Latest Ted Koppel Stories

2006-01-12 15:48:08

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - One week after signing up to make news documentaries for the Discovery Channel, former "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel has struck additional deals to contribute commentaries to National Public Radio and The New York Times.

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.

2006-01-04 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.

2005-11-08 05:15:00

It isn't just ABC News that's being enlisted in the battle against smoking and lung cancer in the Quit to Live series, which began airing this month on "World News Tonight."

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.

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