The program originally aired four nights a week (on Monday through Thursdays) until 1982, when the sketch comedy program Fridays was shifted to air after Nightline.By this time, the news program had expanded to 30 minutes.
It is currently anchored by Dan Harris, Byron Pitts and Juju Chang on an alternating basis. In 2002, Nightline was ranked 23rd on TV Guide's 50 Greatest TV Shows of All Time.
Through a video-sharing agreement with the BBC, Nightline repackages some of the BBC's output for an American audience.
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Not about the oligarchy, the money addicts that are in charge right now, but the actual people of America who seem so divided.
It was not until a few days later that a producer had the idea of displaying the number of days on America Held Hostage (e.g., Day 15, Day 50, Day 150, etc.).