Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to appear on NBC's 'Today' show

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to appear on NBC's 'Today' show

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Bill Weir leaving ABC for CNN

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Piers Morgan may lose 9 p.m. CNN time slot, report says

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- British TV personality Piers Morgan will lose part or all of his 9 p.m. time slot on CNN once veteran newsman Bill Weir joins the network, Mediaite said.

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Ban: Rice should head talks with N. Korea

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General designate of the United Nations, said that U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice should lead talks with North Korea. Speaking with Bill Weir on Sunday's "Good Morning America Weekend Edition," Ban said that Rice should le

Speculation begins on 'GMA' co-host

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ABC looking to replace 'Nightline'?

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- ABC-TV executives are considering alternative programs to replace "Nightline," The Los Angeles Times reported Monday.

Weekend 'GMA' co-hosts field narrowing

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- TV news correspondent Kate Snow and "20/20" contributor Juju Chang are the top female co-host contenders for the weekend edition of "Good Morning America."

Bill Weir is co-anchor of Good Morning America Weekend Edition on ABC. He became co-anchor when the show began on September 4, 2004. He was the first American reporter to broadcast live from Tibet.

Bill Weir was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1966. He has a degree in journalism and creative writing from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Weir began his career in 1991 as a general assignment reporter and weekend sportscaster at KAAL in Austin, Minnesota. Weir next became the sports anchor at WLUK in Green Bay, Wisconsin and went on to anchor the WGN Morning News on WGN in Chicago from 1995 to 1998. Weir was sports anchor at KABC-TV in Los Angeles from 1998 to 2002, where he hosted the popular weekly Monday Night Live program which aired after Monday Night Football.

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