Amanpour In Talks for ABC’s ‘This Week’

By Andrew Gauthier 

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Politico

Still searching for a permanent host for “This Week,” ABC News is in talks with Christiane Amanpour, the CNN foreign correspondent known more for globe-trotting reporting than talking politics within the Beltway.

Amanpour, through a CNN spokesperson, declined to comment, but sources with knowledge of the hiring process say she’s now in the mix of internal and external candidates ABC is considering to replace George Stephanopoulos, who left for “Good Morning America” in December.

Since Stephanopoulos’s departure, the network has kept the Sunday show seat warm with a steady stream of ABC correspondents More…

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