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George Stephanopoulos To Return To This Week January 8

Longtime host George Stephanopoulos is set to return to ABC’s This Week early next year with the news that current host Christiane Amanpour is set to return to CNN for a weekday show, and remaining with ABC for specials.

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According to AP— and confirmed by ABC– Stephanopoulos will once again resume his duties at This Week on January 8, 2012. Like Amanpour, he too will have two jobs, as he will stay as anchor of Good Morning America, where he currently is. ABC notes, however, that in order to accommodate his work at This Week, Stephanopoulos will likely remain on GMA four days a week. Stephanopoulos hosted the program from 2002-2010, succeeding David Brinkley.

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