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  • ABC, NBC Spar Over Evening-News Viewers As Muir Takes Over 'World News'

    More people watched a substitute for Brian Williams on NBC's "Nightly News" than they did Diane Sawyer's final "World News" broadcast last week on ABC - but advertisers may not be as impressed. That's because the ABC evening newscast was last week...
  • Diane Sawyer brings ABC close to NBC

    Diane Sawyer brings ABC close to NBC
    Diane Sawyer anchored just three nights last week before departing "ABC World News," but she helped bring that telecast to within 40,000 viewers of "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams." It was ABC's closest finish in total viewers to NBC since 2009....
  • Diane Sawyer Exits a Demo Winner on ABC's 'World News'; NBC, CBS Newscasts On the Rise

    Diane Sawyer is going out a demo winner as anchor of ABC's "World News," prevailing last week for the seventh time in eight weeks. Also of note in another good week for the evening newscasts across the board, CBS logged its top-rated week of the summer...
  • Diane Sawyer leaves 'World News' with gratitude

    Diane Sawyer was a portrait in graciousness Wednesday night as she stepped down as anchor of "ABC World News" after nearly five years. She lavishly praised her successor David Muir, who takes over Tuesday. "He is my friend and you are in strong and...
  • '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 --...
  • 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 --...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?

    Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?
    (Updates at end with response from NewsHour) With the word Tuesday that "NewsHour" was shutting down offices and laying off employees, it's time to ask the question: Just how much of the this one-time PBS bedrock is actually left? In fact, let's go a...