2:00 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Beat the Press: Nightline's Fate


Ted Koppel in 1976
Ted Koppel in 1976, four years before he started hosting ABC's Nightline.
Credit ABC Television / Wikimedia Commons

ABC's Nightline has been covering world news since 1980, with Ted Koppel hosting until 2005. But could a string of new anchors, a new focus on entertainment news, and a new 12:35 a.m. time slot spell the end of the show?

Plus, we look at the risk of booking provocative guests on talk shows, and our panel shares their rants and raves.