ABC’s ‘This Week’ Beats ‘Meet The Press’ In Sweep Demo For First Time Since 1993

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOSThe last time that This Week beat NBC’s Meet The Press in a November sweep in the 25-54 demo, ABC host George Stephanopoulos was working closely with Bill Clinton in the first year of the new President’s … Read More »

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ABC News’ ‘This Week’ Lands Julian Assange Interview

By | Friday June 28, 2013 @ 6:32am PDT

ABC News has landed a live interview with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been helping NSA leaker Edward Snowden in his flight from U.S. authorities. It’s airing Sunday on This Week.Read More »

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ABC News Names Jonathan Greenberger Executive Producer of ‘This Week’

By | Tuesday June 25, 2013 @ 6:56am PDT

Jonathan Greenberger is returning to ABC News as executive broadcast producer of This Week With George Stephanopoulos. He replaces Sandy Cannold, who was upped to exec producer/senior business editor at ABC News earlier in the year. Greenberger will report to Robin Sproul, Washington Bureau Chief and executive in charge of This Week. Greenberger, who started at ABC News as an intern in its political unit, last year served as a senior producer on the broadcast when it re-launched with Stephanopoulos’ return in the anchor chair. Greenberger left briefly to finish getting his law degree and recently received his JD from Stanford Law School. ABC News chief Ben Sherwood’s memo to staff: Read More »

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This Week With George Stephanopoulos’ Gets New Executive In Charge

By | Friday April 26, 2013 @ 8:34am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

The turnover at the helm of ABC News’ This Week With George Stephanopoulos continues. ABC News president Ben Sherwood just announced that Robin Sproul, who recently marked her 20-year anniversary as Washington Bureau Chief, will also Read More »

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Sandy Cannold Named Executive Producer Of ‘This Week With George Stephanopoulos’

By | Thursday September 27, 2012 @ 8:37am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

ABC News has recruited TV veteran Sandy Cannold as the new executive producer of This Week With George Stephanopoulos. The move comes a month after Jon Banner, who has been exec producer of This Week since the … Read More »

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‘CBS This Morning’ Debut Week Down From Last Year, ‘Today’ Also Down While ‘GMA’ Up

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Not very encouraging news for CBS’ rebranded morning show: In its first week, CBS This Morning, hosted by Gayle King, CHarlie Rose and Erica Hill, averaged 2.7 million viewers, 1.1 million of them in the adults 25-54 demographic. It finished … Read More »

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Jon Banner Named Executive Producer For ‘This Week With George Stephanopoulos’

By | Friday December 30, 2011 @ 9:35am PST
Nellie Andreeva

Former World News executive producer Jon Banner has been named executive producer of This Week effective Jan. 8 when George Stephanopoulos returns as host of the weekly political talk show while continuing his duties as anchor of Good Morning America. Banner stepped down as EP of World News in September when he was named Senior Executive Producer for ABC News, overseeing special projects.

Rick Kaplan, who served as executive producer of This Week with Christiane Amanpour, will focus on election coverage, including shepherding ABC News’ New Hampshire debate on Jan. 7. Kaplan worked on This Week for the past 8 months, returning to ABC News after a four-year run as executive producer of CBS Evening News With Katie Couric. The announcement comes 3 days after Amanpour signed off as anchor of This Week on Sunday. Here is ABC News President Ben Sherwood’s staff email about the change: Read More »

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