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Tapper Takes Morgan's Time Slot for a Test Drive - Posted April 7, 2014
With "Piers Morgan Live" now but a distant memory, the competition for Morgan's old slot has begun in earnest. Tonight, Jake Tapper starts a week of double shift duty -he will host both a 4:00 pm and a 9:00 pm version of "The Lead" -in an effort to show that... [PRNewser]

Tapper Takes Morgan's Time Slot for a Test Drive - Posted April 7, 2014
With "Piers Morgan Live" now but a distant memory, the competition for Morgan's old slot has begun in earnest. Tonight, Jake Tapper starts a week of double shift duty -he will host both a 4:00 pm and a 9:00 pm version of "The Lead" -in an effort to show that... [FishbowlDC]

Juju Chang Named Anchor of 'Nightline' - Posted March 27, 2014
As Cynthia McFadden packs for NBC, ABC is wasting no time in announcing her replacement at "Nightline." ABC lifer ... [TVNewser]

Here's the Reason Behind CNN's 'Poaching' From ABC - Posted March 19, 2014
The New York Post reports... [TVNewser]

On FNC, NYT Reporter Holds Breaking News on Malaysia Airlines Until It Hits NYTimes.com - Posted March 18, 2014
All three cable news networks reported last night's New York Times breaking news that missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370's first turn that diverted the plane's path was done by a computer system potentially pr... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Newsweek Controversy | Mexico Moves on Telco | NJ President Out - Posted March 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Newsweek Controversy | Mexico Moves on Telco | NJ President Out - Posted March 10, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Your Pick for Piers Morgan's Replacement is... - Posted February 26, 2014
After Larry King fueled speculation about a possible return to CNN following the news of Piers Morgan's show cancellation, ... [TVNewser]

Will Tamron Hall Stay with NBC? - Posted January 14, 2014
It's contract time for MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall, who also fills in on "Today." TVGuide reports Hall is negotiating for a co-host role on the thi... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker: '2014 Will Be The Year We Shake Up Primetime' - Posted January 7, 2014
In an interview with Ad Age, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker promises big changes in 2014. "It's safe to say 2014 will be ... [TVNewser]

'Reliable Sources' Reviews Changes at Fox News, CNN - Posted December 30, 2013
The shakeups at both Fox News and CNN were analyzed on "Reliable Sources" year-in-review show, with the panel agreeing cable news networks are trying to create new buzz to counter shrinking ratings. TalkingPointMemo's Hunter Walker... [TVNewser]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [Fishbowl NY]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [FishbowlNY]

News Pro Names '12 to Watch in TV News' - Posted December 25, 2013
TV Week's News Pro magazine is out with its forward-looking "12 to Watch in TV News" list. Unsurprisingly, HLN president Albie Hecht... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker: 'We Need More Shows and Less Newscasts' - Posted December 3, 2013
After 11 months at the helm of CNN, Jeff Zucker tells Capital New York's Alex Weprin and Mike Allen... [TVNewser]

Don Lemon Gets Primetime Run on CNN - Posted November 18, 2013
CNN is giving Don Lemon a program in primetime. TVNewser has learned beginning early next month, Lemon will host a half-hour show at 11pmET/8pmPT. Lemon currently anchors weekend evenings for CNN and is being tapped as a fill-in anchor for ... [TVNewser]

FNC's John Roberts, CNN's Bill Weir Interview Toronto Mayor Rob Ford - Posted November 18, 2013
The Toronto Council meets again today to decide whether to strip embattled Mayor Rob Ford of more of his powers. Meanwhile, Ford is not backing down. Over the weekend, while Bobby Moynihan ... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir Makes His CNN Debut - Posted November 12, 2013
Bill Weir, the former ABC News "Nightline" anchor made his first appearance on CNN last night. He went on "Erin Burnett: OutFront" with a report on crack-smoking, obsce... [TVNewser]

Piers Morgan on His Future at CNN - Posted October 15, 2013
CNN's Piers Morgan was on "CBS This Morning" today discussing his new book, Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God, and George Clooney. Morgan says the book is "a diary" of his three years at CNN, the last year of which has been dominated by his calls for stricter gun laws. Toward the end... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir is Joining CNN - Posted October 11, 2013
Bill Weir is joining CNN, TVNewser has learned. As we reported earlier, Weir is leaving ABC his TV home since 2004. At CNN, Weir will work... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir Leaving ABC News, Dan Harris Named 'Nightline' Co-Anchor - Posted October 11, 2013
"Nightline" anchor Bill Weir is leaving ABC News for "another opportunity in the news business," president Ben Sherwood announced this morning. Effective immediately, he wil... [TVNewser]

Terry Moran Named Chief Foreign Correspondent For ABC News - Posted June 19, 2013
"Nightline" anchor Terry Moran is leaving the late-night show and moving to London to become an anchor and chief foreign correspondent for ABC News. He will move across the pond later this Summer. Moran is an ABC News v... [TVNewser]

'The Nightline Legacy is a Precious Thing Worth Fighting For' - Posted June 10, 2013
The anchors and executive producer of ABC's "Nightline" are opening up about the show: its summer run (dubbed "The Lookout"), its late night move and its future. "We believed that as long as we were winning, and under ... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang Goes Undercover As a Senior Citizen For 'The Lookout' - Posted June 5, 2013
The lengths reporters will go for a story. On tonight's edition of "The Lookout" on ABC (previously known as "Nightline" primetime), correspondent and anchor Juju Chang is going undercover as a senior citizen. Chang calls TV repairmen with what should be an easy fix, and sees if they try to gouge... [TVNewser]

Primetime 'Nightline: Two Truths and a Lie' To Launch May 29, With Consumer Focus - Posted May 3, 2013
First on TVNewser: ABC has added the primetime editions of "Nightline" to its schedule starting Wednesday, May 29. "Nightline: Two Truths and a Lie" will debut May 29 at 10 PM. The primetime editions of the late-night program were originally scheduled to debut March 1, 2013, ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Profiles 'VICE' - Posted April 6, 2013
HBO debuted a newsmagazine from the folks at VICE last night, the magazine known for its gonzo reportage, and the team behind Dennis Rodman's now-infamous trip t... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Turn Attention to Christopher Dorner Shootout in Los Angeles - Posted February 12, 2013
... [TVNewser]

'Nightline' Wins All Target Demos on Third Night in New Timeslot - Posted January 11, 2013
On day three of the new "Nightline" time, the show placed first across all the target demos. It was the first win among A18-49 viewers, which is the key late night demographic, in the 12:35amET timeslot. ABC's wins in the A25-54 and A18-49 demographics were the largest margins over NBC and CBS... [TVNewser]

Promising Signs for 'Nightline' in New Timeslot - Posted January 10, 2013
On its second night in a new timeslot, ABC News "Nightline" improved upon its first night by winning not just Total Viewers but also the key A25-54 news demo. Even more promising, versus ABC's performance at 12:35am on the same night a year ago, "Nightline" was up by +14% in Total... [TVNewser]

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]

The Ticker: O'Reilly Threat, 'Nightline' Guns, Currently Spitzer - Posted December 20, 2012
An Illinois man who left a threatening message for Bill O'Reilly in January has been sentenced to a year of probation and fined $500. 62-year-old James Rogers faced felony harassment by telephone charges for the death threat. ABC's "Nightline" continues its coverage of the tragedy at Sa... [TVNewser]

'Nightline' Has Most-Watched Show in a Year - Posted December 7, 2012
With just a month before its timeslot change, ABC's "Nightline" remains the No. 1 late night show. Last Tuesday's "Nightline," which featured a Powerball lottery story and an interview with the Pastor behind "Two and a Half Men" star Angus T. J... [TVNewser]

ABC's Primetime and 'Nightline' Sandy Specials - Posted October 30, 2012
Diane Sawyer and Chris Cuomo will co-anchor "A Special Edition of 20/20: The Perfect Storm" tonight at 10pmET. Sawyer met up with Cuomo's brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo... [TVNewser]

Editing a Story about a British Pub, In a British Pub - Posted August 10, 2012
ABC's Bill Weir continues his reports from the London Summer games, where he's been reporting for "Good Morning America" straight through to "Nightline." And if you watch tonight's "Nightline" you'll see a story on the perfect British pub, featuring "Nightline" contributor and former U.S. Women's Soccer captain Julie Foudy. But rather than... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'It's Not Our Fault the TV Coverage is Delayed' - Posted August 3, 2012
The tape delay pile-on is in full swing as other broadcasters continue taking jabs at NBC for the practice of tape-delaying major Olympic events. Earlier this week we told you about ABC's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Fugelsang Show, 'NY Med,' Olympic Diss - Posted August 1, 2012
Current TV is adding another new primetime show hosted by a comedian. Following the announcement of Joy Behar's new program, Current says it will add a show hosted by John Fugelsang in primetime. Fugelsang says his new show "will be an attack ad on apathy; taking the flag back from... [TVNewser]

'Nightline' #1 in Q2 - Posted June 29, 2012
They won the 2011-2012 season, so it figures "Nightline" would also be the #1 show in late night for the second quarter. In numbers just released, the ABC News show topped NBC's "The Tonight Show" by the largest g... [TVNewser]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [Fishbowl NY]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [FishbowlNY]

Niagara Falls Stunt Gives ABC Best Friday in 5 Years; 13 Million Watch Wire Walk - Posted June 16, 2012
ABC won the night last night with three hours of programming leading up Nik Wallenda's highwire walk over Niagara Falls. ABC's "Megastunts: Highwire Over Niagara Falls," a production of ABC News and hosted by ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Revamps iPad App - Posted June 14, 2012
Nearly two years after it became the first TV news organization to release a dedicated iPad app, ABC news is completely revamping the product. Gone is the "globe" user interface found in the original version of the app, which launched in July, 2010. In its place, the app will take on... [TVNewser]

One Year Later, ABC's Bill Weir Returns to Japan - Posted March 7, 2012
Sunday is the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011. ABC's ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Gets Apple Exclusive, And Substantial Disclaimers Ensue - Posted February 21, 2012
ABC News secured quite the exclusive recently. Apple allowed its cameras inside of the factories that produce its products. iPhones, iPads and Macs are made by a Chinese company called Foxconn, and reporters simply are not let inside. A preview aired this morning on "Good Morning America": ... [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]

GM Delivers James Cameron to Nightline - Posted October 13, 2011
Last night's Bill Weir interview with James Cameron on Nightline wasn't just the first on-camera look at the... [FishbowlLA]

Watch Bill Weir's Pitch to Interview Steve Jobs - Posted October 6, 2011
ABC's Diane Sawyer had just arrived home when she got the call that Steve Jobs had passed. It was just after 7:30pmET. She made a U-turn, jumped in a cab and went back to ABC News headquarters where she broadcast special editions of "World News" in the Western time zones. CBS's... [TVNewser]

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

Nightline's Supernatural Summer - Posted June 13, 2011
Following a trial run last summer, "Nightline" is expanding this summer to 13 hour-long specials in primetime. The first five episodes, which begin next Wednesday, are delving into the supernatureal and are titled ... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Jonathan Karl and Dick Cheney on One-hour 'Nightline' - Posted May 2, 2011
Just like the evening newscasts, ABC's "Nightline" will also be an hour tonight and will include more of ABC's Jonathan Karl's interview with former VP Dick Cheney. It's t... [TVNewser]

Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

Nightline remains #1 in Late Night - Posted March 17, 2011
With Leno and Letterman in re-runs last week "Nightline" won the week in Total Viewers and younger viewers. Last Friday -- the day of the earthquake in Japan -- "Nightline" had its most-watched Friday show since September, 2005. (It was last Thursday's show that had execs... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer leaves Japan - Posted March 16, 2011
Diane Sawyer left Japan today as the nuclear situation at the Fukushima Daiichi plant worsens. This morning on "Good Morning America" George Stephanopoulos... [TVNewser]

Quake Update: Shepard Smith, Bill Weir, BloombergTV - Posted March 14, 2011
Some late-afternoon Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Shepard Smith anchored today from Tokyo: first "Studio B" at 3pmET and next, Fox Report at 7pmET/8am Tuesday in Tokyo. "Behind me is the rainbow bridge. It is usually lit up in ... [Fishbowl NY]

Quake Update: Shepard Smith, Bill Weir, BloombergTV - Posted March 14, 2011
Some late-afternoon Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Shepard Smith anchored today from Tokyo: first "Studio B" at 3pmET and next, Fox Report at 7pmET/8am Tuesday in Tokyo. "Behind me is the rainbow bridge. It is usually lit up in ... [FishbowlNY]

Bill Weir on Brett Favre: 'If you think he's wild and crazy now, imagine when he was 24' - Posted November 17, 2010
In the final part of our MediaBeat interview with Bill Weir, the ABC News an... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir on Brett Favre: 'If you think he's wild and crazy now, imagine when he was 24' - Posted November 17, 2010
For mediabistro's web series MediaBeat, we talk with ABC News anchor Bill Weir this week. Weir, who is a co-anchor of "Nightline" has his roots in local sports reporting and anchoring, including a stint at WLUK-TV in Green Bay where he hosted a show with Green Bay Packer Sean Jones... [SportsNewser]

From 'Smart Ass' Sports Guy to ABC News Anchor - Posted November 16, 2010
In part II of our MediaBeat interview with ABC News anchor Bill Weir, Weir talks about making the leap from local sports reporter to network news anchor. Also: the future of ABC News from a leadership perspective. As David Westin prepares to leave the network, who will take over? Weir: "There's... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir: ABC News 'Getting Leaner & Meaner by Necessity' - Posted November 15, 2010
This week on MediaBeat, we're talking with ABC News "Nightline" co-anchor Bill Weir. Weir, who has been with ABC News for six years, joined "Nightline" a few months ago. But five years ago he was part of secret weekend experiment testing potential new formats for the show. Little did anyone know, anchor... [TVNewser]

'Nightline' #1 Five Weeks in a Row - Posted November 11, 2010
ABC's "Nightline" has now been number one in late night five weeks in a row in Total Viewers topping David Letterman on CBS and Jay Leno on NBC. Letterman and Leno each won in younger viewers -- Leno in A18-49, Letterman in A25-54 -- but "Nightline" was second in both... [TVNewser]

Election 2010: ABC News Will be Live All Night for Midterm Coverage - Posted October 28, 2010
ABC News will have live midterm election coverage all night next Tuesday, though some of it will take place online. ABC's coverage will kick off with "ABC World News" at 6:30 OM ET, anchored by Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Nightline Launches Customization of Midterm Election-Related Tweets via NightlineNow.com - Posted October 22, 2010
ABC News Nightline introduced a way for Twitter users to customize their feeds and follow key races in the upcoming midterm elections, via topic or location. NightlineNow.com provides real-time Tweets, and users can also choose to follow what Nightline anchors ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Tyndall: Chilean Miner Story Energized Diane Sawyer - Posted October 17, 2010
The Chilean miner rescue was covered almost non-stop by the cable news channels and the broadcast news programs. As analyst Andrew Tyndall points out, however, no evening newscast dedicated more time and resources to the event that ABC's "World News w... [TVNewser]

5 Million Watch Mine Rescue on 'Nightline' - Posted October 13, 2010
"Nightline's" special last night topped NBC's "The Tonight Show" and CBS's "The Late Show," according to preliminary Fast Affiliate data from Nielsen. "Nightline" was anchored live by Bill Weir outside the San Jose mine as the first few Chilean miners were being brought to the surface. "Nightline," which has been pulling in around... [TVNewser]

ABC Plans Primetime Special on Chile Mine Rescue - Posted October 13, 2010
As the cable news channels continue rolling coverage of the Chile mine rescue, (so far 18 of 33 pulled out) ABC News has announced it will produce a primetime special tonight at 10pmET/PT about the rescue operation. "20/20: Miracle at the Mine," will be anchored by Diane Sawyer, an... [TVNewser]

News Networks Begin Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Mine Rescue Operation - Posted October 12, 2010
At 10:18pmET tonight, Manuel Gonzales, the first of several rescuers began to descend into a mine shaft to begin the process of retrieving 33 miners who've been trapped deep under the Chilean desert for 69 days. 18 Minutes later, at 10:36, Gonzales had arrived 2,040 feet below the desert. And all... [TVNewser]

Dan Harris named GMA Weekend co-anchor - Posted October 8, 2010
"Good Morning America Weekend" has its new anchor team in place. Today Dan Harris was named co-anchor alongside Bianna Goldodryga. Harris has been filling in for several weekend... [TVNewser]

'World News' Viewers Weigh in Online - Posted October 4, 2010
Diane Sawyer regularly engages her ABC News viewers asking them to send in their stories and comments on controversial issues and topics in the news. And in two recent cases she's turning the online comments into on-air stories. "World News" ended Friday's broadcast with Sawyer and correspondents David Muir, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

GMA Weekend Moves out of Times Square - Posted October 2, 2010
More change at "Good Morning America Weekend." As of this morning, the show is no longer being broadcast from the Times Square studios and has returned to ABC's studios near New York's Lincoln Center. GMA Weekend will now be broadcast from TV-3, home to other ABC News broadcasts. In addition to... [TVNewser]

Marysol Castro Leaving 'GMA' Weekend - Posted September 25, 2010
"Good Morning America" weather person Marysol Castro is leaving the program, ABC News confirms to TVNewser. Tomorrow, September 26, will be her last day on the show. "After 6 years of great weekends, this one is bittersweet. It's the last I'll spend with all the grea... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer, other ABCNewsers, head home to see what works - Posted September 22, 2010
ABC News anchors and correspondents are getting out of New York to prove you can go home again. Diane Sawyer and four reporters on her broadcast, will return to their hometowns to report on success stories of the economic recovery. For Sawyer, it's a return to Louisville,... [TVNewser]

ABC News Correspondent Cynthia McFadden on 'Nightline Prime' - Posted August 19, 2010
Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was ABC News correspondent and anchor Cynthia McFadden, talking about her new primetime special Nightline Prime: Secrets of Your Mind.... [TVNewser]

WWE Takes Issue with 'Nightline' Report - Posted August 11, 2010
World Wrestling Entertainment is taking issue with a report that aired Monday night on ABC's "Nightline" about former WWE CEO (and current U.S. Senate candidate) Linda McMahon. New "Nightline" anchor Bill Weir conducted the interview, which touched upon McMahon's career and political credentials. It also addressed some of the mor... [TVNewser]

GMA Weekend Begins Rotating Co-anchors - Posted August 9, 2010
With Bill Weir's move to late nights, ABC News will begin tapping male anchors and correspondents from the news division to fill in as co-anchors with ... [TVNewser]

Bill Weir says Goodbye to Mornings and Hello to 'Nightline' - Posted August 9, 2010
ABC's Bill Weir signed off from his nearly six-year run as co-anchor of "Good Morning America" weekend yesterday. And tonight he begins his new role as "Nightline" co-anchor. Weir is taking over for Martin Bashir who signed off ... [TVNewser]

Who Should Get the Weekend GMA Co-Anchor Job? - Posted July 26, 2010
Seems like we just asked that question, but here goes again. With Bill Weir leaving the weekend editions of "Good Morning America" and heading to co-co-anchor "Nightline" ... [TVNewser]

Late Night Ratings: Week of July 12 - Posted July 22, 2010
NBC's "Tonight Show" was once again the top program in late night. The program beat out ABC's "Nightline" and CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" in total viewers, A18-49 (which are the comedy program's key demographic) and A25-54 (Nightline's key demo). Both "Tonight" and "Nightline" were down in all three categories compared... [TVNewser]

Martin Bashir Leaving ABC for MSNBC; GMA Weekend Anchor Bill Weir Moves to 'Nightline' - Posted July 22, 2010
First on TVNewser: Big changes afoot in the TV news world. ABC News "Nightline" co-anchor Martin Bashir is leaving the network and joining NBC News. At the same time, ABC has announced Bill Weir... [TVNewser]

Bianna Golodryga Named 'GMA' Weekend Co-Anchor - Posted May 7, 2010
Breaking: ABC News has named Bianna Golodryga as the new co-anchor of the weekend edition of "Good Morning America." Golodryga joins Bill Weir... [TVNewser]

Juju Chang Takes the Field with A-Rod - Posted May 3, 2010
As a part of May sweeps, ABC's "Good Morning America" anchor team got to choose different "dreams" to live out on the air this week. George Stephanopoulos plays poker with some pros. ... [TVNewser]

GMA Anchors Live the Dream - Posted April 19, 2010
ABC's "Good Morning America" is launching a new series, "Living The Dream" for May sweeps. GMA anchors Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos, ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Co-Anchor 'GMA' Weekend? - Posted March 12, 2010
With Kate Snow departing ABC, as we first reported earlier today, for NBC's "Dateline," the natural question arises: who will take over the "Good Morning America" weekend edition slot co-anch... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer in Afghanistan - Posted January 10, 2010
ABC's Diane Sawyer is in Afghanistan where she'll be anchoring "World News" on Monday and Tuesday. It's her fifth trip there and her first since 2007. Sawyer will report the next installment of "Afghanistan: Where Things Stand" and anchor the broadcast from Kabul. She'll interview General McChrystal and "Good Morning... [TVNewser]

Jasper Schuringa Makes the TV Rounds, Exclusive or Not - Posted December 27, 2009
Jasper Schuringa, the hero of Northwest Airlines flight 253, continued telling his story today. After an exclusive interview on CNN yesterday, he gave an exclusive broadcast morning show interview to ABC News. But the three-minute interview with ... [TVNewser]

Senate Holds Christmas Eve Health Care Reform Vote - Posted December 24, 2009
At 7amET, the U.S. Senate held its final vote on the health care reform bill, and it passed 60-39. Bret Baier came in during "Fox & Friends" to anchor Fox News coverage of the vote from Washington beginning around 6:55amET. Just before 6:30amET, MSNBC broke away from a special edition of "Morning Joe"... [TVNewser]

ABC News Colleagues Celebrate Gibson's Career - Posted December 18, 2009
Last night in New York, hundreds of Charlie Gibson's friends and colleagues turned out to celebrate his work at ABC News over the past nearly 35 years. In a toast, ABC News president David Westin said, "The fi... [TVNewser]

Expanded 'World News' Tonight - Posted November 6, 2009
"World News with Charles Gibson" will air a special one-hour edition tonight focused on yesterday's massacre at Fort Hood. Bob Woodruff, Terry Moran and Ryan Owens will report from Texas on the investigation, the victims and the heroic first respon... [TVNewser]

Jay Johnson, Anchorman, Congressman, Goldline.com Presenter - Posted October 19, 2009
You may have seen the commercials for Goldline.com, advocating investments in gold. The spots are presented by Jay Johnson, a former local TV news anchorman, U.S. Congressman and, later, Director of the U.S. Mint. Johnson ... [TVNewser]

Kate Snow's Big Wet KISS - Posted October 17, 2009
"Good Morning America" Weekend anchor Kate Snow has interviewed presidential candidiates, captains of industry and now KISS. The behind the scenes footage and interview airs tomorrow on GMA Sunday. No word on whether ABC News is going to include Kiss as "artists in residence." And we're trying to confirm the rum... [TVNewser]

The Price is Right for Bob Barker and Drew Carey - Posted October 7, 2009
The former and current hosts of the long-running game show "The Price is Right" are making news this morning, by giving back. On "Good Morning America," Bill Weir did his best Rod Roddy introducing Bob Barker to the show. Barker was on to talk about his $3 mill... [TVNewser]

Brian Ross: 'We Got a Rare Insight into a Chapter of American History' - Posted October 1, 2009
TVNewser dropped by ABC News investigative correspondent Brian Ross' book party last night at ABC's Times Square studios. "The Madoff Chronicles" hit store shelves this week and many of Ross' colleagues were on hand to congratulate him last night. ABC "World News" anch... [TVNewser]

'World News:' Where Things Stand - Posted September 14, 2009
ABC News is going to spend considerable time this week talking about what happened this week, one year ago. "From Wall Street to Main Street: Where Things Stand" is a 5-part series airing on 'World News' with Charles Gibson. • Tonight - Betsy Stark reports on jobs - Where can you find... [TVNewser]

The A.M. Ticker: Joe, Holder, Baseball... - Posted July 29, 2009
> Joe Scaroborough is beating Glenn Beck... on the radio... in New York. In a 10a-Noon, head-to-head matchup with Scarborough on the powerhouse WABC and Beck on the not-as-powerhouse WOR, Scarborough beats Beck in all categories. In Persons 12+ Scarborough as a 3.3 rating to Beck's 2.2.... [TVNewser]

GMA Weekend Crew - Independent Minds - Posted July 3, 2009
While several news anchors are heading to Los Angeles for coverage of you know what, "Good Morning America" Weekend is keeping Independence Day in mind. Kate Snow and Marysol Castro will report live from two of... [TVNewser]

Totally Tubular: ABC News Launches YouTube Channel - Posted May 6, 2009
Need a quick hit of ABC News? Now you can get your fix on YouTube. The network announced their YouTube channel, YouTube.com/ABCNEWS today. The site will offer visitors breaking news and highlights from "Good Morning America," "World News with Charles Gibson," "Nightline," "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," "20... [FishbowlDC]

Reporting the Rescue of Capt. Phillips - Posted April 12, 2009
CNN, Fox News and MSNBC were all in taped programming during the 1pmET hour when the news broke that Capt. Richard Phillips, held hostage by pirates for four days, had been rescued. CNN was first to report the news during "Fareed Zakaria GPS" at 1:21pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Fix Tee-Shirts Are Vintage, Actually (Like House of Pain Vintage) - Posted March 23, 2009
"He's really steamed at us... Apparently he went through the trouble of making T-Shirts and everything so he sicced his double-breasted dobermans on us." -ABC News anchor Bill Weir earlier today It has been brought to our attention that Chris Cillizza actually intr... [FishbowlDC]

Temporary Fix for ABCNews.com - Posted March 23, 2009
We told you this weekend about the name game going on between WaPo's Chris Cillizza's blog "The Fix" and ABCNews.com. Today WebNewser reports: In his daily video on the site, ABC Ne... [FishbowlDC]

A Temporary Fix For "The Fix" - Posted March 23, 2009
"The Fix" on ABCNews.com was forced to change names after receiving a cease-and-desist from The Washington Post. WebNewser has the (temporary) name, and the video from Bill Weir announcing the move:... [TVNewser]

"The Fix" is in at ABC....and WaPo Too - Posted March 9, 2009
ABC News is expanding its digital only content with the launch of The Fix. The Web show features ABC News correspondents/anchors John Berman, Juju Chang, Dan Harris and ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Just How Big Was That Crowd in Times Square Tuesday Night? - Posted November 7, 2008
The NYPD on the scene tells ABC's Bill Weir that by the time Pres.-Elect Obama went over the top at 11pmET the crowd approached 50-70,000 and stretched from 40th Street to 49th Street. Weir reported all night from the Crossroads of t... [TVNewser]

Times Square Transformed For ABC Election Night - Posted November 4, 2008
After stopping by the CNN viewing party in Duffy Square we headed a few blocks south to ABC's Times Square studios. As we walked in, GMA Weekend anchor Bill Weir was heading outside to begin live shots for the network's coverage. On the second floor... [TVNewser]

ABC's Election Night Plans - Posted October 27, 2008
ABC News will be taking over Times Square next Tuesday night for their Vote 2008 coverage. Real time election results will be revealed "on three iconic screens - ABC's Super Sign, the enormous digital facade of NASDAQ and the 23-story high Reuters sign," reads the press release. ... [TVNewser]

As Ike Gets Closer to Shore, So Do the Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
ABC's Sam Champion had arrived in Texas in time for Nightline last night. CNN's Anderson Coop... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.03.07 - Posted April 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. Lots and ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.22.07 - Posted March 22, 2007
An ABC release announces that "World News with Charles Gibson" will air a special series -- "Key to the World" -- reported by ABC News' Bill Weir. "The series will take Weir on reporting assignments around the globe, and in conjunction, 'World News' will have a single commercial sponsor the first... [FishbowlDC]

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