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Ben Sherwood

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  • 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...
  • ABC Names James Goldston President of News Unit

    James Goldston, a veteran TV-news journalist who has had a hand in revivals of ABC's "Nightline" and "Good Morning America," has been named president of its news division, replacing Ben Sherwood, whose successful run at ABC News has propelled him to a...
  • The News Business Needs a Few Good Hypocrites

    With print news migrating to a Web environment that's as motivated by traffic as TV is by ratings, the time is fast approaching when anyone who dares criticize media excess will be immediately open to charges of hypocrisy. To that I say: Send in the...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • '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...
  • ABC Executives in Search for New Producers of 'The View'

    ABC Daytime execs are in the midst of a extensive search for new producers to take the reins of "The View" as the show prepares to replace most of its panelists for its 18th season. Industry sources say execs are reaching out to a range of producers with...
  • Diane Sawyer to step down as 'World News' anchor for David Muir

    Diane Sawyer to step down as 'World News' anchor for David Muir
    Diane Sawyer will be stepping down from her role as anchor of "World News" after five years and will be replaced by David Muir, ABC announced Wednesday.  In addition, George Stephanopoulos, co-host of "Good Morning America," has been appointed to the...
  • Diane Sawyer leaving ABC's 'World News'

    Diane Sawyer leaving ABC's 'World News'
    Diane Sawyer is stepping down from anchoring ABC's “World News,” and will be replaced by David Muir. George Stephanopoulos, meanwhile, is being promoted to chief anchor of ABC News. Sawyer reached out to then-ABC News chief Ben Sherwood...
  • Diane Sawyer To Leave ABC's 'World News' While Stephanopoulos, Muir Take Broader Anchor Roles

    Diane Sawyer will step away from her lead anchor role at ABC's "World News" to tackle a series of enterprise projects while George Stephanopoulos and David Muir will assume her responsibilities, the first as lead anchor on all special reports and breaking...
  • 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...