Latest Frank Reynolds Stories

2008-09-18 06:00:31

By Whitney Matheson It's not easy to find cannibalism, time travel, torture and singing on the same network, let alone on one series. But fans of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia have always appreciated the comedy's strange flavor combinations. The FX show launches Season 4 tonight (10 ET/PT). "I think in order for something to be genuinely funny, it needs to be surprising on some level," says star and executive producer Glenn Howerton, who plays Dennis Reynolds, one of a group of...

2008-07-02 12:00:56

By Gail Appleson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jul. 1--In a move that could further pressure Anheuser-Busch Cos. to consider InBev's $47.5 billion takeover offer, a growing number of pension funds are suing the giant brewer and its board to force them to negotiate a deal. Although shareholder suits often are criticized as a way to line lawyers' pockets, experts said these cases -- particularly when pension funds sue -- can play a significant role in forcing companies to make changes....

2005-10-17 19:15:05

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC News said on Monday it will replace departing "Nightline" host Ted Koppel with a trio of anchors including a veteran White House reporter and a British journalist whose Michael Jackson documentary led to the pop star's child molestation trial. Terry Moran, ABC's chief White House correspondent since 1999, will join "Primetime" co-host Cynthia McFadden and former BBC journalist Martin Bashir in the new "Nightline" format debuting on...

2005-10-17 14:09:03

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ending months of speculation, ABC News said on Monday it will replace departing "Nightline" veteran Ted Koppel with a three-host team of British journalist Martin Bashir, White House correspondent Terry Moran and "Primetime" anchor Cynthia McFadden. The new three-anchor format, with Moran based in Washington and McFadden and Bashir in New York, will begin with the program's first post-Koppel broadcast on November 28, ABC said. In another...

2005-10-06 20:14:57

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadcast journalist Ted Koppel, the face of late-night newscast "Nightline" for a quarter century, will anchor the show for the last time on November 22, but ABC News has not decided who will replace him, the network said on Thursday. Koppel, 65, becomes the latest in a string of veteran network news anchors to sign off in recent months, following Tom Brokaw of NBC, Dan Rather of CBS and Koppel's ABC News colleague, the late Peter Jennings. Koppel, who has...

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