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Ben Sherwood

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  • Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney

    Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney
    It's only been a few hours since Anne Sweeney announced her intentions to resign from her senior role at Walt Disney Co. next January, and speculation is already heating up about who will replace her. Holding the titles of co-chair Disney Media Networks...
  • Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture

    Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture
    The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
  • Sam Champion jumps from 'Good Morning America' to Weather Channel

    Sam Champion jumps from 'Good Morning America' to Weather Channel
    The Weather Channel has wooed Sam Champion away from "Good Morning America" for an on-air and executive role for the cable network. Champion, who has been the weatherman for ABC's top-rated morning show since 2006, will anchor a new morning show for the...
  • Bill Weir moving to CNN from ABC News' 'Nightline'

    Bill Weir moving to CNN from ABC News' 'Nightline'
    Bill Weir, who has co-anchored ABC News' "Nightline" since 2010, is moving to CNN. Weir will start at CNN in November as an anchor and will also cover innovation and technology, the network said Friday. He will be based in New York and work with CNN...
  • Bill Weir leaving ABC News, Dan Harris to replace on 'Nightline'

    Bill Weir leaving ABC News, Dan Harris to replace on 'Nightline'
    Bill Weir, the co-host of "Nightline," is leaving for "another opportunity in the news business," said ABC News' president Ben Sherwood on Friday.  He did not say where Weir is going. Weir, who has co-hosted "Nightline" since 2010, said on his Twitter...
  • Isaac Lee named CEO of Univision-ABC joint venture Fusion

    Isaac Lee named CEO of Univision-ABC joint venture Fusion
    Isaac Lee, the president of Univision Communications Inc.'s Univision News, has been named chief executive officer of Fusion, the soon-to-be-launched cable channel that is a partnership between the Spanish broadcaster and ABC News.  Beau Ferrari,...
  • ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor

    ABC News names Dan Abrams 'Nightline' anchor
    ABC News has tapped Dan Abrams to be an anchor of "Nightline." The appointment of Abrams comes on the heels of ABC's decision to shift "Nightline" anchor Terry Moran to chief foreign correspondent for the network's news unit. Moran will be based in...
  • Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism

    Barbara Walters to retire from TV journalism
    Barbara Walters is saying goodbye to TV journalism. After more than half a century in the industry, the veteran ABC News anchor plans to retire next summer, ABC announced Sunday night. Walters, 83, is set to make it official Monday morning on "The View....
  • Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'

    Barbara Walters retiring but 'not walking into the sunset'
    Barbara Walters made it official on "The View" on Monday morning: after the summer of 2014, she won't be appearing on TV anymore. During lengthy remarks at the top of Monday's program, Walters addressed the issue, which has been following her for...
  • ABC News and Univision launch joint news venture

     
    ABC News and Univision plan to launch a 24-hour English-language news network targeting U.S. Latinos, the fastest-growing segment of the nation's population....
  • Katie Couric launches weekly Web show on Yahoo

     
    Katie Couric appeared at Yahoo's Digital Content NewFront presentation as the site announced the May 1 premiere of "Katie's Take," a weekly online show that will explore subjects such as health, nutrition, parenting and wellness....