In addition, "'World News Tonight' will … significantly increase its presence on ABCNEWS.com with distinct content programmed specifically for the Internet audience," according to the press release.
It all goes down January 2nd. Today's news, of course, leaves CBS as the only of the three networks with nightly newscasts yet to name a new, long-term anchor.
This seems as good a place as any to mention what most of you already know: The press has engaged in rampant speculation of late about who, exactly, the new CBS anchor or anchors will be, with a particular focus on "Today Show" host Katie Couric. And we've pretty much ignored it. Why? Well, frankly, because there's not much for us to say – until something goes down, it's pretty much all noise. But when it does, make sure you check in early and often. We'll be all over it.