Starting in AprilGibson announced that the Monday broadcasts of World News would become expanded editions, allowing only one commercial interruption to feature extended special segments on global warming.
Both men suffered head injuries in the incident, even though they were both wearing body armor and helmets. With Jennings as lead anchor, World News Tonight was the most-watched national newscast from February 27, to November 1,but from then on until Februaryit placed second behind its main rival, NBC Nightly News.
During his career, Jennings had reported from every major world capital and war zone, and from all 50 U. Smith was moved to a commentator role, and Reasoner briefly assumed sole-anchor responsibilities until he was paired with Barbara Walterswho became the first female network anchor when she joined the program on October 4, Woodruff, although still recovering from his injuries, returned to World News Tonight as a correspondent on February 28, Gibson anchored the broadcast the first part of the week; Bob Woodruff anchored the final edition of World News Tonight with Peter Jennings on August 12, Starting inbefore the advent of closed captioningPBS began airing an open captioned version of the ABC Evening News that was distributed to various public television stations throughout the U.
Occasional contributions included special reports by Walters, who was credited as anchor of the special coverage desk from New York City and worldwide, and commentary by Smith, who was easing into eventual retirement. Woodruff and Vogt were then evacuated to a U.
Jennings was known for his ability to calmly portray events as they were happening and for his coverage of many major world events. Inthe inexperienced Jennings left the anchor chair and was reassigned by the news division as an international correspondent for the news program.
InRon Cochran was appointed as full-time anchor, staying with the program until The August 8,edition of the program was dedicated in memory of Jennings and looked back at his four-decade career in news.
During the spring ofVargas mostly anchored the broadcast alone, becoming the first de facto solo female evening news anchor.
History[ edit ] ABC began a nightly newscast in the summer ofwhen H. S, airing mostly in late-night timeslots five hours after the original ABC broadcast.
Both underwent surgery at a U.
The broadcast was produced live three times per day — the regular live broadcast for the Eastern and Central Time Zones, plus separate broadcasts for the Mountain and Pacific Time Zones.
This marked the first time in seven years that the program finished at 1, beating out NBC Nightly News in all categories. This version was produced by WGBHthe Boston PBS station, which provided the captions and repackaged the broadcast with additional news stories — some of which were of special interest to the hearing impaired — as well as late-news developments, weather forecasts, and sports scores inserted in place of commercials.
Smith May to December At the time, it was unknown what ABC News planned to do until Woodruff returned to the anchor chair, which appeared not to be within the near future, and when Vargas began her maternity leave. The webcast aired live at 3: Baukhage and Jim Gibbons hosted News and Views.
Diane Sawyer ultimately decided to end her tenure as anchor of ABC World News nearly a week before Muir began as anchor of the weeknight editions on August 27,in order to spend time with family. InHoward K. In Septemberthe program was renamed World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in order to reflect its sole anchor and senior editor.
Beginning on August 15,the broadcast was introduced simply as World News Tonight and it remained that way until January Ratings for the nightly news broadcast declined shortly thereafter, possibly due in part to the lack of chemistry between Reasoner and Walters.Consistently television's most-watched daily business news program, "Nightly Business Report" has provided business news in a fast-paced format for 30 years.
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picked up right where left off, with a sell-off. this was the worst opening day for stocks sincethough. ABC World News Tonight As of Aprilit is in a close ratings race with NBC Nightly News.
History. ABC began a nightly newscast in the The program was replaced by Asia Business Report and Sport Today on June 14,but later returned to the channel on August 20, >> the conditions are really challenging in europe, and they're going to be so for quite some time.
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