Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will be hosting the Golden Globes this year. This is a big “first,” since never before in herstory have two women been allowed to share the same stage in Hollywood, for fear they would start shredding each other’s clothes and tearing out clumps of hair.
But being on TV and being friends with Tina Fey aren’t the only two things Ms. Poehler is good at. She also gives #RealTalk lady advice to young women on her website, Smart Girls at the Party.
That is why ABC World News was impressed enough to name Ms. Poehler “Person of the Week.” It’s truly an honor, as the following video from last night’s broadcast clearly shows.
Howard Kurtz shadowed Diane Sawyer while she was running around during a day of production for ABC World News at the network’s studios on Columbus Avenue.
To start the day, Ms. Sawyer looks like a “64-year-old housewife in need of a cup of coffee,” wrote Mr. Kurtz.
Later Mr. Kurtz showed Ms. Sawyer Read More
Arriving at Vogue’s annual Costume Institute gala at the Met (theme: “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity”), editor Anna Wintour emerged from a chauffered black SUV wearing a dove-gray gown covered in a Chanel silver-sequined jacket. It was the ultimate boyfriend blazer.
She was accompanied by her daughter, Bee Shaffer, in floor-length, ivory Balenciaga covered Read More
George Stephanopoulos had a Heineken with Steven Colbert last night, and talked about his new gig at Good Morning America, which requires him to not only rouse himself at 3:45 every morning, but sit through soft-focus segments on, say, the best online coupons.
Mr. Colbert posited a theory about why the successful Read More
Next week, on the evening of Monday, December 21, Diane Sawyer will make her debut as the new anchor of ABC’s World News, replacing Charles Gibson. On Monday morning, coinciding with the changing of the guard, ABC News will also be unveiling a new version of the World News Web site, The Observer has Read More
Diane Sawyer takes over ABC World News Monday night, joining Katie Couric as a female face for the nightly news—a momentous thing in the male-dominated world of news anchordom.
And as women, there are several questions Sawyer and Couric are bound to inspire: What will they wear? And how much will we care? Read More
On the morning of Friday, Dec. 11, Diane Sawyer said goodbye to Good Morning America viewers after more than ten years of co-hosting ABC’s morning show.
GMA producers marked the day with a series of mellifluous tributes, looking back at a decade of highlights. Ms. Sawyer wading through the high waters of Katrina. Read More
It was Tuesday morning, the day after Labor Day, and Diane Sawyer was smiling brightly and wearing black. Toward the top of the hour, Chris Cuomo, one of her co-anchors on Good Morning America, looked at the camera and ran through the morning’s headlines. There was swine flu spreading rapidly through American schools, an alleged Read More
After all the controversy, ABC News’ prime-time town-hall-style interview with the president, Questions for the President: Prescription for America, put up so-so ratings on Wednesday night.
At the 10 p.m. hour, the special, moderated by Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson, attracted 4.7 million viewers. That’s slighly more than half the audience that tuned in Read More
On Sunday, Diane Sawyer appeared as a guest on CNN’s Reliable Sources, where anchor Howard Kurtz asked her about the controversy surrounding ABC News’ upcoming town hall style interview with President Obama about health care reform.
During the interview, Ms. Sawyer revealed that ABC News had tried to set up a similar type Read More