Veteran Newsman Sam Donaldson (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Ex-ABC Newsman Sam Donaldson Arrested for DUI

Veteran ABC newsman Sam Donaldson was arrested for DUI earlier this month in Delaware, according to reports. Donaldson, 78, was pulled over for a traffic violation after he allegedly drove onto the shoulder of the road in Lewes, Del. He was given a field sobriety test and reportedly failed. Donaldson was arrested for drunken driving, […]

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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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Campaigning on the Tube: Republican Adventures in TV Land

NEW YORK — From late-night comedy shows to cable news interviews, free media exposure has proved influential in defining the Republican presidential candidates and setting the dynamics of the primary race, especially for lower-tier hopefuls lacking cash for TV ads. The turn toward free media, and Twitter, too, may have come at the expense of […]

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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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TV News Vet Jumps Networks

NEW YORK – Veteran television executive Rick Kaplan, most recently Katie Couric’s producer at CBS, is returning to ABC to run “This Week” with Christiane Amanpour. ABC News President Ben Sherwood said Thursday that Kaplan will also oversee 2012 political coverage. “This Week” will remain Washington-based, with Kaplan splitting time between New York and Washington. […]

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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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The Reviews Are In: How Did Amanpour Do ‘This Week’?

Famed foreign correspondent Christiane Amanpour’s debut as the new anchor of ABC’s ‘This Week’ drew a variety of reactions from the nation’s critics – at least the ones keenly interested in the comings and goings of moderators on the Sunday-morning political chat shows. Depending on the critic, Amanpour’s overseas expertise was either a benefit or […]

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