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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sky Deutschland Slows Takeover | Vidra Named CEO of TNR - Posted 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sky Deutschland Slows Takeover | Vidra Named CEO of TNR - Posted 4 days, 19 hours ago
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The Ticker: Scots Vote, Tall Shoes, New Film - Posted September 17, 2014
FBN will pre-empt "Imus in the Morning" tomorrow for "Special Report: Scotland's Vote for Independence" anchored by Neil Cavuto. Coverage begins at 5amET with Cavuto and FBN's Ashley Webster live from Edinburgh, Scotland. On ... [TVNewser]

Facebook's Advertising Week 2014 Schedule - Posted September 15, 2014
Facebook will maintain a strong presence at the 11th annual ... [AllFacebook]

9/11 Coverage, 13 Years Later - Posted September 11, 2014
[gallery ids="238613,238614,238615"]The news networks have been providing live coverage of the 13th anniversary of the the 9/11 attacks. The commemoration began at 8:45amET this morning with a moment of silence to mark the moment the attack began. NBC's Matt Lauer and Tom Brokaw, sitting in for ... [TVNewser]

Stand Up To Cancer Partners With Facebook to Amplify Message - Posted September 8, 2014
Stand Up To Cancer (SU2c) aired Friday night on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, and more - with each of these networks donating one hour slots of simultaneous commercial-free television for the show - and Facebook was the primary social partner for the telecast. The entertain... [Lost Remote]

Stand Up 2 Cancer Returns Tonight - Posted September 5, 2014
If you turn on your TV tonight at 8pmET/7pmCT there's a good chance you'll find the "Stand Up 2 Cancer" telethon. Tonight's event will air on ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC as well as E!, Bravo, HBO, Showtime, ESPNNews, Oxygen, American Forces Network, and 20 other networks. This year, there will... [TVNewser]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [FishbowlNY]

Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez Join 'The View' - Posted September 3, 2014
Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace are the new co-hosts of "The View" joining moderator ... [TVNewser]

ICYMI - ABC News Promotions, August 2014 Cable Ratings, USA Today Cuts - Posted September 3, 2014
POLITICO: Dylan Byers reports that Thursday morning, ABC News president ... [FishbowlDC]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [FishbowlNY]

'The News Sorority' Tells the Story of Female TV News Anchors - Posted August 29, 2014
In her new book, Shelia Weller tells the triumphant story of how leading female TV news reporters Katie Couric, ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Signs Off World News | Freed Journalist Arrives in U.S. - Posted August 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Signs Off World News | Freed Journalist Arrives in U.S. - Posted August 28, 2014
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In 'The News Sorority,' Couric is 'Brash,' Sawyer 'Machiavellian,' Amanpour's 'Moral Superiority' - Posted August 27, 2014
The Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove pored through journalist ... [TVNewser]

HuffPost's Jon Ward Set to Join Yahoo News - Posted August 25, 2014
After 3.5 years with The Huffington Post, Jon Ward is headed to Yahoo News as a senior political correspondent, POLITICO's Hadas Gold ... [FishbowlDC]

James Foley's Brother: More Could've Been Done 'Directly on Jim's Behalf' - Posted August 22, 2014
While speaking with Katie Couric on Yahoo!, James Foley's brother expressed his thoughts on the U.S. government's efforts to save Jim. "The United States could've done more o... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Won't Be Guest Hosting 'Today' - Posted August 19, 2014
The New York Post says Katie Couric won't be returning to "Today" after all during ... [TVNewser]

Greta Responds to Criticism of Jill Abramson Interview - Posted July 22, 2014
Greta Van Susteren doesn't mind criticism. But she does mind journalists critiquing her interviews without the benefit of a phone call. "Had Spayd called me, she wouldn't have to read this," Van Susteren tells TVNewser, previewing a ... [TVNewser]

8th Grade Superstars | Exiting ET | Abramson's M.O. - Posted July 18, 2014
GalleyCat: No matter what you were doing at the halfway point of middle school, it can't hold a Zippo lighter to the achievements of the three youngsters who make up Brooklyn heavy metal group Unlocking the Truth. We're talking Coachella, a Sony Music deal and now, a Penguin Books memoir. ... [GalleyCat]

8th Grade Superstars | Exiting ET | Abramson's M.O. - Posted July 18, 2014
GalleyCat: No matter what you were doing at the halfway point of middle school, it can't hold a Zippo lighter to the achievements of the three youngsters who make up Brooklyn heavy metal group Unlocking the Truth. We're talking Coachella, a Sony Music deal and now, a Penguin Books memoir. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

8th Grade Superstars | Exiting ET | Abramson's M.O. - Posted July 18, 2014
GalleyCat: No matter what you were doing at the halfway point of middle school, it can't hold a Zippo lighter to the achievements of the three youngsters who make up Brooklyn heavy metal group Unlocking the Truth. We're talking Coachella, a Sony Music deal and now, a Penguin Books memoir. ... [FishbowlNY]

Bianna Golodryga Leaving 'GMA' for Yahoo!; Paula Faris Promoted to Co-Anchor - Posted July 18, 2014
"Good Morning America" weekend co-anchor Bianna Golodryga (far left) is leaving ABC News and joining Yahoo! News where she will be news and finance anchor. Paula Far... [TVNewser]

Jill Abramson Talks to Katie Couric About What Went Wrong at The New York Times - Posted July 18, 2014
In one of her first post-firing video interviews, deposed New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson spoke with Yahoo!'s Global News Anchor Katie Couric about what went wrong with her career at The Grey Lady. ... [PRNewser]

The Ticker: Crime Pays, Abramson Speaks, DC Unaware - Posted July 16, 2014
On Tuesday MSNBC began airing "Caught on Camera" and "Lockup" at 3am and 4amET replacing previous night's editions of "All In with Chris Hayes" and "The Rachel Maddow Show." CNN recently repla... [TVNewser]

The Jill Abramson Redemption Tour is Officially Underway - Posted July 16, 2014
Jill Abramson, the New York Times executive editor who was abruptly fired months ago -- has o... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Jill Abramson Redemption Tour is Officially Underway - Posted July 16, 2014
Jill Abramson, the New York Times executive editor who was abruptly fired months ago -- has o... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Vargas Detained, Released | Abramson Books Two Interviews - Posted July 16, 2014
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Katie Couric Shares Wedding Details on 'Today' - Posted July 9, 2014
Katie Couric visited her former show this morning to promote an upcoming "Stand Up To Cancer" telecast and share details from her recent ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Stand Up, Run Wild, Mogul Find - Posted July 9, 2014
Stand up to Cancer returns for its fourth fundraising telecast Friday, Sept. 5. ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC have committed to airing the telethon. Begun by Katie Couric in 2008, SU2C has raised more than $261 million for cancer research programs. NBC's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: 'Nightline,' Attkisson, Brooks - Posted July 4, 2014
Q2 2014 produced a first-ever total viewers quarter victory for ABC's "Nightline" in its 12:35amET time period. The news program averaged 1.693 total viewers, beating its NBC and CBS late night competition by 298,000 and 111,000 viewers, respectively. TVSpy reports former CBS News correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Andrea Mitchell Featured at Aspen Ideas - Posted June 30, 2014
The Aspen Ideas Festival continues this week, and this year, msnbc.com is using the occasion to partner with Bing for the first of a series of six interactive chats called "The Great Debate." MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

The 'Subliminal Message' Behind David Muir's Ascent to 'World News' Anchor - Posted June 25, 2014
Come September, three white men will anchor the three network evening newscasts. Is it 2005 -- or 1975 -- all over again? Some think so. "The evening news anchors are the face of the network," says Karen Turner, an associate professor of journalism a... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Leaving 'ABC World News;' David Muir Takes Over as Anchor and Managing Editor - Posted June 25, 2014
Breaking: ABC's Diane Sawyer is stepping down from anchoring "World News" and will focus on primetime specials, big interviews, and enterprise reporting for the network. ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Isikoff, Hammer, Cooper - Posted June 23, 2014
Former NBC News investigative correspondent Michael Isikoff is joining Yahoo! News as chief investigative correspondent. Isikoff joins Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Wins Outstanding Morning Program at Daytime Emmys - Posted June 23, 2014
"Good Morning America" took home top morning show honors at last night's 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills. The ABC morning show won outstanding morning program, beating NBC's "Today," "CBS This Morning," and "CBS Sunday Morning." ABC correspondent Nick Watt... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Al Jazeera Journos Sentenced | Post-Dispatch Defends Decision - Posted June 23, 2014
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Katie Couric Marries John Molner - Posted June 22, 2014
Katie Couric is now Mrs. John Molner, as she proudly tweeted last night. Couric, global news anchor for Yahoo! News, married Molner at her East Hampton home Saturday during a ceremony attended by about 50 family and close friends. Couric and Molner dated for about two years and were engaged in... [AllTwitter]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Abramson Gets New Gig | Twitter COO Resigns - Posted June 13, 2014
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Katie Couric Tapes Final Edition of 'Katie' - Posted June 12, 2014
Katie Couric taped the final edition of her syndicated talk show "Katie" today. The final new shows will air in the coming weeks, followed by repeats through the summer. "Katie" ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: 'I'm Answering My Own What If' After More Than Three Decades in TV - Posted June 2, 2014
Katie Couric launches a new digital interview series, "World 3.0," on Yahoo! tomorrow, and for Couric, being able to spotlight industry innovators is all part of why she joined Yahoo! "World 3.0 gives me a chance to meet the global game changers, the men ... [TVNewser]

Yahoo-ABC News Network Maintains Position as Leading Online News Source - Posted May 29, 2014
For over two years, the Yahoo-ABC News Network has quietly maintained its position as the go-to online news source. Yahoo-ABC News has stayed ahead of its broadcast and cable competition... [Lost Remote]

Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [GalleyCat]

Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sigourney Weaver, Howell Raines and Barbara Walters Enjoying Semi-Retirement - Posted May 21, 2014
There are Wednesdays at Michael's and then there are Wednesday's at Michael's. Today was one of those days. I could hardly keep up with the steady stream of famous faces that sailed past my table and made for some of the best people watching at 55th and Fifth in a long... [FishbowlNY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [FishbowlNY]

Two Dozen Women of TV News, Barbara Walters' Legacy, Join Her on Her Final 'View' - Posted May 15, 2014
For weeks we've been writing about the legacy of Barbara Walters. This afternoon, that legacy came to life in the finale of her final "The View," taped at ABC's West Side studios, and airing tomorrow. TVNewser was there as more than two d... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

Fiona Gorostiza Joining KSAT to Host Local Lifestyle Show - Posted May 8, 2014
Six months after leaving KDFW, Fiona Gorostiza is joining San Antonio ABC affiliate ... [TVSpy]

Turness: 'Homegrown Talent with Perhaps a Few Surprises' to Fill In For Savannah Guthrie - Posted May 8, 2014
NBC News president Deborah Turness talks to The New York Times' Bill ... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus Named Executive Producer of 'CBS Evening News' - Posted May 6, 2014
Former NBC News president Steve Capus is joining CBS News as the executive producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and executive editor of the news division... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Back to NBC? | Logan's CBS Return Unsure | #AmazonCart Launches - Posted May 6, 2014
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Katie Couric Heading Back to the 'Today' Show? - Posted May 5, 2014
The New York Post reports Katie Couric is having informal conversations about filling in... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY Newsstand: Your Morning at a Glance - Posted May 5, 2014
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FishbowlNY Newsstand: Your Morning at a Glance - Posted May 5, 2014
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Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="223900,223896,223897,223903,223898,223901,223902,223899"] For the White House Correspondents' Association, it's a night to celebrate the free press. For Joel McHale, it's a night where "a guy like me can stand before the president, the press and Patrick Duffy, and tell jokes without severe repercussion... [TVNewser]

TVNewser's 2014 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 2, 2014
As is TVNewser tradition, here now is our seventh annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at the nation's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): CNN's Brooke Baldwin: ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Honored at TIME 100 Gala - Posted April 30, 2014
[caption id="attachment_223344" align="alignleft" width="280"] Barbara Walters and Charlie Rose at the TIME 100 Gala. (Getty Images)[/caption] TVNewsers turned up last night to celebrate TIME's 100 most-influential people. This year, CBS's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Plus and Minus | Singular View | Better Choice - Posted April 29, 2014
TVNewser: Katie Couric is going to host two new shows for Yahoo that no one will watch -- ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Plus and Minus | Singular View | Better Choice - Posted April 29, 2014
TVNewser: Katie Couric is going to host two new shows for Yahoo that no one will watch -- ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Debut Two New Series for Yahoo! News - Posted April 28, 2014
With her syndicated daytime talk show set to wrap in June, Katie Couric will have an even larger presence as Yahoo! News global anchor, Couric announced tonigh... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric to Debut Two New Series for Yahoo! News - Posted April 28, 2014
With her syndicated daytime talk show set to wrap in June, Katie Couric will have an even larger presence as Yahoo! News global anchor, Couric announced tonigh... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Debut Two New Series for Yahoo! News - Posted April 28, 2014
With her syndicated daytime talk show set to wrap in June, Katie Couric will have an even larger presence as Yahoo! News global anchor, Couric announced toni... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Advice for Young Journalists - Posted April 22, 2014
As she winds down production of her syndicated show and ramps up interviews for her role as global news anchor at Yahoo News, Katie Couric spent a few minutes with MediabistroTV earlier this month to talk about her First Big Break in the business. It was a break that would put... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric's Advice for Young Journalists - Posted April 22, 2014
As she winds down production of her syndicated show and ramps up interviews for her role as global news anchor at Yahoo News, Katie Couric spent a few minutes with MediabistroTV earlier this month to talk about her First Big Break in the business. It was a break that would put... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric: My First Big Break - Posted April 22, 2014
Katie Couric's transition from daytime talk show host to global news anchor for Yahoo News, is just another turning point for the journalist best known for her years as co-anchor of NBC's "Today" show. Couric says timing and luck have been on her side. As Couric tells us in our latest... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's First Big Break Came While She Was a Reporter at WRC - Posted April 22, 2014
Katie Couric's life in TV news included stops at WRC in Washington and as a Pentagon correspondent for NBC News. Her current transition from daytime talk show host to global news anchor for Yahoo News, is just another turning point for the journalist best known as co-anchor of the "Today" show.... [FishbowlDC]

What Katie Couric Tells Journalists Who Want to Break in to TV News - Posted April 22, 2014
Katie Couric's life in TV news has included stops at WRC in Washington and WTVJ in Miami. Her current transition from syndicated daytime talk show host to global news anchor for Yahoo News, is just another turning point for the journalist best known for her years as co-anchor of the "Today"... [TVSpy]

Aereo CEO to Katie Couric: Broadcasters Are Fairly Compensated - Posted April 17, 2014
With just days to go before the Supreme Court takes up the Aereo case, CEO Chet Kanojia sat down with Yahoo! global anchor Katie Couric for a wide-ranging interview about the streaming TV service. Couric asked Kanojia to respond to comments from News Corp. COO C... [TVNewser]

Aereo CEO: 'The Technology We've Built is Tremendously Valuable to a lot of People' - Posted April 17, 2014
With five days to go until the Supreme Court takes up the Aereo case, CEO Chet Kanojia sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric. "It would be a tragic outcome for a company that had the courage to step up," Kanojia said about the potential of a Supreme Court... [TVSpy]

If Aereo Wins, Here's a Plan B for Broadcasters - Posted April 15, 2014
If Aereo loses its Supreme Court case, to be argued a week from today, it does not have a plan B. Broadcasters, on the other hand, do. The Wall Street Journal ... [TVNewser]

Yahoo Looking to Break Into Original Video - Posted April 7, 2014
The web-only original programming field might have a third heavyweight joining the ranks. Yahoo is planning on acquiring original content similar to Netflix, and more recently, Amazon, The Wall Street Journal r... [Lost Remote]

The Morning Ticker: Beck, Couric, Andrade - Posted April 1, 2014
One of the Boston Marathon bombing victims has filed a defamation lawsuit against Glenn Beck and his company TheBlaze. Saudi Arabian student Abdulrahman Alharbi, who was injured by the bombing, is suing Beck for calling him a suspect after he was cleared by authorities. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Splash - Posted March 14, 2014
What's Happening -- Katie Couric interviews Michael Bloomberg -- Julien Pecquet hosts live Twitter chat, 9 a.m. @CongressPulse -- Rock and Roll Marathon, 7:30 a.m. (Saturday)... [FishbowlDC]

Dr. Ruth Has a Question for Michael Bloomberg - Posted March 13, 2014
Katie Couric, via a new Tumblr blog, has been keeping readers posted about tomorrow's big Yahoo debut. The global anchor solicited questions from readers for her conversation with Michael Bloomberg and today shared this... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dr. Ruth Has a Question for Michael Bloomberg - Posted March 13, 2014
Katie Couric, via a new Tumblr blog, has been keeping readers posted about tomorrow's big Yahoo debut. The global anchor solicited questions from readers for her conversation with Michael Bloomberg and today shared this... [FishbowlNY]

Justin Bieber Compares Deposition to Being Interviewed by Katie Couric, '60 Minutes' - Posted March 11, 2014
It has not been a good few days for Justin Bieber, who was deposed Thursday by an attorney representing the photographer who accused Bieber of ordering a bodyguard to attack him last summer. In the video of the deposition, which was obtained by TMZ, Bieber appears alternately combative and smug, sarcastically... [TVNewser]

Engagement a Key to Katie Couric's Yahoo News Role - Posted March 10, 2014
A key component of Katie Couric's role at Yahoo News takes shape today. Couric, who will interview Michael Bloomberg this week -- his first sit-down since his appointme... [TVNewser]

Your Pick for Piers Morgan's Replacement is... - Posted February 26, 2014
After Larry King fueled speculation about a possible return to CNN following the news of Piers Morgan's show cancellation, ... [TVNewser]

Most-Watched Week in 9 Years for the Network Evening Newscasts - Posted February 11, 2014
Nearly 29 million people tuned in to the evening newscasts last week, making it the most-watched week in more than 9 years, since Jan. 17, 2005, when a combined 29.937 million tuned in during a week which included Pres. George W. Bush's second inauguration. The most-recent high water mark was 28.460 million... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Has Advice for Joy Reid - Posted February 8, 2014
Katie Couric has some advice for incoming MSNBC host Joy Reid. In a short backstage video, Couric told Reid the essentials. "Be like a Boy Scout, be prepared," Couric said. Reid recently told TVNewser she is ready for her opportunity, and is eager to ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, Navarro, Carney - Posted February 3, 2014
Katie Couric sat in Jets owner Woody Johnson's box at MetLife Stadium for the Super Bowl last night. Other guests in the box? Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Weinstein, Mitt Romney and Dick Cheney. "Football makes strange bedfellows!" Couric ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Anna Quindlen, Tim Federle, & Ari Shavit Get Booked - Posted January 27, 2014
Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. Writ... [AllTwitter]

The AM Ticker: Osgood, Dispatches, Couric - Posted January 22, 2014
"CBS Sunday Morning" host Charles Osgood is launching a new publishing venture, Big Top Press. The first project, published in April, is a survival guide called "FOLLOW THAT CAR!: A Cabbie's Guide to Conquering Fears, Achieving Dreams, and Finding a Public Restroom," by Jimmy Failla, a former NYC cab driver who... [TVNewser]

Garance Franke-Ruta Joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor - Posted January 21, 2014
Garance Franke-Ruta joins Yahoo News as Washington Editor the company announced today. In her new role, Franke-Ruta will work with Yahoo News' team of reporters to further de... [FishbowlDC]

In From the Cold: Evening Newscasts See Biggest Viewership in Years - Posted January 14, 2014
An extremely cold week in most of the U.S. kept viewers indoors, with their TVs turned on -- especially around evening news time. A combined 28.17 million viewers watched one of the three evening newscasts last week, the most in since the week of January 31, 2011 when ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Couric, Women, Assets - Posted January 14, 2014
Yahoo! Global News Anchor Katie Couric made her debut Monday, interviewing former Defense Secretary Rober... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Cancer Column Backlash | Weather Channel Yanked | Couric Debuts on Yahoo! - Posted January 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Cancer Column Backlash | Weather Channel Yanked | Couric Debuts on Yahoo! - Posted January 14, 2014
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Bloggers Unimpressed by Yahoo's New Tech Site for 'Normals,' AKA Idiots - Posted January 8, 2014
haha @pogue is openly pitching a tech site for idiots pic.twitter.com/0TLrXimdLA -- John Herrman (@jwherrman) January 7, 2014 Oh look, it's former NYT techie and current Yahoo ... [PRNewser]

WSB Replacing 'Katie' With 'Dr. Oz' - Posted December 27, 2013
Atlanta ABC affiliate WSB will replace "Katie" with "The Dr. Oz Show" next fall, Access Atlanta reports. "Katie" will come to an en... [TVSpy]

Connie Chung Recalls Workplace Sexism During 'Anchorman' Era - Posted December 26, 2013
On a recent episode of "Katie" about "Anchorman 2," Katie Couric talked with Sam Donaldson and ... [TVNewser]

The 10 Biggest TV News Stories of 2013 - Posted December 23, 2013
How to describe a year in which TV news had more turnovers than Pepperidge Farm? Business as usual. The dramatic departures and arrivals of A-List talent weren't the only big story of 2013, of course. Two new networks launched. Fox News made some major changes in its prime-time line... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper Doubting Second-Place Finish to Ron Burgundy - Posted December 20, 2013
Anderson Cooper expressed doubt about the numbers that put him second to Ron Burgundy on Marketwired's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Katie Canceled | Roberts Inks ABC Deal | Backlash Against A&E - Posted December 20, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Katie Canceled | Roberts Inks ABC Deal | Backlash Against A&E - Posted December 20, 2013
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Katie Couric Talk Show Ending - Posted December 19, 2013
Katie Couric's syndicated daytime talk show "Katie" will end after two seasons, Couric and ABC announced today. "While production will continue on 'Katie' through June 2014, we've mutually agreed that there will not be ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric Talk Show Ending - Posted December 19, 2013
Katie Couric's syndicated daytime talk show "Katie" will end after two seasons, Couric and ABC announced today. "While production will continue on 'Katie' through June 2014, we've mutually agreed that there will not be ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Talk Show Ending - Posted December 19, 2013
Katie Couric's syndicated daytime talk show "Katie" will end after two seasons, Couric and ABC announced today. "While production will continue on 'Katie' through June 2014, we've mutually agreed that there will not be ... [TVNewser]

Instagram Looks Back At The Top #TBTs Of 2013 - Posted December 19, 2013
Instagram is already nostalgic about 2013. Facebook's photo- and video-sharing network ... [AllFacebook]

'Media Person of The Year' Finalists Unveiled - Posted December 2, 2013
It's almost the end of the year, and you know what that means: Lots of "best of/worst of" lists and many, many awards. One honor that typically grabs the attention of the media centric is I Want Media's annual Media Person of T... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Media Person of The Year' Finalists Unveiled - Posted December 2, 2013
It's almost the end of the year, and you know what that means: Lots of "best of/worst of" lists and many, many awards. One honor that typically grabs the attention of the media centric is I Want Media's annual Media Person of T... [FishbowlNY]

In Case You Missed It: Global Reporters Unite! - Posted November 25, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: The Rise of the Global Correspondents: Katie Couric is given the Global Beat at Yahoo. ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Named Yahoo! News Global Anchor - Posted November 25, 2013
Katie Couric has been named Global News Anchor for Yahoo! News. "It's very exciting to be a part of a leading company at the intersection of content and technology," Couric says. "I have great admiration for ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Joining Yahoo! | iVillage Shuts Down | Inquirer Editor Back - Posted November 25, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Couric Joining Yahoo! | iVillage Shuts Down | Inquirer Editor Back - Posted November 25, 2013
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Katie Couric Looking at ABC Exit, Yahoo! Next - Posted November 22, 2013
THR's Marisa Guthrie reports Katie Couric "is close to finalizing a wide-ranging deal with Internet giant Yahoo!" an... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Reportedly Cancels NBC Interview Over Martin Bashir Remarks - Posted November 20, 2013
Sarah Palin has canceled an interview with Matt Lauer "as a protest against NBC for not taking action against [Martin] Bashir," Fox News' ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Krauthammer, CNN Scenes, 'Katie' - Posted November 18, 2013
Politico profiles Fox News' Charles Krauthammer: "While he intellectually operates at a very high level, he speaks simply and clearly and compellingly," Brit Hume... [TVNewser]

Colbert Mocks 'Today' Prostate Exams: 'I Will Not Be Out-Sweep-Swept by the Today Show' - Posted November 17, 2013
Stephen Colbert took on the "Today" show this week, mocking Matt Lauer and Al Roker's on-air prostate exams as a sweeps stunt. Declaring he would not "be out-sweep-swept by the 'Today' show," Colbert brought out John Lithgow, the Blac... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer And Al Roker Get Prostate Exams Live On 'Today' - Posted November 7, 2013
Matt Lauer and Al Roker both went to the doctor this morning -- during the "Today" show -- getting live prostate exams as part of NBC's men's health ... [TVNewser]

TODAY Updates Viewers on Oxford English Dictionary Campaign - Posted October 18, 2013
At offices in New York and England, the Oxford English Dictionary - OED for all you texting kids out there - is in the midst of the first comprehensive review of its alphabetical contents in a very long time. The OED has also in recent years, as we all know, thrown its... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TODAY Updates Viewers on Oxford English Dictionary Campaign - Posted October 18, 2013
At offices in New York and England, the Oxford English Dictionary - OED for all you texting kids out there - is in the midst of the first comprehensive review of its alphabetical contents in a very long time. The OED has also in recent years, as we all know, thrown its... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric's Future At Disney/ABC: 'It can go either way' - Posted October 16, 2013
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio takes a measured look at the future of Katie Couric's syndicated talk show, and her future with Disney/ABC.... [TVNewser]

'The Cycle' 'Geography Refresher' Gets The Geography Wrong - Posted September 23, 2013
Another month, another geography-related error. This time, the culprit was Tour of MSNBC's "The Cycle. Unlike his colleagues at "Martin Bashir" last mont... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric is Getting Married - Posted September 3, 2013
Katie Couric got engaged over the Labor Day weekend. The talk show host and ABC News special correspondent will marry John Molner. They've been dating for about tw... [TVNewser]

Morgan Freeman, as HLN Anchor, Explains Twerking - Posted August 28, 2013
For a while, he was the voice of the "CBS Evening News," now Morgan Freeman is trying his hand in front of the camera, as a news anchor. The actor was on HLN's "Morning Express" this morning and Robin Meade... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, 'NewsHour,' TWC - Posted August 23, 2013
AllThingsD reports that Katie Couric is in talks to host a new talk show... for Yahoo! The talk show would be separate from "Katie's Take," the current web show produced by the ABC News/Yahoo! partnership. ... [TVNewser]

After 18 Years in London, NYT Correspondent Comes Home - Posted August 19, 2013
In her delightful essay "Ta-Ta, London. Hello, Awesome," Sarah Lyall explains what it's like to be back in New York ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

After 18 Years in London, NYT Correspondent Comes Home - Posted August 19, 2013
In her delightful essay "Ta-Ta, London. Hello, Awesome," Sarah Lyall explains what it's like to be back in New York ... [FishbowlNY]

It's Official: Meredith Vieira Daytime Talk Show Moving Forward - Posted July 9, 2013
NBCUniversal will launch a new syndicated daytime talk show hosted by former "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira in the Fall of 2014. "The Meredith Vieira Show" will originate from New York City, and will tape on a set designed to look like Viei... [TVNewser]

Whither The Primetime Newsmagazine? - Posted June 21, 2013
With NBC's "Rock Center" ending tonight, the NY Times' Brian Stelter asks whether it is even poss... [TVNewser]

What's Next For 'Katie'? - Posted June 20, 2013
Broadcasting & Cable's Michael Malone talks to local stations about "Katie" as the first season wraps. Although some stations are pleased with the show's performance, local... [TVSpy]

Local Stations Hold Their Breath As 'Katie' Changes Things Up For Season Two - Posted June 20, 2013
The local TV stations that carry Katie Couric's Disney-ABC talk show "Katie" are hopeful that season two of the program will deliver stronger ratings. B&C's Michael Malone... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin To Make Return To Fox News Monday, Co-Hosting 'Fox & Friends' - Posted June 15, 2013
Former Alaska Governor and Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin surprised the media world with the announcement that she would be returning to Fox News as a political contributor. The company said she would make her return to the channel Monday. Well, according to "On the Record" host ... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Shakes Up Leadership Team, as Co-EPs and Director Exit - Posted June 11, 2013
After just a few weeks running Katie Couric's syndicated talk show "Katie," Rachel Mi... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NY Post Fires 13 | NSA Leaker Revealed | Couric to CNN? - Posted June 10, 2013
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NY Post Fires 13 | NSA Leaker Revealed | Couric to CNN? - Posted June 10, 2013
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The P.M. Ticker: BBC, Success, Sandy - Posted June 6, 2013
BBC News correspondent Ian Pannell and cameraman Darren Conway were awarded the David Bloom Award at last night's Radio/Television Correspondents' Association Dinner. Pannell and Conway were recognized for their reporting from Syria. ... [TVNewser]

Anne Sweeney, Dick Clark Honored at Mirror Awards - Posted June 5, 2013
Disney/ABC Television Group president Anne Sweeney was honored with the Fred Dressler Leadership Award at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Communications' annual Mirror Awards today. "ABC World News" wee... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: 'Killing Kennedy,' Newswomen, Velshi - Posted May 28, 2013
The TV adaptation of Bill O'Reilly's book "Killing Kennedy" has signed up Rob Lowe to play President Kennedy and Ginnifer Goodwin to play Mrs. Kennedy. Lee Harvey Oswald has not yet been cast. Vanity Fair didn't ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Miskowiec Named EP of 'Katie' - Posted May 26, 2013
Daytime talk show "Katie" continus to have changes in its senior production ranks, with former EPs Jeff Zucker and Michael Bass now at CNN. Disney/AB... [FishbowlLA]

Rachel Miskowiec Named EP of 'Katie' - Posted May 26, 2013
Daytime talk show "Katie" continus to have changes in its senior production ranks, with former EPs Jeff Zucker and Michael Bass now at CNN. Disney/AB... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer Honored with 2013 Walter Cronkite Award - Posted May 23, 2013
Bob Schieffer, a 44-year CBS News veteran and current moderator of "Face the Nation," will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. "Walter Cronkite is wh... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Favorite App is 'Words With Friends' - Posted May 10, 2013
Katie Couric's favorite app is Words With Friends, the social word game from Zynga that lets users connect with friends online. The veteran television journalist told ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Boring Guy Tom Hanks Tops '100 Most Trusted People in America' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Reader's Digest just published a piece titled the "100 Most Trusted People in America" and Tom Hanks took the top spot. This is not sur... [FishbowlLA]

Robin Roberts Tops TV News Personalities on 'Most Trusted' List - Posted May 7, 2013
Several television news journalists have landed on Reader's Digest list of "The 100 Most Trusted People in America." At #12, "Good Morning America" anchor ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America,' 'Today,' 'CBS Sunday Morning' Secure Daytime Emmy Nominations - Posted May 1, 2013
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the nominees for the 40th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, and TV news shows and personalities are well-represented. The awards will air on HLN June 16. In the "Outstanding Morning Program" category, NBC's "Today," ABC's "Good Morning America" and "CBS Sunday... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Show Publicist Liz Wasden Joins Facebook - Posted April 22, 2013
Facebook dipped into the daytime TV ranks, as Liz Wasden, show publicist for "Katie," ... [AllFacebook]

Boston Bombings: Evening Notes - Posted April 15, 2013
That 78-year-old marathoner seen over and over today in news coverage crumbling to the ground when the first bomb went off, finished the race. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Boston Bombings: Evening Notes - Posted April 15, 2013
That 78-year-old marathoner seen over and over today in news coverage crumbling to the ground when the first bomb went off, finished the race. ... [FishbowlNY]

Boston Bombings: Evening Notes - Posted April 15, 2013
That 78-year-old marathoner seen over and over today in news coverage crumbling to the ground when the first bomb went off, finished the race. ... [TVNewser]

Michael Bass Joins CNN - Posted April 15, 2013
On his morning editorial call, CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker announced that Michael Bass is joining the network later this week. Bass joins from the syndicated "Kati... [TVNewser]

Walters, O'Reilly, Couric and More Hit THR's Media Power Party - Posted April 11, 2013
As we told you yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter is out with its annual "35 Most Powerful People in Media" list. The honorees were feted at a "power-soaked New... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Pokes Fun At Bad Press At UJA Dinner - Posted April 11, 2013
NBC "Today" co-anchor Matt Lauer poked some fun at the recent headlines at a UJA Federation of New York event Tuesday night. The event was honoring Bloomberg Media CEO ... [TVNewser]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Daytime Honorees, CBS Writers, McCain-Palin Part II? - Posted April 3, 2013
ABC's Robin Roberts, FNC's Bill Hemmer CNN's VP of programming Janelle Rodriguez have been named to Variety's Daytime TV Impact Honorees List. The Writers Guild of America has negotiated a new three... [TVNewser]

Mark Zinni, Matt Lauer and the Tweet Heard 'Round the World - Posted March 29, 2013
As our sister site TVNewser has been reporting, there has been a media pile-on about the future of NBC's "Today" -- and specifically co... [TVSpy]

How Matt Lauer Almost Joined ABC News: NY Mag Story Hits NBC News 'Like a Ton of Bricks' - Posted March 25, 2013
New York magazine'e Joe Hagan files an impressively reported story on the trials and tribulations of NBC's "Today" for this week's cover. The PDF of the story was forwarded throughout the NBC News offices, studios an... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gasparino, Hollywood, Couric - Posted March 13, 2013
FBN's Charlie Gasparino talks to InvestorPlace about his new deal with the channel. Spoiler alert: "I love sticking it to CNBC whenever I can." Bloomberg TV is airing a speci... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric And Larry King Talk 'The Date Heard 'Round The World' - Posted March 11, 2013
On tomorrow's edition of "Katie," Katie Couric talks to her longtime friend Wendy Walker, who was also ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Speaks: How Katie Couric Almost Returned To 'Today' - Posted March 11, 2013
More than half a year after Ann Curry left the "Today" show, Matt Lauer ... [TVNewser]

UJA to Honor Bloomberg Media Group CEO Andy Lack - Posted March 5, 2013
UJA-Federation of New York will honor Bloomberg Media Group CEO ... [TVNewser]

Denver Reporter Gets Colonoscopy On-Air to Raise Awareness About Colon Cancer - Posted March 4, 2013
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'GMA' Weekend Senior Producer Heads to Queen Latifah Show - Posted March 1, 2013
Catherine McKenzie, "Good Morning America" weekend senior producer, is leaving the network and joining Queen Latifah's upcoming talk show as supervising producer. McKenzie, who oversees the weekend edition of "GMA" and produces for the wee... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Zirinsky, Couric, Lyne - Posted February 28, 2013
New York Festival International Television & Film Awards will honor CBS News Senior Executive Producer Susan Zirinsky with the 2013 TV & Film Lifetime Achievement Award. Zirinsky, thought to be the inspiration for Holly Hunter's character in the 1987 film "Broadcast News," began her career as a part-time production clerk in... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski, Miss USA and a Mysterious Stephen Baldwin Sighting - Posted February 27, 2013
Maybe it was today's dreadful weather (Will this winter from hell ever end?) or perhaps some boldface names can't bring themselves to leave the sunny West Coast after the Oscars, but the scene at Michael's today was pretty much a celebrity-free zone unless you count the random sighting of Stephen Baldwin.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mika Brzezinski, Miss USA and a Mysterious Stephen Baldwin Sighting - Posted February 27, 2013
Maybe it was today's dreadful weather (Will this winter from hell ever end?) or perhaps some boldface names can't bring themselves to leave the sunny West Coast after the Oscars, but the scene at Michael's today was pretty much a celebrity-free zone unless you count the random sighting of Stephen Baldwin.... [FishbowlNY]

TV News Gets Ready For Oscar - Posted February 21, 2013
On Sunday ABC will air the 85th Academy Awards live from Hollywood, and a number of outlets are hoping to get a piece of the action. In addition to last night's Katie Couric Oscar special, "Good Morning America" will be live from Hollywoo... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Blizzard, Oscar, Jones - Posted February 7, 2013
A blizzard expected to hit the Northeast tomorrow and continue into Saturday is keeping the "Today" show in New York City. Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie had planned to anchor from Chicago Friday. ABC's Katie Co... [TVNewser]

New TV Series: How Do I Get a Job At...? - Posted February 6, 2013
Mediabistro TV has launched a brand new series called "Score That Job," which becomes the fifth original series to go into production. Starring Mediabistro's career expert, Vicki Salemi, the series tackles the question, "How do I get a... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: 'Katie', King, Esposito - Posted February 4, 2013
Katie Couric's daytime talk show is adding to its executive ranks after losing EP Jeff Zucker to CNN, according to THR's Marisa Guthrie. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Recalls Her Date With Larry King - Posted February 1, 2013
Daytime talk show host and former NBC and CBS news anchor Katie Couric was on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" last night. During the interview she recalled a remarkable story about going on a date with former CNN anchor Larry King. "I cannot believe... I refu... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Picked up for Second Season - Posted January 30, 2013
Disney-ABC has renewed "Katie" for a second season. "Hosting, producing and launching a show from scratch has been challenging but very rewarding," said Katie Couric who also contributes to ABC News. "I'm looking forward to working with our terri... [TVNewser]

The CNN Ticker: Specials, Zucker, Davos - Posted January 27, 2013
CNN has a pair of specials tonight. From 6:30-7:30 A.J. Hammer and Nischelle Turner will host a red carpet pre-show for the Screen Actor's Guild Awards, which will air on sister network TNT at 8 PM. At 10 PM Don Lemon will host a one-hour special focusing on Manti Te'o's interview... [TVNewser]

Here's the Katie Couric We Haven't Seen in a While - Posted January 24, 2013
Katie Couric built her reputation at the "Today" show as an interviewer who could be both tough and tender. Couric could just as easily pepper Pres. George H.W. Bush with hard-hitting questions during a White House Christmas tour or, two d... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Talks Te'o Interview on WABC - Posted January 24, 2013
After Katie Couric's much-anticipated interview with Manti Te'o aired in New York this afternoon, the "Katie" host dropped by ABC O&O ... [TVSpy]

More Manti | Choose Wisely | Pound Away - Posted January 23, 2013
TVNewser: If you haven't already spontaneously combusted from the insane amount of stories on Manti Te'o, Katie Couric has ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Manti | Choose Wisely | Pound Away - Posted January 23, 2013
TVNewser: If you haven't already spontaneously combusted from the insane amount of stories on Manti Te'o, Katie Couric has ... [FishbowlNY]

Manti Te'o & Samoan Hoaxes - Posted January 23, 2013
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Katie Couric Scores Manti Te'o Interview (They Share a Publicist, BTW) - Posted January 23, 2013
So Manti Te'o, who most Americans believe to be a big old liar, visited Katie Couric's office for his first official post-... [PRNewser]

ABC Rolls Out Manti Te'o Interview as Family Cites 'Comfort Level' with Katie Couric - Posted January 23, 2013
Katie Couric's interview with Notre Dame football star Man... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Gets First On-Camera Interview with Manti Te'o - Posted January 20, 2013
Manti Te'o has granted his first on-camera interview following revelations of a hoax involving a fake girlf... [TVNewser]

NBC, Meredith Vieira In Talks For Daytime Show - Posted January 17, 2013
As I suspected last week week, NBC is talking to former "Today" co-anchor and "The View" host Meredith Vieira... [TVNewser]

'Game Change' Snags Three Golden Globes, Including Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin - Posted January 14, 2013
The HBO movie "Game Change" took home three Golden Globe awards last night, including a "best actress" award for Julianne Moore, who portrayed former VP candidate Sarah Palin in the film. Based on t... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley on Pre-Super Bowl Presidential Interview: 'I would be surprised if they didn't take advantage of this remarkable opportunity' - Posted January 8, 2013
CBS is going big for this year's Super Bowl in New Orleans February 3. As we have previously reported, every unit of the company will be represente... [TVNewser]

Al Roker Drops by 'Katie' For Surprise Birthday Celebration - Posted January 7, 2013
Today is Katie Couric's birthday, and she showed up to work with no idea what was in store for her on "Katie." Couric didn't know who her would be on the show -- the lineup included ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: 'CTM' In DC, Katie, Piers - Posted December 11, 2012
"CBS This Morning" will broadcast live from Capitol Hill, inside the Ways and Means Committee hearing room tomorrow. The room will be the one where fiscal cliff legislation is born or dies. Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O'Donnell... [TVNewser]

Jane Fonda: 'I like Playing a Mogul' - Posted December 11, 2012
ABC's Katie Couric welcomes Jane Fonda on her program this afternoon to open up about men, sex, knee replacement surgery, being married to ... [FishbowlDC]

Jane Fonda: 'I like Playing a Mogul' - Posted December 11, 2012
ABC's Katie Couric welcomes Jane Fonda on her program this afternoon to open up about men, sex, knee replacement surgery, being married to ... [PRNewser]

Jane Fonda: 'Newsroom' Character 'Rupert Murdoch that's been marinated in a little Ted Turner' - Posted December 10, 2012
Actress Jane Fonda is a guest on tomorrow's edition of "Katie," and among other things she talks to Katie Couric about her character on the HBO series "The Newsroom." Fonda plays Leona Lansing, the CEO of Atlantis World Media, the parent company of Atlantis Cable News. Fonda, of course, was once... [TVNewser]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted December 7, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do --... [FishbowlDC]

Disney-ABC Television President Anne Sweeney Tops THR's Women in Entertainment Power 100 List - Posted December 5, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is out with its annual Women in Entertainment P... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on Jeff Zucker's Move to CNN - Posted November 29, 2012
Their relationship -- both personal and professional -- goes back more than 20 years. Katie Couric and Jeff Zucker both joined NBC's "Today" show in 1989... [TVNewser]

Social Media Newsfeed: Black Friday Tech | Pinterest Calendar - Posted November 21, 2012
 Click here to receive the Morning Social Media Newsfeed via email. ... [SocialTimes.com]

Separated at Birth: ABC Daytime's Katie Couric - Posted November 13, 2012
"Love this pic of me & my assistant Meredith!" chirped ABC daytime talk show host Katie Couric Monday night. "She did the Harrisburg marathon yesterday!!" But more importantly, we think Meredith looks strikingly similar to Couric. A little sister perhaps? ... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: $23M Telethon, Day of Giving, Katie's Tour - Posted November 5, 2012
NBC News announced nearly $23 million dollars was raised during the one-hour telethon and concert for Sandy victims Friday night. Nine NBCU networks broadcast the special. "Today" reported the telethon raised "record donations." "Good Morning America" kicked off ABC's "Day of Giving" for Sandy victims. Everyone from Barbara Walte... [TVNewser]

ABC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
ABC News has announced its plans for election night coverage. As we've already reported, ABC's coverage will originate from Times Square Studios, home of "Good Morning America." Led by ... [TVNewser]

Hurricane News Dump: Anderson Cooper's Talk Show Not Getting Renewed For Third Season - Posted October 29, 2012
CNN anchor Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show "Anderson Live" will not be returning for a third season next year. Time Warner's syndication production studio TelePictures ... [TVNewser]

Melania Trump, Star Jones and the Man Behind Katie Couric's Cushy Set - Posted October 24, 2012
Compared to the past few Fellini-esque Wednesday's at Michael's, today's crowd was pretty low key. That said, the usual suspects were at their regular perches and the people watching quotient was satisfied by regular Star Jones (dressed to kill) and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Melania Trump, Star Jones and the Man Behind Katie Couric's Cushy Set - Posted October 24, 2012
Compared to the past few Fellini-esque Wednesday's at Michael's, today's crowd was pretty low key. That said, the usual suspects were at their regular perches and the people watching quotient was satisfied by regular Star Jones (dressed to kill) and ... [FishbowlNY]

Rachel Maddow's Long Day - Posted October 24, 2012
Talk about a long day. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow not only hosted her own primetime program yesterday, but she also made an afternoon talk show appearance, and a late night comedy stop as well. Three very different types of programs, requiring very different ways of talking about the world. On the syndicated talk... [TVNewser]

Obama on Matthews: 'Four years ago, I gave him a thrill up his leg. This time around, I gave him a stroke' - Posted October 19, 2012
[caption id="attachment_151087" align="alignright" width="343"] FNC's Roger Ailes sits behind Pres. Obama, Gov. Romney and Cardinal Dolan at annual Al Smith dinner.[/caption] Pres. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Debate Edition "Someone wrote me an email and said they thought the Secret Service was going to intervene." -- Politico's Mike Allen early this morning on MSNBC's "Morni... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Matthews, Bill O'Reilly on 'Katie' - Posted October 16, 2012
FNC's Bill O'Reilly will make his first appearance on Katie Couric's show tomorrow. O'Reilly and Couric will recap tonight's debate, talk about the st... [TVNewser]

Righty Journos Chuckle at MSM's Expense - Posted September 28, 2012
The one jab that never fails to elicit laughs from conservatives is the one about MSNBC and how "nobody" watches it. There was a lot of that at last night's Media Research Center gala. MRC, a conservative media watchdog org, celebrated its 25th anniversary and presented its tongue-in-cheek Dishonors awards at the... [FishbowlDC]

Righty Journos Chuckle at MSM's Expense - Posted September 28, 2012
The one jab that never fails to elicit laughs from conservatives is the one about MSNBC and how "nobody" watches it. There was a lot of that at last night's Media Research Center gala. MRC, a conservative media watchdog org, celebrated its 25th anniversary and presented its tongue-in-cheek Dishonors awards at the... [PRNewser]

ABC's Chris Cuomo to Interview Penn State Victim #1 - Posted September 27, 2012
ABC News' Chris Cuomo has landed an interview with Victim #1, one of the men in the center of the Penn State sex abuse scandal. The sit-down, which will air in late October, is timed to correspond with the release of Victim #1's tell-all book about ... [TVNewser]

Breastfeeding Prof to Appear on Katie - Posted September 25, 2012
American University's breastfeeding professor and single mother Adrienne Pine will appear on Katie Couric's daytime talk show on Wednesday. Pine will discuss the controversy created recently when she fed her sick toddler w... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Reveals Bulimia Past - Posted September 25, 2012
On her eponymous daytime talk show, Katie Couric revealed that she suffered from bulimia when she was younger. The revelation was made during an interview with singer Demi Lovato, who also suffered from the disorder... [TVNewser]

Shales: ABC Taking Advantage Of Robin Roberts' Illness - Posted September 21, 2012
Former Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales, now writing for film critic Roger Ebert's blog, takes aim at the morning news shows, with most of his ire directed at ABC's "Good Morning America." ... [TVNewser]

Calvin Klein, Piers Morgan and The Newsroom's Emily Mortimer - Posted September 19, 2012
It was a dizzying scene at Michael's today. Fashion A-listers (Calvin Klein, Grace Coddington), talking heads (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Calvin Klein, Piers Morgan and The Newsroom's Emily Mortimer - Posted September 19, 2012
It was a dizzying scene at Michael's today. Fashion A-listers (Calvin Klein, Grace Coddington), talking heads (... [FishbowlNY]

A Strong First Week For 'Katie' - Posted September 17, 2012
As expected, Katie Couric's new daytime talk show "Katie" was the strongest freshman talker last week, premiere week for most syndicated talk shows. "Katie" averaged a 2.3 rating/7 share, putting it about on par with its "General Hospita... [TVNewser]

CBS CEO: Scott Pelley's Ratings An Improvement Over Predecessor 'Whose name I will not mention' - Posted September 12, 2012
CBS CEO Les Moonves spoke at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch media conference today, and talked briefly about CBS News. "The status of CBS News right now is much higher than it was two or three years ago, ... [TVNewser]

Ashleigh Banfield, on CNN and MSNBC - Posted September 11, 2012
On September 11, 2001 Ashleigh Banfield was on the streets of Manhattan, reporting on the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks for NBC News. As it does every year on 9/11, MSNBC replayed NBC's coverage of the attacks in full. During the 11 AM hour this morning, her reporting could be seen... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Launch Draws Big Ratings - Posted September 11, 2012
The series premiere of the new syndicated talk show "Katie" was a very solid one ratings-wise. According to Nielsen metered market ratings, Katie Couric's talk show debuted to a 2.8 household rating/8 share. That would make it the strongest new dayti... [TVNewser]

Between the Morning and the Evening, Katie Couric Settles In to Her Comfort Zone - Posted September 10, 2012
If today's long-awaited debut of Katie Couric's syndicated talk show resembled an infomercial for Weight Watchers, that's because it was. The first three segments of Couric's Disney chatfest were devoted almost entirely to guest ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Makes Her Daytime Debut - Posted September 10, 2012
After more than a year of planning and promoting, ... [TVSpy]

Katie Couric, Anderson Cooper Facing Serious Challenges In Crowded Syndie Marketplace - Posted September 10, 2012
Today former CBS and NBC news anchor Katie Couric will debut her syndicated talk show "Katie" (look for Gail Shister's review of the first episode later today). Also debuting today: new talk shows hosted by "Survivor" host ... [TVNewser]

With New Show Launching Monday, Katie Couric Won't be Attending Stand up to Cancer Event - Posted September 7, 2012
Tonight is the annual Stand Up to Cancer TV special to raise awareness and money for cancer research. The concert and telethon airs on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX and several cable networks, including E! and VH1 at 8pmET/7pmCT. Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Politico's Mike Allen: Drenched in Power - Posted September 6, 2012
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Fmr. First Lady Bush To Get Alice Award - Posted September 5, 2012
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Oprah And Gayle King To Go Head To Head In The Morning - Posted August 30, 2012
Following the announcement this morning that today would be Robin Roberts... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Signs Off Early From 'GMA' To Be With Family In Hurricane Zone - Posted August 30, 2012
ABC this morning announced that today would be Robin Roberts' last day anchoring "Good Morning America" before she goes on extended leave. Tomorrow ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Katie Guests, Zahn Ratings, CNN Beirut - Posted August 28, 2012
The first guests on Katie Couric's upcoming talk show will be singers Jessica Simpson and Sheryl Crow. The first month of "Katie" will have a theme of "women reinventing themselves," and the guests represent that theme. O... [TVNewser]

WNBC Moves New York Live to Midday - Posted August 27, 2012
As TV stations across the country prepare to debut the new Fall syndicated shows -- from the likes of Katie Couric, Jeff Probst, and ... [TVSpy]

Packing for a Convention, and a Hurricane - Posted August 26, 2012
As Tropical Storm Isaac continues to march northwest, many tvnewsers are preparing to cover two big stories over the next few days. The picture below, Tweeted by Martin Finn, the coordinating producer for "Fox Report with ... [TVNewser]

Kyra Time | Katie at Twitter | bin Laden Book - Posted August 24, 2012
TVNewser: After 14 years at CNN, Kyra Phillips has moved down the hall to HLN. She'll anchor the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kyra Time | Katie at Twitter | bin Laden Book - Posted August 24, 2012
TVNewser: After 14 years at CNN, Kyra Phillips has moved down the hall to HLN. She'll anchor the ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Drops By Twitter's New Headquarters - Posted August 24, 2012
To go along with the San Francisco Giants sweeping the Dodgers at Chavez Ravine this week, Bay Area media are beginning to trumpet another piece of very good local news - Twitter's decision to keep its offices in San Francisco. Local ABC affiliate KGO-TV got the first on-camera look yesterday at Twitter's... [FishbowlLA]

Media Training Tips and Cautionary Tales - Posted August 23, 2012
In the high-risk, high-reward world of media training, major stumbles during television interviews are seared indefinitely in the public's memory. Nailing an interview is not so easy, even for well-known public figures and corporate executives. Media relies on basic principles and varied techniques... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric Drops By WFAA's Evening Newscast - Posted August 21, 2012
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The WebNewser Ticker: Katie, Betsy, DNC/RNC - Posted August 20, 2012
B&C's Paige Albiniak writes about Katie Couric's online strategy for her upcoming daytime talker. "Facebook and Twitter are must-haves for any social media strategy," says David Kite, Disney-ABC Domestic Television's (DADT) vice president of market... [TVNewser]

Here's Katie Couric's New Studio - Posted August 3, 2012
Soon-to-be ABC talk show host Katie Couric pulled back the curtain so to speak on her new set. Couric will host her eponymous daytime talker starting in September, and it looks like the studio is almost ready. In addition to a green screen (the purpose of which is still a mystery),... [TVNewser]

Here's Katie Couric's New Studio - Posted August 3, 2012
Soon-to-be syndicated talk show host Katie Couric pulled back the curtain so to speak on her new set. Couric will host her eponymous daytime talker starting in September, and it looks like the studio is almost ready. In addition to a green screen (the purpose of which is still a mystery), the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Here's Katie Couric's New Studio - Posted August 3, 2012
Soon-to-be syndicated talk show host Katie Couric pulled back the curtain so to speak on her new set. Couric will host her eponymous daytime talker starting in September, and it looks like the studio is almost ready. In addition to a green screen (the purpose of which is still a mystery), the... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts to Take Next Few Weeks Off as Chemotherapy Takes Toll - Posted July 31, 2012
Robin Roberts left "Good Morning America" this morning just as the second hour began, announcing, "I'm not feeling too well." She'll be taking off the rest of this week and the next two weeks, part of which was a planned vacation, as she conti... [TVNewser]

ABC News Chief: 'Stern and Serious' Talk With Brian Ross After Colorado Mistake - Posted July 27, 2012
ABC News held its panel at the Television Critics Association Summer press tour, and ABC News president Ben Sherwood had plenty to talk about. He was pressed about the mistake made by ... [TVNewser]

A Preview of 'Katie,' Set to Debut in September - Posted July 23, 2012
As the September debut of "Katie" draws closer, host Katie Couric is giving viewers a little taste of what to expect on her syndicated daytime talk show (video above). "Katie" is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic television and is cleared in 95 percent of the U.S.... [TVSpy]

Off the Beaten Path with CNN's Soledad O'Brien - Posted July 23, 2012
"There's a tremendous niche in telling stories that fly under the radar," Soledad O'Brien told the audience at the Paley Center for Media in New York last Thursday. O'Brien, anchor of t... [PRNewser]

Smiles All Around | Cat Competition | Hefty Look - Posted July 12, 2012
PRNewser: In Iraq, the best way to fight negative publicity is to plaster pictures of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Smiles All Around | Cat Competition | Hefty Look - Posted July 12, 2012
PRNewser: In Iraq, the best way to fight negative publicity is to plaster pictures of ... [FishbowlNY]

ABC News Reported On Katie Couric Iraq Posters Back in April - Posted July 12, 2012
This morning we linked to a New York Times report from Iraq, which described billboards put up by the country's electric company featuring Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Smile Electrifies PR for Iraqi Power Company - Posted July 12, 2012
Iraq's Electricity Ministry is fighting its reputation for corruption and inefficacy by plastering billboards featuring Katie Couric and her winning smile around Baghdad. This ... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric: Iraqi Billboard Star - Posted July 12, 2012
[caption id="attachment_137303" align="alignright" width="297" caption="Credit: Duraid Adnan, NY Times"][/caption] Quick, what's the first name you think of when you hear the words "Iraq Electricity Ministry"? If you replied, "Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

FishbowlLA Set Visit: The Young Turks - Posted June 29, 2012
Watching yesterday from the second floor Culver City control room as The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur conducted a split-screen interview about - what else - contentious DC politics, FishbowlLA marveled at the talent everyone there talks about. His ability to do an entire, fast-paced current affairs program without benefit... [FishbowlLA]

FishbowlLA Set Visit: The Young Turks - Posted June 29, 2012
Watching yesterday from the second floor Culver City control room as The Young Turks' tireless host Cenk Uygur conducted a split-screen interview about - what else - contentious DC politics, FishbowlLA marveled at the talent everyone there talks about. His ability to do an entire, fast-paced current affairs program without benefit... [GalleyCat]

Katie Couric on Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit: 'It Really Broke My Heart This Morning' - Posted June 28, 2012
During a Spreecast interview this morning about the launch of her talk show, Katie Couric took questions from viewers, including one about Ann Curry's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric on Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit: 'It Really Broke My Heart This Morning' - Posted June 28, 2012
During a Spreecast interview this morning about the launch of her talk show, Katie Couric took questions from viewers, including one about Ann Curry's ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric on Ann Curry's 'Today' Exit: 'It Really Broke My Heart This Morning' - Posted June 28, 2012
During a Spreecast interview this morning about the launch of her talk show, Katie Couric took questions from viewers, including one about Ann Curry's ... [TVNewser]

'CBS Evening News' Makes Gains, While 'NBC Nightly News' and 'ABC World News' Drop - Posted June 26, 2012
Two of the three evening newscasts seem to be suffering from the same affliction affecting cable news channels: a viewership retreat. (We'll have the Q2 cable ratings later this afternoon). In the just-finished second quarter of 2012, "NBC Nightly News" and "ABC World News, the #1 and #2 programs, lost a combi... [TVNewser]

Who is Filling Oprah's Shoes? - Posted June 22, 2012
The AP's David Bauder wonders who is getting the "gets" since ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Lookalikes, and YOLO, On 'Katie' - Posted June 16, 2012
Disney-ABC continues its promotional push for the upcoming talk show "Katie." Now the company has released the first official promo for the new show, while revealing a few tidbits about early episodes on its website. What's in the works? Well, apparently "Katie" producers are looking for ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN Tweets, Behar, Katie's Sandwich - Posted June 14, 2012
Twitter is launching a new service called "expanded tweets," and CNN is one of the launch partners. The service lets certain media outlets (and potentially advertisers) add more content to their tweets. Now if @CNN shares a story from CNN.com, users will see a headline, description, photo and any related accounts... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Chooses Bryant Gumbel Over Matt Lauer - Posted June 13, 2012
Mediabistro was at Wendy Williams's studio yesterday where we taped our mediabistroTV series "My First Big Break." When we got there, ... [TVNewser]

CNBC, Yahoo! Partner Up On Financial News - Posted June 13, 2012
Yahoo! has struck its second deal with a major U.S. TV news organization in less than a year. This time, the company is partnering with CNBC on a "content, programming and distribution alliance" related to business and financial news. As with the Yahoo!/ABC News deal back in October, no money will be... [TVNewser]

KatieCouric.com gets Overhaul In Advance Of Talk Show Debut - Posted June 12, 2012
The team at Katie Couric's eponymous daytime talk show continues to gear up for launch on September 10. Their latest effort is a redesigned KatieCouric.com, including a promo video for the new talker. Among those appearing: Couric's new ABC colleague Kelly Ripa, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker on Short List for Top Tribune Job - Posted June 5, 2012
The New York Post reports former NBCU CEO Jeff Zucker is a top candidate for the CEO post at beleagured Tribune Company, owner of ... [TVNewser]

Luke Russert Questions Piers Morgan's Jubilee Tweet - Posted June 5, 2012
Four days of Diamond Jubilee celebrations culminate this morning with a parade through London. CNN is the only U.S. network carrying the procession in its entirety, with Piers Morgan and ... [TVNewser]

What Bryant Gumbel Watches in the Morning. (Hint: It's Not the Shows He Once Anchored) - Posted June 4, 2012
When "Good Morning America" recently snapped "Today's" 16-year winning streak, former "Today" star Bryant Gumbel was underwhelmed. "I didn't really have much of a reaction," says Gumbel, 63, "Today" co-anchor from 1982 to '97. "[The streak] is a... [TVNewser]

ABC Wins With 'Royal' Interview, But '48 Hours' Ties In The Demo - Posted May 31, 2012
ABC's "20/20" special, which featured Katie Couric interviewing Princes William and Harry, won its timeslot at 10 PM in total viewers, topping CBS "48 Hours Myster... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: Sarah Palin Has An 'Open Invitation' To Appear On My Talk Show - Posted May 24, 2012
Former CBS and NBC News anchor Katie Couric has extended an "open invitation" to Fox News contributor ad former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin... [TVNewser]

So What Do You Do, Lola Ogunnaike? - Posted May 23, 2012
Today on mediabistro.com, we ask Lola Ogunnaike, a contributor for the "Today" show and MSNBC, "... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Meets the Queen - Posted May 23, 2012
In advance of her interview with Princes William and Harry, and ABC's coverage of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebration, ABC's Katie Couric had a chance to meet the women of the hour herself, Queen Elizabeth II. ... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Good Afternoon America,' magazine covers, and more - Posted May 21, 2012
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It's Official: Josh Elliott and Lara Spencer to Anchor 'Good Afternoon America' - Posted May 21, 2012
As TVNewser reported back in April, Josh Elliott and ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: 'Some said I lacked 'gravitas,' which I've since decided is Latin for 'testicles.'' - Posted May 21, 2012
As TVNewser noted recently, this past weekend was a big one for college graduations, and with it, commencement speeches. At the University of Virginia, former NBC News and CBS news anchor ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric To Interview Princes William and Harry for Queen's 'Diamond Jubilee' - Posted May 15, 2012
ABC News is going big with coverage of Queen Elizabeth II's "Diamond Jubilee" this Spring. There will be two primetime specials in late May and early June, with "Good Morning America" originating from London that week. For the first primetime special, Katie Couric will have an "exclusive" interview with Prince William and... [TVNewser]

ABC Affiliates Concerned About Univision Channel, While Katie Couric Web Show Issues Allayed - Posted May 8, 2012
Broadcasting & Cable's Michael Malone ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw's Painfully Awkward Replies on BookTV - Posted May 7, 2012
Tom Brokaw is on fire. In the hot seat today for trashing the White House Correspondents' Dinner over the weekend for its infestation of Hollywood stars, Brokaw also managed responses to two long-winded, hothead listeners on C-SPAN's B... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

Kathie Lee and Hoda Get Work Done On Live TV - Posted May 3, 2012
Morning news and medical procedures are clearly made for one another. Former "Today" anchor Katie Couric famously got a colonoscopy on the morning show with the cameras rolling, and this morning Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb decided to go ... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Couric, Varney, C-SPAN Touts - Posted May 2, 2012
Katie Couric's upcoming syndicated talk show has launched on Twitter and Facebook. Couric relaunched her Facebook fan page to be focused on the show, and her staff has launched a new Twitter account @KatieShow, for the talk program. So far the pages have shared a... [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... [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... [morningmedianewsfeed]

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 Giving Katie Couric Her Own Show... Online - Posted April 25, 2012
ABC News is giving Katie Couric her own program... though it will only exist online. In advance of her ABC talk show debuting this Fall, Couric will host a weekly series for ABC News and online partner Yahoo! called "Katie's Take." ... [TVNewser]

Yahoo Lands Katie Couric to Host Online News Show - Posted April 25, 2012
Katie Couric has just become the first TV news mega-personality to dive headfirst into the waters of online news. Yahoo and ABC News have partnered to produce Couric's latest news venture Katie's Take, which will air exclusively online. From AdWeek: Katie's Take will be one ... [FishbowlLA]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [FishbowlNY]

Ann Curry Talks 'Today' Ratings at Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Ann Curry was one of the eight women honored at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria today. In her acceptance speech, Curry praised her female colleagues in tele... [TVNewser]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ann Curry, Tyra Banks, Peggy Noonan Receive 2012 Matrix Awards - Posted April 23, 2012
Eight influential women were honored this afternoon at the New York Women in Communications 2012 Matrix Awards. The event was held at the Waldorf-Astoria and emceed by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. ... [FishbowlNY]

'Good Morning America' Breaks 'Today' Show's 16-Year Winning Streak - Posted April 19, 2012
With final Nielsen numbers now out, ABC's "Good Morning America" has topped NBC's "Today" for the first time in more than 16 years. The win was projected Monday with the release of Friday's preliminary numbers. I... [TVNewser]

Back to Business With Norma Kamali, Jeanine Pirro and William Lauder - Posted April 18, 2012
Spring break is over, so it's back to business for the movers and shakers at Michael's. Today's crowd was the usual mix of media mavens (Keith Kelly, Jonathan Wald)... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Back to Business With Norma Kamali, Jeanine Pirro and William Lauder - Posted April 18, 2012
Spring break is over, so it's back to business for the movers and shakers at Michael's. Today's crowd was the usual mix of media mavens (Keith Kelly, Jonathan Wald)... [FishbowlNY]

Back to Business With Norma Kamali, Jeanine Pirro and William Lauder - Posted April 18, 2012
Spring break is over, so it's back to business for the movers and shakers at Michael's. Today's crowd was the usual mix of media mavens (Keith Kelly, Jonathan Wald)... [FishbowlLA]

Despite Claims, Kathy Griffin Not Banned From Today - Posted April 17, 2012
As she makes the rounds promoting her new Bravo talk show, ... [TVNewser]

'Good Morning America' Poised to Break 'Today' Show's 16-year Win Streak - Posted April 16, 2012
With the overnight ratings for Friday's show just released, ABC's "Good Morning America" appears to have won an entire week in the ratings -- a feat which has not been accomplished in 852 weeks, ... [TVNewser]

(VIDEO) Pee Wee's Playhouse, Laverne and Shirley, and Aretha Franklin Among the 2012 TV Land Award Winners - Posted April 16, 2012
The red carpet was rolled out Saturday night for the TV Land Awards 10th anniversary celebration. Dozen of stars from TV, movies, and music made the trip to the Lexington Avenue Armory for the festivities. Named this year's Pop Culture Award winner, Pee Wee's Playhouse, Paul Reubens was recognized for his alter... [morningmedianewsfeed]

(VIDEO) Pee Wee's Playhouse, Laverne and Shirley, and Aretha Franklin Among the 2012 TV Land Award Winners - Posted April 16, 2012
The red carpet was rolled out Saturday night for the TV Land Awards 10th anniversary celebration. Dozen of stars from TV, movies, and music made the trip to the Lexington Avenue Armory for the festivities. Named this year's Pop Culture Award winner, Pee Wee's Playhouse, Paul Reubens was recognized for his alter... [FishbowlNY]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of April 2 - Posted April 12, 2012
As we told you on Monday, "Today" was the winner for the week of April 2. With Sa... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Talks Ann Curry, New Contract and Joining Katie Couric: 'I wasn't just wasting time' - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter's Marisa Guthrie ... [TVNewser]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Hollywood Reporter's 'New York Issue' Lists 35 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted April 11, 2012
The Hollywood Reporter is getting its New York fix with its Spring issue. Inside, the magazine lists the "35 Most Powerful People in The Media," which i... [FishbowlNY]

NY Women in Communications Invites You To Connect - Posted April 11, 2012
If you ever got a terrific piece of career advice, here is your opportunity to share it. New York Women in Communications has launched an interactive video series called "Conne... [PRNewser]

What's For Breakfast TV? Stunts & Celebrities and 'Journalism Suffers' - Posted April 9, 2012
The TV critics are assessing last week's morning show stunts. ... [TVNewser]

Pinning for a Soul | Diving Away | Where She Goes - Posted April 6, 2012
GalleyCat: Pinterest is the third most popular social network, which proves once and for all that people like filling the holes in... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pinning for a Soul | Diving Away | Where She Goes - Posted April 6, 2012
GalleyCat: Pinterest is the third most popular social network, which proves once and for all that people like filling the holes in... [FishbowlNY]

'Today' Wins Day 4 of 'Where in the World is Katie Couric?' - Posted April 6, 2012
We're keeping you up to date on the day-to-day ratings race between the "Today" show and "Good Morning America," as Katie Couric returns to the set of her former morning show rival. On Thursday morning, 5.07 million people chose to w... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer Makes It Official, While Katie Couric and 'Good Morning America' Offer Congratulations - Posted April 6, 2012
As expected, Matt Lauer announced his new deal with NBC to stay at "Today" in a very brief statement this morning: "This is my family, I love this job and I love working with you guys and all the people behind the scenes," Lauer said. "It was either you or Keith Olbermann," quipped... [TVNewser]

What's Barbara Walters Up To? - Posted April 5, 2012
Well, we're glad you asked. Showing she's got range wider than Ted Turner's Montana ranchlands, ABC's Barbara Walters interviewed transgender beauty contestant ... [TVNewser]

A Viewership Split for 'Today' and 'GMA' on Day 3 of Couric's Return - Posted April 5, 2012
Regis Philbin on Thursday's "Good Morning America." On day three of Katie Couric's return to mornings it was a split decision for the #1 and #2 morning shows. According to Nielsen Fast National ratings "Good Morning Amer... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of March 26 - Posted April 5, 2012
While Katie Couric's return to morning television is the big morning show story this week, the big... [TVNewser]

'Today' Wins with Sarah Palin - Posted April 4, 2012
NBC's "Today" show maintained its lead after day two of Katie Couric's return to morning TV. With Sarah Palin as a special co-host "Today" drew 5.497 million total viewers according to Nielsen Fast National data, that's +356,000 more than #2 "Good Morning America" which drew 5.141 million. Half way through the 2011-12... [TVNewser]

'Today' Wins Monday, During Katie Couric Week on 'GMA' - Posted April 3, 2012
Katie Couric's return to mornings subbing on "Good Morning America" did not result in a win for the #2 morning show. The "Today" show, where Couric spent 16 years, topped "Good Morning America" Monday accord... [TVNewser]

Discontent Inside ABC News Over Katie Couric's 'GMA' Hosting Stint - Posted April 3, 2012
Inside ABC News there have been some unforeseen repercussions from Katie Couric's stint as guest-host of "Good Morning America." As a pair of recent stories ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Joins Lamestream Media, At Least For an Hour - Posted April 3, 2012
At 7am Sarah Palin sat patiently on the "Today" show couch -- with a stack of newspapers, a running gag going back to the 2008 Katie Couric interview when she... [TVNewser]

Will Katie Couric's Morning Return Give Rise to GMA? - Posted April 2, 2012
ABC went dancing with its star today, and she didn't miss a step. Katie Couric's guest-hosting stint on 'Good Morning America' came off with nary a hiccup. Despite a six-year absence from the a.m. game, she seamlessly picked up where she left... [TVNewser]

How Is Fox News Analyst Sarah Palin Allowed to Co-Host the 'Today' Show? - Posted April 2, 2012
Sarah Palin continues to make her way to New York for her co-hosting gig on tomorrow's "Today" show. Palin, who has been a Fox News contributor sinc... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Newsroom,' Couric on 'GMA,' Palin on 'TODAY' - Posted April 2, 2012
The trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new ... [PRNewser]

Matt Lauer to Sarah Palin: 'What Are You Doing to Prepare? Are You Reading Some Newspapers?' - Posted April 2, 2012
Sarah Palin phoned in to the "Today" show this morning as she makes her way across the country to New York where she will co-host tomorrow's show. Matt Lauer asked,... [TVNewser]

A 'Nervous' Katie Couric on 'Good Morning America' While 'Today' Teases 'Legend' - Posted April 2, 2012
"We're glad to have Katie Couric here," said George Stephanopoulos at the start of this morning's "Good Morning America" where Couric is sitting in all w... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin to Co-Host 'Today' Show - Posted April 1, 2012
As we mentioned Saturday, Lester Holt announced on "Nightly News" that Sarah Palin would ... [TVNewser]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [FishbowlNY]

While Katie Couric Sits in on 'GMA,' A Legend Returns To 'Today' - Posted March 31, 2012
The "Today"show isn't letting Katie Cour... [TVNewser]

Coming Next Week: Morning Show Shenanigans - Posted March 30, 2012
The decision to have Katie Couric co-anchor "Good Morning America" next week really has little to do with her upcoming ABC talk s... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Co-Anchor 'Good Morning America' Next Week - Posted March 28, 2012
Nearly six years after she signed off from the "Today" show, Katie Couric is making a return to the mornings filling in next week for ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Sits with the Stars - Posted March 28, 2012
ABC's Katie Couric got some nice exposure on ABC's primetime last night. Couric attended the "Dancing with the Stars" results show which won the 9pm hour with 15.3M viewers. At one point ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer: 'The Last NBC News Star From the Era When Broadcast Still Ruled' - Posted March 26, 2012
With NBC News and Matt Lauer reportedly closing in on the terms of a new contract, New York's Gabe Sherman... [TVNewser]

'Katie' Sets Premiere Date, Unveils New Logo - Posted March 15, 2012
Former CBS and NBC anchor Katie Couric has a launch date for her eponymous talk show. "Katie" will launch in 94% of local markets on Monday September 10, 2012. Along with the premiere date, ABC also unveiled a new logo for the program (pictur... [TVNewser]

Personalities--And a Former President--Toast Dr. Sanjay Gupta At Book Party - Posted March 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_116171" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Gupta, Couric, Gupta's father Subhash"][/caption] Just how well-liked is CNN correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta? So much so that his book release party, held at The S... [TVNewser]

Who's This Girl Scout? - Posted March 13, 2012
As the Girl Scouts of the USA celebrates its 100th anniversary, we're finding out which tvnewsers once were Scouts themselves. The girl pictured at right? Yup, it's ... [TVNewser]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Game Change' Review: Cliche with Compassion - Posted March 8, 2012
"Game Change" is not a flawless docudrama. Neither is it, in the words of a conservative blogger, "a heinous piece of propaganda" for Obama. What "Game Change" is, at its essence, is a wildly-entertaining cautionary tale about presidential politics. Moral of the story: Be careful what you wish for. "Game Chang... [FishbowlNY]

The P.M. Ticker: Rosabal, Pulitzer, Couric... - Posted March 7, 2012
Sylvia Rosabal joins Telemundo Network news as SVP reporting to Alina Falcon. Rosabal joins Telemundo from Univision, w... [TVNewser]

A Party for Emily Blunt & Ewan McGregor; Katie Couric Holds Court - Posted March 7, 2012
It's been a pretty wild winter at Michael's. Far from suffering from the seasonal doldrums, the place has been operating on full tilt every Wednesday with a fresh array of A-listers that always make for some pretty good people watching. Today was no exception. Besides the jam packed dining room filled with... [FishbowlLA]

Diane Sawyer Tops List of Favorite Current Affairs Personality - Posted February 27, 2012
Diane Sawyer tops the latest Harris poll of favorite current affairs personalities. Of 26 names, respondents were asked which three are their favorites. Almost a quarter (23%) said ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric, Star Jones & the Fashion Week Flock - Posted February 15, 2012
The media A-list has decided that winter is over (did it ever start?) and came out of hibernation in a major way at Michael's today. Every square inch of the dining room was occupied by boldface names of every description from social swans (Amy Fine Collins... [FishbowlNY]

Manhattan's A-List Turns Out for Harvey Weinstein's Giants Pep Rally - Posted February 1, 2012
I've been covering Wednesday's at Michael's for five years and have never seen anything like the head-spinning scene that unfolded there today. Harvey Weinstein and Stev... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric, Roger Ailes, Piers Morgan and Matt Lauer Walk Into a Super Bowl Pep Rally... - Posted February 1, 2012
If it seemed like TV news was particularly quiet this afternoon, it was likely because New York's Michaels restaurant hosted a pre-Super Bowl "Pep Rally," and just about everyone was there. Don't believe us? Among the attendees were Fox News CEO ... [TVNewser]

Mike Allen Has Cheney on His Mind - Posted January 25, 2012
Attention Katie Couric: In Politico Mike Allen's famous "Playbook" this morning, he writes that V.P. Dick Cheney will ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Makes The Rounds at NATPE - Posted January 24, 2012
Soon-to-be ABC talk show host Katie Couric, along with her EP Jeff Zucker are making the rounds at NATPE this week. We spotted Couric by the pool being intervi... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlLA Interview with Charlie Sheen: 'If I saw Chuck [Lorre] on the street I would give him a hug. For the first seven years, not the eighth.' - Posted January 24, 2012
He's still got it. The long odyssey surrounding his abrupt departure from Two and a Half Men is long over, but Charlie Sheen still knows how to throw a party, and h... [FishbowlLA]

Politico Turns 5. Let the Roasting Begin. - Posted January 23, 2012
Five years isn't really that long, but Politico has seen rapid growth and a lot of success since it first began in 2007. So on a highly self-congratulatory note on Monday, Politico released a video with clips of several high-profile political players roasting the publication on its half-decade mark. "Five ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

Ryan Seacrest Stays Mum on 'Today' Show Talk - Posted January 19, 2012
As Ryan Seacrest partners with Mark Cuban and others to rebrand HDNet, he remai... [TVNewser]

Reuniting Anchors and Reliving 60 Years of Today - Posted January 13, 2012
This morning "Today" dedicated most of its broadcast to its 60th anniversary celebration, kicking off with an introduction from Matt Lauer: ... [TVNewser]

How Barbara Walters Woke up Today: 'That's my legacy. I'm very proud of it.' - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_106793" align="alignright" width="304" caption="Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs pose in the "Today" photo booth during the show's 60th Anniversary broadcast this morning."][/caption] Barbara Walters' reti... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

Party on Katie! - Posted January 11, 2012
Katie Couric celebrated her 55th birthday last Saturday. Boy, did she. This afternoon she Tweeted: "Someone had a good time at her double nickel birthday!" ... [TVNewser]

As 'Today' Prepares for 60 Year Celebration, Matt Lauer Celebrates 15 Years Behind the Anchor Desk - Posted January 6, 2012
Next Friday, January 13, NBC's "Today" will bring back a slew of former anchors, including Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Tom Brokaw, ... [TVNewser]

Jeff Glor 'Happy To Be Back' To Weekend Edition of 'CBS Evening News' - Posted January 4, 2012
After a year on "The Early Show," CBS News' Jeff Glor will officially begin his new role as Sund... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 27, 2011
Quotes of the Day - Home for the Holidays Edition "Merry Christmas from Ft. Lauderdale" -- Syndicated columnist and Bullfight Strategies' Karl Frisch. ... [FishbowlDC]

Fox News #2 Cable Network Last Week - Posted December 20, 2011
Fox News finished as the second most-watched cable channel in primetime (8-11pm) last week, only behind USA. Thursday's GOP debate -- which even topped Katie Couric's year-end special on ABC that night -- was the ... [TVNewser]

Katie and Brooks Break Up - Posted December 13, 2011
Washington D.C. journos may be sad to hear that Katie Couric and her beau of five years Brooks Perlin are splitting up. NYP's Page Six broke the news just after midnight Tuesday. Pictured below is the couple in happier times. They attended a number of events together, including the White Hous... [FishbowlDC]

Scott Pelley Marks Six Months As 'CBS Evening News' Anchor - Posted December 7, 2011
Tuesday marked the six-month anniversary of Scott Pelley's debut on "CBS Evening News." The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to be 2012 Commencement Speaker at her Alma Mater - Posted December 6, 2011
The University of Virginia announced today that Katie Couric will be the 2012 commencement speaker. A 1979 graduate of UVA, Couric will deliver the address at the University's 183rd Final Exercises on May 20. ... [TVNewser]

CBS's Clarissa Ward Sneaks Into Syria: 'I Was Fortunate That I Really Did Slip Under The Radar' - Posted December 5, 2011
For her first assignment since joining CBS News, foreign correspondent Clarissa Ward secretly visited Syria, where foreign journal... [TVNewser]

WCBS Grabs Top Spots in Weekly Ratings with NFL and 60 Minutes - Posted December 2, 2011
The Jets played at 1 p.m. on Sunday, and the Giants had the Monday nighter. But, NFL action spearheaded WCBS/Channel 2 to the number one position in last week's prime time Nielsen ratings. The extended football coverage game had an estimated 1.8 million viewers and a 9.1 rating. But footbal... [FishbowlLA]

Regis Philbin's Next Stop: Primetime? - Posted November 28, 2011
Did you really think TV legend Regis Philbin was done with broadcasting after his run on "Live!" came to an end? ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on GMA to Promote Regis Philbin Special - Posted November 17, 2011
Katie Couric pulled up a seat on "Good Morning America" this morning -- a show which she competed against as co-host of NBC's "Today" show for 15 years. Couric is promoting tonight's ABC primetime special with ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [FishbowlLA]

'Today' Anchors at Book Signing - Posted November 16, 2011
Stephen Battaglio's new coffee table book, From Yesterday to TODAY is in bookstores now. The book looks back on the NBC News program's 60 years -- when, in 1952, Dave Garroway ushered in a new era in morning broadcasting. (A sentiment heard this week ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Talk Show Asking For Surprisingly High Ad Rates - Posted November 16, 2011
The New York Post's Claire Atkinson writes about Katie Couric's upcoming ABC t... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Toasts Larry King - Posted November 15, 2011
Katie Couric emceed last night's Friars Club toast (not roast) to Larry King. Donald Trump... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Gets Regis Philbin Exit Interview for 20/20 Special - Posted November 4, 2011
Katie Couric and Regis Philbin in the Bronx taping Couric's "20/20" profile of Philbin Yesterday we told you about ... [TVNewser]

ABC News Stars Assemble for Photo Shoot - Posted October 26, 2011
Just about anybody who is on ABC News was in a photo studio on Manhattan's West Side this morning for what ABC News president Ben Sherwood calls a one-of-a-kind photo shoot. "Never in the history of the industry has ther... [TVNewser]

A Brief History of the TV Newsmagazine - Posted October 13, 2011
"One night a week is plenty for us right now," "Rock Center" EP Rome Hartman tells THR's Marisa Guthrie. "We neit... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Explains Her Decision Not to Run, And Katie Couric Reflects On Her Interview - Posted October 6, 2011
Former Vice Presidential nominee and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin appeared on "On the Record" last night to explain her decision not to run for the GOP nomination in 2012: Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In addition,... [TVNewser]

Couric on Palin: 'She Was Done With Me' - Posted October 6, 2011
Former CBS Evening News anchor K... [FishbowlDC]

35 Years Ago Today, Barbara Walters Became the Nation's Highest Paid Journalist - Posted October 4, 2011
35 years ago today Barbara Walters became the highest paid journalist when she was named co-anchor of the ABC Evening News. From the Jewish Women's Archive: On O... [TVNewser]

Will the Yahoo!/ABC News Partnership Change Your Media Strategy? - Posted October 3, 2011
ABC News brought out the big guns this morning -- Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, ... [PRNewser]

ABC News Partners with Yahoo! - Posted October 3, 2011
Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, David Muir, ... [TVNewser]

CBS News and '60 Minutes' Dominate at News & Documentary Emmy Awards - Posted September 27, 2011
Last night the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences handed out its 32nd annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. CBS News domin... [TVNewser]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [morningmedianewsfeed]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [FishbowlNY]

So, How's Your UN Week Going? - Posted September 21, 2011
It's UN week here in New York, where diplomats tie up traffic and ring up tabs. Eric Shawn has been covering the goings-on at the UN for Fox News. CNN's man at the UN is Richard Roth, and NBC's chief foreign affairs cor... [TVNewser]

Oh, Canada! Katie - Posted September 14, 2011
On Sunday she participated in ABC's 9/11 anniversary coverage. Then on Monday she attended the U.S. Open Men's final. And yesterday Katie Couric packed her bags for Toronto where she's being honored for her philanthropic prowess. But she forgot one important item: ... [TVNewser]

Odyl Launches Facebook Tool For Book Marketing - Posted September 13, 2011
For authors looking to connect with new readers on Facebook, a company called Odyl has released a new social marketing platform designed for you. The platform lets you post excerpts from your books, music playlists and trailers among other things. It has a metrics tool, so y... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Katie Couric's First ABC News Guest Is... - Posted September 6, 2011
This evening on "Nightline" Katie Couric will make her ABC News debut. Couric interviewed actress Sarah Jessica Parker, tied to the release of her new film I Don't Know How She Does It. The Hollywood Report... [TVNewser]

ABC News Plans Special Coverage For Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks - Posted August 24, 2011
On the 10th anniversary of September 11, Diane Sawyer -- who anchored "Good Morning America" on 9/11/01 -- and George Stephanopoulos will anchor a special thr... [TVNewser]

Who Makes What in TV News? - Posted August 9, 2011
The latest issue of TV Guide takes a look at the highest-paid personalities on TV, and many TV news anchors are present on the list. The salaries also give a taste at how some networks are saving money, and wh... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Co-Host 'The View' - Posted July 21, 2011
•Soon-to-be ABC News contributor Katie Couric will make her guest hosting debut on ABC's "The View" Wednesday, August 3. Couric will co-host the program along with Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldbe... [TVNewser]

CBS Leads TV News with 34 News and Documentary Emmy Nominations - Posted July 18, 2011
Nominations for the 32nd annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today, and CBS came out on top with 34 nominations. PBS was right behind them at 32, while NBC picked up 19 and ABC had 12. For the cable news networks, CNN was nominated eight times, CNBC grabbed six... [TVNewser]

More Changes Under New CBS News Regime - Posted July 18, 2011
Five months into the tenure of CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and CBS News president David Rhodes, there are more staff changes on West 57th Street... and beyond. TV... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer The Subject of Harry Shearer's 'Found Objects,' Though Context is Everything - Posted June 30, 2011
"ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer is the latest subject to be featured in Harry Shearer's "Found Objects" series at My Damn Channel. Previous anchors to have their clips appear have included Katie Couric and Dan Rather. It is t... [TVNewser]

Katie Who? CBS Creating Daytime Talk Show for 'Survivor' Host Jeff Probst - Posted June 27, 2011
After opting not to strike a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric for a daytime talk show, CBS has instead inked a deal with "Sur... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Who? CBS Creating Daytime Talk Show for 'Survivor' Host Jeff Probst - Posted June 27, 2011
After opting not to strike a deal with former "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric for a daytime talk show, CBS has instead inked a deal with "Sur... [FishbowlNY]

Twitter Announces Twitter For Newsrooms, A Best Practices Guide For Journalists - Posted June 27, 2011
Today in an e-mail from Twitter's PR team, the company introduced Twitter for Newsrooms (#TfN), a compelling resource akin to Facebook for Journalists that will hel... [10,000 Words]

Katie Couric Gets Acquainted With ABC News - Posted June 22, 2011
The Huffington Post reports that former "CBS Evening News" anchor and soon-to-be ABC News contributor Katie Couric atten... [TVNewser]

Chris Dinan jumps from CBS News to ABC News - Posted June 21, 2011
Chris Dinan is leaving CBS News and joining ABC News, TVNewser has learned. Dinan has been senior broadcast producer of the "CBS Evening News" since September 2007. Both the former anchor of the broadcast -- Katie Couric, and its executive producer -- Rick Kap... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Dinan jumps from CBS News to ABC News - Posted June 21, 2011
Chris Dinan is leaving CBS News and joining ABC News, TVNewser has learned. Dinan has been senior broadcast producer of the "CBS Evening News" since September 2007. Both the former anchor of the broadcast -- Katie Couric, and its executive producer -- Rick Kap... [FishbowlNY]

Incest Desk: More Hints Emerge on Why Politico's Mike Allen Avoids Weinergate - Posted June 13, 2011
On Sunday Politico's Playbook writer Mike Allen included one item regarding the sex scandal embroiling Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.). Suspiciously it ... [FishbowlDC]

Coming Soon to TLC: Katie Plus Eighty? - Posted June 11, 2011
Former "CBS Evening News" anchor and soon to be ABC News contributor Katie Couric appeared on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" this week. While there, she premiered a trailer for another new project she has in the works, a show for TLC called "Katie Plus Eighty." ... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: 'Seismic' Changes Across Broadcast Programming - Posted June 9, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22366" align="alignleft" width="180" caption="Ann Curry takes over from Meredith Vieira starting today on 'Today.'"][/caption] ... [PRNewser]

Star Anchors Search for Profits On Their Own - Posted June 8, 2011
The New York Times' Brian Stelter has a front page story today about the massive amount of talent changes going on at the networks recently. Meredith Viera ... [TVNewser]

Jay Leno to Katie Couric: 'So you're coming to NBC to do a show at 10 O'Clock' - Posted June 7, 2011
Tonight Katie Couric is on her new network -- ABC, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Last night she was on her old network, NBC and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Couric talks about the kind of show her syndicated program will be. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Jay Leno to Katie Couric: 'So you're coming to NBC to do a show at 10 O'Clock' - Posted June 7, 2011
Tonight Katie Couric is on her new network -- ABC, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Last night she was on her old network, NBC and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Couric talks about the kind of show her syndicated program will be. ... [FishbowlNY]

Jay Leno to Katie Couric: 'So you're coming to NBC to do a show at 10 O'Clock' - Posted June 7, 2011
Tonight Katie Couric is on her new network -- ABC, on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Last night she was on her old network, NBC and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." Couric talks about the kind of show her syndicated program will be. ... [TVNewser]

What Weinergate says about us - Posted June 7, 2011
... [TVNewser]

Who Is Katie Couric, Really? - Posted June 7, 2011
[caption id="attachment_22198" align="alignleft" width="314" caption="Photo: Rick Rowell, ABC via Getty Images"][/caption] Katie Couric's new gig at ABC opens up new doors for her on daytime TV. According to yesterday's announcement, Couric will jump right in to the ... [PRNewser]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Garden & Gun *But Were Afraid to Ask - Posted June 1, 2011
If you live on the Northeast, you may not know much about Garden & Gun, which won a National Magazine Award this year, after host ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Garden & Gun *But Were Afraid to Ask - Posted June 1, 2011
If you live on the Northeast, you may not know much about Garden & Gun, which won a National Magazine Award this year, after host ... [FishbowlNY]

Rome Hartman joining NBC News; will oversee new Brian Williams primetime show - Posted June 1, 2011
Rome Hartman is leaving BBC America and joining NBC News where he will be Executive Producer of the new primetime magazine hour anchored by Brian Williams. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 16 - Posted May 24, 2011
Katie Couric's final week on the "Evening News" did not move the needle much for the CBS newscast. While the Couric broadcast saw week-to-week and year-to-year gains, it still trailed #1 "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Receiving Award From WNBA - Posted May 21, 2011
Now that her run at the "CBS Evening News" has come to an end, Katie Couric has some time to kill until work gets underway on her expected syndicated show. Accepting some awards might help fill some time. To that end, the WNBA announced t... [TVNewser]

CBS News moving on from Katie Couric - Posted May 20, 2011
This morning, the billboard on CBS's West 57th St. Broadcast Center featuring ... [TVNewser]

Mary Hart's Final 'Entertainment Tonight' - Posted May 20, 2011
The season of lasts continues on TV. Tonight is Mary Hart's final "Entertainment Tonight." During the final show, which was taped yesterday, Hart was surprised by former co-hosts Bo... [TVSpy]

Katie Couric's Final 'Evening News' - Posted May 19, 2011
Here's how the Katie Couric era at CBS News, just shy of five years, came to a close: ... [GalleyCat]

Introducing '5 Things You Need to Know This Week' - Posted May 18, 2011
Hello internet, Mediabistro is launching a brand-new, weekly web series called "5 Things You Need to Know This Week." As you may have guessed, the new show will give a quick rundown of the top 5 things that everyone's going to be talking about, while also providing some semi-relevant information about each... [TVNewser]

SecDef Gates on Bin Laden Mission: 'Frankly, my heart was in my mouth' - Posted May 14, 2011
In what could be her final piece for "60 Minutes," Katie Couric profiles departing Defense Secretary Robert Gates, complete with a fresh interview this week on the mission that kille... [TVNewser]

Katie on Katie and Dave on Katie: 'So that means here at CBS, Andy Rooney is the perkiest person' - Posted May 14, 2011
Katie Couric has just four more "Evening News" broadcasts left. As she announced last night that next Thursday will be her final broadcast, Couric added, "That night we'll take a look back at some of the amazing stories we've covered over the past five years." As Couric was announcing her departure... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [FishbowlNY]

Rick Kaplan named EP of ABC's 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' - Posted May 12, 2011
He's not even out, and he's already back in. Rick Kaplan, whose final "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" production is set for tonight, is about to undertake his t... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Interviews Rachel Maddow - Posted May 11, 2011
Katie Couri... [TVNewser]

Rick Kaplan Leaving CBS News - Posted May 10, 2011
CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan announced in an afternoon meeting that Thursday would be his last day with the broadcast and with CBS News, departing even before the show's anchor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Kaplan Leaving CBS News - Posted May 10, 2011
CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan announced in an afternoon meeting that Thursday would be his last day with the broadcast and with CBS News, departing even before the show's anchor, ... [FishbowlNY]

Pictures from Last Night's National Magazine Awards - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night, as we've reported, and live-tweeted, and follow-up tweeted to you many times, was the National Magazine Awards. This is one of the biggest nights for the magazine industry, so we figure we can't possibly overload you with information about it. And now we have some celebrity pictures from the event! Host... [FishbowlLA]

Poetry & Harper's Win National Magazine Awards - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) honored both Poetry and Harper's with National Magazine Awards. Poetry received the General Excellence (Print) category for Literary, Political and Professional Magazines. ... [GalleyCat]

Katie Couric to Magazine Crowd: 'No offense, but now I know why none of you guys went into television.' - Posted May 10, 2011
Katie Couric hosted the American Society of Magazine Editors' National Magazine Awards last night. The Ellies are magazine's equivalent of the Oscars or Emmys. The Wrap's Dylan Stableford ... [TVNewser]

National Magazine Awards Roundup: New York, National Geographic Among the Big Winners - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night's ASME National Magazine Awards had more than a few surprises. The evening began with a cocktail hour for a change, where FishbowlNY had drinks with Graydon Carter, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

National Magazine Awards Roundup: New York, National Geographic Among the Big Winners - Posted May 10, 2011
Last night's ASME National Magazine Awards had more than a few surprises. The evening began with a cocktail hour for a change, where FishbowlNY had drinks with Graydon Carter, ... [FishbowlNY]

Meredith Vieira leaving 'Today:' The News Conference - Posted May 9, 2011
There's a news conference happening right now on the anchor changes coming to "Today." Taking part: Steve Capus... [TVNewser]

Tina Fey's Sarah Palin: 'I just hope the lamestream media won't twist my words by repeatin' em verbatim' - Posted May 8, 2011
A week after the real Sarah Palin was hanging out with the media, the fake Sarah Palin -- aka Tina Fey... [FishbowlLA]

Which TV News Anchor Was Using Stephen Colbert's Bathroom? - Posted May 5, 2011
From last night's "Colbert Report" on Comedy Central: a certain high-profile TV news anchor, in the middle of some oft-reported contract negotiations, makes a surprise appearance, along with "Late Show" host David Letterman. ... [TVNewser]

President Obama's New York Visit - Posted May 5, 2011
The cable news channels are covering Barack Obama's first visit to Ground Zero as president, four days after the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden. After a lunch with with members of FDNY Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9, in midtown Manhattan along with former Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Obama headed to... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Struggles to Name Influential Journalists at Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 4, 2011
Sarah Palin, who rocketed to fame after being unable to form a single coherent answer during an interview with Katie Couric, had a ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather on Scott Pelley: He 'burns with the hot, blue flame to report news' - Posted May 4, 2011
One Texan to another, Dan Rather is downright bullish on Scott Pelley. "I'm not going to deny that I'm proud of the fact he's a Texan," says Rather. "Texans, generall... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dan Rather on Scott Pelley: He 'burns with the hot, blue flame to report news' - Posted May 4, 2011
One Texan to another, Dan Rather is downright bullish on Scott Pelley. "I'm not going to deny that I'm proud of the fact he's a Texan," says Rather. "Texans, generall... [FishbowlNY]

As New Yorkers Celebrate Bin Laden's Death, WNBC Provides Unrivaled Local Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
Following the dramatic announcement late Sunday night that the U.S. had killed Osama bin Laden, New York's WNBC stayed in breaking news mode long after ... [TVSpy]

'Donald Trump often appears on Fox, which is ironic, because a Fox often appears on Donald Trump's head' - Posted May 1, 2011
If you missed it, here it is: Seth Meyers' remarks at last night's White House correspondents dinner. He had plenty of one-liners directed at the news networks including: "Fox News is having a party, security is tight, so make sure you bring your driver's license and your long-form license. But if you're... [TVNewser]

Report: Meredith Vieira leaving 'Today'; Ann Curry, Natalie Morales to be Upped - Posted April 29, 2011
This morning Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira were side-by-side for what might turn out to be their final big event co-anchoring together. ... [TVNewser]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan Speaks Out After Assault in Egypt - Posted April 28, 2011
CBS News foreign correspondent Lara Logan will give her first TV interview since being attacked and sexually assaulted in Egypt Feb. to her colleagues at "60 Minutes." The segment will run on this Sunday's installment of the program. Scott Pelley, who is the likely replacement for ... [TVNewser]

Eliot Spitzer on Working for CNN: 'I'm having a barrel of fun!' - Posted April 27, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Although it might not seem like it given the sheer numbers of journalists reporting from England this week, there are plenty of media folk and fashion mavens who aren't headed out of town to cover that little get-together at Westminster Abbey on Friday. The dining room at Michael's was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Eliot Spitzer on Working for CNN: 'I'm having a barrel of fun!' - Posted April 27, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Although it might not seem like it given the sheer numbers of journalists reporting from England this week, there are plenty of media folk and fashion mavens who aren't headed out of town to cover that little get-together at Westminster Abbey on Friday. The dining room at Michael's was... [FishbowlNY]

Eliot Spitzer on Working for CNN: 'I'm having a barrel of fun!' - Posted April 27, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE Although it might not seem like it given the sheer numbers of journalists reporting from England this week, there are plenty of media folk and fashion mavens who aren't headed out of town to cover that little get-together at Westminster Abbey on Friday. The dining room at Michael's was... [SocialTimes.com]

Update: Hartman Return to CBS News not Happening - Posted April 27, 2011
Update: CBS News president David Rhodes denies all facts of the story. "It's not happening, it's not going to happen," he tells us. "This story is just wrong." Rome Hartman tells TVNewser, "Your report this morning is untrue. Flat wrong. Unfair to me, and unf... [TVNewser]

Change at 'CBS Evening News' merits story on 'Nightly News' and 'World News' - Posted April 26, 2011
On their respective newscasts both Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer made note of Katie Couric's decisi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Change at 'CBS Evening News' merits story on 'Nightly News' and 'World News' - Posted April 26, 2011
On their respective newscasts both Brian Williams and Diane Sawyer made note of Katie Couric's decisi... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to interview David Cameron at 10 Downing Street - Posted April 25, 2011
A big week for Katie Couric. Her newsmaking interview with Mark Kelly, the astronaut and husband ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric to interview David Cameron at 10 Downing Street - Posted April 25, 2011
A big week for Katie Couric. Her newsmaking interview with Mark Kelly, the astronaut and husband ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric to Interview Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly Monday April 25 - Posted April 22, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric sat down with astronauts (and twin brothers) Mark Kelly and ... [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]

Evening Newscasts Cover One-Year Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Disaster - Posted April 20, 2011
The network evening newscasts are preparing to cover the one-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, which happened a year ago today. Anne Thompson will report for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" tonight, focusing on the environmental impact of the disaster. Thompson spent 80 days in the Gulf region last y... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 11 - Posted April 19, 2011
It was par for the course for the network evening newscasts the week of April 11. As usual, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" led the way in both total viewers and the demo. "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

With CBS News Facing Transformation, CBS CEO Sees $57.7 Million Payday - Posted April 18, 2011
CBS News has a new leadership team, and its evening news anchor Katie Couric may or not be a part of the organization once her contract expires in June. But while CBS News is facing fundamental challenges in the face of a new economic climat... [TVNewser]

In ABC daytime Shakeup, No Room for News Show - Posted April 14, 2011
ABC has announced it is canceling longtime soap operas "All My Children" (January 5, 1970 - Sept. 2011) and "One Life to Live" (July 15, 1968 - January 2012) and replacing them with chat shows with contradictory themes: one about food the other about wellness. This means any plans of ABC News... [TVNewser]

WATCH: How Monica Lewinsky figures into the Matt Lauer, Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira Revolving Door - Posted April 13, 2011
The image to your left is supposed to be Matt Lauer and Katie Couric living life like it's the 90's -- paired again on a daytime talk show in this century. At least that's wha... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer to Katie Couric on 'Today': 'Have you heard any good rumors lately?' - Posted April 13, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric returned to her old stomping ground this morning on NBC's "Today," where she was interviewed by her former co-anchor Matt Lauer. "There is a whole chapter in the book devoted to taking risks and seeking opportunities," Lauer said during the interview. "Have you heard any good... [TVNewser]

Jeff Fager Taking 'Hands on Approach' to Fixing CBS Newscasts, But What is the Strategy? - Posted April 13, 2011
Broadcasting & Cable's Michael Malone reports that new CBS News chairman ... [TVNewser]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [TVNewser]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oprah Winfrey to Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama - Posted April 12, 2011
Daytime TV host turned cable network impresario Oprah Winfrey is planning to interview President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for her final month on syndicated TV, ... [FishbowlNY]

Hosting Gig, Documentary Film on Obesity in Katie Couric's Future - Posted April 12, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric may not have officially announced what she will do when her contract expires June 4, but she has already lined up a couple of new gigs. Couric is working on a feature-length documentary about obesity... [TVNewser]

FP, Nat Geo & The Atlantic Battle for "Mag of the Year" - Posted April 12, 2011
Foreign Policy, National Geographic and The Atlantic have been named three of this year's five finalists for American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) awards. The local favorites are facing off against Wired and Backpacker for the title of "Magazine of the Year" which will be announced... [FishbowlDC]

"Magazine of the Year" Finalists Announced for the 2011 National Magazine Awards - Posted April 12, 2011
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) announced today the 2011 Magazine of the Year finalists. The five finalists are The Atlantic, Backpacker, Foreign Policy, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"Magazine of the Year" Finalists Announced for the 2011 National Magazine Awards - Posted April 12, 2011
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) announced today the 2011 Magazine of the Year finalists. The five finalists are The Atlantic, Backpacker, Foreign Policy, ... [FishbowlNY]

Scott Pelley Anchoring the 'CBS Evening News'? 'Everyone thought, 'This would be heaven'' - Posted April 12, 2011
The NY Times' Brian Stelter profiles CBS News "60 Minutes" correspondent Scott Pelley, who is believed to be the fr... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Returning to NBC's 'Today'... To Promote Her New Book - Posted April 11, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric will be returning to her old stomping ground at NBC's "Today" Wednesday, April 13. Couric will appear on the show to promote her new bo... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Matt Lauer and Jeff Zucker Talking TV Reunion? - Posted April 11, 2011
The NY Times and Wall Street Journal both report that "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

The $500 Million 'Today' show question - Posted April 8, 2011
The AP's David Bauder tries to make sense of this week's double whammy at the $500 million (that's what it earned last year) "Today" show -- the reports that one, if not both, of the primary anchors might be leaving ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer in 2007 to TVNewser: 'There will come a time where I stop doing this, and at that point it will be all about family.' - Posted April 7, 2011
Who saw this one coming? The out-of-left-field report from "Entertainment Tonight" that Matt Lauer will be following Meredith Vieira out the "Today" show door next year... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Matt Lauer in 2007 to TVNewser: 'There will come a time where I stop doing this, and at that point it will be all about family.' - Posted April 7, 2011
Who saw this one coming? The out-of-left-field report from "Entertainment Tonight" that Matt Lauer will be following Meredith Vieira out the "Today" show door next year... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 28 - Posted April 5, 2011
It was a relatively slow week ratings-wise for the broadcast evening news program March 28-April 1. This was despite plenty of news in Libya, the Middle East and Japan, as well as political news at home. As usual "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" won the week w... [TVNewser]

Would Katie Couric's Departure Mark the Beginning of the 'Post-Anchor Era'? - Posted April 5, 2011
Slate's Jack Shafer tackles the Katie Couric/CBS News situation, and uses the incident to discuss the broadcast evening news programs more ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Slates Royal Wedding Coverage Plans - Posted April 5, 2011
CBS news is the latest organization to slate its coverage of the upcoming Royal Wedding. "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric will lead the network's coverage, and will anchor the evening news program from London beginning the... [TVNewser]

Couric Blames Poor Ratings on Local News Lead-Ins - Posted April 5, 2011
As Katie Couric prepares to leave the anchor desk at "CBS Evening Ne... [TVSpy]

Katie Couric Iraq-Bound - Posted April 4, 2011
As rumors continue to swirl about her future at CBS News, "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [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]

From Barbara Walters to Meredith Vieira, the Women of 'Today' - Posted April 2, 2011
Barbara Walters, Jane Pauley, Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira, participated in a piece earlier this week celebrating the women of "Today." It's part of a seri... [TVNewser]

Blanketed | Couric Time | People are Odd - Posted March 30, 2011
WebNewswer: CNN details its upcoming coverage of the royal wedding. We hear there will cameras in the cake. TVSpy: Katie Couric... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Blanketed | Couric Time | People are Odd - Posted March 30, 2011
WebNewswer: CNN details its upcoming coverage of the royal wedding. We hear there will cameras in the cake. TVSpy: Katie Couric... [FishbowlNY]

Stations get ready, Here comes Katie! - Posted March 30, 2011
It may be the surest sign yet that Katie Couric will be leaving her perch at the CBS Evening News, and taking her talent to daytime talk. B&C ... [TVSpy]

'CBS Evening News' Sees Lowest Rated Q1 Since (At Least) 1992 - Posted March 29, 2011
The "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" saw its lowest-rated first quarter among total viewers and adults 25-54 since at least 1992-- as far back as Nielsen's records for the program go. The newscast averaged 6.43 million total viewers and 1.98 million demo viewers, d... [TVNewser]

POLL: If Katie Couric leaves CBS Evening News, who should be the new anchor? - Posted March 28, 2011
Katie Couric is on vacation this week -- perhaps her last as the anchor of the CBS Evening News. She won't be interviewing the president tomorrow, like her cross-network colleagues ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Might Get '60 Minutes' Slot - Posted March 28, 2011
Katie Couric has been offered a spot on 60 Minutes as part of a package that also includes her hosting a daytime talk show for CBS, the New York Post reports. According to the Post's Michael Shain, Couric was supposed to sta... [MediaJobsDaily]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [TVNewser]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [FishbowlNY]

Diane Sawyer Talks Amanpour, Fox, and the Pope at Press Club - Posted March 23, 2011
While her competitors Katie Couric and Brian Williams were chatting with late night hosts David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 14 - Posted March 22, 2011
A busy news week sent Americans to their TVs for the network evening newscasts, but the beginning of Daylight Saving Time has taken a hit on TV watching. The 6:30p-7p Households using television (HUT) level was down -7% week-to-week, while the People Using Television (PUT) levels among A25-54 viewers was down... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Prepare to Cover President Obama's Japan Remarks - Posted March 17, 2011
At approximately 3:30 PM ET, President Obama will make remarks on the situation in Japan. CBS News says that Katie Couric will anchor a "special update" that will be fed to CBS stations. With the broadcast network in fu... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 7 - Posted March 15, 2011
By this time next week, we'll know which evening newscasts most Americans chose for coverage of the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. As for last week, which included Friday -- the day of the quake, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a commanding l... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric talks with ABC News - Posted March 15, 2011
Two new reports on the future of Katie Couric, including a meeting held with ABC News president Ben Sherwood last month, ... [TVNewser]

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta Files First '60 Minutes' Report Sunday - Posted March 12, 2011
He's in Japan today on assignment for CNN, but tomorrow on CBS, Dr. Sanjay Gupta will present his first report for "60 Minutes." Gupta is CNN's chief medical correspondent. Gupta's report will focus on a nine-month long investigation by the "60 Minutes" team, into the world of counterfeit prescription drugs. Interestingly, this... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks To Carry Obama News Conference on Earthquake - Posted March 11, 2011
ABC, NBC and CBS are planning special reports around 12:30 PM for President Obama's news conference. Obama will address the earthquake and tsunamis that struck Japan and which are beginning to hit U.S. soil. Katie Couric will anchor for CBS News, Ann Curry will anchor for NBC News (Update: ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 28 & Sweeps - Posted March 8, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast last week, with an 850K total viewer lead over "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer." ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric is Silly, Funny - Posted March 8, 2011
... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Surprise: Gridiron Welcomes Bon Jovi - Posted March 8, 2011
Jon Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea will attend this Saturday's Gridiron dinner as the guests of Vanity Fair's Todd Purdum. The Gridiron Show includes a parody of "Livin' on a Prayer," which prompted in... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric's In-Depth Investigation Into 'The Sillies' - Posted March 7, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric recently presented an in-depth exclusive investigation for Funny or Die, the comedy website owned by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay. The subject of her journalistic prowess? The fraudulent song and dance ro... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 21 - Posted March 1, 2011
As attention in north Africa shifted from Egypt to Libya last week, the evening newscasts rode the ratings rollercoaster up, drawing 1.6 million more viewers from the week before. "NBC Nightly News" was #1 again with a 1.4M total viewer lead over #2 "World News," while ABC's broadcast had nearly 2M... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric lends support for two cancer causes, each hitting close to home - Posted March 1, 2011
Days after dedicating a cancer center in Virgina named for her sister, CBS News anchor Katie Couric is teaming up with the city of New York for the "Make that Call" campaign to raise awareness for colon cancer, which ... [TVNewser]

Is 'John King USA' The Next CNN Show Due For a Revamp? - Posted February 28, 2011
The Wall Street Journal writes about the changes announced Friday to CNN's primetime lineup, and dropped in ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric pens first book -- with a little help from her friends - Posted February 24, 2011
NYT's Bill Carter talks with CBS' Katie Couric about her first book -- a compilation of essays and commentary from everyone from her former "Today" co-an... [TVNewser]

Jeff Fager on Evening News: 'That's not broken, that's incredible' - Posted February 22, 2011
Another bit from today's CBS News town hall media put on by the incoming chairman Jeff Fager and president David Rhodes. According to an insider in the room, Fager had this to say about the "CBS Evening... [TVNewser]

Cable News Young Gun Gets Shot at Tiffany Network - Posted February 21, 2011
CBS News' brand-new management team doesn't officially take over until tomorrow, but it's already earning high marks from former division president Andrew Heyward. "It's a really creative, innovative way to structure top management," says Heyward, a consultant to media companies. "I give Leslie [Leslie Moonves, president an... [TVNewser]

Evening News sendoff for CBS News President Sean McManus - Posted February 18, 2011
Last night after the CBS Evening News, staffers bid farewell to Sean McManus who has led the news division for more than 5 years. McManus is ... [TVNewser]

Meet the new Senior Producer of 'Meet the Press' - Posted February 17, 2011
Executive producer of NBC's "Meet the Press" (and birthday girl) Betsy Fischer just announced some news via Twitter. So excited to have @AdamVerdugo on our #mtp team as Sr. Producer. He's been a star... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Meet the new Senior Producer of 'Meet the Press' - Posted February 17, 2011
Executive producer of NBC's "Meet the Press" (and birthday girl) Betsy Fischer just announced some news via Twitter. So excited to have @AdamVerdugo on our #mtp team as Sr. Producer. He's been a star... [FishbowlNY]

Meet the new Senior Producer of 'Meet the Press' - Posted February 17, 2011
Executive producer of NBC's "Meet the Press" (and birthday girl) Betsy Fischer just announced some news via Twitter. So excited to have @AdamVerdugo on our #mtp team as Sr. Producer. He's been a star... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan becomes the news on CBS Evening News - Posted February 15, 2011
The CBS Evening News reported today's horrible news -- the beating and sexual assault of correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo's Tahrir Square... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lara Logan becomes the news on CBS Evening News - Posted February 15, 2011
The CBS Evening News reported today's horrible news -- the beating and sexual assault of correspondent Lara Logan in Cairo's Tahrir Square... [FishbowlNY]

Networks Planning Special Reports for Obama Presser - Posted February 15, 2011
All three of the major broadcast networks are planning special reports covering President Obama's 11 AM news conference. As usual, the cable news channels will also be covering the conference. With Egypt still fresh on people's minds, and a budget proposed yesterday, there will be plenty to talk about. NBC will have ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Reports for Obama Statement on Egypt - Posted February 11, 2011
As the cable news networks continue to cover the revelry in the streets of Cairo, following the announcement that Hosni Mubarak has stepped down as president, the broadcast networks are preparing special reports for their networks as Pres. Obama plans to address the situation at 1:30pmET now scheduled for 3pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Report: Katie Couric to Stay with CBS Through 2012 Election - Posted February 9, 2011
If Vegas is taking bets on the matter, what Howard Kurtz lays out in his column this morning, is a safe one. It's what we've been hearing, and what conven... [TVNewser]

Jeff Fager on CBS News: 'The truth is everybody does a pretty damn good job at this place' - Posted February 8, 2011
The top-rated news program on television has long been the Sunday CBS flagship "60 Minutes." That program has been under the watchful eye of executive producer Jeff Fager since 2004. Today, CBS ... [TVNewser]

The Most-Watched Interview In History? Not Quite - Posted February 8, 2011
Last week, we reported on Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly... [TVNewser]

Is Erica Hill the Next Diane Sawyer? - Posted February 7, 2011
After the "Early Show" rearrangement in November, is CBS' Erica Hill poised to be the next tvnewser elite? Maybe even the next ... [TVNewser]

Jane Lynch to Katie Couric on 'Glee': 'I hate you Diane Sawyer' - Posted February 7, 2011
CBS' Katie Couric was on the post-Super Bowl episode of "Glee." When Couric broke the news that coach Sue Sylvester (Jane Lynch) was "loser of the year," Lynch said "I thought this was the 10 most fascinating?" "That's Barbara Walters," Couric said. At the end of the interview coach Sylve... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan released from Egyptian Military Custody - Posted February 4, 2011
Lara Logan and her crew have been released from custody one day after being detained by the Egyptian military. Logan was questioned and then detained while outside Israel's embassy in Cairo. CBS was not commenting yesterday, but in an internal email obtained by TVNewser this morning, CBS News D.C. bu... [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]

1994 'Today' Hosts ask 'What is the internet anyway?' - Posted January 31, 2011
The "Today" show this morning took a look back at an old clip from the show circa 1994 in which Bryant Gumbel asks "What is internet anyway?" and former host Katie Couric explains that it's a "massive computer network." ... [TVNewser]

Is Jeff Zucker Planning His TV Comeback with Katie Couric? - Posted January 28, 2011
The New York Post's Claire Atkinson reports today that if "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric does make a play for her own syndicated ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Katie Couric on International Holocaust Remembrance Day - Posted January 27, 2011
CBS' Katie Couric was featured in a public service announcement today enitiled: "CBS Cares: International Holocaust Remembrance Day" --in which Couric reminds viewers that today is the time to honor and respect the victims of the Holocaust. ... [TVNewser]

Which TV News Anchors and Hosts Had Lunch With President Obama Today? - Posted January 25, 2011
This afternoon, as is tradition, President Barack Obama had lunch at the White House with a bevy of journalists, including anchors and hosts for the broadcast and cable news channels. So, who attended? Fox News Channel's Shepard Smith spilled (some of) the beans: ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 17 - Posted January 25, 2011
The three evening newscasts drew a combined average of 25,600,000 Total Viewers last week -- up 1% from a year ago (25,330,000). "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" led the way with 10M Total Viewers, with "World News with ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 25, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY C-SPAN as a sleep aid "No offense to C-SPAN, but if you have trouble falling asleep, it's awesome." -- Ed Rendell, NBC News Political Analyst on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. Politico allows 'fart' into fea... [FishbowlDC]

Networks and Cable Channels Roll Out Key Talent For 2011 State Of The Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2011
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels, are bringing out the big name talent for coverage of the 2011 State of The Union address Tuesday evening. On the broadcast networks, NBC has Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

East Coast Media Can't Handle the Chelsea Truth - Posted January 24, 2011
Female entertainers who make $20 million a year normally get a little more media respect than Chelsea Handler. According to an ... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric Comes to Washington - Posted January 20, 2011
CBS News's Katie Couric will grace Washington for President Obama's State of the Union address early next week. The live primetime coverage will be followed by a live webcast anchored by Couric featuring extended analysis from the CBS News political team, i... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 10 - Posted January 19, 2011
The tragedy in Tucson, which brought all three evening news anchors to Arizona for several days last week, helped draw U.S. viewers to those shows. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 topping 10M Total Viewer average for the week. Williams spent the most ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Katie Couric Explores Mental Illness in Response to the Tucson, Ariz. Tragedy - Posted January 13, 2011
In a special report on the "CBS Evening News" tonight, Katie Couric -- joined by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook -- explor... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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Pres. Obama Delivers News at Tucson Memorial: 'Gabby opened her eyes' - Posted January 12, 2011
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Evening News Ratings: Week of January 3 - Posted January 11, 2011
For the first full week of 2011, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a nearly 1.5 million Total Viewer lead on its closest competitor, "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer," while ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Reports for Tucson Shootings Moment of Silence - Posted January 10, 2011
ABC News, CBS News and NBC News will produce network special reports for the moment of silence to be held at 11amET for the victims of Saturday's massacre in Arizona. Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos will anchor ABC's coverage from Tucson. Erica H... [TVNewser]

More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [FishbowlNY]

More Anchors Heading to Arizona - Posted January 8, 2011
ABC's George Stephanopoulos will co-anchor tomorrow's "Good Morning America" live from the scene of the shootings in Tucson, joined by anchor Dan Harris. NBC's Lester Holt is on his way to Arizona, where he ... [TVNewser]

TVNewsers Remember Haiti Earthquake on the One Year Anniversary of the Tragedy - Posted January 8, 2011
TVNewsers prepare for Haiti earthquake anniversary coverage. During the catastrophic event last year, many tvnewsers went themselves to see what was really going on in Haiti first-hand. Fox News Channel is sending... [TVNewser]

More People Watched Snooki and The Situation than Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric - Posted January 7, 2011
This press release just hit the inbox: MTV'S HIGHEST RATED SERIES TELECAST EVER! SEASON THREE OF"JERSEY SHORE" DELIVERS 8.45 MILLION TOTAL VIEWERS FOR PREMIERE That means the show featuring Snooki, J-Woww, Sammi, Ronnie, Vinny, Pauly D, "The Situation," and a new girl whose name we haven't yet (or probably ever will) learned, scored better... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bill O'Reilly to Interview President Barack Obama on the Fox Broadcast Network Super Bowl Sunday - Posted January 6, 2011
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly will interview President Barack Obama on the Fox broadcast network Super Bowl Sunday, an FNC spokesperson confirms to TV... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 27 - Posted January 4, 2011
The last week of 2010 was a strong one for the broadcast evening news programs, with all three broadcasts up week over week and year over year in total viewers. As usual, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the top program, followed by "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

NBC, ABC, & CBS All Prepared for President Barack Obama's Presser - Posted December 22, 2010
The Senate is prepared for a final vote on the START arms reduction treaty with Russia today, which will be followed by a White House news conference later today. ABC, CBS, and NBC are all prepared to go live with the news conference. NBC News coverage will be anchored by Brian... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC, ABC, & CBS All Prepared for President Barack Obama's Presser - Posted December 22, 2010
The Senate is prepared for a final vote on the START arms reduction treaty with Russia today, which will be followed by a White House news conference later today. ABC, CBS, and NBC are all prepared to go live with the news conference. NBC News coverage will be anchored by Brian... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Talking New Deal with CBS? Not Yet - Posted December 21, 2010
Yesterday, we linked to a story from Bloomberg which reported (using some slippery language) that "CBS Evening News" anchor Kati... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 13 - Posted December 21, 2010
As usual, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast again last week. On ABC, "World News with Diane Sawyer" closed the gap year over year by 4% in ... [TVNewser]

Report: Katie Couric, CBS Begin Contract Talks - Posted December 20, 2010
CBS News and "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric have begun preliminary talks about a new contract, Bloomberg News ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer and Brian Williams Honor Larry King - Posted December 17, 2010
As we reported last night, all three broadcast evening news anchors, along with Barbara Walters, dropped ... [TVNewser]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Threw the Best TV News Holiday Bash? - Posted December 17, 2010
Your TVNewsers are over at the mediabistro.com holiday lunch right now (posting will resume later). So, this is a good time to size up some of the other holiday parties. Barbara Walters and "The View" EP ... [FishbowlNY]

President Obama, All Three Evening News Anchors Among The Guests Wishing Larry King Farewell - Posted December 16, 2010
As promised, CNN delivered a star-studded goodbye for Larry King, who signed off for the last time on his daiy interview program this evening. As we reported, comedian Bill Maher and "American Idol" host ... [TVNewser]

School Board Hero Makes Way for Pres. Obama - Posted December 16, 2010
As the cable news channels awaited Pres. Obama in the briefing room to discuss the outcome of the Afghanistan report this morning, two of them listened in on the hero from Tuesday's shooting at the school board meeting in Panama City, FL. MSNBC and CNN carried the remarks of Mike Jones, who... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Next Stop: Syndication? - Posted December 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_44144" align="alignright" width="288" caption="Couric guests on ABC daytime talker "The View""][/caption] Broadcasting & Cable's syndication ace Paige Albiniak reports that ... [TVNewser]

Celebrities, Journalists, Politicos Praise Larry King - Posted December 14, 2010
This week is the last one for CNN's long-running 9 PM program "Larry King Live." King's final show is Thursday, with the network running "best of" programs until Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

Richard Holbrooke 1941-2010 - Posted December 14, 2010
All three evening newscasts updated the west coast versions of their broadcasts last night to report the news of the death of American diplomat Richard Holbrooke. The news of Holbrooke's death at George Washington University Hospital broke around 7:40pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Who Gets Credit for 'Today' Show's 15-year Win Streak? - Posted December 11, 2010
It's a major TV milestone, that will be celebrated in a low-key way. Today NBC's "Today" show celebrates 15 years as the nation's #1 morning show. Look for a promo to air Monday during the show which will thank viewers for sticking with the program all these years. So who gets the credit... [TVNewser]

Les Moonves Holds Court at CBS Holiday Bash - Posted December 10, 2010
CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves -- sans wife Julie Chen who is fully ensconced in L.A. for her ensemble daytime show, "The Talk" -- celebrated with his CBS minions, and the press who cover them, at CBS' Black Rock headquarters last night. [caption id="attachment_43486" align="alignright" width="266" caption="CBS' annual airing of "Rudolph the... [TVNewser]

TV Execs Sweep the '100 Most Powerful Women in the Entertainment Industry 2010' List - Posted December 8, 2010
CBS News anchor Katie Couric was the keynote address speaker yesterday in Beverly Hills at the 19th annual event honoring the 100 most powerful women in the entertainment industry, sponsored by ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Dances With 'Secretariat,' Talks About Her Date with Bob Saget on Craig Ferguson's Show - Posted December 7, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric was a guest on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" last night, and it made for a memoerably bizarre segment. Couric recalls a blind date she had with comedian Bob Saget (yes, really) she dances with Ferguson as two staffers dressed as Triple Crown-winning horse... [TVNewser]

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]

CBS & ABC to Launch On-Going Specials - Posted December 1, 2010
CBS launches its new series "Tough Choices" tonight on the CBS "Evening News with Katie Couric" at 6:30pmET. The launch is in conjunction with the bipartisan Federal Deficit Commission's final report. "In the near term, there is no more pressing domestic issue for America than the deficit," said Executive Producer... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Honors Drew Brees at Sportsman of the Year Event - Posted December 1, 2010
CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric introduced New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees last night at the ... [TVNewser]

'Gleek' Katie Couric May Appear on the Post-Super Bowl Episode of 'Glee' - Posted November 24, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric is an outspoken fan of the Fox TV series "Glee," and now it seems she may even make an appearance on the program. TV entertainment reporter extraordinaire Michael Ausiello... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 15 - Posted November 23, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," was #1 again last week, but was down in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo from the week prior. #2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" was up over the p... [TVNewser]

Would Sarah Palin Sit Down for Another Interview with Katie Couric? 'Why Waste My Time? No' - Posted November 22, 2010
There has been much talk about former Alaska governor and Fox News contributor Sarah Palin considering a presidential run in 2012. Tonight, Palin sits down with Sean Hannity to talk about it, among other topics. During the discussion, Hannity asks Palin if she would grant "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Producer Joins Ruder Finn - Posted November 16, 2010
CBS The Early Show supervising producer Maryam Ayrolmou has left the network and has joined Ruder Finn... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric's Exclusive Interview with Lisa Murkowski on 'CBS Evening News' - Posted November 15, 2010
Senator Lisa Murkowski will appear on tonight's "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" for an exclusive interview tonight at 6:30pmET. The Couric-Murkowski interview took place today in Washington, DC. The senator made t... [TVNewser]

Soledad O'Brien Book Party at Russell Simmons Pad - Posted November 14, 2010
TVNewser stopped by the book party for CNN anchor and special correspondent Soledad O'Brien Friday night at Russ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric 'When Familes Grieve' Special Re-airing on PBS Tonight - Posted November 11, 2010
When Families Grieve, an Emmy-nominated, primetime television special featuring CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and the Sesame Street Muppets, will be re-airing on PBS tonight, in honor of Veterans Day. The special... [TVNewser]

'Today' Show Anchors Past and Present Say Goodbye to Gene Shalit - Posted November 11, 2010
Katie Couric, Jane Pauley, Byant Gumbel, and Tom Brokaw all took part in Gene Shalit... [TVNewser]

Mark Your Calendars: The New York Times' Arts & Leisure Weekend Is Coming In January - Posted November 11, 2010
Break out your 2011 calendars, people. The New York Times is set to hold its 10th annual Arts & Leisure Weekend from January 6th through the 9th. The event will include TimesTalks interviews with big names across a variety of fields, conducted by New York Times journalists. Some of the guests slated... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mark Your Calendars: The New York Times' Arts & Leisure Weekend Is Coming In January - Posted November 11, 2010
Break out your 2011 calendars, people. The New York Times is set to hold its 10th annual Arts & Leisure Weekend from January 6th through the 9th. The event will include TimesTalks interviews with big names across a variety of fields, conducted by New York Times journalists. Some of the guests slated... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer Glam up for Glamour Women of the Year Event - Posted November 9, 2010
Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 1 - Posted November 9, 2010
The week of the midterm elections was a great one for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," with the program getting a healthy bump in viewership Nov. 1-5. The "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

How Other Networks are Reporting Olbermann's Suspension - Posted November 6, 2010
In addition to Rachel Maddow's show, Keith Olbermann's suspension was mentioned last night on his own show with substitute host Thomas Roberts... [TVNewser]

Midterm Ratings: ABC News Tops the Broadcast Networks, But all are Down from 2006 Midterms - Posted November 4, 2010
The final numbers from the broadcast networks are in, and just as it did in the 2006 midterm elections, ABC topped the nets when it came to election coverage. That said, the ratings for all three of the network news divisions were down sharply from 2006. ABC News coverage, led by ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 25 - Posted November 2, 2010
All three broadcast evening newscasts experienced Total Viewer growth last week as more Americans tuned in ahead of the midterms and got the latest news on Friday's terror scare. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was again #1 with a 600K viewer lead over #2 "World News wit... [TVNewser]

Behind the Scenes on Election Night - Posted November 2, 2010
Every news channel is busy preparing for the midterm election coverage tonight, and some have put together behind the scenes videos to give viewers a sense of the work that goes into it. TVNewser will have our own report from behind the scenes at some of the networks later. Here is Fox News... [TVNewser]

Jeff Zucker at his Roast: 'I haven't felt so much love since I sat down with Steve Burke' - Posted November 1, 2010
Outgoing NBC CEO Jeff Zucker was roasted at the Center for Communication's annual luncheon today by tvnewsers ... [TVNewser]

Acclaimed Journalist Ryan Seacrest to Interview President Obama Tomorrow - Posted November 1, 2010
President Obama has really been making the rounds in the days leading up to the midterm elections. Last week he appeared on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," and this week he goes mano-e-mano against arguably his toughest opponent yet... ... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Cover Possible Terror Attempt - Posted October 29, 2010
All three major broadcast networks broke into regular coverage to deliver special reports on the UPS bomb scare shortly after 11:30 AM ET, joining extensive coverage by the cable news channels. ABC was first at approximately 11:37 AM, followed by NBC and CBS after 11:40 AM. The three evening news anchors handled... [TVNewser]

TV Stations Ready for Election Night Coverage - Posted October 29, 2010
We continue our look at the election night coverage, with check on how the area TV station's news departments are gearing up for their big night. WCBS/Channel 2 Updates throughout the day during regular newscasts. CBS 2 News at 11 p.m. will be extended to an hour broadcast. Updated ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

TV Stations Ready for Election Night Coverage - Posted October 29, 2010
We continue our look at the election night coverage, with check on how the area TV station's news departments are gearing up for their big night. WCBS/Channel 2 Updates throughout the day during regular newscasts. CBS 2 News at 11 p.m. will be extended to an hour broadcast. Updated ... [FishbowlNY]

Election 2010: CBS News Going to All Platforms for Midterm Election Coverage, Partners with Google - Posted October 28, 2010
For its midterm election coverage, CBS News is planning a major multi-platform push, including extensive live coverage online. "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric will lead coverage during the evening newscast and during a special o... [TVNewser]

Les Moonves: 'We Haven't Begun' to Talk Katie Couric Contract Extension - Posted October 28, 2010
CBS CEO Les Moonves was a keynote speaker at the Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News OnScreen Media Summit today. At the event ... [TVNewser]

CBS's Cordes Goes Techy for Election Coverage - Posted October 26, 2010
CBS News is going high tech for Election Night. This is CBS's Nancy Cordes using the new iPad interface last night in its "debut" on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric... [FishbowlDC]

Kurtz on Couric: 'Signs Point to her Staying Put' - Posted October 26, 2010
Katie Couric's 5-year contract with CBS is nearing its end, but the anchor told ... [TVNewser]

How Did Juan Williams Factor on the Evening Newscasts? - Posted October 22, 2010
The Juan Williams NPR firing, in the context of the perception of Muslims in America as well as other journalists who've lost their jobs recently, lead two of the three evening newscasts last night: ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" with a story reported by ... [TVNewser]

Clint Eastwood Visits Katie Couric for @KatieCouric Web Show - Posted October 21, 2010
Katie Couric feels lucky, punk: She welcomed actor and director Clint Eastwood to her @KatieCouric Internet show, where he discussed the politics of President ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

'Spirit Day' Turns tvnewsers Purple - Posted October 20, 2010
Millions of Americans wore purple today for 'Spirit Day' to commemorate the kids who were tormented for being or suspected of being homosexual. All day long, tvnewsers wore purple in support of this anti-bullying cause, started by the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). TVNewser ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 4 - Posted October 12, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 again last week, but down in both Total Viewers and younger viewers from the week before. #2 "World News with Diane Sawyer" was down in Total Viewers a... [TVNewser]

Former John McCain Campaign Adviser Releases Political Novel - Posted October 11, 2010
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Female Newsers Make Forbes 'Power Women' List - Posted October 9, 2010
A number of high profile female news anchors made the Forbes list of the world's 100 most powerful women. The top ranked newser on the list was "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric, who came in at number 22. ... [TVNewser]

NY Post Floats Another Katie Couric to CNN Rumor - Posted October 8, 2010
The New York Posts's Michael Shain takes two recent stories: Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes' ... [TVNewser]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Forbes World's 100 Most Powerful Women List Loaded With Media Figures - Posted October 7, 2010
Last evening, Forbes released their annual ranking of the World's 100 Most Powerful Women on their official website, Forbes.com. The list included 18 media and publishing personalities and made it clear that the women controlling the industr... [FishbowlNY]

CBS CEO Les Moonves Talks Candidly About the Future of Broadcast News, Katie Couric's Contract - Posted October 6, 2010
CBS CEO Les Moonves spoke at the University of Texas Monday, where he accepted an award and addressed students. While there, he commented... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric back to 'Today?' 'Ridiculous' Says Insider - Posted September 30, 2010
There's another Page Six report about Katie Couric possibly returning to the "Today" show when her CBS News contract expires next year. But a top NBC News insider tells TVNewser the report is "ridiculous." ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 29, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Press held in crappy press space "We're outside Albuquerque. many of u will be pleased to know that the press space is in a horse corral, and we are literally walking on dung." NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News's D.C. Bureau Stars - Posted September 28, 2010
CBS News reeled in seven Emmy awards last night. Some journalists in CBS News's Washington bureau are to be commended for winning an Emmy for "OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM IN A REGULARLY SCHEDULED NEWSCAST." The Emmy was awarded for Rape in America: Justice Denied which appeared on the CBS Evening News with ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN Shift: CNN is Hiring - Posted September 24, 2010
An interesting side note to today's executive shakeup at CNN: the network is looking for another executive. "We will be naming an executive vice president and managing editor of CNN Worldwide to lead collaboration across all platforms and elevate CNN's unique journalism and analysi... [TVNewser]

CNBC to Air Clinton Global Citizens Awards Show - Posted September 22, 2010
As part of the annual Clinton Global Initiative being held this week in New York City, CNBC will air "The Clinton Global Citizens Awards Show" this weekend. The awards will be handed out tomorrow night at the close of the three-day get-together. CNBC will repackage the ceremony for a one hour... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 13 - Posted September 21, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" finished in first place among the evening newscasts last week, but the broadcast, as well as "World News with Diane Sawyer" lost viewers week-to-... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: 2009-2010 Season - Posted September 21, 2010
The ratings are in the for just-completed 2009-2010 network evening news season. And when compared to 2008-2009 season, "NBC Nightly News" ABC's "World News" and the "CBS Evening News" have lost a combined 739,000 Total Viewers and a combined 338,000 A25-54 viewers. "Nightly News with Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: Dancing Star? - Posted September 21, 2010
Does "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric have some sort of secret skill that she isn't sharing? The anchor told US W... [TVNewser]

Which Broadcasters Have the Most 'Buzz?' - Posted September 17, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman counts down his top 12 broadcasters that are "making a difference," or in other words: Let me put it this way. If any one of these folks walked through Michael's restauran... [TVNewser]

Newsers Make 'Most Stylish New Yorkers' List - Posted September 16, 2010
•I know you all have been waiting for the US Weekly "25 Most Stylish New Yorkers" List. Well, here it is. Three tvnewsers have made the list, and none of them is Anderson Cooper. ... [TVNewser]

Yes, Brian Williams is on Twitter - Posted September 16, 2010
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams has joined the Twittersphere. This is the same man who said in October, 2009: "There is nothing I need t... [TVNewser]

Stand up to Cancer Pledges Top $80M - Posted September 16, 2010
So far, more than $80 million has been pledged from the second "Stand up to Cancer" event held last week in Los Angeles. The telethon hosted by Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer, and ... [TVNewser]

Michael Eisner: 'ABC Makes Money on News' - Posted September 15, 2010
Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner was a guest on "Your World with Neil Cavuto" this afternoon on Fox News. Eisner, who left Disney in 2005, spoke to Cavuto about ... [TVNewser]

Class is in at CBS News: 'Reading, Writing and Reform' - Posted September 14, 2010
The CBS Evening News launches a new education series tonight called "Reading, Writing and Reform." The recurring series of education stories will be broadcast throughout the 2010-11 school year on the Katie Couric broadcast. Tonight's story, reported by ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 6 - Posted September 14, 2010
For the week of September 6, "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" was the only evening newscast to be up from the week prior, though "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was still the... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on Piers Morgan: 'It will be interesting to watch how it unfolds' - Posted September 14, 2010
CBS News anchor Katie Couric tells The Hollywood Reporter she'll be watching Piers Morgan when he takes over for Larry... [TVNewser]

18.3 Million Watch 'Stand Up to Cancer' - Posted September 14, 2010
An estimated 18.3 million people watched the "Stand Up to Cancer" Telethon Friday night, which was hosted by the three network news anchors, Brian Williams, Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

'Do Not Adjust Your Sets' as Big Three Anchors Appear on Each Others' Programs - Posted September 13, 2010
Friday evening all four major broadcast networks, along with a slew of cable channels, aired the Stand up to Cancer telethon. A few hours before the special, during the network evening newscasts, a clip featuring all three of the 6:30 PM anchors appeared at the end, asking viewers to watch the telethon. ... [TVNewser]

Andrew Breitbart Thinks Big: 'I'll have a network, I'm sure I will' - Posted September 13, 2010
BigGovernment, BigJournalism, now Andrew Breitbart is really thinking big. He wants to start his own TV network, beyond his Breitbart.tv. According to ... [TVNewser]

Stars Stand up to Cancer - Posted September 11, 2010
The second star-studded Stand up to Cancer event was held last night in Los Angeles featuring cancer survivors -- including ABC's Robin Roberts -- and those currently battling the disease -- including ... [TVNewser]

Couric, Sawyer, Williams in Final Preps for 'Stand up to Cancer' - Posted September 10, 2010
Final preparations are underway in Los Angeles for "Stand up to Cancer" the multi-network special to raise awareness about the multiple forms of cancer and raise money to combat them. Spearheaded by CBS News anchor Katie Couric, the event will also be co-hosted by her network competitors Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Florida Runs Your News - Posted September 10, 2010
Growing up in South Florida, I should have known I would someday end up somehow involved in TV news. For better or worse, the state of Florida -- and in particular the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale market -- has had maybe the biggest impact on the television news industry outside New York... [TVNewser]

Olbermann on Letterman, Sawyer on Kimmel, Couric on Leno - Posted September 9, 2010
In addition to Katie Couric going on Jay Leno tonight, Diane Sawyer will be a guest on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Both Couric and Sawyer will be anchoring their evening news... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on 'Tonight Show' Ahead of Stand up to Cancer Event - Posted September 9, 2010
She once hosted -- one night only, folks -- and tonight, Katie Couric returns to NBC's "The Tonight Show" as a guest of ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Aug. 30 - Posted September 8, 2010
There was a bounce-back for the three evening newscasts last week. A week after the combined averages of "NBC Nightly News", ABC's "World News" and the "CBS Evening News" hit their lowest-ever level at 18.7 million Total Viewers, the ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Assembles Campaign 2010 Team - Posted September 6, 2010
Now that Labor Day is here, Campaign 2010 kicks in to high gear. CBS News has announced its multi-platform plans for coverage leading up to the November midterms. Chief Political Consultant Marc Ambinder and Political Analyst and Contributor ... [TVNewser]

GMA Summer Concert Series Posters to Benefit 'Stand up to Cancer' - Posted September 4, 2010
All summer, GMA producers have been asking the artists who performed in the 2010 Concert Series to autograph a poster on the day they performed. Now all 15 posters will are being auctioned off on eBay to benefit this Friday's Stand Up To Cancer event. Posters... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow: When You Leave the Studio 'Your Ratings Go Down' - Posted September 3, 2010
MSNBC 9 PM host Rachel Maddow appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" last night, and during her appearance let slip a fact that is well known in the TV news business, but does not often get talked about: when an anchor leaves the studio to go cover an important story... [TVNewser]

More Layoffs on the Horizon for CBS News? - Posted September 1, 2010
The Daily Beast's Rebecca Dana writes about CBS News today, and says that there will be another round of layoffs at the company this Fall "according to senior staffers.... [TVNewser]

More Layoffs, Reportedly, in the Works for CBS News - Posted September 1, 2010
Last February, CBS announced the news division would be sliced by nearly 100. Now, The Daily Beast reports a new wave of cuts are coming to the once-vaunted news division in the near future, possibly as soon as the fa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Layoffs, Reportedly, in the Works for CBS News - Posted September 1, 2010
Last February, CBS announced the news division would be sliced by nearly 100. Now, The Daily Beast reports a new wave of cuts are coming to the once-vaunted news division in the near future, possibly as soon as the fa... [FishbowlNY]

Friedman: Katie Couric Should Return to NBC - Posted September 1, 2010
MarketWatch media columnist Jon Friedman has a suggestion for NBC News: bring back Katie Couric when her deal with CBS expires next... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 23 - Posted August 31, 2010
A less than stellar summer week for the three network evening newscasts. As we mentioned, the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" tied an all-time low. The nation's #1 newscast, "NBC Nightly News" also lost viewers during a week the show sent its star anchor ... [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]

'Evening News' EP: Afghanistan Coverage 'Was Worth It' - Posted August 25, 2010
The AP catches up with "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan after, as ... [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]

Katie Couric, Matt Lauer Attend Bill Clinton's Birthday Bash - Posted August 23, 2010
•Former "Today" co-anchors Matt Lauer and Katie Couric were reunited yesterday. The NY Post's "Page Six" reports that Couric and Lauer were among the... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Catches up with Gen. Petraeus in Afghanistan - Posted August 20, 2010
While the combat troop withdrawal from Iraq dominated much of the War news this week, Katie Couric has been in Afghanistan reporting on the progress there. Today, Couric spoke with Gen. David Petraeus about whether negotiatin... [TVNewser]

Who is That Guy on 'Today?' It's Linny, Of Course - Posted August 20, 2010
The name Linny Boyette is not a household one, but avid readers of TVNewser may recognize it. Linny is "Today's" biggest fan, coming to the show every morning from his home in the Bronx. Boyette has been profiled ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams: Katie Couric 'Always Welcome' at NBC - Posted August 18, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman sits down with "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams for an episode of "Media Matters." Friedman asks Williams about his count... [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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Aug. 9 - Posted August 17, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched newscast again last week, adding 370,000 Total Viewers from the week prior. Ann Curry substituted for Williams, whose father, ... [TVNewser]

Did you hear the one about Katie Couric in the elevator? - Posted August 10, 2010
Did you know that Aubrey Plaza, the sardonic intern on NBC's "Parks & Recreation," used to be an NBC page? Well, she was and she has a story about "Today" show anchor Katie Couric, in a 30 Rock elevator. Plaza talked about it last night on "The Tonight Show:" ... [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]

Katie Couric, Piers Morgan and CNN's 9 p.m. Slot - Posted August 2, 2010
The New York Times' Brian Stelter writes about "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and CNN's apparent 9 p.m. host ... [TVNewser]

Christiane Amanpour Previews Her First 'This Week' - Posted July 29, 2010
The Washington Post's "The Reliable Source" column writes about Christiane Amanpour, who is taking over ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. Amanpour, as ... [TVNewser]

'Evening News' to Feature Fallen Soldier Life Insurance Investigation - Posted July 28, 2010
•Tonight on "CBS Evening News," anchor Katie Couric will feature an investigation revealing that Prudential Financial (along with MetLife) "lead the way in making hundreds of millions of dollars in secre... [TVNewser]

Wendy Walker Book Pushed Back to Coincide with End of Larry King Live - Posted July 27, 2010
Wendy Walker, who has been Larry King's executive producer since 1993, has written a book about life in TV news. Producer: Lessons Shared from 30 Years in Television, was t... [TVNewser]

CBS Evening News Talking Wikileaks With Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - Posted July 26, 2010
•CBS News correspondent Richard Roth interviewed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, the network says. The interview will air on tonight's "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

The New Yorker Weighs In On CNN - Posted July 26, 2010
The New Yorker has tackled CNN's primetime woes... fashionably late, it seems. Nancy Franklin discusses the new 8 p.m. program, which will be hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Wasden Tapped For 'CBS Evening News' Communications - Posted July 23, 2010
•CBS News has named Elizabeth Wasden Director of Communications for the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric." Wasden was most recently director of editorial publicity for Forbes Media. Our sister blog PRNewser ... [TVNewser]

Elizabeth Wasden Named Director, Communications for 'The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric' - Posted July 23, 2010
Elizabeth Wasden has joined CBS News as director, communications for "The CBS Evening News With Katie Couric," the network said today. Wasden joins CBS News from Forbes Media, whe... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric Back to the 'Today' Show? - Posted July 21, 2010
Katie Couric began tonight's CBS Evening news with the media coverage of the Shirley Sherrod saga. "It was an extraordinary scene on national tele... [TVNewser]

What We Almost Missed This Week - Posted July 16, 2010
Congrats to AP's Robert Furlow: a beloved editor in AP's Washington bureau, Bob was among those staffers who received annual employee recognition honors at AP's NYC headquarters on Wednesday evening. Furlow was awarded a $3,000 Oliver S. Gramling Spirit Award. See the release here. Feelin' Tapper's Love: ... [FishbowlDC]

FOX Joins ABC, CBS, NBC for 'Stand Up to Cancer' - Posted July 13, 2010
•FOX broadcast has announced it will join ABC, CBS, and NBC in donating an hour of primetime to the "Stand Up to Cancer" fundraiser, which is being hosted by Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Audio From NBC Nightly News Heard on the CBS Evening News - Posted July 10, 2010
We're pretty sure the CBS Evevning News would like to have the viewership of America's #1 evening newscast, NBC Nightly News, but this is no way to do it. In one of the weirdest things ever to occur on the evening newscasts, last night on the CBS Evening News, Katie Couric tossed... [TVNewser]

The Evening News Adds Another Female Anchor - Posted July 9, 2010
Here in the United States, two of the three broadcast evening news shows have female anchors, in the form of ABC's Diane Sawyer and CBS' Katie Couric. Now our neighbors to ... [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]

CNN's Reinvention: 'I just hope they don't go for some young, hip, king of snark' - Posted July 5, 2010
Why did CNN hire disgraced ex-New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and conservative columnist Kathleen Parker for its new 8 p.m. show? "Apparently Madoff wasn't available," deadpans CNN exile ... [TVNewser]

Who Will Replace Larry King At CNN? An Update - Posted July 1, 2010
TVNewser opened a poll yesterday asking you, our loyal readers, to vote on who should take over for CNN's outgoing 9 p.m. host Larry King. As a public service, we thought we wou... [TVNewser]

Poll: Who Will Replace Larry King? - Posted June 30, 2010
With Larry King announcing his impending departure comes the obvious question: who will be next in the 9pmET time slot? As strange as it sounds, the logical answer might be Piers Morgan. There was an ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Evening Newscasts Lose More than 1 Million Viewers in Past Year - Posted June 29, 2010
Even as the oil continues to gush from the sea floor, and the networks shuttle their anchors to points along the Gulf coast, NBC Nightly News, ABC World News and the CBS Evening News continue to lose viewers. All three broadcasts were down in Q2 2010 compared to the same period... [TVNewser]

CBS News Correspondent Barry Petersen Shares 'Jan's Story' - Posted June 29, 2010
Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was CBS News correspondent Barry Petersen, talking about his new memoir, "Jan's Story: Love Lost to the Long Goodbye of Alzheimer's." ... [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]

Katie Couric Turned Down Larry King's Job? - Posted June 28, 2010
The NYPost reports that CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric "made it known to CNN brass that she wasn't a candidate for [Larry] King's job" and that C... [TVNewser]

Clinton, Couric, Blitzer take in USA-Ghana Match - Posted June 27, 2010
In addition to participating in the Fortune, TIME and CNN Global Forum in South Africa (the 11th iteration), speakers including Katie Couric, ... [TVNewser]

The Stars Are Back on NBC! - Posted June 27, 2010
Last week NBC announced that it's longtime marketing chief, John Miller, would be leaving his post to oversee the company's integration into Comcast (if the FCC and DOJ ever ... [TVNewser]

Gloria Steinem on Sarah Palin - Posted June 23, 2010
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B&C's Next Wave of TV Leaders - Posted June 15, 2010
•Broadcasting & Cable's list of the Next Wave of Leaders is out. One newser made the list, which B&C calls "a rising group of leaders who understand that sameness no longer leads to success." CBS Evening News producer Tony Maciulis ... [TVNewser]

Nets Announce Coverage of Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
President Obama will make his first address on the oil spill from the Oval Office tomorrow evening. This comes after his tour of the region today, but before he meets with BP execs on Wednesday. Each network will carry the address, which begins at 8pm. Katie Couric, Lester Holt (substituting for... [FishbowlDC]

ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC to Carry Oval Office Address - Posted June 14, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Barack Obama will deliver his first address from the Oval Office since the start ... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Kurtz Scolds Palin For Not Reading - Posted June 14, 2010
WaPo's Howard Kurtz dings former V.P. hopeful Sarah Palin for bashing a Newsweek cover story about herself without reading it first. Few can forget her answer to CBS's Katie Couric on which... [FishbowlDC]

Couric, Moran Honor Media at Mirror Awards - Posted June 10, 2010
The Newhouse School at Syracuse University hosted the 2010 Mirror Awards today, honoring journalism that "shines a mirror" on the media. "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric MC-ed the event, along with co-chairs ... [TVNewser]

CBS Wants Viewers to 'Ask CBS News' - Posted June 9, 2010
CBS News is launching a new interactive feature this week on the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric." The segment, "Ask CBS News" has Couric answering view questions live on air. Viewers are being encouraged to submit questions to Couric via Twitter @katiecouric and on the "CBS Evening News" Facebook... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Chunk of Pipe Makes Evening News Rounds - Posted June 7, 2010
In the ongoing effort to help viewers grasp the scale of the oil spill in the Gulf Coast, "NBC Nightly News" and "CBS Evening News" both used a large piece of pipe on the set last week to demonstrate the size of the opening. Brian Williams interviewed the pipe on Thursday and... [TVNewser]

Couric Interviews New BP Commission Chairs - Posted June 3, 2010
Katie Couric will have an exclusive sit-down with Bob Graham and William Reilly, new co-chairs of President Obama's National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, tonight on "CBS Evening News." Th... [TVNewser]

The Future for Larry King and CNN - Posted May 27, 2010
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter profiles the current state of affairs at 9pm on CNN. 76-year-old Larry King, who celebrates his 25th anniversary at the networ... [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]

Anchors Away in the Gulf of Mexico - Posted May 24, 2010
With the BP oil spill finally reaching the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico, "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and "ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer are in the region looking at the d... [TVNewser]

Robert Gibbs: 'We Have Had Some Problems With BP's Lack of Transparency' - Posted May 24, 2010
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Coming To CNN: Katie Couric Live? - Posted May 21, 2010
Following the news that Campbell Brown will be leaving CNN, commentators have been falling all over themselves trying to predict who will take her place (... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams Team Up - Posted May 19, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric, "ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer, and "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Couric, Williams, Cooper, Beck, Maddow Deliver Commencement Addresses - Posted May 17, 2010
CBS' Katie Couric, NBC's Brian Williams, and other newsers all delivered addresses at university commencement ceremonies over the weekend, imparting various forms o... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: CNN & CBS 'A Marriage that Makes Sense in Theory' - Posted May 11, 2010
Dan Rather appeared on Julie Menin's "Give and Take" interview show where he discussed, at length, the possi... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Selects Elena Kagan for SCOTUS; Network Coverage - Posted May 10, 2010
• ABC's Diane Sawyer anchors from ABC headquarters along with George Stephanopoulos from ABC's Times Square Studios, Jake Tapper, Terry Moran and ... [TVNewser]

Who Takes Home a WHC Insider Award? - Posted May 8, 2010
They do: Tammy Haddad's White House Correspondents Insider has culled through the pictures, parties and gossip from last weekend's WHCD and come up with the first annual WHC Insider awards. Some of the winners include ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Obtains Photo of Times Square Suspect ... from Times Square - Posted May 5, 2010
A photo obtained exclusively by CBS News shows accused Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad with friends and family in Times Square, less than 100 yards from the spot where he abandoned an explosives-laden SUV Saturday. TVNewser has... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Knows How to Party - Posted May 4, 2010
If you're just getting back to work now, it's probably because you were dancing the night (and next day) away at MSNBC's post-WHCD party. While Cap File and Bloomberg's after-parties called it a wrap around 2 A.M., guests of MSNBC grooved into the wee hours of the morning at the... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Delivers Statement on Arrest in Attempted Bombing - Posted May 4, 2010
President Obama delivered a statement this morning at 11:06amET on the arrest of a suspect in the weekend's failed Times Square bombing. The president had been scheduled to speak at the Business Council about rebuilding the economy. Diane Sawyer anchored a special report for ABC News with with correspondents Brian Ross... [TVNewser]

Anchors Away, Covering Oil Spill, Times Square Attempted Bombing - Posted May 3, 2010
The big three network anchors left their studios for tonight's broadcasts. Two had far shorter trips than the third. The AP's David Bauder writes about it. [Brian] Williams anchored NBC's "Nightly News" from Loui... [TVNewser]

ET, Go Home! - Posted May 3, 2010
So who wins the "D-bag du Jour" award for WHCA Dinner? Couric, Rahm Emanuel and D-bag cameraman This cameraman from Entertainment Tonight who crashed the CBS pre-party in search of Katie Couric and Chelsea Handler. ... [FishbowlDC]

Kim Kardashian Turns Down CBS for FNC - Posted April 30, 2010
FNC has announced that it will bring Kim Kardashian as a guest to the White House Correspondents' Dinner. CBS's Katie Couric invited Kardashian and football star Reggie Bush a few months back, but Kardashian turned CBS down. If she's anything like she is on E!'s "Keeping up with the Kardashians" he... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 29, 2010
Quote of the Day Handler's Potential Hookup at WHCD "Maybe I will hook up with a Republican. I've never done that before." -- E!'s nightly talk show host Chelsea Handler on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Wednesday night, saying what she might do Saturday night when she's in town for the White House... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Katie Couric Argues for Commenter Civility - Posted April 28, 2010
In her "notebook" last evening, CBS' Katie Couric went after anonymous online "trolls and haters" in support of civility in website comment sections. Video below: ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Calls Out Her Critics - Posted April 26, 2010
In a speech to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association this weekend, Katie Couric reflected on her 2006 CBS Evening News debut: "According to the critics, I co... [TVNewser]

WHCA Dinner: CBS, You Had Me at "Handler" - Posted April 23, 2010
And just when I thought ABC's WHCA Dinner list (complete with Modern Family actors Julie Bowen and Ty Burrell) couldn't be topped...at least for me personally. CBS goes and snags one of my faves, funny girl ... [FishbowlDC]

What's it Take for an Anchor to Get a Hot Dog Around Here? - Posted April 22, 2010
Katie Couric got a Tweet the other day from a viewer who missed her YouTube videos. So, during their trip to Chicago last week, Couric's digital producer Tony Maciulis pulled out his Flipcam as the hungry CBS Evening News staffers stopped in at a famous hot dog spot -- with... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

LadyNewsers [and Brian Williams] Gather for Matrix Awards - Posted April 20, 2010
mediabistro.com's Senior Editor Donya Blaze and FishbowlNY co-editor Alex Alvarez covered the 2010 New York Women In Communications Matrix Awards yesterday. They caught up with Ann Curry, Tina Fey, Mariska Hargitay, and even got Oprah honoring her BFF, former local news anchor ... [TVNewser]

Matthew Hiltzik: Goldman Sachs Should Lay Low - Posted April 20, 2010
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Capus on Couric: 'I miss the fact that Katie is no longer at NBC' - Posted April 20, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman talks with NBC News President Steve Capus about the success of NBC News, his competitors and what worries him most. On Katie Couric:... [TVNewser]

Oprah Winfrey Honors 'MSF' Gayle King at NYWICI 2010 Matrix Awards - Posted April 19, 2010
You'd think Oprah Winfrey would be too bothered by a certain you-know-what to mention it at a high-profile event like New York Women in Communications' annual Matrix Awards. Yet, she says, it's her 'MSF' (mother sister friend) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Oprah Winfrey Honors 'MSF' Gayle King at NYWICI 2010 Matrix Awards - Posted April 19, 2010
You'd think Oprah Winfrey would be too bothered by a certain you-know-what to mention it at a high-profile event like New York Women in Communications' annual Matrix Awards. Yet, she says, it's her 'MSF' (mother sister friend) ... [FishbowlNY]

"60 Minutes" Helps Al Pacino Prepare for Role as Dr. Death - Posted April 17, 2010
While the real Dr. Death was on CNN earlier this week, the Academy Award winning actor playing him says a "60 Minutes" report helped him nail the character. Al Pacino plays Dr. Jack Kevorkian in the upcoming film "You Don't Know Jack." On tomorrow's "60 Minutes" Pacino tells ... [TVNewser]

Couric's Haiti Reports Begin Tonight - Posted April 13, 2010
•Katie Couric returned to Port-au-Prince last week to assess the situation three months after the earthquake there. Her four-part series, "Haiti: The Long Road Back" begins tonight on Evening News. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 5 - Posted April 13, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was again the #1 evening news broadcast last week topping #2 "World News with Diane Sawyer" by 780K Total Viewers. For the fourth straight week,... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Interviews French Pres. - Posted April 12, 2010
•Katie Couric will interview French President Nicolas Sarkozy today ahead of the nuclear summit in Washington, D.C. The interview will air tonight as Couric anchors the CBS Evening News from Washington. ... [TVNewser]

The Sarah Palin Network - Posted April 11, 2010
Tina Fey reprised her role as Sarah Palin last night as Fey hosted SNL. Taking a page from Oprah Winfrey, Palin launches her own network, with a full slate of shows including, "That's So Palin," and "Hey Journalist, I Gotcha!" Using the 2008 ... [TVNewser]

Who is Campbell Brown Hotter Than? - Posted April 9, 2010
After all the ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Teams Up with Elmo - Posted April 8, 2010
CBS' Katie Couric appeared today with Elmo and the Sesame Street crew in NYC's Madison Square Park for a tree planting ceremony celebrating the new initiative "When Families Grieve," which aims to help military and civilian families with young children cope with the loss of a parent. The program launche... [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]

Katie Couric Heading to Haiti ... But Not Before Getting Her Hands on You-Know-What - Posted April 4, 2010
As the aftershocks continue and the damage reports come in from today's earthquake in Northern Mexico, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric Tweeted tonight that she is heading to Haiti. Going to haiti to do pieces the situation there...will keep u posted via twitter! That Tweet was sent just minutes after the Mexicali... [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]

Katie Couric Plants a Tree with Elmo - Posted March 31, 2010
Next Thursday, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric, along with a couple of her muppet friends, will plant a tree in Madison Square Park as part of the new PBS series "When Families Grieve." The program, which premieres... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 22 - Posted March 30, 2010
All three evening newscasts grew their viewership from the week prior. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continues to lead the pack with a 900K+ Total ... [TVNewser]

"60" Finishes 7th For the Week - Posted March 23, 2010
Thanks to the NCAA tournament lead-in, "60 Minutes" finished in the Top 10 of primetime shows last week. 13.28M Total Viewers put the show in seventh place for the week with an 8.3 rating and 13 share. Sunday's show featured Katie Couric's profile of White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, ... [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]

Couric, Lauer, Lack do Lunch - Posted March 11, 2010
•It was an NBC reunion at Le Caprice restaurant the other day. One time NBC News president, now Bloomberg LP boss Andy Lack, was spotted dining with former "Today" show couple Katie Couric and Matt Lau... [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]

Women in the World Gather in NYC - Posted March 9, 2010
Where can you find Christiane Amanpour, Lesley Stahl, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, ... [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]

Jon Stewart Takes on Chat Roulette Coverage - Posted March 5, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlLA]

TV News Anchors Play 'Chatroulette' with Jon Stewart - Posted March 5, 2010
In a pretty phenomenal segment from last night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart sets up a chatroulette account and bumps into a bunch of newsers on their webcams. I don't want to list them and ruin the gag, but it's definitely worth watching. Enjoy! (If you don't know what "chatroulette" is,... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Interviews Book Clubs about Kathryn Stockett Novel - Posted March 4, 2010
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Beck/Couric/Imus Publicist on Mediabeat - Posted March 3, 2010
This week, our guest on mediabistro.com's Media Beat series was Matthew Hiltzik, the personal publicist for some big-name newsers, including Glenn Beck, Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik On How To Pitch Yourself At An Interview, And Other PR Trends - Posted March 3, 2010
In part three of our interview with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik, we talk about agency vs. in house PR, Hiltzik's biggest PR mentors, and how PR professionals should pitch themselves during interviews. "Don't look at your resume as very linear...it's more about in terms of the type of skills and the... [PRNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik Talks Toyota, Media Polarization and More - Posted March 2, 2010
PRNewser sits down with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik for part two of the latest interview in our mediabistro.com Media Beat series. In this segment, we talk about a number of recent PR issues, including Toyota's communications strategy in regards to their recent recall. "It does sort of seem that Toyota sat... [PRNewser]

Media Beat: Matthew Hiltzik On Representing Some of the Biggest Names in Media - Posted March 1, 2010
PRNewser sits down with Hiltzik Strategies founder Matthew Hiltzik for the latest interview in our mediabistro.com Media Beat series. Hiltzik has spent time working with the brothers Harvey and Bob Weinstein at Miramax. He also worked with Hillary Clinton's senate campaign in 2000, among other political work. More recently, Hiltzik formed his... [PRNewser]

Anderson Cooper Is Not in Talks for 'CBS Evening News' Job Says CNN - Posted March 1, 2010
NY Times reports today that "CBS executives, mindful that Katie Couric's contract expires in a little over a year, have talked to Anderson Cooper of CNN abou... [TVNewser]

Amanpour, Couric, Maddow, Toobin to Address 2010 Grads - Posted February 21, 2010
With the 2010 commencement season just a few months away, here's the latest on which newsers will be imparting words of wisdom to this year's graduates: • CNN's Christiane Amanpour is slated to be the 2010 ... [TVNewser]

Tiger Woods Delivers First Public Statement: 'I'm Deeply Sorry' - Posted February 19, 2010
Tiger Woods delivered his first public statement today from PGA Tour headquarters in Ponte Verde Beach, Florida and addressed the recent scandal surrounding his personal life that forced him to take a leave of absence from professional golf. "For all that I have done, I am so sorry," Woods said. "I... [TVNewser]

Tiger Talks and the Networks Listen - Posted February 18, 2010
Sorry "Price is Right" fans, CBS as well as ABC and NBC will produce special reports tomorrow as Tiger Woods makes his first public statement in nearly three months. Robin Roberts and ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Host 2010 Mirror Awards - Posted February 15, 2010
•Katie Couric will serve as emcee at the fourth annual Mirror Awards luncheon honoring excellence in media industry reporting. The Mirror Awards, sponsored by Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, will be held June 10 at New York City's Plaza Hotel. ... [TVNewser]

Snow in the Evening - Posted February 10, 2010
This morning we took a look at how the morning shows covered the big snow, and it was also a top story tonight on the evening news broadcasts. Brian Williams was out in it, reporting and, apparently, losing a fight with a NBC umbrella. ... [TVNewser]

Obama Gives Access, But Which Newscasts Gave it Coverage? - Posted February 10, 2010
NBC News White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie snapped this photo of Pres. Obama during his Tuesday news conference. For just the third time since taking office, Pres. Obama took questions fr... [TVNewser]

Couric Honored by Bowery Mission - Posted February 9, 2010
•"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric was honored last night by the Bowery Mission at their Annual Valentine's Gala. The mission provides shelter, food, clothing and medical care to homeless and needy New Yorkers. Around Thanksgiving, Couric ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Feb. 1 - Posted February 9, 2010
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was was the most-watched evening news program last week, averaging 10 million viewers. "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" was second and was the only ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams on Nightly News: 'It's as Straight Down the Middle as they Come and we Struggle Mightily to do that Each Day' - Posted February 8, 2010
The AP's David Bauder talks with NBC Newsman Brian Williams and NBC Newsboss Steve Capus about the bright spot at NBC these days -- the news division. Both the "Today" show and Williams' fl... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Interview with Super Bowl MVP New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees - Posted February 7, 2010
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric sat down with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees ahead of tonight's game. Segments were seen Friday on "The Early Show" and on "Evening News" a... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Polls the People, Including a Cab Driver, For Obama Questions - Posted February 7, 2010
Health care, the economy, the terror trials and the Super Bowl were all topics of this afternoon's Katie Couric interview with Pres. Obama at the White House. Couric and company arrived in Washington, DC late Friday night ahead of snowpocalypse. The pre-Super Bowl presidential interview is becoming an annual event, including last year's... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer and Emo-Journalism - Posted February 5, 2010
The LA Times' Mary McNamara pens one of the more unique critiques of Diane Sawyer's short tenure at the "World News" desk thus far,... [TVNewser]

Newsers Warm Up for Super Bowl - Posted February 5, 2010
With ugly weather headed for the northeast this weekend, plenty of newsers are probably happy they'll be down south. We've already noted how many of CBS News' reporters and anchors will be in Florida for the Super Bowl (though ... [TVNewser]

Snow Keeps Couric in Northeast - Posted February 4, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric was scheduled to head down to South Florida for Friday night's newscast, but TVNewser has learned that some bad weather is forcing a change in plans. A snow storm that is anticipated to hit the D.C. are... [TVNewser]

Gibbs Asked if Couric Should Share Her Salary with CBS Staffers - Posted February 4, 2010
WorldNetDaily White House correspondent Lester Kinsolving, known for his unusual questions at press briefings, had the following back and forth with White House press secretary Robert Gibbs today: Kinsolving: In his commendable concern for the unemployed, the president would be gratified if ... [TVNewser]

Journo to Gibbs: Should Couric Give up Salary? - Posted February 4, 2010
WorldNetDaily White House correspondent Len Kinsolving asked Press Secretary Robert Gibbs in today's briefing if CBS's Katie Couric should give up her salary to save CBS employees. Kinsolvin... [FishbowlDC]

'A Different Side of Moi' - Posted February 4, 2010
"CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric is profiled in the March issue of Harper's Bazaar, and she took some very fancy photos for the magazine. Here's an unexpected video interview from the photoshoot: ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Sean McManus: 'There hasn't been one single discussion about altering Katie's role, adjusting her contract' - Posted February 3, 2010
This morning, The Drudge Report and NY Post reported that "CBS Evening News" anchor Kati... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Jan. 25 - Posted February 2, 2010
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams was #1 again last week, but was down 200K viewers from the week before, but stayed above the 10 million mark. ABC World News with Diane Sawyer was flat w... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Interviews Pres. Obama, Pre Super Bowl - Posted January 28, 2010
Katie Couric anchors the CBS Evening News from Miami next Friday two days before CBS Sports coverage of the Super Bowl. Then on Sunday, she'll interview Pres. Obama during the 13-hour pre-game show. We kid. A CBS News spokesperson tells us details will be announced later. Let's j... [TVNewser]

Henry Stalks Anchors on POTUS's Off-Record Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
CNN 's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry played reporter today with national news anchors who lunched with President Obama today in a traditional off-... [FishbowlDC]

Obama Delivers 2010 State of the Union Address - Posted January 27, 2010
Tonight, the State of the Union address by President Obama on Congress is being broadcast on ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, CSPAN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, and MSNBC as well as the Spanish language networks. Network coverage plans: broadcast, ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Walks into CNN Live Shot After WH Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
Awaiting President Obama's State of the Union, CNN White House Correspondent Ed Henry kept himself entertained between reporting today by ambush-interviewing Wolf Blitzer and John King as they came out of ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Programs Head to Miami - Posted January 27, 2010
CBS News is heading to South Florida next week ahead of Super Bowl XLIV, for which the network has the broadcast this year. "CBS Evening News," "The Early Show," and "Face the Nation" will all be broadcasting live from South Beach and from Joe Robbie Pro Player Dolphin ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Attend White House Lunch Ahead of SOTU - Posted January 27, 2010
Today, news anchors join President Obama at the White House for the usual off-the-record lunch before the State of the Union address. TVNewser has confirmed that ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

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]

CBS Ladies Lunch for Erica Hill - Posted January 25, 2010
Michael's Restaurant, New York's media hangout, was the scene of a ladies lunch in honor of CBS Early Show newsreader and weekend anchor Erica Hill today. In addition to Hill, Katie Couric was there, as was ... [TVNewser]

Tea Partiers Talk with Katie Couric - Posted January 25, 2010
In her CBSNews.com show @katiecouric, Katie Couric talks with the leaders of the Tea Party movement, Kellen Guida and Michael Johns, about their goals, frustrations and vision for American government. In this clip, Johns gives some backgro... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Katie Couric to Host Sesame Workshop Special - Posted January 25, 2010
•CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has signed on to participate in a new production from Sesame Workshop called "When Families Grieve." The hour-long HD special features families' personal stories about coping with the death of a parent, as well as strategies that have helped the families move forward. Couric lost... [TVNewser]

The President's Media Diet - Posted January 25, 2010
One of the questions PRNewser sometimes asks in interviews is, "What do you read?" We're always interested in hearing from executives about what publications compose their media diet. Thankfully, none have given an answer akin to Sarah Palin's "all ... [PRNewser]

Couric And The duPont|Guardian Sheds Staff|Sklar Not Leaving|Oprah Bio|Kentucky Creation Museum - Posted January 22, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric And The duPont|Guardian Sheds Staff|Sklar Not Leaving|Oprah Bio|Kentucky Creation Museum - Posted January 22, 2010
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlNY]

Couric Accepts duPont Award for Palin Interviews: 'I Did the Job That I Was Supposed to Do' - Posted January 22, 2010
Last night, TVNewser attended the Alfred I. duPont Columbia University awards in Broadcast News, where CBS News and Katie Couric book-ended the evening among the year's winners. CBS News and Sports president ... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks Stay Focused on Haiti, Not 'The Sideshow' of Late Night - Posted January 21, 2010
If Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien were to suddenly relocate to Haiti, Steve Capus would need a defibrillator. Thus far, NBC News chief Capus has been able to sidestep the network's nasty late-night melodrama to focus on the earthquake disaster in Haiti. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: NBC Draws Most Viewers During Haiti - Posted January 20, 2010
The first week of 2010 brought in a huge combined average of 27 million viewers between the three network newscasts. All three saw a decrease from the previous week, but together drew an av... [TVNewser]

Couric Discusses the Importance of Anchors on the Ground in Haiti with Charlie Rose - Posted January 19, 2010
On "Charlie Rose," CBS "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric discussed her experiences and many of the scenes she witnessed during the three days she spent in ... [TVNewser]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
It would be impossible to touch upon the many ways in which different media outlets are covering the tragedy unfolding in Haiti after this week's earthquake. But while some outlets, like The New York Post, are ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Nets to Carry Obama Statement on Haiti - Posted January 15, 2010
Pres. Obama will be speaking on the U.S. response to the earthquake in Haiti scheduled for 1pmET. The four broadcast networks will carry the statement and offer coverage to affiliates. Brian Williams, Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer are in Port-a... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Nets Extend Haiti Again Tonight - Posted January 14, 2010
For the second night in a row, ABC "World News" and NBC "Nightly News" will broadcast for an hour as the networks continue to feature extended coverage of the earthquake in Haiti. (Update: CBS tells us "Evening News" will also be extended to an hour.) NBC's Brian Williams and CBS' ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Snags Two duPont Awards For Broadcast Journalism - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS News and six local television stations will be among the recipients of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards honoring outstanding work in broadcast journalism at a ceremony later this month. Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism today announced the winners of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric Wins duPont Award for Sarah Palin Interviews - Posted January 14, 2010
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric has won the Alfred I. duPont Award for political reporting for her 2008 interviews with GOP VP nominee ... [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]

Brian Williams Describes the Scene in Port-au-Prince - Posted January 13, 2010
Here's where having a cable news channel can help your broadcast network anchor get on the air first. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams and his team arrived in quake-ravaged Port-au-Prince, Haiti around 2:45pmET. Minutes later he was patched into the MSNBC cont... [TVNewser]

PR Pros Sound Off on NBC Late Night Fiasco; Agency Continues To Pitch 'Tonight Show' Content - Posted January 13, 2010
Several PR executives sounded off to the Times David Carr... [PRNewser]

TVNewsers Heading To Haiti - Posted January 13, 2010
Continually Updated: We'll update this post as we hear more about who is heading to Hispaniola, either the Dominican Republic or Haiti (if the airport is reopened) to cover yesterday's 7.0 earthquake. CBS' Katie Couric NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: 27 Million Watch During Week One of '10 - Posted January 12, 2010
The three evening newscasts are starting 2010 on a high note as Brian Williams, Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Morgan Freeman Plays Softball on "Hardball" - Posted January 11, 2010
MSNBC's Chris Matthews is not hard on everyone who plays "Hardball." When actor Morgan Freeman, who has recorded the voice-over for the intro of Katie Couric on the CBS Evening News, ca... [FishbowlDC]

Imagine Watching Larry King in 152 Glorious Inches - Posted January 10, 2010
...or Katie Couric, Bill O'Reilly, Brian Williams... you get the idea. We stopped by the Panasonic booth to check out this 152" plasma HDTV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This is a prototype and may never go on sale to the publi... [TVNewser]

President to Deliver Statement on Airline Security Report - Posted January 7, 2010
President Obama is expected address the nation this afternoon at 3pmET, following the White House's release of an unclassified, preliminary report of the Christmas day attempted bombing. The president will likely discuss the report's findings and recommendations. ABC, CBS, and NBC will have special reports and carry the statemen... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Does Leno's 'Ten @ Ten' - Posted January 7, 2010
On the eve of her birthday, CBS "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric appeared on last night's "Jay Leno Show" for the "Ten @ Ten" segment. Couric discusses practical jokes Matt Lauer's played on her, the best gift Al Roker ever gave her, and the ... [TVNewser]

ABC, NBC, CBS to Carry Obama Statement on Homeland Security Meeting - Posted January 5, 2010
The three networks will produce special reports as Pres. Obama makes remarks after meeting this afternoon with 20 homeland security and law enforcement officials at the White House. The group is discussing the glitches which allowed a Nigerian man to smuggle explosives onto Northwest Flight 253 and an attempt to blow... [TVNewser]

Morgan Freeman the New Voice of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - Posted January 4, 2010
The AP's David Bauder reports Morgan Freeman is the new announcer for the "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Glenn Beck Responds to 'Major News Organization' Which Questioned His Death in a Plane Crash - Posted January 4, 2010
Glenn Beck is back on the air after a vacation which, like Rush Limbaugh, also brought the radio, and TV talker to a beachfront location (not Hawaii, though. Further east, we're told). Beck explains the plane crash story and also recounts running into Katie Co... [TVNewser]

Palin Goes Rogue on C-SPAN2's BookTV - Posted December 30, 2009
Former Vice Presidential hopeful Sarah Palin has turned down numerous requests for a sit-down interview on C-SPAN2's BookTV for her widely read book, Going Rogue. So far she has agreed only to let C-SPAN cameras fol... [FishbowlDC]

Ann Curry on Her 19 Years at NBC News: 'I Aspire to be Valuable' - Posted December 30, 2009
Mediabistro.com contributor Diane Clehane chats up the Today show's Ann Curry for today's So What Do You Do? interview: Did you want ... [TVNewser]

Couric: 'I Was Very Very Gracious and Cordial to the Party Crashers' - Posted December 24, 2009
During her live Facebook chat this week, Katie Couric described bumping into the party-crashing Tareq and Michaele Salahi at the White House state dinner. And apparently, she almost inadvertently scooped everyone on the story: ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Gibson Signs Off ABC 'World News' - Posted December 18, 2009
This evening was Charlie Gibson's final broadcast on ABC's "World News." Gibson announced he would be retiring from the program and fro... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: Dan Rather on Dan Rather - Posted December 16, 2009
In part III of this week's Media Beat interview with Dan Rather, TVNewser columnist Gail Shister goes all name association with Rather getting his thoughts on Glenn Beck, Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Stephanopoulos Has Ratings Hill to Climb - Posted December 15, 2009
Preliminary numbers are in for the new GMA with co-anchor George Stephanopoulos. The show, which was the first broadcast with the new anchor team of Stephanopoulos, ... [TVNewser]

Is 'Good Morning America' a Stopover for Stephanopoulos? - Posted December 11, 2009
While many wonder how brainiac George Stephanopoulos will adjust to the bathetic world of morning television, it may be a moot point. Judging by ABC's recent history, "Good Morning America" anchors are next in line for the "World News" throne. The newest, ... [TVNewser]

Media -- Old and New -- Gather at The Plaza for Mediaite Party - Posted December 9, 2009
Katie Couric, Meredith Vieira, Hoda Kotb, Ann Curry, Deborah Feyerick, and ... [TVNewser]

Changes at ABC 'Played Without Publicity' - Posted December 9, 2009
ABC is in the midst of a game of musical anchor chairs. Diane Sawyer is moving into the "World News" anchor chair starting Dec. 21, George Stephanopoulos has all but been announced to join "Good Morning America" next Monday and GMA host Chris Cuomo... [PRNewser]

Katie Couric On Diane Sawyer, Missing Matt, and Her 'Dream Interview' List - Posted December 8, 2009
Katie Couric made a guest appearance on the Rachel Ray show today, which was a re-air from October. Excerpts: • On ... [TVNewser]

CBS, PBS, BBC America Take Home Business Emmys - Posted December 7, 2009
CBS, PBS, and BBC America programs were among the winners today at the 7th Business and Financial Reporting Emmy Awards. "BBC World News America" won an award for Carrie Gracie's reporting on how a Chinese farming village has been affected by urbanization. PBS' "NewsHour with ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Boss on Sticking with Obama Analysis - Posted December 2, 2009
This afternoon, CBS News and Sports President Sean McManus sent an email to staff about the network's coverage of Pres. Obama's Afghanistan address and the network's decision to stay with post-speech analysis, saying that it was actually CBS Corp. CEO ... [TVNewser]

More Secretaries Gates & Clinton Interviews - Posted December 2, 2009
More interview information via Playbook: After today's hearings, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will do interviews with NBC's Brian Williams and CBS' Katie Couric. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates will sit down with ABC'ss Charlie Gibson... [FishbowlDC]

Plans for Obama's Afghanistan Address - Posted December 1, 2009
Tonight, all of the news networks -- broadcast and cable -- will be carrying President Obama's 8pmET address to the nation from West Point. Here are the coverage plans we have so far. Check out FishbowlDC's comprehensive list for more. ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Knew Something Was Up with the White House Party Crashers - Posted November 26, 2009
So, how do two people get into the White House when they're not supposed to be there? Balls, mostly. Virginia couple Michaele and Tareq Salahi are the focus of a Secret Service investigation, looking at the breach of security that allowed the uninvi... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Tuesday Address - Posted November 25, 2009
We told you earlier that President Obama would address the nation from West Point next Tuesday at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. We're beginning to hear how the networks and cable will cover the primetime address. • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live broadcast at 8pmET. • CNN: Wolf Blitzer, joined... [FishbowlDC]

Confirmed: Pres. Obama Primetime Address Tuesday - Posted November 25, 2009
Pres. Barack Obama will unveil his plan for Afghanistan, including a decision about a U.S. troop increase, during a primetime speech Tuesday night. MSNBC.com reports the address will originate from West Point at 8pmET. We're checking with the broadcast networks to see who will be carrying the president's remarks. > Updates: • 11:45am: NBC... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric & Brooks Perlin at Obama's First State Dinner - Posted November 24, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric was among a handful of media types at tonight's state dinner at the White House. And, as NYTimes.com features in a slideshow, Couric made a rare public appearance with her boyfriend Brooks Perlin. ... [TVNewser]

The Guest List is Out... - Posted November 24, 2009
So Oprah's not going, but Gayle King is. Tonight's State Dinner guest list has been released by the White House! We told you earlier about Katie Couric, Brian Williams,... [FishbowlDC]

So, What's for State Dinner? - Posted November 24, 2009
Pic from @markknoller by CBS News' Frank Thorp Some of news media's biggest names will attend tonight's State Dinner at the White House. We told you earlier that CBS' Katie Couric was on the guest list and ... [FishbowlDC]

Which Newsers will be at Tonight's State Dinner? - Posted November 24, 2009
CBS' Katie Couric, ABC's Robin Roberts, and NBC's Brian Williams are among... [TVNewser]

Couric Makes Cut for State Dinner - Posted November 24, 2009
FishbowlDC hears that CBS' Katie Couric is at the White House today...and also on the guest list for tonight's State Dinner. >>MORE: TVNewser adds ABC's Robin Roberts and NBC's Brian Williams to the list. There have also been rumors of ... [FishbowlDC]

LAT to Staff: Don't Post Anything on FB That Would Embarrass Us - Posted November 24, 2009
We would never accuse the Los Angeles Times of being early adopters. LA Biz Journal reports: "Integrity is our most important commodity: Avoid writing or posting anything that would embarrass The Times or compromise your ability to do your job," the committee stated. Most interesting, ... [FishbowlLA]

Sarah Palin Freezing out Katie Couric & CBS? - Posted November 23, 2009
To no one's surprise, it appears Sarah Palin won't be speaking to Katie Couric during h... [TVNewser]

Oprah's Departure to Benefit Couric? - Posted November 23, 2009
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter notes that Oprah's departure might have an unexpected effect for CBS "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric and the eve... [TVNewser]

Palin Talks Gibson, Couric on O'Reilly - Posted November 20, 2009
In last night's Part One interview on "The Factor," Gov. Sarah Palin sat down with Bill O'Reilly and discussed two of the most memorable interviews from last year's campaign season. Palin called Charlie Gibson's "Bush Doctrine" question on ABC one of the "gotcha techniques" of the mainstream (or "lamestream") media and... [TVNewser]

Nicolle Wallace Calls Sarah Palin's Description of Couric Interview 'Fiction' - Posted November 18, 2009
As we reported last week, in her new memoir "Going Rogue" Sarah Palin writes about the campaign interviews she gave to ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Nov. 9 - Posted November 18, 2009
The "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" put up its best numbers in more than 9 months last week (week of Feb. 2). And ABC's "World News with ... [TVNewser]

Williams to Receive Cronkite Award - Posted November 16, 2009
•Arizona State University will present NBC "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams with its 2009 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism this Wednesday. CBS "Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on Katie Couric: 'I Almost Started to Feel Sorry for Her' - Posted November 13, 2009
The Drudge Report has a leaked excerpt from Chapter Four of Sarah Palin's new book, Going Rogue: An American Life. In it, Palin describes being stifled by the McCain campaign's "media blackout" and the ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 11.13.09 - Posted November 13, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! MSNBC threw Jeff Corwin a party at Occidental last night to celebrate "100 Heartbeats," a book and documentary on endangered species and climate change. What we... [FishbowlDC]

Sarah Palin on Katie Couric Interview: 'I Knew it was a Bad Interview' - Posted November 12, 2009
FishbowlDC has a partial transcript from Oprah Winfrey's interview yesterday with ... [TVNewser]

Couric Picks 7 Most Powerful People in Media - Posted November 12, 2009
•Forbes Magazine asked CBS "Evening News" anchor Katie Couric to put together a list of the seven most powerful figures in media, though her list focuses on new media chiefs. Find out who she picked after the jump. ... [TVNewser]

Memorial Service in Fort Hood, Texas - Posted November 10, 2009
This afternoon, the memorial service was held in Fort Hood, Texas to remember those who were killed in the shootings last week. Here's how it looked across the cable nets as everyone waited for the official start: Update: Official procession began at 2:39p... [TVNewser]

A Tweet Revealing Agassi's Meth Use Sends Couric Back to Las Vegas - Posted November 9, 2009
The NYTimes has an interesting story about how the news of tennis great Andre Agassi's admission of using crystal meth was revealed. Agassi writes about using t... [TVNewser]

Cablers Cover Shooting at Fort Hood - Posted November 5, 2009
In the 3pmET hour, the cable networks all covered breaking news of a shooting at Fort Hood in Texas near a soldier readiness processing center. (AP story) Early reports had casualties at 7 dead and 20 injured. One suspect was in custody and two others were at large. > Update: As of an Army... [TVNewser]

Business Emmy Nominees Announced - Posted November 5, 2009
The NATAS announced the nominees for the 7th Business and Financial Reporting Emmy Awards today. CBS received the most nominations, with 15. PBS was next with four, followed by CNBC and BBC America with three each. Eight of CBS's 15 nods were nominations for segments on "60 Minutes." Four others were for... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Interview Al Gore - Posted November 2, 2009
•Katie Couric will sit down this afternoon for an exclusive interview with former Vice President Al Gore in advance of the release of his new book, Our Choice, to be released tomorrow. Portions of the interview will air tonight on the CBS Evening News. ... [TVNewser]

HuffPost Introduces Nominees For Game Changers In Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Huffington Post has asked its readers to help pick the top 100 "game changers": people who are "using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." But as the site has reveale... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPost Introduces Nominees For Game Changers In Media - Posted October 30, 2009
The Huffington Post has asked its readers to help pick the top 100 "game changers": people who are "using new media to reshape their fields and change the world." But as the site has reveale... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 10.30.09 - Posted October 30, 2009
CBS' Mark Knoller tweets this pic this morning: "Trick or Treat. Gremlins, goblins and Knoller. (Mark o' Lantern by ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Dan Abrams & The Rain-Soaked Usual Suspects - Posted October 28, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The biblical rain kept most of the moguls and media mavens away today. So, rather than people watch, I passed the time by flipping through the latest issue of Avenue featur... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Dan Abrams & The Rain-Soaked Usual Suspects - Posted October 28, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE The biblical rain kept most of the moguls and media mavens away today. So, rather than people watch, I passed the time by flipping through the latest issue of Avenue featur... [FishbowlNY]

Glenn Beck Publicist Matthew Hiltzik: 'My Job Is To Look Out For His Personal Business Interests' - Posted October 28, 2009
How much credit can Glenn Beck's publicist Matthew Hiltzik take for Beck's rise to stardom? According to a story by the Washington Post's ... [PRNewser]

First Lady of Glamour - Posted October 28, 2009
First Lady Michelle Obama graces the December cover of Glamour magazine, the "Women of the Year" issue. This interview is also the debut of CBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

Univision's Maria Elena Salinas Discusses Her Career - Posted October 28, 2009
Katie Couric may have become the first woman to anchor a national evening news broadcast in 2006, but Univision's Maria Elena Salinas has been co-anchoring one... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 19 - Posted October 27, 2009
NBC "Nightly News" was again #1 last week, but lost nearly 500,000 Total Viewers from the week before. ABC's "World News" was also down week-to-week, losing about 40,000 Total Viewers. Only the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric grew week-to-week adding 30,000 Total V... [TVNewser]

"If They're Going for a Big Name to Replace a Big Name, Who's Bigger than George?' - Posted October 21, 2009
We're curious - is it George? Despite media reports to the contrary, George Stephanopoulos' coronation as new co-anchor of "Good Morning America" is not a ... [TVNewser]

CBS Announces Jan Crawford Greenburg's Return - Posted October 19, 2009
We told you Friday that ABC's Jan Crawford Greenburg would be swapping networks to join her pal ... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Oct. 5 - Posted October 13, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams had a 780K Total Viewer lead over #2 World News with Charles Gibson, while Gibson's program topped #2 CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Al Neuharth: 'Couric Has Proved Me Wrong' - Posted October 9, 2009
USA Today founder Al Neuharth has been proved wrong on something he wrote three years ago. On September 7, 2006, Neuharth wrote: "[Katie] Couric can't cut it if she stays on the non-news fringe she start... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Heads to USD for Award, Student Newspaper Asks 'Is She Media's Most Excellent?' - Posted October 7, 2009
Katie Couric is heading to middle America tomorrow where she will be honored with the 2009 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The award... [TVNewser]

Interviews Around Town - Posted October 6, 2009
• Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were interviewed by CNN's Christiane Amanpour at George Washington University last night. Frank Sesno, a former CNN anchor who is now the Director of GW's School of Media and Public Affairs also participated. The interview will air on "Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Letterman Apologizes To Wife, Staff - Posted October 6, 2009
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Letterman Apologizes To Wife, Staff - Posted October 6, 2009
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Afghanistan Increases with Anniversary - Posted October 5, 2009
October 7th marks the eighth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, and the broadcast nets have ramped up their coverage in conjunction with that. Tonight, CBS's "Evening News" will begin its special coverage titled "The R... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.05.09 - Posted October 5, 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Imus at FBN: 'I'm More Likely to Believe Shep Smith than Katie Couric or Brian Williams' - Posted October 4, 2009
Don Imus is back on TV. (Yes, he was on RFD-TV, but even he says his move to Fox Business Network is, "the difference between being on television and being on an Etch A Sketch.") Imus talked with WaPo's Howard Kurtz about joining a team that includes ... [TVNewser]

Hugh Jackman Drops in on CBS News Meeting; Katie Couric: 'It's Been a Hard Day Around Here' - Posted October 2, 2009
Exclusive: TVNewser has learned Katie Couric brought a special guest to the morning meeting of the CBS Evening News - actor Hugh Jackman. Jackman was at CBS Broadcast Center to take part in a... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 21 - Posted September 29, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams was again the #1 evening newscast last week with a +450K lead over #2 ABC "World News." And while NBC and ABC were down week to week in Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo, the CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.29.09 - Posted September 29, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Social Media Rules Confuse Facebook Friends With Real Friends|The AP App|Conde Cuts Are Unlike Other Cuts|Anonymous Sources - Posted September 28, 2009
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WaPo's Social Media Rules Confuse Facebook Friends With Real Friends|The AP App|Conde Cuts Are Unlike Other Cuts|Anonymous Sources - Posted September 28, 2009
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On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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On The Menu: Assessing "60 Minutes" - Posted September 28, 2009
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New Nonprofit Bay Area News Org|OK!'s New Editor|Katie Writes For Glamour|More On Glenn Beck - Posted September 25, 2009
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New Nonprofit Bay Area News Org|OK!'s New Editor|Katie Writes For Glamour|More On Glenn Beck - Posted September 25, 2009
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Katie Couric: Health Care Debate "Depresses Me" - Posted September 25, 2009
Katie Couric joined producer ... [TVNewser]

U.S. Newsers Interview World Leaders - Posted September 23, 2009
With the U.N. General Assembly meeting in full swing, the tvnewsers have had access to some major world figures this week: Katie Couric sat down with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran this morning for an interview that will air this evening. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.23.09 - Posted September 23, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric to Interview Ahmadinejad - Posted September 22, 2009
A week after her former Today show colleague Ann Curry flew to Tehran to interview him, Katie Couric will only have to head to Midtown Manhattan for a sit-down with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The interview happens... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Given Lifetime Achievement at News and Doc Emmys - Posted September 22, 2009
Marc Bryan-Brown PhotographyTVNewsers flocked to Lincoln Center last night for the 30th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. In addition to the competitive awards, Barbara Wal... [TVNewser]

Enough About the Future of Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson -- What About Brian Williams? - Posted September 21, 2009
Washington Whispers asked former CBS Evening News anchor Bob Schieffer who might make a good replacement for -- not ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Plans Special on War in Afghanistan - Posted September 21, 2009
As the U.S. approaches the eighth anniversary of the war in Afghanistan, CBS News is broadcasting three days of special reports. "AFGHANISTAN: The Road Ahead" is an in-depth examination of the war in Afghanistan. The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric will be reformatted, with more than half of the broadcasts... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.21.09 - Posted September 21, 2009
The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce toasts Kiki Ryan's new position with Politico at the Silver Spring home of Jessica Hoy on Sunday. Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading Lis... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Staying with CBS For the Foreseeable Future; To Host Interview Show on CBSNews.com - Posted September 20, 2009
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter catches up with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and news executives ... [TVNewser]

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]

Katie Couric to be Honored At Fordham - Posted September 15, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric will be honored at the Fordham University Club's Annual Dinner Thursday. Couric will receive the D.C.-based alumni club's Brien McMahon Award for ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.14.09 - Posted September 14, 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. Congratulations to WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.11.09 - Posted September 11, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Sept 11th Anniversary Broadcast Network Plans - Posted September 11, 2009
Here are the broadcast network news plans to commemorate the anniversary of September 11th: This morning, "Good Morning America" will have reports from Martha Raddatz and Brian Ross... [TVNewser]

Friends, Colleagues, Presidents Remember Walter Cronkite - Posted September 9, 2009
This morning TVNewser attended the public memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York City. The service included remarks from close friends including Andy Rooney ... [TVNewser]

Carole Simpson On Couric and Sawyer: "I Am Supposed To Be Delighted. Why Am I Not?" - Posted September 9, 2009
In a commentary for CNN.com, former ABC World News Sunday anchor Carole Simpson — the first black woman to anchor a national news program, now a faculty member at Emerson Colle... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama's Address to Joint Session: ABC, CBS, NBC to Carry - Posted September 4, 2009
We told you earlier that the President would address a joint session of Congress Wednesday evening at 8pmET. We now know that there will be a Republican response to follow. Networks- who's carrying it? TVNewser reports... ABC - will carry the joint session and the GOP response with Charlie Gibson and George Stephanopoulos... [FishbowlDC]

ABC, CBS, NBC to Carry Obama & GOP Response; FOX Unlikely - Posted September 4, 2009
It's official. Pres. Obama's address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday is set for 8pmET, with a Republican response to follow. The cable news channels will give extensive coverage to both. As for the broadcast nets: ABC - will carry the joint session and the GOP response with Charlie Gibson... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer to Anchor 'World News': 'Another Nail in the Coffin of the Old Boys' Network' - Posted September 3, 2009
Anyone predicting a Diane Sawyer - Katie Couric "cat fight" come January "needs to get a life," says Connie ... [TVNewser]

Charlie's Out, Diane's In: What People Are Saying - Posted September 2, 2009
• Diane Sawyer herself: "There is no one like Charlie Gibson and it is an enormous honor to be asked to join the terrific broadcast he and the great team of journalists have built at World News. Until then, I'll be getting up early and spending mornings, as always, counting myself... [FishbowlDC]

Gibson Retires, Sawyer to 'World News': Statement from Katie Couric - Posted September 2, 2009
TVNewser has received a statement from Katie Couric, the first woman to solo anchor an evening newscast, about the retirement of Charlie Gibson and the naming of ... [TVNewser]

Charlie Gibson Retires, Diane Sawyer To Take Over "World News" - Posted September 2, 2009
There will be a big change at one network's evening news desk starting next year. ABC News announced today that Charles Gibson, who has anchored the news channel's "World News" nightly ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Charlie Gibson Retires, Diane Sawyer To Take Over "World News" - Posted September 2, 2009
There will be a big change at one network's evening news desk starting next year. ABC News announced today that Charles Gibson, who has anchored the news channel's "World News" nightly ... [FishbowlNY]

Gibson Retires, Sawyer to 'World News': By The Numbers - Posted September 2, 2009
When Charlie Gibson took over "World News Tonight," (as it was still known then) in May 2006, he began to give perennial #1 evening news broadcast "NBC Nightly News" and its newish anchor ... [TVNewser]

CBS to Report on Afghanistan Bombing Suspects - Posted August 31, 2009
TVNewser has learned CBS News Correspondent David Martin will be reporting on the suspects detained for Friday's roadside bombing in Afghanistan that killed one American soldier and injured three other people, including CBS News correspondent Cami McCormick. Martin's report is coming up on the CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.31.09 - Posted August 31, 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. What know and what we're reading this Monday morni... [FishbowlDC]

Where Is Katie Couric Today? - Posted August 29, 2009
For those of you wondering where Katie Couric has been during the Kennedy funeral coverage, this tweet from @Katiecouric should help explain it: Just dropped my daughter off at college for the first time. Such a range of emotions. The natural course of events goes too quickly! -about 1 hour ago from TwitterBerry... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage: Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
As you've seen on cable this afternoon- Senator Kennedy and family are motorcading to Boston from Hyannis. The approximate arrival time is 4pm at the JFK Library. The Senator will lie in repose at the library from 6pm on. TVNewser has compiled the following network coverage plans:... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy : Thursday Broadcast Network Plans - Posted August 27, 2009
Today's schedule for Sen. Edward Kennedy's memorial services: 1pm Motorcade to Boston, Approx 4pm Arrive at JFK library in Boston, 6pm-11pm Sen. Kennedy will lie in repose at the library. The network coverage plans are as follows: ABC's Charlie Gibson will anchor portions of the motorcade in special reports as well... [TVNewser]

Belated Reading List 08.26.09 - Posted August 26, 2009
You know its a big news day when you ditch the Venti for the Starbucks "jug." Guess the desk. Playing catch-up... Whitney Kuhn, ... [FishbowlDC]

Network News Plans for Kennedy - Posted August 26, 2009
Tonight, the network news anchors will devote much of their evenings to reporting on Sen. Edward Kennedy's passing. Here's where they will be: ... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage - Posted August 26, 2009
Network specials and coverage of Ted Kennedy's death are being announced. Here's a rundown: ABC News ABC News will broadcast an hour special on the passing of Senator Ted Kennedy, anchored by Charles Gibson from Hyannis Port, MA and Diane Sawyer in New York. The ABC News Special, "Remembering ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Named 2009 Neuharth Award Winner - Posted August 26, 2009
Katie Couric has been named the 2009 recipient of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The award is named for the founder of USA Today... [TVNewser]

Sen. Kennedy Evening Specials - Posted August 26, 2009
Here is the rundown of specials that will air tonight following Senator Edward Kennedy's passing: At 7pmET, CNN will air the HBO documentary "Teddy in His Own Words," which "chronicles Senator Kennedy's remarkable life from his childhood through his speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention." The two-hour special will be hosted... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 17 - Posted August 25, 2009
NBC Nightly News was #1 again last week in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo, with Lester Holt, Ann Curry and David Gregory in for Brian Williams. ... [TVNewser]

Remembering Don Hewitt|YouTube Partners With Time Warner|MySpace Confirms iLike Buy|Papers Form Sports Content Sharing Network|BusinessWeek Buy Update - Posted August 19, 2009
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Remembering Don Hewitt|YouTube Partners With Time Warner|MySpace Confirms iLike Buy|Papers Form Sports Content Sharing Network|BusinessWeek Buy Update - Posted August 19, 2009
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Remembering Don Hewitt: "Don was Among the First to Realize: Television without Context Amounts to Pictures with Noise" - Posted August 19, 2009
Statements from TV news executives on the death of Don Hewitt: • CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves:"In the history of journalism, there have been few who were as creative, dynamic and versatile as Don Hewitt. The depth and breadth of his accomplishments ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Remembers Hewitt - Posted August 19, 2009
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President Obama to Speak at Cronkite Memorial - Posted August 18, 2009
The White House confirms today that President Obama will attend and speak at a memorial service for Walter Cronkite in NY next month. AP reports the speakers list is not yet complete, but Bill Clinton, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.18.09 - Posted August 18, 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. That's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cronkite Memorial Guest Speaker list - Posted August 17, 2009
On September 9th, Lincoln Center in New York City will host the Walter Crokite memorial service, which, according to a NYPost Page Six listing, will feature several high-profile speakers: President Obama is expected to speak, as are Bill Clinton, Buzz Aldrin for ... [TVNewser]

Talking Money With Katie And Hoda - Posted August 6, 2009
CBS's Katie Couric and NBC's Hoda Kotb were both in the house — or, more specifically, at Joan Rivers' pent... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Rachel Maddow Make Late Night Rounds - Posted July 30, 2009
Tuesday night it was Katie Couric on the Late Show with David Letterman. Last night Rachel Maddow was on the Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien. Corporate synerg... [TVNewser]

TWT Scores Air-Time via CBS News Partnership - Posted July 29, 2009
Yesterday was a big day for the Washington Times. First, the paper got a plug from a very unlikely source - Nancy Pelosi. Then, they scored big by partnering with CBS News on a made-for-TV version of Amanda Carpenter's ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams: "What Way Do You Want to Go Tonight, Jon?" - Posted July 25, 2009
If you missed it earlier this week... on TV or on the Internets... here's Brian Williams' appearance on The Daily Show Monday night, which included barbs, jabs and an arm wrestle. About the tete-a-tete Politico writes, "The comedian and the Nightly News anchor shot blistering jokes back and forth." The ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Swipes the NYTimes' Alessandra Stanley - Posted July 24, 2009
Wow. This is good. In her 'Notebook' on CBSNews.com, Katie Couric takes down New York Times columnist Alessandra Stanley, and she does it in the cruelest of ways: without mentioning her by name. Last Friday night, Stanley wrote this piece ... [TVNewser]

Most Read Stories On FishbowlNY This Week - Posted July 24, 2009
Erin Andrews Peephole Scandal Continues To Make News Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie C... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Most Read Stories On FishbowlNY This Week - Posted July 24, 2009
Erin Andrews Peephole Scandal Continues To Make News Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie C... [FishbowlNY]

Behind the Scenes With Katie at the White House - Posted July 24, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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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]

Morning Reading List 07.23.09 - Posted July 23, 2009
Fox News' Wendell Goler, CBS' Chip Reid, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie Couric, Tina Brown and Barbara Walters Hold Court - Posted July 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Today at Michael's, they were dishing like it was 2007. As if the head-spinning assortment of media alpha gals (Katie! Tina! Barbara!) wasn't enough to keep us busy, the dining room, bar and lounge was jam-packed with mavens and moguls of all stripes who barely made time to peck... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Power Blondes Rule! Katie Couric, Tina Brown and Barbara Walters Hold Court - Posted July 22, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE Today at Michael's, they were dishing like it was 2007. As if the head-spinning assortment of media alpha gals (Katie! Tina! Barbara!) wasn't enough to keep us busy, the dining room, bar and lounge was jam-packed with mavens and moguls of all stripes who barely made time to peck... [FishbowlNY]

ABC's Terry Moran And President Obama To Spend Day Together - Posted July 22, 2009
ABC announced last night that Nightline's Terry Moran will spend a day in the life of President Obama next week. Moran will join him on the road for a town hall meeting Thursday in Shaker Heights, Ohio and then for an interview on his health care plans. Nightline will air "Day in... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Terry Moran to Spend a Day in the Life of Pres. Obama - Posted July 21, 2009
NBC's Meredith Vieira spoke with him exclusively yesterday, CBS's Katie Couric, exclusively today. And on Thursday, ABC's Terry Mor... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.21.09 - Posted July 21, 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 CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

White House Changes Wednesday's Press Conference To 8pmET - Posted July 20, 2009
The White House just announced in a press release that President Obama's press conference this Wednesday will now be at 8pmET, instead of at 9pmET, as previously announced on Twitter. Press Secretary Robert Gibbs also made this announcement at the top of the daily briefing. RELATED: CBS announced today that it will... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Snags Obama Exclusive - Posted July 20, 2009
Katie Couric will interview President Barack Obama at the White House. The exclusive interview focusing on healthcare and other major issues will be broadcast on the CBS Evening News on Tuesday, July 21. Couric will anchor the broadcast from Washington, D.C. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: King, Couric, Bartiromo... - Posted July 20, 2009
> Joe Jackson talks with Larry King tonight in his first live interview since the death of his son Michael Jackson. Tonight at 9pmET on CNN's Larry King Live. >... [TVNewser]

CBS Pays Tribute To Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
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CBS Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor, CBS Evening News, correspondent, 60 Minutes: "When I think of Walter Cronkite, I think of his high journalism standards, integrity - but most of all his humanity. I think he was so trusted because he exhibited a sense of purpose and compassion, night after night.... [FishbowlDC]

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]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

'That's the Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite' to Air Sunday on CBS - Posted July 17, 2009
CBS will preempt 60 Minutes this Sunday for a special on the life of Walter Cronkite, who died earlier this evening in New York. Some of the biggest names in politics, news and entertainment - including Pres. Barack Obama, CBS News colleagues Mike Wallace... [TVNewser]

CBS Statements on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
• Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports: "It is impossible to imagine CBS News, journalism or indeed America without Walter Cronkite. More than just the best and most trusted anchor in history, he guided America through our crises, tragedies and also our victories and greatest moments. No matter what the news... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite 1916-2009 - Posted July 17, 2009
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr., considered by many to be "the most trusted man in America" has died. The announcement came from his family and reported on CBS tonight at 8:13pmET: "It is my sad duty to tell you that our friend and colleague Walter Cronkite has died," said ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.15.09 - Posted July 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.10.09 - Posted July 10, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie and Kate At Maria Shriver Confab - Posted July 9, 2009
Former NBC News anchor turned California first lady Maria Shriver is finalizing the guest list for her Annual Women's Conference this fall. On this list: ... [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 Among 2009 "Giants Of Broadcasting" - Posted July 4, 2009
Katie Couric has been named one of the 2009 "Giants of Broadcasting" by the Library of American Broadcasting. The seventh annual Giants awards ceremony is scheduled to be held October 1 in New York, with ... [TVNewser]

More Michael Jackson Ratings News - Posted July 1, 2009
• Monday's "Nightline" outperformed Conan O'Brien and David Letterman. "Nightline" drew 4.2M Total Viewers, to Conan's 3.08M and a Letterman rerun which brought in 3.33M. In addition to Jackson, Monday's "Nightline" reported on the Bernard Madoff... [TVNewser]

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]

YouTube Launches Reporter Center|Wikipedia Co-Founder Helped The Times|Hachette Reorganizes Auto Brands|Atlantic City Paper's Editor Says Goodbye With Top Ten List|Spitzer Blogs For HuffPo - Posted June 29, 2009
WebNewser: YouTube launched its Reporters Center t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

YouTube Launches Reporter Center|Wikipedia Co-Founder Helped The Times|Hachette Reorganizes Auto Brands|Atlantic City Paper's Editor Says Goodbye With Top Ten List|Spitzer Blogs For HuffPo - Posted June 29, 2009
WebNewser: YouTube launched its Reporters Center t... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Evening News Wins Murrow for Best Newscast - Posted June 29, 2009
For the second year in a row, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric has won the Edward R. Murrow award for best evening newscast. C... [TVNewser]

Cablers Scramble to Cover Michael Jackson News - Posted June 25, 2009
The cable news networks have been covering the news that Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center after suffering a heart attack. At 5:20pmET TMZ.com reported Jackson had died after paramedics were unable to revive him. As ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 15 - Posted June 23, 2009
The week of June 15, 2009 will go down as the lowest-rated for two of the three network evening newscasts as far back as the records go - the 1991-92 season. The CBS Evening News dipped below 5m Total Viewers for the first time and ABC World News was below 6.5m... [TVNewser]

New All-Time Lows for Both CBS & ABC Evening Newscasts - Posted June 23, 2009
Breaking: TVNewser has learned the CBS Evening News has once again set an all-time low last week with 4.89 million Total Viewers and 1.42 million A25-54 viewers. But it was also the lowest (since records began in the 1991-'92 season) for ABC's World News with Charles Gibson. The Gibson program drew... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry Obama News Conference - Posted June 22, 2009
Pres. Obama has called a Rose Garden news conference for tomorrow at 12:30pmET. ABC, CBS and NBC will all cover with main anchors Charlie Gibson, Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Looks at "Life After Debt" - Posted June 22, 2009
Tomorrow night, the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" will debut a three-part series called "Life After Debt." It's a follow-up to last year's "Life and Debt in America." Tomorrow, correspondent Ant... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite Gravely Ill - Posted June 18, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist TVNewser has learned legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, 92, who once held the title of "Most Trusted Man in America," is gravely ill, according to multiple CBS News sources. The network began updating his obituary more than a week ago, a source adds. CBS News exe... [TVNewser]

"Hi, This Is Katie Couric, Jason's Radio Wife" - Posted June 18, 2009
Minneapolis KMSP-TV/Fox entertainment reporter Jason Matheson may be Katie Couric's #1 fan. He's got a self-described "shrine" to her at his home, and, via iPhone, he wakes up each morning to the ... [TVNewser]

Why CBSNews.com Needs to Flip the Script - Posted June 18, 2009
The newly re-launched CBSNews.com includes audio tours of the redesigned site from some of CBS' biggest names including Katie Couri... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

ABC Asks Nielsen to Investigate After Low 'World News' Friday - Posted June 16, 2009
Breaking: TVNewser has learned ABC is asking Nielsen to investigate their "World News" ratings for Friday - the day of the DTV switch. Insiders tell us Friday's Total Viewer number was 4.09 million - that's off from a 7.34 million Total Viewer average the show had been putting up on Friday's... [TVNewser]

Josef Adalian Gets Snatched by Sharon Waxman - Posted June 15, 2009
Josef Adalian got a gig over at TheWrap. From their press release: Adalian is currently Editor of industry publication TVWEEK.com and prior to that had been at Variety, covering television there for a decade. Adalian joins TheWrap's top-notch editorial and business team, most recent... [FishbowlLA]

Jon Stewart Gives Katie Couric Advice: "News Bingo" and "Win a Date with Katie" - Posted June 12, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared on The Daily Show last night, and the majority of the interview was spent by Jon Stewart dispensing advice to attract viewers to the evening ne... [TVNewser]

Which Murder Is More Newsworthy? Bill O'Reilly Debates - Posted June 11, 2009
Bill O'Reilly and FNC analyst Ellis Henican had a heated discussion last night about which story — the murder of Dr. Tiller or Private Long — was more newsworthy, and why each was covered the way it was in the media. The ... [TVNewser]

"Daily Show" Pays a Visit to NYTimes - Posted June 11, 2009
Last night on the The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Jason Jones made a visit to the NY Times to determine why the newspaper industry is dying. Sad but funny. Up this evening - CBS News' Katie Couric. ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Friedman's Media Web Marks A Milestone - Posted June 10, 2009
"This year," MarketWatch's Jon Friedman writes today, "I am marking my 10th anniversary as a media-beat columnist." In taking "a look back on a tumultuous decade of news," Frie... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 1 - Posted June 9, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams was the #1 evening newscast again last week with a more than 800,000 viewer lead over #2 World News with Charles Gibson. And with an average of 5.18M Total Viewers, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric h... [TVNewser]

Couric, Gibson, More Celebrate "Womenomics" Release - Posted June 8, 2009
Diane Von Fustenberg hosted a party in New York for ABC correspondent Claire Shipman and BBC correspondent Katty Kay's new book, "Womenomics... [TVNewser]

Orman, Schieffer and More at the Gracies - Posted June 4, 2009
FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst has the full recap from last night's Gracie Awards. CNBC host Suze Orman accepted her sixth Gracie award during the ceremony — the most ever. "I'm a... [TVNewser]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [FishbowlNY]

Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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Filmmaker John Ziegler Critical Of Obama Press Coverage On The Menu - Posted June 4, 2009
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Internet Week's High-Speed Connections - Posted June 4, 2009
If you haven't heard, it's Internet Week in New York City, put on by Mayor Bloomberg and the IADAS. NYC companies, including ours, are putting on events, hosting parties and otherwise celebrating New York's Internet community. There's even an awards sho... [TVNewser]

Filmmaker John Ziegler on Tomorrow's Menu - Posted June 3, 2009
Do you remember this interview between John Ziegler and David Shuster? How about ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.02.09 - Posted June 2, 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. That's the top of a ferry boat on the shore... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric at Princeton: "I Can See New Jersey From My House" - Posted June 1, 2009
While Charlie Gibson prepares to anchor ABC World News from a New Jersey car dealership tonight, CBS Evening News anchor ... [TVNewser]

"60 Minutes" Up Double Digits, Finishes As 13th Most-Watched Show, Best in Nine Years - Posted May 28, 2009
Venerable "60 Minutes" has just wrapped up its best season in seven years averaging 14.29 million Total Viewers -- good enough to rank as the 13th most-watched broadcast show of the 2008-09 season, its best ranking since the 1999-'00 season. The last time "60" had as many viewers was the 2001-'02... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 18 - Posted May 27, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams has reached the half-year mark for consecutive A25-54 demo wins, finishing first for the 26th time last week. However it is the third consecutive week ABC World News with Charles Gibson has narrowed the gap between the programs, with a demo difference of just 170,000... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: TV, Cable, Radio... - Posted May 26, 2009
> CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric will be on The Early Show tomorrow to talk about the "Stand Up To Cancer" initiative. Couric will announce the grand total of donations raised over the last year and award three-year grants to "dream teams" researching cancer treatments. > You'll have to wait... [TVNewser]

One Year Later, CBS Corp.'s CNet Acquisition - Posted May 26, 2009
AdAge takes a look at the $1.8 billion CBS-CNet merger one year later. Calling it "the marriage of the oldest of old media with the oldest of new media," Michael Learmonth writes that the cultures have meshed, "in part, because most CNet journalists have old-media print backgrounds, and because the CBS... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Nets to Carry Obama Supreme Court Announcement - Posted May 26, 2009
ABC, CBS and NBC will all air network-wide special reports at 10:15amET for Pres. Obama's announcement of his Supreme Court pick. Matt Lauer anchors for NBC, Diane Sawyer and Chris Cuomo will anchor for ABC and ... [TVNewser]

"America's Sweetheart Long Before Anyone Had Ever Heard of Barack Obama" Gets Roasted - Posted May 21, 2009
Who said: "The transition from NBC to CBS was a little rough. Katie went from asking 'where in the world is Matt Lauer' to 'where the hell are my viewers?'" FishbowlDC has the answer, and all the details from last night's roast of ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.21.09 - Posted May 21, 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 ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's Maggie Rodriguez Launches Vlog -- in Spanish - Posted May 18, 2009
Maggie Rodriguez, who is a co-anchor of CBS's "The Early Show" launched a video blog today. And Rodriguez, whose parents were born in Cuba, will deliver the vlog in Spanish. The topic of the first video blog, "Children of the Recession," coincides with this week's ne... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Katie Couric on the "Lost Generation" - Posted May 18, 2009
Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric writes an op-ed in today's USA Today that coincides with a CBS News series on the ... [TVNewser]

"I Don't Enjoy My Job" - Posted May 16, 2009
In a time when millions of Americans are pounding the pavement looking for their next opportunity, at least one American tells Katie Couric he doesn't enjoy his job. But can you blame him? On "60 Minutes" tomorrow night, defense secretary ... [TVNewser]

CBS Evening News To Debut New Logo, Graphics Monday - Posted May 15, 2009
Exclusive: The CBS Evening News will debut a new logo and new graphics Monday, with an eye toward HD. TVNewser got a sneak peek at the new look today. CBS news and sports president Sean McManus told us the graphics came about late last year. "It was mot... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Meets the Press - Posted May 14, 2009
On her trip last week to the Middle East and Africa, Katie Couric whipped out her Flip cam to get a feel for the local scene. She also interviewed some of the other members of the press covering Secy. Gates' trip, who all happened to be on deadline at the time.... [TVNewser]

The After-Parties: Vanity Fair & Bloomberg - Posted May 10, 2009
So just who made the cut at the highly exclusive Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-party at the gorgeous residence of French Ambassador Pierre Vimont? It was impossible to get in if you weren't on the list- Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford got turned away at first, but we saw him inside shortly after. No pics... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.08.09 - Posted May 8, 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. It is day 109 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Checks in From Afghanistan - Posted May 7, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has been blogging, updating her Facebook page and ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 27 - Posted May 7, 2009
Nightly News with Brian Williams won the week in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. The NBC broadcast as well as ABC's World News with Charles Gibson gained viewers week-over-week. CBS Evening News with Katie Couric was down slightly in ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 05.06.09 - Posted May 6, 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. It is day 107 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Palin, Couric, Specter... - Posted May 5, 2009
> Bristol Palin will talk live, in-studio to Chris Cuomo of ABC's Good Morning America tomorrow morning. She and Cuomo will later both appear at a Candie's Foundation town hall to discuss teen pregnancy prevention, where Palin is a foundation ambassador.... [TVNewser]

Nothing Like Kicking Off An Overseas Trip ... With a Cocktail Party - Posted May 4, 2009
Katie Couric is blogging about day one of her 5-day reporting trip to the Middle East and Central Asia. Here's part of a post after landing in Cairo: There is a small press corps on the trip: The New York Times, Washington Post, AP, CBS Radio. CNN's new Pentagon Correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Accompanies SecDef On Middle East/Central Asia Trip - Posted May 4, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric departed last night for a reporting trip to the Middle East and Central Asia. She is accompanying Secretary of Defense Robert Gates on... [TVNewser]

100 Days and 100 Beautiful People - Posted April 29, 2009
As you've likely heard, People Magazine debuted its "World's Most Beautiful People" issue today. News media folks that made the cut this year are CBS' Katie Couric, NBC's Natalie Morales, NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Obama's 100th Day Media Preview - Posted April 29, 2009
UPDATED: As you know, TODAY marks the President's first 100 days in office. FBDC has compiled a list of coverage, events and/or special reports for the event. We'll continue updating throughout the day so send us your organization's info and plans to be added to the mix. Last Night On ABC's "Nightline"... [FishbowlDC]

ABC, NBC, CBS Will Carry Obama News Conference — FOX Won't - Posted April 27, 2009
The big three broadcasters will air Pres. Barack Obama's news conference Wednesday night at 8pmET, the 100th day of the Obama administration. But one network will not cover the news conference — FOX. Repeated calls to FOX to check on their plans went unanswered this afternoon, but THR's James Hibberd ... [TVNewser]

If T-Pain Produced the CBS Evening News... - Posted April 25, 2009
This video, "Auto-Tune the News," now has more than 400,000 viewers, and hey, it's the weekend. The Katie Couric segment (1:30 in) is the highlight:... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wants Your Help With CBS' Webcast - Posted April 24, 2009
Katie Couric will be anchoring a post-Evening News Webcast on Wednesday night, on the 100th day of Barack Obama's presidency. Mashable writes about how she wants you to get involve... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS News Revamps CBS Reports For Multi-Platform Intitiative - Posted April 23, 2009
CBS News has revived its CBS Reports brand for "CBS Reports: Children of the Recession," a multi-platform initiative to raise awareness about the effects of the economic meltdown on America's youth. "We will use the extraordinary resources and talents of CBS News across our various platforms to explore the many ways in... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Anchor Chairs: The White House Seating Chart - Posted April 23, 2009
As part of a TIME photo essay — "Obama's First 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos" — Time.com features a pic of the seating chart used for February's White House press luncheon. The guest list included ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Election, Inauguration, 100 Days: CNN's Plan For Their Next Big Political Event - Posted April 20, 2009
CNN's bread and butter in the ratings has been covering major political events — from elections to inaugurations. The AP ... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, Cablers Cover Phillips Arrival - Posted April 17, 2009
Captain Richard Phillips touched down in Vermont just after 4:30pmET, and the cablers covered the landing. At 4:53pmET, he and his family stepped to the podium to say a few words, and joining CNN, FNC and MSNBC were ABC and CBS with special reports. Charlie Gibson and ... [TVNewser]

"Tweet Outrage" Directed at Katie Couric - Posted April 17, 2009
A netroots campaign is being organized on Twitter related to Katie Couric's appearance at USC earlier this week. On Wednesday, Couric accepted a Walter Cronkite award for her campaign reporting, especially her interviews with GOP VP nominee Sarah Palin. Outside the hall, filmmaker ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Katie Couric: "I Don't Think Anybody Gives a Rats Ass Whether I Am About to Eat a Tuna Sandwich" - Posted April 16, 2009
During a mid-week trip out west, tvnewsers Katie Couric and George Stephanopoulos spoke to a group of aspiring journalists at USC as each received ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List 04.16.09 - Posted April 16, 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. Its day 87 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric a Fan of Allison Iraheta - Posted April 15, 2009
As WebNewser reported yesterday, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared on FOX last night — in the American Idol crowd. Th... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted April 14, 2009
96 percent of newspapers still read in print- MediaJobsDaily Katie Couric squeezes in "American Idol" stop during L.A. trip- ... [FishbowlLA]

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]

Pirate Drama: Day Two - Posted April 9, 2009
In between Wells Fargo's earnings report and the Italian earthquake aftermath, the cable news channels continue to update the pirate drama on the Indian Ocean involving the U.S.-flagged Maersk Alabama. It was the lead on the broadcast morning shows (after the happy chat and story teases) and 62% of you who voted... [TVNewser]

Hijacked Crew Member Calls in to CNN - Posted April 8, 2009
Beginning with the morning shows and continuing on cable, the big news today has been the ongoing drama on the Indian Ocean - a U.S.-flagged ship hijacked by pirates. Around 2:40pm this afternoon, CNN anchor ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Receive Cronkite Award - Posted April 6, 2009
Brian Williams has been named this year's recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Williams will receive the 26th Cronkite Award from Arizona State Univ... [TVNewser]

The "Over-the-Top Feel" for the of Michelle Obama - Posted April 3, 2009
The big three anchors are wrapping up their anchoring from across the pond. Katie Couric will anchor Evening News from New York tonight, while Diane Sawyer will sub for Charlie Gibson and ... [TVNewser]

Don Teague Turns up on CBS News - Posted April 3, 2009
A TVNewser emailer noticed former NBC News correspondent Don Teague reporting for the CBS Evening News last night. Insiders tell us he is freelancing for the network based in Texas. His story was on skyrocketing health care costs from the perspective of an Austin hospital that... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.01.09 - Posted March 31, 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. Its day 72 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

The Big Three and Big Ben - Posted March 31, 2009
Brian Williams, Charlie Gibson and Katie Couric are anchoring their nightly newscasts from Great Britain tonight where Pres. and Mrs. Obama arrived a few hours ago. Two of the broadcasts, ABC World News and CBS Evening News, led with stories... [TVNewser]

CBS' Mitchell Talks Cronkite, Mizzou on the Menu - Posted March 31, 2009
Russ Mitchell of CBS' The Early Show and anchor of the Sunday Evening News was our guest this morning on the Menu podcast. Mitchell discussed recently filling in on the CBS Evening News for Kat... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted March 27, 2009
What we almost missed today... The three network anchors- Brian Williams, Charlie Gibson and Katie Couric- will travel to London next week for the G20 Summit. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (G20 Edition): ABC, CBS, Bloomberg... - Posted March 27, 2009
> ABC's Charlie Gibson anchors World News from London Tuesday-Thursday. Correspondents Jake Tapper, Jim Sciutto, Yunji de Nies will report from the G20 summit... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Big Apple Ratings - Posted March 27, 2009
Katie Couric will be honored with the Governor's Award for lifetime achievement at this Sunday's local Emmy Awards ceremony. As we first reported last mo... [TVNewser]

Couric Talks Palin, Sexism, Future at CBS - Posted March 24, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is featured in a lengthy, wide-ranging profile in Elle Magazine this month by ... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted March 24, 2009
NPR sees considerable rise in listener numbers- FishbowlNY Katie Couric talks to Elle magazine about Palin, sexism, and her future at CBS- ... [FishbowlLA]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 9 - Posted March 17, 2009
Make it 22 weeks in a row for NBC Nightly News. The Brian Williams broadcast was the top-rated evening newscast last week beating #2 World News by more than a million viewers. All three newscasts were down in Total Viewers week-to-week. Only the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric was up in... [TVNewser]

Cuomo Talks "Impressions," Twitter, Roker on the Menu - Posted March 11, 2009
After finishing up on ABC's Good Morning America, Chris Cuomo joined us on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu. During GMA's "Big" week, he reported live from the tallest building in the w... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wins Award Named for her Evening News Predecessor - Posted March 10, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from ... [TVNewser]

2009 Walter Cronkite Awards Announced - Posted March 10, 2009
The USC Annenberg School for Communications announced today the ten winners of the 2009 Walter Cronkite Awards for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. Among them, ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos is being recognized for its On the Trail series, interviews with the 2008 presidential candidates. Now on PBS will also be awarded... [FishbowlDC]

Rush Limbaugh A Weekend Cable Draw - Posted March 3, 2009
When Rush Limbaugh speaks... Fox News and CNN each aired Limbaugh's keynote speech to the CPAC Saturday afternoon. It was the biggest draw all weekend on cable news. • From 4:46pm-6:20pmET Fox News averaged 511,000 A25-54 demo viewers and 2.22M Total Viewers. The... [TVNewser]

What Recession? Anderson Cooper Nearly Doubles in Price - Posted February 27, 2009
Last night in Times Square, Bailey House had its annual auction which featured several tvnewsers as items up for bid, including Meet & Greets and studio tours with Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson, ... [TVNewser]

Katie at the White House, Featuring Knoller, Reid, Gibson & King - Posted February 27, 2009
Katie Couric was behind the scenes at the White House this week, or as her colleague Mark Knoller puts it, "more under the scenes." On how small the booth is, White House correspondent Chip Reid jokes, "I pretty much know how long its been since Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Whips out the Flip at the White House - Posted February 26, 2009
Now playing on her YouTube Channel, Katie Couric's latest Felliniesque endeavour at Flip filmmaking. Filmed outside and inside the White House, it comes complete with cameos from Charlie Gibson, John King, ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List 02.25.09 - Posted February 25, 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 or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

"Better-Than-Average Lunch" With the Anchors at the White House - Posted February 24, 2009
Not a bad guest list for lunch at the White House this afternoon... Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer, ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors Describe Obama Lunch on Web - Posted February 24, 2009
President Barack Obama met with 10 members of the press today over lunch at the White House — two from each network. The guest list consiste... [TVNewser]

Meet the Anchors - Posted February 24, 2009
Want to have a meet-and-greet with Brian Williams, or Katie Couric or Charlie Gibson? How about grabbing lunch with Anderson Cooper? You can, if you bid o... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Feb. 16 - Posted February 24, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams placed first in Total Viewers and the A25-45 demo again last week drawing more viewers than the prior week. ABC's World News, with Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos subbing, finished more than ... [TVNewser]

Web-TV Convergence for Obama Speech - Posted February 24, 2009
All the broadcasters and cable networks will be carrying Pres. Obama's Address to Congress tonight. And this year, the Websites of those networks will also be adding coverage and making it a social experience. • ABC's "Nightline" will actually go on a little earlier than normal around 10:30pmET on ABCNEWS.com. Web users... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Couric: "It's A Little Retro To Strictly Talk About Ratings" - Posted February 20, 2009
In a wide-ranging interview on The Daily Beast, Lloyd Grove talks to Katie Couric about Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Co-Anchor Today Tomorrow - Posted February 19, 2009
NBC's Brian Williams will co-anchor NBC's Today show in the morning alongside Matt Lauer, "so Meredith can take a morning off," he announced on tonight's Nightly News. One of the last ... [TVNewser]

Couric's Evening News Cuts Gap With ABC World News - Posted February 18, 2009
The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric continues to defy the odds, which started to play in her favor during her presidential campaign coverage. If you believed the ske... [TVNewser]

Williams on Nightly's Bounce: "We Haven't Seen These Numbers In a Long Time" - Posted February 13, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist The prince of the Peacock feels your financial pain. "I've had no desire to walk into any store but a grocery store for months," says NBC's Brian Williams, who makes an estimated $10 million a year. "It's just not c... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List: 02.11.09 - Posted February 11, 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Feb. 2 - Posted February 10, 2009
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams was again the #1 network evening newscast last week, besting its prior week viewership. ABC's World News with Charles Gibson and the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric were down slightly in Total Viewers. ... [TVNewser]

A-Rod: "How Could I Be Truthful With Katie Couric or CBS?" - Posted February 9, 2009
One of the stories being discussed on the cablers over the last couple hours has been Alex Rodriguez' admission he used performance-enhancing drugs from 2001-2003. Rodriguez talked to ESPN's ... [TVNewser]

GMA Has Octuplet Mom's Mom Exclusive - Posted February 9, 2009
While "Today" aired more of Ann Curry's exclusive interview with Octo-mom Nadya Suleman, including first pictures of the babies, Good Morning America had an exclusive with Grandma. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.09.09 - Posted February 9, 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

Couric: "It's Not a Lot of Fun Being Pummeled in the Press" - Posted February 8, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared this morning on the Reliable Sources portion of State of the Union, and was interviewed on a variety of topics by Howard Kurtz. She talked abou... [TVNewser]

Pilots and Pregnancies: What To Expect Monday Morning - Posted February 6, 2009
Expect some big ratings from all three network morning shows on Monday. Here's why: • ABC — Good Morning America will conduct the "first live television interview and reunion of the captain, crew and passengers of U.S. Airways Flight 1549." What that means — although Katie Couric already interviewed this group for... [TVNewser]

Octuplets Story Promises to Get Even Creepier - Posted February 6, 2009
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Couric's Grammy Special Finishes Third - Posted February 5, 2009
Katie Couric's "All Access" Grammy special last night on CBS finished third in Total Viewers in the 9pm slot, according to ... [TVNewser]

Joe Torre Today, Lil' Wayne Tonight - Posted February 4, 2009
Over the course of less than a week, CBS viewers will see Katie Couric interview everyone from President Barack Obama to Justin Timberlake, from hero pilot Captain ... [TVNewser]

"Sully" Expected to Get Two-Part Treatment During Sunday's "60 Minutes" - Posted February 4, 2009
US Airways Flight 1549 flight attendants Donna Dent, Sheila Dail and Doreen Welsh, the pilot, Capt. Chesley Sullenberger and Co-Pilot 1st Officer Jeffrey Skiles. CBS sent us this image of Katie Couric interviewing C... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.04.09 - Posted February 4, 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

Rodriguez Talks Blago, Sully on Today's "Menu" - Posted February 4, 2009
CBS' The Early Show anchor Maggie Rodriguez joined us this morning on the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. Last week Rodriguez interviewed Gov. Rod Blagojevich in on... [TVNewser]

Obama Today, Regis Tomorrow - Posted February 3, 2009
After interviewing Pres. Obama today, Katie Couric will be back in New York tomorrow morning to appear on Live with Regis & Kelly. She'll be promoting her Grammy special which airs tomorrow night on CBS. ... [TVNewser]

Get Ready For Anchor Baseball: President Obama's Rotating Interview Plan - Posted February 3, 2009
Later this afternoon, five of the most prominent anchors on television will gather outside the Oval Office and wait their turn for 10 minutes with the President of the United States. ABC's Charlie Gibson, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

After CBS Scooped NBC, Did ESPN Scoop CBS? - Posted February 3, 2009
Katie Couric sat down with US Airways pilot Capt. Chesley Sullenberger last Friday for his first interview since the emergency landing into the Hudson River. But the hero pilo... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.03.09 - Posted February 3, 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams' Oval Office Interview with Pres. Obama - Posted February 2, 2009
On the heels of Matt Lauer's Map Room interview with Pres. Barack Obama yesterday, NBC has announced Brian Williams will sit down with Pres. Obama in the Oval Office. The interview will air on NBC Nightly News tomorrow night. > Update:... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Super Ratings, Oscar Nominees, Grammy Special... - Posted February 2, 2009
> NBC's broadcast of the Super Bowl averaged a 42.1 household rating and 65 share last night, down 6% from last year's 44.7/66. Last year's Giants/Patriots game was the highest rated Super Bowl in 20 years. Last night's game was on par with the Colts/Bears 2007 Super Bowl. The Cardinals/Steelers game... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Prime Time Newscast: Second in Total Viewers, Fifth in Demos - Posted January 29, 2009
According to the overnight ratings, Katie Couric's 8pm newscast drew 6.45 million Total Viewers, good enough for second place in the time slot. The ha... [TVNewser]

Couric Anchors "First Ever Evening Newscast in Prime Time" - Posted January 28, 2009
Katie Couric anchored the prime time edition of the CBS Evening News tonight at 8pmET, and we twittered the broadcast. "Welcome to network television's first ever evening newscast in prime time," began Couric.... [TVNewser]

Couric, Snow, FoxNews.com on WebNewser - Posted January 28, 2009
• Katie Couric: "Loopy" After Nine Hours on the Set • Kate Snow interv... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Willard, Glor, Cavuto... - Posted January 27, 2009
> FBN's Happy Hour co-host Cody Willard has begun contributing daily installments of his "Where's My Money?!" segment to multiple programs on the network. Here's one segment from yesterday. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: "Can You Tell I'm A Little Tired and Loopy?" - Posted January 27, 2009
Just added to Katie Couric's YouTube channel, a behind the scenes look at Couric's nine hours on air on inauguration day...and that was before her prime time specials on TV and online. ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Katie Couric to Host Grammy Special - Posted January 24, 2009
CBS News has announced that Katie Couric will host a entertainment special featuring several Grammy award nominees. The special is being produced by the news division with 48 Hours Mystery EP Susan ... [TVNewser]

Hero Pilot Now Gives First Interview to CBS' Katie Couric, Not NBC's Matt Lauer - Posted January 23, 2009
TVNewser has learned Capt. Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot of US Airways flight 1549, who was scheduled to give his first interview to "Today's" Matt Lauer last Monday, has now agreed to speak first to CBS' "60 Minutes." Lauer's former co-anchor Katie C... [TVNewser]

CBS Evening News Gets A Prime Time Slot... Against American Idol - Posted January 23, 2009
Next Wednesday, The CBS Evening News with Katie Couric will broadcast an updated version of that day's broadcast in prime time, at 8pmET/PT. The NYTimes' Jacques Steinberg reports "the one-night experiment will be a first." ... [TVNewser]

CBS Lawyers Up For the Inauguration - Posted January 20, 2009
While ABC broadcasts from the Newseum and NBC originates from its studio near Capitol Hill, CBS is broadcasting live from the DC offices of the Jones Day law firm on Louisiana Ave. The makeshift studio is just a block from The Capitol. Last night, Katie Couric closed the CBS Evening News saying,... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts to Interview Pres. Obama Tonight - Posted January 20, 2009
ABC's Robin Roberts will conduct the only interview President Obama is giving today. The interview happens tonight and will air tomorrow on Good Morning America. Other late notes... • NBC Nightly News will now originate from Washington, DC tomorrow night. • NY Gov. David Paterson to CBS's ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: "Sometimes I'm Jealous of the Real Estate on the Cable Networks" - Posted January 20, 2009
The LATimes' Matea Gold catches up with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric in Washington, DC where she is anchoring the culmination o... [TVNewser]

New Face On CBS' NFL Halftime Show: Katie Couric - Posted January 18, 2009
Katie Couric showed up on the CBS' halftime show set tonight, but it wasn't to discuss the Baltimore Ravens' lack of offense. James Brown introduced Couric ("a friend") as she presented a short package about President-elect Barack Obama's day toda... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric to Anchor Inauguration Night Webcast - Posted January 16, 2009
Following up on her Election 2008 Webcast series CBS News' Katie Couric will anchor a one-hour Webcast on Inauguration night. The Webcast starts at 10pmET, immediately following the CBS News prime time special at 9pmET which Couric anchors... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

USAirways Crash: Broadcast News Notes - Posted January 15, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is reporting live from the scene where USAirways flight 1549 crashed into the Hudson River a few hours ago. Couric is having to deal with honking horns along the West Side Highway while talking with correspondent ... [TVNewser]

USAirways Crash in New York City: "The Captain Came on and Said 'Brace for Impact'" - Posted January 15, 2009
... [TVNewser]

Bush Address: How Networks Will Cover - Posted January 15, 2009
President George W. Bush delivers his farewell address tonight, live at 8pmET (actually, we're told it's officially at 8:01:30). Here's how the networks will cover: • ABC — Charlie Gibson anchors. ... [TVNewser]

Couric Interviews Obama For Inauguration Special - Posted January 15, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric sat down with President-elect Barack Obama yesterday for an interview to air on Tuesday's Inauguration night ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.15.09 - Posted January 15, 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]

Huckabee: "Katie Couric Was Extraordinarily Gentle" on Palin - Posted January 13, 2009
FNC host Mike Huckabee is profiled in this month's Esquire magazine by A.J. Jacobs, who follows the forme... [TVNewser]

Pitts Joins 60 Minutes - Posted January 13, 2009
CBS News' Byron Pitts is joining 60 Minutes as a contributing correspondent. Pitts has appeared periodically on the program since 2006, and will contribute at least six stories during the '09-'10 season. He will also continue his work for the CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

ABC and CNN Win duPont Awards - Posted January 13, 2009
ABC and CNN will pick up two of the 13 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards in 2009. The duPont Awards are given out each year for excellence in broadcast journalism. ABC News (... [TVNewser]

CES Day One: Stringer, Yang, Couric... - Posted January 9, 2009
• Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer talks about his "alma mater CBS News" during the opening keynote. With a sur... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Bloomberg, BBC, CBS... - Posted January 8, 2009
> Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson will appear in an exclusive interview tomorrow on Bloomberg during the NoonET hour. He'll be asked about the latest jobs report, the state of the economy and his legacy. > Tonight's installment in BBC World News America's "Notes to Obama" series comes from Univision anchor ... [TVNewser]

Palin: "Katie, You're Not The Center of Everybody's Universe" - Posted January 8, 2009
In a YouTube clip from an upcoming documentary, Gov. Sarah Palin blasts the media, and specifically ... [TVNewser]

Networks Carry Obama Economic Address - Posted January 8, 2009
President-elect Barack Obama delivered a major economic address this morning in Washington, D.C., and the speech was carried by all the broadcast networks, cablers and business networks. Charlie Gibson anchored... [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]

CBS Announces Inauguration Plans - Posted January 6, 2009
CBS News has announced their coverage plans for Inauguration Day on January 20. Katie Couric anchors the broadcast from 10am-5pmET. Some notes: • Couric anchors a live, one-hour primetime special, "Change and Challenge" at 9pmET and a live Webcast on CBSNews.com and CNET.com at 10pmET. • The Early Show will originate from D.C. Monday,... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.29.08 - Posted December 29, 2008
Good morning, Washington. What DC museum is featured above? Think you know? Email us with your best guess. AND: Join us after the jump to find out if you guessed our last contest correctly. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning... [FishbowlDC]

In "Foot-in-Mouth" Category, Matthews Doesn't Nominate Himself - Posted December 28, 2008
On his syndicated weekend show, Chris Matthews and his panel spent the half hour looking back at 2008, giving awards in several categories. One category was "Foot-in-Mouth" award. The nominees included Joe Biden and his "Obama will be tested" comment; Barack O... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Ending Year Surprisingly Strong - Posted December 24, 2008
NBC Nightly News EP Bob Epstein has been on the job for two weeks. He's off to a great start. The NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Dec. 15 - Posted December 23, 2008
The NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams and the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric saw their most Total Viewers last week in nearly two years, with NBC winning in the category for the 10th week in a row. NBC had its highest Total Viewer average since the week of February... [TVNewser]

Couch Critic, And Mother of Rick Kaplan, Hazel Kaplan, Dies - Posted December 22, 2008
From the Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal: Hazel Kaplan, the mother of "CBS Evening News" executive producer Rick Kaplan, died over the weekend. She was 90.... [TVNewser]

TV Week's TV News-Related Questions - Posted December 17, 2008
TV Week is out with it's list of 30 questions for the TV industry this week, writing, "While not every question will light the right path to take in 2009, they may make 2008 more comprehensible." Four of the questions related to ... [TVNewser]

Vogue Highlights Three TVNewsers "Shaping the News" - Posted December 16, 2008
In next month's Vogue Magazine, three female tvnewsers are highlighted: "As we enter a new political era, we salute three woman standouts: veteran Katie Couric and rising stars... [TVNewser]

Couric, Gregory And Other '09 Stories To Watch - Posted December 12, 2008
From today's mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: Marketwatch's Jon Friedman presents his five media stories to watch in 2009 in today's column. His main topic relates to CBS' Katie Couric... [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]

Morning Media Menu: December 11 - Posted December 11, 2008
mediabistro.com has launched a new audio podcast based around the mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed and mediabistro.com blog network, including TVNewser. You can listen live every morning at 9amET on BlogTalkRadio.com/mediabistro. Today on the podcast: Cuts yesterday at NPR, future cuts at Newsweek and i... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Dec. 1 - Posted December 9, 2008
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams won both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo last week, but the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric scored big as well — amassing its largest Total Viewer average since the week of March 3. Week-to-week, all networks were up in the demo while ABC and... [TVNewser]

Stahl on Rather Lawsuit: "I Wish Dan Hadn't Taken This Step" - Posted December 8, 2008
Mike Schneider interviews 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl on Bloomberg TV's "Night Talk" tonight at 10pmET. According to an advance transcript of the interview, Stahl opens up about the Dan Rather/CBS lawsuit: It's just killing... [TVNewser]

What Would Katie Do? - Posted December 2, 2008
We got a few emails about Katie Couric's new haircut, and the fact that we neglected to write about it. This comment from an emailer sums it up: "Surprised to not see anything about Katie Couric's new, short hairdo, not that it really matters of course!" Um, right. Exactly. We waffled about it,... [TVNewser]

Big Three to Carry Obama National Security Announcement - Posted December 1, 2008
The big three broadcast nets will carry Pres.-elect Obama's announcement of his national security team this morning at 10:40amET. Brian Williams will anchor on NBC, Katie Couric on CBS and ... [TVNewser]

Couric Accuses Letterman of "Stealing Our Video" - Posted November 21, 2008
Following up on our follow-up about Katie Couric's appearance ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Before the Late Show - Posted November 20, 2008
Earlier today we wrote about how last night on his show David Letterman steered clear of asking Katie Couric about his lifting of Couric's recent interview with John ... [TVNewser]

What Dave Didn't Ask Katie - Posted November 20, 2008
Last night on the Late Show, David Letterman chatted with Katie Couric about her role as both anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News, her "post-election hangover" and thos... [TVNewser]

Letterman Talks to Katie Couric About the Palin Interviews: 'The Newspaper Question Was an Easy Question' - Posted November 20, 2008
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Letterman Talks to Katie Couric About the Palin Interviews: 'The Newspaper Question Was an Easy Question' - Posted November 20, 2008
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Couric and Letterman Heart Palin - Posted November 20, 2008
This is ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric Sits Down With Lieberman (and Letterman) - Posted November 19, 2008
Katie Couric will interview Sen. Joe Lieberman today in Washington, D.C. to air tonight on the CBS Evening News. It's his first interview since ... [TVNewser]

Rick Davis Reflects on Palin Media Roll-out - Posted November 14, 2008
With the election over, Sen. John McCain's campaign manager Rick Davis is speaking out about the thinking behind Gov. Sar... [TVNewser]

"I'm Such A Shameless Hussy For Intel, Aren't I?" - Posted November 14, 2008
Katie Couric's YouTube Channel includes a new video — the best of Election Night '08. The compilation was put together by Evening News producer Tony Maciulis who also produced Couric's debate night, convention night and election night Webcasts.... [TVNewser]

Palin and the Press - Posted November 13, 2008
FNC's Greta Van Susteren and NBC's Matt Lauer have joined her in her kitchen; CNN's Larry King and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Show Ratings: Week of Nov. 3 - Posted November 13, 2008
NBC's Today show was the top rated broadcast morning show during the week of the presidential election, with an average of nearly six million Total Viewers. The day after the election, NBC had its highest single-day Total Viewer delivery since December 9, 2005 (excluding Katie Couric's final telecast as co-anchor). ABC's... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Is Favorite (And Least Favorite) Journalist - Posted November 12, 2008
The Pew Research Center has put out their post-election report, and Bill O'Reilly was found to lead both the "favorite campaign journalist" and "least favorite campaign journali... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Winner, Wedding, Wife... - Posted November 12, 2008
> The Philadelphia Daily News' Ellen Gray gives her winners and losers of the election season. Winners include Fox News, Stephen Colbert and Katie Couric.... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Doesn't Need Any Advice from Katie Couric - Posted November 12, 2008
Here we go again. A day after Matt Lauer asked Gov. Sarah Palin about ... [TVNewser]

Critic Slams Lauer, Van Susteren Over Palin Interviews - Posted November 11, 2008
She may be TV ratings gold, but TV critic David Zurawick isn't liking what he's seeing in this week's Matt Lauer and Greta Van Susteren interviews with Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Matt Asks Sarah About Katie - Posted November 11, 2008
During his interview with Gov. Sarah Palin, Matt Lauer asks about his former Today show colleague, ... [TVNewser]

Networks Air Special Reports As Obamas Arrive at White House - Posted November 10, 2008
ABC, CBS and NBC are airing special reports as Pres.-elect and Mrs. Obama are welcomed to the White House by Pres. and Mrs. Bush. Charlie Gibson on ABC, Brian Williams on NBC and Katie Couric on CBS.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.07.08 - Posted November 7, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Eyes Hour-Long Evening News...Every Night - Posted November 5, 2008
Tonight, as last night, Katie Couric will anchor an hour-long Evening News. But Couric tells the New York Observer's Felix Gillette she'd like to anchor an hour every night. "I really would like more time" says Couric, "Because I think time is not our friend at the Evening News." ... [TVNewser]

Election Day Records for TV Websites - Posted November 5, 2008
Election day and night proved to be record breakers for several networks' Websites. • CNN.com attracted more than 30 million unique visitors - the highest in the site's history. CNN.com Live - the live, multi-stream video news service — broke all previous records with 5.3 million live streams, nearly tripling its previous... [TVNewser]

CBS News Eyes Late Election Night, No Matter What - Posted November 4, 2008
CBS News and Sports president Sean McManu (standing) and Evening News EP Rick Kaplan (seated, third from right) in the control room. After a stop at ABC News' Times Square studios, we made our way uptown to West 57th Street and CBS News HQ. Katie Co... [TVNewser]

Update: What's Next For "Meet" - Posted November 2, 2008
In Saturday's New York Times, Jacques Steinberg provides an update on his last "Meet the Press" host-replacement analysis. He prominently highlights Chuck Todd and David Gregory as potential replacements (FishbowlDC guesses not Gregory) but... Mr. Gregory has struggled to get critical air time on "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" -- in part,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

The Year of the Women? - Posted October 30, 2008
From today's mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: Salon's Rebecca Traister writes, if 2004 was "Jon Stewart's career-making elec... [TVNewser]

O'Reilly Talks Palin, Biden on Letterman - Posted October 28, 2008
It was a subdued interview between FNC anchor Bill O'Reilly and David Letterman last night on CBS' Late Show (compared to O'Reil... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.28.08 - Posted October 28, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

CBS Announces Election Night Plans - Posted October 27, 2008
With a week and a day until the election, CBS News has announced plans for election night. Katie Couric leads the best political team in the galaxy including ... [TVNewser]

Lauer Roasted At Friar's Club - Posted October 25, 2008
Today show anchor Matt Lauer was the butt of many jokes during his roast at the Friar's Club, as were many others in attendance. From the TV news crowd, joining Lauer were Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Couric to Anchor Hour-Long Evening News - Posted October 23, 2008
Katie Couric will anchor an hour-long CBS Evening News the night before Election Day, Monday November 3. The broadcast will include extended reporting and analysis from various CBS News contributors. It will also include a look back at highlights from the primaries 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]

Morning Reading List, 10.21.08 - Posted October 21, 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 Mu... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Couric Travels, King Anchors, Buckley Speaks... - Posted October 17, 2008
> Katie Couric takes her show on the road to battleground states. Couric anchors the CBS Evening News from Charlotte tonight, from St. Louis on Monday and from Denver next Monday, Oct. 27. > CNN's John King anchors a one-hour special tomorrow nig... [TVNewser]

Fox & Friends Sees Couric-Palin Similarity - Posted October 17, 2008
CBS News anchor Katie Couric had a prominent place at last night's Al Smith Dinner in New York City at which both presidential candidates spoke (more on the Dinner in a later post). This morning the Fox & Friends team, wit... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: CNN, MSNBC, CBS... - Posted October 16, 2008
> Beet.TV caught up with CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Campbell Brown for video interviews about bias and the media. Check out Blitzer and Brown. ... [TVNewser]

Joe The Plumber Calls in to FBN and CBS - Posted October 15, 2008
The star of tonight's debate was not Obama, or McCain or even Schieffer. It was Joe the plumber. Joe Wurzelbacher (shown at a recent Obama rally) is a plumber from Ohio. He was mentioned 15 times by Sen. McCain and 5 times by Sen. Obama. And about 10 minutes after the... [TVNewser]

Clinton & Pawlenty Join Couric on the Webcast - Posted October 15, 2008
Hey kids, gather 'round the laptop. Katie Couric will interview Sen. Hillary Clinton and Gov. Tim Pawlenty tonight following the debate. Clinton and Pawlenty will be on Couric's live Webcast on CBSNews.com and CNET.com beginning at 11pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Sandy Genelius Leaving CBS for Sony - Posted October 15, 2008
Well, we began the day with PR news, and that's how will close it...at least until the next post. Broadcasting & Cable reports CBS News VP of communications Sandy Genelius is leaving the network. Genelius, a 20-year CBS veteran, is joining Sony in the same capacity. "It would be impossible to overstate Sandy's... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.08 - Posted October 15, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's Savannah Guthrie Gets Sarah Palin One-on-One - Posted October 14, 2008
In an update to one of our stories from earlier today, about Gov. Sarah Palin not doing interviews with some of the news media, including NBC... [TVNewser]

Webcasting: Where The Cablers Go Unscripted...For Better or Worse - Posted October 11, 2008
Former CNBC and Headline News anchor Renay San Miguel has found life after TV news, and it includes writing about TV News. San Miguel writes ... [TVNewser]

Dean Reynolds Has Issues: Obama's Plane "Is Cramped, Uncomfortable and Smells Terrible" - Posted October 9, 2008
CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds has been around the block. He's covered his share of campaigns. He spent 23 years with ABC News and now reports on the Ob... [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]

Palin on Couric: "I Did Feel That There Were A Lot Of Things That She Was Missing" - Posted October 4, 2008
As we reported yesterday, FNC correspondent Carl Cameron interviewed Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Shep Gets Hall of Fame Nod - Posted October 2, 2008
FNC anchor Shepard Smith is anchoring live in St. Louis at the site of the VP debate today, but tomorrow he'll be somewhere totally different. Smith will be inducted into the University of Mississip... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Talk Couric/Palin - Posted October 1, 2008
After a back-and-forth on the web about what would be said, tonight it was revealed. CBS' Katie Couric asked Gov. ... [TVNewser]

VP Question About Supreme Court Coming Tonight - Posted October 1, 2008
Well, we now know the question, but still don't know the answer. As we wrote yesterday, rumors of a "gaffe" by Gov. Sarah Palin in response to a question from Katie Couric about court cases ... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin Talks to Katie Couric About Her Newspaper Reading Habits - Posted October 1, 2008
We think it's pretty safe to say that, financial crisis or otherwise, the next 48 hours belong to Sarah Palin. Courtesy of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin Talks to Katie Couric About Her Newspaper Reading Habits - Posted October 1, 2008
We think it's pretty safe to say that, financial crisis or otherwise, the next 48 hours belong to Sarah Palin. Courtesy of... [FishbowlNY]

Attention Media: Sarah Palin Has a Great Appreciation For You - Posted October 1, 2008
"I've read most of them again with a great appreciation for the press... [FishbowlLA]

Couric's Questions Get Veep Treatment — But What Did Palin Say? - Posted September 30, 2008
Tonight, for the fourth time in five shows, the CBS Evening News will feature a Katie Couric interview with Gov. Sarah Palin. But TVNewser has learned Palin will be featured tomorrow and Th... [TVNewser]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Palin and McCain Doubleteam Couric: Gotcha Journalism, 'Is That a Pizza Place?' - Posted September 30, 2008
There is something ironically satisfying about the fact that Katie Couric's return to the spotlight is in large measure due to her current takedown of Sarah Palin. The latest Couric-Palin interview (sort of like the 2.0 Frost/Nixon interviews except no one expects to see them further acted out anywhere but... [FishbowlNY]

Who's Playing "Gotcha" Now? - Posted September 30, 2008
In the first joint interview with Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin, CBS's Katie Couric asked the duo... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 22 - Posted September 30, 2008
ABC's World News comes in first beating NBC Nightly News by just 90,000 Total Viewers. The broadcasts tied in the A25-54 demo. All three shows were up during the busy news week which saw the bailout bill debate, the on-again off-again presidential debate and Katie Couric's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin.... [TVNewser]

'Attack Journalism' is the New 'Asking Questions' - Posted September 30, 2008
This is a follow-up interview with Katie Couric and ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric Asks Palin About "Our Last Interview" - Posted September 29, 2008
CBS News sent us a transcript of a portion of Katie Couric's interview with Gov. Sarah Palin airing tonight on the Evening News. Couric: Gov. Palin, since our last interview, you've gotten a lot of flak. Some Republicans have said you're not prepared; you're not ready for prime-time. People have questioned your... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin and The New Yorker: 'I Can See Russia From My House' - Posted September 29, 2008
It remains to be seen whether Sarah Palin is beyond satire, though one could make a very good argument, particularly post the Katie Couric interiviews, that the Alaskan Governor actually needs no assistance to cast herself (or is it rear her head) in the worst possible light. For the time... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin and The New Yorker: 'I Can See Russia From My House' - Posted September 29, 2008
It remains to be seen whether Sarah Palin is beyond satire, though one could make a very good argument, particularly post the Katie Couric interiviews, that the Alaskan Governor actually needs no assistance to cast herself (or is it rear her head) in the worst possible light. For the time... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.29.08 - Posted September 29, 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 the... [FishbowlDC]

SNL Portrays Various TVNewsers - Posted September 28, 2008
It was a busy political week, and two of the major TV news events were parodied on Saturday Night Live last night. Friday's presidential debate was the focus of a lengthy sketch, featuring a return appearance by Chris Parnell as PBS' ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw, Olbermann Featured in Obama Ad - Posted September 28, 2008
Tom Brokaw anchors a mock election night broadcast and Keith Olbermann's voice can be heard announcing Sen. John Mc... [TVNewser]

Insiders React to Letterman Lifting Couric Interview - Posted September 26, 2008
So, how do CBS News officials feel about their Katie Couric-John McCain exclusive interview being ... [TVNewser]

Debate On, Anchors in Place - Posted September 26, 2008
Katie, Brian, Shepard and hundreds of other TVNewsers are breathing a sigh of relief today. Their trips to Oxford, Mississippi will not be in vain. Around 11:26amET, word came that John McCain would participate in tonight's first of three presidential debates. Here's the timing of the confirmation and the reporting of the... [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]

CBS Not Happy About McCain Video Letterman 'Jacked' From Couric - Posted September 26, 2008
One day we imagine people will look back on the last eight years and maybe think it strange how the country became dependent on its late-night comedian... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS Not Happy About McCain Video Letterman 'Jacked' From Couric - Posted September 26, 2008
One day we imagine people will look back on the last eight years and maybe think it strange how the country became dependent on its late-night comedian... [FishbowlNY]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric, Palin, and Bush: Everybody's Talking About the Economy - Posted September 26, 2008
So there may or may not be a debate tonight. Or Barack Obama may debate himself (calling Fred Armisen!). Or do a townhall. Or do a Q&A with Jim Leher. At this point we've given up predicting what the world might look like by noon today let... [FishbowlNY]

The Politics of Bailing Out - Posted September 26, 2008
This is a video of our Senator Barbra Boxer busting on ... [FishbowlLA]

LAT In 90 Seconds - Posted September 26, 2008
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What Should Charlie Gibson Do? - Posted September 26, 2008
Brian Williams has his blog and had that SNL hosting gig last year; Katie Couric has her Webcasts and YouTube channel. So, what could ABC News do to help "catapult Charlie Gibson back to... [TVNewser]

Technical Difficulties for Nightly News - Posted September 25, 2008
All three broadcast networks had access to the two presidential nominees late this afternoon after Sens. McCain and Obama met at the White House. For one broadcast, the so called round-robin interviews may have happened too close to airtime. After airing its John McCain i... [TVNewser]

Williams, Gibson, Couric to Interview McCain, Obama as Anchors Keep Oxford in the Travel Plans - Posted September 25, 2008
Fast moving developments in the bailout bill are keeping the anchors on the move. Insiders tell us NBC's Brian Williams, who anchored Nightly News from Houston last night, will anchor from Washington, DC tonight with Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain... [TVNewser]

McCain Ditches Letterman, Gets Caught Next Door With Couric - Posted September 25, 2008
John McCain was supposed to be a guest on The Late Show with ... [FishbowlLA]

Olbermann OK With Anchor Change: "I Can Say What I Think" - Posted September 25, 2008
He filled in at the last minute after Sen. John McCain canceled, and still MSNBC's Keith Olbermann was nearly upstaged by the Republican nominee for president Wednesday night on the Late ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Gets John McCain For Evening News - Posted September 24, 2008
He may have canceled an appearance on one CBS show, but Sen. John McCain will appear for an exclusive interview on another. ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters to Carry Pres. Bush in Primetime - Posted September 24, 2008
ABC, CBS and NBC will all carry Pres. Bush's address to the nation tonight at 9pmET. Charlie Gibson will anchor for ABC, Katie Couric for CBS and Brian Williams, from Galveston, TX, for NBC. Looks like ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Wants To Know: "What Would You Ask Sarah Palin?" - Posted September 23, 2008
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is getting ready for her interview next week with Gov. Sarah Palin. And Couric is asking for your input on what to ask. So many people are ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, Lehrer, Logan... - Posted September 22, 2008
> The New York Times' Steven McElroy reports Katie Couric will be participating in the upcoming roast of Matt Lauer. Other ro... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Biden edition): CBS, FNC, BBC... - Posted September 19, 2008
> Due to breaking economy news, Katie Couric's day-in-the-life report on Democratic VP nominee Sen. Joe Biden will be moved to Monday's Evening News broadcast. Couric followed Biden on the campaign trail. > FNC's hour-long special, "Joe Biden: A... [TVNewser]

FNC Sends Cease and Desist Over McCain Ad - Posted September 19, 2008
Politico's Michael Calderone reports Fox News has sent a cease and desist letter to the Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Tonight's "Presidential Questions" Announced - Posted September 17, 2008
The CBS Evening News' "Presidential Candidates" series begins tonight, in which Katie Couric asks the same questions to S... [TVNewser]

Couric To Interview Palin Next Week - Posted September 16, 2008
Breaking: TVNewser has learned Katie Couric will interview Republican VP nominee Gov. Sarah Palin next week on the campaign trail, days before the first presidential debate. ... [TVNewser]

Bart Gellman On "The Daily Show" - Posted September 16, 2008
BONUS: Is that pornstar Savanna Samson portraying Katie Couric in this skit? ... [FishbowlDC]

Couric's Questions Back For Presidential Candidates - Posted September 15, 2008
Following on the heels of the well-received and sometimes-uncomfortable "Primary Questions," series on the CBS Evening News, ... [TVNewser]

New Yorker Column Short on Facts, Long on Attacks of ABC News - Posted September 15, 2008
The New Yorker's Steve Coll spends a column today blasting ABC News over a variety of issues relating to ... [TVNewser]

The Couric Comeback? "The Second Act of a Three-Act Movie" - Posted September 15, 2008
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has had a whirlwind year, and as the political season hits the home stretch, her use of new technology has gotten her high... [TVNewser]

9/11, Seven Years Later: How the Cablers Covered - Posted September 11, 2008
... [TVNewser]

McCain Ad Featuring Katie Couric Removed From YouTube - Posted September 10, 2008
A new ad from Sen. John McCain relates to Sen. Barack Obama's recent "lipstick on a pig," comment. The video also features a comment from CBS' Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Couric, Koppel, Sciutto... - Posted September 10, 2008
> B&C's Marisa Guthrie caught up with CBS CEO Les Moonves who is once again throwing his support behind Katie Couric... [TVNewser]

Couric's Two Weeks of Webcasts - Posted September 8, 2008
CBS' Katie Couric anchored a live nightly webcast at both the DNC and RNC, and the setting allowed for some looser interviews and segments. CBSNews.com put together a "best of" video of the two weeks, including Couric's friendly but testy interview with ... [TVNewser]

Gibson's Palin Interview: When, Where, How - Posted September 8, 2008
Expect to hear Gov. Sarah Palin answer her first mainstream media questions shortly after 6:30pmET on Thursday this week. Confirmed last night, ABC News'... [TVNewser]

Anchors, Networks Stand Up to Cancer - Posted September 6, 2008
The network anchors are finishing up a week that has taken them to three states in four days: Louisiania, Minnesota and California. The Big 3 emceed last night's Stand up to Cancer event. USA today called it, "an unusual alliance" since ABC, CBS and NBC also aired the one hour special... [TVNewser]

Obama on O'Reilly: "It Was Great" - Posted September 5, 2008
Part one (of four!) of the much anticipated Bill O'Reilly interview with Sen. Barack Obama aired last night, and focused solely on foreign policy. The other three parts of the interview ai... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): FNC, MSNBC, CNN... - Posted September 4, 2008
> Greta Van Susteren talked to Jezebel about sexism in the media, Katie Couric and other issues. "Whether you like Katie Couric or not, she's got 30 years of experience and she earned it and she just got hammer... [TVNewser]

Wild About the Anchors - Posted September 4, 2008
After last night's taping of the Stand up to Cancer interviews with the Big 3 anchors, the management of the Xcel Energy Center presented personalized jerseys to them. The "X," as the locals calls it is hosting the RNC this week, but it is normally home to the Minnesota Wild NHL... [TVNewser]

Maggie Rodriguez and the Evening Anchors - Posted September 3, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin was a hot topic in the anchor to anchor interviews, with Katie Couric telling Robin Roberts, "I'm on guard for sexist coverage." And as she wrapped up her interview ... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts and the Evening Anchors - Posted September 3, 2008
As Meredith Vieira finished her interview and Robin Roberts got into place, Katie said hello to her former Today show colleague, senior broadcast producer Don Nash. As Vieira walked off the platform, she returned telling the anchors, "Robin just ... [TVNewser]

Network Anchors Sit Down, for Stand Up To Cancer - Posted September 3, 2008
This week the term 'anchor' doesn't really fit. On Sunday Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson and Brian Williams were along the Gulf Coast, on Tuesday they'd arrived in St. Paul, on Friday they'll be in Los Angeles. The assignments along the Gulf a... [TVNewser]

Brian, Charlie, Katie To Make the Morning Rounds After Their Evening Shows - Posted September 3, 2008
TVNewser has learned that after they finish their broadcasts at 7pmET tonight (barring breaking news), Katie Couric, Charlie Gibson and Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Convention Bites: Day #2 - Posted September 2, 2008
• Philip Alongi Jr., son of NBC News convention coverage executive producer Phil Alongi, is singing the National Anthem tonight at the start of this evening's session. • According to preliminary numbers, CBS News' prime time Hurricane/RNC ... [TVNewser]

Anchor Movement: Network News to St. Paul, Keith Stays in NY - Posted September 2, 2008
As insiders predicted last night in St. Paul, anchors are beginning the trip back from the Gulf Coast region to the RNC as coverage shifts away from Gustav. The three evening news anchors, CBS' ... [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]

Network Newscasts From New Orleans - Posted August 31, 2008
All three network newscasts spent significant time covering Hurricane Gustav, and had correspondents in the area. ABC's World News was anchored by Charlie Gibson from the region, CBS' Evening News was anchored by Russ Mitchell in New York and NBC's Nightly News was anchored by ... [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]

Rome Hartman on the "Friendly Outsider" at the Convention - Posted August 28, 2008
Attitude and an accent — that's what Rome Hartman says he wants to bring to convention coverage. As EP of BBC World News America, the former CBS' Evening News EP is covering his first convention as an employee of the Beeb. TVNewser talked to Hartman this morning outside... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: (DNC Day 4 Edition): Ratings, Evening, Watching... - Posted August 28, 2008
> TVWeek has the early ratings from last night. It appears viewers watching the broadcast nets showed less interest in Sen. Joe Biden's VP acceptance speech than they did Hillary Clinton's speech from the night before. All the broadcast networks' numbers fell last night from Tuesday night.... [TVNewser]

Charlie Gibson On Familiar Territory and New Ground - Posted August 26, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Blah, blah, blog. ABC's Charlie Gibson, not a big fan of blogs, yesterday became the last Big 3 anchor to launch his own. A gentleman of the Old School, Gibson, 65, says his only concern is the pretentious navel-gazing e... [TVNewser]

Couric's More "Relaxed" Newscast - Posted August 26, 2008
Early in the first-ever CBSNews.com/CNET.com Convention Cast, anchor Katie Couric explained, "We can have a little more time, be a little more loosey-goosey and relaxed, and chat about what we saw tonight." ... [TVNewser]

Couric Tosses to Curry Schieffer - Posted August 25, 2008
In a Today show flashback, tonight on the CBS Evening News Katie Couric was wrapping up a Q&A with ... [TVNewser]

Does CNN Have a Challenger to its Best Political Team on Television? - Posted August 21, 2008
A TVNewser reader noticed that CBS News is currently running a promo which bills itself as the Best Political Team in on Television; awfully similar exactly like CNN's Best Political Team on Television. CBS insiders tell us it's just a part of the promo copy, not a tag or positioning line. Interestingly, it... [TVNewser]

Dropping in to Denver - Posted August 15, 2008
There's something missing from Joanne Ostrow's Denver Post story about national media types who are about to descend on Denver. Namely, a complete story. Ostrow writes about the coverage plans of NBC News, MSNBC, PBS and NPR. She even talks with Keith Olbe... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Katie Couric & The Fashion Flock - Posted August 13, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE You'd think all the fabulous fashionistas would have fled Gotham by now (they've got to rest up for Fashion Week which is just around the corner). Nothing doing: The style mavens and social swans that populate the front row of those shows you can never get into were out... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Katie Couric & The Fashion Flock - Posted August 13, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE You'd think all the fabulous fashionistas would have fled Gotham by now (they've got to rest up for Fashion Week which is just around the corner). Nothing doing: The style mavens and social swans that populate the front row of those shows you can never get into were out... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Evening News Adds Politics Features to Broadcast, Web - Posted August 13, 2008
CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan announced expanded campaign reporting emphasizing the candidates and their positions on 35 key issues. The reports and features fall under the ongoing series "Presidential Questions," "Where They Stand," "Follow the Money" and "Re... [TVNewser]

Farley Out, Farris Back In at CBS Evening News - Posted August 12, 2008
TVNewser has learned Jennifer Farley, who's been Katie Couric's publicist at the CBS Evening News for 13 months, is leaving the network to join a media startup. Leigh Farris, who preceded Farley at Evening News, will return to CBS in time for ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 28 - Posted August 5, 2008
Another split decision for the evening newscasts. Nightly News with Brian Williams won in Total Viewers while World News with Charles Gibson won the A25-54 demo last week. Last Monday saw Williams' interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad f... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.31.08 - Posted July 31, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Above, FishbowlDC's "Word Cloud," courtesy of World.net. 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric on Cancer, & Bitches - Posted July 30, 2008
Katie Couric made her first appearance on The View this morning. The CBS Evening News anchor was promoting the multi-network Stand Up To Cancer benefit Sept. 5. She also talked about her future with CBS News, the press coverage of her inc... [TVNewser]

Some Experience Silent Start For Couric's HD Premiere - Posted July 28, 2008
Katie Couric began tonight's Evening News with, "Good evening, everyone. And welcome to our first broadcast in high definition." Unfortunately some viewers around the country watching in HD only saw Couric, they couldn't hear her. While the audio problems... [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]

Katie Couric. Now In HD - Posted July 25, 2008
On Monday, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric goes HD. "The entire CBS Evening News team is excited that viewers can now watch our award-winning broadcast in HiDef," said executive producer ... [TVNewser]

Critiquing the Press and Their Obama - Posted July 25, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz sums up the media coverage of Barack Obama's week abroad; what the trip meant for the candidate and the press following him. ...even as the likes of NBC's Andrea Mitchell... [TVNewser]

Understanding the Standards - Posted July 23, 2008
Continuing the fallout from the Katie Couric CBS Evening News interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Questions CBS Over Unaired McCain "Gaffe" - Posted July 23, 2008
Katie Couric's CBS Evening News interview with Sen. John McCain is getting some attention, not for what was said, but for what was not said, or at least what was not used. Du... [TVNewser]

What's Next For David Gregory? - Posted July 23, 2008
The NYObserver's Felix Gillette takes a moment from Sunday's Meet the Press, and ponders whether David Gregory has become NBC's "lame duck." Gillette observ... [TVNewser]

Couric's Interviews, As Subject and Reporter - Posted July 22, 2008
It appears some members of the press in the Middle East could learn a thing or two from the 50 or so U.S. journalists in the region. A reporter from the Israeli newspaper Haaretz interviewed ... [TVNewser]

Obama Isn't Couric's Only Candidate Interview Tonight - Posted July 22, 2008
In addition to an interview with Barack Obama conducted in Jordan, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has also interviewed John McCain as he campaigns in New Hampshire. "The two presumptive nominees will go head-to-head on the issues of the day... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Meets the Israeli Press: I "Do Believe We Can Make a Change With Time, Bit by Bit" - Posted July 22, 2008
A polished, multi-millionaire, American woman in a gray pants suit, subtle makeup that highlights her blue eyes, and a winning smile is not an unusual sight in the executive lounge on the 17th floor of Tel Aviv's Hilton Hotel. But this particular woman is none other than Katie Couric... Before she interviewed... [TVNewser]

Terry Moran Gets Obama In Baghdad - Posted July 21, 2008
A day after CBS's Lara Logan got an interview with Barack Obama in... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.21.08 - Posted July 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. What PR flak didn't have much luck with the above chair last week? Let us know. 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

And the First Obama Overseas Interview Goes To... - Posted July 20, 2008
CBS News chief foreign affairs correspondent Lara Logan, who just relocated to Washington DC, was the first correspondent to interview ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: "No Plans to Part Company Any Time Soon" - Posted July 18, 2008
The LATimes' Matea Gold has the scoop from CBS's presentation in front of the TCA, during which ... [TVNewser]

WaPo Subsidiary Buys Miami's NBC Station - Posted July 18, 2008
NBC has sold its south Florida station, WTVJ to Post-Newsweek Stations, a subsidiary of the Washington Post Company. NBC bought WTVJ in 1987 for a reported $270 million. NBC was expected to fetch between $350 million and $400 million this time around... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.08 - Posted July 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Above, Luke Russert and James Carville spearhead XM radio's coverage of the MLB All-Star Game. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary... [FishbowlDC]

Couric, McManus Get the TCA Treatment, Via Satellite - Posted July 18, 2008
CBS News president Sean McManus, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric, chief Washington correspondent and moderator of Face the Nation, Bob Schieffer, and senior political analyst, ... [TVNewser]

Brian, Charlie, Katie To Report on Obama Overseas - Posted July 17, 2008
The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg reports that when Barack Obama heads for Iraq and other locations overseas this summer, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Examining the Cult of Absurdity - Posted July 14, 2008
TV critic Howard Rosenberg takes a lengthy look in the Los Angeles Times at the "absurd" cult of personality in television news, and specifically the... [TVNewser]

CBS' Couric To Host B&C Gala - Posted July 14, 2008
When Today show anchor Matt Lauer is inducted into Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame in October, his longtime former co-anchor will be on hand as host. CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric... [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]

Morning Reading List, 04.15.08 - Posted April 15, 2008
Happy Tax Day Washington. Playbook tells us that "Patrick Henry, Ed's son, is 7." Here's your TV coverage of the Pope's visi... [FishbowlDC]

LAT In 90 Seconds -- Afternoon Edition - Posted April 10, 2008
Kareem Abdul-Jablogger's Eating Tips: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar wants people over 40 to eat better. We want to know how much the LAT is paying this guy. ... [FishbowlLA]

Katie Couric--Break-Up Girl? - Posted April 10, 2008
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Morning Reading List, 04.08.08 - Posted April 8, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Kofi Annan and Chuck Todd! And, on this day in 1986, Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. And TVNewser gives us an update on Tucker Carlson's TV show. Speaki... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.08 - Posted April 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Kitty Kelley's birthday and the 40th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.07.08 - Posted March 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | JOBS You think Hillary can still score the Democratic nomination. NEWSPAPERS ... [FishbowlDC]

Yeah, But C-SPAN Has The Best Political Team Times Infinity - Posted February 22, 2008
Remember when we called the ongoing contest over who has the "best political team" "The Definition of Ridiculous"? Well, the ridiculous continues: TVNewser spotted Katie Couric calling CBS "the best in the galaxy." ... [FishbowlDC]

Sundown on Sunset: Overlooked - Posted January 18, 2008
Eddie Murphy and Tracey Edmonds have a "spiritual marriage" only --she must have taken a gander at his child support payments. Paramount spent a lot of money to make Cloverfield ... [FishbowlLA]

Caitlin Flanagan on Katie Couric, Morning TV, and Why News is Doomed - Posted January 8, 2008
In the January Atlantic, Caitlin Flanagan explains the allure of the Today show, When it is on, the television screen is no longer a barrier separating real life from TV land; the television screen is a window into another room of the house, the one... [FishbowlLA]

It's Like Katie Couric's Version of Tim Russert's White Board - Posted October 16, 2007
FishbowlDC has obtained this screen grab of "Primary Chaos," a game to be played by Jeff Greenfield and Katie Couric on tonight's "Evening News." >UPDATE: Writers a tipster, "On the 'Primary Chaos' board, why are the arrows going backward in time?" ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.30.07 - Posted August 30, 2007
Good morning Washington. You're completely torn on the journalists dating journalists issue. The Pew Weekly News Interest Index shows, "Michael Vick's legal troubles attracted a large news audience last week. ...... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.29.07 - Posted August 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. If Imus returns, you are not interested. An NBC release announced, "MSNBC's ratings growth continued this summer, as the network delivered the strongest growth of any cable news net in August in total day (M-S... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 08.03.07 - Posted August 3, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning the week ending Sunday, July 29 in all categories." MarketWatch ... [FishbowlDC]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

What the Stars Earn--Too Much, Obviously - Posted July 24, 2007
FBLA gets TV Guide's press release emails and we usually ignore them. But today, Julie Farin presented us with some truly fabulous information: salaries of the small-screen stars. Oprah: $260 million per year (includes income from Rachael Ray, Dr. Phil, and other programs) Simon Cowell: $45 millio... [FishbowlLA]

Word Play: Rather Stays Above The "Tart" - Posted July 18, 2007
This afternoon, in a taping of his weekly HDNet news show at the University of Pennsylvania, Dan Rather sat down with legendary newsman Ted Koppel. The two talked about the current state and future of news: on TV and online. During the taping, Rather used a variation of the phrase... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.18.07 - Posted July 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. Do tell! What are these mythical "other" beaches you are running off to? An ABC release announced, "For the twelfth consecutive week, ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Hous... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's Pelley Moving To NY - Posted July 17, 2007
The latest name to surface in the ongoing Katie Couric saga at CBS News is that of Scott Pelley, a Washington-based 60 Minutes correspondent since 2004. According to a scenario being heard in whispers at CBS News, Pelly is being positioned to possibly replace Couric at some future date, should... [TVNewser]

Big 3 Emmy Noms: Nightly On Top - Posted July 17, 2007
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams leads his evening competitors when it comes to the Emmy awards race. Of its 14 total News & Documentary nominations, 9 are for Nightly. The remaining nominations went to Dateline and the Today show. World News wit... [TVNewser]

Former CBS Newser on Couric: "Just Not Comfortable To Watch" - Posted July 16, 2007
Mary Mapes, the fired CBS News producer, phoned in to Morning Joe on MSNBC to give her thoughts on her former employer and on Katie Couric."That is a tough place to work and the people who have survived it, have really been savvy," she said.... [TVNewser]

Ex-CBS Producer: Katie Looks Like She's Been Drugged, Kidnapped, Making Hostage Tape - Posted July 16, 2007
Media Quote Of The Day Courtesy of award-winning ex-60 Minutes producer (and star of the Rathergate scandal) Mary Mapes on this morning's Morning Joe on MSNBC: "The other thing, I would say about CBS, and this is having worked there for a long time, one of the fascinating things is, and I know... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Ex-CBS Producer: Katie Looks Like She's Been Drugged, Kidnapped, Making Hostage Tape - Posted July 16, 2007
Media Quote Of The Day Courtesy of award-winning ex-60 Minutes producer (and star of the Rathergate scandal) Mary Mapes on this morning's Morning Joe on MSNBC: "The other thing, I would say about CBS, and this is having worked there for a long time, one of the fascinating things is, and I know... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Joan Rivers, Deepak Chopra & The Today Gang - Posted July 11, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE The scene at 55th & Fifth was more subdued than usual today with most of the regulars nowhere to be seen. With an unusually high number of "civilians" milling about, it seemed unlikely we'd get our weekly boldfaced name fix this go round. Imagine our delight when Joan ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Joan Rivers, Deepak Chopra & The Today Gang - Posted July 11, 2007
— DIANE CLEHANE The scene at 55th & Fifth was more subdued than usual today with most of the regulars nowhere to be seen. With an unusually high number of "civilians" milling about, it seemed unlikely we'd get our weekly boldfaced name fix this go round. Imagine our delight when Joan ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Producer: Notion Katie 'Wings It' For Interviews 'Absurd' - Posted July 10, 2007
'She's a sponge' Joe Hagan's 6,000-word New York profile of Katie Couric is generating quite a reaction. Here's an alleged Couric producer's take: -----Original Message----- From: Anonymous Tips [mailto:fishbowlny@mediabistr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS Producer: Notion Katie 'Wings It' For Interviews 'Absurd' - Posted July 10, 2007
'She's a sponge' Joe Hagan's 6,000-word New York profile of Katie Couric is generating quite a reaction. Here's an alleged Couric producer's take: -----Original Message----- From: Anonymous Tips [mailto:fishbowlny@mediabistr... [FishbowlNY]

"Nightly" Sheds More Viewers Than Couric - Posted June 25, 2007
Brian Williams calls the evening news race "a back-and-forth dogfight." But NBC may have more to worry about than the first place "World News with Charles Gibson." The Nielsen numbers tell the story: in Katie Couric's first 39 weeks at CBS, she's lost 287,000 viewers from the average of a... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [FishbowlNY]

CNBC To Re-Air Auletta-Moonves 'Sexist' Interview - Posted June 15, 2007
Does 'tart' imply female? Not sure how relevant the discussion will look six days later, but CNBC plans to run Ken Auletta's Tuesday breakfast interview with CBS chief Les Moonves — during which Moonves called Dan Rather... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNBC To Re-Air Auletta-Moonves 'Sexist' Interview - Posted June 15, 2007
Does 'tart' imply female? Not sure how relevant the discussion will look six days later, but CNBC plans to run Ken Auletta's Tuesday breakfast interview with CBS chief Les Moonves — during which Moonves called Dan Rather... [FishbowlNY]

Radio & TV Women Blast Dan Rather: Now It's Personal - Posted June 14, 2007
The Virginia-based association American Women in Radio and Television is weighing in on the Dan Rather-Les Moonves feud concerning the former's remarks about Katie Couric's CBS Evening News, specifically the "d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Radio & TV Women Blast Dan Rather: Now It's Personal - Posted June 14, 2007
The Virginia-based association American Women in Radio and Television is weighing in on the Dan Rather-Les Moonves feud concerning the former's remarks about Katie Couric's CBS Evening News, specifically the "d... [FishbowlNY]

Rather-Moonves: War Of Words - Posted June 12, 2007
Some juicy Dan Rather-Les Moonves point-counterpoint action — if you're into that sort of thing. First up, Rather, on Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News: "You know, she tried to change networks, which is always difficult and ch... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rather-Moonves: War Of Words - Posted June 12, 2007
Some juicy Dan Rather-Les Moonves point-counterpoint action — if you're into that sort of thing. First up, Rather, on Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News: "You know, she tried to change networks, which is always difficult and ch... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 06.05.07 - Posted June 5, 2007
Good morning Washington. Christian Science Monitor's John Edward Ames writes, "Reporters used to strive for accuracy, brevity, and clarity. Now it's suspense, setting, and back story." C-SPAN continues coverage of Campaign 2008 with plans to air live coverage of the... [FishbowlDC]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted May 24, 2007
Sheriff's Office To Become A Reality Show: See what happens when people stop being polite, and start ... training to become cops. ... [FishbowlLA]

Video: Fine & Wolff On Katie: 'No One Wants To Be In The Network News Business' - Posted May 21, 2007
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Video: Fine & Wolff On Katie: 'No One Wants To Be In The Network News Business' - Posted May 21, 2007
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Couric Partners With WUSA 9 For Susan G. Komen National Race For The Cure - Posted May 14, 2007
From the release: CBS News anchorwoman Katie Couric will take part in W*USA 9 NEWS NOW's live coverage of this year's Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure to be held Saturday, June 2nd on the National Mall in Washington D.C, the station announced today. In addition to appearing with W*USA 9... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Unfazed By Criticism, Graphs - Posted May 14, 2007
Another day, another newspaper prints State of the Union at CBS. Things are bad, but Katie's upbeat, the management unshakable blah-blah-blah. Our favorite part, though, of today's New York Times Katie Couric's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Unfazed By Criticism, Graphs - Posted May 14, 2007
Another day, another newspaper prints State of the Union at CBS. Things are bad, but Katie's upbeat, the management unshakable blah-blah-blah. Our favorite part, though, of today's New York Times Katie Couric's ... [FishbowlNY]

Is Katie In Denial? - Posted May 10, 2007
Great call and response in today's USA Today piece on Katie Couric and her hemmorraging ratings: Q: Is it hard to read negative stories about you and the News after the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Is Katie In Denial? - Posted May 10, 2007
Great call and response in today's USA Today piece on Katie Couric and her hemmorraging ratings: Q: Is it hard to read negative stories about you and the News after the ... [FishbowlNY]

Bad To Worse For Katie's Evening - Posted May 9, 2007
Not rocking Uh-oh: Last week's CBS Evening News viewership was the lowest it has been since at least 1987. It's accurate to call it the smallest audience for the Evening News in deca... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bad To Worse For Katie's Evening - Posted May 9, 2007
Not rocking Uh-oh: Last week's CBS Evening News viewership was the lowest it has been since at least 1987. It's accurate to call it the smallest audience for the Evening News in deca... [FishbowlNY]

Couric To Leave Evening News After 2008 Elections? - Posted April 23, 2007
Out after '08? The network is denying it, but that's what embattled Philadelphia Inquirer TV columnist Gail Shister hears from her sources inside the Eye. It wouldn't surprise us in the least, cons... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric To Leave Evening News After 2008 Elections? - Posted April 23, 2007
Out after '08? The network is denying it, but that's what embattled Philadelphia Inquirer TV columnist Gail Shister hears from her sources inside the Eye. It wouldn't surprise us in the least, cons... [FishbowlNY]

The 'Killer' Backlash Against NBC 'Pornography' - Posted April 20, 2007
As Brian Williams said on Wednesday, airing the Virginia Tech shooter's "manifesto" was a "sick business," and has turned into more than a bit of a P.R. nightmare for the peacock network. Here's a brief timeline/summary of the heat on NBC: Wednesday 6:00PM E... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The 'Killer' Backlash Against NBC 'Pornography' - Posted April 20, 2007
As Brian Williams said on Wednesday, airing the Virginia Tech shooter's "manifesto" was a "sick business," and has turned into more than a bit of a P.R. nightmare for the peacock network. Here's a brief timeline/summary of the heat on NBC: Wednesday 6:00PM E... [FishbowlNY]

Couric, Kristof To Host Overseas Press Club Awards - Posted April 20, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer Katie Couric may be mired in third place and has yet to set foot in Iraq, but she's getting the honor rival Brian Williams had last year: hosting the Overseas Press ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric, Kristof To Host Overseas Press Club Awards - Posted April 20, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer Katie Couric may be mired in third place and has yet to set foot in Iraq, but she's getting the honor rival Brian Williams had last year: hosting the Overseas Press ... [FishbowlNY]

CNN's Clothing Choice - Posted April 18, 2007
A reader writes in: "Memo to CNN fashion department-- don't let your anchors trot out their new spring colors in time of tragedy and despair. CNN's Kiran Chetry hosted American Morning on Tuesday in a stark white trenchcoat, and Paula Zahn dressed as if she was reporting from happy hour... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.13.07 - Posted April 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think NBC should not have dropped Imus. From a tipster: "check out sudarsan r's front page first person piece in today's washpost... [FishbowlDC]

Couric's Ghost-Writer Was Linkage Loving Lovely - Posted April 13, 2007
Katie Couric's so important that CBS paid a blogger/producer to have memories of childhood for her. Or she's a replicant, just like in Blade Runner. Melissa McNamara,who wrote Couric's library reminisc... [FishbowlLA]

Couric Producer Fired For Plagiarizing Wall Street Journal - Posted April 11, 2007
Katie Couric really can't catch a break. CBS News fired a producer yesterday and pulled a video piece off its Web site after an editor at the Wall Street Journal alerted the third place nightly newscast of eyebrow-raising similarities between the video and an ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric Producer Fired For Plagiarizing Wall Street Journal - Posted April 11, 2007
Katie Couric really can't catch a break. CBS News fired a producer yesterday and pulled a video piece off its Web site after an editor at the Wall Street Journal alerted the third place nightly newscast of eyebrow-raising similarities between the video and an ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.07 - Posted April 4, 2007
Good morning Washington. It's close, but most of you would not encourage your kids to go into journalism. See the First Quarter Program Rankings. An ABC release announced that "W... [FishbowlDC]

Onion News Net Gets 400,000 Plays On First Day - Posted March 29, 2007
We doubt Brian Williams is losing sleep over Onion launches, but... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Onion News Net Gets 400,000 Plays On First Day - Posted March 29, 2007
We doubt Brian Williams is losing sleep over Onion launches, but... [FishbowlNY]

LAT in 90 Seconds - Posted March 27, 2007
Entourage Conundrum: Paul Brownfield wonders why Vince doesn't get more tail. 60 Minutes Conundrum: ... [FishbowlLA]

Couric's Edwards Interview: 'Disgusting' - Posted March 26, 2007
Some 51 pages and counting on CBSNews.com following last night's Katie Couric 60 Minutes interview of John and Elizabeth Edwards. As you might imagine, many were not thrilled with Couric's line of qu... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric's Edwards Interview: 'Disgusting' - Posted March 26, 2007
Some 51 pages and counting on CBSNews.com following last night's Katie Couric 60 Minutes interview of John and Elizabeth Edwards. As you might imagine, many were not thrilled with Couric's line of qu... [FishbowlNY]

Pray for Journalists! - Posted March 13, 2007
Mastermedia International -- " a nonprofit media organization committed to serving media leaders with professional consulting regarding America's Christian market and personal counsel concerning issues of faith" -- features one journalist a day who desperately needs your prayers. Today: Katie Couric... [FishbowlDC]

Can Chicks Read The News As Well As Dudes? - Posted March 12, 2007
Apparently no, says Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Gail Shister [via CNN's Reliable Sources]: HOWARD KURTZ: Gail Shister, Rick Kaplan and some other CBS executives have said that there is a portion of the audience that may still not be comfortable getting their news from a woman at 6:30. Do you th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Can Chicks Read The News As Well As Dudes? - Posted March 12, 2007
Apparently no, says Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Gail Shister [via CNN's Reliable Sources]: HOWARD KURTZ: Gail Shister, Rick Kaplan and some other CBS executives have said that there is a portion of the audience that may still not be comfortable getting their news from a woman at 6:30. Do you th... [FishbowlNY]

Couric Blogs About Evening News Exec Changes - Posted March 8, 2007
Posted by Katie Couric today: For so many of us at CBS News, this is a hard day. Rome Hartman, the executive producer of the Evening News, is moving on. Rome was one of the reasons I came here to CBS. We'd known eac... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Couric Blogs About Evening News Exec Changes - Posted March 8, 2007
Posted by Katie Couric today: For so many of us at CBS News, this is a hard day. Rome Hartman, the executive producer of the Evening News, is moving on. Rome was one of the reasons I came here to CBS. We'd known eac... [FishbowlNY]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Ex-CBS News Prez Says Give Katie A Chance - Posted January 31, 2007
As much as we've come to enjoy our perch at the bar with its bird's eye view, we were thrilled when one of our favorite television titans, Andrew Heyward, invited us to join him and his guests for lunch. Today's lunchtime chronicler, Diane Clehane... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Ex-CBS News Prez Says Give Katie A Chance - Posted January 31, 2007
As much as we've come to enjoy our perch at the bar with its bird's eye view, we were thrilled when one of our favorite television titans, Andrew Heyward, invited us to join him and his guests for lunch. Today's lunchtime chronicler, Diane Clehane... [FishbowlNY]

Media's Obama-mania Pauses For Hil'ville - Posted January 22, 2007
Hillary Clinton's television media schedule, next 24 hours: NBC Nightly News (Brian Williams interviews) ABC's World News (Charles Gibson) CBS Evening News (... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media's Obama-mania Pauses For Hil'ville - Posted January 22, 2007
Hillary Clinton's television media schedule, next 24 hours: NBC Nightly News (Brian Williams interviews) ABC's World News (Charles Gibson) CBS Evening News (... [FishbowlNY]

Katie On The Superbowl's Pre-Game Show - Posted January 19, 2007
Quoting The Associated Press: Katie Couric "will contribute a feature to CBS' four-hour Super Bowl pre-game show Feb. 4," Sean McManus announced at press tour on Thursday. "She also will anchor the evening news from Miami, the site of the big game, on the Friday before the game."McManus says: ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out The Trash, 01.18.07 - Posted January 18, 2007
Very impressive, Mr. Chairman: Local boy/author/political guru Terry McAuliffe's new book, "What a Party!" is not even out yet and last week it was Amazon's #1 non-fiction bulk preorder. National Review bloggers... [FishbowlDC]

Larry King Celebrated @ 50 | Katie 'Still Perky' @ 50 | Time Redesign Not Done | Jeanine Pirro's $1M Talk Show Deal - Posted January 10, 2007
Larry King: CNN preps 50-year-celebration. [Daily News] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Larry King Celebrated @ 50 | Katie 'Still Perky' @ 50 | Time Redesign Not Done | Jeanine Pirro's $1M Talk Show Deal - Posted January 10, 2007
Larry King: CNN preps 50-year-celebration. [Daily News] ... [FishbowlNY]

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