or


[04/19/13 - 01:50 PM]
ABC News to Air a Special Edition of "20/20," with Elizabeth Vargas Anchoring from Boston
Plus: Diane Sawyer to anchor a special expanded one-hour edition of "ABC World News."

[via press release from ABC]

ABC NEWS' COVERAGE OF THE BOSTON MANHUNT

Diane Sawyer to Anchor a Special Expanded One-Hour Edition of "ABC World News"

ABC News to Air a Special Edition of "20/20," with Elizabeth Vargas Anchoring from Boston

"Nightline" Will Provide the Whole Picture of the Day's Events for Viewers in Late-Night

ABC News has been providing special coverage of the manhunt in Boston since 3:37 a.m., ET. Diane Sawyer joined George Stephanopoulos and the "GMA" anchor team in Times Square as the network continued its coverage throughout the morning. ABC News will deliver comprehensive reporting on the developing situation throughout the day and night across all ABC News broadcasts and platforms:

· "World News with Diane Sawyer" will air a special one-hour edition on Friday evening.

· Elizabeth Vargas will anchor a special edition of "20/20" live from Boston tonight.

· "Nightline" will be live from Boston, with Juju Chang reporting.

· ABCNews.com has live updates here: http://abcn.ws/12sva4s. ABC News is also live-streaming coverage as news warrants at abcnews.go.com/live.

· ABC News Radio correspondents Aaron Katersky and Steven Portnoy are reporting from Boston.

· ABC NewsOne correspondents Marci Gonzalez and Tahman Bradley are reporting from Boston for nearly 200 ABC affiliates, stations and clients.

Residents of Watertown, Massachusetts were awakened overnight by heavy police presence and a dramatic shootout that ended with the death of one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects, while the second is still on the loose. The Boston area remains effectively locked down.

ABC's Bianna Golodryga spoke to the father of the Boston bomb suspect on two occasions this morning. The father delivered a message to his son, telling him to surrender. "Give up. Give up. You have a bright future ahead of you. Come home to Russia," the dad said. The father warned, however, "If they killed him, then all hell would break loose" (full report: http://abcn.ws/11o7qw8).

ABC's Brian Ross and his team provided viewers with exclusive video footage of the bullet riddled Mercedes SUV the suspects hijacked and used during a firefight with police (watch here: http://abcn.ws/11qXZdU).

ABC News spoke to two former classmates of the suspect: Sierra Schwartz, who went to school with Suspect #2, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, said on "Good Morning America" that the suspect, 19, never seemed suspicious and was a "nice, funny guy" (watch here: http://abcn.ws/XV252c); Steven Owens, another former classmate of the suspect, said, "he was a great kid." Owens said he met Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in 2006 and knew him during middle and high school (watch here: http://abcn.ws/13mcceQ).

ABC News producer Megan Chuchmach was ordered to drop to the ground by law enforcement who had their guns drawn. "They told me they were suspicious of my backpack," Chuchmach said (watch here: http://abcn.ws/ZBOacw).





  [april 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· 20/20 (ABC)











[09/23/14 - 08:39 AM]
FOX Sports Live from 7th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction
Bob Varsha leads an eight-member on-air team, delivering all of the fast-paced auction action from the Mandalay Bay Event Center in Las Vegas.

[09/23/14 - 08:34 AM]
"Brad Meltzer's Lost History" Premieres Friday, October 31 AT 10PM ET/11PM PT on H2
Each episode presents both unsolved cases and success stories where Americans have helped find missing historic objects.

[09/23/14 - 08:30 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Triumphs Over "Voice," "Gotham" Premieres
The sitcom veteran leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/23/14 - 06:34 AM]
New Discovery Series Ropes Polar Opposites Together in the Wilderness in "Tethered" Premiering October 5th at 10 PM ET/PT
The series tests the ability to survive in some of the most extreme environments on the planet while enduring psychological torment like never before- being bound to complete stranger by a six foot tether.

[09/22/14 - 04:00 PM]
"Strike Back" Resumes Production in Europe and Asia
The show's fourth and final season of 10 episodes will air on Cinemax and UK partner Sky 1 in 2015.

[09/22/14 - 02:36 PM]
Victoria's Secret Supermodels Lily Aldridge and Martha Hunt to Guest Star On "2 Broke Girls," Monday, Dec. 8 on CBS
In the episode, the models rent out Max and Caroline's apartment for a girls' weekend in order to have an authentic Williamsburg experience.

[09/22/14 - 02:24 PM]
CBS to Rebroadcast "Madam Secretary" Premiere This Saturday, September 27 at 8:00/7:00c
The Téa Leoni-led drama launched this past Sunday on the Eye.

[09/22/14 - 02:04 PM]
ESPN to Document Derek Jeter's Final Week in Major League Baseball
Host Karl Ravech, analysts Curt Schilling, Aaron Boone, Mark Mulder and ESPN MLB Insiders Buster Olney, Tim Kurkjian and Keith Law will look back at Jeter's career and accomplishments while examining his rank among all-time Yankees legends.

[09/22/14 - 01:19 PM]
"Peter Pan Live!" Casting News
Taylor Louderman will portray Wendy Darling while Alanna Saunders is set as Tiger Lily.

[09/22/14 - 01:16 PM]
ABC Hosts Their Very First Live Tweepstakes on Thursday, September 25
25 lucky winners will receive their very own #TGIT Survival Kit that includes exclusive "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away with Murder" content!

[09/22/14 - 01:03 PM]
"Mike & Molly" to Launch in Syndication on FX
The series will join fellow off-network acquisitions "How I Met Your Mother" and "Two and a Half Men."

[09/22/14 - 01:00 PM]
Giant Lava Breathing Tarantulas Attack Los Angeles in New Syfy Original Movie "Lavalantula"
Steve Guttenberg, Michael Winslow, Nia Peeples and Ralph Garman star in the project, due in summer 2015.

[09/22/14 - 11:53 AM]
Disney Consumer Products Extends Epic Storytelling with the Launch of "Star Wars Rebels" Product Assortment
The new Disney XD animated television series debuts October 3 on Disney Channel and continues on Disney XD starting October 13.

[09/22/14 - 11:34 AM]
El Rey Network and Mark Burnett's One Three Media Announce Premiere of "Lucha Underground," Wednesday, October 29th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with a Super Charged Two-Hour Episode
Each week "Lucha Underground" will bring drama, excitement and action to U.S. audiences as the masked heroes and villains battle it out in the ring for wrestling supremacy.

[09/22/14 - 11:11 AM]
Hulu Announces Direct-to-Series Order for "11/22/63," A New Hulu Original Series from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, Stephen King, Executive Producer/Writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television
Based upon the best-selling 2011 novel written by King and published by Scribner, "11/22/63" is a thriller in which high school English teacher Jake Epping travels back in time to prevent the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.