No. 481: "Count on It"

No. 481: "Count on It"

Testing your knowledge of what happened this week
Sept. 23 2000 12:00 AM

No. 481: "Count on It"

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First, they cut one of these less-for-more deals with Ted Koppel—the one in which he agreed to host Nightline three nights a week instead of four … and now, ABC News has cut another one with the Divine Ms. Barbara Walters. Under her new five-year pact, Walters will keep doing her Friday 20/20 but will do only two of her celebrity-interview specials a year instead of four. And for that, she's going to be making more than the $12 mil a year she made under her old contract.

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So, how much would they have to pay her to get her off the air entirely?—Jon Delfin

Common Denominator

Olympics, laser light shows.

Randy Cohen used to write Slate's "News Quiz." His most recent book—oh, like you don't know.

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