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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 48 20/20

First Aired: May 31, 2013

A report on Ethan, an Alabama child who was rescued after being held hostage for six days. Included: audio footage of the confrontation with the driver of the bus from which Ethan was taken; and a recording of a 911 call from a student on the bus. Also: an updated report on a former Philadelphia TV weatherman whose allegations of being scammed while vacationing in Miami Beach led to an FBI investigation; a look at an Internet scheme involving a made-up child with cancer.