Diane Sawyer News

Winners Announced for 35th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Oct 01, 2014

Winners of the 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced tonight by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The News & Documentary Emmy Awards were presented at a ceremony at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center in New York City. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

'The Good Lie' Filmmakers and The U.S. Fund for UNICEF Collaboration Set to Raise Awareness and Funds for Humanitarian Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The producers of the upcoming feature drama 'The Good Lie' have teamed up with organizations including the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to help South Sudanese children in crisis and Lost Boys and Girls' communities. This partnership represents a new wave in film and cause collaborations. UNICEF has played an integral role in the survival, protection and development of Sudan and South Sudan's children since 1965. The Good Lie Fund, the philanthropic initiative of 'The Good Lie' film, will help to drive donations to support UNICEF's emergency relief programs in the region. (more...)

BWW TV: Get a First Listen at the Broadway-Bound 'N THE QUEEN OF PARIS'
by Alan Henry - Sep 23, 2014

Canadian-based Monlove Enterprises today announced that tickets to the world premiere of N THE QUEEN OF PARIS at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto will go on sale on September 24, 2014. The new musical, which will open exactly one year later, was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theatres, 'Joie de vivre' and courtesans' salons. (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale Sept 24 for Broadway-Bound N THE QUEEN OF PARIS in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Canadian-based Monlove Enterprises today announced that tickets to the world premiere of N THE QUEEN OF PARIS at the Elgin Theatre in Toronto will go on sale on September 24, 2014. The new musical, which will open exactly one year later, was inspired by the Champagne atmosphere and rags-to-riches romance of Emile Zola's classic novel Nana with its gaslight glimpses into the backstage world of Parisian theatres, 'Joie de vivre' and courtesans' salons. (more...)

Pharand Art Donates Art to Angels of Children's Cause
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Free the Children is this year's recipient of the Toronto Earlscourt Rotary Club's charity gala at the Montecassino Hall in Woodbridge and to support this great cause, Pharand Art is donating art for the event's fundraising auction. Pharand Art's Lynda Pogue provides the original painting entitled Dawning, inspired by a trip to Italy. Montreal-born Pogue is a painter, New York city art magazine writer as well as university lecturer. She belongs in Toronto to the exclusive Heliconian Club in Yorkville. The lucky bidder in the auction will walk away with a 30 x 30' framed, acrylic painting by the charismatic artist - a $2250 value. The 11th Annual Angels Ball will be hosted by TV news veteran, 'Walk of Fame Star' & 'Woman of the Year' Christine Bentley, Canada's own Diane Sawyer and a devotee to children's causes such as the Children's Wish Foundation, of which she is an ambassador, just like her work with Habitat for Humanity. Free the Children's Adopt a Village dovetails into her greater concern for the security and welfare of children. Pharand Art Contemporary is happy to answer the call for art towards this great cause. Details: Montecassino Woodbridge 140 Jevlan Drive Woodbridge Date: 27 September 2014 at 6pm for cocktails (open bar), 7pm for 5-course dinner For tickets, contact: David Lovelock 647 961 4166 Joseph Rivellini 416 931 9024 Visit www.torontoearlscourt-rotary.com for more details (more...)

Tim Tebow Joins GOOD MORNING AMERICA Team as Contributor
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

ESPN and SEC Network Analyst Tim Tebow is joining “Good Morning America” as a contributor beginning Monday, September 15, ABC News announced today. The first-ever college sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy will help launch GMA's “Motivate Me Monday” series, featuring individuals and their amazing stories of triumph. Tebow will appear in studio and live on location in towns across America with a wide-range of reports that motivate and inspire. (more...)

Audra McDonald, Hugh Jackman Sing at Joan Rivers Funeral; Peters, Chenoweth & More B'Way Stars in Attendance
by TV News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

In her 2012 book 'I Hate Everyone ... Starting With Me,' comedian Joan Rivers shared that she hoped her funeral would be 'a huge showbiz affair with lights, cameras, action' and 'Hollywood all the way.' Boy did she get what she wished for. (more...)

ABC's WORLD NEWS Wins Among Adults 25-54; Remains No. 1 Evening Newscast
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

ABC “World News with Diane Sawyer” stood as the No. 1 evening newscast in Adults 25-54 (1.942 million) for the 4th straight week during the week of August 25, 2014 (more...)

NBC NIGHTLY NEWS Tops Competition During Final Week of August
by TV News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

'NBC Nightly News” continued as America's most-watched evening newscast for the week ending August 29, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research data. (more...)

ABC's WORLD NEWS Grows in All Key Measures from Last Week and Last Year
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

For the 2nd straight week, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” ranked as the No. 1 evening news program in Adults 25-54 (more...)

ABC's WORLD NEWS Ranks No. 1 in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

“ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” ranked as the No. 1 evening news program in Adults 25-54 (1.764 million) during the week of August 4, 2014 (more...)

TV: Banner Year for Two Beloved African-American Broadway Stars - Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis Honored by ABC News
by Stage Tube - Aug 02, 2014

Last night, on ABC World News, Audra McDonald marked the second African-American Broadway actor to be featured as a PERSON OF THE WEEK on the popular telecast this year. The program is hosted by Diane Sawyer, who soon leaves that chair to 'create innovative specials' for the network. On the broadcast, McDonald discussed how she prepares to become Billie Holiday each night, as she continues to strive bettering her 'Lady Day' for every performance. This production, directed by Lonny Price, earned her the distinction of being the only actress in history to receive a record 6th Tony Award earlier this year. (more...)

ABC's WORLD NEWS Ranked #1 in Key Demo
by TV News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

“ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” ranked No. 1 in Adults 25-54 (1.917 million) for the week of July 14, 2014, according to Nielsen Media Research. (more...)

ABC NEWS Scores 19 News & Documentary Emmy Award Nominations
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

ABC News received 19 News and Documentary Emmy Award nominations today – the most in 9 years - in 13 categories. (more...)

ABC Announces Return of STAND UP TO CANCER, 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (more...)

Star-Studded STAND UP TO CANCER Broadcast Set for 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Building on three historic fundraising telecasts in 2008, 2010 and 2012, the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), a program of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), will return to primetime television on Friday, September 5, 2014, at 8 pm ET & PT / 7 pm CT. (more...)

ABC NEWS Finishes 2Q14 No. 1 in Every Day Part
by TV News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

For 28 consecutive months, the Yahoo!-ABC News Network has delivered more page views, total unique users and total minutes than any other online news source, making it the #1 source for news and information online (more...)

BREAKING! Diane Sawyer to Exit as ABC WORLD NEWS Anchor; David Muir to Step In
by TV News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

ABC News today announced new roles for anchors Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos and David Muir. (more...)

ABC's WORLD NEWS Ranks #1 in Key Demo for Monday and Tuesday
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

For the week of June 16, 2014, “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” averaged 6.979 million Total Viewers and a 1.5 rating/6 share/1.793 million in Adults 25-54 (more...)

CoPatient Receives Funding to Fight Rising Healthcare Bills for Consumers
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

BOSTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ CoPatient, Inc. announced today the completion of a $3.6 million round of Series A financing to fuel the company's growth as consumers' trusted healthcare spending advisor. The financing round was led by .406 Ventures. Returning investors included Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, and Cambia Health Solutions. (more...)

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