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Rachel Nichols Leaves ESPN — What's Next?

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Rachel Nichols has left ESPN for CNN and Turner Sports, the companies jointly announced Thursday.

Nichols, who previously contributed to NFL Sunday Countdown, will serve as a sports reporter for CNN and Turner Sports, and will anchor a weekend sports program for CNN that is slated to premiere later this year. She will also... read more

Is Ann Curry Heading to CNN?

Ann Curry

Months after being unceremoniously dropped from NBC's Today show, Ann Curry has formally asked network executives to release her from her contract so that she can accept a "high-profile anchor position" at CNN, RadarOnline reports.

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The Biz: Christiane Amanpour Goes Back to the Beginning

Christiane Amanpour

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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Gavin Polone on "Nemesis" Jeff Zucker: I'm Displeased CNN Hired Him

Jeff Zucker, Gavin Polone

Television producer Gavin Polone is not keeping quiet about his feelings towards new CNN President Jeff Zucker.

"I have specific reasons to dislike the guy, and his ignominious de-jobbing at the end of a bad run of failure at NBCUniversal was a happy event for me," Polone writes in an open letter featured in The Hollywood Reporter. "Given that, you can guess how displeased I was upon hearing that my nemesis had been chosen to lead CNN."

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Report: Jeff Zucker to Be Named President of CNN Worldwide

Jeff Zucker

Former NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Zucker is the frontrunner to become president of CNN Worldwide, according to the New York Times.

Time Warner is... read more

Katie Couric To Co-Host Good Morning America Next Week

Katie Couric

Katie Couric will return to morning television on April 2 as the co-host of ABC's Good Morning America.

The role is only temporary, though. read more

Katie Couric Announces Premiere Date for Daytime Talk Show

Katie Couric

She's baaack!

Katie Couric will return to TV this fall when her daytime talk show, Katie, premieres on Sept. 10, executive producer Jeff Zucker announced on Thursday.

Zucker, the former head of NBC and Couric's old producer on Today, announced the additions of... read more

Will Katie Couric Save General Hospital?

Katie Couric

Fans of General Hospital were outraged last year when ABC announced it was giving the soap's long-held time slot to Katie Couric's upcoming talk show Katie — yet one more sign that GH could be heading toward cancellation. read more

It's All About Katie: ABC Names Couric's New Talk Show

Katie Couric

Can you guess what Katie Couric's new ABC talk show is called?

Couric's syndicated talker will simply be called... read more

Katie Couric Inks Multiyear Deal with ABC/Disney

Katie Couric

Katie Couric has signed a multiyear deal with Disney/ABC to host and produce her own syndicated talk show, the network announced Monday.

Couric will reunite with Jeff Zucker, who served as executive producer on Today when she co-anchored the show. Zucker, who rose through NBC's ranks while the network fell to fourth in prime time, will executive-produce her series. It's scheduled to start in September 2012. Under the new pact, she will also join the ABC News team and will anchor specials.

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