Koppel Steps Down: The End for Nightline?

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During his 42 years at ABC News and 26-year run on "Nightline," Ted Koppel has seen — and reported — it all.

As he prepared to anchor his last edition of "Nightline" Tuesday night, Koppel spoke about his experiences as an anchor and reporter for the show long regarded as the smartest news program on TV.

Read the ABC Interview here.

Note that it is filed under "entertainment." Prediction: Nightline is finished.

The new format stinks. Since when is "less news, more crap" a formula for success? Oh I forgot, this is US TV- i.e. "entertainment."

Note to the BBC: you can now safely take over the news marketspace in the US.

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