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The Evening Ticker: Layoffs/ABC, Zahn/ID, Verjee/1D

  • The Disney/ABC TV Group delivered layoff notices today to some 175 employees, mostly in the TV stations group and technical operations. TVSpy has more.

  • The 100th episode of “On the Case with Paula Zahn” delivered its highest ever premiere household rating, and over one million total viewers. it was also its number two telecast ever in the adults 25-54 demo.

  • CNN anchor Zain Verjee was covering the premiere of the movie “This Is Us,” about teen pop stars One Direction (and directed by CNN host Morgan Spurlock). While on the red carpet, she receieved quite the surprise from 1D’s Harry Styles. Watch below.


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