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A durable newsmagazine mixing investigative pieces with human-interest and celebrity features that's ABC's oldest prime-time series despite its notoriously rocky premiere. (Hosts Robert Hughes and Harold Hayes lasted only that one show.)

Premiered: June 6, 1978

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Season 36, Episode 19 Faking It

First Aired: January 11, 2013

Elaborate lies, schemes and secret lives are exposed. Included: a man who faked his own death; false reports of injuries; a terrorist hoax at the Philadelphia International Airport; an Internet scheme involving a made-up child with cancer; a young man who posed as a physician's assistant and, later, a police officer. Also: a look at pranks.