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Bill Simmons: What He Might Do Next

The sports pundit's ouster from ESPN gives way to speculation about a new company or a move to Fox.

ABC’s ‘View’ Woes: Declining Ratings, Lower Ad Revenue, Whoopi-Rosie Feud

The franchise could be on the chopping block as new Disney-ABC chief Ben Sherwood faces his first big challenge.

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

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…

Diane Sawyer to Step Down From ABC’s ‘World News,’ David Muir to Take Over

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

Barbara Walters: ‘I Didn’t Try to Interview Donald Sterling’

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.

The Hollywood Reporter Names 2014’s 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media

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

Josh Elliott’s Messy ‘GMA’ Exit: Can He Rebound at NBC?

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.

5 Big Challenges Ben Sherwood Faces in Disney’s Top TV Job (Analysis)

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

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

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…

Disney Names Ben Sherwood as Anne Sweeney’s Successor

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

Disney’s Anne Sweeney Exit: 5 Possible In-House Replacements

"I am convinced that we have the talent to replace Anne," CEO Robert Iger tells THR.

Former NBC News Anchor Garrick Utley Dies at 74

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