Katie Couric’s Rival Anchors React to Her Announcement

Rival network news anchors Brian Williams of NBC and Diane Sawyer of ABC both reacted to Katie Couric’s announcement Tuesday that she’s leaving “The CBS Evening News,” which she has anchored for five years. Williams and Sawyer reported the story on their own newscasts Tuesday evening. Coincidentally, both reports clocked in at the same length […]

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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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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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Diane Sawyer Tells ‘Glee’s Sue Sylvester to ‘Watch Out’

Now this is how you handle getting called out in a nationally televised joke. (Ahem, note to Elisabeth Hasselbeck.) Diane Sawyer has fired back at fictional Cheerios coach Sue Sylvester (hilariously played by Emmy winner Jane Lynch) following the mention of Sawyer in the post-Super Bowl episode of Fox’s “Glee.” In the scene, the caustic […]

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Williams, Couric Head to Egypt to Cover Unrest

NEW YORK – Two of the three U.S. network evening newscasts are sending their anchors to Egypt to base their programs at the scene of the political unrest there. NBC says Brian Williams will anchor the top-rated “Nightly News” from Egypt starting on Monday. Katie Couric is en route to Cairo for the “CBS Evening […]

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