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“OSCARS® OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET” AIRS SUNDAY AT 7PM EST

Feb 24, 2016, 12:00 PM
“OSCARS® OPENING CEREMONY: LIVE FROM THE RED CARPET” The Only Official Oscar Opening Ceremony Coverage with Exclusive Access to the Red Carpet in Final Hour Leading Up to Event Hosted by Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan Joined by Lara Spencer and Amy Robach With Special Contributors Jess Cagle... Read More »

Sunny Hostin Joins ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent & Analyst

Feb 24, 2016, 12:00 PM
ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division this morning announcing that Sunny Hostin has joined ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst. Team – I’m pleased to announce that Sunny Hostin is joining ABC News as Senior Legal Correspondent and analyst.... Read More »

“GMA” Ratings for Week of February 15th

Feb 25, 2016, 12:00 PM
“GMA” Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of February 15th Season-to-Date, “GMA” Is Ranking No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th-Straight Season ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (4.915 million) for the week of February 15, 2016, based on Live + Same Day Data from... Read More »

“Mystery in Apartment 410” Airs on “20/20” Friday, March 4, 10 pm on ABC

Mar 2, 2016, 12:15 PM
It is a Southern California mystery ripped straight from a Hollywood script, yet the actors in this drama are real and so are the twists and turns that unfold in solving a double murder. The plot involves a Community theater actor who tries to frame a war veteran for the murder of a... Read More »

“CONSENT ON CAMPUS: A NIGHTLINE EVENT” Airing On “Nightline,” February 24 on ABC

Feb 23, 2016, 9:30 AM
An Eye-Opening Look at Sexual Assault and Consent Education on College Campuses From the Ivy League to public universities to community colleges, sexual assault on college campuses has become a sweeping nationwide epidemic impossible to ignore. ABC News’ “Nightline” tackles this growing problem... Read More »

“GMA” Ratings for Week of February 22

Mar 3, 2016, 12:00 PM
“GMA” Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of February 22nd “GMA” Grows Week-to-Week in All Key Target Demos Season-to-Date, “GMA” Is Ranking No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th-Straight Season ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (5.058 million) for the week of... Read More »

“Nightline” Outperforms CBS in All Three Key Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49

Mar 3, 2016, 2:00 PM
Season to Date “Nightline” Leads CBS Across the Board ABC News’ “Nightline” averaged 1.389 million Total Viewers, 568,000 Adults 25-54 and 429,000 Adults 18-49 during the week of February 22, 2016, based on Live +Same Day Data from Nielsen Media Research. “Nightline” beat CBS’ “The Late Late... Read More »

ABC’s “20/20” Outperforms NBC’s “Dateline" for the 2015-16 Season

May 31, 2016, 1:15 PM
Quick Take for “20/20” 2015-16 Season (National Most Current Program Ratings) ‘20/20’ “20/20” (Friday - 10:01-11:00 p.m. 2015-16 Season): • During the 2015-16 season in its 10:00 p.m. time period, ABC’s “20/20” led NBC’s “Dateline” in the hour by +6% in Total Viewers (6.005 million vs.... Read More »

"World News Tonight with David Muir" Wins Second Consecutive Week in Total Viewers

Jun 1, 2016, 1:15 PM
For the Week of May 23, 2016: ‘WORLD NEWS TONIGHT WITH DAVID MUIR’ IS THE #1 NEWSCAST IN AMERICA WINNING TOTAL VIEWERS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE WEEK ‘World News Tonight’ More Than Doubles Its Total Viewer Lead (+101%) Over NBC’s ‘Nightly News’ from Previous Week ‘World News Tonight’ Is... Read More »

“GMA” Is No. 1 for the 2016 May Sweep in Total Viewers

Jun 3, 2016, 1:15 PM
“GMA” Is No. 1 for the 2016 May Sweep in Total Viewers “GMA” Wins 16th Straight Sweep in Total Viewers ‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of May 23 ‘GMA’ Widens Lead Over ‘Today’ from Previous Week by +19% ‘GMA’s Wednesday Telecast Beat ‘Today’ Head to Head by Its Largest Single-Day... Read More »

‘The View’ Sees Gains on the Year-Ago Week in All Key Target Demos: Total Viewers (+9%), Women 25-54 (+5%) and Women 18-49 (+4%)

Jun 3, 2016, 1:11 PM
‘The View’ Posts Across-the-Board Increases on the Year-Ago Sweep: Total Viewers (+9%), Women 25-54 (+6%) and Women 18-49 (+7%)   Week of May 23, 2016: ABC’s “The View” averaged 2.646 million Total Viewers, 499,000 Women 25-54 and 378,000 Women 18-49 during the week of May 23, 2016, based on... Read More »

‘Nightline’ Wins the 2016 May Sweep Among Total Viewers

Jun 3, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘Nightline’ Outperforms NBC During the May Sweep for the 3rd Year in a Row ‘Nightline’ is No. 1 for the Week of May 23 in Total Viewers May 2016 Sweep ABC News’ “Nightline” won the 2016 May Sweep in Total Viewers (1.508 million) based on Most Current Data from Nielsen Media Research. Leading... Read More »

‘Bad Blood’

Jun 3, 2016, 10:22 AM
‘20/20’ Airs Friday, June 3 on ABC Fourteen-and-a-half years ago Michele Harris, a mother of four young children, disappeared without a trace from her luxurious home in upstate New York. Her abandoned minivan found at the bottom of her driveway on the family’s expansive estate led many to... Read More »

"GMA" is No. 1 Total Viewers for Week of May 30

Jun 9, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of May 30 ‘GMA’ Scores Largest Margin of Victory Over ‘Today’ in 5 Weeks ‘GMA’ Increases Week-to-Week Total Viewer Lead Over ‘Today’ for 3rd Consecutive Week Season-to-Date, ‘GMA’ Is Ranking No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th-Straight Season ABC... Read More »

“SINCE THE DAY I WAS BORN” AIRING ON “20/20,” MAY 6, 10 P.M. EDT ON ABC

May 3, 2016, 12:00 PM
Mystery of Three Abandoned Newborn Babies Solved Right Before “20/20” Viewers’ Eyes “20/20” asks: could someone ever forgive a mom who would abandon not one but three newborn babies within blocks of each other over a five year period? It is an incredible mystery that is solved right before... Read More »

‘The View’ Outdelivers ‘The Talk’ Across the Board for the 5th Time in 6 Weeks

Apr 28, 2016, 12:26 PM
Week to Week, ‘The View’ Grows in All Key Demos Turning in Its Best Women 25-54 Performance in 4 Weeks and Strongest Women 18-49 Number in 6 Weeks “The View” Scores Year to Year Increases in Total Viewers (+5%), Women 25-54 (+11%) and Women 18-49 (+12%) ABC's “The View” averaged 2.802 million... Read More »

‘Nightline’ #1 Show in Total Viewers

Apr 28, 2016, 1:30 PM
‘Nightline’ Grows Week to Week in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54 ‘Nightline’ Beats CBS in All Key Demos: Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 Season to Date “Nightline” Leads CBS Across the Board ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.495 million) during the week of... Read More »

GMA is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of April 18

Apr 28, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of April 18 ‘GMA’ Widens Weekly Total Viewing Margin (+33%) Over 'Today' to Largest in 7 Weeks ‘GMA’ Scores Most Watched Week in 6 Weeks ‘GMA’ Builds on Overall Viewer Performance from Previous Week for 5th Straight Week Season-to-Date, ‘GMA’ Is... Read More »

HIGHLIGHTS FOR ABC NEWS’ “GOOD MORNING AMERICA,” MAY 16 – MAY 20

May 13, 2016, 12:49 PM
The following report highlights the programming of ABC’s “Good Morning America” during the week of May 16, 2016 – May 20, 2016. “Good Morning America” is a two-hour, live program anchored by Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Lara Spencer. Amy Robach is the news anchor and Ginger Zee is the... Read More »

GMA's 2016 Summer Concert Series

May 11, 2016, 1:15 PM
ABC NEWS' "GOOD MORNING AMERICA"ANNOUNCES FUN IN THE SUN 2016 SUMMER CONCERT LINEUP ARIANA GRANDE KICKS OFF 14 WEEKS OF LIVE CONCERTS ON “GMA” ON FRIDAY, MAY 20th Live Performances Friday Mornings from SummerStage in New York City’s World Famous Central Park Full Summer Lineup Available Here:... Read More »

A MOTHER’S CRUSADE AIRING ON “20/20,” MAY 13, 10 P.M. EDT ON ABC

May 11, 2016, 1:15 PM
What happened to Kelsie Schelling? Twenty-one year old Kelsie mysteriously vanished into thin air in Pueblo, Colorado over three years ago. The family says surveillance video, text messages, and other evidence point to her boyfriend’s involvement, yet to their outrage, police have not yet... Read More »

‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of May 2

May 12, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of May 2 On Wednesday (5/4), ‘GMA’ Scores Its Most Watched Telecast in 2 Months Season-to-Date, ‘GMA’ Is Ranking No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th-Straight Season ABC News’ “Good Morning America” ranked No. 1 in the morning in Total Viewers (4.932... Read More »

ABC's ‘The View’ Outperforms CBS’ ‘The Talk’ in Total Viewers and Women 18-49

May 12, 2016, 12:25 PM
‘The View’ Scores Year to Year Increases Across the Board: Total Viewers (+14%), Women 25-54 (+18%) and Women 18-49 (+16%) ABC’s “The View” averaged 2.790 million Total Viewers, 539,000 Women 25-54 and 416,000 Women 18-49 during the week of May 2, 2016, based on Live + Same Day Data from Nielsen... Read More »

“This Week” Beats CBS’ “Face the Nation” in Total Viewers and Adults 25-54; Leads CBS in Key Adult News Demo for the 3rd Consecutive Week

Apr 22, 2016, 1:15 PM
“This Week” Surges on Total Viewer Performance from Year-Ago Sunday by 27% Season to Date “This Week” Is Improving by Double Digits in Both Total Viewers (+16%) and Adults 25-54 (+10%) Versus Year-Ago Season Averages Drawing Its Largest Overall Audience in 17 Years and Strongest News Demo... Read More »

PREMIERE

May 24, 2016, 1:31 PM
AWARD-WINNING “WHAT WOULD YOU DO?” RETURNS THIS SUMMER – NEW SHOWS BEGIN AIRING FRIDAY, JUNE 17AT 9:00 P.M. ON ABC When People See a Situation that Cries Out for Action, Do They Step Up and Say Something or Step Away?   Hidden camera fan favorite “What Would You Do?” returns for 13 weeks... Read More »

“20/20: IN AN INSTANT”

May 24, 2016, 1:36 PM
Breathtaking Stories of the Profound Will to Survive When, In an Instant, You are Staring Death in the Face Two-Hour Docudrama Series Returns for Second Season Premieres June 18 on ABC Protecting children in a deadly tornado, a catastrophic car accident, a violent hostage crisis in a... Read More »

ABC News Radio’s Scott Goldberg Named Midday Information Network Anchor

May 16, 2016, 11:54 AM
Vice President and General Manager of ABC Radio Steve Jones sent the following note to staff announcing that Scott Goldberg has been named the midday Information Network anchor for ABC News Radio. Team- I am happy to announce that Scott Goldberg has been named the midday Information Network... Read More »

GMA is No. 1 for Week of June 6

Jun 16, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘GMA’ Is No. 1 in Total Viewers for Week of June 6 ‘GMA’ Scores Largest Margin of Victory Over ‘Today’ in Over 5 Months ‘GMA’ Increases Week-to-Week Total Viewer Lead Over ‘Today’ for 4th Consecutive Week Season-to-Date, ‘GMA’ Is Ranking No. 1 in Total Viewers for the 4th-Straight Season... Read More »

‘Nightline’ Is No.1 in Total Viewers, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-49 for the 2nd Straight Week

Jun 16, 2016, 1:15 PM
‘Nightline’ Draws Its Largest Overall Audience in 15 Months and Best Key Adult Deliveries in 1 Year ABC News’ “Nightline” ranked No. 1 in Total Viewers (1.723 million), Adults 25-54 (743,000) and Adults 18-49 (645,000) for the 2nd week in a row during the week of June 6, 2016, based on Live + Same... Read More »

ABC News Awarded Three Honors at the Radio and Television Correspondents Association

Jun 16, 2016, 12:43 PM
Last night was a proud one for ABC News. The Radio and Television Correspondents Association awarded three out of their four annual honors to outstanding members of this news division. Jonathan Karl, ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent, received the Joan S. Barone Award, which recognizes... Read More »