Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford, who recently admitted to smoking crackwhile in office and had an obscene outburst on live television during a press conference last week, tells CNN's Bill Weir that he doesn't have an addiction.
"I'm not an addict," Ford, 44, tells Weir. "I'm not an alcoholic. I'm not a drug addict."
Martin Bashir is leaving ABC News' Nightline to anchor an MSNBC show.
Besides anchoring a daily afternoon program on MSNBC starting in September, he'll become a regular contributor to NBC's Dateline.
In a statement Thursday, MSNBC President Phil Griffin called Bashir's work "smart, original and thoughtful," adding that...
Back in 1990 when video cameras hit critical mass among consumers, ABC launched America's Funniest Home Videos, making every embarrassing moment that occurred in front of a camcorder fodder for entertainment. It's still on the air. Now ABC News is exploiting the newest generation of video technology with a limited summer series called i-Caught, which premieres Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 10 pm. Each week, host Bill Weir will be getting the story behind the most talked-about user-generated clips on the Internet that go into heavy rotation on cable news after they've sufficiently distracted the nation's labor force. ABC has even set up a YouTube-esque site at http://ugv.abcnews.go.com where you can sample some clips and even upload your own. The Biz got Weir to log off long enough to talk about his new show.TVGuide.com: So has the ABC News legal department cleared the use of i-Caught with Apple? Bill Weir: I raised that exact point. But no. Everything is cool. I guess they can't trademark a l...