Newsman Bill Weir might become “funnyman Bill Weir” and CNN might morph into the Comedy News Network under a reported plan to develop a light-hearted late-night show.
UPDATED: Dan Harris is replacing Bill Weir as the co-anchor of “Nightline” because Weir is leaving ABC for CNN.
Yes, Cynthia McFadden, Bill Weir and Terry Moran of ABC’s “Nightline” are still at work at ABC News, and this summer, even noninsomniacs can see them.
A routine story may have saved ABC “Nightline” anchor Bill Weir’s life.
By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK – ABC’s “Nightline” is creeping into prime time this summer — or maybe it’s just getting creepy. The late-night show begins a summertime series at 10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, covering topics such as satanic possession, religious miracles, psychics and out-of-body experiences. Later in the summer, the “Nightline” […]
Not that long ago, it seemed like there would never come a time when it would be possible to make this statement: “Nightline” is the No. 1 show in late-night. Among those who are most surprised (and also the most pleased) about the turnaround: Cynthia McFadden, one of the venerable ABC newscast’s three rotating anchors […]
ABC’s Diane Sawyer became the first network news anchor to travel to Japan over the weekend, as the broadcast networks and cable news channels mobilized to cover the catastrophe in Japan. Anderson Cooper (who you can follow on Twitter here) is also in Japan for CNN, which was to be expected because there’s probably no […]
Combative comic Kathy Griffin finally responded to Sarah Palin’s comments last weekend in which Palin labeled Griffin a “50-year-old bully” and a “has-been comedienne.” Thursday night on ABC’s “Nightline,” Griffin dismissed Palin’s assessment of her. “If you think a comedian is a bully, then what that tells me is you’ve never been bullied,” Griffin told […]
NEW YORK – ‘Nightline‘ co-anchor Martin Bashir is leaving ABC News to become an anchor for MSNBC and a contributor to ‘Dateline NBC.’ NBC announced Thursday that Bashir will anchor a daily afternoon program on MSNBC in addition to his new role with ‘Dateline NBC.’ The switch will take effect in September. Bashir joined ABC’s […]
NEW YORK George Stephanopoulos will soon find out if he really has a poker face. The ‘Good Morning America‘ anchor will travel to an Atlantic City, N.J., casino. It’s part of a May ratings stunt on the morning news show where team members are followed as they chase some dreams. The segments will air next […]