Tag: Jeff Zucker

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,…

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…

‘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…

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…