Vargas Wouldn’t Give Up 20/20 Gig

By Brian 

“Typical of the tightening economics of the industry, [Elizabeth] Vargas will do double duty for the network, continuing as co-anchor of ABC’s primetime newsmagazine, 20/20,” David Zurawik writes in the Baltimore Sun.

But Vargas says it was her decision: “Part of my insistence on this new deal was not giving up ’20/20,'” she tells the NY Post. “It’s a very important show to me.

Obviously, I’ll be doing fewer stories, but I’ll just cherry-pick my favorite ideas and do those.”