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Television ratings up for Oscars, to 40.3M people

NEW YORK (AP) – The Oscars telecast was seen by 40.3 million people, a slight increase over last year’s show. The Nielsen Company said Monday it was the most-watched Oscars telecast in three years.

02/25/2013

Barbara Walters

Walters hopes to return to ‘The View’ in 3 weeks

NEW YORK (AP) — Barbara Walters isn’t “scratching too much” from chickenpox, but she says she won’t be back at “The View” for three more weeks.

02/06/2013

Robert Herjavec

‘Shark Tank’ entrepreneur wrecks at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Millionaire entrepreneur Robert Herjavec was involved in a wreck in the inaugural Ferrari Challenge event at Daytona International Speedway.

01/25/2013

Barbara Walters

ABC News’ Barbara Walters hospitalized after fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party in Washington and has been hospitalized.

01/21/2013

Actor Patrick Dempsey

Patrick Dempsey brews up coffee shop purchase

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Dempsey says he wants to rescue a coffee house chain and more than 500 jobs. The “Grey’s Anatomy” star said Wednesday he’s leading a group attempting to buy Tully’s Coffee.

12/26/2012

Barbara Walters

Obama will not go after states where pot is legal

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he won’t go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana. In a Barbara Walters interview, Obama is asked if he supports making pot legal. He says, “I wouldn’t go that far.”

12/14/2012

Diane Sawyer ABC World News

Sawyer interviews women senators, to air Jan. 3

NEW YORK (AP) – With a record-breaking 20 female senators elected to serve in the next Congress, ABC News’ Diane Sawyer gathered 19 of them for an interview that will air early next year.

12/12/2012

Chris Christie

NJ Gov. Christie: My weight no bar to presidency

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he is “more than a little” overweight but is fit enough to be in the White House. The Republican governor was asked about his weight problem during an interview with Barbara Walters.

12/12/2012

Pink slime hamburger

Judge bows out of ‘pink slime’ suit over ABC ties

A federal judge has recused himself from presiding over a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC because his daughter-in-law works as a producer on one of the network’s morning shows.

11/27/2012

TV's Walters visits with 'Fascinating' Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Veteran TV newswoman Barbara Walters paid a visit Tuesday to the New Jersey Statehouse to talk with a man she finds “pleasant, smart, funny” and even “good-natured.” Gov. Chris Christie is […]

11/20/2012

Scripted programming helps CBS to ratings victory

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – CBS had nine of the 10 most-watched scripted programs last week to finish first in the prime-time ratings race for the seventh time in the eight-week-old season. CBS averaged 10.65 million viewers […]

11/20/2012

Guardianship extended for 'Modern Family' star

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A judge says teen actress Ariel Winter should remain in her sister’s care for the next several weeks after determining that her mother should not regain custody of the “Modern Family” […]

11/20/2012

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