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It’s Panelist Purge season on The View again, in what is becoming an annual rite of spring when producers and/or ABC News execs huddle and decide who will be the next season’s crop of Practically Perfect Panelists, replacing this season’s PPPs who, in turn, had replaced Previous Year’s PPPs. The View is quickly becoming one of the most dangerous places for TV on-air talent, given the bleak survival rate. As each potential panelist’s name rises to the surface, Reporters…

Donald Trump singled out ABC News’ Tom Llamas and, to a lesser degree CNN’s Jim Acosta, during today’s news conference about money he’d raised for veterans groups back in January. Trump called Llamas “sleaze” and Acosta “a real beauty,” respectively. Afterwards, Trump told the press to expect more of same in his White House. At today’s news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower, the GOP nominee ticked off the 41 veterans organizations that have received various dollar…

ABC News is having an Ann Curry moment. It had hoped this week’s announcement that it had signed the very popular Live With Kelly And Michael host Michael Strahan as a co-anchor Good Morning America would generate positive press for the morning news program. Instead, ABC was left doing damage control this week over reports Good Morning America is about to gobble up Live’s time slot, leaving its “heart and soul” Kelly Ripa a damsel in distress. On paper, the Strahan hire…