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Ben Sherwood

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism

    Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism
    Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to TV journalism. After more than half a century in the industry, the veteran ABC News anchor plans to retire next summer, ABC announced Sunday night. Walters, 83, is set to make it official Monday morning on "The View....
  • Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'

    Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'
    Barbara Walters made it official on "The View" on Monday morning: after the summer of 2014, she won't be appearing on TV anymore. During lengthy remarks at the top of Monday's program, Walters addressed the issue, which has been following her for...
  • 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...