Martin Bashir Heads to NBC

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Nightline co-anchor Martin Bashir, the journalist behind the infamous 2003 documentary Living With Michael Jackson, is leaving ABC after five years for competitor NBC News. At his new network, Bashir will contribute to Dateline and anchor a daytime afternoon hour. Good Morning America weekend anchor Bill Weir will take Bashir's vacant post. [Mediabistro]