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ABC's news program gets name change

ABC's news program gets name change

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- ABC says its U.S. evening news broadcast will be called "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer," starting Monday.
Sawyer hosts her last 'GMA' episode

Sawyer hosts her last 'GMA' episode

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Diane Sawyer hosted her last "Good Morning America" show Friday and is preparing for her new role as anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight."
Sawyer leaving 'GMA' Friday

Sawyer leaving 'GMA' Friday

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Diane Sawyer has announced Friday will be her last day as co-anchor of TV's "Good Morning America."
Sawyer replacing Gibson on ABC News

Sawyer replacing Gibson on ABC News

NEW YORK, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Diane Sawyer is to take over retiring anchor Charles Gibson's post on the ABC Evening News in January, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.

ABC News starts up YouTube channel

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- ABC News announced Wednesday the establishment of youtube.com/ABCNEWS, its own branded channel on YouTube.

ABC cashes in on exclusive Palin interview

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Thanks to an exclusive interview with Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ABC News has won two coveted time slots, U.S. ratings show.

Palin defends U-turn on Bridge to Nowhere

WASILLA, Alaska, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin defended her change of heart on the "Bridge to Nowhere" during an interview on ABC News.

ABC's Gibson grilled Palin hard, but it may backfire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- There were no surprises, no knockout zingers, but also no bloopers Thursday night in Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's first TV interview since becoming the Republican vice presidential nominee.
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New Yorker writer leads Polk Award winners

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- New York's Long Island University announced this year's George Polk Awards for excellence in journalism in 14 categories, led by a writer for the New Yorker.
Dems talk tough on terror in N.H. debate

Dems talk tough on terror in N.H. debate

GOFFSTOWN, N.H., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential rivals talked tough on going after Osama bin Laden during a debate in New Hampshire Saturday night.

Couric to anchor from Iraq, Syria

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- CBS news anchor Katie Couric will celebrate her one-year anniversary behind the desk in New York by taking a 10-day reporting trip to Iraq and Syria.

ABC News takes quarter ratings

NEW YORK, July 4 (UPI) -- ABC News' "World News" won its first quarter in more than a decade as anchor Charles Gibson topped NBC's Brian Williams in the U.S. evening news ratings.

ABC News to try one sponsor on Mondays

NEW YORK, March 22 (UPI) -- ABC's "World News" will air with one sponsor Monday nights through April, giving the New York-based network more news minutes in its hunt for viewers.

NBC reassigns 'Nightly News' producer

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- NBC News has reassigned "Nightly News" executive producer John Reiss as the once-dominant New York-based newscast fights to regain lost audience ratings.

Report: NBC News shakeup possible

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- NBC's evening news, bested by ABC in two of the past three ratings periods, may undergo a shakeup in executive producers for the New York-based show. Several NBC executives said a change in the network's "Nightly News With Brian Williams" has been in the

Katie Couric is most known TV anchor

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Even before taking her seat as the new CBS evening news anchor, Katie Couric is already a more familiar personality than her NBC and ABC counterparts.

'GMA' picks New York weather anchor

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- ABC's "Good Morning America" Tuesday offered the position of weather anchor to New York TV personality Sam Champion, TMZ.com reported.

Chris Cuomo joins 'Good Morning America'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- ABC News Monday announced "Primetime" co-anchor Chris Cuomo has been awarded the news anchor chair on the U.S. network's "Good Morning America."

CBS launching Couric ad blitz

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Get ready to see at Katie Couric's face on every bus in New York City, part of a promotion to launch her revamped career as an evening TV news anchor.

ABC news name change reflects 24/7 demand

NEW YORK, July 20 (UPI) -- ABC's prime-time evening newscast, formerly "World News Tonight" is dropping the word "Tonight," reflecting the increased demand for 24 hour news. The nightly news will be called "World News with Charles Gibson" starting Wednesday, Zap2it.com reported.

Lebanon ground attack not ruled out

JERUSALEM, July 17 (UPI) -- An Israeli top commander says Israel is out to cripple Hezbollah and won't hesitate to use any means possible.

Bob Woodruff possible Gibson replacement

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Former anchor Bob Woodruff, who was wounded in Iraq, visited ABC's New York newsroom, prompting speculation he may replace Charles Gibson on the morning show.

Charles Gibson swaps shows on ABC

NEW YORK, June 28 (UPI) -- Charles Gibson received coffee and a glazed doughnut from co-hosts Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts to mark his final day at "Good Morning America." After almost 19 years co-hosting the ABC morning show, Gibson takes over as single anchor of the network's "

Gibson set to leave 'Good Morning'

NEW YORK, June 26 (UPI) -- Wednesday marks the last day Charles Gibson is scheduled to be lead anchor of ABC TV's "Good Morning America."

Newsman Woodruff bounces back

NEW YORK, June 14 (UPI) -- Television news anchor Bob Woodruff, 45, who was wounded in a January bomb explosion in Iraq, made a surprise visit to ABC's New York newsroom.
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