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Martha Raddatz Named Co-Anchor of ABC’s ‘This Week with George Stephanopoulos’

22 January 2016 7:47 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

ABC News has formally named longtime correspondent Martha Raddatz as co-anchor of its Sunday morning program “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

Raddatz, ABC’s chief global affairs correspondent, has alternated in the “This Week” anchor chair with Stephanopoulos and has been a regular contributor to the public affairs program.

“Over the past several years the show has risen to great new heights with George, our chief anchor, at the helm, and with Martha playing a key role in anchoring and reporting for the program from Washington and from around the globe,” ABC News president James Goldston wrote in a memo to staffers announcing Raddatz’ appointment.

The personnel maneuvers take place after Stephanopoulos has taken on many more duties at ABC News. He is a co-host on morning show “Good Morning America” and also the news unit’s chief anchor, tasked with taking the desk when stories of national or global importance break. »

- Brian Steinberg

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Charles Osgood Preparing To Leave ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

15 January 2016 7:16 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

For many Sunday-morning TV viewers, Charles Osgood has become a habit so ingrained that missing his “CBS Sunday Morning” would be like forgoing eggs and coffee. At some point in the not-too-distant future, however, the ritual of watching the veteran may come to a close.

CBS News and Osgood have begun discussing when he might leave the show, according to a person familiar with the situation. There is no set date when the newsman might step down, this person cautioned, though he is scheduled to be absent from the program for a few weeks due to knee surgery. Osgood’s negotiations were previously reported by the New York Daily News.

CBS declined to make executives available for comment.

Among the pool of potential successors would be Jane Pauley, the former “Today” anchor who joined the Sunday program as a contributor in 2014. No one has been signed as a new host of the program, »

- Brian Steinberg

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TVLine Items: NBC Re-Ups Meyers, Jonah Hex on CW's Legends and More

13 January 2016 10:58 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Seth Meyers will remain behind the Late Night desk for years to come.

NBC announced Wednesday that Meyers’ talk show contract has been extended through February 2021.

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“As a writer, performer and host, Seth has a rich history at NBC and we are thrilled that he’ll be at the helm of Late Night for many more years,” said Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, in a statement. “His knowledge of both current events and pop culture is unparalleled and he brings »

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Bob Schieffer Returning To CBS News To Contribute Political Commentary

13 January 2016 9:29 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

So much for retirement. Bob Schieffer is returning to CBS News as an occasional contributor throughout the political  election cycle, division president David Rhodes announced one day after coming to TCA. Schieffer stepped away as CBS News’ chief Washington correspondent and anchor of it Sunday Beltway show Face the Nation in June 2015 after a 24-year run. But retirement did not take. In his new assignment, he  will appear across CBS News programs throughout the 2017… »

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