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2005-12-29 02:31:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - More than a year after he took over the anchor chair and with more than nine months without permanent competition from either rival, "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" closes out the year with a quarterly win among evening newscasts. The NBC newscast registered wins in total viewers and the key adults 25-54 demo last week and in the fourth quarter, Nielsen Media Research said Wednesday. "NBC Nightly News" averaged 9.8 million...

2005-12-05 19:35:14

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC News on Monday named Elizabeth Vargas and Bob Woodruff as co-anchors to replace the late Peter Jennings on the network's "World News Tonight," marking a generational change that allows the network to compete more effectively against top-rated NBC news. ABC, No. 2 in the ratings but with a million fewer viewers than NBC in recent weeks, said the new anchor team will start work on January 3 in a revised co-anchor format that will frequently see Woodruff, 44,...

2005-12-02 16:29:56

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CBS is trying to change the face of network news by luring Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," to the evening news anchor seat vacated by Dan Rather, the Los Angeles Times said on Friday. Citing senior editorial staffers at both networks, the Times said newly installed CBS News President Sean McManus had determinedly wooed Couric in recent weeks to take over as permanent anchor of the CBS Evening News and that Couric was seriously...

2005-08-08 15:38:04

Please read in paragraph 18 "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor in March" instead of "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor last month." By Cal Mankowski NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peter Jennings, prime-time anchorman for ABC News for more than two decades, has died of lung cancer at his home, the network said. He was 67. The Canadian-born Jennings, host of ABC's "World News Tonight" since 1983, died on Sunday, five months after he announced that he had...

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