Christiane Amanpour

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The Biz: Christiane Amanpour Goes Back to the Beginning

The sight of Christiane Amanpour reporting from conflict zones in the Middle East is one of the most familiar images in television news. So it will be a real change of pace for viewers when she's seen as a relaxed traveler — and mother — in Back to the Beginning, a two-part special airing Dec. 21 and 28 (9/8c, ABC). Amanpour and her son Darius hit the road earlier this year to explore the ancient sites depicted in "the oldest stories ever told," as she puts it. They take an archeological tour through Turkey and the Middle East to examine the sites of biblical tales that unite rather than divide the followers of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Amanpour talked to The Biz about the special and her new boss at CNN, Jeff Zucker.

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Is NBC Replacing Ann Curry on Today?

Ann Curry may be leaving Today after only one year since she became the co-host.

According to the New York Times, NBC is planning to replace Curry, with herread more

VIDEO: The Comeback Kid

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The Comeback Kid
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Aired: 2/20/2012

From the political backwaters of Arkansas, Bill Clinton emerges as a political force unlike any seen on the national stage in a generation. Overcoming a troubled upbringing marred by alcoholism and violence, Clinton is determined from the start to succeed, first in Arkansas, then at Georgetown, Oxford and finally Yale. There he meets a young woman named Hillary Rodham who shares his intellect and idealism. Together they forge a marriage and political partnership that takes them to the Arkansas governor’s mansion and ultimately the White House. Hour 1 follows their bumpy road to the 1992 presidential victory, an amazing triumph over repeated scandals and setbacks. Although they have won the presidency, the Clintons have not yet won the country. In their moment of triumph, the first couple has no way of imaging the turmoil that lies ahead. watch

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U.S.: Russia boosting forces in Ukraine
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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 Amanpour TV Show Series, Host
2012 Back to the Beginning With Christiane Amanpour TV Show Series, Host
2012 Back to the Beginning With Christiane Amanpour TV Show Series, Host
2011 Extraordinary Moms TV Show Series, Appearing
2010 Iron Man 2 Movie, Actor - Herself

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The Biz: Campaigning for Sunday Ratings

With 24-hour access to video journalism on cable, your smartphone or iPad, nobody needs to wait until Sunday morning to find out what the presidential candidates have to say, right?

Don't tell that to the news divisions at CBS and ABC. Both are about to raise the stakes in the arena of Sunday inside-the-Beltway talk shows as they strive to remain the most important TV platform of the presidential campaign season... read more

Christiane Amanpour Returns to CNN, George Stephanopoulous Heads Back to This Week

Christiane Amanpour is set to return to CNN, vacating her anchor chair at ABC's This Week.

CNN announced Tuesday that Amanpour... read more

ABC's This Week Goes Global with Christiane Amanpour

During more than two decades as a globe-trotting correspondent for CNN, Christiane Amanpour was often asked why she rarely smiles on camera. "Well, that's because you often see me covering genocide, civil war and things like that," she would answer. Don't expect her demeanor to change much when she takes the anchor chair at ABC's political roundtable program This Week on Sunday (August 1, 9am/8c)... read more

CNN's Christiane Amanpour Heading to ABC's This Week

Christiane Amanpour, who has served as the face of CNN's international coverage for more than two decades, is leaving the cable news network to host ABC News' This Week.

Amanpour is... read more

TV News Relies on Cell Phones, Twitter to Evade Iranian Censorship

TV Networks covering the Iranian protests are smuggling news out of the country with cell phones, amateur video, and social networks — the same tools used by protestors still packing the country's streets.

"If this happened 10 years ago you wouldn't have the video phones, or even five years ago you wouldn't have sites like Twitter, or YouTube wouldn't be as ubiquitous," Jim Sciutto, ABC News' senior foreign correspondent, told TVGuide.com. "That's frustrating for these kinds of governments because they would love to be able, and I think they're used to, being able to shut this kind of thing down." read more

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