George Stephanopoulos. (Photo by Marc Stamas/Getty Images)

Stephanopoulos to Replace Amanpour at ‘This Week’

By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — George Stephanopoulos is returning to Sunday mornings at ABC News, replacing Christiane Amanpour as host of the political talk show “This Week.” ABC said Tuesday that Stephanopoulos, who returns Jan. 8, will remain as host of “Good Morning America,” although likely on a four-day schedule. Amanpour, […]

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New Rumors Have ABC Mulling Amanpour Replacements

Christiane Amanpour’s days as anchor of ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday mornings may be numbered. A new round of rumors about her future with the show began circulating Friday in the wake of a New York Post story that ABC News is already eyeing possible replacements for the high-profile news-and-current-affairs broadcast. According to this story, […]

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Which TV Personalities Made It To Forbes’ 100 Most Powerful Women List?

Forbes has released its annual “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” list. Determined by what the magazine describes as “three metrics: dollars, a traditional and social media component and power base points,” six of this year’s slots are filled by female television personalities. Last year, double that amount ranked.  Some of the more notable year-over-year absences […]

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Couric To Leave CBS Newscast Next Week

NEW YORK – Katie Couric will make her exit from the “CBS Evening News” next Thursday. The network on Friday announced her exit date. She’ll be leaving short of five years as CBS’ top anchor, and shy of the June 4 expiration date of her contract. Scott Pelley will take over as the new “CBS […]

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TV Anchors Face Dangers in Japan Quake Zone

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 […]

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ABC’s Amanpour Scores Sitdown with Qaddafi in Tripoli

ABC News’ Middle East veteran Christiane Amanpour scored the first U.S. television interview with beleaguered Libyan strong man Muammar el-Qaddafi. Amanpour was actually a participant in a three-way interview on Monday that also included a reporter each from the BBC and the Times of London. In the interview, the ever-defiant Libyan leader, whose 42-year reign […]

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Egypt Coverage Creates Unforgettable Daytime TV

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — The fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s government Friday made for a giddy day of media coverage that combined the historical sweep of an event such as the fall of the Berlin Wall with the pandemonium of New Year’s Eve in Times Square. “This is one of those days […]

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