The Ticker: Muir, Current, 60’s 45th…

By Merrill Knox 

  • With a week to go until the first Presidential debate, ABC’s David Muir sat down with GOP candidate Mitt Romney this afternoon in Toledo. The interview airs tonight on “World News with Diane Sawyer” and tomorrow on “Good Morning America.” Romney was interviewed by CNN’s Jim Acosta yesterday.

  • Current TV announced today that its coverage of the October 3 debate will be led by former Vice President Al Gore. He will be joined by Current TV hosts Jennifer Granholm, Eliot Spitzer, Cenk Uygur and John Fuselgang.

  • TV’s longest-running primetime program, “60 Minutes” launches its 45th season Sunday with a Lara Logan report from Afghanistan and the first interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger since the revelations of a secret out-of-wedlock child with his housekeeper.