Air Date: Thursday, January 14, 2010
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: "Earthquake Haiti: The Race to Save a Country"
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Diane Sawyer to Anchor a Special One-Hour Edition of "World News" from Port Au Prince, Haiti

ABC News Special: "Earthquake Haiti: The Race to Save a Country" to Air Tonight at 8:00 p.m., ET

ABC News will continue its comprehensive coverage of the Haiti earthquake tonight, Thursday January 14th with a special one-hour edition of "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" followed by the ABC News special, "Earthquake Haiti: The Race to Save a Country," anchored by Diane Sawyer in Haiti and George Stephanopoulos and Elizabeth Vargas in New York, at 8:00 p.m., ET.

Note: This program replaces the "Grey's Anatomy" episode previously scheduled.

Diane Sawyer will anchor "World News" from Port au Prince, Haiti. The broadcast will include the latest information on the scope of the disaster as well as aid and rescue efforts in Haiti, with reports from "Good Morning America" Anchor Robin Roberts, "GMA Weekend" Anchor Kate Snow, "World News Sunday" Anchor Dan Harris, Senior Heath and Medical Editor Richard Besser and Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz. "World News Saturday" Anchor David Muir and Barbara Pinto will report on American efforts to help Haiti and its people.

"Earthquake Haiti: The Race to Save a Country" will be anchored by Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos and Elizabeth Vargas. The hour-long special will feature additional reporting from ABC News anchors and correspondents on the scene in Haiti. "20/20" co-anchor Chris Cuomo will report from "Little Haiti" in Miami, FL, where families are still holding out hope that their loved ones have survived, as they await news and information from Haiti.

On Friday, January 15 "20/20," anchored by Elizabeth Vargas and Chris Cuomo, will be devoted to the earthquake in Haiti.

Jon Banner is the executive producer of "World News." David Sloan and John Green are the executive producers of "Earthquake Haiti: Race to Save a Country"

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