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Ben Sherwood

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  • ABC Anchor Changes Reflect 'Good Morning America' Takeover of News Division

    ABC has made official what has been apparent for some time: That "Good Morning America" -- and its entertainment-over-news priorities -- is the most important part of its news division. That was codified in Wednesday's announcement regarding the...
  • David Muir to replace Diane Sawyer in 'World News' anchor chair

    David Muir to replace Diane Sawyer in 'World News' anchor chair
    In a series of major changes at ABC News, Diane Sawyer will be stepping down from her role as anchor of "World News" after nearly five years on the job and will be succeeded by David Muir, the network announced Wednesday. In addition, George...
  • 'Today' vs. 'Good Morning America': Morning News Race Heats Up TV's Fiercest Duel

    Like most duels, this one starts at dawn. About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
  • Disney/ABC Television Group Sets 2014-16 Directing Program Participants

    The Mouse House's TV division has set the 12 participants for the 2014-16 Disney/ABC Directing Program. The two-year program offers an extensive series of seminars and mentoring sessions with the goal of nurturing promising directing talent among...
  • Behind the Scenes of 'The View's' Relaunch with Rosie O'Donnell

    The 18th season of "The View" premiered on Monday morning with a new set and a new panel, but some of the best one-liners never made it on TV. At the first commercial break, Rosie O'Donnell jumped out of her seat. "The stand-up in me can't resist a...
  • ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor

    ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor
    ABC News has tapped Dan Abrams to be an anchor of "Nightline." The appointment of Abrams comes on the heels of ABC's decision to shift "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran to chief foreign correspondent for the network's news unit. Moran will be based in...
  • Isaac Lee named CEO of Univision-ABC joint venture Fusion

    Isaac Lee named CEO of Univision-ABC joint venture Fusion
    Isaac Lee, the president of Univision Communications Inc.'s Univision News, has been named chief executive officer of Fusion, the soon-to-be-launched cable channel that is a partnership between the Spanish broadcaster and ABC News.  Beau Ferrari,...
  • Bill Weir leaving ABC News, Dan Harris to replace on 'Nightline'

    Bill Weir leaving ABC News, Dan Harris to replace on 'Nightline'
    Bill Weir, the co-host of "Nightline," is leaving for "another opportunity in the news business," said ABC News' president Ben Sherwood on Friday.  He did not say where Weir is going. Weir, who has co-hosted "Nightline" since 2010, said on his Twitter...
  • Bill Weir moving to CNN from ABC News' 'Nightline'

    Bill Weir moving to CNN from ABC News' 'Nightline'
    Bill Weir, who has co-anchored ABC News' "Nightline" since 2010, is moving to CNN. Weir will start at CNN in November as an anchor and will also cover innovation and technology, the network said Friday. He will be based in New York and work with CNN...
  • Sam Champion jumps from 'Good Morning America' to Weather Channel

    Sam Champion jumps from 'Good Morning America' to Weather Channel
    The Weather Channel has wooed Sam Champion away from "Good Morning America" for an on-air and executive role for the cable network. Champion, who has been the weatherman for ABC's top-rated morning show since 2006, will anchor a new morning show for the...
  • ABC names James Goldston president of ABC News

    ABC News has a new accent. James Goldston, a veteran producer who began his career at the BBC in his native Britain, on Thursday was named president of ABC News. The move completed an executive shuffle that began a month ago when Anne Sweeney, president...