Notable TV exits through the years

Published On: Apr 06 2012 01:42:24 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 25 2014 10:39:15 AM EDT

ABC announced that Diane Sawyer is stepping down from anchoring "World News" and will focus on primetime specials, big interviews, and enterprise reporting for the network. Take a look at other high-profile personalities and their exits from particular shows or TV altogether.

Glenn Beck
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Glenn Beck left his his Fox News Channel talk show in late spring 2011 after a short burst of success with the network. Almost immediately after joining in January 2009, he doubled the ratings at his afternoon time slot. Near the end, his ratings sunk and he suffered from several advertiser boycotts.

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