Gibson Is 62, And Westin Wants “An Anchor Situation In Place For 20 More Years…”

By Brian 

The Lost Remote newsletter brings you the the best in streaming news, from staffing changes to premiere dates to trailers—to the latest platform moves. Sign up today.

In yesterday’s AP story by David Bauder, ABC News president David Westin inches closer to telling us who the next anchor(s) of World News Tonight will be.

“Peter was there for 23 years,” Westin said. “If we do this the right way, we’ll have an anchor situation in place for 20 more years, and it’s much more important to have that done for 20 years than to have it done for one month of ratings.”

An e-mailer adds: “Do the math. Charlie is 62…So unless Westin plans for him to anchor until he’s 82, I guess it ain’t Charlie.”