Posts Tagged ‘ABC News’

ABC News “Nightline” Launches “Primetime Nightline” Summer Series

Posted 27 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez

ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.

The 13 week primetime summer series starts with a five-part investigation into the realm of the extra-sensory and spiritual with experiences that are beyond belief. The series which is suitably titled Beyond Belief includes segments on “twintuition,” psychic power and near death experiences.

“Sometimes the most interesting trips are the ones that take you places you never thought you’d go. These are mysteries in the most profound sense,” says Nightline executive producer Jeanmarie Condon. “Stories that defy proof and perception are the ultimate adventure – and perfect for summer – to kick off our 13 specials.” Read More

Disney/ABC TV Group Signs Multi-Platform Deal with Katie Couric

Posted 08 Jun 2011 — by Nicole P
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez Starting from this summer, Couric will join the ABC News team, contributing to all programs and platforms.

Disney/ABC have just signed award-winning journalist and best-selling author Katie Couric to host and produce a daily daytime show to premier in 2012.

Katie Couric is a winner of the distinguished duPont, Murrow and Cronkite Awards and numerous Emmy’s. She is already well known to American and international audiences and ABC is looking forward to having her lend her experience to the ABC news team.

The deal will see Couric join the ABC news team as well as hosting and producing a daily hour-long syndicated talk show. It has been announced that the show will premiere in September, 2012. Read More