“Around The World And Into Your Home; The Stories That Touch Your Life” Is the slogan for the newsmagazine show. The first show aired in June 2, 1978 and it has gone on through thirty- four seasons and is still currently airing today. There have been a variety of news anchors for this show; first it started out with Harold Hayes and Robert Hughes.
This TV show is available in HD and it airs on ABC for sixty minutes each on Friday nights at 10 P.M. You can view their website to see past shows and current stories that they are following here: http://abcnews.go.com/2020/ . On top of being a hit TV show 20/20 has also spawned off some similar shows such as 20/20 Downtown, and Primetime Monday. You can find out more about all of these shows on the ABC news website: http://abcnews.go.com/
20/20 does some amazing coverage on a variety of subjects; from politics to health, entertainment, money, technology, and news from around the world. You can see a variety of shows and learn about many issues by watching them every Friday.
So where did the 20/20 name come from? Well it was derived from the measurement of vision, making it a clever name for the show as it attempts to give people a clear vision of news.
The show has done a variety of one hour special reports that portray unique and amazing stories. Some of these include: “When is Young Too Young?” Which deals with teens and kids that do adult things, “Caught on Tape”, “Romance Morphs Into Horror Story”, “Seeing and Believing: The Power of Faith”, “Sweet Revenge”, and many more.
20/20 has continuously provided a wide variety of public interest stories that are told in a factual and unbiased way. The fact that it has remained on air for so many years is a testament to its validity and durability. Each Friday without fail the news anchors of 20/20 deliver exciting new stories.