Co-anchors report the morning's top headlines from a set in Times Square. The show features a combination of breaking news, interviews, in-depth reporting and weather. The program covers important issues with key figures from around the world and a wide spectrum of topics, including medicine, finance, consumer issues, computer technology, education and gardening.
David Muir, former anchor of "ABC World News" weekend edition, tackles the responsibility of helming the weekday report of breaking news, taking the chair previously held by other well-known journalists: John Daly, Frank Reynolds, Howard K. Smith, Harry Reasoner, Barbara Walters, Peter Jennings, Charles Gibson, Bob Woodruff, Elizabeth Vargas and -- most recently -- Diane Sawyer.
Former Clinton White House staffer and current co-anchor of ABC's weekday morning news show "Good Morning America," George Stephanopoulos offers a look at current events with a focus on the politics of the day. Each week's show includes interviews with top newsmakers (including some of the nation's top political leaders) as well as a roundtable discussion, usually featuring journalists from ABC and other news organizations, of the week's happenings. Since 2008, the program has broadcast from a studio at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
Emmy-winning funnyman Jimmy Kimmel serves up comedy bits and welcomes guests that include other comics, celebrities, athletes and musicians, as well as everyday people with unusual or compelling personal stories. Kimmel's family and friends take part in the festivities, including his Cousin Sal, Uncle Frank (until his death in 2011) and childhood friend Cleto Escobedo III, who leads the show's house band. Recurring segments include the FCC-pleasing This Week in Unnecessary Censorship in which they take TV clips and "bleep and blur things whether they need it or not," as Kimmel describes it. But it's too bad they consistently run out of time for Matt Damon's segment.
The hourlong broadcast includes insightful interviews with notable figures from the worlds of news, politics and entertainment, hosted by Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. A revolving team of journalists from ABC News also contribute investigative stories.
A daily live broadcast provides current domestic and international news, weather reports and interviews with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports. Additionally, specific segments such as Today's Money, Today's Kitchen and Today Throws a Wedding target specific lifestyle issues, and the show's anchors frequently report on special themes from around the globe.
Evening news anchor Scott Pelley, his weekend counterparts, and a full range of news correspondents are featured in this overnight offering that includes highlights of the day's events, stories from the West Coast edition of "CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley," and unique storytelling. The staff will be on hand to cover breaking news and keep viewers compelled and informed.
Lester Holt offers a report of the day's major international and domestic news stories each weeknight. In addition to the top news of the day, broadcasts feature human-interest segments called Making a Difference, which spotlight ordinary Americans making the lives of those around them better.