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  • 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...
  • Lara Spencer Named Third Co-Anchor of ABC's 'Good Morning America'

    Lara Spencer, the "Good Morning America" anchor who recently negotiated a new contract with ABC to stay on the program, has been elevated to the role of co-host, and will, going forward, hold forth alongside current anchors Robin Roberts and George...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Role of renaissance man fits new Disney/ABC TV chief Ben Sherwood

    Ben Sherwood has the kind of resume that could make even a high achiever jealous. A Harvard graduate and a Rhodes scholar, Sherwood has been a reporter, producer, author and executive. On Monday, Sherwood added the title chairman to his curriculum vitae...
  • Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.

    Lachlan and James Murdoch on the rise. Overseas fuels box office.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went. The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
  • Cynthia McFadden jumps from ABC to NBC

    After 20 years at ABC News, Cynthia McFadden is moving to NBC. Juju Chang will replace McFadden as co-Anchor of "Nightline," ABC announced. McFadden had been the program's co-anchor for nine years. McFadden's new role at NBC will be senior legal and...
  • Josh Elliott leaving 'GMA,' replaced by Amy Robach

    Josh Elliott is leaving "Good Morning America" and being replaced in the news anchor chair by Amy Robach, ABC News President Ben Sherwood announced Sunday in a memo to his staff. "As many of you know, we have been negotiating with Josh these past...