ABC World News is the flagship daily evening program of ABC News, the news division of the American Broadcasting Company television network in the United States. Currently, the weekday editions are anchored by Diane Sawyer and the weekend editions are anchored by David Muir. The program has been anchored at various times by a number of other people since its debut in 1953. It also has used various titles, including ABC Evening News from 1970 to 1978 and World News Tonight from 1978 to 2006.
On December 31, 2007, World News with Charles Gibson debuted a new high-definition-ready set, featuring the ABC News logo prominently carved out of wood in front with logo's colours, a rear-projection screen, and plasma screens.
Diane Sawyer began anchoring ABC World News on December 21, 2009. On the same date, the program debuted a new set, new graphics during the introductory segment, along with a new announcer, Mike Rowe, who replaced longtime announcer Bill Rice.
A new look for ABC World News was launched on October 1st 2012.
New graphics were introduced to ABC World News Tonight on Monday 21st September 2015.