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Barbara Walters is retiring. The veteran ABC News anchor is set to announce this morning on "The View" that she will retire from TV journalism next summer. ABC said in an announcement late yesterday that, until then, Walters will continue to anchor and report for the network, anchor specials throughout the year, and appear on "The View." She will remain executive producer of "The View," the weekday talk show she created in 1997.
Seth Meyers has officially been announced as the new host of “Late Night,” and will replace Jimmy Fallon, who’s taking over “The Tonight Show” from Jay Leno next year.
This week, OJ Simpson will return to the Las Vegas courthouse where he was convicted of leading an armed sports memorabilia heist to ask a judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer, Yale Galanter, botched his case. Simpson will take the witness stand to testify that the Florida lawyer who collected nearly $700,000 is to blame for his armed robbery and kidnapping conviction in 2008 and his failed appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court in 2010. Simpson is scheduled to be in Clark County District Court beginning this morning or the entire five-day hearing. He is currently serving a nine-to-33-year sentence that makes him first eligible for parole at age 70.