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  1. The Hollywood Reporter Names 2014's 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media

    3:00 am 4/16/2014

    New entries this year include BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti and Ben Smith, Vice Media's Shane Smith and Gawker's Nick Denton.Read more

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  2. Josh Elliott's Messy 'GMA' Exit: Can He Rebound at NBC?

    5:00 am 4/2/2014

    A contract standoff, terse emails, a $10 million salary demand: Why ABC's morning news star quit for a sports job and what it means for Bob Costas and Matt Lauer.Read more

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Disney's Anne Sweeney Exit: 5 Possible In-House Replacements

    12:18 pm 3/11/2014

    “I am convinced that we have the talent to replace Anne,” CEO Robert Iger tells THR.Read more

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  7. Former NBC News Anchor Garrick Utley Dies at 74

    8:39 am 2/21/2014

    The veteran newsman, who also served as host of "Meet the Press" and Sunday's edition of "Today," had a long battle with cancer.Read more

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  8. ABC News' Ben Sherwood on 'GMA' Triumph, Robin Roberts Coverage and 'Tabloid' Claims (Q&A)

    10:00 am 10/24/2012

    The L.A. native talks with The Hollywood Reporter about deals with Yahoo and Univision, Martha Raddatz's home run and helping bring Katie Couric to ABC.Read more

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  9. NBC Entertainment's Bob Greenblatt Steps Out as New Board Member of Education Nonprofit City Year L.A.

    7:52 pm 9/11/2012

    UPDATED: The NBC chief rings in the group's Opening Day, which welcomes City Year's 275 corps members who commit to a year tutoring in Los Angeles schools.Read more

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  10. TCA 2012: ABC News' Ben Sherwood on James Holmes Tea Party Gaffe: 'The Buck Stops With Me'

    12:27 pm 7/26/2012

    Questions about the news division's reporting on the "Dark Knight" screening shooting dominated Sherwood's TCA session, even as the "GMA" team touted their ratings victories over "Today."Read more

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