Daytime Roundup: ‘The Power of the Newt’

What’s a little infidelity among the talk shows? The answer is a lot, especially if the person involved is a presidential candidate. “Nightline’s” announcement that they had interviewed the second wife of Republican candidate Newt Gingrich, made waves throughout the morning shows. “Today,” “The View” and “The Talk” all took the morning to give their […]

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NBC Adds ‘Nightline’ Veteran to Brian Williams’ Newsmagazine

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Williams’ NBC newsmagazine continues to add top talent as it approaches a Halloween night debut. NBC said Wednesday that TV veteran Tom Bettag (beh-TAG’) is joining “Rock Center” as a segment producer. Bettag was the executive producer of “Nightline” with Ted Koppel and before that ran the “CBS Evening News” […]

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Katie Couric Makes ABC News Debut with Celeb Interview

Katie Couric is making her debut at ABC News tonight with a one-on-one interview with actress Sarah Jessica Parker (“Sex and the City”), according to The Hollywood Reporter. The sitdown will air on Tuesday’s “Nightline.” Parker will be promoting her new film, “I Don’t Know How She Does It,” costarring Greg Kinnear and Pierce Brosnan. […]

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Marc Anthony to ABC: Split Not ‘Sensationalistic’

NEW YORK — Marc Anthony is setting the record straight on his breakup from Jennifer Lopez in an upcoming exclusive interview with ABC. Anthony tells ABC’s “Nightline” that the crumbling of their marriage “wasn’t something sensationalistic.” Tabloids have claimed Anthony was unfaithful, but he says the truth is the union no longer worked. He also […]

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Top Five: Season of 9/11 Specials Begins

The summer season’s ending on a somber note as the first of many 9/11 specials began airing this week, leading up to the terror attack’s 10th anniversary next month. But there were other TV highlights this week as well. Behold — this week’s Top Five: 1) The first 9/11 special will prove hard to beat, […]

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Glen Campbell in ABC Interview About His Alzheimer’s Disease

ABC’s Terry Moran has scored the first TV interview with music legend Glen Campbell since Campbell, 75, revealed in June that he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. A portion of this very special interview already aired Tuesday morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and more is scheduled for Tuesday evening’s “World News” with Diane Sawyer. […]

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ABC’s ‘Nightline’ Begins Summertime Series

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” […]

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