Jeff Zucker

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Katie: An $80 Million Investment or ‘Bad Deal?’

    In an interview with John Nogawski, president, CBS Television Distribution, ​Broadcasting & Cable​ revealed that Disney/ABC Domestic Television is spending roughly $80 million just to get its Katie Couric hosted talker, aptly named "Katie," off the ground in the...

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    Fred Lee/ABC

    ‘Katie’ Premiere Date Set, Last Episode of ‘GH’ Too?

    On Thursday, March 15, 2012, the Disney/ABC Television Stations Group released a press release (see below) informing stations across the country of its plans to launch the long anticipated talk show "Katie," hosted by news personality Katie Couric, on...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    Katie Couric: ‘General Hospital’s’ Savior?

    On June 6, 2011, ABC finally announced (after months of rumors) that it had signed a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric to host a new daily syndicated talk show, and that said show would replace...

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    Crag Sjodin/ABC

    Editor’s Notebook: ‘The Chew’ Debuts Today and I’m Pissed!

    "All My Children's" replacement show "The Chew" debuts today, just three days after "AMC" aired its final episode on ABC, and I can't help myself in wishing it would just go away. No, it isn't the show or what...

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    Disney/ABC Television Group

    ‘The Opportunity Begins’ for Katie Couric Talker

    As reported back in June, the Disney/ABC Television Group has hired Katie Couric to host a new daily syndicated talk show that is expected to air on virtually all ABC affiliated stations, including the eight owned and operated stations...

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    CBS News

    ABC Might Get Couric, So What Happens to ‘GH?’

    (SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Katie Couric announced last week that she would be leaving her post as anchor of the “CBS Evening News” after five years with the network. The former “Today” show co-host plans to launch a daytime talk show...