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  • Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams split wins again

    "ABC World News With Diane Sawyer" has beaten "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" in the 25-to-54 age group for the third week in a row. That age group is most important to news advertisers, and ABC has won it for nine of the past 15 weeks. ABC's...
  • Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams split wins

    "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" continues to be the most-watched evening newscast in a tight race. But "ABC World News With Diane Sawyer" has again won the 25-to-54 age group, which is most important to news advertisers. It's the eighth time in...
  • 'ABC World News' scores big win

    Here's encouraging news for "ABC World News" and incoming anchor David Muir: When he filled in for Diane Sawyer last week, ABC scored a big win over NBC. "ABC World News" won the 25-to-54 age group -- the most important audience for news advertisers --...
  • 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...
  • Why the Evening-News Anchor Is No Longer the Most Important Person on TV

    Hosting the evening newscast turned Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather and Tom Brokaw into luminaries and national statesmen. ABC News has now declared that the person who leads that national institution no longer has to be the most important face on the screen....
  • ABC News shuffle: Sawyer moves out, Muir moves into 'World News' job

    It used to be that change at a network anchor desk was huge news. Now, with all the fragmentation, not so much. Anchor changes like the ones announced at ABC News today are a real barometer of how far network news has sunk in prestige and power --...
  • Scott Pelley On Why CBS News Reports From Iraq, Syria And Around The World

    When the "CBS Evening News" broadcasts Wednesday evening, viewers won't find Scott Pelley in the anchor chair. Instead, he will be seen in a segment reporting from Amman, Jordan. Pelley visited that country's border with Syria while refugees crossed....
  • Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.

    Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "24" did in the ratings. The Skinny: Our website has a brand new look, so be sure and take it all in and spread the good word. Today's roundup includes a look at Dawn Hudson's tenure as CEO of the Academy of Motion...
  • Former NBC News Chief Steve Capus Named Exec Producer of 'CBS Evening News'

    CBS News has tapped former NBC News president Steve Capus as exec producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." He'll also serve as executive editor of CBS News. Capus left NBC News amid a shakeup at the division early last year. He was at the...
  • Steve Capus, former NBC News chief, to produce 'CBS Evening News'

    Steve Capus, former NBC News chief, to produce 'CBS Evening News'
    Steve Capus, who earned his stripes at NBC News as wingman for anchors Tom Brokaw and Brian Williams, soon will be piloting the cross-town rival "The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." CBS News announced Tuesday it had hired Capus, former president of...
  • Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

    Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?
    BP, the perpetrator of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, has been working assiduously over the last year to wriggle out from under a financial settlement it reached for gulf businesses harmed by the disaster.  As we reported...