Smith May to December Gibson anchored the broadcast the first part of the week; Bob Woodruff anchored the final edition of World News Tonight with Peter Jennings on August 12, NBC Nightly News retook first place in the November sweeps  and the two programs remained in a tight race until the fall ofwhen the NBC program established a consistent lead.
Woodruff and Vogt were then evacuated to a U. InRon Cochran was appointed as full-time anchor, staying with the program until Baukhage and Jim Gibbons hosted News and Views.
Jennings was known for his ability to calmly portray events as they were happening and for his coverage of many major world events.
His death ended the era of the so-called "Big Three" anchors: S, airing mostly in late-night timeslots five hours after the original ABC broadcast. People in the news industry looked at the choice of Vargas and Woodruff by ABC News as the start of a new era in network television news.
Charles Gibson was then named sole anchor of the program, effectively replacing Vargas and her injured co-anchor Woodruff.
Starting inbefore the advent of closed captioningPBS began airing an open captioned version of the ABC Evening News that was distributed to various public television stations throughout the U. Woodruff, although still recovering from his injuries, returned to World News Tonight as a correspondent on February 28, InHoward K.
Ratings for the nightly news broadcast declined shortly thereafter, possibly due in part to the lack of chemistry between Reasoner and Walters. The broadcast was produced live three times per day — the regular live broadcast for the Eastern and Central Time Zones, plus separate broadcasts for the Mountain and Pacific Time Zones.
With Jennings as lead anchor, World News Tonight was the most-watched national newscast from February 27, to November 1,but from then on until Februaryit placed second behind its main rival, NBC Nightly News.
Diane Sawyer ultimately decided to end her tenure as anchor of ABC World News nearly a week before Muir began as anchor of the weeknight editions on August 27,in order to spend time with family. At the time, it was unknown what ABC News planned to do until Woodruff returned to the anchor chair, which appeared not to be within the near future, and when Vargas began her maternity leave.
Beginning on August 15,the broadcast was introduced simply as World News Tonight and it remained that way until January This marked the first time in seven years that the program finished at 1, beating out NBC Nightly News in all categories.
History[ edit ] ABC began a nightly newscast in the summer ofwhen H. The webcast aired live at 3: Occasional contributions included special reports by Walters, who was credited as anchor of the special coverage desk from New York City and worldwide, and commentary by Smith, who was easing into eventual retirement.
During his career, Jennings had reported from every major world capital and war zone, and from all 50 U. Both underwent surgery at a U.
This version was produced by WGBHthe Boston PBS station, which provided the captions and repackaged the broadcast with additional news stories — some of which were of special interest to the hearing impaired — as well as late-news developments, weather forecasts, and sports scores inserted in place of commercials.
Inthe inexperienced Jennings left the anchor chair and was reassigned by the news division as an international correspondent for the news program.
In Septemberthe program was renamed World News Tonight with Peter Jennings in order to reflect its sole anchor and senior editor. During the spring ofVargas mostly anchored the broadcast alone, becoming the first de facto solo female evening news anchor.
Smith was moved to a commentator role, and Reasoner briefly assumed sole-anchor responsibilities until he was paired with Barbara Walterswho became the first female network anchor when she joined the program on October 4, Starting in AprilGibson announced that the Monday broadcasts of World News would become expanded editions, allowing only one commercial interruption to feature extended special segments on global warming.
The practice continued untilwhen real-time closed captioning was first introduced in the United States by the National Captioning Institute. Both men suffered head injuries in the incident, even though they were both wearing body armor and helmets.
Bill Owen would replace Bill Rice as announcer for a year. After Cochran left the program, Peter Jenningsa Canadian journalist who was 26 years old at the time, was named anchor of the retitled Peter Jennings with the News. A rotation of anchors hosted the program until August 9,when ABC announced that Jennings became the sole anchor and senior editor of World News Tonight, which took effect September 5, and on that day, the program began broadcasting from New York City on a regular basis.Combines fast-breaking business and economic news, extensive financial market coverage, in-depth analysis, corporate profiles, features, and commentaries by noted economists and business experts.
Bill Griffeth and Sue Herera co-anchor.
ABC World News Tonight Ron Cochran (ABC Evening Report, March 26, – January 29, ) also anchorman for minute news at 11 pm until March 29, The program was replaced by Asia Business Report and Sport Today on June 14,but later returned to.
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