By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Aug 21, 2014 11:29am

ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” Ranks No. 1 in Both Total Viewers and Adults 25-54;

  No. 1 in Key Adults News Demo in 10 of Last 12 Weeks ABC News’ “This Week” Leads  NBC’s “Meet the Press” in Total Viewers for 8th Straight Week And Posts Largest News Demo Advantage Since March  “This Week” Delivers Double-Digit Increases Week to… Read More »

By ABCNewsPR

Press Release
Aug 21, 2014 10:40am

“GMA” is #1 for the Week of August 11th in All Key Measures

GMA” is #1 for the Week in All Key Measures: Outperforming NBC’s “Today” by 557,000 Total Viewers, 213,000 Adults 25-54, and 40,000 Adults 18-49   “GMA” Ranks No. 1 in Adults 18-49 for Sixth Consecutive Week– Only Morning Show to Grow Year-to-Year in Adults 18-49… Read More »

Nation
Aug 20, 2014 8:41pm

‘Savages’ Who Executed Foley Will Be Nabbed, FBI Chief Vows

FBI director James Comey said today that the “full force” of the U.S. government will come to bear on the “savages” responsible for the kidnapping and gruesome death of journalist James Foley. “I’m very, very, sorry to say that these savages have turned it into… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Aug 20, 2014 5:20pm

James Foley Punished for Suspected Escape Plans, Fellow Hostage Says

By RYM MOMTAZ and BRIAN ROSS Before the murder of American James Foley was captured on video and posted online recently, the journalist once suffered “brutal punishment” because his captors believed he was planning to escape, a former fellow hostage told ABC News. “James was… Read More »

By Erin Mizraki

Nation
Aug 20, 2014 4:08pm

Middle Schooler Critical After Lightning Strike at Football Practice

Five New Mexico middle schoolers are recovering today after they were struck by lightning during football practice, authorities say. Four of the boys were hospitalized including one who is in critical condition after he was completely unresponsive at the scene as two parents worked to… Read More »

By ABC News

Investigative
Aug 19, 2014 8:14pm

The International Effort to Free James Foley

By MATTHEW MOSK, RYM MOMTAZ and BRIAN ROSS Before a video surfaced online appearing to show the brutal murder of American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials made repeated efforts to win freedom for Foley, attempting to identify and reach his captors through Turkish, Russian and… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Aug 19, 2014 5:41pm

South Pasadena Alleged School Massacre Plot Foiled

Two Southern California male teenagers were being held in juvenile hall today after an investigation by authorities using social media discovered the two were in the early stages of a plot to allegedly commit a mass shooting at South Pasadena High School. “It was a… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Aug 19, 2014 3:23pm

Pooped Ex-Mayor Says Why He Tossed Dog Feces

By JAMES WANG, RICHARD BRENNER and ALEXA VALIENTE The former San Marino, California, mayor who resigned after admitting to tossing a bag of dog poop on a neighbor’s sidewalk says it was a “mistake.” “I was tired in the time that I did it,” Dennis… Read More »

By Van Scott

Press Release
Aug 19, 2014 11:04am

“WORLD NEWS” WINS AMONG ADULTS 25-54 AGAIN – RANKING #1 FOR 6 OF PAST 7 WEEKS

“World News” Has the Most Growth Among Adults 25-54 Compared to Last Year “World News” Gains the Most in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 from Last Week “World News” Grows in All Key Measures from Last Week and Last Year Season to Date, “World News”… Read More »

By ABC News

Nation
Aug 19, 2014 10:41am

Anger Over Prison Release for Man Who Bulldozed Neighborhood

By HARRY PHILLIPS and ALEXA VALIENTE A man who went on a bulldozing rampage in his neighborhood after a dispute with a neighbor will soon be released from prison, while his former neighbors are still dealing with the wreckage he left behind. Barry Swegle, 51,… Read More »