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The Biz: Inside the ABC News Shakeup

Diane Sawyer

Transitions are always tricky in TV news. Executives want to find a way to reach younger audiences. But it's hard to replicate the audience loyalty built up by older, established anchors who became famous during an earlier era of television. So ABC News deserves credit for the crafty transition plan announced Wednesday for ABC World News anchor Diane Sawyer. Here's what it means for... read more

JFK Assassination 50th Anniversary TV Roundup: A Complete Guide to Coverage

John F. Kennedy

Friday marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas, Texas, and both broadcast and cable networks are featuring special programming tied to the national tragedy. Here's a complete roundup of how you can catch daily coverage of the anniversary on TV, though many networks are offering supplemental coverage online as well.

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NBC Pre-Empts Voice Recap for Oklahoma Tornado Coverage

Adam Levine, Shakira, Usher, Blake Shelton

NBC will replace a recap episode of The Voice's top 10 performances Tuesday night with a live special on the Oklahoma tornado, which killed at least 24 people Monday. The special, hosted by Brian Williams, will air on NBC, MSNBC and The Weather Channel at 8/7c. read more

Barbara Walters Announces Retirement: "I'm Not Walking Into the Sunset"

Barbara Walters

Barbara Walters was greeted with a standing ovation on The View Monday, in the wake of news that she would be officially announcing her retirement on the program. And Walters wasted no time in doing so, making the announcement over a video retrospective of her career in journalism that highlighted her positions on the Today show, ABC News and 20/20, as well as The View.

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Amanda Knox: Murder Trial Ordeal Feels Like Crawling Through Barbed Wire

Amanda Knox

Convicted — and then acquitted — killer Amanda Knox could possibly face another conviction, after last month's ruling by the Italian Supreme Court.

The highest court ruled Knox's previous acquittal for the murder conviction of old roommate Meredith Kircher was suspended. Thus, a new trial will begin.

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Yahoo! Unveils Losing Your Virginity with John Stamos, Ed Helms Comedy

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Yahoo! unveiled its new slate of original programming at its newfront presentation Monday, including new comedy series from Ed Helms and John Stamos.

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Barbara Walters Addresses Retirement Rumors on The View

Barbara Walters

Amid reports that Barbara Walters will soon retire, The View co-host addressed the rumors, though did not confirm whether or not they were actually true.

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Report: Barbara Walters Planning to Retire Next Year

Barbara Walters

Longtime TV journalist Barbara Walters is set to retire after than 50 years in the business, Deadline reports.

The news comes more than a year after speculation first began about Walters' future when a microphone reportedly picked up Walters telling President Barack Obama "I'm retiring next year" during an interview break. At the time, ABC News denied any such plans. However, Walters fell and suffered a concussion at a dinner in Washington D.C. in January. She was... read more

Is Diane Sawyer Retiring From ABC World News This Year?

Diane Sawyer

Is Diane Sawyer already planning an exit strategy?

Less than four years after taking over ABC World News, the longtime TV journalist is said to be considering retiring later this year, The New York Daily News reports.

"She has discussed with a few close friends and some people at ABC that she is.... read more

Diane Sawyer to Interview Gabrielle Giffords on Two-Year Anniversary of Shooting

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly, Diane Sawyer

ABC World News will air a sit-down interview with former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords on the two-year anniversary of her shooting, ABC announced Sunday.

Giffords, along with her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, spoke to.... read more

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