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2006-01-05 05:29:42

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - A little more than a month after retiring from a 42-year career at ABC News, Ted Koppel is diving back into journalism with a multiyear agreement to produce longform work for Discovery Network.

2006-01-05 01:44:59

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It was, sadly, the miracle that wasn't. For nearly three hours early Wednesday, cable news channels, broadcast networks and East Coast newspapers reported that 12 men survived being trapped in a West Virginia coal mine.

2006-01-04 12:22:27

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Veteran journalist Ted Koppel, who built ABC's "Nightline" into an American institution over 25 years, will join the Discovery Channel to make news documentaries, the channel said on Wednesday.

2005-11-29 19:00:00

In interviews before he retired last week from ABC and as anchor of "Nightline" for a quarter of a century, Ted Koppel expressed confidence that the new "Nightline," though it might take a different form, would carry on the solid journalistic traditions of the old show.

2005-11-22 00:05:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - During his 42 years at ABC News and 26-year run on "Nightline," Ted Koppel has seen -- and reported -- it all.

2005-11-21 19:30:20

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ted Koppel, who built ABC's "Nightline" into a TV news institution 25 years ago, starting with the U.S.-Iranian hostage crisis, will leave the show on Tuesday with a low-key broadcast devoted to one of his favorite subjects, a guy named Morrie.

2005-11-17 01:49:26

By Paul J. Gough WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Less than a week before he departs the airwaves, "Nightline" host Ted Koppel celebrated his 42 years at ABC News Wednesday with a party attended by several hundred colleagues, rivals and family members.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.