The US television network ABC has announced it’s plans to air their exclusive interview with J.K. Rowling.
The interview will air in pieces on ABC’s Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer, and Nightline on September 26. More of the interview will air the following morning on Good Morning America. Nightline co-anchor Cynthia McFadden will interview Rowling from her hometown in Edinburgh, Scotland and the two will discuss the book and more. ABC promises the interview to be a “rare” and “exclusive” look at The Casual Vacancy.
As for the time slot for the interview, Good Morning America airs from 7:00 to 9:00 am EST, half-hour World News with Diane Sawyer begins airing at 6:30pm EST, and Nightline is broadcast from 11:35-12:00am EST.
But that’s not all! An ABC producer has shared her experience in producing a J.K. Rowling interview on ABC News Blog. It provides a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the making of an interview with the bestselling author. She describes in the entry having to go to the publisher’s office to read the manuscript and how it was guarded whenever she needed a break. She also shares her reaction to meeting J.K. Rowling, “…Rowling was everything I had hoped she would be. She was interesting and fun and thoughtful and very, very nice.” It is definitely a must-read! Check it out here.
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