Amy Robach Snares Co-Anchor Duties on ABC’s ’20/20′

Amy Robach will take over as co-anchor of ABC News’ “20/20,” replacing the departing Elizabeth Vargas on the longrunning ABC News newsmagazine. She will work with David Muir. “Amy’s already well-known to our ’20/20′ …

Amy Robach will take over as co-anchor of ABC News’ “20/20,” replacing the departing Elizabeth Vargas on the longrunning ABC News newsmagazine. She will work with David Muir. “Amy’s already well-known to our ’20/20′ audience for her reporting on some of the program’s most compelling work,” said James Goldston, president of ABC News, in a […]

NBA, Fox Sports Strike Deal to Show Jr. NBA World Championship

Fox Broadcasting and Fox Sports 1 will televise the Jr. NBA World Championship under a new multi-year deal struck between the National Basketball Association and Fox Sports. The tournament is billed as a “global youth basketball tournament for el…

Fox Broadcasting and Fox Sports 1 will televise the Jr. NBA World Championship under a new multi-year deal struck between the National Basketball Association and Fox Sports. The tournament is billed as a “global youth basketball tournament for elite 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world.” The first event is slated […]

‘Good Morning America’ Will Launch Newsletter as Morning-TV Battle Goes Digital

ABC and NBC are marching to new kinds of screens in the eternal battle between “Good Morning America” and “Today” for A.M. viewers. “Good Morning America” is revamping the digital extensions of the flagship ABC morning program, said Michael Corn, the show’s senior executive producer, in an interview. While “GMA’s” digital presence has long been […]

ABC and NBC are marching to new kinds of screens in the eternal battle between “Good Morning America” and “Today” for A.M. viewers. “Good Morning America” is revamping the digital extensions of the flagship ABC morning program, said Michael Corn, the show’s senior executive producer, in an interview. While “GMA’s” digital presence has long been […]

NBCU Will Join ‘Open A.P.’ Audience-Targeting Venture Run by Turner, Fox, Viacom

More than a year after launching a new alliance aimed at boosting Madison Avenue’s ability to carve out audience niches in a manner similar to what is available online, the backers of the system have landed another teammate. NBCUniversal will join “Open A.P.,”  a platform offered by a consortium of media companies: Time Warner’s Turner; Viacom; […]

More than a year after launching a new alliance aimed at boosting Madison Avenue’s ability to carve out audience niches in a manner similar to what is available online, the backers of the system have landed another teammate. NBCUniversal will join “Open A.P.,”  a platform offered by a consortium of media companies: Time Warner’s Turner; Viacom; […]

Fox News, Surprised by Hannity Ties to Trump Lawyer, Will Support Host

Fox News Channel executives said they would give primetime host Sean Hannity the network’s “full support” despite being blindsided by news that he may have had a business relationship with Michael Cohen, the controversial Trump Organization attorney, that he did not disclose even as he offered commentary on the network about current events involving the […]

Fox News Channel executives said they would give primetime host Sean Hannity the network’s “full support” despite being blindsided by news that he may have had a business relationship with Michael Cohen, the controversial Trump Organization attorney, that he did not disclose even as he offered commentary on the network about current events involving the […]

Lara Spencer Pares Back Duties at ‘Good Morning America’

Lara Spencer will appear less frequently on the nation’s most-watched morning news program, “Good Morning America,” as she focuses more on her own projects and after the ABC mainstay has placed more emphasis on the anchor trio of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Michael Strahan. Spencer will, going forward, appear on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, […]

Lara Spencer will appear less frequently on the nation’s most-watched morning news program, “Good Morning America,” as she focuses more on her own projects and after the ABC mainstay has placed more emphasis on the anchor trio of Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Michael Strahan. Spencer will, going forward, appear on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, […]