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  1. Barbara Walters: 'I Didn't Try to Interview Donald Sterling'

    5:23 pm 5/12/2014

    UPDATED: At a ceremony in which ABC News' N.Y. headquarters was renamed "The Barbara Walters Building," the journalist said Anderson Cooper "did a superb job" with his interview of the Clippers owner.Read more

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  2. Jimmy Kimmel Roasts Anne Sweeney Over TV Director Ambitions

    3:01 am 4/8/2014

    UPDATED: "Anne, I think it’s time we tell you this isn't a fundraiser, this is an intervention," the comedian said as he poked fun at his outgoing boss' decision to step down to become a TV director. Read more

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  3. Anne Sweeney Officiates a 4-Year-Old's Adoption (Video)

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The outgoing Disney TV chief, who will be honored by the Alliance for Children's Rights on Monday at its annual dinner, appeared at Children's Court in Monterey, Calif., as Desiree Cornejo was adopted by her grandparents. Read more

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  4. Anne Sweeney Honored for Her Work with The Alliance for Children's Rights

    9:00 am 4/4/2014

    The co-chair of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group was honored by the the Alliance for Children's Rights. A longtime supporter of adoption reform, Sweeney in February officiated the adoption of four year-old Desiree Cornejo by her grandparents. Read more

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  5. ABC Studios Boss on the Pace of 'Scandal,' Advice for Anne Sweeney and Why He Sent Paul Feig a Tie (Q&A)

    11:00 am 3/27/2014

    Patrick Moran talks to THR about comedy's challenges, scheduling frustrations and that showrunner who got away.Read more

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  6. A TV Director's Open Letter to Anne Sweeney: It's All About the Shoes (Guest Column)

    12:00 pm 3/26/2014

    Forget the Disney executive suite. A director's chair is the most powerful place in television — just as long as you follow these simple guidelines from Bruce Leddy ("Cougar Town").Read more

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  7. Disney's Anne Sweeney Talks Successor, Online Pay TV Services

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    At a conference in London, she ‎discusses the "creative transformation" rather than "creative destruction" of television and comments on the company's acquisition of Maker Studios.Read more

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  8. 5 Big Challenges Ben Sherwood Faces in Disney's Top TV Job (Analysis)

    5:00 am 3/26/2014

    Anne Sweeney's successor must fix ABC primetime, court Hollywood talent and deal with a "GMA" host's $8 million salary demand.Read more

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  9. Ben Sherwood Reveals How He Scored Disney's Top TV Job, Talks Paul Lee, ABC News Successor (Q&A)

    12:50 pm 3/24/2014

    Sherwood spoke with THR about his immediate plans for ABC and ABC News, what he learned from his college friend Jeff Zucker, a contract standoff with "GMA" anchor Josh Elliott and which shows he'd poach from other networks. Read more

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  10. Disney Names Ben Sherwood as Anne Sweeney's Successor

    10:01 am 3/24/2014

    He'll take over as co-chairman of Disney Media Networks and president of Disney/ABC Television Group on Feb. 1, 2015.Read more

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