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Posted Friday 2/16/18 at 2:13PM EST
ABC's George Stephanopoulos lands the first post-firing interview with former FBI director James Comey
Stephanopoulos will sit down in mid-April with the former FBI director, whom Trump fired last May, as he promotes his new book A Higher Loyalty.
Posted Tuesday 1/30/18 at 4:45PM EST
GMA books Scott Baio to respond to Nicole Eggert’s molestation allegations
According to The Blast, Baio is scheduled to fire back at his Charles in Charge co-star on Wednesday during Good Morning America’s first hour. Eggert detailed Baio's alleged sexual abuse this morning on NBC's Megyn Kelly Today.
Posted Monday 1/29/18 at 7:46PM EST
ABC News hires Chris Christie as a contributor
The former New Jersey governor, who left office earlier this month, is set to begin offering his opinions to ABC News Tuesday night after President Trump's State of the Union speech.
Posted Wednesday 1/17/18 at 11:05PM EST
President Trump’s Fake News Awards: CNN takes home four, ABC News "wins" one
The president tweeted out his long-anticipated Fake News Awards at 8 p.m. ET tonight with a link that crashed the official GOP website, which was likely used to avoid potential ethics violations. The awards only named two networks: CNN and ABC News, the latter for Brian Ross' erroneous Michael Flynn story. An MSNBC producer was quick to point out that his liberal-leaning cable news network and NBC News didn't even merit one win (neither did Fox News). ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel had his Wolf Blitzer-lookalike father accept Trump's Fake News Award on CNN's behalf.
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 2:44PM EST
George Stephanopoulos criticizes his ABC bosses for censoring “sh*thole”
“We’re not reporting the word right now, I think that’s probably a mistake,” Stephanopoulos said on Good Morning America. “I don’t think it’s right to censor the president or to sugarcoat the racist sentiment revealed by how he used that word in the meeting.” While other networks have used the word in their reporting, ABC World News Tonight instead said President Trump used “a profanity we won’t repeat.” ALSO: Watch Pauly Shore reenact Trump advisor Stephen Miller’s CNN interview.
Posted Friday 1/12/18 at 5:54AM EST
Tonya Harding admits in ABC special she had prior knowledge about the Nancy Kerrigan attack
In the two-hour Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story, the notorious figure skater insisted she had no role in planning the 1994 attack. But she added, referring to ex-husband Jeff Gillooly and his friend Stephen Eckhardt, “I did however overhear them talking about stuff. They were talking about skating and saying, 'Well, maybe somebody should be taken out so (Harding) can make it.'"
Posted Friday 1/05/18 at 11:08PM EST
Good Morning America’s Lara Spencer gets engaged
Spencer is set to marry tech entrepreneur Rick McVey.
Posted Friday 1/05/18 at 2:15PM EST
ABC demotes investigative reporter Brian Ross after Michael Flynn gaffe
He’ll still serve as ABC News’ “chief investigative correspondent,” but he’ll now be tasked with working on "long-term projects.”
Posted Friday 12/22/17 at 2:05PM EST
Elizabeth Vargas is leaving ABC News after two decades
ABC News announced that the longtime 20/20 co-anchor and former World News Tonight co-anchor will depart after Season 40 ends in May “to pursue new ventures.” ALSO: Amy Robach is the frontrunner to succeed Vargas on 20/20.
Posted Wednesday 12/20/17 at 2:14PM EST
Tonya Harding will speak at length with ABC News for Truth and Lies docuseries
With Harding in the news thanks to the Margot Robbie movie I, Tonya, ABC will sit down with the disgraced figure skater in Truth and Lies: The Tonya Harding Story, a two-hour special airing Jan. 11.
Posted Thursday 12/14/17 at 5:10PM EST
Omarosa responds to Robin Roberts’ “Bye, Felicia” quip: “That was petty. It’s a black woman civil war”
Omarosa texted her reaction to Inside Edition after the Good Morning America co-host quipped “Bye, Felicia” on this morning’s show. ALSO: Whoopi Goldberg celebrates Omarosa’s exit on The View: “She’s just been so nasty to so many women, and so many women of color.”
Posted Tuesday 12/05/17 at 3:06PM EST
Ginger Zee: I checked into a mental hospital 10 days before starting my GMA job
In her new book, Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I Am One, the Good Morning America meteorologist also reveals she attempted suicide at age 21. “I’d lost all hope,” Gee tells People. “I just shut down. It wasn’t worth living. I was wasting people’s time and space.”
Posted Sunday 12/03/17 at 12:46PM EST
ABC News apologizes, suspends Brian Ross for incorrect Trump report
This morning, President Trump suggested a lawsuit should be filed against ABC after the ABC News correspondent incorrectly reported that he personally directed Michael Flynn to contact the Russians.
Posted Thursday 11/30/17 at 1:38PM EST
Women make up two of the top three highest-paid anchors following Matt Lauer's firing
ABC’s Robin Roberts and NBC’s Megyn Kelly join Fox News’ Sean Hannity as the highest-paid anchors.
Posted Wednesday 11/08/17 at 12:00AM EST
ABC News’ Martha Raddatz enters the scripted TV world with Iraq War miniseries The Long Road Home
Raddatz served as a consultant on the eight-episode National Geographic miniseries, premiering Tuesday. The series is based on her 2007 book of the same name, about the “Black Sunday” ambush in Baghdad in 2004. ALSO: The Long Road Home excels at depicting logistics and bravery, but it sometimes feels like propaganda.