up More Beyonce-Jay Z Claims - Posted August 4, 2014
Vulture recently asked: "Who is the Post's Jay Z-Beyonc Source?" The website ran through a brief list of possibilities and invited readers to chime in via the comments with their t... [FishbowlNY]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: 'I Don't Hate Rosie' - Posted July 11, 2014
The exchange between Rosie O'Donnell and Elisabeth Hasselbeck continues as Hasselbeck responded on Instagram last night to O'Donnell's critical Twitter ... [TVNewser]

Rosie O'Donnell Returning to 'The View' - Posted July 10, 2014
Rosie O'Donnell is returning to "The View" as a co-host in the fall, ABC confirmed via Twitter a short time ago. ABC says O'Donnell will be a co-host of the show joining moderator Whoopi Goldberg. The show i... [TVNewser]

Hasselbeck: Barbara Walters' Farewell Show Was Rosie O'Donnell's 'Hello Show' - Posted July 9, 2014
As Rosie O'Donnell is reportedly set to return to "The View," her former co-host an... [TVNewser]

Rosie O'Donnell to 'The View;' Is MSNBC's Abby Huntsman Next? - Posted July 8, 2014
As Rosie O'Donnell prepares for a return to "The View," which is what TMZ is reporting, there is increased speculation that ... [TVNewser]

Daily News Names ‘50 Most Powerful Women in New York' - Posted July 3, 2014
The New York Daily News has picked out the 50 most powerful women in New York, and somehow your landlady who refuses to buy functional trash cans didn't make the list. The women who made the cut are "from all walks of professional life: politics, music, Hollywood, business, culture -- and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Daily News Names ‘50 Most Powerful Women in New York' - Posted July 3, 2014
The New York Daily News has picked out the 50 most powerful women in New York, and somehow your landlady who refuses to buy functional trash cans didn't make the list. The women who made the cut are "from all walks of professional life: politics, music, Hollywood, business, culture -- and... [FishbowlNY]

Choose Wisely | Next Step | Good Pair - Posted July 2, 2014
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Choose Wisely | Next Step | Good Pair - Posted July 2, 2014
10,000 Words: See if you can beat a computer algorithm that accurately picks the most shared tweets. Or you could do something productive with your life. ... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters on the New 'View:' We Don't Have a New Direction Yet - Posted July 2, 2014
Barbara Walters, the co-executive producer of 'The View," says she's not sure what the future holds for the show, but that there will be a show. Last night at a movie premiere in New York, Extra's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Suspends Service | The View Loses Two - Posted June 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Aereo Suspends Service | The View Loses Two - Posted June 30, 2014
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Barbara Walters' Return to ABC Wins the Night - Posted June 29, 2014
Barbara Walters' exclusive interview with Peter Rodger on "20/20" Friday was the #1 broadcast program of the night in the two young demos: A18-49 and A25... [TVNewser]

This Cable News Host Isn't Headed to 'The View' - Posted June 27, 2014
As speculation about who will replace Sherri Shepherd and ... [TVNewser]

Shakeup at 'The View' - Posted June 26, 2014
As Barbara Walters makes her return to "The View" tomorrow to promote her "20/20" special, two other cast members are making their way toward the exit. Earlier this evening TMZ reported Sherri Shepard was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Shakeup at 'The View' - Posted June 26, 2014
As Barbara Walters makes her return to "The View" tomorrow to promote her "20/20" special, two other cast members are making their way toward the exit. Earlier this evening TMZ reported Sherri Shepard was... [FishbowlNY]

Shakeup at 'The View' - Posted June 26, 2014
As Barbara Walters makes her return to "The View" tomorrow to promote her "20/20" special, two other cast members are making their way toward the exit. Earlier this evening TMZ reported Sherri Shepherd was being pushed out. Not long after, ... [TVNewser]

Families of Elliot Rodger's Victims Upset By Media Attention Given to Killer - Posted June 26, 2014
The parents of David Wang and George Chen, two of the first victims of Elliot Rodger during his killing spree last month, tell CBS News correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Leaving 'ABC World News;' David Muir Takes Over as Anchor and Managing Editor - Posted June 25, 2014
Breaking: ABC's Diane Sawyer is stepping down from anchoring "World News" and will focus on primetime specials, big interviews, and enterprise reporting for the network. ... [TVNewser]

Busy Author Circles Marie Osmond, Daniel Radcliffe and Ellen DeGeneres - Posted June 24, 2014
Here's what Utah-based writer Randy Jernigan has lined up for 2014-15. Biographies of Marie Osmond and the British Royals, and the first two installments of a new fan book series covering Daniel Radcliffe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Busy Author Circles Marie Osmond, Daniel Radcliffe and Ellen DeGeneres - Posted June 24, 2014
Here's what Utah-based writer Randy Jernigan has lined up for 2014-15. Biographies of Marie Osmond and the British Royals, and the first two installments of a new fan book series covering Daniel Radcliffe... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Williams, Knight, Walters - Posted June 23, 2014
Brian Williams will receive the 2014 Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award from Temple University in September. Williams joins Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Wins Outstanding Morning Program at Daytime Emmys - Posted June 23, 2014
"Good Morning America" took home top morning show honors at last night's 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills. The ABC morning show won outstanding morning program, beating NBC's "Today," "CBS This Morning," and "CBS Sunday Morning." ABC correspondent Nick Watt... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' 4 Tips to a Fulfilling Life - Posted June 10, 2014
Earlier today Barbara Walters was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Fred Friendly First A... [TVNewser]

When Barbara Walters Misses 'The View,' She Thinks of Margaret Thatcher - Posted June 10, 2014
Barbara Walters admits, "I still have the feeling sometimes when I'm watching 'The View,' 'I should be there! I should be participating...' and then I think of Margaret Thatcher." Walters,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

When Barbara Walters Misses 'The View,' She Thinks of Margaret Thatcher - Posted June 10, 2014
Barbara Walters admits, "I still have the feeling sometimes when I'm watching 'The View,' 'I should be there! I should be participating...' and then I think of Margaret Thatcher." Walters,... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 6.10.14 - Posted June 10, 2014
From FishbowlNY to TVNewser, here are the top stories across Mediabistro. TVNewser Barbara Walters to Interview Father of Killer Elliot Rodg... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. Struggles | Netflix Shareholders Back Hastings - Posted June 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. Struggles | Netflix Shareholders Back Hastings - Posted June 10, 2014
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Does Not Compute | Speak Up | Preppy Knows Best - Posted June 9, 2014
SocialTimes: A computer convinced several people that it was a 13-year-old boy. No word yet on the level of the peoples' intelligence and/or intoxication. TVNe... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Does Not Compute | Speak Up | Preppy Knows Best - Posted June 9, 2014
SocialTimes: A computer convinced several people that it was a 13-year-old boy. No word yet on the level of the peoples' intelligence and/or intoxication. TVNe... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters to Interview Peter Rodger, Father of Killer Elliot Rodger - Posted June 9, 2014
Barbara Walters was on her first post-retirement trip last week when she got a call from ABC News HQ. AB... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted June 5, 2014
The Barbara Walters send-off continues. On Tuesday, Quinnipiac University will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to the veteran journalist at the university's annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Aw... [TVNewser]

ABC News Has Best May Sweep Since Roone Arledge was In Charge - Posted May 30, 2014
ABC News is taking a victory lap after the network's newscasts finished in first place in either the key news demo or total viewers, or, in the case of "Good Morning America," both. It was ABC's best May sweep since since 1995, when legendary ABC News president ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Comes Out of Retirement to Toast Diane Sawyer - Posted May 28, 2014
Barbara Walters dropped by her building this afternoon to make sure the rent was still being paid. Actually, she stopped by ABC News HQ to toast her friend and colleague Diane Sawyer and her "World... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Leave Documents to Sarah Lawrence College - Posted May 27, 2014
Barbara Walters made a surprise appearance in Yonkers, NY Friday at the Sarah Lawrence Co... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WaPo Finds New HQ | Journo Killed in Ukraine | FCC Plan Advances - Posted May 27, 2014
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Weekend Show Preview: 5.23 - 25 - Posted May 23, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked! Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.); Sen. John Thune (R-SD); Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.); David Finkel... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. to Relocate | Snowden Talks to NBC | FNC Anchor Arrested - Posted May 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Time Inc. to Relocate | Snowden Talks to NBC | FNC Anchor Arrested - Posted May 23, 2014
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Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [GalleyCat]

Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: YouTube to Acquire Twitch | Abramson Speaks | Pilhofer to Guardian - Posted May 20, 2014
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Robin Roberts on 'GMA': 'By No Means Are We Going Around Thinking We're Top Dog' - Posted May 19, 2014
In an appearance on CNN's "Reliable Sources" this weekend, Robin Roberts talked to Brian Stelter about her health, her recent decision to publicly acknowledge her longtime girlfriend and Barbara Walters' retirement. Roberts also talked about h... [TVNewser]

Longtime ABC News Anchor 'Mad' About Being Left Out of Barbara Walters' Farewell - Posted May 19, 2014
When 25 women in TV news were invited to take the stage for Barbara Walters' final... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: AT&T to Acquire DirecTV | NYT Publisher Speaks | CNN Fires Editor - Posted May 19, 2014
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'Barbara Walters: Her Story' Delivers Two-Year Friday High for ABC - Posted May 17, 2014
Last night, ABC's "Barbara Walters: Her Story" was the highest-rated show in total viewers and A25-54 demo viewers, delivering ABC's highest total viewer audience on Friday from 9-11pmET in two years. 9.3 million viewers and 2.3 million demo vie... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - Posted May 16, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Daniel Dellinger of the American Legion, Michael Bloomberg, Fmr. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Chris Christie, ... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - Posted May 16, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Daniel Dellinger of the American Legion, Michael Bloomberg, Fmr. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Chris Christie, ... [FishbowlDC]

Your Favorite Barbara Walters Interview Is... - Posted May 16, 2014
Barbara Walters retires from ABC News today and co-hosts her final episode of "The View." TVNewser was ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters Signs Off | Abramson/NYT Fight Unfolds | FCC Approves Proposal - Posted May 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters Signs Off | Abramson/NYT Fight Unfolds | FCC Approves Proposal - Posted May 16, 2014
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Barbara Farewell | NYT Leak | Messed Up Mannequins - Posted May 15, 2014
TVNewser: It was an epic taping of The View. Mediabistro VP and editorial director Chris Ariens was there today to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Farewell | NYT Leak | Messed Up Mannequins - Posted May 15, 2014
TVNewser: It was an epic taping of The View. Mediabistro VP and editorial director Chris Ariens was there today to ... [FishbowlNY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [FishbowlNY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [TVNewser]

Emily Riemer Returns to WCVB as Morning, Noon Anchor - Posted May 15, 2014
Emily Riemer is returning to her former station, Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. Beginning June 2, she will be the station's morning and noon anchor. "We are very excited to have Emily r... [TVSpy]

Emily Riemer Returns to WCVB as Morning, Noon Anchor - Posted May 15, 2014
Emily Riemer is returning to her former station, Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. Beginning June 2, she will be the station's morning and noon anchor. "We are very excited to have Emily r... [SocialTimes.com]

Was Monica Lewinsky Close to Becoming a Co-Host on 'The View'? - Posted May 15, 2014
Barbara Walters continued her busy week last night as a guest on the "Late Show with David Letterman," but got uncharacteristically tongue-tied on one topic. "Umm...I won't tell you what we have done, but, it would have been possible," Walters said about possibly having Monica Lewinsky as a co-host on the... [TVNewser]

Jay Carney Calls Bluff on Barbara Walters Retirement - Posted May 15, 2014
During yesterday's White House press briefing, Spokesman Jay Carney calls out Barbara Walters on her retirement, saying that ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

Jay Carney Doesn't Think Barbara Walters is Really Retiring - Posted May 14, 2014
Today at the White House press briefing, Jay Carney said he doesn't think Barbara Walters is really retiring. In fact, he expects a request for an interview "within weeks." Walters has interviewed every president and first lady since Richard Nixon. Carney passed along the best wishes of Pres. Obama and the... [TVNewser]

Fortunate Barbara | Pontifex Typo | Shaw Selfie - Posted May 14, 2014
TVNewser: In between Monday's dedication of an ABC News Upper West Side building and tonight's special tribute event at the Four Seasons, Barbara Walters ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fortunate Barbara | Pontifex Typo | Shaw Selfie - Posted May 14, 2014
TVNewser: In between Monday's dedication of an ABC News Upper West Side building and tonight's special tribute event at the Four Seasons, Barbara Walters ... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters on Hard Work, Luck, and Being Thought of as an Iconic Woman - Posted May 14, 2014
Barbara Walters' career as a trailblazer in TV news--and for women journalists--is being celebrated this week ahead of her retirement from ABC News. But Walters doesn't think about preeminence. In fact, she says a lot ... [TVNewser]

Magic Johnson: Donald Sterling Asked Me for Joint Interview With Barbara Walters - Posted May 13, 2014
Magic Johnson revealed that Donald Sterling asked him to do a joint interview with Barbara Walters. "He wanted me to go on Barbara Walters with him and try to save him, and his reputation," Johnson told TMZ, adding he declined the invitation, and told Sterling that he needed to apologize, not only... [TVNewser]

What's Your Favorite Barbara Walters Interview? - Posted May 12, 2014
Barbara Walters ends her legendary five-decade run of interviewing the world's most high-profile people on Friday, when she retires from ABC News. From sitting down with polarizing world leaders, to figures that created national firestorms, Walters' interviews were hallmarks for breaking news, legendary sound bites, and launching news cycles. Ahead of her final... [TVNewser]

Dueling Sterlings: Anderson Cooper Interviews Donald, Barbara Walters Interviews Shelley - Posted May 12, 2014
It was a Sterling Sunday on TV news. Barbara Walters, who will be stepping down from ABC News later this week, interviewed ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dueling Sterlings: Anderson Cooper Interviews Donald, Barbara Walters Interviews Shelley - Posted May 12, 2014
It was a Sterling Sunday on TV news. Barbara Walters, who will be stepping down from ABC News later this week, interviewed ... [FishbowlNY]

Dueling Sterlings: Anderson Cooper Interviews Donald, Barbara Walters Interviews Shelly - Posted May 12, 2014
It was a Sterling Sunday on TV news. Barbara Walters, who will be stepping down from ABC News later this week, interviewed ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Gets the Last Word on 'SNL' - Posted May 11, 2014
Gilda Radner, Cheri Oteri, Rachel Dratch and Nasim Pedrad have all played her on "Saturday Night Live." But last night, ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters: 'My Whole Being in Front of the Camera is Such an Amazing Accident' - Posted May 9, 2014
As she prepares for her final week as co-host of "The View," Barbara Walters reflects on her career in a Vanity Fair profile. Walters s... [TVNewser]

Curtis Sittenfeld Spends the Afternoon with Barbara Walters - Posted May 8, 2014
The June 2014 Vanity Fair profile of Barbara Walters just posted online. It's by all indications only the second time article author ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Curtis Sittenfeld Spends the Afternoon with Barbara Walters - Posted May 8, 2014
The June 2014 Vanity Fair profile of Barbara Walters just posted online. It's by all indications only the second time article author ... [FishbowlNY]

Food Truck Day at ABC News - Posted May 7, 2014
In recognition of ABC News employees' "excellent work," news division president James Goldston has deemed today "Food Truck Day" at ABC. Staffers were given vouchers for food trucks -- Kimchi Taco, Taim Mobile and Milk T... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: CBS News Taps Capus | MSNBC Apologizes | Disney's Earnings Soar - Posted May 7, 2014
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ABC News Headquarters to be Named for Barbara Walters - Posted May 6, 2014
On Monday, the ABC News building at 47 W. 66th Street will be named in honor of Barbara Walters. Walters, a pioneering newswoman -- the first woman to co-host network morning and evening newscasts -- has called ABC News home since 1976. She ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Halperin & Heilemann, Walters & Sterling, Shriver & Spielberg - Posted May 5, 2014
Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are the new lead political team for all Bloomberg platforms - TV, radio, mobile, Web, digital and print. The first in a series of new brands, Bloomberg Politics will be led by the two veteran journalists and best-selling authors. On "The View" this ... [TVNewser]

Donald Trump Slams Media, Smerconish for 'Dishonest' Coverage of Sterling Comments - Posted May 5, 2014
One Donald has been in the news a lot over the last two weeks, and this morning, Donald Trump hit back at the media for making it seem like he was defending embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. "Reporters are really dishonest, especially political reporters," Trump sai... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Jansing Promoted | CBS Crew Detained | News Corp. Buys Harlequin - Posted May 5, 2014
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Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Speaks with Donald Sterling, Gets V. Stiviano for On-Camera Interview - Posted May 3, 2014
She may be retiring from TV news later this month, but that isn't stopping Barbara Walters from going after the big gets. Walters has been in Los Angeles this week trying to secure an interview with ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Honored at TIME 100 Gala - Posted April 30, 2014
[caption id="attachment_223344" align="alignleft" width="280"] Barbara Walters and Charlie Rose at the TIME 100 Gala. (Getty Images)[/caption] TVNewsers turned up last night to celebrate TIME's 100 most-influential people. This year, CBS's ... [TVNewser]

ABC Toasts Robin Roberts at a Book Party For 'Everybody's Got Something' - Posted April 22, 2014
A crowd of television personalities and executives gathered at George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth's apartment last night to celebrate "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts, whose memoir, "Everybody's Got Something," was releas... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Sorkin's Apology, Walters Proclamation, Comcast Opposition - Posted April 22, 2014
Aaron Sorkin is apologizing for "The Newsroom" and wishes he could have a do-over. Sorkin, who is working on the third and final season of the HBO show, explains. May 16 is "... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Netflix to Up Prices | NBC Evaluates Gregory | Slate Plus Launches - Posted April 22, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Netflix to Up Prices | NBC Evaluates Gregory | Slate Plus Launches - Posted April 22, 2014
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Former CBS News President David Burke Dies - Posted April 19, 2014
Former CBS News President David W. Burke has died at the age of 78, TVNewser has learned. Burke served as CBS News chief from 1988-1990, overseeing the network's coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests, Iraq's invasion ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former CBS News President David Burke Dies - Posted April 19, 2014
Former CBS News President David W. Burke has died at the age of 78, TVNewser has learned. Burke served as CBS News chief from 1988-1990, overseeing the network's coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests, Iraq's invasion ... [FishbowlNY]

Former CBS News President David Burke Dies - Posted April 19, 2014
Former CBS News President David W. Burke has died at the age of 78, TVNewser has learned. Burke served as CBS News chief from 1988-1990, overseeing the network's coverage of the Tiananmen Square protests, Iraq's invasion ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
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The Morning Ticker: Garrett, 'The View,' Rather - Posted April 16, 2014
CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett will interview President Obama today in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, and also conduct a joint interview with the president and Vice President Biden. The interviews will air tonight on "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and tomorrow morning on "CBS This Morning."... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Don Lemon: CNN Wouldn't Do Nonstop MH370 Coverage If Not for Ratings - Posted April 14, 2014
While sitting in as a co-host on "The View" today, CNN's Don Lemon fielded an onslaught of questions from the chat show's ladies about his network's nonstop coverage of missing Malaysia Flight 370. "You've covered this more than any other story that I can re... [TVNewser]

Jenny McCarthy Reveals 'Stirring the Pot' Advice & Reacts to Barbara Walters' Retirement: 'I Am So Sad' - Posted April 14, 2014
[caption id="attachment_17371" align="alignright" width="304"] Photo credit: Rob Loud[/caption] On Friday during lunchtime we were among the attendees at The Bryant Park Hotel as The View co-host Jenny McCarthy introduced ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jenny McCarthy Reveals 'Stirring the Pot' Advice & Reacts to Barbara Walters' Retirement: 'I Am So Sad' - Posted April 14, 2014
[caption id="attachment_17371" align="alignright" width="304"] Photo credit: Rob Loud[/caption] On Friday during lunchtime we were among the attendees at The Bryant Park Hotel as The View co-host Jenny McCarthy introduced ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
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Barbara Walters to Retire May 16 - Posted April 7, 2014
Barbara Walters' final day co-hosting "The View" will be May 16, ABC News announced this morning. Walters, who ... [TVNewser]

On International Day of Happiness, Dan Harris Learns 10% Happier Will Debut at No. 2 - Posted March 20, 2014
"Good Morning America Weekend" anchor Dan Harris' new book 10% Happier will debut at No. 2 on the New York Times non-fiction Best-Sellers list for the week of March 30. That's made Harris about 75% happier than he was yesterday an... [TVNewser]

Newsmagazines Dominate Saturday Night on Broadcast TV - Posted March 16, 2014
The news divisions of the big three broadcasters dominated prime time last night. "20/20" at 10pmET/PT was the night's No. 1 show drawing 5.51 million viewers, and a 1.1 A18-49 rating, more than doubling CBS's "48 Hours" in the time period in viewers and in the demo. The hour featured a... [TVNewser]

Morning Shows Wear Red For Women's Heart Health - Posted February 7, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="212836,212839,212840,212841,212842,212845,212847,212921" orderby="rand"] Anchors and correspondents across the morning shows wore red on the air today for National Wear Red Day, which raises awareness for women's heart health. Among those participating: ABC's Robin Roberts, Ginger Zee, ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Elizabeth Vargas: 'We All Knew' About Your Alcoholism - Posted February 7, 2014
Sitting next to Elizabeth Vargas on "The View" as she opened up about her battle with alcoholism, ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' Most Fascinating Person of 2013: Hillary Clinton - Posted December 19, 2013
In her final "Most Fascinating" special, Barbara Walters named ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Re-Signs with ABC News - Posted December 19, 2013
Robin Roberts has signed a new deal with ABC News where she will remain co-anchor of "Good Morning America." TVNewser reported ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters: 'If You Have Curiosity, Nothing Gets Stale' - Posted December 17, 2013
Barbara Walters recently spoke to Fusion about the keys to succeeding in TV news. "If you have curiosity nothing gets stale for you - there's always a new story, there's always a new person, there's always a new scandal," Walters said. "It's always new and fresh - and when it no longer... [TVNewser]

'The Cosmo 100' With Joanna Coles and the Wednesday Celebrity Scene - Posted December 11, 2013
As devoted as we are to covering the Fellini-esque scene that is Wednesdays at Michael's, we do occasionally break tradition and report the news from 55th and Fifth on other days of the week when we're invited to especially dishy lunches with A-listers. Monday's head-spinning gathering of the "Cosmo 100" hosted... [GalleyCat]

Report: ABC Nixed Barbara Walters' Naming Edward Snowden Year's Most Fascinating - Posted December 5, 2013
The New York Daily News reports Barbara Walters wanted to tap NSA leaker ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' Includes Robin Roberts, Idiots - Posted December 2, 2013
Each year, Barbara Walters lists the "10 Most Fascinating People" and every year, it's sort of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' Includes Robin Roberts, Idiots - Posted December 2, 2013
Each year, Barbara Walters lists the "10 Most Fascinating People" and every year, it's sort of... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Lands on Barbara Walters' Final 'Most Fascinating' List - Posted December 2, 2013
This year, ABC News will have one of its own on Barbara Walters' annual "Most Fascinating Person of the Year" list: "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts... [TVNewser]

'Dateline' Has Most-Watched Show All Season - Posted November 30, 2013
Last night "Dateline NBC" had its most-watched show since the start of the 2013-2014 season in September. With 7.2 million viewers, "Dateline" won the 8pmET hour among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in total viewers and was #2 in all key demos. The episode, "A Killing in Cobb Country," rep... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Interview President and Mrs. Obama - Posted November 22, 2013
Barbara Walters will interview President Barack Obama and First Lady ... [TVNewser]

'20/20' Repeats Ratings High For Second Time In Two Weeks - Posted November 4, 2013
On Friday night, ABC's "20/20" kept up its ratings momentum, drawing its biggest audience in 18 months, since February, 2012, for the second straight week. The show, airing at 10pmET/9pmCT, was the #1 newsmagaz... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters: 'The View' is Not 'Meet the Press' - Posted November 4, 2013
In her interview with Fox News' Howie Kurtz yesterday, Barbara Walters talked about why "The View" has barely covered political news of late. "'The View' is a daytime show. A lot of people do get their news from 'The View,' but it's supposed to be entertaining, upbeat," Walters said. "I didn't... [TVNewser]

Howie Kurtz Interviews Barbara Walters For 'MediaBuzz' - Posted November 1, 2013
Barbara Walters sat down this week with Fox News' Howie Kurtz for an interview that will air on "MediaBuzz" Sunday. Walt... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Charlie Rose, Diane Sawyer, Matt Lauer Gather for Piers Morgan Book Party - Posted October 17, 2013
On a big night of news, many TV news power players took time to drop by The Carlyle Hotel for Piers Morgan's book bash. Morgan's "Sh... [TVNewser]

Star Jones Has a New Talk Show in the Works - Posted October 3, 2013
FishbowlNY's Diane Clehane was joined by Star Jones for her weekly lunch at Michael's yesterday. ... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: Shalev, Matthews, Walters - Posted September 26, 2013
Former CBS "Early Show" EP Zev Shalev has joined WPIX in New York. Shalev will EP the 5-hour morning show at the CW affiliate. Shalev was hired by WPIX news director and former MSNBC VP Mark Effron. ... [TVNewser]

Lew Wood, Former CBS News and 'Today' Show Anchor, Dies - Posted August 23, 2013
Lew Wood, a former CBS News and NBC News reporter and anchor, has died. Wood, 84 died of kidney failure Thursday. Wood was a correspondent with CBS News when, in 1963, he covered a speech by Pres. John F. Kennedy in Ft. Worth, TX. A few hours later, Kennedy would be... [TVNewser]

On Her Final Show, Joy Behar Says To Barbara Walters: 'F*ck Harry Reasoner' - Posted August 9, 2013
Today ABC aired Joy Behar's final edition of "The View" as co-host. It was a star-studded affair, with Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers and Meredith Vieira all stopping b... [morningmedianewsfeed]

On Her Final Show, Joy Behar Says To Barbara Walters: 'F*ck Harry Reasoner' - Posted August 9, 2013
Today ABC aired Joy Behar's final edition of "The View" as co-host. It was a star-studded affair, with Regis Philbin, Joan Rivers and Meredith Vieira all stopping b... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Walters, Olbermann, Tufts - Posted August 8, 2013
Barbara Walters and Brian Ross are following the story of Paul Fronczak, the man who was believed to be a baby stolen from a Chicago hospital 50 years ago, until he took a DNA test. Walters and Ross try to figure out his true background. More below. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Walters, Olbermann, Tufts - Posted August 8, 2013
Barbara Walters and Brian Ross are following the story of Paul Fronczak, the man who was believed to be a baby stolen from a Chicago hospital 50 years ago, until he took a DNA test. Walters and Ross try to figure out his true background. More below. ... [FishbowlNY]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Royal Baby Arrives: Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Baby Boy - Posted July 22, 2013
... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Royal Baby Arrives: Duchess of Cambridge Gives Birth to Baby Boy - Posted July 22, 2013
... [FishbowlNY]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Anderson Cooper Interviews Zimmerman Juror: 'I Think He's Guilty of Not Using Good Judgment' - Posted July 15, 2013
Just before he went on the air tonight, CNN's Anderson Cooper got the first interview with one ... [FishbowlNY]

The Afternoon Ticker: Walters, Duncan, Bash - Posted July 15, 2013
ABC's Barbara Walters gets the first interview with Robert and Gladys Zimmerman, the parents of George Zimmerman. The interview airs tonight on "World News" and "Nightline," and tomorrow on "Good Morning America." ... [TVNewser]

Jenny McCarthy Named Co-Host Of 'The View' - Posted July 15, 2013
Following the news that Elisabeth Hasselbeck would be leaving "The View" to join Fox News, ... [TVNewser]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Says Goodbye To Her Colleagues At 'The View' - Posted July 10, 2013
Today was Elisabeth Hasselbeck's last day on "The View." Later this year she will join Fox News as the c... [TVNewser]

'Fox & Friends' Welcome Elisabeth Hasselbeck - Posted July 10, 2013
The "Fox & Friends" team opened their program today by announcing to viewers that may have missed the news last night that Gretchen ... [TVNewser]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Joining Fox News, will Co-Host 'Fox & Friends' - Posted July 9, 2013
More changes are coming to Fox News Channel. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving "The View" and joining FNC to co-host "Fox & Friends" beginning in September. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Joining Fox News, will Co-Host 'Fox & Friends' - Posted July 9, 2013
More changes are coming to Fox News Channel. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving "The View" and joining FNC to co-host "Fox & Friends" beginning in September. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Woodruff, MSNBC.com, Walters - Posted June 17, 2013
ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff is planning a series of reports for "Nightline," highlighting "the most dangerous and extreme places across the globe." The debut segment airs tonight, and features a look at child coal miners. MSNBC.com continues to staff up. The latest additions include Irin Ca... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Woodruff, MSNBC.com, Walters - Posted June 17, 2013
ABC News correspondent Bob Woodruff is planning a series of reports for "Nightline," highlighting "the most dangerous and extreme places across the globe." The debut segment airs tonight, and features a look at child coal miners. MSNBC.com continues to staff up. The latest additions include Irin Ca... [FishbowlNY]

Marketers Steal Fox News Brand to Push Weight Loss Supplement - Posted June 17, 2013
Health supplement marketers are at it again, using real news brands to push their products. A TVNewser reader sent us this site purported to be Fox News, but with the URL: xxfnws.com. The site pushes Raspberry drops meant to help people lose weight. There's also a real story from FOX's Charlotte... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: ERT, TCA, NCTA - Posted June 11, 2013
According to the NY Times, Greece has shut down its public broadcaster, ERT, as part of cost-cutting measures. ERT will reopen eventually, but with a fraction of its 2,900 strong staff. The Television Critics Association released its 2013 TCA Award nominees. "60 Minutes," "AC360," "The ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: 'Killing Kennedy,' Newswomen, Velshi - Posted May 28, 2013
The TV adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's book "Killing Kennedy" has signed up Rob Lowe to play President Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin to play Mrs. Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald has not yet been cast. Vanity Fair didn't ... [TVNewser]

Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Newsmen' - Posted May 27, 2013
Vanity fair presents a list of the top 10 "best dressed newsmen." What was the magazine looking for in style? "His wardrobe should be dynamic enough to hold our attention but not so outr as to distract from the evening broadc... [TVNewser]

TV Critics Evaluate Barbara Walters' Legacy - Posted May 15, 2013
As Barbara Walters gears up for her retirement next year, televisi... [TVNewser]

Newswomen Identify With Angelina Jolie - Posted May 14, 2013
The overnight story of Angelina Jolie having a double mastectomy has resurrected similar stories of national newswomen who relate only too well to the actress. "Thank God she did it and thank God she talked about it and thank God she got it out there," said Fox News' ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters On Retiring in 2014: 'This Is What I Want To Do' - Posted May 13, 2013
As expected, ABC's Barbara Walters announced her retirement on "The View" today. The show kicked off with Wal... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bloomberg Snooping | Meyers Succeeds Fallon | Walters to Retire in 2014 - Posted May 13, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Bloomberg Snooping | Meyers Succeeds Fallon | Walters to Retire in 2014 - Posted May 13, 2013
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Barbara Walters Wants to Sit on 'Sunny Field' - Posted May 13, 2013
ABC Host of "The View" Barbara Walters is scheduled to announce on this morning's program that she will retire next summer. She will remain executive producer of the show she created in 1997. "I do not want to appear on another program or ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Bloomberg Snooping | Meyers Succeeds Fallon | Walters to Retire in 2014 - Posted May 13, 2013
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Barbara Walters To Officially Announce Retirement - Posted May 12, 2013
ABC News anchor Barbara Walters is making it official: she will be retiring in 2014. We reported that Walters was set to retire in 2014 ba... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters To Officially Announce Retirement Monday - Posted May 12, 2013
ABC News anchor Barbara Walters is making it official: she will be retiring in 2014. We reported that Walters was set to retire in 2014 ba... [FishbowlLA]

Boring Guy Tom Hanks Tops '100 Most Trusted People in America' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Reader's Digest just published a piece titled the "100 Most Trusted People in America" and Tom Hanks took the top spot. This is not sur... [FishbowlLA]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Gets Backstage at TIME 100 - Posted April 24, 2013
The "Today" show had a backstage pass for last night's TIME 100 gala in New York. Matt Lauer cond... [TVNewser]

Walters, O'Reilly, Couric and More Hit THR's Media Power Party - Posted April 11, 2013
As we told you yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter is out with its annual "35 Most Powerful People in Media" list. The honorees were feted at a "power-soaked New... [TVNewser]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers at Women in the World Conference - Posted April 5, 2013
TVNewser editor Merrill Knox is at the Women in the World conference at Lincoln Center New York today where the likes of CBS's Lesley Stahl and Norah O'Donnell, ABC's Cy... [TVNewser]

Tina Brown Kicks Off Women in the World 2013 with Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie and More - Posted April 5, 2013
[caption id="attachment_80143" align="alignright" width="620"] Credit: Roxxe Ireland/Marc Bryan-Brown for Newsweek Daily Beast[/caption] For the fourth annual Women in the World Summit, Tina Brown and Newsweek Dail... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tina Brown Kicks Off Women in the World 2013 with Meryl Streep, Angelina Jolie and More - Posted April 5, 2013
[caption id="attachment_80143" align="alignright" width="620"] Credit: Roxxe Ireland/Marc Bryan-Brown for Newsweek Daily Beast[/caption] For the fourth annual Women in the World Summit, Tina Brown and Newsweek Dail... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters On Retirement: 'I Have No Announcements To Make' - Posted April 1, 2013
ABC's "The View" returned with a new edition today, and Barbara Walters opened the show by dealing with that elephant in the room: her coming retirement. W... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Retire Next Year - Posted March 28, 2013
The twilight of Barbara Walters' career is finally upon us. According to fellow Mediabistro site TVNewser, W... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters to Retire Next Year - Posted March 28, 2013
The twilight of Barbara Walters' career is finally upon us. According to fellow Mediabistro site TVNewser, W... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters to Retire Next Year - Posted March 28, 2013
The twilight of Barbara Walters' career is finally upon us. According to fellow Mediabistro site TVNewser, W... [FishbowlLA]

Barbara Walters To Retire In 2014 - Posted March 28, 2013
ABC News anchor and "The View" co-host Barbara Walters will retire in May, 2014, someone familiar with the matter tells TVNewser. ABC is expected to air a number of specials, tribut... [TVNewser]

Deadline Gets the Barbara Walters Scoop - Posted March 28, 2013
Score one for Nikki Finke's tireless TV editor. It is Nellie Andreeva who arrived first ... [FishbowlLA]

CNN Interested In Elisabeth Hasselbeck - Posted March 21, 2013
"The View" co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck is generating interest from other TV outlets, with her future at the program still unclear. We reported earlier this month that ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Biography: His Friendship With Barbara Walters and Rachel Maddow - Posted March 19, 2013
Today Zev Chafets' biography of Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Roger Ailes: Off Camera, hits bookstores. We've been combing through the book, and will be highlighting a few noteworthy portions. One of the recurring them... [TVNewser]

Babs Move | Video Launch | Less Vick - Posted March 11, 2013
TVNewser: Barbara Walters refutes a rumor that Elisabeth Hasselbeck wants to l... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Babs Move | Video Launch | Less Vick - Posted March 11, 2013
TVNewser: Barbara Walters refutes a rumor that Elisabeth Hasselbeck wants to l... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters: 'No Plans' For Elisabeth Hasselbeck To Leave 'The View' - Posted March 11, 2013
On "The View" this morning, the co-hosts weighed in on the announced departure of Joy Behar at the end of the season, and the rumored departure of Elisabeth ... [TVNewser]

Will Elisabeth Hasselbeck Be the Next Host to Leave 'The View'? - Posted March 8, 2013
The future of "The View" co-host Elisabeth Hasselback is up in the air. According to two sources familiar with the matter, Hasselbeck will not be returning to the daytime program next season. In a statement, a spo... [TVNewser]

As One 'View' Host Returns, Another Prepares To Depart - Posted March 8, 2013
On Monday Barbara Walters returned to her rightful seat behind the table on "The Vie... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Returns To 'The View' - Posted March 4, 2013
ABC's Barbara Walters made her triumphant return to TV on "The View" this morning. Walters has been out since late January, when she ... [TVNewser]

Back on Track | Dropped | Wine Helps - Posted February 26, 2013
TVNewser: Barbara Walters is returning to The View on Monday... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Back on Track | Dropped | Wine Helps - Posted February 26, 2013
TVNewser: Barbara Walters is returning to The View on Monday... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Returning To 'The View' Monday - Posted February 26, 2013
ABC's Barbara Walters will return to "The View" on Monday, March 4. Walters called into the daytime program this morning to deliver the news herself. "Like it or not, I'm coming back on the show again starting next Monday," Walters said. "No mo... [TVNewser]

New TV Series: How Do I Get a Job At...? - Posted February 6, 2013
Mediabistro TV has launched a brand new series called "Score That Job," which becomes the fifth original series to go into production. Starring Mediabistro's career expert, Vicki Salemi, the series tackles the question, "How do I get a... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters Home from the Hospital - Posted January 29, 2013
Barbara Walters is at home after more than a week of hospitalizations. Despite running a temperature, Walters, 83, traveled to Washington, D.C. -- her choice -- for ABC's coverage of the inauguration. Earlier reports had Walters tripping on some steps ... [TVNewser]

Vehicular Answer | All In The Family | Good Luck - Posted January 28, 2013
AgencySpy: Is your teen going to prom alone -- and therefore a loser? Just give him an Audi! Problem solved. SocialTimes:... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vehicular Answer | All In The Family | Good Luck - Posted January 28, 2013
AgencySpy: Is your teen going to prom alone -- and therefore a loser? Just give him an Audi! Problem solved. SocialTimes:... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Has Chicken Pox - Posted January 28, 2013
It appears the stumble on the stairs at the British Ambassador's residence -- which resulted in hospitalization -- was the beginning of more serious health troubles for ... [TVNewser]

Interview Queen Has Chicken Pox - Posted January 28, 2013
ABC "The View's" Barbara Walters has chicken pox? The most famous interviewer in the U.S. outside of maybe Oprah just can't cut a break these days. The news on ABC.com comes just a week after the 83-year-old famed jour... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's David Muir Guest Hosts 'The View' - Posted January 26, 2013
With Barbara Walters still recovering from a fall during Inauguration weekend fall, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Brain Tumor Kept Martin Bashir Out of Work - Posted January 22, 2013
It was reported in 2008 that MSNBC's Martin Bashir has a brain tumor. The illness is still there and causing problems. "I have a brain tumor," Bashir told FishbowlDC last night when asked why he was absent from hi... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters Remains Hospitalized in D.C. - Posted January 22, 2013
Barbara Walters remains in a Washington, D.C. hospital this morning after suffering a cut on her head in a fall at the British Ambas... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Injured in Fall at British Ambassador's Residence - Posted January 20, 2013
[caption id="attachment_160017" align="alignleft" width="300"] Barbara Walters following a 2012 interview with Pres. and Mrs. Obama.[/caption] ABC's Barbara Walters, in Washington for coverage of the Inauguration, fell on a stair w... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly: 'I Sent You Guys Over My Talking Points, You Obviously Didn't Read It' - Posted January 18, 2013
Bill O'Reilly was back on "The View" this morning. No raised voices. No walkouts. In fact, is it me,... [TVNewser]

Big-Name Publicist Maurie Perl Leaving Cond Nast - Posted January 9, 2013
In Industry Insider News, one of the New York media world's biggest PR names has announced a major career change. Maurie Perl has a long history performing public relations work for some of the publishing industry's best-regarded titles including Vanity ... [PRNewser]

Final 11:35 'Nightline' Is Tonight - Posted January 7, 2013
It's not very often a number show is moved out of its timeslot by network execs, but that's what's happening at ABC as "Nightline" moves from 11:35pm to 12:35am beginning tomorrow night making room for "Jimmey Kimmel Live" after the late local news. "Nightline" was born out of the Iranian Hostage Crisis.... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' Interview with Obamas Now Scheduled for 'Nightline' - Posted December 26, 2012
On Dec. 11 Barbara Walters got what's become an annual sit-down with Pres. and Mrs. Obama. Portions of the newsmaking interview have already aired on ABC News programs. A longer version -- which featured the Obamas first joint... [TVNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Coverage Plans For This Evening - Posted December 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_158807" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: Shannon Hicks, The Newtown Bee[/caption] With the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, CT, the broadcast networks and cable news channels are changing up their plans tonight. All three of the evening news anchors, ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' 'Most Fascinating' Boosts ABC - Posted December 13, 2012
The ABC News primetime special "Barbara Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People Of 2012" helped boost ABC's ratings last night. The special drew 7.66 million viewers, according to preliminary national ratings from Nielsen. ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Names Her Most Fascinating Person of 2012 - Posted December 13, 2012
ABC's Barbara Walters named General David Petraeus her "Most Fascinating" person of 2012. It is a repeat performance for Petraeus, ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: 'Axelstache,' King, Faux FNC Study - Posted December 10, 2012
Democratic strategist David Axelrod has already shaved his mustache on "Morning Joe," but he can't help himself, and is taking his mustache-shaving ways to CNN. Alex Castellanos, a Republican strategist and CNN contributor, says that if they can secure another 500 contributions for Axelrod's charity, then ... [TVNewser]

The Sunday Ticker: Walters, NYC 'Talk,' GMA Live - Posted December 9, 2012
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with ABC's Barbara Walters at the White House for their first joint interview since re-election. The interview, an annual holiday tradition and airing Friday on "20/20," will begin with President Obama alone, with Mrs. Obama joining in. CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Makes Return to NBC - Posted November 7, 2012
Not sure who had the remote control for those huge monitors at the Romney campaign site in Boston -- the ones that kept changing all night. But it made for fun viewing for us. During an ABC liveshot with David Muir, Fox News was on the monit... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Makes Return to NBC - Posted November 7, 2012
Not sure who had the remote control for those huge monitors at the Romney campaign site in Boston -- the ones that kept changing all night. But it made for fun viewing for us. During an ABC liveshot with David Muir, Fox News was on the monit... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Pledges $250,000 During 'Day of Giving' - Posted November 5, 2012
ABC has added up the pledges for "Good Morning America's" part in the Disney-wide "Day of Giving." As of 11:30am it stands at $8.34 million, which includes a $3M match from Samsung. That also includes a pledge from Barbara Walters for $250,000... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: $23M Telethon, Day of Giving, Katie's Tour - Posted November 5, 2012
NBC News announced nearly $23 million dollars was raised during the one-hour telethon and concert for Sandy victims Friday night. Nine NBCU networks broadcast the special. "Today" reported the telethon raised "record donations." "Good Morning America" kicked off ABC's "Day of Giving" for Sandy victims. Everyone from Barbara Walte... [TVNewser]

ABC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
ABC News has announced its plans for election night coverage. As we've already reported, ABC's coverage will originate from Times Square Studios, home of "Good Morning America." Led by ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Joe Kernen and One Republican's Response to the Debate - Posted October 17, 2012
After last week's head-spinning scene where real-life democrats took campaign advice from fictional politicians (Chris Noth, you've got my vote), I thought I'd pretty much covered the landscape of presidential politics among the Wednesday Michael's crowd. Nothing doing. Before I could settle in for my lunch with P... [FishbowlLA]

The Morning Ticker: More Moonves, Walters/Lohan, Piers' Prez Pick - Posted October 16, 2012
CBS CEO Les Moonves has inked a contract extension that will keep him at the Eye network through mid 2017. "I look forward to all Leslie will continue to do as the genius that he is." said CBS chairman Sumner Redstone in a statement. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney Cancels On 'The View' - Posted October 15, 2012
Hell hath no fury like "The View" co-hosts scorned? At the top of the ABC talk show this morning, Barbara Walters announced that GOP Presidential candidate ... [TVNewser]

Cy-Fi: Toure Proves He's From the Streets - Posted September 25, 2012
Where we watch MSNBC's The Cycle and Fox News' The Five so you don't have to... On The Cycle yesterday co-host Toure -- a black man with about as much street cred as ... [PRNewser]

Cy-Fi: Toure Proves He's From the Streets - Posted September 25, 2012
Where we watch MSNBC's The Cycle and Fox News' The Five so you don't have to... On The Cycle yesterday co-host Toure -- a black man with about as much street cred as ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters, Carole Simpson Debate the Debates - Posted September 21, 2012
With the first presidential debate less than two weeks away, the Paley Center for Media in New York is hosting an event with two former debate moderators, and a man who produced eight presidential debates. Next Thursday, Barbara Walters... [TVNewser]

Cond Nast to Launch French Vanity Fair - Posted September 18, 2012
Beginning next year, Cond Nast will publish a French version of Vanity Fair. According to The New York Times, almost all of the content will be original, and the magazine will be edited by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cond Nast to Launch French Vanity Fair - Posted September 18, 2012
Beginning next year, Cond Nast will publish a French version of Vanity Fair. According to The New York Times, almost all of the content will be original, and the magazine will be edited by ... [FishbowlNY]

Oprah And Gayle King To Go Head To Head In The Morning - Posted August 30, 2012
Following the announcement this morning that today would be Robin Roberts... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Signs Off Early From 'GMA' To Be With Family In Hurricane Zone - Posted August 30, 2012
ABC this morning announced that today would be Robin Roberts' last day anchoring "Good Morning America" before she goes on extended leave. Tomorrow ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington and a Socialite Celebration - Posted August 1, 2012
We were so disappointed to hear we missed Alec Baldwin by a day. A little birdie told me Manhattan's most famous newlywed was in an extremely good mood yesterday as he dined with a mystery gal with a British accent (Attention Andrea Peyser!). Here's another tasty tidbit about the 30 Rock... [FishbowlLA]

Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington and a Socialite Celebration - Posted August 1, 2012
We were so disappointed to hear we missed Alec Baldwin by a day. A little birdie told me Manhattan's most famous newlywed was in an extremely good mood yesterday as he dined with a mystery gal with a British accent (Attention Andrea Peyser!). Here's another tasty tidbit about the 30 Rock... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters, Arianna Huffington and a Socialite Celebration - Posted August 1, 2012
We were so disappointed to hear we missed Alec Baldwin by a day. A little birdie told me Manhattan's most famous newlywed was in an extremely good mood yesterday as he dined with a mystery gal with a British accent (Attention Andrea Peyser!). Here's another tasty tidbit about the 30 Rock... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts to Take Next Few Weeks Off as Chemotherapy Takes Toll - Posted July 31, 2012
Robin Roberts left "Good Morning America" this morning just as the second hour began, announcing, "I'm not feeling too well." She'll be taking off the rest of this week and the next two weeks, part of which was a planned vacation, as she conti... [TVNewser]

ABC News Chief: 'Stern and Serious' Talk With Brian Ross After Colorado Mistake - Posted July 27, 2012
ABC News held its panel at the Television Critics Association Summer press tour, and ABC News president Ben Sherwood had plenty to talk about. He was pressed about the mistake made by ... [TVNewser]

George Zimmerman Calls Into 'The View,' And Barbara Walters Rebuffs His Interview Request - Posted July 19, 2012
A bizarre exchange occurred on ABC's "The View" not long ago, as George Zimmerman apparently called into the program to try and talk to Barbara Walters... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Nixed Zimmerman Interview Over Hotel Demands - Posted July 19, 2012
The New York Post reports, and TVNewser has confirmed, that ABC News anchor Barbara Walters nixed an interview with ... [TVNewser]

ABC News to Present 'Best in TV' Special - Posted July 11, 2012
Barbara Walters has been tapped to host an ABC News special this Fall in conjunction with ABC's airing of the Emmy Awards. "Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time," produced in conjunction with People magazine, will air in Septe... [TVNewser]

What is Gretchen Carlson's Nickname at Fox News? - Posted June 11, 2012
Elisabeth Hasselbeck was off this morning, (buying a house, perhaps) so ABC called on another morning show ... [TVNewser]

PRs, Media Help Assad Efforts to Improve Image - Posted June 11, 2012
Brown Lloyd James was paid $5,000 ... [PRNewser]

Martha Raddatz Presented Fred Friendly First Amendment Award - Posted June 7, 2012
ABC's Martha Raddatz is presented the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award in New York City Martha Raddatz has been in worse rooms, in worse countries, on military bases and battlefields. T... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Martha Raddatz Presented Fred Friendly First Amendment Award - Posted June 7, 2012
ABC's Martha Raddatz is presented the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award in New York City Martha Raddatz has been in worse rooms, in worse countries, on military bases and battlefields. T... [FishbowlNY]

Martha Raddatz Presented Fred Friendly First Amendment Award - Posted June 7, 2012
ABC's Martha Raddatz is presented the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award in New York City Martha Raddatz has been in worse rooms, in worse countries, on military bases and battlefields. T... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Regrets Using Influence to Help Syrian Woman Try to Get Internship with Piers Morgan - Posted June 5, 2012
ABC's Barbara Walters is apologizing for using her influence to to help a former aide of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad find work in the U.S. The Telegraph got a hold ... [TVNewser]

Liz Claman Joins ABC's 'This Week' Roundtable - Posted May 25, 2012
Liz Claman is the latest Fox anchor to make a guest appearance on ABC's "This Week." The Fox Business Network anchor will join the roundtable on Sunday. A few weeks ago, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liz Claman Joins ABC's 'This Week' Roundtable - Posted May 25, 2012
Liz Claman is the latest Fox anchor to make a guest appearance on ABC's "This Week." The Fox Business Network anchor will join the roundtable on Sunday. A few weeks ago, ... [FishbowlNY]

HLN to Broadcast Daytime Emmy Awards - Posted May 24, 2012
HLN made it official today, announcing it will broadcast the 39th annual daytime Emmy Awards next month. The daytime Emmys will be presented Saturday, June 23 at 8pmET, at The Beverly Hilton hotel. "HLN is thrilled to work with NATA... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HLN to Broadcast Daytime Emmy Awards - Posted May 24, 2012
HLN made it official today, announcing it will broadcast the 39th annual daytime Emmy Awards next month. The daytime Emmys will be presented Saturday, June 23 at 8pmET, at The Beverly Hilton hotel. "HLN is thrilled to work with NATA... [FishbowlNY]

HLN to Broadcast Daytime Emmy Awards - Posted May 24, 2012
HLN made it official today, announcing it will broadcast the 39th annual daytime Emmy Awards next month. The daytime Emmys will be presented Saturday, June 23 at 8pmET, at The Beverly Hilton hotel. "HLN is thrilled to work with NATA... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Talks Politics on 'The View' - Posted May 24, 2012
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was a guest on ABC's "The View" this morning. Scarborough's "Morning Joe" co-host... [TVNewser]

President Obama Booked On 'The View,' Returns to ABC Next Week - Posted May 10, 2012
President Obama will be making his second appearance on ABC in as many weeks next Tuesday, though this time it won't be for ABC News. Obama will be a guest on the ABC daytime program "The View." The interview will be taped Monday as part of the show's "Red, White &... [TVNewser]

The News About the New News Network - Posted May 8, 2012
Here's how several ABC programs reported Monday's news of the new ABC News/Univision network: :23 minutes into Monday's "The View," ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

Bad Form | Knicks > Nets | Blind Faith - Posted April 30, 2012
TVNewser: Barbara Walters didn't like a joke Jimmy Kimmel ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bad Form | Knicks > Nets | Blind Faith - Posted April 30, 2012
TVNewser: Barbara Walters didn't like a joke Jimmy Kimmel ... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Did Not Like Jimmy Kimmel's Joke About Her At The WHCD - Posted April 30, 2012
ABC News anchor and "The View" host Barbara Walters did not like her colleague Jimmy Kimmel's joke about her at the White House Correspondents Dinner. "16 yea... [TVNewser]

Did Greta Van Susteren's Husband Have the Best Seat in the House? - Posted April 29, 2012
As you know by now, Greta Van Susteren invited two Kardashians and a Lohan to the White House Correspondents' Dinner last night. Not surprisingly, Kim Kardashian and Lindsay Lohan (and ... [FishbowlLA]

Did Greta Van Susteren's Husband Have the Best Seat in the House? - Posted April 29, 2012
As you know by now, Greta Van Susteren invited two Kardashians and a Lohan to the White House Correspondents' Dinner last night. Not surprisingly, Kim Kardashian and ... [TVNewser]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [TVNewser]

'Today' Back on Top in the Mornings - Posted April 26, 2012
A week after breaking the "Today" show's 852-week win streak, "Good Morning America" slipped back to second place last week, according to just-released Nielsen ratings. "Today" drew 5.253 million vi... [TVNewser]

Newsers Prep for TIME 100 Gala - Posted April 24, 2012
The TIME 100 gala is tonight at Time Warner Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. The annual list celebrates those the magazine has deemed the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Among them ... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Whorld of Paul Wharton: Take #2 - Posted April 23, 2012
This weekend's edition of "Paul Wharton's Style," the new TV show airing Sundays at noon on DC50, opens with Paul's TV team preparing for a blowout party. Paul Wharton is seen breezing through his offices with heads turning... [FishbowlDC]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

What's Barbara Walters Up To? - Posted April 5, 2012
Well, we're glad you asked. Showing she's got range wider than Ted Turner's Montana ranchlands, ABC's Barbara Walters interviewed transgender beauty contestant ... [TVNewser]

ABC's 20/20 Scores with Lotto Show - Posted April 2, 2012
Those Mega multi-millionaires in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland aren't the only ones who scored Friday night. ABC's special "20/20" anchored by Barbara Walters and all about the ups and downs of being a lottery winner, scored the ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Shortys, Roastmaster Babs, Clark - Posted March 27, 2012
CNN won two "Shorty Awards" last night. One award was for "Best use of Video in a Social Media Campaign" for its Royal Wedding coverage, and the other was for "Best Use of Social Media for News." CNN notes that it has more Twitter followers than any other U.S. TV news... [TVNewser]

Assad Emails Reveal ABC News Correspondence, CNN Deception - Posted March 14, 2012
In an impressive scoop, The Guardian has acquired a cache of emails from embattled Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. While many emails shed a light on Assad's personal life or the crackdown o... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Tops List of Favorite Current Affairs Personality - Posted February 27, 2012
Diane Sawyer tops the latest Harris poll of favorite current affairs personalities. Of 26 names, respondents were asked which three are their favorites. Almost a quarter (23%) said ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Star Jones Returns to 'The View,' Discusses Contentious Exit - Posted February 23, 2012
Star Jones returned to ABC's "The View" Wednesday. Jones had been a panelist on the ABC daytime show for years, before abruptly quitting the show in 2006. Jones found out that her contract would not be renewed, and decided to announce that she would be leaving, surprising her fellow panelists, including... [TVNewser]

Babs Goes Bad Ass: Hits The Streets With Graffiti Artist - Posted February 7, 2012
It looks like ABC News anchor Barbara Walters is planning a profile on graffiti artists David Choe. Choe famously took Facebook stock in lieu of cash when he decorated the social networking site's office bac... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Babs Goes Bad Ass: Hits The Streets With Graffiti Artist - Posted February 7, 2012
It looks like ABC News anchor Barbara Walters is planning a profile on graffiti artists David Choe. Choe famously took Facebook stock in lieu of cash when he decorated the social networking site's office bac... [FishbowlNY]

Fmr. TV Newsman's Home to be Auctioned Off - Posted February 7, 2012
Today at 2 p.m. there will be a trustees' sale of former TV newsman Howard K. Smith's 4.39-acre home in Bethesda. The ad says the "property is believed to offer future townhome development opportunity." The auction is being held at th... [PRNewser]

Pippa Payout? U.S. Networks Allegedly Battling Over Royal Interview - Posted January 30, 2012
A pair of U.K. tabloids report that a handful of U.S. networks are in a battle to secure the first stateside TV interview with Pippa Middleton, the sister of Princess Kate, and sister-in-law of Prince William. Middleton is about to start promoting a new book about party planning, so the ... [TVNewser]

Rotten Fish Food - Posted January 26, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Very Gross Things we Think you Ought to Know...)                     Today's Edition of Fish Food takes a look at some of the grosser parts of the news. Don't say we did... [FishbowlDC]

Ryan Seacrest Stays Mum on 'Today' Show Talk - Posted January 19, 2012
As Ryan Seacrest partners with Mark Cuban and others to rebrand HDNet, he remai... [TVNewser]

Reuniting Anchors and Reliving 60 Years of Today - Posted January 13, 2012
This morning "Today" dedicated most of its broadcast to its 60th anniversary celebration, kicking off with an introduction from Matt Lauer: ... [TVNewser]

How Barbara Walters Woke up Today: 'That's my legacy. I'm very proud of it.' - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_106793" align="alignright" width="304" caption="Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs pose in the "Today" photo booth during the show's 60th Anniversary broadcast this morning."][/caption] Barbara Walters' reti... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

As 'Today' Prepares for 60 Year Celebration, Matt Lauer Celebrates 15 Years Behind the Anchor Desk - Posted January 6, 2012
Next Friday, January 13, NBC's "Today" will bring back a slew of former anchors, including Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Tom Brokaw, ... [TVNewser]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Channels Proust in Questions To Obamas. I'm Not 'Spock-like' Says Prez - Posted December 22, 2011
Friday night, ABC will air a Barbara Walters special with President and Mrs. Obama. During her interviews Walters got personal -- but then, when doesn't she? -- as the Obamas approach their 20th wedding anniversary next year. ABC sa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Channels Proust in Questions To Obamas. I'm Not 'Spock-like' Says Prez - Posted December 22, 2011
Friday night, ABC will air a Barbara Walters special with President and Mrs. Obama. During her interviews Walters got personal -- but then, when doesn't she? -- as the Obamas approach their 20th wedding anniversary next year. ABC sa... [FishbowlNY]

Who in the White House is a TMZ Leaker? - Posted December 15, 2011
Pres. Obama with Barbara Walters on 'The View' in July, 2010 TMZ has ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Can I Get A 'What!?' - Posted December 15, 2011
Last night on her annual "10 Most Fascinating People" special (Steve Jobs was named Most Fascinating) Ba... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly: Anchor, Mother, Debate Moderator - Posted December 11, 2011
Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly is profiled in today's New York Times, and t... [TVNewser]

ABC News, Yahoo! Partnership Takes Shape in Barbara Walters' Interview with Al Assad - Posted December 7, 2011
In addition to appearing on "Good Morning America" with an exclusive interview with Bashar Al Assad, Barbara Walters taped a special introduction for ABCNews.com and their ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Will Get Attribution - Posted December 7, 2011
Many networks get touchy about their "exclusives." In their releases they put orders in all caps, saying things like, "YOU MUST CREDIT..." Today ABC News goes a step further on Barbara Walters's genuinely exclusive i... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters To Interview Syria's Al-Assad - Posted December 6, 2011
In his first TV interview with an American outlet since the uprising began in his country earlier this year, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad will speak to ABC's Barbara Walters. Walters questioned Syria's leader on the human rights violations the UN has said his government is committing, as well as the harsh treatment... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Stretches Definition of 'Fascinating' - Posted December 1, 2011
FishbowlLA understands that Barbara Walters' annual "Ten Most Fascinating People" TV special is about as rock solid as People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive" shtick. It's a harmless slice of holiday season ratings fluff, to be tuned in or not at the bored viewer's own risk. ... [FishbowlLA]

Kardashians, Katy Perry and Donald Trump Among Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating' People of 2011 - Posted November 30, 2011
ABC has announced the list of people to make Barbara Walters' 2011 "10 Most Fascinating People." The number one "most fascinating person will be revealed on the special Wednesday, December 14, but the remainder of the list has been made public. ... [TVNewser]

Herman Cain Cancels Dinner with Matt Lauer, Bill O'Reilly, Barbara Walters and Greta Van Susteren - Posted November 29, 2011
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain--who is said to be ... [TVNewser]

'Today' Anchors at Book Signing - Posted November 16, 2011
Stephen Battaglio's new coffee table book, From Yesterday to TODAY is in bookstores now. The book looks back on the NBC News program's 60 years -- when, in 1952, Dave Garroway ushered in a new era in morning broadcasting. (A sentiment heard this week ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Speaks to Bernie Madoff - Posted October 27, 2011
With his wife Ruth set to speak to CBS' "60 Minutes" on Sunday and NBC's "Today" on Monday, ABC News presented an exclusive interview with the ponzi-schemer himself Bernie Madoff on "Good Morning America" this morning... sort of. Because the prison he is in does not allow cameras, Barbara Walters had to... [TVNewser]

ABC News Stars Assemble for Photo Shoot - Posted October 26, 2011
Just about anybody who is on ABC News was in a photo studio on Manhattan's West Side this morning for what ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls a one-of-a-kind photo shoot. "Never in the history of the industry has ther... [TVNewser]

Madoff, Mariah Help Make 20/20 Friday's #1 Show - Posted October 23, 2011
ABC's "20/20," which featured Chris Cuomo's interview with the daughter-in-la... [GalleyCat]

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford Named Analyst for Fox News - Posted October 22, 2011
Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor, who survived calls for impeachment in 2009 after it was revealed he was having an affair with an Argentinean woman, has been named a political analyst for Fox News. The New York Times Ca... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the Death of Muammar Gaddafi - Posted October 21, 2011
The three U.S. evening newscasts spent a combined 32 minutes and 45 seconds on the killing of Muammar Gaddafi on their newscasts Thursday evening, extending their first blocks beyond the 10-minute mark. [caption id="attachment_93994" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A Libyan news anchor smiles while reporting the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death, as shown on... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [FishbowlNY]

TVNewsers Wear Purple To Show Their 'Spirit' - Posted October 20, 2011
People across the country today participated in "Spirit Day," wearing purple as a sign of support for LGBT youth. The movement, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, counted several visible people as champions of the anti-bullying cause: morning anchors, evening anchors and cable anchors on several networks were... [TVNewser]

Hank Williams, Jr. 'Not Smart Enough' to Think of a Better Analogy Than Hitler - Posted October 11, 2011
"This is your first appearance. We welcome you. We're glad you chose our forum to make your own statements," said Barbara Walters at the start of an interview with H... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Harold Ford, Jr. and Bravo's Chris March - Posted October 5, 2011
We could barely keep up with the steady stream of A-listers who poured into Michael's today. When we arrived a little before noon, there was a handful of power brokers quietly hunkering down to business over their Cobb salads in the back of the room. By the time Bravo's latest star,... [FishbowlLA]

Barbara Walters, Harold Ford, Jr. and Bravo's Chris March - Posted October 5, 2011
We could barely keep up with the steady stream of A-listers who poured into Michael's today. When we arrived a little before noon, there was a handful of power brokers quietly hunkering down to business over their Cobb salads in the back of the room. By the time Bravo's latest star,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters, Harold Ford, Jr. and Bravo's Chris March - Posted October 5, 2011
We could barely keep up with the steady stream of A-listers who poured into Michael's today. When we arrived a little before noon, there was a handful of power brokers quietly hunkering down to business over their Cobb salads in the back of the room. By the time Bravo's latest star,... [FishbowlNY]

35 Years Ago Today, Barbara Walters Became the Nation's Highest Paid Journalist - Posted October 4, 2011
35 years ago today Barbara Walters became the highest paid journalist when she was named co-anchor of the ABC Evening News. From the Jewish Women's Archive: On O... [TVNewser]

Will the Yahoo!/ABC News Partnership Change Your Media Strategy? - Posted October 3, 2011
ABC News brought out the big guns this morning -- Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, ... [PRNewser]

ABC News Partners with Yahoo! - Posted October 3, 2011
Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, David Muir, ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 28, 2011
Quotes of the Day A Brilliant Suggestion "With Andy Rooney retiring, only viable option for 60 Minutes is to bring in @markknoller for that role." -- Reuters White House Correspondent Steve Holland referencing CBS White House radio correspondent Mark Knoller. Read... [FishbowlDC]

'Marie Claire' Panel Audience Directs Privacy Questions at Facebook - Posted July 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_24949" align="alignleft" width="340" caption="Left to right: Common Sense Media's Amy Guggenheim Shenkan, Facebook's Randi Zuckerberg, ESPN's Erin Andrews, Chelsea Clinton, and 'Marie Claire' EIC Joanna Coles"][/caption] Last night, former first daughter Chels... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric to Co-Host 'The View' - Posted July 21, 2011
•Soon-to-be ABC News contributor Katie Couric will make her guest hosting debut on ABC's "The View" Wednesday, August 3. Couric will co-host the program along with Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldbe... [TVNewser]

Casey Anthony Sentenced to 4 Years - Posted July 7, 2011
... [TVNewser]

ABC News Speaks with Juror #3, Jennifer Ford: 'We Were Sick to Our Stomach to Get That Verdict' - Posted July 6, 2011
ABC News has gotten the first interview with a juror in the Casey Anthony trial. Juror #3, Jennifer Ford said that she and the other jurors cried and were "sick to our stomach" after delivering the not guilty ver... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Interview Casey Anthony's Lawyer - Posted July 6, 2011
ABC News' Barbara Walters will interview Casey Anthony's lawyer Jose Baez today. Portions of the interview will air... [TVNewser]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [FishbowlLA]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mary Higgins Clark, The Hiltons And The Media Mob - Posted June 1, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The sweltering heat (wasn't it just snowing last week?) didn't keep the regulars away from Michael's today. The dining room was jam packed with authors, agents and media mavens all deep in conversation about who knows what. From the looks of things, the power lunch crowd here is ge... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters, Vernon Jordan and NBC's David Corvo Serves Up TV Dish - Posted May 25, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It's been hard enough to keep track of the steady stream of A-listers that pour into Michael's on any given Wednesday, but this afternoon really kept me hopping. While the usual roster of boldface names traded air kisses and table hopped in the front room, the garden room was... [FishbowlLA]

Fortune Magazine Honors the Most Powerful Women - Posted May 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_36467" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Jemal Countess/Getty Images. "][/caption] Last night was Fortune magazine's dinner for its "Most Powerful Women," and it was a gathering of some of the most accomplished women in their fields. Among the leaders were Xerox CEO ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fortune Magazine Honors the Most Powerful Women - Posted May 25, 2011
[caption id="attachment_36467" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Jemal Countess/Getty Images. "][/caption] Last night was Fortune magazine's dinner for its "Most Powerful Women," and it was a gathering of some of the most accomplished women in their fields. Among the leaders were Xerox CEO ... [FishbowlNY]

From Southern Storms to Royal Wedding, a Friday Night of News - Posted April 30, 2011
The broadcast networks devoted a significant chunk of time last night to news programs. CBS produced an hour on the Royal Wedding at 8pm, while NBC and ABC went head-to-head with two hour specials from 9-11pm. The first hour of "Dateline" was anchored by Brian Williams and was devoted almost entirely... [TVNewser]

PR Joins in the Royal Wedding Festivities - Posted April 29, 2011
[caption id="attachment_20074" align="alignnone" width="505" caption="Photo: Chris Jackson/Getty Images"][/caption] I have to admit -- I'm pretty caught up in the Royal Wedding. And there are some among the PR industry who are as well. Who says ... [PRNewser]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

Hosting Gig, Documentary Film on Obesity in Katie Couric's Future - Posted April 12, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric may not have officially announced what she will do when her contract expires June 4, but she has already lined up a couple of new gigs. Couric is working on a feature-length documentary about obesity... [TVNewser]

Be a Royal Wedding Guest of ABC News Digital - Posted April 11, 2011
ABC News Digital is undergoing the final alterations to its wardrobe of Royal Wedding coverage, which will include an exclusive digital-only show with Yahoo!, a Twitter feed, coverage on Facebook, and an enhanced video eBook. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer to Lead ABC News Royal Wedding Coverage - Posted April 11, 2011
ABC News has slated its coverage plans for the upcoming Royal Wedding. Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer will lead the networ... [TVNewser]

From Barbara Walters to Meredith Vieira, the Women of 'Today' - Posted April 2, 2011
Barbara Walters, Jane Pauley, Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira, participated in a piece earlier this week celebrating the women of "Today." It's part of a seri... [TVNewser]

LA Expert Co-Anchors Catholic Version of The View - Posted March 9, 2011
On Friday, March 11th, the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) will unveil a new program, The Catholic View for... [FishbowlLA]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [GalleyCat]

Charlie Sheen Gets a Comic Book - Posted March 8, 2011
There's not much left to laugh at when it comes to Charlie Sheen. Per tonight's latest "Sheen's Korner" Intern... [FishbowlLA]

Barbara Walters 1989 Interview with Moammar Gadhafi Gets 2011 Play - Posted February 22, 2011
Barbara Walters' 1989 interview with Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has gotten a lot of play over the last 24 hours. Walters appeared on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" last night, and parts of her interview were playing on "Nightline," "World News Now," "Good Morning America" and "The View" today. ... [TVNewser]

The Most-Watched Interview In History? Not Quite - Posted February 8, 2011
Last week, we reported on Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

Jane Lynch to Katie Couric on 'Glee': 'I hate you Diane Sawyer' - Posted February 7, 2011
CBS' Katie Couric was on the post-Super Bowl episode of "Glee." When Couric broke the news that coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) was "loser of the year," Lynch said "I thought this was the 10 most fascinating?" "That's Barbara Walters," Couric said. At the end of the interview coach Sylve... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly on Obama Sit-down: 'More people will see this interview than any other interview that's ever been done in the history of mankind' - Posted February 4, 2011
[caption id="attachment_51665" align="alignright" width="324" caption="Bill O'Reilly interviews Sen. Barack Obama, Sept. 4, 2008."][/caption] Fox News' Bill O'Reilly called into "Happening Now" this morning and made a very bold prediction: t... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan Hires Away Barbara Walters' Booker - Posted February 1, 2011
Katie Nelson Thomson has left ABC News and joins CNN as senior broadcast producer of "Piers Morgan Tonight." Thomson spent 15 years at ABC News, working primarily with Barbara Walters... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters on 'Live! with Regis and Kelly' - Posted January 31, 2011
ABC's Barbara Walters was a guest on "Live! with Regis and Kelly" this morning to discuss her upcoming special on heart surgery. Walters to... [TVNewser]

ABC Slates Barbara Walters Heart Surgery Special - Posted January 21, 2011
ABC has scheduled a new primetime Barbara Walters special focusing on people that have undergone heart surgery."A Barbara Walters Special: A Matte... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Sanjay Gupta, & Glenn Beck Make Forbes' '10 Most Influential Celebrities' List - Posted January 13, 2011
Forbes magazine released "The 10 Most Influential Celebrities" list today -- defining influence as "the power to affect people or events, especially when that power is based on pre... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Politico's Keach Hagey - Posted January 7, 2011
Say hello to Politico's media writer Keach Hagey, a native of... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams' Exec Producer Previews Upcoming Boehner Interview - Posted January 5, 2011
FishbowlDC caught up with Bob Epstein, Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, through a spokeswoman. While we are dying to know if Williams is planning to pull a ... [PRNewser]

Brian Williams' Exec Producer Previews Upcoming Boehner Interview - Posted January 5, 2011
FishbowlDC caught up with Bob Epstein, Executive Producer of NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, through a spokeswoman. While we are dying to know if Williams is planning to pull a ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams Honor Larry King - Posted December 17, 2010
As we reported last night, all three broadcast evening news anchors, along with Barbara Walters, dropped ... [TVNewser]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama, All Three Evening News Anchors Among The Guests Wishing Larry King Farewell - Posted December 16, 2010
As promised, CNN delivered a star-studded goodbye for Larry King, who signed off for the last time on his daiy interview program this evening. As we reported, comedian Bill Maher and "American Idol" host ... [TVNewser]

Star Jones New Editor-At-Large of Uptown Magazine - Posted December 15, 2010
Star Jones has a new gig as Editor-at-Large for Uptown, which bills itself as an upscale publication aimed at highly-affluent African Americans. Jones' first column will appear in the special Weddings and Travel issue, which hits newsstands on January 20th. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Star Jones New Editor-At-Large of Uptown Magazine - Posted December 15, 2010
Star Jones has a new gig as Editor-at-Large for Uptown, which bills itself as an upscale publication aimed at highly-affluent African Americans. Jones' first column will appear in the special Weddings and Travel issue, which hits newsstands on January 20th. ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Snags Rare Non-FNC Sarah Palin Interview - Posted December 14, 2010
Because she is a paid contributor to Fox News, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin rarely gives interviews outisde of the channel. An exception was made last week, when ABC's Barbara W... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters on Something She Has 'Never Done Before' - Posted December 10, 2010
While your TVNewsers were at the CBS holiday party -- more on that later -- the network's primetime slate was winning the ratings -- in Households (7.6 rating), Total Viewers (12.4 million), and the A18-49 demo (2.9 rating). CBS dramas "CSI" and "The Mentalist" were up against two ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Enters the 'No Spin Zone,' Talks 'Most Fascinating People' - Posted December 10, 2010
ABC News' Barbara Walters made a trip to Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor" yesterday to talk about her "10 Most Fascinating People" special on ABC last night. It was a fun interview, with host Bill O'Reilly asking her about asking Oprah if she was gay, and whether she had Fox News... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters & Bill O'Reilly Visit David Letterman - Posted December 7, 2010
•A couple of tvnewsers are heading over to Broadway & 53rd St. this week to pay a visit to the "Late Show with David Letterman." Tomorrow night, Barbara Walters will be on to talk about her upcoming special "Oprah: The Exit Interview." And on Thursday night, Bi... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters 'Most Fascinating People' 2010: Snooki, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin and More... - Posted November 29, 2010
ABC's Barbara Walters has ann... [TVNewser]

Could Sarah Palin Beat Barack Obama in 2012?: 'I Believe So,' says Palin - Posted November 17, 2010
Fox News analyst, TLC star, "Dancing with the Stars" mom, former Alaska governor and VP nominee Sarah Palin tells Barbara Walters that if she decides to run for president, she could beat Pres. Obama. ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Interview President Obama, First Lady for Primetime Thanksgiving Special - Posted November 16, 2010
ABC's Barbara Walters will interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for a primetime special to air the day after Thanksgiving. The program, "A Barbar... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer Glam up for Glamour Women of the Year Event - Posted November 9, 2010
Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Brian Ross talks to 'The View' Ladies about Terrorism - Posted November 1, 2010
After working through the weekend covering the cargo plane scare, ABC's chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross sat down with the ladies of "The View" this morning to talk about Friday's ... [TVNewser]

Shepard Smith Talks Juan Williams, Sarah Palin on 'The View' - Posted October 26, 2010
In addition to announcing his new deal, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith talked about a number of other subjects during his appearance on "The View" this morning, including his FNC colleagues Juan Williams... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 15, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Obama's hair getting grayer? "Superficial side note on Obama on MTV -- is his hair grayer now? Did he stop dyeing it?" -- Human Events investigative editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly's Heated Appearance on 'The View.' Whoopi Goldberg & Joy Behar Walk Off Set (VIDEO) - Posted October 14, 2010
Wow. Bill O'Reilly's appearance on "The View" this morning was one for the ages. The Fox News host got into a heated exchange with a few of the ladies, over the lower Manhattan mosque project, leading Joy Be... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Make 'Final' Larry King Appearance - Posted September 20, 2010
CNN's outgoing 9 PM host Larry King announced his lineup of guests this week, and it is a veritable who's who of people in entertainment, politics and news. Among the guests is ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Returns to 'The View' - Posted September 7, 2010
Earlier today ABC's "The View" kicked off its 14th season, with host Barbara Walters returning to the program full-time after undergoing heart surgery. Walters made ... [TVNewser]

Martha Stewart Wants to be the Next Barbara Walters - Posted September 2, 2010
Talk show host and maven of all things domestic Martha Stewart has spotted an opportunity. According to The Washington Post's Lisa de Moraes, Stewart ... [TVNewser]

David Letterman Makes First Guest Appearance on 'The View' - Posted August 31, 2010
As Barbara Walters returns from an extended leave following heart surgery, she'll welcome David Letterman to "The View" for his first-ever appearance on the show. The 14th season of "The View" premieres next Tuesday, Sept. 7... [TVNewser]

Unisex 'View' Spinoff in Development? - Posted August 25, 2010
•NY Daily News reports that Barbara Walters and EP Bill Geddie are collaborating again to develop a new spin-off of "The View" tha... [TVNewser]

Obama's 'View' Visit Most-Watched Episode Ever - Posted July 31, 2010
Thursday's broadcast of "The View," featuring President Barack Obama, was the series' most-watched broadcast ever in Total Viewers (6.59 million). That puts Thursday's show about 2 million viewers ahead of the nation's #1 morning show "Today" which ... [TVNewser]

Differing Views on Obama's Visit to 'The View' - Posted July 28, 2010
Is it beneath President Obama's dignity to appear on "The View" tomorrow? Yes, say Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pennsylvania) and Republican Pat Buchanan. They both blasted Obama's scheduled visit to ABC's daytime female chatfest, but theirs ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama to appear on 'The View' - Posted July 26, 2010
Christmas has come early for Elisabeth Hasselbeck. President Obama will become the first sitting U.S. President to visit a daytime TV talk show when he tapes an interview on "The View" this Wednesday. Obama is appearing as part of the show's "Red, White & View" series, which has featured prominen... [TVNewser]

Which Actress Would Make a Good Barbara Walters? - Posted July 18, 2010
The NY Post reported this week that Barbara Walters is in talks with HBO to produce a TV movie based on her memoir Audition. Wal... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Returns to 'The View' (via Skype) - Posted July 12, 2010
Barbara Walters made her first appearance on "The View" today since undergoing open-heart surgery in May and was greeted by a standing ovation from the studio audience. Walters, appearing via Skype, announced with a fist-pump in the air that she is "fully recovered" and gave a full blow-by-blow of t... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Appear on 'The View' July 12 - Posted July 8, 2010
ABC News journalist and "The View" co-host Barbara Walters will make an appearance on the daytime talk show July 12, ABC says. It will be her first appearance on the program since ... [TVNewser]

Greta Van Susteren on ABC's 'This Week' - Posted June 17, 2010
Another familiar Fox News Channel face will be appearing on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Greta Van Susteren, who just re-upped with the FNC this week, will join ... [TVNewser]

Attorney Ron Konecky Passes Away - Posted June 10, 2010
Konecky and wife, Isobel, at a 2007 eventRon Konecky, the New York attorney who represented some of the biggest names in television news, passed away this ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Out for a Walk - Posted June 5, 2010
RadarOnline has the first video of Barbara Walters since she underwent heart surgery ... [TVNewser]

'The View' Will Not Replace Oprah - Posted June 4, 2010
•The NYPost reports that Barbara Walters and "The View" will not go into syndication and replace Oprah Winfrey... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Video Collection To Get Digitized For Paley Center - Posted June 3, 2010
• Barbara Walters has donated a collection of video highlights of her career to the Paley Center for Media. Global management consulting firm Accenture has offered to restore and digitize the collection for the center. "Ms. Walters' archives are of tremendous historical value to the scholars, researchers and members of the public... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Liz Lange & Cindi Leive Take a Bite out of the Home Shopping Market - Posted June 2, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Evidently, you're nobody these days unless you're hawking something on one of those hypnotic home shopping networks. Come on, confess: Who hasn't bought something that just happened to catch their eye while flipping through the channels looking for Bravo's wacky Housewives? I chatted with no les... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liz Lange & Cindi Leive Take a Bite out of the Home Shopping Market - Posted June 2, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE Evidently, you're nobody these days unless you're hawking something on one of those hypnotic home shopping networks. Come on, confess: Who hasn't bought something that just happened to catch their eye while flipping through the channels looking for Bravo's wacky Housewives? I chatted with no les... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Making Calls from the ICU - Posted May 20, 2010
NYPost's Cindy Adams writes about how her pal Barbara Walters, who underwent heart valve replacement surgery ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters' Heart Surgery Successful - Posted May 14, 2010
Barbara Walters underwent heart valve replacement surgery on Wednesday, and doctors say the procedure was a success. Walter's spokesperson ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Rose 'Touched' By Barbara Walters Tribute - Posted May 12, 2010
Charlie Rose, whose eponymous program airs on PBS in the U.S. and on primetime on Bloomberg globally, received a lifetime achievement ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to have Heart Valve Replaced - Posted May 10, 2010
ABC's Barbara Walters just announced on "The View" that she will be having her heart valve replaced later this week. Walters told viewers, "Lots of people have done this and I have known of this condition for a while now and my doctors and I have decided that this is the b... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly 'at the vanguard of a new generation of female TV news stars?' - Posted April 28, 2010
The Daily Beast's Rebecca Dana thinks so in her profile of the Fox News anchor in which Dana details how Kelly went from attorney to TV news personality. And FNC Senior VP Michael Clemente goes so far as to compa... [TVNewser]

Working The Room Is Like Being Barbara Walters - Posted April 20, 2010
flickr: Matt McGeeWorking the room at a networking event is like being Barbara Walters, says reporter ... [MediaJobsDaily]

The Most Powerful People in TV News - Posted April 13, 2010
TVWeek has released their "10 Most Powerful in TV News" list today. Who else but Fox News President Roger Ailes (who has long been called the "most powerful name" in news) tops the list. For as much as cable and national news channels squabble amongst themselves, all vying to be on... [FishbowlDC]

Kitty Kelley's "Oprah" Hits Tomorrow - Posted April 12, 2010
Famed Washington author Kitty Kelley's "Oprah" hits bookshelves tomorrow. The unauthorized biography has been causing quite a stir even before its release, allegedly blackballed by ... [FishbowlDC]

Oprah Winfrey Supporters Won't Book Kitty Kelley and Her Unauthorized Biography - Posted April 9, 2010
In an interview with the NY Times, biographer Kitty Kelley (pictured) alleged that some of television's biggest shows would not book Kelley to... [GalleyCat]

Friends of Oprah Winfrey Not Booking Unauthorized Biographer During Promotional Tour - Posted April 9, 2010
A high profile biographer, Kitty Kelley, is about to release a much anticipated, albeit unauthorized biography of one of the biggest names in media, Oprah Winfrey. One would think all of the b... [PRNewser]

CNN's Amanpour says YES to ABC - Posted March 18, 2010
This just in... CNN's Christiane Amanpour will be the new host of ABC's "This Week". From ABC's David Westin: I am delighted to announce that Christiane Amanpour will j... [FishbowlDC]

Jonathan Karl Returns to 'This Week' This Week - Posted March 15, 2010
•ABC's Senior Congressional Correspondent Jonathan Karl will rotate in as moderator on This Week this Sunday, TVNewser has confirmed. It's the second time at bat for Karl, who guest-moderated on February 14. Earlier today, FishbowlDC was first to report that ABC is getting ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Offered ABC 'This Week' Job - Posted March 15, 2010
FishbowlDC reports that CNN's Christiane Amanpour, who had been ... [TVNewser]

Women in the World Gather in NYC - Posted March 9, 2010
Where can you find Christiane Amanpour, Lesley Stahl, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, ... [TVNewser]

41.3 Million Tune in for Academy Awards - Posted March 8, 2010
Last night's Academy Awards drew 41.3 million viewers, the most for the broadcast since 2005. Barbara Walters' O... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 8, 2010
Quote of the Day "I'm sick of this dance. I've been down too many of them. ...I'm not sick of the gowns. I just want to be clear about that." --ABC's Barbara Walters on hosting the pre-Oscar "Barbara Walters Special", which she hosted for the last time Sunday night. Earlier that day, she... [FishbowlDC]

Will They Dance; Will He Make Her Cry? - Posted March 4, 2010
This Sunday takes an entertaining twist on CNN. Candy Crowley is scheduled to interview former Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Texas) on "State of the Union" -- we hope he'll leave his dancing shoes home. And WaPo's Howie Kurtz will i... [FishbowlDC]

Who's in the 'This Week' Moderator Chair This Week? - Posted February 25, 2010
Terry Moran?Jake Tapper?Barbara Walters?... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl5 With Jonathan Krohn: 14-year-old on a Mission for Conservative Values - Posted February 19, 2010
When I arrive to the lobby of the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel, Jonathan Krohn is sitting on a sleek modern sofa next to the bar. Later he'll pace as he talks, looking stressed. He's on a cell phone call to his editor at Vanguard Press, the company that's publishing his... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters Announces Final Oscars Special; Will Miss Lap Dance the Most - Posted February 15, 2010
This morning on "The View" Barbara Walters announced that his year's Oscar special would be her last for ABC. "ABC has asked me to keep doing these specials as they have been so successful -- and I'm thrilled we have such great stars and have such a wonderful show -- but to... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: 'MTP' Tops Total Viewers, 'Face' Wins Demo - Posted February 11, 2010
Among the Sunday shows, NBC's "Meet the Press" held on to the top spot in Total Viewers, but CBS'"Face the Nation" which was anchored by Bob Schieffer from the Super Bowl site in Miami, drew the most viewers in the A25-54 demo. It was CBS' best number in the demo... [TVNewser]

Book Party for Mika B. - Posted February 11, 2010
Barbara Walters was among the guests the other night at New York's Kouros Gallery for Mika Brzezinski's new book "All Things At Once." Brzezinski's book is dedicated to her mother, the ... [TVNewser]

Gregory, Schieffer on the Sunday Show Race - Posted February 8, 2010
B&C's Marisa Guthrie posts two interviews today with the hosts of two broadcast net Sunday shows. During a Q&A in which he notes the overuse of "exclusive" and describes J... [TVNewser]

'This Week' to Try Out Jonathan Karl - Posted February 8, 2010
ABC's "This Week" tryouts for "American Idol" continue. Last week we had Barbara Walters. This past Sunday was Jake Tapper. And this coming Sunday is Jonathan Karl, as r... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 8, 2010
Quote of the Day: "When he said he couldn't stay faithful, you didn't say, 'Uh oh?'" -- ABC's Barbara Walters to Jenny Sanford, wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, on "20/20" on Friday night's show. Jenny Sanford told Walters she's in a good place in her life, has forgiven her husband is... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Jan. 31 - Posted February 4, 2010
NBC's "Meet the Press" was the most-watched Sunday show this week, drawing the programs largest audience since last March (last May in the demo). David Axelrod and Rep. John Boehner were... [TVNewser]

Fox News Takes Out Ad Touting 'Most Trusted Name in News' - Posted February 1, 2010
Fox News took out a full-page ad in yesterday's Washington Post emblazoned with the title "The Most Trusted Name in News," a slogan long used by rival network CNN. The ad cites a Public Policy Polling study as a source (the results can be found after the jump.) It... [TVNewser]

Krauthammer and Ailes on 'Underpants' Politics - Posted February 1, 2010
Here's the scenario: you're going on a Sunday morning talk show and among a variety of topics, you'll discuss the guy who had bomb material sewn into his underwear for a Christmas Day flight. So what terminology do you use? On Sunday columnist Cha... [FishbowlDC]

Walters, Brown, Ailes, and Huffington: Notable Moments From 'This Week' - Posted January 31, 2010
Barbara Walters filled in as guest anchor today on ABC's This Week. The program featured Walters' interview of Massachusetts Senator-elect Scott Brown, as well as a roundtable discu... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview: 01.31.10 - Posted January 29, 2010
• NBC's Meet the Press: David Axelrod,Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), NYT's David Brooks, CNBC's David Faber, WaPo's Eugene Robinson, ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Interview Sen.-Elect Scott Brown - Posted January 26, 2010
In addition to a roundtable that includes Roger Ailes and Arianna Huffington, TVNewser has learned substitute host of ABC's "This Week" ... [TVNewser]

"This Week" with Walters Lands Brown Exclusive - Posted January 26, 2010
Senator-elect Scott Brown (R-MA) will make his Sunday show debut this weekend with an exclusive appearance on ABC's "This Week." Barbara Walters is guest anchoring the show this Sunday. ... [FishbowlDC]

And on the 7th Day, Barbara Walters Moderated 'This Week' - Posted January 25, 2010
As ABC News continues the search for a moderator for "This Week," the network continues to go to its bench for fill-ins -- the most surprising announced yesterday. ... [TVNewser]

Walters to Guest Anchor "This Week" - Posted January 25, 2010
Over the weekend, ABC News announced that Barbara Walters is next in the line of musical guest anchors for "This Week" since George Stephanopoulos moved on to "Goo... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Host 'This Week' Next Week; Roger Ailes, Arianna Huffington Guest - Posted January 24, 2010
Well here's some must-see TV. Next Sunday, ABC's Barbara Walters will guest anchor "This Week" from its studio at the Newseum. Guests on the round table include Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes... [TVNewser]

'20/20' Wins Friday's 10pm Hour Building on Telethon Lead-in - Posted January 23, 2010
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the "Hope for Haiti Now" concert averaged more than 15 million viewers across the four broadcast networks last night (fast national data). The big three networks spread the viewers rather evenly: ABC averaged 4.65M Total Viewers to NBC's 4.5M, and CBS's 4.47M. FOX added another... [TVNewser]

24 Hours After Jay Leno Appearance, Anderson Cooper Arrives in Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
Anderson Cooper was the first U.S. TV news anchor on the ground in Haiti this morning. Less than 24 hours earlier, he was taping a segment for the Jay Leno Show -- the 10@10. The taping occurred before the earthquake struck. Last night on Leno, he was asked to name all the... [TVNewser]

Tina Fey, Sheryl Crow 2010 Matrix Honorees - Posted January 11, 2010
Sorry, sometimes we can't help the clever headlines: New York Women in Communications, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in all communications disciplines, today announced the honorees for the annual Matrix Awards. The Matrix Awards has for 30 years celebrated strong women in the field of media and communication, and on... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tina Fey, Sheryl Crow 2010 Matrix Honorees - Posted January 11, 2010
Sorry, sometimes we can't help the clever headlines: New York Women in Communications, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in all communications disciplines, today announced the honorees for the annual Matrix Awards. The Matrix Awards has for 30 years celebrated strong women in the field of media and communication, and on... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Reveals Offer "To Come Back to NBC News" - Posted January 11, 2010
As the ladies of The View discussed the Leno-Conan situation this morning, Barbara Walters dropped a bombshell: she says that last June, NBCU CE... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC's "Overexposed in '09" - Posted December 30, 2009
Yep, 'tis the season for annual year in review "lists." And though we too find them annoying, we couldn't help but to create one of our own. So, we give you "Overexposed in '09" - 9 news topics that we'd rather see benched for 2010. 9. Michelle's Magic Gar... [FishbowlDC]

Charlie Gibson Talks Retirement with Barbara Walters on 'The View' - Posted December 14, 2009
Charlie Gibson, who's in his last week at "World News," sat down with the Barbara Walters on "The View" this morning to discuss his imminent depart... [TVNewser]

Sites Abuzz With News of Jenny Sanford Divorce - Posted December 11, 2009
On the heels of being one of Barbara Walters 10 Most Fascinating People of 2009, Jenny Sanford, wife of South Carolina GOP Gov. Mark Sanford is making the split offic... [FishbowlDC]

Sneak Peak at NJ's Insiders Poll - Posted December 10, 2009
National Journal revealed its Insiders Poll this afternoon on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports." The announcement was followed by a s... [FishbowlDC]

Walters to O'Reilly: 'You Are So Jealous' of Glenn Beck - Posted December 10, 2009
ABC's Barbara Walters appeared on FNC's "O'Reilly Factor" last night to discuss her "10 Most Fascinating People" special. Of Glenn Beck's presence on the list, Bill O'Reilly joked, "Doesn't this just run down your whole... [TVNewser]

Barbara and Bill, Tonight on The Factor - Posted December 9, 2009
•Barbara Walters will be on "The O'Reilly Factor" tonight talking about this year's "Most Fascinating" list, which includes Bill O'Reilly's colleague ... [TVNewser]

Beck Named Among Walters' 'Most Fascinating' - Posted December 2, 2009
Barbara Walters will highlight Glenn Beck among her "10 Most Fascinati... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Continues to be a Ratings Draw for Networks - Posted November 21, 2009
A week of Sarah Palin interviews began Monday on Oprah and culminated last night on "20/20," and in between national TV interviews with Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly with each drawing huge ratings. • ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Be TIME Person of the Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst has the picks from last night's TIME magazine Person of the Year panel. Barbara Walters, ... [TVNewser]

Will Twitter Be Time's Person Of The Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravesnthal, Barbara Walters and Tom Colicchio. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc. Last night, Time magazine managing editor Richard Ste... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Will Twitter Be Time's Person Of The Year? - Posted November 13, 2009
Time Managing Editor Richard Stengel, Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravesnthal, Barbara Walters and Tom Colicchio. Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Time Inc. Last night, Time magazine managing editor Richard Ste... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 11.13.09 - Posted November 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! MSNBC threw Jeff Corwin a party at Occidental last night to celebrate "100 Heartbeats," a book and documentary on endangered species and climate change. What we... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Interview Jenny Sanford - Posted November 12, 2009
Barbara Walters gets the exclusive with Jenny Sanford, the first lady of South Carolina whose husband, Governor ... [TVNewser]

Remembering William Safire - Posted November 12, 2009
Yesterday morning saw the memorial service for The New York Times' William Safire, the former Nixon speechwriter who became an Op-Ed columnist for the paper in 1973. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Remembering William Safire - Posted November 12, 2009
Yesterday morning saw the memorial service for The New York Times' William Safire, the former Nixon speechwriter who became an Op-Ed columnist for the paper in 1973. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 11.11.09 - Posted November 11, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Today is Veterans Day. More "Se... [FishbowlDC]

Robin Roberts to Interview Janet Jackson - Posted November 4, 2009
Barbara Walters isn't the only ABC News star with a big get this month. GMA's ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Sits Down with Sarah Palin for 5-Part Interview - Posted November 4, 2009
ABC's Barbara Walters will sit down with former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaska Governor ... [TVNewser]

Where Rupert Murdoch & Jeff Zucker Spent their Sunday - Posted October 26, 2009
Media titan Rupert Murdoch and wife Wendi Deng, along with Barbara Walters, NBCU chief Jeff Zucker, Joy and ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: What Recession? Michael's Keeps Buzzing with Walter Isaacson, John Sykes & The Gang - Posted October 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The power lunch lives! While budgets are being slashed all over town, if the media mavens at the top are feeling the pinch, they're determined not to show it. For the past several weeks, I've noticed that Michael's is back to its pre-Great Recession level of buzz with a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: What Recession? Michael's Keeps Buzzing with Walter Isaacson, John Sykes & The Gang - Posted October 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The power lunch lives! While budgets are being slashed all over town, if the media mavens at the top are feeling the pinch, they're determined not to show it. For the past several weeks, I've noticed that Michael's is back to its pre-Great Recession level of buzz with a... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Joan Collins Holds Court at Table One, Plus Barbara Walters & Vernon Jordan - Posted October 7, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The dining room at Michael's was buzzing as boldface names settled in to plot their next big move and dish over their Cobb salads. We overhead plenty of chatter about the David Letterman and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Joan Collins Holds Court at Table One, Plus Barbara Walters & Vernon Jordan - Posted October 7, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The dining room at Michael's was buzzing as boldface names settled in to plot their next big move and dish over their Cobb salads. We overhead plenty of chatter about the David Letterman and ... [FishbowlNY]

Rubenstein's Tom Keaney Repping Letterman - Posted October 2, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.30.09 - Posted September 30, 2009
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Joy Behar: New HLN Show "An Infusion Of Humor" During Serious Times - Posted September 28, 2009
Ask Joy Behar how she got her new HLN gig, and she gives a simple answer. "They asked me to dance," Behar jokes with TVNewser, "and I said, 'Okay, I'll dance with you guys!'" Her boss, CNN Worldwide EVP Ken Jautz, is ... [TVNewser]

Party For Joy. Walters, Whoopi and More Gather at the Oak Room - Posted September 24, 2009
"The View" co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar and Barabara Walters celebrate Behar's new HLN show at the Plaza Hotel last night. The famed Oak Room at New York's Plaza Hotel was the setting for a party last night to celebrate the launch of HLN's "... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.23.09 - Posted September 23, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters Given Lifetime Achievement at News and Doc Emmys - Posted September 22, 2009
Marc Bryan-Brown PhotographyTVNewsers flocked to Lincoln Center last night for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. In addition to the competitive awards, Barbara Wal... [TVNewser]

ABC to Air Final Patrick Swayze Interview in One Hour Special - Posted September 14, 2009
Barbara Walters appeared on "Nightline" tonight with portions of her January interview with Patrick Swayze -- what turned out to be his last TV interview. At the end of her report, ... [TVNewser]

Friends, Colleagues, Presidents Remember Walter Cronkite - Posted September 9, 2009
This morning TVNewser attended the public memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York City. The service included remarks from close friends including Andy Rooney ... [TVNewser]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [FishbowlNY]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

'View,' 'GMA' Take Home Daytime Emmys - Posted August 31, 2009
At the 36th Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony, both ABC's "Good Morning America" and "The View" were awarded prizes. "GMA" won the Emmy for "Outstanding Morning Program," their third win in a row. ABC News President David Westin said, "We knew they are the best, and it's nice t... [TVNewser]

Remembering Don Hewitt: "Don was Among the First to Realize: Television without Context Amounts to Pictures with Noise" - Posted August 19, 2009
Statements from TV news executives on the death of Don Hewitt: • CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves:"In the history of journalism, there have been few who were as creative, dynamic and versatile as Don Hewitt. The depth and breadth of his accomplishments ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: The Usual Suspects Today -- But Sarah Palin Was Here Last Night! - Posted August 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Michael's was packed with plenty of familiar faces this afternoon. Seems the gang was out in force before disappearing for the true dog days of August. The real side show in the dining room took place last night, when none other than ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: The Usual Suspects Today -- But Sarah Palin Was Here Last Night! - Posted August 5, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Michael's was packed with plenty of familiar faces this afternoon. Seems the gang was out in force before disappearing for the true dog days of August. The real side show in the dining room took place last night, when none other than ... [FishbowlNY]

Most Read Stories On FishbowlNY This Week - Posted July 24, 2009
Erin Andrews Peephole Scandal Continues To Make News Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Read Stories On FishbowlNY This Week - Posted July 24, 2009
Erin Andrews Peephole Scandal Continues To Make News Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie C... [FishbowlNY]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

Gathering for the Funeral of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 23, 2009
Les Moonves, Katie Couric and Sean McManus at St. Bartholomew church for the funeral for Walter Cronkite. We're keeping our eye on CBSNews.com and the funeral service for Walter Cronkite which will begin at 2pmET. Already at St. Bartholomew... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie Couric, Tina Brown and Barbara Walters Hold Court - Posted July 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Today at Michael's, they were dishing like it was 2007. As if the head-spinning assortment of media alpha gals (Katie! Tina! Barbara!) wasn't enough to keep us busy, the dining room, bar and lounge was jam-packed with mavens and moguls of all stripes who barely made time to peck... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie Couric, Tina Brown and Barbara Walters Hold Court - Posted July 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Today at Michael's, they were dishing like it was 2007. As if the head-spinning assortment of media alpha gals (Katie! Tina! Barbara!) wasn't enough to keep us busy, the dining room, bar and lounge was jam-packed with mavens and moguls of all stripes who barely made time to peck... [FishbowlNY]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

ABC Statements on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
• ABC News President David Westin: "Walter Cronkite set an example for all broadcast journalism by simply doing his best to tell us the truth about things that matter, with courage and without partisanship. We will miss him, but will seek to keep his spirit alive by following his example." • ABC News... [TVNewser]

Oprah Tops ForbesWoman's List Of Media's Most Powerful Women - Posted July 15, 2009
Long before Mediaite.com was just a twinkle in Dan Abrams' eye, Forbes was ranking the richest people in the world, the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oprah Tops ForbesWoman's List Of Media's Most Powerful Women - Posted July 15, 2009
Long before Mediaite.com was just a twinkle in Dan Abrams' eye, Forbes was ranking the richest people in the world, the... [FishbowlNY]

News & Documentary Emmy Nominations Announced - Posted July 14, 2009
Nominations for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today. PBS picked up the most nominations with 41. CBS News followed with 23; ABC News has 13; NBC 10; CNN 8; BBC America with 3; and MSNBC has 2. "60 Minutes" leads all shows wi... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters To Receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy|HuffPo Launches Features To Watch Lobbyists, Misery|How Some Mags Are Using Paid Content Well|September Fashion Mags To Be Smaller| - Posted July 10, 2009
TVNewser: The National Academy of Television Arts ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters To Receive Lifetime Achievement Emmy|HuffPo Launches Features To Watch Lobbyists, Misery|How Some Mags Are Using Paid Content Well|September Fashion Mags To Be Smaller| - Posted July 10, 2009
TVNewser: The National Academy of Television Arts ... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted July 10, 2009
Variety reports that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting Barbara Walters with its Lifetime Achievement Award at... [TVNewser]

With Three 10pm Jackson Specials, ABC Comes Out on Top - Posted July 8, 2009
All three broadcast networks aired 10pmET/PT Michael Jackson specials last night and ABC's "Primetime: Family Secrets" - "The Children of Michael Jackson" came out on top. It was the second most-watched show of the night behind NBC's "America's Got Talent" at 9pmET/PT. ABC's 10pm show got a boost from the Barbara Walters-anchored... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC News Plans for Michael Jackson Memorial - Posted July 4, 2009
ABC TV will broadcast live coverage of the Jackson memorial service at 1pmET/10amPT on Tuesday. Charlie Gibson will anchor. More details about guests, correspondents and individual show coverage will come out on Monday. ABC is calling their coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson". > Update: ABC's early morning news broadcasts will be co-anchored out... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Anchor Michael Jackson Special Tonight - Posted June 30, 2009
Last week, after Michael Jackson died, the big three network news anchors were noticeably absent during prime time programs devoted to the news. Martin Bashir and Barbara Walters anchored specials on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Watch Out Elisabeth: Rosie's Back - Posted June 26, 2009
Sirius XM Radio announced yesterday that former talk show host and explosive "View" co-host Rosie O'Donnell will be hosting her own daily morning show on satellite radio come this fall. The show... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Watch Out Elisabeth: Rosie's Back - Posted June 26, 2009
Sirius XM Radio announced yesterday that former talk show host and explosive "View" co-host Rosie O'Donnell will be hosting her own daily morning show on satellite radio come this fall. The show... [FishbowlNY]

The Big 3 Live at 10 - Posted June 25, 2009
I've been trying to think about the last time the news divisions of the big 3 broadcasters have all been live at 10pm (on the east coast), save for an election night or presidential news conference. ABC's Barbara Walters, who just wrapped up a brief participation in a "20/20" Michael Jackson... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson 1958-2009: TV News Notes - Posted June 25, 2009
• ABC News will present a special "20/20" tonight at 9pmET/PT. "The Life and Death of Michael Jackson" will be anchored by Barbara Walters and Martin Bashir. Walters will then anchor the 10pm special on the life of Farrah Fawcett. &bu... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Special Tonight Will Focus On Farrah - Posted June 25, 2009
Sad news from Hollywood: Earlier today, former Charlies Angel Farrah Fawcett lost her battle with cancer. Our colleagues at TVNewser are reporting that a s... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Special Tonight Will Focus On Farrah - Posted June 25, 2009
Sad news from Hollywood: Earlier today, former Charlies Angel Farrah Fawcett lost her battle with cancer. Our colleagues at TVNewser are reporting that a s... [FishbowlNY]

ABC Rushes Barbara Walters Special On Farrah Fawcett - Posted June 25, 2009
A special edition of "20/20" will air tonight on ABC at 10pmET. The hour will be a Barbara Walters special called "Farrah's Journey." Sources close Farrah Fawcett tell Walters these ... [TVNewser]

ABC's Ward "Mortified" By Campaign Donation Mistake - Posted June 19, 2009
In the wake of The Washington Times report of campaign donations made by ABC employees, heavily favoring Pres. Obama, The New York Observer ... [TVNewser]

Larry King on Glenn Beck - "That Don't Impress Me" - Posted May 21, 2009
Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove attended last night's party celebrating Larry King's new memoir, "My Remarkable Journey." Among those in attendance, Anderson Cooper, ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Kerry Kennedy, Monica Crowley & Barbara Walters - Posted May 20, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Maybe it was the gorgeous pre-Memorial Day weather, but the mood in the dining room at Michael's today was noticeably upbeat. The usual suspects were out in force, and it seems everyone has caught a whiff of the optimism in the air. A welcome change, to say the least. I... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Kerry Kennedy, Monica Crowley & Barbara Walters - Posted May 20, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Maybe it was the gorgeous pre-Memorial Day weather, but the mood in the dining room at Michael's today was noticeably upbeat. The usual suspects were out in force, and it seems everyone has caught a whiff of the optimism in the air. A welcome change, to say the least. I... [FishbowlNY]

Whoopi Goldberg to Glenn Beck: "You're a Lying Sack of Dog Mess" - Posted May 20, 2009
Sometimes when Fox News personalities, like Bill O'Reilly, make a stop at "The View," there are heated discussions, but today's appearance by ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Barbara Walters, Frank Langella & Kathie Lee Gifford - Posted May 13, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was a tasty mix of media mavens, social types and the random celebrity (Frank Langella was in the house!) on the menu at Michael's today: The dining room was so packed, they were shoehorning... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Barbara Walters, Frank Langella & Kathie Lee Gifford - Posted May 13, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was a tasty mix of media mavens, social types and the random celebrity (Frank Langella was in the house!) on the menu at Michael's today: The dining room was so packed, they were shoehorning... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter Is Not For Sale - Posted May 8, 2009
There's been plenty of speculation about what media giant might purchase Twitter ever since the San Francisco-based company turned down a $500 million offer from Facebook. But Twitter co-founder Biz Stone put the rumors to rest when he appeared on "The View" Wednesday morning. From ... [FishbowlLA]

Some Of DC's Most Influential Party With Time's - Posted May 6, 2009
Time convened some of the most influential people in the world last night at the 6th annual gala celebrating the 100 Most Influential list. The black-tie party was held at Frederick P. Rose Hall in L... [FishbowlDC]

A Week of "The View" on Larry King Live - Posted May 3, 2009
Fresh off their appearance on the Time 100 list, the co-hosts of "The View" will be guests each night on CNN's Larry King Live this week. Barbara Walters guests tomorrow. Occasional LKL fill-in ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Barbara Walters, Barry Diller & Dana Perino - Posted April 15, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE I'm glad I got to Michael's early today because by 12:30 they were literally lining up outside the front door to get in the joint. Even the Garden Room (Siberia to the uninitiated) was SRO. The groups of wannabe diners at the bar and in the lounge were enviously... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Barbara Walters, Barry Diller & Dana Perino - Posted April 15, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE I'm glad I got to Michael's early today because by 12:30 they were literally lining up outside the front door to get in the joint. Even the Garden Room (Siberia to the uninitiated) was SRO. The groups of wannabe diners at the bar and in the lounge were enviously... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara Walters Tops Awards Round-Up - Posted April 13, 2009
• The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars of the Smithsonian Institution will present the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service to Barbara Walters at a dinner to be held May 4, at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. • SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism: - Breaking News... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 02.18.09 - Posted February 18, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters' Evening News Prediction - Posted February 17, 2009
The first woman to anchor both a morning and an evening network newscast is betting on the mornings. ABC's Barbara Walters and 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft were part of a S.I. ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tina Brown & Barbara Walters Break Bread; Jonathan Wald Works The Room - Posted February 4, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It's a little disconcerting these days when no matter where you go in the city, the streets seem quieter than usual, and there are 10 cabs lined up outside Grand Central any time we need one. But we've observed an interesting phenomenon: The worse the economic news, the busier... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tina Brown & Barbara Walters Break Bread; Jonathan Wald Works The Room - Posted February 4, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It's a little disconcerting these days when no matter where you go in the city, the streets seem quieter than usual, and there are 10 cabs lined up outside Grand Central any time we need one. But we've observed an interesting phenomenon: The worse the economic news, the busier... [FishbowlNY]

Chris Wallace: "I'm Not Mike Wallace and Neither is Anybody Else" - Posted January 26, 2009
FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace is profiled in Improper Bostonian magazine, and the loose interview sees Wallace delve into some unique topics. He's asked if he's "proud to work" with ... [TVNewser]

ABC Digital Rushes Inauguration Video to Store Sites - Posted January 26, 2009
ABC News announced today that it will be releasing a commemorative three-hour DVD, "A Moment in History: The Inauguration of Barack Obama" on March 3. The ABC News production will be the first commercially available DVD of the Inauguration and will be offered for pre-order at the ABC News Store and... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Rod Blagojevich Has "Potty Mouth," Thought About Appointing Oprah (And Other Things Discussed This Morning) - Posted January 26, 2009
Three down, (at least) four to go. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made his Today show, Good Morning America and "The View" appearances so far today, and in each he stuck to his story about not getting a fair trial. But there were some highlights as well. During his intervie... [TVNewser]

Around the Fishbowls - Posted January 22, 2009
• FishbowlDC writes about George Stephanopoulos' wife, Ali Wentworth saying on Oprah "we both started crying" while watching The Obamas first dance. • FishbowlLA was down in D.C.... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Special Post-Inauguration Edition - Posted January 21, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood was festive at Michael's today, with plenty of Obama buttons on display and lots of talk about the president's stirring inaugural address. Jack Kliger told me, "I thought the whole thing ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch: Musical Chairs With Sir Paul McCartney - Posted January 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE So you think you've got problems? Paul McCartney (that's Sir Paul to you) arrived at Michael's today shortly before noon to scope out a table for a quiet lunch with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Musical Chairs With Sir Paul McCartney - Posted January 14, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE So you think you've got problems? Paul McCartney (that's Sir Paul to you) arrived at Michael's today shortly before noon to scope out a table for a quiet lunch with ... [FishbowlNY]

Walters Special Wins Wednesday - Posted January 8, 2009
Last night's "Barbara Walters Special — Patrick Swayze: The Truth" was the most-watched TV show in Total Viewers. It also finished first in the A25-54 demo. Excluding the Coun... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: ABC, CBS, CNBC... - Posted December 5, 2008
> Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of 2008," in which Barack Obama was #1, won its timeslot last night. The show averaged a 4.2 rating giving ABC its best numbers in months in the hour and giving the network a win for the night in the A18-49 demo.... [TVNewser]

Barack Obama on Meet the Press Next Sunday - Posted November 30, 2008
At the end of today's Meet the Press, Tom Brokaw announced Pres.-elect Barack Obama would be the guest next Sunday. This will be the third sitdown interview Obama has conducted since being el... [TVNewser]

What Some TV News Moms Think of the Incoming Mom-in-Chief - Posted November 28, 2008
TVNewser contributor Diane Clehane writes in Vanity Fair about Michelle Obama dubbing herself 'Mom in Chief.' Clehane asked a few working TV News moms to weigh in: • Soledad O'Brien... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.26.08 - Posted November 26, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC restaurant is featured above? Think you know? Email us and give us your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort... [FishbowlDC]

Barbara Walters to Interview Barack and Michelle Obama - Posted November 24, 2008
Sometime in the next 48 hours, President-elect Barack Obama and Michelle Obama will sit down for an interview with ... [TVNewser]

Does Barbara Walters Know She's Pitching RezV? - Posted November 19, 2008
Those e-marketers are creative. You may have gotten an email today for a product called RezV which asks "Can you live to 150?" (Actually, the geniuses wrote "Can you can live to 150?") Anyway, the answer, for most of us is, "hell, no." But that's not stopping the company from not only using... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Makes TVWeek's Tops List - Posted November 17, 2008
Rachel Maddow has arrived. The MSNBC host has made a list the includes such TV luminaries as Tina Fey, ... [TVNewser]

Glamour Women of the Year Awards: 'I'd Like to Thank My Mother' - Posted November 11, 2008
Last night's Glamour Women of the Year Awards ceremony held at Carnegie Hall was a rare thing — interesting and inspiring all at the same time (and how often can you say that?!) We've all heard more than once in the last twelve months that regardless of the outc... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Glamour Women of the Year Awards: 'I'd Like to Thank My Mother' - Posted November 11, 2008
Last night's Glamour Women of the Year Awards ceremony held at Carnegie Hall was a rare thing — interesting and inspiring all at the same time (and how often can you say that?!) We've all heard more than once in the last twelve months that regardless of the outc... [FishbowlNY]

Olbermann's Deal Will Pay $30M Over Four Years - Posted November 11, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist There are two words guaranteed to make MSNBC's Keith Olbermann break his longstanding personal policy against voting - Chris Matthews.... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Goin' Rogue With Interviews - Posted November 8, 2008
After unnamed McCain staffers took to the press spreading stories about Gov. Sarah Palin, she has been responding this week. But she's doing it in ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.25.08 - Posted September 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric on Cancer, & Bitches - Posted July 30, 2008
Katie Couric made her first appearance on The View this morning. The CBS Evening News anchor was promoting the multi-network Stand Up To Cancer benefit Sept. 5. She also talked about her future with CBS News, the press coverage of her inc... [TVNewser]

Sundown on Sunset: Local Color - Posted February 22, 2008
HBO has picked up Academy-Award nominated doc. A Taxi to the Dark Side, after Discovery chickened out. Barbara Walters will interview Ellen Page, Harrison Ford, Vanessa Williams, and Mylie Cyrus. Pick t... [FishbowlLA]

Behar: GOP Candidates "Pussies" For Not Doing "The View" - Posted October 13, 2007
On Friday's "Real Time with Bill Maher", "View" host Joy Behar took Republican presidential candidates to task for refusing to appear on ABC's daytime talk show, "The View." "They're all pro-war and they all talk gung-ho about they're going to invade Iraq, but the Republican candidates are a bunch of pussies ...... [FishbowlDC]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 6. 2007 - Posted September 6, 2007
Shepherd to Join View, Variety Says Variety does some source leaning in today's paper, announcing that Sherri Shepherd is the new cohost on The View, taking the fifth spot on the morning chatfest alongside Barbara Walters, Joy Behar, Elizabeth H... [FishbowlLA]

Whoopi To View - Posted July 27, 2007
Mark it down: Whoopi Goldberg will be named the new co-host of The View, FishbowlNY has learned. Sources close to the decision say the announcement could come in a matter of days. The move has been rumored since Rosie's departure in May, while boldfaced names from ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Whoopi To View - Posted July 27, 2007
Mark it down: Whoopi Goldberg will be named the new co-host of The View, FishbowlNY has learned. Sources close to the decision say the announcement could come in a matter of days. The move has been rumored since Rosie's departure in May, while boldfaced names from ... [FishbowlNY]

Media Events 06.28.07 - Posted June 28, 2007
THURSDAY 06.28.07 WHAT: Bookstore Grand Opening, Signing WHO: Larry Mantle, of Air Talk WHEN: 3 p.m. -- hurry! WHERE: Flintridge Bookstore and Coffee ... [FishbowlLA]

How Paris Hilton's Double Dealing Cost Her - Posted June 26, 2007
Variety's Michael Learmonth delves into the murky underworld of celebrity interviews, specifically Paris Hilton's unpaid path to Larry King. Looks like mastermind Kathy Hilton, acting on expensive bad advice from ... [FishbowlLA]

Paris Denies NBC Post-Pen Pay-Per-Interview - Posted June 22, 2007
One of the few vaguely interesting media questions remaining in the Paris Hilton's jailhouse saga is who, aside from front-runner Barbara Walters, will land an exclusive interview with post-penitentiary Paris — and, more important... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Paris Denies NBC Post-Pen Pay-Per-Interview - Posted June 22, 2007
One of the few vaguely interesting media questions remaining in the Paris Hilton's jailhouse saga is who, aside from front-runner Barbara Walters, will land an exclusive interview with post-penitentiary Paris — and, more important... [FishbowlNY]

Sundown on Sunset - Posted June 15, 2007
Nikki Finke's got Ben Silverman's number. The LAT covers Barbara Walter's Walk of Fame honor. ... [FishbowlLA]

Paris To The View? Don't Rule It Out, Says Barbara Walters - Posted June 14, 2007
Barbara Walters is still milking her impromptu jailhouse phone call from Paris Hilton, and it seems Walters is at least considering Hilton for a guest spot on The View when the heiress gets out of priso... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Paris To The View? Don't Rule It Out, Says Barbara Walters - Posted June 14, 2007
Barbara Walters is still milking her impromptu jailhouse phone call from Paris Hilton, and it seems Walters is at least considering Hilton for a guest spot on The View when the heiress gets out of priso... [FishbowlNY]

Paris Gives Babs Jailhouse Gift - Posted June 11, 2007
And it's the gift of song ... no, sorry, voice. Oh, hell, let Barbara Walters explain her coup: On Sunday at 3 p.m., Paris Hilton phoned me collect from jail. Prisoners must call collect. The unusual conversation came ab... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Paris Gives Babs Jailhouse Gift - Posted June 11, 2007
And it's the gift of song ... no, sorry, voice. Oh, hell, let Barbara Walters explain her coup: On Sunday at 3 p.m., Paris Hilton phoned me collect from jail. Prisoners must call collect. The unusual conversation came ab... [FishbowlNY]

Jamie Lee Curtis Schools Kathy Hilton - Posted June 11, 2007
Jamie Lee Curtis takes on the heady topic of parenting in her first column for the Huffington Post -- except it's not really about parenting. It's about Paris. While swearing up and down that "I am not thro... [FishbowlLA]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Forget Michael Caine — It's Star Jones! - Posted June 6, 2007
Imagine our disappointment when we heard that had we chosen to come by on Monday, we'd have been sipping Bloody Marys at the bar with Claire Danes and Natasha Richardson. Luckily, there were enough faces in today's crowd from filmdom, fashi... [FishbowlNY]

Rosie Vlogs About View Exit - Posted May 29, 2007
Love her or loathe her, has there ever been a celebrity more new media savvy than Rosie O'Donnell? After an intellectual showdown with Elisabeth Hasselbeck on the View left Barbara Walters to calm the insatiable studio audience down ("... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rosie Vlogs About View Exit - Posted May 29, 2007
Love her or loathe her, has there ever been a celebrity more new media savvy than Rosie O'Donnell? After an intellectual showdown with Elisabeth Hasselbeck on the View left Barbara Walters to calm the insatiable studio audience down ("... [FishbowlNY]

Barbara On Rosie-Elisabeth War: 'There Is Peace In The Kingdom' - Posted May 24, 2007
Barbara Walters gives a bizarre, seemingly unnecessary video statement to ABCNews.com regarding yesterday's heated debate between Rosie and Elisabeth Hasselbeck ove... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara On Rosie-Elisabeth War: 'There Is Peace In The Kingdom' - Posted May 24, 2007
Barbara Walters gives a bizarre, seemingly unnecessary video statement to ABCNews.com regarding yesterday's heated debate between Rosie and Elisabeth Hasselbeck ove... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Wesley Clark & A Model Mystery - Posted April 25, 2007
We missed Jane Fonda by a day. Today's lunch crowd was lacking the star power we've come to expect on our weekly visits so while we were disappointed our usual perch at the bar had been usurped by an unidentified exec, we didn't miss much from our less than... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Wesley Clark & A Model Mystery - Posted April 25, 2007
We missed Jane Fonda by a day. Today's lunch crowd was lacking the star power we've come to expect on our weekly visits so while we were disappointed our usual perch at the bar had been usurped by an unidentified exec, we didn't miss much from our less than... [FishbowlNY]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Vieira's View @ Matrix: 'Your Vagina Can Open Doors' - Posted April 24, 2007
"This is a celebration of women who change the world and no one can understand why Rupert Murdoch is on the dais," emcee Rosie O'Donnell told the crowd at yesterday's Matrix Awards. (In fact, he was there to introduce Cindy Adams.) "He's a man who makes me take Heprin. I mean... [FishbowlNY]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Partying With The King - Posted April 19, 2007
King and his wife flank the Trumps The short hallway between the "Pool Room" and bar acted as a sort of cosmic, generational media portal last night at the Four Seasons, where a pair of cocktail parties — one celebrating Larry King's 50 years in broadcasting (a.k.a the "old people room"), the... [FishbowlNY]

Is Rudy's Wife Fair Game? - Posted April 3, 2007
The former mayor-turned-presidential candidate made headlines last week — albeit on a slow news day — when he told Barbara Walters, if elected, he'd invite his wife, the former Judith Nathan, to cabine... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is Rudy's Wife Fair Game? - Posted April 3, 2007
The former mayor-turned-presidential candidate made headlines last week — albeit on a slow news day — when he told Barbara Walters, if elected, he'd invite his wife, the former Judith Nathan, to cabine... [FishbowlNY]

Seventeen's New Atoosa: Ann Shoket - Posted January 3, 2007
It took but three days into the new year for Cathie Black to name Atoosa Rubenstein's replacement at Seventeen. Ladies, gentlemen, meet ... Ann Shoket: Shoket, 34, has been executive editor of CosmoGIRL! since October 2003. She has been with CosmoGIR... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Seventeen's New Atoosa: Ann Shoket - Posted January 3, 2007
It took but three days into the new year for Cathie Black to name Atoosa Rubenstein's replacement at Seventeen. Ladies, gentlemen, meet ... Ann Shoket: Shoket, 34, has been executive editor of CosmoGIRL! since October 2003. She has been with CosmoGIR... [FishbowlNY]

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