Katie Couric Developing New Show for ABC
"I'm very happy" the anchor says of her return to the first network she worked for
“I’m very happy to be returning to the network where I began my career as a desk assistant in 1979,” Couric, 54, says in a statement.
“It is tremendously exciting to have the creative freedom to develop my own show … and to contribute to such a vibrant, innovative news division.”
And while the format of the new show has yet to be finalized, Couric is excited to get to work. Says the TV veteran: “I can’t wait to be part of this incredibly talented, visionary team.”