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ABC News to debut Mike Tyson doc

US news network ABC News is to produce and debut a two-part, four-hour documentary special on the life of US boxing star Mike Tyson later this month. The 2 x 120-minute Mike Tyson: The Knockout will chronicle the former champion’s climb, crash and comeback, from his difficult childhood to becoming undisputed world champion to his […]

ABC News heads for Hulu’s Live TV

ABC’s News Live Service will now be available on Hulu’s Live TV service. ABC launched its service in May and expects with the Hulu launch that viewers will soon be streaming more than one million hours a week on the service. The news streaming space is getting increasingly crowded, with Fox Nation today set to […]

PBS programming chief Hoppe switches to ABC

PBS’s chief programming executive, Beth Hoppe, has joined ABC’s news team in New York. Hoppe’s six-year tenure at PBS has included series such as Ken Burns’ doc series The Vietnam War and The Roosevelts, drama Mercy Street and a coproduction agreement with the BBC in the UK. Her duties are included overseeing the entire primetime […]

Discovery Fit & Health preps Ebola doc

US cable channel Discovery Fit & Health is partnering with ABC News to create a quick turnaround doc looking at the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak will run as part of a special night of programming on the Discovery Communications-owned channel titled Ebola: Are We Next? between 8-11pm. Billed as a “comprehensive […]

Discovery Fit & Health preps Ebola doc

US cable channel Discovery Fit & Health is partnering with ABC News to create a quick turnaround doc looking at the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak will run as part of a special night of programming on the Discovery Communications-owned channel titled Ebola: Are We Next? between 8-11pm. Billed as a “comprehensive […]