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  1. Anne Sweeney on Her Final Days at Disney, Shadowing Angela Bassett and Joining Twitter

    11:00 am 12/12/2014

    Hollywood's outgoing nine-time Most Powerful Woman is about to depart Disney as she revisits her shocking decision, reveals her progress in becoming a TV director, what she and Robert Iger talk about and how she'll judge success nowRead more

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  2. Diane Sawyer to Step Down From ABC's 'World News,' David Muir to Take Over

    6:00 am 6/25/2014

    UPDATED: Muir will take over Sept. 2, while George Stephanopoulos becomes chief anchor at ABC News.Read more

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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