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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. ABC News, Univision Joint Venture Not Looking to Compete With CNN, MSNBC, Fox News

    3:43 pm 5/7/2012

    "We want to be the first movers in the space," says ABC News president Ben Sherwood of the English-language cable network aimed at Hispanics. Read more

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  9. Official: 'Good Morning America' Snaps 'Today's' 852-Week Winning Streak

    8:32 am 4/19/2012

    "Good Morning America" beats its NBC counterpart by 31,000 viewers, breaking one of the longest ratings records in TV news history.Read more

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  10. ABC News Slammed by Conservatives Over Interview With Newt Gingrich's Ex-Wife

    5:34 pm 1/19/2012

    Sarah Palin, Sean Hannity and other talk radio hosts call it evidence of bias while Rush Limbaugh and Dennis Prager ask for personal details of the lives of network anchors and executives be similarly revealed to the public.Read more

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