Transitions are always tricky in TV news. Executives want to find a way to reach younger audiences. But it's hard to replicate the audience loyalty built up by older, established anchors who became famous during an earlier era of television. So ABC News deserves credit for the crafty transition plan announced Wednesday for ABC World News anchor Diane Sawyer. Here's what it means for...
Diane Sawyer is leaving World News in September after five years. Sawyer, 68, will continue to produce and anchor specials for the network under her own unit.
The churn at Good Morning America is over. ABC News confirmed April 24 that co-host George Stephanopoulos has a new long-term deal which will keep him in his role on the number-one rated morning show and as the moderator of the Sunday roundtable show, This Week.
Lara Spencer has been promoted to co-host on Good Morning America, ABC News announced Friday.
The news comes just weeks after Spencer...
Another member of morning television's top rated family is leaving home. Josh Elliott, who joined ABC's Good Morning America in 2011 and helped ride it ahead of NBC's Today, is leaving for a high profile role at NBC Sports. He'll be replaced as news anchor by Amy Robach. But is it the last we'll see of Elliott in the morning? It's one of several questions TV news people are asking....
ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has publically opened up about her struggle with alcohol addiction.
"It took me a long time to admit that to myself. It took me a long time to admit that to my family," Vargas told George Stephanopoulos in an interview which aired Fridayon Good Morning America. "The amount of energy I expended keeping that secret and keeping this problem hidden from view, hidden from my family, hidden from friends, from colleagues was exhausting."
Reese Witherspoon on Good Morning America
Reese Witherspoon appeared on Good Morning America Thursday to talk about her new movie Mud, but George Stephanopoulos opened the interview by addressing "the elephant in the room": Witherspoon's arrest for disorderly conduct two weeks ago, after her husband Jim Toth was pulled over on suspicion of DUI.
The Oscar winner blamed her and her husband's arrests on "poor judgment."
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may be leading a regime known for human rights violations and suppression of free speech, but for retired NBA player Dennis Rodman, he's just a pal who likes basketball.
Robin Roberts, who made an emotional return to her co-anchor chair at ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday, is taking it one day at a time. "My doctor is saying the test is tomorrow," Roberts said in an interview at ABC's Times Square studio after her first show back. "When I wake up am I going to want to come in and go to work?"
TV shows and movies set in Washington, D.C., often cast real-life members of the media to report on fictional proceedings. But the new Netflix political drama House of Cards takes that to a new level.
ABC's George Stephanopoulos plays himself in the series' second hour, interviewing a Secretary of State nominee on his This Week set. No spoilers, but it's a tough grilling that provides a turning point in the story...