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.

Conan O'Brien, suit
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Host Conan O'Brien left his own "Late Night" show, which ran for 16 years, to host "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien" in 2009. The show only lasted for eight months before he was let go. In November 2010, O'Brien launched "Conan" on TBS.

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