Diane Sawyer as ABC News Anchor: The Reviews Are In


Diane Sawyer's first night as host of Disney Co.'s (DIS) ABC World News Tonight was greeted by a lot of fanfare about how little fanfare greeted it.

ABC "has been discreet rather than bombastic in unveiling Sawyer's show," writes The Washington Post's (WPO) Tom Shales. David Hinckley of the New York Daily News calls her first outing%%DynaPub-Enhancement class="enhancement contentType-HTML Content fragmentId-1 payloadId-61603 alignment-right size-small"%% "low-key and smooth"; Alessandra Stanley of The New York Times (NYT) says it was "studiously understated."