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20/20 is a popular television series that focuses on non-fiction topics ranging from human interest to politics. The series began in 1976 and has been running ever since. Its popularity is evidenced by its astounding ratings. Its ratings are down a little over the past two years, but are still over five million.

The show has had a total of eight presenters. Perhaps the most well known of these eight presenters was Barbara Walters. She was the presenter of 20/20 when the show covered an interview of the President of the United States Bill Clinton's former mistress Monica Lewinsky. That episode had ratings of 70 million. Following Barbara Walters was the also immensely popular Diane Sawyer, who was the show's anchor from 1998-2000. Correspondents have included names like Carl Sagan and Geraldo Rivera.

20/20 focuses on investigative journalism. They cover some of the most pressing topics in the world. However, they have also branched out into entertainment topics and popular culture topics, as have most news series. 20/20 also picks up obscure topics and brings them to the forefront of news. Examples include underreported medical conditions and unknown living conditions in various parts of the world -- including the United States.

Most 20/20 episodes include in-depth news stories. However, 20/20 also does even more in-depth special one and two-hour episodes. These traverse a wide range of topics from transgenderism to crime stories. The series is still currently running and is headed by Elizabeth Vargas and Chris Cuomo. This year (2012) marks the show's 34th season.

Friday 10:00 PM et/pt on ABC
10 Seasons, 431 Episodes
January 15, 2010
Documentary & Biography, News, Investigation
6.5/10
Cast: Elizabeth Vargas, David Muir, Barbara Walters
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20/20 Full Episode Guide

  • An investigation into the murder of Shanann Watts.

  • Looking back at the legacy of a president.

  • A woman denies killing her husband.

  • A daughter fights for justice after her mother was allegedly killed in husband's murder-for-hire plot.

  • A behind-the-scenes look at ``Mary Poppins Returns''; exclusive interviews with cast and crew.

  • A man disfigured during an attempted suicide shares his story following a life-changing transplant surgery.

  • Former first lady Michelle Obama talks about her new memoir, "Becoming."

  • The Man Behind The Mask; Former hockey star's young family shattered by wife's murder at home; Manhunt begins for brutal killer of mother of two; 7-year-old daughter becomes key eyewitness in attack on mom

  • An update on the Daron Wint arson-murder story.

  • An 11-year-old boy convicted of first-degree murder gets his conviction overturned after seven years in juvenile detention.

  • An exclusive sit-down interview with first lady Melania Trump.

  • DNA detective CeCe Moore's use of crime scene evidence and a genealogical website leads to an arrest in a cold case from 1992.

  • Audio detailing the night Prince nearly died from overdose on plane; Prince suddenly dies at Paisley Park from fentanyl overdose

  • Investigative reporting.

  • Interview with Elizabeth Thomas, who was taken at age 15 by her Tennessee high school teacher, resulting in a 38-day nationwide manhunt.

  • Shot in the Dark; A high school cheerleader and football player's tumultuous relationship; Teen found dead in her bed from a gunshot to her head; Today, convicted killer apologizes for shooting ex-girlfriend

  • In October 2013, 14-year-old Abby Hernandez disappeared on her way home from school without a trace. Nine months later, the New Hampshire teen returned home with a harrowing story of kidnapping, captivity and unspeakable abuse. Mostly silent for nearly five years since she disappeared, Abby tells her story for the first time to ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts. She opens up about the difficult details of her abduction including being held for months in captivity by Nathaniel Kibby, who forced her to wear a shock collar and kept her prisoner inside a shipping container; and the psychological strategies she had to deploy in order to stay alive, including bonding with Kibby. Abby discusses her life now and how it has changed since her captivity.

  • A junior soccer team is trapped in a cave for days, waiting to be rescued.

  • John McCain: Remembering A Maverick

  • ARETHA: Soul, Song, R-e-s-p-e-c-t; A look back at the career, life and legacy of the "Queen of Soul."

  • One Way Out: Thailand Cave Rescue; Thai cave rescuers say they expected some kids to die during the mission; Mission is a 'go': Rescuers jump into action to save boys from Thai cave

  • Parents fear for young daughter's safety as her behavior changes dramatically; Rare disorder may explain 11-year-old's sudden odd tics and moodiness; Why is PANDAS so controversial? Medical professionals are divided

  • 'I felt nervous and worried': 12 boys, coach trapped inside Thai cave; The moment when 12 boys, coach trapped inside Thai cave were found alive

  • Mom discovers daughter brutally attacked by man with shovel; Attack survivor undergoes hypnosis to remember details about assault; DNA match links man to near-fatal shovel attack

  • Secrets Six Feet Under; Woman's sudden death raises family's suspicions; Sheriff acknowledges missteps in handling dead woman's case

  • Reports on ankle bracelet monitoring failures and murders committed by people ordered to wear them.

  • Summer blockbuster stars reminisce about time on set and reveal little-known facts on special edition of "20/20".

  • The Royal Wedding: A Modern Fairy Tale

  • The Royal Wedding: Legacy and Love; Royal wedding ushers in a new era for the monarchy; Princess Diana would have wanted her children to 'marry for love'; How Meghan Markle's 'California casual' style could impact British fashion.

  • Nerves of Steel; 'Oh, here we go,' Southwest pilot recalled saying after hearing a bang; 'It was terrifying,' recalls passenger on deadly Southwest flight

  • To Catch a Killer; 'East Area Rapist' terror grips Sacramento as number of victims rises; Authorities say at least 12 killed by 'Golden State Killer' across California

  • Woman recalls being branded as part of joining secret society; What former NXIVM members say about Keith Raniere's attitude toward women; How 'Smallville' actress became involved with NXIVM

  • So many strong hardworking American women living paycheck to paycheck face threats, humiliation, & danger at work. Now Diane Sawyer reporting.

  • The event America's been waiting for - James Comey - his first interview since being fired by President Trump.

  • US and Allies Launch Attacks on Syria; Strikes will establish a strong deterrent of chemical weapons: Trump; Pentagon officials remark on strikes in Syria

  • For the first time since he was fired by President Trump, James Comey will sit down with ABC News' chief anchor George Stephanopoulos for an exclusive interview that will air during a primetime "20/20" special on April 15.

  • Undercover Mother; College student shot dead in Brooklyn neighborhood after night of partying; Mom goes 'undercover' on crusade to free her son convicted of murder; Mom still waiting for son to leave jail, despite overturned conviction

  • Recently divorced woman starts dating man with a troubled past; Man, girlfriend allegedly behind murder-for-hire plot to kill their exes; Arrested for alleged murder-for-hire of their respective exes

  • Stranger Than Fiction; Couple Reveals Anguish They Felt After Authorities At The Time Dismissed Kidnapping As A Hoax and the Toll It Took on Their Lives

  • What happened to baby Sabrina?; Two women suspect they may be the 5-month-old infant who disappeared from its crib over 20 years ago; DNA testing is used to determine if one of them is the missing baby.

  • Secret Siblings; Sharon Morello and Howard Burack were both adopted as babies, and they each later learned they had an identical sibling from whom they were separated as infants.

  • Mystery at the Mansion; Woman dies mysteriously in historic California mansion; Dead woman's family refuses to believe she committed suicide; Nearly seven years after mysterious death, civil trial begins

  • Forgiving a Killer; Man recalls last hours before son, wife were shot and killed; Dad survives son's murder plot that killed mom and brother; Son becomes prime suspect in mom, brother's murders

  • Murder by Kayak?; "20/20" features first television interview with Angelika Graswald, who pleaded guilty in the case of her fiance's death while kayaking on the Hudson River, after being released from prison.

  • As ABC's hit show "Roseanne" gears up to return to television this spring, the entire cast reveals behind-the-scenes moments, memories, and what to expect from the revival of one of TV's most iconic sitcoms in a special edition of "20/20."

  • A man convicted of murdering his girlfriend's parents in 1985 claims new DNA analysis exonerates him of the murder, which he and his girlfriend are both serving time for. Included: interviews with investigators and a member of the Innocence Project.

  • Slender Man; Slender Man stabbing: Parents recall what happened that morning; 12-year-old survives being stabbed 19 times by her friends; What is Slender Man, the figure that motivated two girls to stab their friend

  • Sister Survivors; 'Army of survivors' break their silence at Nassar sentencing; Larry Nassar defends himself in court; The repercussions from Nassar sexual abuse case

  • 13 siblings allegedly held captive at home by parents; The Turpin children's aunt describes living with the family; What 'Wolfpack' mom, brothers would say to Turpin children; Where siblings allegedly held captive are today

  • North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, and his fractured family's 70-year dynastic rule.

  • The Story of Gypsy Blanchard; Mom says daughter suffered from illnesses and needed wheelchair, feeding tube; Gypsy Blanchard on what happened the night mom was stabbed to death; Man says he feels ex-girlfriend used him to kill her mom

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  • Hooking a Catfish; A Canadian woman served time after launching an elaborate catfishing scheme involving an NBA star and an aspiring model

  • How Meghan Markle and Prince Harry met for the first time; What Meghan Markle's new life will be like in the UK; Meghan Markle and Prince Harry embark on their first engagements as a couple

  • Accomplished fashion writer found stabbed to death at her home; Police ask men in Truro, Massachusetts for DNA samples in murder investigation; Chris McCowen shares his side of the Christa Worthington case

  • The special will include insider details on classic holiday films including a casting decision, Jim Carrey's torture-surviving technique training during "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"; and a visit to a Vancouver psychiatric hospital, the stand-in for Gimbal's toy department in "Elf." The hour will consider the question of whether favorites such as "Trading Places" and "Die Hard" qualify as Christmas movies; and talk to a spokesperson from Rotten Tomatoes to discuss what it takes to qualify as a Christmas classic. The history of small-screen favorites such as "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" will be featured, as well as interviews with the voice-over artists behind these favorite animated characters, and the owner of the fully restored Santa and Rudolph puppets.

  • Wonder Boy; Boy living with Treacher Collins has 53 surgeries by age 11; 'Wonder' author R.J. Palacio tells the story behind her inspiration for the book; Christina Aguilera surprises family who was inspired by her song "Beautiful"

  • Track and Fear; Baillie Gibson becomes one of the best discus, shot put athletes in the country; College athlete, coach disagree whether sexual relationship was consensual; Former coach Craig Carter speaks out about Baillie Gibson case

  • How terrorist organizations targets young Americans online and what makes them vulnerable.

  • 27 Days Later: Mystery in Las Vegas; Vegas gunman's motivation remains a mystery weeks after deadly attack; Conspiracy theories emerge in Las Vegas shooting; Vegas shooting survivors say they still have nightmares, trouble sleeping

  • The Killer Clown?; Police make an arrest 27 years after a person dressed in a clown costume fatally shoots a woman

  • Shame & Scandal in Hollywood; Multiple women describe alleged encounters with Harvey Weinstein; Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow claim Weinstein harassed them; What could happen next for Harvey Weinstein.

  • Las Vegas: Heartbreak & Heroes; Las Vegas country music festival underway, as shooter prepares in hotel; Woman describes moment when husband was shot while holding her; Remembering the Las Vegas shooting victims

  • Brother recalls the last day he saw his sister Holly Bobo alive; Missing nursing student Holly Bobo's remains are found by ginseng hunters; Jury returns with verdict in man's trial for Holly Bobo's murder

  • Love at First Sting; Successful veterinarian finds love again with younger doctor; Woman, her boyfriend were involved in alleged murder-for-hire plot; Man awaits trial for allegedly hiring hit man to kill ex-girlfriend

  • Tito Jackson's ex-wife Dee Dee Jackson tragically drowns; Jackson family finds death of Tito Jackson's ex-wife suspicious; Dee Dee Jackson's sons won't object to mom's convicted killer being paroled

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