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Biden, Harris grant first joint TV interview to ABC's Muir, Roberts

Biden, Harris grant first joint TV interview to ABC's Muir, Roberts
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTrump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally Overnight Defense: US, Russia closer on nuclear treaty extension after Moscow accepts warhead freeze | Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince | Biden nets hundreds more national security endorsements Democrats make gains in Georgia Senate races: poll MORE (D-Calif.), his running mate, will give their first joint television interview to ABC "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir next Sunday as part of an hour-long special "on their history-making ticket," the network announced.

The special will also include what ABC dubs "a conversation" with "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts.

The decision is a departure from 2016, when CBS's "60 Minutes" landed the first interviews with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump jokingly blames 'Crooked Hillary' after his rally mic stops working The Hill's Campaign Report: Two weeks to the election l Biden leads in new polls as debate looms l Trump pressures DOJ on Hunter Biden Trump remarks put pressure on Barr MORE and Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineDemocrats have no case against Amy Coney Barrett — but that won't stop them Pence-Harris debate draws more than 50M viewers, up 26 percent from 2016 Five takeaways from the vice presidential debate MORE (Va.) on the Democratic side and President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE and then-Indiana Gov. Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceTrump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally Trump expresses unhappiness with '60 Minutes' interview, Lesley Stahl LGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress MORE on the Republican side.

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Muir's "World News Tonight" just extended its winning streak to 10 straight weeks as the most-watched evening newscast on broadcast television in the U.S., according to Nielsen Media Research.

ABC had an average of 8.44 million total viewers for the week of Aug. 3-7, topping "NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt," which delivered 7.46 million viewers. CBS finished third with 5.26 million viewers for "The CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."

In July, "World News Tonight" was the most-watched show in all of broadcast and cable television on 18 nights, according to Nielsen.