The Afternoon Ticker: ‘Nightline,’ Zahn, CNN

By Alex Weprin 

  • ABC’s “Nightline” has been quietly filming behind the scenes at Facebook in recent weeks, and already has a story cued up on the social network’s newest product: Graph Search. Facebook unveiled the new “Pillar,” as Mark Zuckerberg calls it, today. “Nightline'”s story airs tonight.

  • Investigation Discovery’s “On the Case with Paula Zahn” continues to be a ratings driver for the network. Sunday’s episode drew 1.125 million viewers, a record for the show, which is hosted by the former CNN and Fox News anchor.

  • Today in CNN rumor-mongering: Radar Online reports that Matt Lauer is trying to get Ann Curry out of her NBC contract so she can go to CNN.