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In her first year as ABC Entertainment president, Karey Burke has been working to “bring some much-deserved swagger back to broadcast television,” she said today at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif.

Burke has helped to do that with big events like Live in Front of a Studio Audience and Tuesday night’s Jeopardy! The Greatest of All Time tournament, which drew 14.4 million viewers and a 2.4 rating in the 18-49 demo, more than double the rating of any other broadcast series.



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