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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

Rating: None

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Season 36, Episode 26 Saved

First Aired: February 8, 2013

Survivors of traumatic events are profiled. Included: a report on Ethan, an Alabama child who was rescued after being held hostage for six days; an interview with Katie Beers, who was kidnapped in 1992 when she was 9 years old. Also: a man who survived being crushed; a reporter who walked away from a helicopter crash.