Jake Tapper’s mission before starting his new CNN show has been to make sure people know that he’s more than a political wonk.
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CNN slotted new anchor Jake Tapper’s upcoming show for 4 p.m. on weekdays, cutting Wolf Blitzer’s “The Situation Room” back one hour, a CNN spokeswoman told TheWrap. Tapper, lured away from ABC News in December, was CNN boss Jeff Zucker’s first major hire since taking charge of the network. Now, with […]
“20/20” anchor Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC News to join CNN, it was announced Tuesday. Cuomo is expected to host a morning news program for the cable channel. His contract with ABC News was up for renewal, a perfect time for new CNN honcho Jeff Zucker (former NBC and “Today” show executive) to make a […]
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Martha Raddatz, widely praised for her moderation of the vice presidential debate in October, has been given an expanded role as ABC News’ chief global affairs correspondent. Jonathan Karl, meanwhile, will become the network’s new chief White House correspondent, filling the void left by Jake Tapper’s exit to CNN. Raddatz will […]
ABC News’ Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper is leaving ABC to join CNN, it was announced Thursday. Tapper will anchor a new weekday program on CNN, as well as serve as the cable news network’s Chief Washington Correspondent. His new show does not yet have a title but is slated to debut in 2013. […]
ABC News President Ben Sherwood stands behind the network’s decision to place Christiane Amanpour at the head of “This Week.” “Christiane Amanpour is an intrepid, ferocious reporter,” Sherwood said Monday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena. “ABC News is incredibly fortunate to have her,” he added, noting the former CNN staffer was […]
BY: Frazier Moore NEW YORK – Saying she’s “eager to open a window on the world,” ABC’s Christiane Amanpour has joined the company of Sunday political talk hosts. Amanpour claimed her role at ‘This Week‘ on Sunday, replacing George Stephanopoulos on the show that competes with NBC’s ‘Meet the Press,’ CBS’ ‘Face the Nation‘ and […]
NEW YORK – ABC’s Christiane Amanpour officially joins the Sunday morning talk world this weekend. The former CNN international reporter starts her new job as host of ‘This Week‘ beginning this Sunday, Aug. 1. Amanpour was a surprise hire to replace George Stephanopoulos on the Sunday political show, which competes with NBC’s ‘Meet the Press‘ […]