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Koppel Considered for Return to ABC News

Friday, 08 Jan 2010 09:58 AM

Ted Koppel may soon return to ABC News — this time during daylight hours.

The former "Nightline" host is being considered as a host of "This Week," ABC's Sunday morning political talk show. That's according to two people with knowledge of the discussions who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to talk about them.

ABC is looking for a replacement for George Stephanopoulos, the new co-host of "Good Morning America."

Koppel, who is 69, left "Nightline" in 2005. He works as a commentator for BBC America and NPR.

ABC News spokesman Jeffrey Schneider said several people are being talked to about "This Week." He says no offers have been made or are imminent.

ABC's Terry Moran and Jake Tapper, along with PBS' Gwen Ifill, are also considered candidates.

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Ted Koppel may soon return to ABC News this time during daylight hours.The former Nightline host is being considered as a host of This Week, ABC's Sunday morning political talk show. That's according to two people with knowledge of the discussions who requested...
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