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  1. election 2020
    Savannah Guthrie Interrupts Trump’s ‘Not True’ SpeechHit that replay button.
  2. late night
    Pete Buttigieg to Guest Host Jimmy Kimmel Live This WeekThe former presidential candidate will fill in for Kimmel on Thursday.
  3. trump administration
    Trump Loyalists Aren’t Being Ostracized After Leaving — They’re ThrivingSean Spicer, Kierstjen Nielsen, and Corey Lewandowski all made dramatic public comebacks this week.
  4. jussie smollett
    The Jussie Smollett Case Is Not a ParableIt is still good to extend sympathy toward alleged victims of tragedy — even if that tragedy ends up being fake.
  5. media
    The Rise and Rise and Rise of ABC’s Ben SherwoodHis meandering, joyous — or maybe seriously Machiavellian — path to the top.
  6. network news news
    Diane Sawyer Is Done Being ABC’s Evening News AnchorDavid Muir will replace her, with help from George Stephanopoulos.
  7. media
    ABC Fired Transgender Employee Dawn Ennis After a Complicated SagaA transition in the workplace.
  8. new york’s finest
    Ray Kelly Found a Far Less Stressful JobThe former NYPD commissioner will be a consultant for ABC News.
  9. media
    Katie Couric and Yahoo Are Now Tumblr OfficialMarissa Mayer blogs the announcement.
  10. media
    ABC News Producer Comes Out As TransgenderDon Ennis is now Dawn.
  11. cable news news
    White House Reporter Jake Tapper Leaving ABC News for CNNA big get for Jeff Zucker.
  12. anchors under the influence
    Diane Sawyer Knows You Think She Was Drunk Last NightWink.
  13. aurora shooting
    Mother of James Holmes Says She Didn’t Tell ABC Her Son Was the Killer [Updated]That would make two big screwups in one story for the network.
  14. the great morning tv war
    Today Show Clings to Bragging Rights Over Good Morning AmericaThe Ann Curry Curse is not a thing yet.
  15. the great morning tv war
    Good Morning America Is on a Little Roll Against Savannah GuthrieSavannah Guthrie, meanwhile, begins with a small losing streak.
  16. network news news
    NBC News ‘Struggling,’ ‘Slipping,’ and ‘Adrift’ in the Ratings WarIn the words of concurrent NYT and WSJ assessments.
  17. sad things
    Robin Roberts Fighting Blood DisorderThe ‘Good Morning America’ anchor tearfully announced her health problems on the show today.
  18. the great morning tv war
    Good Morning America Beat Today in the Ratings Again Last WeekNow it’s really not a fluke!
  19. the great morning tv war
    Good Morning America Ends 16-Year Losing StreakAccording to preliminary numbers, at least.
  20. the great morning tv war
    Katie Couric Got a Ratings Win for Good Morning AmericaABC beat NBC at least one morning this week.
  21. media
    Sarah Palin Beat Katie Couric in the Ratings, But Didn’t Add ViewersNBC just topped ABC as usual.
  22. media
    Sarah Palin Disses Romney As Katie Couric Coasts in Morning-Show BattleIt was a guest-host extravaganza on NBC and ABC today.
  23. media
    Matt Lauer to Sarah Palin: ‘Are You Reading Any Newspapers?’Everyone wins in these morning-show battles.
  24. the great morning tv war
    Today Sees GMA’s Katie Couric, Raises Them a Sarah PalinThat’s right, Mama Grizzly is headed to NBC.
  25. tv news news
    Christiane Amanpour Leaving This WeekThe host will return to CNN.
  26. gabrielle giffords
    Diane Sawyer Either Has or Has Not Landed the First Gabrielle Giffords InterviewABC may have gotten a little ahead of itself.
  27. the kennedys
    Contents of ‘Explosive’ Jackie O. Tapes Under Debate [Update]JFK had an intern, so she had a movie star.
  28. in other news
    Elizabeth Smart to ABC News As Permanent Abduction ExpertGood morning, everybody.
  29. in other news
    Journal: Katie Couric Will Own Her Own ShowShe’ll make money more directly this way.
  30. in other news
    Katie Couric’s Evening News Executive Producer Jumps to ABC’s This WeekRick Kaplan has a new gig.
  31. in other news
    TMZ: Katie Couric and Jeff Zucker Close to Signing $20 Million Deal With ABCKatie would get her own show and the ability to do specials on ‘20/20.’
  32. in other news
    It’s Official: Katie Couric Announces She’s Leaving CBS Evening News“I am looking at a format that will allow me to engage in more multi-dimensional storytelling.”
  33. in other news
    David Muir Named Sole Anchor of ABC’s Weekend World NewsCongrats, sideburns.
  34. crossing over
    Where Are All the Arizonans Willing to Stand Up for Racial Profiling?A hidden-camera show can’t find any.
  35. in other news
    Ben Sherwood Named President of ABC NewsHe’ll replace David Westin.
  36. the future is coming
    Network TV vs. Google TV: The Battle to Bring the Internet to Your TV SetIntroducing Google TV, now without episodes from ABC, NBC, or CBS.
  37. media moves
    Martin Bashir Heads to NBCWill keep British accent.
  38. in other news
    News Anchor Wants to Know If G-Shot Allows One to ‘Enjoy Penis a Little More’Of course it does!
  39. in other news
    Huge Cutbacks at ABC SubsidingOver 300 lost employees later, the massacre has ended.
  40. in other news
    ABC and CBS Newscasts Hit Record Lows in First QuarterBut things aren’t so dismal at NBC.
  41. in other news
    Amanpour Officially Joins ABC News to Host This WeekThe Sunday-morning show will gain “international perspective.”
  42. in other news
    Report: Christiane Amanpour Offered This Week GigThere’s a 50-50 chance she’ll take it.
  43. conflict resolution
    ABC Restored for 3 Million Cablevision SubscribersNew York area residents missed just first fifteen minutes of Oscars.
  44. in other news
    ABC News Finds Low-Key Anchor Transition Works Much BetterCompare the transition between Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer to that of Conan O’Brien and Jay Leno. You probably forgot the first one even happened.
  45. in other news
    Diane Sawyer Hosted the News Last NightAnd it was good!
  46. in other news
    ABC to Announce Stephanopoulos As GMA Anchor TomorrowHe may start the gig as early as Monday.
  47. in other news
    Juju Chang In, Chris Cuomo Out at GMAThe impending arrival of George Stephanopoulos has started a game of musical chairs at ABC.
  48. america’s sweetheart
    ABC is ‘Going Rogue’: Barbara Walters to Interview Sarah PalinFirst, let’s get one thing straight: Barbara Walters invented going rogue.
  49. media deathwatch
    The Media’s Christmas HangoverSome media workers got pink slips in their stockings this Christmas. Others nursed hard liquor in order to stay alive.
  50. ink-stained wretches
    More Media Holiday Parties Get AxedWhat will we crash this year??
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