Network News Anchors Salute Retiring Rooney

All three network newscasts bid farewell to Andy Rooney Tuesday night, after CBS News announced that the 92-year-old curmudgeon would air his last commentary on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. “A salute from an old pal over here, Andy, to you,” said Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “World News,” according to a roundup on the TV Newser […]

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Giffords Grants 1st Interview To Diane Sawyer

NEW YORK — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will give her first TV interview since being shot in January to Diane Sawyer of ABC News. Giffords, shot in the head while meeting with constituents on Jan. 8, will be interviewed with her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly. ABC said Monday that the discussion will air as part […]

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ABC Airing New Jackie Kennedy Interviews Sept. 13

NEW YORK — An ABC special with never-before-heard interviews with Jacqueline Kennedy will air Sept. 13. Viewers will hear the former first lady speak with historian Arthur Schlesinger Jr. about life in the White House and with her husband, President John F. Kennedy. The recordings were made months after the president’s 1963 assassination and sealed […]

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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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Jaycee Dugard ‘Primetime’ Interview Tops TV Ratings

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – Diane Sawyer’s interview with kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard on ABC’s “Primetime” received Sunday night’s biggest ratings, while NBC’s “The Marriage Ref” plummeted to a new low, according to preliminary numbers. “Primetime” at 9 p.m. received a 3.7 rating/10 share in the adults 18-49 audience group and 14.7 million […]

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Jaycee Dugard Describes How She Survived Captivity

SAN FRANCISCO — Talking through tears, a California woman held captive for nearly two decades told of the pain and determination as she gave birth to her captor’s child in his backyard prison, while she was still just a young teenager. “It was very painful,” Jaycee Dugard told ABC News’ Diane Sawyer in an interview […]

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ABC News to Air Unsealed Interviews From Jackie Kennedy

NEW YORK – ABC News is presenting never-before-heard recollections from Jacqueline Kennedy. The network announced Wednesday that for the first time viewers will hear the former First Lady in conversations with historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The recordings were made in the spring of 1964 and sealed until now. A series of special reports will […]

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