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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CBS Anchor Erica Hill Before her Trip to England - Posted November 16, 2010
The wedding is still many months away, but network anchors are rushing to the U.K. anyway now that the royal wedding is on. "Today" show national correspondent ... [TVNewser]

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

CBS' Maggie Rodriguez Interviews Miners' Family Member in English & Spanish - Posted October 14, 2010
CBS "Early Show" Co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez interviewed Jos Sanchez this morning in both English and Spanish. Sanchez talked to Rodriguez via satellite from Chile about his three family members who were tr... [TVNewser]

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

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

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]

Maggie Rodriguez Has Baby Boy - Posted June 14, 2010
•CBS "Early Show" anchor Maggie Rodriguez had her baby boy last evening at 6:20pm in New York City. Michael Tobin Rodriguez Jr. (7 lbs., 1 oz) joins five-year-old sister Daniella. Maggie's husband, Michael Rodriguez Sr., is an executive at Telemundo. Rodriguez had her last day on "The Early Show"... [TVNewser]

Erica Hill Returns from Maternity Leave - Posted June 1, 2010
•CBS' Erica Hill returns to her job as news anchor on "The Early Show" tomorrow morning -- she gave birth to her son, Sawyer Steven Yount, in late March. And as the ... [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]

Latino Newsers Provide Scholarships for Future Journalists - Posted March 20, 2010
CBS Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez is among the TV news anchor/reporters putting their money where the future is: offering $5,000 as part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) scholarship program. FOX News Senior Correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan Delivers - Posted March 4, 2010
CBS Chief Foreign Affairs correspondent Lara Logan gave birth to a healthy baby girl this afternoon at Sibley Hospital. Lola Anne and mother are both doing well! This is Logan's second child with husband Joseph Burkett. They had a son Joseph in December 2008. Must be something in the water at CBS...Congressional... [FishbowlDC]

CNN to Disclose Hanna-SeaWorld Connection Going Forward - Posted March 3, 2010
If you watched TV news after the killer whale incident last week, you probably saw celebrity animal expert Jack Hanna defending SeaWorld and the treatment of animals in captivity. What you might not have seen was a disclosure of his relationship with the theme park. Busch Gardens, which owns SeaWorld, has... [TVNewser]

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

Early Show Baby Boom Continues - Posted February 24, 2010
The CBS News "Early Show" baby boom continues. After contributor Debbye Turner Bell had her baby earlier this month, the show's supervising producer Maryam Ayromlou gave birth to baby Max Cyrus Velgot last Thursday. And apropos of the show his mom works on, Max arrived 12 days early. Early Show anchors... [TVNewser]

Michelle Obama's Next Interview: 'Early Show' - Posted February 19, 2010
•First Lady Michelle Obama will sit down with CBS News' Maggie Rodriguez in Philadelphia for an interview that will air on Monday's "Early Show," TVNewser has learned. So far this month, FLOTUS has appeared on CNN's "... [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]

CBS News Baby Boom - Posted January 4, 2010
CBS's Maggie Rodriguez isn't the only TV News mom-to-be. As she announced on the show today, she is pregnant with her second child. And TVNewser has learned CBS News congressional... [TVNewser]

CBS News Gets the Most from Adam Lambert Controversy - Posted November 25, 2009
CBS' "The Early Show" got the most out of its late add Adam Lambert this morning. Lambert, who was scheduled to appear on GMA this morning, was canceled by ABC late yesterday morning due to his sexually charged performance at the AMAs Sunday night. On "Early," ... [TVNewser]

Letterman, Halderman Lawyers Make Morning Show Rounds - Posted November 11, 2009
The attorneys for both David Letterman (Daniel Horwitz) and Joe Halderman (Gerald Shargel) appeared together this morning on ABC's "Good Morning America" with Chris Cuomo, CBS' "The Early Show" with ... [TVNewser]

Levi on Sarah: 'If She's Going to Go out There and Say Things...About Me, I'm Going to Leak Some Things on Her' - Posted October 27, 2009
Ahead of his Playgirl photoshoot, Levi Johnston is putting it all out for CBS' Maggie Rodriguez in an interview that airs to... [TVNewser]

Rodriguez Hosting Princess Grace Awards - Posted October 20, 2009
•CBS "Early Show" anchor, Maggie Rodriguez will emcee the Princess Grace Foundation awards gala tomorrow evening in NYC. Awards are to be presented to emerging artists in theater, dance and film. ... [TVNewser]

CBS' Maggie Rodriguez Now in Prime Time - Posted October 17, 2009
CBS "Early Show" anchor Maggie Rodriguez will get her first prime time hour tonight as host of "48 Hours Mystery" at 10pmET. The episode centers on the Caylee Anthony murder investigation and includes exclusive interviews with Casey Anthony's defense attorneys. "My h... [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]

Networks Cover Abduction Story - Posted August 28, 2009
While most of the news coverage has focused on Sen. Kennedy's services, the cable and broadcast networks have also picked up one of the stranger stories this week, that of Jaycee Dugard who was kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for 18 years, giving birth to two children with her captor. This... [TVNewser]

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

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]

Maggie Rodriguez Provides Early Show Boost - Posted July 13, 2009
Howard Kurtz's WaPo profile of CBS "Early Show" co-host Maggie Rodriguez says her addition to the program accounts for "an uptick in the r... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.13.09 - Posted July 13, 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]

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]

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

Morning Reading List 06.08.09 - Posted June 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. What we know and what we're reading this Monday m... [FishbowlDC]

The Weekend Ticker: Rodriguez, Gibson, Woodruff... - Posted June 6, 2009
> CBS' Maggie Rodriguez emcees the opening ceremonies of the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event today in Washington, DC. > ABC's Charlie Gibson... [TVNewser]

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

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 -]

Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston in a "He Said, She Said" Morning Show Face Off - Posted May 6, 2009
Bristol Palin appeared on Good Morning America this morning to talk about her new mission - preventing teen pregnancy and the importance of abstinence. But the talk turned to the father of her son, and her former fia... [TVNewser]

Early Show To Get First Interview with The Anthonys - Posted April 21, 2009
George and Cindy Anthony sit down with CBS' Maggie Rodriguez tomorrow for a live interview — their first together since the body of their granddaughter, Caylee, was found in December. The interview will continue on tape and air on Thursday's "The Early Show." ... [TVNewser]

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

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 -]

CNN Sponsors, O'Brien Hosts NLGJA Benefit - Posted March 12, 2009
One week from tonight, CNN's Soledad O'Brien hosts the 14th annual NLGJA Headlines & Headliners benefit at CNN's headquarters. (The one in New York; the main HQ is in Atlanta. Thanks, tipsters.) And the tvnewsers will be out in force: from NBC News, ... [TVNewser]

"We Can Go Over. It's the Web." - Posted March 5, 2009
In broadcasting, there are pesky commercial breaks that always seem to halt a good morning show conversation just as it's getting good. That's not the case in Webcasting, as CBS's Maggie Rodriguez revealed this morning. Just after The Early Show wrapped up on TV, Rodrigu... [WebNewser -] to Launch "Ask it Early" Webcast - Posted March 3, 2009
This Thursday Maggie Rodriguez, co-anchor of CBS' "The Early Show" will begin hosting the show's first live, interactive Webcast. "Ask it Early" will begin at 9:15amET following the CBS TV morning show. Rodriguez will be joined by Early Show financial contributors ... [WebNewser -]

Iseman Exclusive Moves to CBS - Posted February 27, 2009
Maggie Rodriguez will interview Washington lobbyist Vicki Iseman on CBS' The Early Show Monday morning, in her first television interview since settling her lawsuit against the New York T... [TVNewser]

Friday's "Menu": More Bad News (And Some Good) - Posted February 6, 2009
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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 Morning Media Menu podcast. Last week Rodriguez interviewed Gov. Rod Blagojevich in on... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu: February 4 - Posted February 4, 2009
Today on the Menu we are joined (straight off the set) by CBS' The Early Show anchor Maggie Rodriguez, who interviewed former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and who is set to inter... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu: February 4 - Posted February 4, 2009
Today on the Menu we are joined (straight off the set) by CBS' The Early Show anchor Maggie Rodriguez, who interviewed former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich and who is set to inter... [FishbowlNY]

Maggie Rodriguez on Tomorrow's "Menu" - Posted February 3, 2009
We're joined by CBS' The Early Show anchor Maggie Rodriguez tomorrow on the Morning Media Menu. Last week Rodriguez interviewed Gov. Rod Blagojevich, and on Mon... [TVNewser]

Tuesday's "Menu": Press on President Obama's Payroll — Fair? - Posted February 3, 2009
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Rod Blagojevich Has "Potty Mouth," Thought About Appointing Oprah (And Other Things Discussed This Morning) - Posted January 26, 2009
Three down, (at least) four to go. Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made his Today show, Good Morning America and "The View" appearances so far today, and in each he stuck to his story about not getting a fair trial. But there were some highlights as well. During his intervie... [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]

Who Was at the White House Christmas Party Last Night? - Posted December 17, 2008
Our spies spotted several tvnewsers at last night's White House Christmas party — from ABC Kathy O'Hearn and Terry Moran; from CBS ... [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]

Seven Powerful TVNewsers in One Room - Posted December 5, 2008
What happens when you get seven successful women TV journalists in one room? This is what. The Hollywood Reporter assembled a roundtable of powerful women in TV at the Extreme Wow Suite at the W New York. Cynthia McFadden, co-anchor of ABC's "Nightline"; ... [TVNewser]

Macy's Parade Two-Fer - Posted November 27, 2008
NBC and CBS will both be carrying the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade this morning. On NBC, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira and ... [TVNewser]

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

TVNews Snapshot: 10:25:00amET Today - Posted October 10, 2008
President George W. Bush gave a nine-minute statement regarding the faltering economy this morning. All the broadcast networks and most of the cable news & business channels took it live (Headline News did not). The morning show anchors handled it on the networks, with Chris Cuomo anchoring on ABC, ... [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]

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

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. put together a "best of" video of the two weeks, including Couric's friendly but testy interview with ... [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]

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]

Maggie Rodriguez's "Larger than Life" RNC Experience - Posted September 3, 2008
TVNewser caught up with CBS Early Show co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez this morning. We chatted a bit between segments of this morning's show. After the show, we sat down and talked about covering her first convention, this increasingly active hurricane season, and her rise an... [TVNewser]

Friend Tells CBS John Edwards is the Father of Rielle Hunter's Baby - Posted August 12, 2008
This morning on CBS' The Early Show, Maggie Rodriguez spoke with Pigeon O'Brien, a friend of Rielle Hu... [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]