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CNBC Goes to Pot, Again - Posted February 23, 2014
CNBC is going back to the well, or the dispensary, for another documentary on marijuana. "Marijuana in America: Colorado Pot Rush," reported by NBC's Harry Smith debuts Wednesday nig... [TVNewser]

Philippines Typhoon Coverage Enters Second Week - Posted November 15, 2013
[gallery columns="5" ids="203787,203789,203790,203791,203792" orderby="rand"] As coverage of Typhoon Haiyan enters its second week, some changes to ABC News' and CNN's correspondents in the Philippines. ABC News' Gloria Riviera will file her final report from Manila for tonight's "World News." She will relocate over the weekend. Ditto CNN's ... [TVNewser]

Here's Who's Covering Typhoon Haiyan - Posted November 11, 2013
The networks have dispatched correspondents to the Philippines to cover the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. Here's a list we've compiled so far: Harry Smith and Dr. Nancy Sny... [TVNewser]

Maria Bartiromo Testing The Market - Posted July 22, 2013
CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo is quietly putting out feelers to gauge the interest in her services, a source in the agent community confirms to TVNewser. Bartiromo's contract with CNBC is believed to expire later this year, either ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Heading to CNBC? - Posted July 9, 2013
A TVNewser tipster tells us Harry Smith is in talks to join CNBC. Smith joined NBC News two years ago as a correspondent for "Rock Center." That show... [TVNewser]

Here's The Rundown For The Final Edition Of NBC's 'Rock Center' - Posted June 20, 2013
Friday evening is the final episode of NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams," the primetime newsmagzine that... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Plan Extended Evening Newscasts, Special Coverage Of Tornado Aftermath - Posted May 21, 2013
The broadcast networks are planning to give their news organizations extra space tonight to update viewers on the aftermath of the devastating tornado that ripped through a suburb of Oklahoma City. In addition to expanded evening newscasts, NBC and ABC will have dedicated programming to coverage of the devastation... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
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Paul Haggis Crashes Church of Scientology's New Year - Posted January 17, 2013
In the media this week, there's something going on in reaction to the release of Lawrence Wright's book about Scientology that also occurred last year when ... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker, Sandy Edition: Spitzer, Williams, Velshi/Romans - Posted October 31, 2012
Former New York Governor and CNN host Eliot Spitzer will be on Christiane Amanpour's CNN International program today. He'll talk about Sandy recovery and the election. "Amanpour" airs at 4pmET on CNNI. "Rock Center with ... [TVNewser]

Which News Anchor Is This On The Set of 'Murphy Brown'? - Posted June 16, 2012
Below, a 1991 photo from the set of the CBS sitcom "Murphy Brown." Do you know who the newsman in is in the photo? Find out after the jump. Yup, that is NBC News anchor and correspondent Harry Smith (... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [Fishbowl NY]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper is in Demand - Posted May 8, 2012
CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to be a hot topic in the media this week. First the New York Times cited a CBS News executive as being a b... [TVNewser]

Titans, Moguls and a Presidential Candidate Pay Respects to Mike Wallace - Posted May 1, 2012
If the news business was like football, Mike Wallace would be its MVP. But if news was a beauty contest, Wallace would never have been Mr. Congeniality. That's what hundreds of Mike Wallace's friends, colleagues and family -- four gen... [TVNewser]

One Year Later: Special Coverage of the Killing of Bin Laden - Posted April 29, 2012
One year after the killing of Osama Bin Laden, there will be special coverage this week of the anniversary. In what NBC is calling a "first for network television," "Rock Center with ... [TVNewser]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [Fishbowl NY]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News and Yahoo! WHCD Cocktail Party - Posted April 28, 2012
[caption id="attachment_125277" align="alignright" width="355" caption="Sophia Vergara and Diane Sawyer"][/caption] ABC News and Yahoo! were among the media entities hosting cocktail parties tonight ahead of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. ABC's primetime stars mingled with ABC Newsers, many of whom... [TVNewser]

NBC News Makes Pitch to Advertisers, As 'Rock Center' Hits New Viewership Low - Posted March 16, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116521" align="alignright" width="378" caption="Matt Lauer and Steve Capus at the NBC News/MSNBC upfront."][/caption] NBC Newsers always like to say they are part of one big family. But in a family that big, with several making millions of dollars a year -- even a select few in the double-digit millions -- th... [TVNewser]

CBS This Morning Launches on Facebook - Posted December 23, 2011
"CBS This Morning" now as a Facebook page. It went up yesterday. Go ahead. Like it. You know you want to. You may recall CBS "Early Show" fans turned to Facebook ... [TVNewser]

At CPJ Gala, Dan Rather Criticizes Corporate Media, While Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Promises Journalistic Independence For NBC News - Posted November 23, 2011
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The bulk of the event was to honor journalists who risked their lives to cover the news, and along the way a few well-known faces showed ... [TVNewser]

Chris Wragge Rejoins WCBS Full-Time, As CBS Again Overhauls 'The Early Show' - Posted November 10, 2011
With Charlie Rose and Gayle King set to ... [SocialTimes.com]

Chris Wragge Rejoins WCBS Full-Time, As CBS Again Overhauls 'The Early Show' - Posted November 10, 2011
With Charlie Rose and Gayle King set to ... [TVSpy]

WNBC Adds Extra Coverage for the Conrad Murray Verdict - Posted November 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_46409" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WNBC anchors Tom Llamas and Shiba Russell, with NBC News legal analyst Rikki Klieman"][/caption] The verdict came yesterday in the trial of Michael Jackson's physician. Dr.Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the King of P... [Fishbowl NY]

WNBC Adds Extra Coverage for the Conrad Murray Verdict - Posted November 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_46409" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="WNBC anchors Tom Llamas and Shiba Russell, with NBC News legal analyst Rikki Klieman"][/caption] The verdict came yesterday in the trial of Michael Jackson's physician. Dr.Conrad Murray was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the death of the King of P... [FishbowlNY]

Conrad Murray Guilty of Manslaughter in Michael Jackson Death - Posted November 7, 2011
> Breaking: At 4:17pmET, the verdict was read. Conrad Murray is guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of pop star Michael Jackson. The CBS News special report ran until 4:22pm, ABC's until 4:23 and NBC's and FOX's until 4:24pm. Fox News also ended coverage, anchored by Shepard Smith, at 4:24 when... [TVNewser]

'Rock Center' Review: 'It's hard to be different. It's harder to be good' - Posted November 1, 2011
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'Rock Center' Books Jon Stewart, As It Places Two Segments Online - Posted October 31, 2011
On the premiere of NBC's "Rock Center" tonight, host Brian Williams will sit down for a conversation with comedian and "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart. Williams made the announcement during "Sunday Night Football" on NBC last night. Stewart does not frequently give interviews, usually limiting appearances to programs in which the... [TVNewser]

'Rock Center' a 'Combination of 60 Minutes and Nightline' - Posted October 27, 2011
NBC's Harry Smith and Kate Snow went on the "Today" show this morning to talk about "Rock Center," each promoting the stories they'll be reporting for ... [TVNewser]

Natalie Morales Latest NBCer to Join 'Rock Center' Roster - Posted October 18, 2011
NBC's upcoming primetime newsmagazine "Rock Center with Brian Williams" continues to add high-profile contributors. The latest addition is NBC "Today" news anchor and third hour co-host Natalie Morales. Morales will stay on in her current role with "Today," in addition to her new "Rock Center" gig. "Rock Center" is slated ... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel Named Special Correspondent For NBC's 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted October 13, 2011
In a move that has been widely speculated, NBC News has named Ted Koppel as a special correspondent to "Rock Center With ... [TVNewser]

'Rock Center With Brian Williams' Gets Debut Date - Posted October 4, 2011
NBC's new primetime newsmagazine, "Rock Center with Brian Williams," finally has a premiere date. The newsmag will debut on NBC Monday, October 31 at 10 PM. That is the timeslot currently occupied by "The Playboy Club," so that program will... [TVNewser]

NBC's 'Rock Center' Might Arrive in 'Early October' - Posted September 28, 2011
Could NBC's upcoming newsmagaine "Rock Center" be hitting the airwaves sooner rather than later? The Willston Herald in Willston, North Dakota spoke to correspondent ... [TVNewser]

New Primetime NBC Newsmagazine To be Called 'Rock Center with Brian Williams' - Posted September 12, 2011
NBC News has announced that its upcoming primetime newsmagazine will be called "Rock Center with Brian Williams." The network put together a sizzle reel for the show, highlighting a wide range of NBC News reports from over the past few months: ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama on Hurricane Irene: 'We all hope for the best, but we have to be prepared for the worst' - Posted August 26, 2011
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Evening News Ratings: Week of August 15 - Posted August 23, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the evening news race again last week, but ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" closes the gap and wi... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Anchoring 'NBC Nightly News' Tonight - Posted August 19, 2011
Former CBS News anchor Harry Smith will make his NBC News anchoring debut tonight. Smith will be filling in for Brian Williams on "NBC Nightly News." Smith joined NBC News in July as a corresponde... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Harry Smith: 'Welcome Pal' - Posted August 4, 2011
Harry Smith, who joined NBC News last month, reported his first story for the network tonight. On "Nightly News" Smith penned a letter to Pres. Obama ab... [Fishbowl NY]

Brian Williams to Harry Smith: 'Welcome Pal' - Posted August 4, 2011
Harry Smith, who joined NBC News last month, reported his first story for the network tonight. On "Nightly News" Smith penned a letter to Pres. Obama ab... [FishbowlNY]

NBC's Kate Snow Moves Off 'Dateline' to New Brian Williams Newsmagazine - Posted July 13, 2011
Brian Williams's new primetime newsmagazine continues to staff up. On Monday, the network announced it had hired ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Named Correspondent for NBC News Primetime Magazine - Posted July 11, 2011
As we first reported Friday, Harry Smith has been named a correspondent for NBC's new primetime news magazine, anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Leaving CBS News for NBC News - Posted July 8, 2011
First on TVNewser: Harry Smith, who has been with CBS News for 25 years, is leaving the network, we've learned. In a note to the staff, obtained by TVNewser, CBS News president ... [TVNewser]

CBS News President on Sullenberger Hire: 'If anybody is going to get any training, I think he can train us' - Posted June 1, 2011
Former airline pilot Chesley Sullenberger, known better as "Sully" Sullenberger, made his debut as CBS News' aviation analyst on the "CBS Evening News" last night. Sullenberger spoke to anchor Harry Smith about the Air France flight 447 disaster: ... [TVNewser]

What Didn't Make It Into CBS' Obama Town Hall - Posted May 12, 2011
This morning CBS' "The Early Show" presented portions of the town hall CBS News held with President Obama yesterday. Additional excerpts will be presented on Sunday's "Face the Nation," but there are some things that will never see the public airwaves: the outtakes. Even during the commercial breaks, the cameras kept... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the deaths of Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros - Posted April 21, 2011
British by birth, photojournalist Tim Hetherington called Brooklyn home. He was a dual citizen of the U.S. and the U.K. and much of his work at war was for American broadcasters. During his career, Hetherington had worked for ABC News and CNN. Hetherington and Getty photographer Chris Hondros, were ... [TVNewser]

The Latest From the Katie Couric/CBS Saga, and Who Should Replace Her on the Evening News? - Posted April 4, 2011
Politico's Mike Allen writes about the latest in regards to "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric: CBS News soon will announce a transition from... [TVNewser]

Anchors who began week in Japan end it in New York - Posted March 18, 2011
Several TV news anchors and reporters who rushed to Japan last weekend, are already back in New York. As radiation fears rose, networks began reassessing coverage and anchors began packing the bags they'd never really had time to unpack. Christiane Amanpour left Tuesday. ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast nets plan special report for Obama comments on Libya - Posted March 18, 2011
President Obama will make a statement on Libya at 2pmET after meeting with the Congressional leadership. The four broadcast networks will carry it live. ABC's Diane Sawyer will anchor a special report with Jake Tapper and Martha Raddatz reporti... [TVNewser]

TV News crews in Japan on the move with radiation fears mounting - Posted March 15, 2011
With dozens of U.S. TV news journalists now on the ground in Japan, the bosses back home are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential for radiation poisoning due to the deteriorating conditions at t... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer, Harry Smith, Laurie Dhue and more quake notes - Posted March 14, 2011
Some midday Monday notes on earthquake/tsunami coverage: Diane Sawyer made her first appearance on-air this morning from Sendai, Japan on "Good Morning America." ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Who the networks are sending to Japan - Posted March 11, 2011
Christiane Amanpour is among the network anchors packing their bags and heading for Japan. Amanpour will host "This Week" from Tokyo on Sunday, the only Sunday show host to d... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Broadcast Special Reports as Hosni Mubarak Speaks - Posted February 1, 2011
ABC, CBS, and CBS all interrupted programming around 4pmET this afternoon as Hosni Mubarak addressed the people of Egypt. For ABC, Diane Sawyer anchored from New York with Christiane Amanpour in Cairo. For CBS, ... [TVNewser]

Are the Network Anchors going to Cairo? - Posted January 31, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is on his way to Cairo right now. He left New York Sunday afternoon arriving in Amman, Jordan and is now en route to Egypt. He's expected to arrive in time for "Nightly News." ... [TVNewser]

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Moved to Houston, CBS News Produces Special - Posted January 21, 2011
CBS's Harry Smith anchored a network special report this morning as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords left University Medical Center in Tucson bound for a rehabili... [TVNewser]

'Early Show' Responds to Upset Viewers on Facebook - Posted January 18, 2011
The feedback about the new anchor team on CBS' "The Early Show" is filling up on the show's Facebook page. Someone from the CBS morning news program posted this on the show's page around 12:30pm today: We appreciate that some of you in this forum miss the previous line-up. They are moving... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 2 - Posted January 7, 2011
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" starts off 2011, where it left off in 2010: as the #1 Sunday public affairs show. But #2 CBS' "Face the Nation with ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer May Be Seeing Red on the next 'Face the Nation' - Posted January 1, 2011
TVSPy has the story and video of CBS's Bob Schieffer who made a bet with a local news anchor from Madison, WI ahead of today's Rose Bowl. ... [TVNewser]

Rivals Aggressively Cover Misfortunes of WABC's Heidi Jones - Posted December 16, 2010
Viewers are used to seeing personal swipes coming from cable news competitors like Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly but it's rare that network and local news outlets will trump up the misfortunes of their rivals. But that's what appears to be happening in the case of WABC's Heidi Jones. Jones, a weekend... [TVSpy]

Chris Wragge Says Leaving WCBS for Early Show Was 'Too Good ... to Pass Up' - Posted December 3, 2010
As we reported on Tuesday, WCBS top anchor Chris Wragge is heading to mornings as host of the network's The Early Show. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Wragge Says Leaving WCBS for Early Show Was 'Too Good ... to Pass Up' - Posted December 3, 2010
As we reported on Tuesday, WCBS top anchor Chris Wragge is heading to mornings as host of the network's The Early Show. ... [FishbowlNY]

Andrew Tyndall: Harry Smith Leaving 'The Early Show' is 'A Deliverance, Not a Demotion' - Posted December 3, 2010
Television news analyst Andrew Tyndall weighs in on the CBS "Early Show" changes, and uses the situation to reitierate why he does not cover the morning programs on a regular basis: The morning shows, profit cente... [TVNewser]

As 'Early' Overhauls, 'Today' Celebrates 15 Years at #1 - Posted December 2, 2010
It's good to be king. Ask Jim Bell. The executive producer of NBC's "Today" - No. 1 for 15 years, as of Dec. 11 - is not exactly quaking in his loafers about the all-new lineup for CBS's third-place 'Early Show.' ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith: 'I will always be grateful for having one of the best seats in the house' - Posted December 1, 2010
Harry Smith used his "Just a Minute" feature on CBS Radio News to discuss his impending departure from CBS' "The Early Show." "I'm leaving my job on 'The Early Show' soon, but I will always be grateful for having one of the best seats in the house." Here's the audio ... [TVNewser]

'Early Show' EP David Friedman: 'I Honestly Believe This Team is the Team for the Future' - Posted November 30, 2010
As we reported earlier, CBS News announced sweeping changes to its morning news program "The Early Show." Anchors Maggie Rodriguez and ... [TVNewser]

Meet 'The Early Show' Front Four - Posted November 30, 2010
That didn't take long. Here's the new publicity photo of the new CBS "Early Show" anchor team, beginning January 3, 2011. It was announced this morning that current anchors Harry Smith, Maggie Rodriguez, and ... [TVNewser]

Chris Wragge Named Early Show Weekday Co-Anchor, Set to Leave WCBS - Posted November 30, 2010
Chris Wragge, the personable WCBS evening news anchor, is joining CBS' The Early Show full time. As first reported by our own TVNewser (a... [Fishbowl NY]

Chris Wragge Named Early Show Weekday Co-Anchor, Set to Leave WCBS - Posted November 30, 2010
Chris Wragge, the personable WCBS evening news anchor, is joining CBS' The Early Show full time. As first reported by our own TVNewser (a... [FishbowlNY]

Anchor Changes at 'The Early Show,' Harry Smith, Maggie Rodriguez, Dave Price All Out - Posted November 30, 2010
TVNewser hears that an anchor change is in store at CBS' "The Early Show." Co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez is believed to be leaving the program, with news anchor Eri... [TVNewser]

CBS' Dave Price: On The Road with $50 - Posted November 4, 2010
Last year, CBS "The Early Show" weather anchor Dave Price was sent on a special assignment: Go to Santa Monica,... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Halloween: This Year It's All About Pop Culture - Posted October 29, 2010
The secret has been revealed: NBC's "Today" hosts celebrated Halloween with a "pop culture extravaganza." Does this beat last year's ewok-humping "Star Wars" theme? Trick question: Nothing beats "Star Wars." ... [TVNewser]

Monster Mash Morning Halloween Plans - Posted October 28, 2010
Matt Lauer, as Jennifer Lopez and Al Roker as Sean Combs on Halloween 2000. This year Lauer will be making a cameo for "Today's" Halloween show, via videotape. Can "Today" top their ... [TVNewser]

Sharon Osbourne & Harry Smith's Kiss....awkward - Posted October 17, 2010
Harry Smith sat down with the hosts of "The Talk," Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, ... [TVNewser]

Cami McCormick to Accept CBS Award an Annual Murrow Dinner - Posted October 2, 2010
CBS's Harry Smith, CNN's John Roberts, ABC's Jim Sciutto, NBC's Ann Curry, and MSNBC's Tamron Hal... [TVNewser]

Maggie Rodriguez Returns From Maternity leave - Posted September 20, 2010
CBS "Early Show" anchor Maggie Rodriguez returned from maternity leave this morning, and was joined by her co-anchors Harry Smith and Julie Chen. Chen will be leaving the program full-time as she begins to focus on her ... [TVNewser]

CBS 'Early Show' Team to Reunite Monday - Posted September 17, 2010
It has been a crazy year for the team at CBS' "The Early Show," with many babies being born and a marriage thrown in for good measure.... [TVNewser]

President Obama Holds Press Conference on the Economy - Posted September 10, 2010
Just after 11 AM this morning, President Obama made remarks about the economy and unemployment. The four broadcast networks carried it live, with Harry Smith anchoring for CBS, George Stephanopoulos for ABC, Greg Jarrett for Fox and ... [TVNewser]

Nets to Carry Pres. Obama News Conference Friday - Posted September 8, 2010
Pres. Obama will hold a news conference Friday morning at 11amET/8amPT with full coverage on the broadcast networks. Harry Smith will anchor for CBS News, George Stephanopoulos will anchor on ABC News (a day af... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Oval Office Address: News Notes - Posted August 31, 2010
President Obama's second Oval Office address was carried on the four broadcast networks as well as the cable news networks tonight. On NBC, Brian Williams anchored. On ABC Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos shared the set. ... [TVNewser]

For 2nd Straight Week, CBS Evening News Ties Lowest Viewership Ever - Posted August 31, 2010
Last week, the CBS Evening News averaged 4.89 million Total Viewers, tying the previous week's viewership, which had tied an all-time low for the broadcast set last summer. The show did tick up a bit in the demo averaging 1.49 million viewers to th... [TVNewser]

Anchors Report from the Gulf for Katrina Anniversary - Posted August 27, 2010
As the official anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's Gulf Coast landfall approaches Sunday, the news networks have all sent anchors down to the region for the occasion. (You can see our full list of network coverage plans here.) Here are some grabs from last night and this morning's coverage: ... [TVNewser]

Obama to Deliver Iraq Oval Office Speech - Posted August 25, 2010
President Obama will deliver a primetime Oval Office address on Tuesday, August 31st. The White House formally requested airtime from the netw... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 16 - Posted August 24, 2010
The three evening newscasts saw sizable week-to-week drops last week, particularly "CBS Evening News," which as we reported earlier tied its all-time low for total viewers. "NBC Nightly News," which featured live reporting ... [TVNewser]

'CBS Evening News' Ties All-Time Low - Posted August 24, 2010
The network newscast ratings for last week are in and "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" tied its all-time low in total viewers with an average of 4.89 million tuning in during the five days. The low was set ... [TVNewser]

Katrina Anniversary Coverage Update - Posted August 23, 2010
We have some updates to our roundup of news network coverage for the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: CBS: Harry Smith will anchor "The Early Show" from New Orleans on Friday the 27th for full anniversary coverage throughout t... [TVNewser]

Networks Announce Katrina Anniversary Coverage - Posted August 18, 2010
As we arrive at the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this month, the news nets are prepping special coverage to mark the occasion. We will update as we learn more, but here's what we've heard so far: Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from New Orleans on August 26, 27,... [TVNewser]

Couric to Afghanistan; Curry to Pakistan - Posted August 17, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric is en route to Afghanistan today. She will anchor the newscast from Kabul on Thursday and Friday for CBS News' "Afghanistan: The Road Ahead" s... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith's On-Air Medical Emergency - Posted August 6, 2010
CBS "Early Show" anchor Harry Smith had a bit of a scare this morning, when a routine cooking segment went horribly, horribly awry: ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer to Share Cancer Story on 'Evening News' - Posted August 5, 2010
•</tableOn tonight's "CBS Evening News," Bob Schieffer, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2004, will share his experience with the disease and his mission to raise awareness about it. "Nobody likes to talk about it for all the obvious reasons," Schieffer says in a preview CBS ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Interviews Obama - Posted July 30, 2010
•CBS anchor Harry Smith sits down with President Obama for "Sunday Morning" and Monday's "Early Show." In the interview -- a portion of which will air on tonight's "Evening News" -- Obama comments for the first time since ethics charges were leveled against Rep. Rangel. Smith conducted a "... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 28 - Posted July 7, 2010
"NBC Nightly News" was the most-watched evening news program last week.* "Nightly" was the only newscast to grow week-to-week, but those numbers are likely deceiving (See note below). "CBS Evening News" dipped below the 5 million mark again and was down, week-to-week in both categories. "ABC World News" was flat in... [TVNewser]

'Nightly,' 'Evening News' Broadcasting from Gulf Coast - Posted June 28, 2010
•Brian Williams and "NBC Nightly News" will be in the Gulf Coast once again tonight (and tomorrow), broadcasting from Venice, LA this evening. Meanwhile, "CBS Evening News" will also be reporting from Louisiana tonight as a part of the network's ... [TVNewser]

Attorney Ron Konecky Passes Away - Posted June 10, 2010
Konecky and wife, Isobel, at a 2007 eventRon Konecky, the New York attorney who represented some of the biggest names in television news, passed away this ... [TVNewser]

'Early Show' EP on Gulf Coverage and 'The Best Job in Television with the Worst Hours Ever' - Posted June 8, 2010
Today marks the 50th day since the BP oil leak began in the Gulf of Mexico, and CBS's Harry Smith anchored "The Early Show" from Grand Isle, Louisiana. "We've been covering it," executive producer David Friedman told TVNewser, "B... [TVNewser]

President Obama Holds Oil Spill Press Conference - Posted May 27, 2010
President Obama just wrapped up his first official press conference on the Gulf Coast oil spill. It lasted about an hour. After about ten minutes of remarks, the President took questions. Up first was the AP's Jennifer Loven who asked if the President has been personally involved enough. "This has been our... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Holds Oil Spill News Conference - Posted May 27, 2010
At 12:50pmET this afternoon, President Obama held a news conference from the East Room at the White House to address the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As the AP points out, the president "held 12 full blown news conferences last year. He has held two so far this year, and... [TVNewser]

Cablers, Broadcasters Covering Obama Oil Spill Presser - Posted May 27, 2010
•CBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, Fox News and MSNBC will all be covering President Obama's 1 p.m. news conference addressing the oil spill situation in the Gulf of Mexico. NBC has Brian Williams anchoring, CBS has Katie Couric ... [TVNewser]

ABC News' Sam Champion Getting Cancer Treated On TV - Posted May 11, 2010
•Two months after CBS Early Show co-anchor Harry Smith underwent a colonoscopy on live television, Sam Champion of ABC... [TVNewser]

CBS Announces Guest List for WHCA Dinner - Posted April 28, 2010
CBS News has announced their guest list for Saturday's White House Correspondents Association dinner. In addition to anchors/correspondents Katie Couric, Harry Smith, Dave Price, L... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Report from West Virginia Tonight - Posted April 6, 2010
Following the explosion last evening in a West Virginia mine that claimed the lives of 25 people, the ABC and CBS newscasts tonight will be anchored from the area and NBC will feature reports from WV. For ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Anchors Head to West Virginia to Cover Mine Explosion - Posted April 6, 2010
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CBS Anchor and Analyst Take on Prez Obama in Basketball Game, Video Now Included - Posted April 2, 2010
UPDATE: VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE TO WATCH. See below. Harry Smith , co-anchor of CBS's "Early Show", and Clark Kellogg, a NCAA basketball analyst for CBS, took on President Obama Thursday on his home turf ... [FishbowlDC]

Harry Smith Plays Basketball with 'P-O-T-U-S' - Posted April 2, 2010
In a segment that aired this morning on CBS' "Early Show," Harry Smith shot a little hoops with CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg and President Barack Obama. Though a few bricks and a couple of air balls got tossed up, the President did admit, "He's got form, he's got game." ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Guest List for Nerd Prom 2010 - Posted March 31, 2010
The White House Correspondents Association's annual dinner is a month away but invitations are already making their rounds and A-list guests are being leaked. As usual, FishbowlDC will be all over it. We already have the skinny on some of CBS' guests for this year's Nerd Prom. Attending with CBS... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' Harry Smith to Shoot Interview, Hoops with Pres. Obama - Posted March 28, 2010
This Thursday, CBS "Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith will go one-on-one with Pres. Barack Obama in a court-side interview. Then, Smith and his CBS Sports colleague NCAA basketball analyst Clark ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Reads Letterman Top 10 - Posted March 23, 2010
CBS "Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith appeared on David Letterman's "Late Show" last night to show off his comedy chops and deliver the Top Ten "Things Going Through Harry Smith's Mind During His Televised Colonoscopy." (By the way, #5 is an old comedian's gag.) ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Nets Cover HCR Legislation Signing - Posted March 23, 2010
President Obama is scheduled to sign the health care reform bill, which the House voted on Sunday evening, into law later this morning. The signing is scheduled for 11:15amET in the East Room at the White House. Broadcast network special coverage: ABC ... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith Undergoes Live Colonoscopy with Encouragement from Katie Couric - Posted March 10, 2010
"I was just in Harry's kitchen, and he chugged a big tall glass of miraLAX," CBS' "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric told us. She'd stopped by "Early Show" co-anchor Harr... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith to Undergo Colonoscopy On 'The Early Show' - Posted March 8, 2010
Taking a page from his CBS News colleague Katie Couric, CBS "Early Show" co-anchor Harry Smith will undergo a colonoscopy live on Wednesday's show. Couric will be with Smith as he preps for and... [TVNewser]

Howard Stern Makes 'CBS Early Show' Appearance - Posted March 3, 2010
Yesterday morning, shock jock Howard Stern appeared on CBS' "Early Show" from his Sirius XM studio to, among other things, weigh in on Jay Leno's return to late night. He told Harry Smith, "Just the mere mention of Jay Leno's name makes me want to vomit." Stern appearing on a netw... [TVNewser]

CBS News Doc Delivers The Body Scoop for Girls - Posted February 25, 2010
•GalleyCat covers last night's book party for CBS News medical contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton. The whole "Early Show" team was there: ... [TVNewser]

Book Party for CBS Medical Correspondent Jennifer Ashton - Posted February 25, 2010
Last night CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton celebrated the release of her new book with some of television news' biggest stars. Avery Books hosted the party at Bar Americain in Manhattan. The book ... [GalleyCat]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the broadcast networks. ABC News' ... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Report from Haiti Again Tonight - Posted January 15, 2010
ABC's "World News," CBS' "Evening News," and NBC's "Nightly News" are planning to return to half-hour broadcasts tonight. Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and ... [TVNewser]

Sully in the CBS Newsroom - Posted January 15, 2010
•Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was interviewed this morning on the CBS "Early Show" by Harry Smith on the one-year anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson." Afterward, he also swung by the "Evening News" newsroom for a sit-down with ... [TVNewser]

Earthquake in Haiti: Evening Updates - Posted January 13, 2010
Brian Williams and Katie Couric were both in Port-au-Prince for their newscasts tonight, but due to the circumstances on the ground, much of that time they were either on the phone or their substitute... [TVNewser]

Robert Gibbs on Afghanistan: 'It Can't Be An Open-Ended, Forever Commitment' - Posted December 1, 2009
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Ken Sunshine On Tiger Woods: 'His People Mishandled It' - Posted November 30, 2009
Sunshine and Sachs Founder ... [PRNewser]

Early Sunday Show Listings - Posted November 25, 2009
This Sunday after Thanksgiving... • David Gregory will moderate NBC's "Meet the Press" with guests Pastor Rick Warren, author of "The Purpose Driven Life" and foundation co-chairs Bill and Melinda Gates. • On CBS, Harry Smith will substitute for ... [FishbowlDC]

'Early Show' Halloween More Frightening Than 'Today' Show - Posted October 30, 2009
Ok, Al Roker as Han Solo was pretty funny. But Harry Smith as Julia Child wins today. If you listen closely, you can actually hear a woman scream "Oh my God" in horror before he's revealed on screen. ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Harry Smith on 'Prairie' - Posted October 23, 2009
•We already told you about NBC's Brian Williams appearing on the live taping of NPR's "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me." Now, CBS "Early Show" anchor Harry Smith... [TVNewser]

We Blew up the Moon...And It Was Boring - Posted October 9, 2009
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Newsers Step Out for Byron Pitts Book Party - Posted September 30, 2009
After dropping in at the TVNewser party downtown, we headed uptown to the Plaza Hotel where friends, family and colleagues gathered to celebrate the publication of CBS News correspondent Byron Pitts' book "Step Out on Nothing: How Family and Faith Helped Me Conquer ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Interrupt Morning Shows for Obama/Brown/Sarkozy Iran News - Posted September 25, 2009
At 8:43am this morning the presidents of the U.S and France and the Prime Minister of Great Britain appeared to make a statement about Iran revealing a second uranium enrichment site. Pres. Obama, French President Sarkozy and British Prime Minister Brown are accusing Iran of concealing the plant. ... [TVNewser]

"Face" Books Clinton... Hillary Clinton - Posted September 24, 2009
It'll be Clinton vs. Clinton in this week's Sunday show race. "Meet the Press" has former President Bill Clinton booked on NBC, and "Face the Nation" just announced that CBS too will have a Clinton... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Harry Smith, who is filling in for Bob Schieffer this week, will also... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.15.09 - Posted September 15, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

Harry Smith May Have Swine Flu - Posted September 14, 2009
CBS News told us last week that Harry Smith would be doing this morning's Early Show interview with Eliot Spitzer. Then last night, while watching Sunday Night Football, (Packers won, by the way), we noticed on Maggie Rodriguez' Twitter (@earlyshowmaggi... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Saturday Edition): Kurtz, Kennedy, Spitzer... - Posted September 12, 2009
> Tomorrow on Reliable Sources, Howard Kurtz will talk with Ana Marie Cox and Chris Stirewalt about the latest Cable News War: Olbermann vs. Beck. TVNewser columnist Gail Shister will also be on to talk about Jay Leno's primetime debut. CNN, 10amET tomorrow. > Monday on GMA, Ted Kennedy Jr. and... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral : Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
And here are some the early details of how Sen. Kennedy's funeral mass in Boston and burial service in Arlington National Cemetery will be covered by the broadcast networks tomorrow: Saturday morning, Kate Snow will anchor "GMA" from the JFK Library in Boston. A... [TVNewser]

Chris Wragge Is Out of His Mind - Posted August 25, 2009
This week, CBS' Chris Wragge is starting his day at 3:45am as he fills in for Harry Smith on "The Early Show." Wragge ends his day after anchoring the 11 O'Clock news for WCBS-T... [TVNewser]

Most Recent Sunday Show Ratings - Posted August 20, 2009
TVNewser: NBC's "Meet the Press" had a strong first-place showing this week, pulling away from "This Week" by 889K Total Viewers with it's best number since April 19, 2009. Among other guests, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow made her ... [FishbowlDC]

Harry Smith Discusses Celeb Interviews, Future of News - Posted August 13, 2009
The mediabistro.com homepage has a "So What Do You Do?" Q&A with CBS' Harry Smith, Co-Anchor of "The Early Show." It's a lengthy inside look at Smith's experiences in broadcasting over his career as... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Funeral of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 23, 2009
Les Moonves, Katie Couric and Sean McManus at St. Bartholomew church for the funeral for Walter Cronkite. We're keeping our eye on CBSNews.com and the funeral service for Walter Cronkite which will begin at 2pmET. Already at St. Bartholomew... [TVNewser]

CBS Pays Tribute To Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
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Morning Show Remembrances for Walter Cronkite; 'Evening News' Voiceover Retired - Posted July 18, 2009
The Saturday morning news broadcasts turned into tributes to Walter Cronkite. On CBS' "The Early Show" weekday anchors Harry Smith and ... [TVNewser]

What's Jake Tapper Got Against NBC News? - Posted July 15, 2009
South Carolina newspaper The State has gotten a hold of email correspondence sent to Gov. Mark Sanford's communications director, Joel Sawyer, by reporters in the run-up to the revelation of Sanford's extramarital tango. Politico's Michael Calderone ... [TVNewser]

TV Coverage Plans For Michael Jackson Memorial Service - Posted July 6, 2009
Michael Jackson's memorial service is tomorrow at the Staples Center in LA. Here's how the nets and cable will cover the service, via TVNewser: • ABC: Charlie Gibson will anchor live coverage "Remembering Michael Jackson" at 1pmET, joined by "Nightline" anchor ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric to Anchor Michael Jackson Special Tonight - Posted June 30, 2009
Last week, after Michael Jackson died, the big three network news anchors were noticeably absent during prime time programs devoted to the news. Martin Bashir and Barbara Walters anchored specials on ABC, ... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson: Morning Show Notes - Posted June 26, 2009
The Today show was split with Matt Lauer in New York and Meredith Vieira in Hollywood. The first hour was devoted to Jackson, with ... [TVNewser]

The Big 3 Live at 10 - Posted June 25, 2009
I've been trying to think about the last time the news divisions of the big 3 broadcasters have all been live at 10pm (on the east coast), save for an election night or presidential news conference. ABC's Barbara Walters, who just wrapped up a brief participation in a "20/20" Michael Jackson... [TVNewser]

Michael Jackson 1958-2009: TV News Notes - Posted June 25, 2009
• ABC News will present a special "20/20" tonight at 9pmET/PT. "The Life and Death of Michael Jackson" will be anchored by Barbara Walters and Martin Bashir. Walters will then anchor the 10pm special on the life of Farrah Fawcett. &bu... [TVNewser]

A Very Presidential Father's Day - Posted June 18, 2009
President Obama appears in this Sunday's Parade magazine with a special Father's Day message. He writes, "I observe this... [FishbowlDC]

Confirmed: Amanda Holden to Guest Host The Early Show - Posted May 29, 2009
First reported last month, "Britain's Got Talent" judge Amanda Holden is now confirmed to guest host The Early Show on Monday alongside ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Beck, Cohn, Roberts... - Posted May 13, 2009
> TV Guide Magazine's Stephen Battaglio talks to FNC's Glenn Beck about his early radio days, why he owns a gun, and what he likes about Pres. Obama. "I think he's brilliant. I think he is an effective communicator. He is a v... [TVNewser]

Prom "Rebel" and Stepdad Leave Interview Early - Posted May 12, 2009
CBS' The Early Show had an exclusive interview this morning with the high school senior suspended for attending his girlfriends prom. (CBS described him as the prom "rebel" and a "Real-Life Footloose.") But a tipster noted the student's father, Stephan Johnson, left the brief interview while it was taking pla... [TVNewser]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [Fishbowl NY]

Why I Followed Andrew Sullivan to the Financial District - Posted April 21, 2009
It's sort of fitting that my last FBNY post should be about ... [FishbowlNY]

Julie Chen Expecting Her First Child - Posted April 21, 2009
The Early Show's Julie Chen announced on the program this morning that she is pregnant. It will be her first child, and the fourth for her husband, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves. The pregnancy was first reported ... [TVNewser]

YouTube Sensation Susan Boyle Crosses the Pond, and the Media - Posted April 16, 2009
Already a hit on YouTube, "Britain's Got Talent" contestant Susan Boyle made her American television debut this morning on CBS' The Early Show. She talked with anchors Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez and sang a bit of "I Dreamed a Dream" from L... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Couric Squeezes in "Idol" Stop During L.A. Trip - Posted April 14, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has made her Twitter followers, (including us) aware that she is jetting off to LA at this hour where she will receive a Walter Cronkite Award for Ex... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Oscars Morning: Harry in Hollywood, Levy's Parents - Posted February 23, 2009
Harry Smith anchored The Early Show out West along with Entertainment Tonight's Mary Hart. But the big booking for CBS was Cha... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Velshi, Applegate, Claman... - Posted February 17, 2009
> CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi leads his second "Money Summit" tonight at 11pmET. The AC 360 special focuses on the stimulus package, and will be repeated Friday at 11pmET. > Former MSNBC and Weekend Today anchor Jodi Applegate... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Hudson Plane Landing, Day Two - Posted January 16, 2009
The network morning shows spent significant time this morning covering the Hudson River plane crash yesterday. Harry Smith anchored from the wreckage this morning on CBS' The Early Show, while the Today's ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Appears on CBS Before FNC Premiere Next Week - Posted January 14, 2009
Ahead of his Fox News Channel program's premiere on Monday, Glenn Beck appeared this morning on CBS' The Early Show. Beck talked to anchor ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Smith Takes on Coulter Over Victimhood - Posted January 6, 2009
The Ann Coulter media blitz rolled into CBS' The Early Show this morning, and Harry Smith was welcomed with a warm greeting from the conservative author. "Today you are the most brilliant p... [TVNewser]

Ann Coulter Jumps Shark Named Harry Smith - Posted January 6, 2009
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Coulter: "I Think I'll Accept And Then Cancel At The Last Minute" - Posted January 5, 2009
The newest chapter in the NBC-Ann Coulter feud didn't even take a day to develop. Coulter appeared tonight on FNC's "Hannity & Colmes" to promote her new book, and the very first question from Sea... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Biden, Aniston, Young... - Posted December 19, 2008
> Vice President-elect Joe Biden will be on Larry King Live on Monday. Today, King discusses the news that the remains found in Florida have been identified as ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Bush and the Auto Bailout - Posted December 19, 2008
At 9amET, ABC, CBS and NBC will be carrying Pres. Bush's remarks related to the American auto industry survival plan. The third hour of "Today" carries the remarks for NBC, Chris Cuomo anchors a special report for ABC and Harry Smith anchors for CBS. The cable news and business networks will air... [TVNewser]

With Layoffs Abound, CBS Finds Time to Celebrate - Posted December 11, 2008
TVNewser attended one of the few holiday parties still on the calendar. Producers, anchors and executives from CBS News and CBS Radio, and those of us who cover them, packed the 35th floor of CBS's Black Rock headquarters last night. We talked with The Early Show's Julie Chen as she arrive... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports at Noon - Posted November 24, 2008
All of the broadcast networks will air a special report around NoonET this afternoon, as President-elect Barack Obama and VP-elect Joe Biden hold a joint press conference discussing Obama's selection of economic leaders in his administration. ... [TVNewser]

Behind-The-Scenes For The Last "Unknown" - Posted November 18, 2008
Just after 8amET, as CBS' The Early Show anchor Harry Smith teased an upcoming interview with Daniel Radcliffe (aka Harry Potter), Radcliffe himself interrupted the segment. The control... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Helps CBS To Best Ratings in Eight Months - Posted November 6, 2008
CBS Sunday Morning, featuring Harry Smith's interview with Bill O'Reilly, had its best ra... [TVNewser]

Networks Cover Bush Remarks on Obama Victory - Posted November 5, 2008
President George W. Bush congratulated President-elect Barack Obama this morning just after 10:15amET in a Rose Garden address, and the cablers and networks covered. "It will be a stirring sight to see President Obama, his wif... [TVNewser]

"Recognize That Fellow?" Bill O'Reilly Profiled on CBS Sunday Morning - Posted November 3, 2008
...and ... [TVNewser]

...And Williams Makes Three - Posted October 22, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin has finished making the rounds to all the national television media. This afternoon, NBC's Brian Williams caught up with Palin and S... [TVNewser]

Harry Smith: Country Music Star - Posted October 8, 2008
It isn't just the Grand Ole Opry-playing Bob Schieffer who has the country music chops at CBS News. The Early Show anchor ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Round #2 - Posted October 7, 2008
Here are some of the coverage plans for tonight's town hall style debate at Belmont University in Nashville moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw. All the following networks will carry the debate. • ABC: The team of Gibson, Sawyer and Stephanopolous will anchor again, this time from three different cities. Charlie Gibson wi... [TVNewser]

TVNews Snapshot: 7:33:50amET Today - Posted September 29, 2008
When President Bush spoke from the Rose Garden this morning about the bailout bill, the big three networks carried the statement as a special report during their morning shows. In the eastern time zone, CBS' The Early Show was able to finish a taped portion of Harry Smith's interview with Sarah... [TVNewser]

While Some Anchors Go South, Harry Smith Heads North - Posted September 26, 2008
The Early Show's Harry Smith is on his way to Alaska where he will interview Chuck and Sally Heath, Gov. Sarah Palin's parents. The interview will happen tomorrow at their home in Wasilla, Al... [TVNewser]

Bush Talks Crisis on Networks - Posted September 18, 2008
President Bush gave a brief statement this morning on the bleeding financial markets, and all networks and cablers took it live. ABC's Charlie Gibson anchored, with Betsy Stark and ... [TVNewser]

FBNers All Over the Dial - Posted September 15, 2008
While CNBC anchors provided analysis on NBC, FBN anchors provided analysis on all the other networks. This morning, Liz Claman... [TVNewser]

Networks Live For Bush Economic Statement - Posted September 15, 2008
All three networks, as well as every business news and cable news channel, took President George W. Bush's statement on the economy live just before 11amET. On ABC, Charlie Gibson anchored the special report, with analysis from Betsy Stark. The... [TVNewser]

The Broadcast Networks at 8:46:26 - Posted September 11, 2008
The 9/11 Commission Report shows American Airlines Flight 11 impacting the World Trade Center North Tower at 8:46ET. This morning, at that time, 7 years later, the three broadcast networks had different strategies for coverage. ABC news produced a special report beginning at 8:... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [TVNewser]

CBS's Gustav Plans: Katie Couric to the Gulf, Bob Schieffer at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric will report from the Gulf coast for tomorrow's broadcast while Bob Schieffer remains in St. Paul to cover the RNC. (The photo to the right was taken... [TVNewser]

NBC's Gustav Plans: Brian Williams to the Gulf, Tom Brokaw at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
This time, no one is taking any chances. With the potential of being as severe or even worse than Hurricane Katrina three years ago, Hurricane Gustav is challenging network executives like no story in recent memory. Just like RNC planners, themselves facing a scaled back gathering, news executives, too, have been huddled... [TVNewser]

Look Who Dropped in On GMA at the DNC - Posted August 28, 2008
Their competitive streaks may run wide and deep, but at the political conventions they're only steps from each other. So when his broadcast ended, Early Show anchor Harry Smith dropped in on Good Morning America's ... [TVNewser]

Scenes From The Floor - Posted August 27, 2008
For President Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention tonight, we made our way out to the convention floor and grabbed some video. We stationed ourselves near the CNN BPTOT stage, where ... [TVNewser]

Making the Move — Invesco - Posted August 27, 2008
Sometime around 3amET, the cable and broadcast networks will be making the move to Invesco Field, to set up for Sen. Barack Obama's acceptance speech. The move was described to us as a "disaster," by an insider today, but it has to be done. ABC News political director ... [TVNewser]

Bright and Early, with CBS' Smith - Posted August 27, 2008
CBS anchor Harry Smith is a late-riser — he's been getting to the Pepsi Center for The Early Show broadcast at about 3:30amMT. With that early call time, and getting back to the convention for the prime time speeches, it makes for a long day. But Smith told us a way he... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.25.08 - Posted August 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after... [FishbowlDC]

Harry Smith's Birthday Wish Doesn't Come True - Posted August 22, 2008
CBS' Harry Smith had the big get this morning, as he interviewed Sen. Barack Obama yesterday and discussed the presumptive nominee's Vice Presidential choice (although, not by name). But someone tipped Obama to the fact that it was... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Smith, Spinners, Swampland... - Posted August 21, 2008
> Harry Smith gets an exclusive pre-Convention interview with Sen. Barack Obama. The interview, happening this afternoon in Chester, VA, will air tomorrow on The Early Show. > Radar's Nick Curran takes a look at the spinners and l... [TVNewser]

As Russian Troops Move In, Georgian President Takes His Case To Western Media - Posted August 13, 2008
Fox News and CNN are throwing most of their resources this morning at the shattered cease fire between Russia and Georgia as Russian troops move deeper into Georgia. Meanwhile, Georgian Pres. ... [TVNewser]

CBS Announces Convention Plans - Posted July 28, 2008
CBS News announced its plans for the 2008 Democratic and Republican Conventions today. The usual political broadcast team of Katie Couric leading coverage, with Bob Schieffer and Jeff Greenfield contributing, continues at the conventions. So... [TVNewser]

Sharpton, Jackson, Others Respond to N-Word Revelation - Posted July 17, 2008
The broadcast news divisions and cable news networks have been talking today about TVNewser's report that Rev.... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 30 - Posted July 8, 2008
The Fourth of July holiday week was not kind to the network evening newscasts. All three were down week-to-week, NBC & ABC both down more than 600K Total Viewers. Last week was also the lowest ever Total Viewer and A25-54 delivery for World News with Charles Gibson since the start of... [TVNewser]

Keep Your Eye On The Ball - Posted July 25, 2007
The Early Show Co-Anchor Harry Smith and Weather Anchor Dave Price will throw the first pitch at the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians game tomorrow night. Then, bright and early Friday morning, Smith and Price will anchor The Early Show from Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. ... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.12.07 - Posted January 12, 2007
With a third of the votes, Fox was where most of you tuned in for President Bush's speech. A NBC release announced that "Meet the Press with Tim Russert" was the number one public affairs program for the week ending January 7, 2007, "winning all categories." "Meet" attracted 4.223 million viewers, an... [FishbowlDC]

Condi Loves Harry, Fox | No MSG For Dems In '08 | I'm With Rolling Stone Tanks | Croc Hunter's Final Film | A Convenient Book Editor | Time vs. Newsweek | Page Six's Latest Mastheader - Posted January 11, 2007
Condoleezza Rice: Likes CBS anchor Harry Smith, loves "Fox guys, I love every single one of them." [Reuters] ... [Fishbowl NY]

Condi Loves Harry, Fox | No MSG For Dems In '08 | I'm With Rolling Stone Tanks | Croc Hunter's Final Film | A Convenient Book Editor | Time vs. Newsweek | Page Six's Latest Mastheader - Posted January 11, 2007
Condoleezza Rice: Likes CBS anchor Harry Smith, loves "Fox guys, I love every single one of them." [Reuters] ... [FishbowlNY]

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