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ABC will air the first interview with Rihanna about Chris Brown's assault conviction, The Associated Press reports.

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The network will dole out Diane Sawyer's one-on-one with the Barbadian singer in three parts — on Thursday and Friday's Good Morning America and then on Friday's 20/20.

In August, Brown pleaded guilty to felony assault and was sentenced to five years of probation, six months of community service and one year of domestic violence counseling.