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For the First Time, Broadcast Networks Shut Out of duPont Awards - Posted 3 days, 11 hours ago
Ever since 1968, when the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards arrived at Columbia, it's been a pretty safe bet that each year, somebody at CBS News, ABC News or NBC News was going to take home a duPont. At least, until this year. For the first time, the legacy broadcast networks... [morningmedianewsfeed]

For the First Time, Broadcast Networks Shut Out of duPont Awards - Posted 3 days, 11 hours ago
Ever since 1968, when the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards arrived at Columbia, it's been a pretty safe bet that each year, somebody at CBS News, ABC News or NBC News was going to take home a duPont. At least, until this year. For the first time, the legacy broadcast networks... [FishbowlNY]

For the First Time, Broadcast Networks Shut Out of duPont Awards - Posted 3 days, 11 hours ago
Ever since 1968, when the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards arrived at Columbia, it's been a pretty safe bet that each year, somebody at CBS News, ABC News or NBC News was going to take home a duPont. At least, until this year. For the first time, the legacy broadcast networks... [TVNewser]

Obama: James Foley Execution 'Shocks the Conscience of the Entire World' - Posted August 20, 2014
President Obama took the podium today in Martha's Vineyard to speak about James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded by ISIS in a video released yesterday. The U.S. this morning ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [FishbowlNY]

NBC Sources Tell Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove 'Gregory is Toast' - Posted July 24, 2014
Yesterday, the New York Post's "Page Six" reported that David Gregory's tenure as host of NBC's "Meet ... [FishbowlDC]

'Today' Anchors Throw Savannah Guthrie a Baby Shower - Posted July 9, 2014
Savannah Guthrie's "Today" show colleagues -- Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, Tamron Hall and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: BBC News to Cut 500 | Networks Book Clinton - Posted June 4, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

And the CBS News Interview with Hillary Clinton Goes To... - Posted June 3, 2014
Jane Pauley will interview Hillary Clinton on "CBS Sunday Morning" on June 15 as part of Clinton's book tour for "Hard Choices." The CBS interview rounds out the big three broadcasters, as well as CNN and Fox News, that have confirmed interviews with the presumptive presidential candidate. So here's the order: ABC:... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Adds 3 Additional Hard Choices Interviews - Posted June 3, 2014
Keeping track of Hillary Clinton's scheduled interviews as part of her book tour for Hard Choices has so far proved harder than staying on top of this weekend's Capital Pride festivities in DC. In addition to her first television interview on J... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Clinton to Hold Town Hall on CNN; Cynthia McFadden Gets NBC Interview - Posted June 3, 2014
Hillary Clinton's calendar is filling up with more TV news interviews tied to her new memoir. This morning CNN announced the former Secretary of State will take part in a live town hall meeting that will be moderated by CNN's ... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

Media Powerhouses Dish Career Inspiration at 2014 Matrix Awards - Posted May 2, 2014
As this week comes to a close, we can't help but recall one of the highlights in Manhattan: The Matrix Awards. MediaJobsDaily was front row and center (okay, more like table 8 near the stage but still...) at the Waldorf Astoria in midtown. Regardless, the annual Matrix Awards presented by ... [TVNewser]

Michael Isikoff Out at NBC News - Posted April 11, 2014
First on TVNewser: This is Michael Isikoff's last day at NBC News, TVNewser has learned. Isikoff joined NBC News in 2010 a... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Walters' Retirement Set | Vox.com Goes Live | Megaupload Sued - Posted April 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Cynthia McFadden Says Good Morning to 'Today' - Posted April 7, 2014
A week after signing off ABC News, Cynthia McFadden made her first appearance on NBC News. McFadden, NBC's senior legal and investigative correspondent, was on the "Today" show talking about the Oscar Pistorius trial. "Cynthia M... [TVNewser]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [FishbowlNY]

Josh Elliott Leaving 'Good Morning America' for NBC Sports - Posted March 30, 2014
Breaking: Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and joining NBC Sports. Elliott's jump to NBC and a return to sports, comes at the end of intense contract negotiations with ABC News. Elliott will work on most high-profile NBC Sports... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
a[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Turkey Blocks YouTube | NBC Ends Two Sites | Twitter on The Charts - Posted March 28, 2014
a[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Layoffs at NBC's 'Dateline' - Posted March 27, 2014
Several people have been laid off from NBC's "Dateline," TVNewser has learned. The layoffs amount to about 10 people in the investigative and booking units of the show. Their responsibilities will be absorbed by current "Dateline" staffers, with the NBC News investigative unit picking up some extra slack for the newsmagazine.... [TVNewser]

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]

Cynthia McFadden Jumps From ABC to NBC - Posted March 27, 2014
After two decades at ABC News, "Nightline" anchor Cynthia McFadden is jumping to NBC News. She will be senior legal and investigative correspondent, contributing to NBC's investigative unit across all NBC's platforms. "After 20 incre... [TVNewser]

Coverage of Missing Malaysian Flight Continues on Cable News - Posted March 8, 2014
The cable networks continue coverage of downed Malaysian Airlines flight 370 which lost contact with air traffic control off the coast of Vietnam enroute to Beijing Saturday morning. The search for the aircraft, with 239 people on board, including at least three Americans, continues into t... [TVNewser]

Elizabeth Vargas, Harold Ford and the Latest on The Matrix Awards - Posted March 5, 2014
I was joined today by Liz Kaplow, president and CEO of the eponymous marketing communications firm she started in 1991. Kaplow's client list is full of industry leaders, including Target, Unilever, Timex, CVS and Laura Mercier. I'v... [GalleyCat]

Elizabeth Vargas, Harold Ford and the Latest on The Matrix Awards - Posted March 5, 2014
I was joined today by Liz Kaplow, president and CEO of the eponymous marketing communications firm she started in 1991. Kaplow's client list is full of industry leaders, including Target, Unilever, Timex, CVS and Laura Mercier. I'v... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Elizabeth Vargas, Harold Ford and the Latest on The Matrix Awards - Posted March 5, 2014
I was joined today by Liz Kaplow, president and CEO of the eponymous marketing communications firm she started in 1991. Kaplow's client list is full of industry leaders, including Target, Unilever, Timex, CVS and Laura Mercier. I'v... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Captures Philomena Lee Meeting with Pope Francis - Posted February 7, 2014
The Oscar-nominated film Philomena tells the story of Irish woman's search for her son who was put up for adoption. At the center of the story is the Catholic church. Philomena Lee gave birth to the boy at an abbey in Tipperary. She remained a devout Catholic, even as the nuns... [TVNewser]

Fifty Years After Starting Out as a Journalist, Edna Machirori Accepts IWMF Award - Posted October 25, 2013
Edna Machirori, the first black female editor in the Zimbabwean media, earned her journalism degree at the New York Institute of Technology in the 1970s. Last night, the 69-year-old trailblazer was back in Manhattan to accept a Lifetime Achievement honor at the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) 2013 Courage in Journalism... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fifty Years After Starting Out as a Journalist, Edna Machirori Accepts IWMF Award - Posted October 25, 2013
Edna Machirori, the first black female editor in the Zimbabwean media, earned her journalism degree at the New York Institute of Technology in the 1970s. Last night, the 69-year-old trailblazer was back in Manhattan to accept a Lifetime Achievement honor at the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) 2013 Courage in Journalism... [FishbowlNY]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [FishbowlNY]

Toasting Tory Johnson for Making the 'Shift' and Shedding 72 Pounds - Posted September 11, 2013
At her book party for "Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life," "Good Morning America" contributor Tory Johnson told the story about what set her on the path, once and for all, to shed unwanted pounds. It was a conversation... [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]

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]

Women in the World, Brought to you by Women in TV News - Posted April 5, 2013
NBC News special correspondent Chelsea Clinton was among the tvnewsers leading panels at today's Women in the World conference. But it was her mother who got a thunderous applause and shouts of ... [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]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [FishbowlNY]

Matt Blank, Dennis Basso and the Story Behind Meghan McCain's Latest TV Project - Posted April 3, 2013
Last week, it was all about authors and agents, and today it was television titans' turn in the rotating cast of characters that is Wednesdays at Michael's. Tonight when Liz Smith hosts her annual kick-off for her Literacy Partners' initiative, the joint... [FishbowlLA]

Steve Brill: 'I deserve to do community service, I... brought Nancy Grace to television' - Posted March 12, 2013
Media magnate and journalist Steve Brill talks to ProPublica about the state of media, his r... [TVNewser]

Clive Davis Spices Up Nightline - Posted February 19, 2013
The lede adorning Cynthia McFadden’s companion Web piece for her Nightline interview says it all: "Clive Davis is a force of nature." Indeed, ... [FishbowlLA]

Hillary Clinton Makes The Rounds In Advance Of Her Departure - Posted January 30, 2013
In her last full week as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton made the TV rounds to talk about U.S. foreign policy and her own legacy. The interviews were serious, wide-ranging, and not too confrontational. Clinton even threw in a bit of praise for CNN during that network's interview. After the interviewer Jill... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Grants Fox News Exit Interview, As Bill O'Reilly Talks To Colin Powell - Posted January 28, 2013
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is granting an exit interview to Fox News Channel's "On the Record with ... [TVNewser]

Lesley Stahl, Cynthia McFadden & Lindsay Lohan's Interior Decorator - Posted January 23, 2013
Even the arctic temperatures couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. The scene at 55th and Fifth was, although celebrity-free (unless you count a cast member from "The Real Housewives of New York City) even wilder than usual. The media mavens (Les... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lesley Stahl, Cynthia McFadden & Lindsay Lohan's Interior Decorator - Posted January 23, 2013
Even the arctic temperatures couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. The scene at 55th and Fifth was, although celebrity-free (unless you count a cast member from "The Real Housewives of New York City) even wilder than usual. The media mavens (Les... [FishbowlNY]

'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]

'Nightline' Says Goodbye to 11:35: 'We're sure hoping you'll give Jimmy all the support you've given us' - Posted January 8, 2013
In the final 11:35 p.m. broadcast of "Nightline," anchor Cynthia McFadden wished ... [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]

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]

'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]

Cynthia McFadden, Gayle King and Blythe Danner at the Bar - Posted September 12, 2012
School is back in session! The faithful have returned to Michael's and the place was buzzing with activity as the media mavens, talking heads and social swells sailed into the dining room. Table One (Cynthia McFadden, ... [FishbowlLA]

Cynthia McFadden, Gayle King and Blythe Danner at the Bar - Posted September 12, 2012
School is back in session! The faithful have returned to Michael's and the place was buzzing with activity as the media mavens, talking heads and social swells sailed into the dining room. Table One (Cynthia McFadden, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cynthia McFadden, Gayle King and Blythe Danner at the Bar - Posted September 12, 2012
School is back in session! The faithful have returned to Michael's and the place was buzzing with activity as the media mavens, talking heads and social swells sailed into the dining room. Table One (Cynthia McFadden, ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [FishbowlNY]

Mitt Romney to Announce VP Pick Saturday Morning; Paul Ryan Expected Running Mate - Posted August 10, 2012
Fox News broke into the 11pmET reair of "The O'Reilly Factor" with the news that Mitt Romney would be announcing his VP pick in the morning. Carl Cameron confirmed the announcement would be on the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA at 9amET. ... [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]

Cynthia McFadden Watches Cynthia McFadden - Posted May 3, 2012
As she was preparing to anchor "Nightline" last night and writing her script for a story on this morning's "Good Morning America," Cynthia McFadden kept her office TV on ABC, and caught herself in a cameo on the new ABC show "R... [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... [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]

Synergy! ABC News Promoting ABC Drama 'Revenge' With 'Revenge for Real' Specials - Posted February 29, 2012
This has been a strong week for corporate synergy. NBCUniversal has been going all-out to promote the upcoming Universal movie "The Lorax" on shows like "The Voice" and "Today," and today ABC announced some synergy of its own tied into the drama series "Revenge." "Revenge" is about betrayal and crime among rich... [TVNewser]

Newsers Pack the Waldorf to Honor Women Reporters - Posted October 27, 2011
PBS' Judy Woodruff was the mistress of ceremony at an awards luncheon of the of International Women's Media Foundation today at the Waldorf-Astoria. Four women journalists were honored for their work confronting danger while doing their jobs. Among them: Adela Navarro Bello, general director and columnist for Zeta news ... [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]

EXCLUSIVE: BBC Legend Kate Adie Juggles Work with IWMF Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted October 21, 2011
Since flying into Los Angeles earlier this week, famed BBC foreign correspondent Kate Adie has been busy. On Thursday, the 66-year-old journalist was commenting for BBC radio and other international outlets about the capture and k... [FishbowlLA]

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

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]

David Zinczenko, Keith Kelly and The Media Mavens - Posted February 23, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Sorry, but you can't expect dish about an Oscar winner every week. (We're still reeling from our brush with Cate Blanchett in the dining room last Wednesday!) We're chalking it up to school vacati... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Cynthia McFadden Goes Around the World to Interview U.S. Secretaries Clinton & Gates - Posted November 9, 2010
ABC's Cynthia McFadden interviewed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Rober... [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]

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]

Networks Prep Specials for Michael Jackson Death Anniversary; NBC News Licenses Non-NBC Interview - Posted June 23, 2010
This Friday, ABC, NBC, and CNN will all have special coverage commemorating the one year anniversary of Michael Jackson's passing. NBC will air a special "Dateline" titled "Michael Jackson: A Mother's story at 9pm Friday night. The special, which is reported by Jos... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: Jake Tapper Honored - Posted May 2, 2010
Outgoing and incoming hosts of ABC's "This Week" George Stephanopoulos and Christiane Amanpour. ABC News president David Westin toasted Jake Tap... [TVNewser]

ABC WHCA Dinner Guest List - Posted April 29, 2010
Recent hire Christiane Amanpour will be sitting with ABC News this Saturday at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. She joins her future ABC colleagues Diane Sawyer, Robin Roberts, ... [TVNewser]

WHCD: ABC's Guest List Rocks My World - Posted April 13, 2010
I am not star-crazy but consider this your warning, ABC News: "I may act the fool when I see two of your WHCA Dinner guests - Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell from my favorite show... [FishbowlDC]

Bill Clinton Says 'Nightline' Interview Was Early Warning Sign about Health - Posted February 18, 2010
Bill Clinton said it was his interview from Haiti on ABC's "Nightline" that first alerted him to potential health problems. From the NY Post: "I saw an interview I did with... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Kathie Lee Gifford and Friends Grab a Bite Before Broadway - Posted January 13, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE It's nice to see there are still plenty of writers who can afford to eat at swanky restaurants these days. Today, the dining room at Michael's was brimming with scribes of every stripe and their fabulous friends. I was heartened to hear from a handful of fellow scribes that... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Kathie Lee Gifford and Friends Grab a Bite Before Broadway - Posted January 13, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE It's nice to see there are still plenty of writers who can afford to eat at swanky restaurants these days. Today, the dining room at Michael's was brimming with scribes of every stripe and their fabulous friends. I was heartened to hear from a handful of fellow scribes that... [FishbowlNY]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlDC]

Christiane Amanpour Leaves "Comfort Zone" - Posted September 16, 2009
TVNewser headed over to Michael's this afternoon for a launch lunch for Christiane Amanpour's new international news program, "Amanpour." It's a culmination of sorts for Amanpour who "grew up with the network" having gotten her start 26 years ago on CNN's foreign desk when she was a self-described "little dweeb." The new... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Christiane Amanpour Draws an A-List Crowd - Posted September 16, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE On the menu at Michael's today: a tasty stew of media mavens and moguls with a heaping helping of famous faces on the side. We could barely keep up with the goings-on in the dining room, since every other minute there was some boldface name heading to the Garden... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Christiane Amanpour Draws an A-List Crowd - Posted September 16, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE On the menu at Michael's today: a tasty stew of media mavens and moguls with a heaping helping of famous faces on the side. We could barely keep up with the goings-on in the dining room, since every other minute there was some boldface name heading to the Garden... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Kennedy Coverage - Posted August 26, 2009
Network specials and coverage of Ted Kennedy's death are being announced. Here's a rundown: ABC News ABC News will broadcast an hour special on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, anchored by Charles Gibson from Hyannis Port, MA and Diane Sawyer in New York. The ABC News Special, "Remembering ... [FishbowlDC]

Nightline's Success? "A Relentless Focus on the News" - Posted July 27, 2009
The NYTimes' Bill Carter writes about the late night shakeup that has pushed ABC's "Nightline" to the top of the ratings ... [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]

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]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 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 NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Look Who Else is Heading to Neverland - Posted July 1, 2009
In addition to Matt Lauer anchoring the Today show from Neverland Ranch tomorrow, CNN's Larry King will host his show from the ranch in Los Olivos, CA tomorrow night. CNN says King is being granted special access inside the house as well as... [TVNewser]

ABCNews.com Launches Daily "Nightline" - Posted June 23, 2009
ABCNews.com has announced it is producing a daily half-hour program about the crisis in Iran. In the first installment of "Nightline: Iran in Crisis," which aired today at 11:30am ET, Cynthia McFadden moderated a conversation with ABC News Senior Foreign Correspondent Jim Scuitto, who has been covering Iran for the netw... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Curse of Nightline Strikes Again - Posted April 29, 2009
First it was Cynthia McFadden, then Martin Bashir, now TVNewser has learned the third member of the Nightline troika, ... [TVNewser]

With Abdul On and Leno Out, Nightline Wins Late Night - Posted April 24, 2009
ABC's Nightline outperformed both NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the Late Show with David Letterman in the Nielsen overnight metered markets last night. Nightline had a 3.7 HH rating, while Leno had a 3.1 and Letterman had a 2.7. In younger viewers (A25-54) Nightline had a 1.8 to Leno's 1.4... [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]

Velshi on the Menu: "Our Audience is Prepared to Digest More News" - Posted April 9, 2009
With Glynnis still in Canada, we were joined by another Canadian on our four-month podcast anniversary: CNN's chief business correspondent, Ali Velshi. Velshi talked about the coverage, and successes and failures, of President Obama's Europe trip. ... [TVNewser]

Charlie and Weezy On Kimmel, and a News/Entertainment "Throw" - Posted March 4, 2009
For the past two nights, at the conclusion of ABC's Nightline, Cynthia McFadden and Martin Bashir "threw" to the talk show, "Jimmy Kimmel Live," promoting the program immediately following the news show. The New York Observer ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: The Greatest Hits Version - Posted February 16, 2009
Today on the President's Day edition of the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, we take a look back at the first two months of podcasts and talk about some of our favorites (and yours). According to Steve the most listened to Menu was last Wednesday's edition which... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: The Greatest Hits Version - Posted February 16, 2009
Today on the President's Day edition of the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu, we take a look back at the first two months of podcasts and talk about some of our favorites (and yours). According to Steve the most listened to Menu was last Wednesday's edition which... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Super Ratings, Oscar Nominees, Grammy Special... - Posted February 2, 2009
> NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl averaged a 42.1 household rating and 65 share last night, down 6% from last year's 44.7/66. Last year's Giants/Patriots game was the highest rated Super Bowl in 20 years. Last night's game was on par with the Colts/Bears 2007 Super Bowl. The Cardinals/Steelers game... [TVNewser]

A Week of the "Menu" - Posted January 30, 2009
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McFadden on Today's "Menu": Blago Was "A Real Showman" - Posted January 27, 2009
One of the half-dozen or so interviews with Gov. Rod Blagojevich went to ABC News' Cynthia McFadden yesterday. This morning, the Nightline anchor joined us on the mediabistro.co... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: January 27 - Posted January 27, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — Nightline's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: January 27 - Posted January 27, 2009
Today on Morning Media Menu — our audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network — Nightline's ... [FishbowlNY]

After Blago Tonight, McFadden on Tomorrow's "Menu" - Posted January 26, 2009
ABC News' Cynthia McFadden will join us on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast tomorrow morning. Earlier today she was one of the stops on the Gov. Rod Blagojevich media blitz, interviewing Blago this afternoon.... [TVNewser]

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]

Nightline Saved By Leno's Move to Primetime? - Posted December 8, 2008
If tonight's news proves true — that Jay Leno will stay with NBC and move to a prime time slot — new life has just been breathed into the once-left-for-dea... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Sunday Edition): News, Faith, Cars... - Posted December 7, 2008
> CBS News executive producer Susan Zirinsky and Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer will participate in the "Reel Journalism" event at the Newseum tomorrow. The first-in-a-series of events will showcase the 1987 film "Broadcast News." Zirinsky was the inspiration for the character portrayed by actress ... [TVNewser]

Seven Powerful TVNewsers in One Room - Posted December 5, 2008
What happens when you get seven successful women TV journalists in one room? This is what. The Hollywood Reporter assembled a roundtable of powerful women in TV at the Extreme Wow Suite at the W New York. Cynthia McFadden, co-anchor of ABC's "Nightline"; ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FBN, ABC, NBC... - Posted November 24, 2008
> FBN's Brian Sullivan is profiled in two of his hometown papers as he returns to Winchester, VA for FBN's "Opportunity in America: My Hometown" series. One part of the series asks repo... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.08 - Posted October 23, 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]

First Ever "Dual" Obama-Clinton Interview Scores for ABC - Posted October 21, 2008
Billed as "their first dual interview ever," Cynthia McFadden's campaign trail chat with Barack Obama and ... [TVNewser]

Cynthia McFadden's First Time - Posted September 2, 2008
She's covered campaigns, but never a convention. Nightline co-anchor Cynthia McFadden talks with TVNewser about her RNC expectations and what stories Nightline is covering this week. And she is very candid about the uncertain future of Nightline on the ABC schedule: "I ho... [TVNewser]

The "Cruel Irony" That Might Await Nightline, As Leno Admits "I Am Definitely Done With NBC" - Posted July 18, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter's Paul J. Gough talks with ABC News president David Westin as well as Nightline co-anchors Cynthia McFadden and ... [TVNewser]

ABC Roundup: Secrets, China, Adoption - Posted July 16, 2008
> The season premiere of ABC's "Primetime: Family Secrets" was the top program (except for the All Star game) in the 10 o'clock hour last night in both Total Viewers and A18-49 demo. The show drew 7 million Total Viewers up from last summer's debut of 5.8 million. > Two days... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.19.07 - Posted December 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1998, the House of Representatives sent articles of impeachment against Bill Clinton to the Senate. Oh, and Alyssa Milano turns 35. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Al & Meredith Talk Skateboarding - Posted May 30, 2007
On the menu today: a tasty stew of media moguls and television titans with a dash of talking heads to spice things up. After making the rounds and checking in with some of our favorite regulars, we were thrilled to chat with our good pals Today's Meredith ... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Is Dave Zinczenko Ready For Prime Time? - Posted February 28, 2007
Magazine moguls kept things interesting today at 55th and Fifth. Without the usual intriguing mix of celebrities (who were, undoubtedly still recovering from Oscar overload) to observe, we spent the afternoon wondering what the editors and behind-the-scenes execs were plo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Is Dave Zinczenko Ready For Prime Time? - Posted February 28, 2007
Magazine moguls kept things interesting today at 55th and Fifth. Without the usual intriguing mix of celebrities (who were, undoubtedly still recovering from Oscar overload) to observe, we spent the afternoon wondering what the editors and behind-the-scenes execs were plo... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Valentine's Hangover - Posted February 15, 2007
It's the calm after the storm. The biggest — and only — snow storm of the season couldn't keep the movers and shakers away yesterday. On Valentine's Day the bustling dining room was host to a "low-key" birthday celebration hosted by Sherry Westin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Valentine's Hangover - Posted February 15, 2007
It's the calm after the storm. The biggest — and only — snow storm of the season couldn't keep the movers and shakers away yesterday. On Valentine's Day the bustling dining room was host to a "low-key" birthday celebration hosted by Sherry Westin... [FishbowlNY]

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