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Hugh Downs was the co-host of 20/20 from its inception in 1978 until his death in 1999.
Barbara Walters (shown in her heyday) was among the early co-hosts on ABC's 20/20, cast from 1979 to 2004 and 2013-2014.

20/20 is an weekly format American news show on the ABC network. While it does look at news in depth, the producers favor a more human interest approach to the stories on the show. Current anchors in 2021 are David Muir and Amy Robach.

20/20 is also the medical designation attached to normal eyesight. An abbreviation, its expanded meaning is that an object 20 feet away, in fact appears to be 20 feet away to the patient.