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Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 22 - Posted 19 hours ago
Another split in the evenings: "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams takes total viewers while "ABC World News Tonight with David Muir" takes the A25-54 d... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Penn, Friday, Pelley - Posted 1 day, 20 hours ago
Actor Kal Penn is joining Fusion as a special correspondent for its midterm election coverage. Fusion's election coverage plans include a nightly primetime program "Midterm Mayhem: The Ultimate Political Smackdown" hosted by Fusion's Nando Vila. "20/20" and "Dateline" split the wins on Frid... [TVNewser]

The Week of the International Gets - Posted September 24, 2014
With world leaders in New York for the U.N. General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative happening at the same time, TV news anchors have been busy getting gets. CBS's Charlie Rose got the first interview with new Egyptian president ... [TVNewser]

Only 'World News Tonight' Sees Growth in Viewers and Demo For 2013-2014 Season - Posted September 23, 2014
While all three network newscasts can celebrate audience growth in the just-completed 2013-2014 season, only "World News Tonight with David Muir" has seen growth among both total viewers and the preferred news demo of Adult 25-54 viewers. ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Has Best Debut in 17 Years - Posted September 23, 2014
"60 Minutes" was the No. 2 show of the week, only behind "Sunday Night Football" on NBC. Sunday's season debut drew 17.88 million viewers, its biggest premiere audience since 1997. The show got a boost from the Denver Broncos, Seattle Seakawks game. A Super Bowl rematch which went into overtime. Sunday's show, which... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 15 - Posted September 23, 2014
"World News Tonight with David Muir" wins its 7th straight week, and 11 of past 12 weeks, in the younger demo. And while both ABC and "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley... [TVNewser]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [FishbowlNY]

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against ISIS Targets - Posted September 22, 2014
[gallery ids="239770,239771,239772"] The broadcast and cable news networks broke in with special coverage tonight as U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS targets in Syria began. ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Called the Consumer Complaints Division of ISIS - Posted September 22, 2014
If you haven't seen last night's Scott Pelley "60 Minutes" stories on ISIS, do yourself a favor and head over to CBSNews.com. But before you do that, take a look at what it took to put the story together. "60 Minutes" producer Henry Schuster and his crew went to th... [TVNewser]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: 'These Activities Must be Condemned and Stopped' - Posted September 19, 2014
Broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell held a news conference to answer questions and announce that he won't resign. "We will get our house in order first," Goodell said as he announced enhanced dom... [TVNewser]

Behind the TV Scenes: Gary Schreier - Posted September 19, 2014
This summer, we're putting a spotlight on the industry's top producers; getting the inside story about their shows, how they got to where they are, and advice they have for future TV journalists. For more than two decades, Gary Schreier... [TVNewser]

Riccie Johnson, Making '60 Minutes' Look Good Since 1968 - Posted September 18, 2014
"I'm Mike Wallace. I'm Morley Safer. I'm Ed Bradley. I'm Lesley Stahl. I'm Scott Pelley... [TVNewser]

Sunday's '60 Minutes' Now Available Monday, on Your Mobile Device - Posted September 17, 2014
"60 Minutes" begins its 47th season Sunday night. And for the first time, you'll be able to see Sunday's stories on your mobile device the following week, without having to purchase the $4.99 app. Last season,"60 Minutes" averaged 12.2 million viewers each Sunday, finishing most weeks in the Top 1... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 8 - Posted September 16, 2014
ABC's "World News Tonight" and "NBC Nightly News" once again split the top honors in the ratings last week. The Brian Williams-anchored NBC newscast took total viewers, while the ... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus: Not in Scott Pelley's 'DNA' to Simply Show Up and 'Have Presence' - Posted September 13, 2014
Scott Pelley was the only evening news anchor to report from Iraq this week as President Obama announced his... [TVNewser]

With Ray Rice News, James Brown and Scott Pelley Kick-Off Thursday Night Football - Posted September 12, 2014
Instead of Rihanna and Jay-Z opening CBS's premiere Thursday Night Football, CBS's James Brown and Scott Pelley did the honors. "Circumstances surrounding the evolv... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus: 'I'm Very, Very Happy To Have This Be My Professional Home These Days' - Posted September 12, 2014
This summer, we're putting a spotlight on the industry's top producers; getting the inside story about their shows, how they got to where they are, and advice they have for future TV journalists. After 20 years at 30 Rock, which saw him rise from producer, to executive producer to president of NBC... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: It's the Hours Before 'CBS Evening News' That Makes It What It is - Posted September 10, 2014
For its upcoming October issue, Scott Pelley talks to Watch! Magazine about three years anchoring the "CBS Evening News." Pelley, who's reporting from Iraq this week, stresses how pivotal the production process is. "Anchoring is 30 minutes ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Gets First Roger Goodell Interview on Ray Rice Suspension - Posted September 9, 2014
CBS News cut into local programming at 5pmET today with Bob Schieffer and Norah O'Donnell to announce her exclusive interview with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell... [TVNewser]

Pelley: Part of Steve Capus' Job is to 'Help Us Get Up to Number Two, and on to Number One' - Posted September 9, 2014
Variety's Brian Steinberg speaks to "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pelley: Part of Steve Capus' Job is to 'Help Us Get Up to Number Two, and on to Number One' - Posted September 9, 2014
Variety's Brian Steinberg speaks to "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Pelley: Part of Steve Capus' Job is to 'Help Us Get Up to Number Two, and on to Number One' - Posted September 9, 2014
Variety's Brian Steinberg speaks to "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Network Coverage Plans for President Obama's ISIS Address - Posted September 9, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage tomorrow night at 9pmET for President Obama's speech on American action against ISIS. Here is what the networks are planning: CBS' Bob Schieffer will anchor for the ne... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 1 - Posted September 9, 2014
In David Muir's first week at the helm of "World News Tonight," the ABC newscast once again took the younger demo while "NBC Nightly News" with Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Ravens Cut Rice Following TMZ Video | Todd Wins on MTP - Posted September 9, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Ravens Cut Rice Following TMZ Video | Todd Wins on MTP - Posted September 9, 2014
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The Afternoon Ticker: Pelley & Iraq, Williams & 'Nightly,' Costas & Kelly, Dunn & Big Bird - Posted September 8, 2014
Scott Pelley is in Iraq on assignment for CBS News. On the "CBS Evening News" this week he'll report on the ongoing crisis in Iraq and the state of ISIS. NBC News will begin a promotional push this fall marking Brian Williams' 10th anniversary as "Nightly News" anchor. Williams took... [TVNewser]

President Obama: We're Going to 'Degrade and Ultimately Defeat ISIS' - Posted September 5, 2014
[gallery ids="238023,238024,238025"] Broadcast networks provided special coverage this morning as President Obama held a press conference from the NATO Summit in Newport, Wales. The president first made a statement about the 28 NATO countries sending more resources to Ukraine including security assistance, body armor, and medical care. He also announced the U.S.... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Morgan, Rose, Weymouth - Posted September 2, 2014
Piers Morgan is no longer with CNN. The former primetime host says he turned down a 2-year contract to host 40 "big interview" specials. "Great company, great network," Morgan tweeted. "CBS This Morning" anchor Charlie Rose... [TVNewser]

Where Are They Now? Ken Kashiwahara - Posted August 27, 2014
Today, TVNewser begins a multi-week series where we'll catch up with some tvnewsers of yesterday to learn about their lives now, and their perspectives on the industry. We start with former ABC newsman Ken Kashiwahara. Nex... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 18 - Posted August 26, 2014
From continuing coverage of the protests in Ferguson, MO to the murder of an American journalist by ISIS militants, all three evening newscasts saw a jump in viewership last week, compared to the same week last year. "NBC Nightl... [TVNewser]

Obama: James Foley Execution 'Shocks the Conscience of the Entire World' - Posted August 20, 2014
President Obama took the podium today in Martha's Vineyard to speak about James Foley, the American journalist who was beheaded by ISIS in a video released yesterday. The U.S. this morning ... [TVNewser]

Washington Wonks Get Wet - Posted August 20, 2014
[gallery ids="236114,236115,236116"] Have you heard about this? People pouring icy water over their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS? Well, several Washington wonks got in on the action over the last couple of days. CBS's Bob Schieffer, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and FNC's ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 11 - Posted August 19, 2014
Another split week for the evening newscasts: "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams wins its 257th straight week among total viewers, while ABC's "World News with Diane Sa... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pres. Obama Makes Second Statement on Michael Brown Killing - Posted August 18, 2014
As the ongoing Michael Brown investigation and protests in Ferguson continue to dominate cable news, broadcast networks provided special coverage this afternoon as President Obama issued his second statement on the killing of the 18-year-old. The president al... [FishbowlNY]

Pres. Obama: 'Police Should Not be Bullying or Arresting Journalists' - Posted August 14, 2014
In a press conference from Martha's Vineyard this afternoon, President Obama commented on the situation on Iraq and delivered his first public remarks on the escalation of violence in Ferguson, where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot by police Saturday. The President addressed the media's role in Ferguson, which has which... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 4 - Posted August 12, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins another week in total viewers; "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" wins another week (5 of the last 6) in the A25-... [TVNewser]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robin Williams Dead at Age 63 - Posted August 11, 2014
The death of Robin Williams has taken over as the lead story on cable news. Williams took his own life this morning at his home near Tiburon, CA in Marin County. He was pronounced dead at 12:02pmPT. The official cause of ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Technician in Oval Office for Nixon's Resignation: 40 Years Later - Posted August 8, 2014
On the 40th anniversary of President Richard Nixon's resignation, CBS's Scott Pelley sits down with CBS cameraman George Christian, who at 27 was a technician for the network. Christian goes on to tell his story as one of two CBS crew members allowed in the Oval Office for Nixon's resignation speech. "I... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 28 & July Sweeps - Posted August 5, 2014
Diane Sawyer is stepping aside from "World News" this month with another sweeps win under her bel... [TVNewser]

James Brown on Anchoring 'CBS Evening News': 'I Forgot How All-Encompassing It Is' - Posted July 31, 2014
He's won multiple Emmys for his work as an NFL studio host for both CBS and Fox, but this week, James Brown has called an audible, filling in for Scott Pelley on "CBS Evening News... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 21 - Posted July 29, 2014
For the fourth consecutive week, "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" delivered a win in the A25-54 demographic, the longest streak for the show in more than six years. "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

In Profile: Pelley, Bartiromo - Posted July 23, 2014
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley does a Q+A with The Hill: What did you want ... [TVNewser]

One American Killed on Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 - Posted July 18, 2014
All three broadcast networks provided special coverage of President Obama's statement on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 that killed all 295 aboard. The president announced that at least one American citizen was killed when the Boeing 777 was shot down. Dutch-American ... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [FishbowlNY]

Evening Newscasts Juggle Dueling Breaking News Stories - Posted July 17, 2014
The three evening newscasts were each expanded to an hour tonight following a busy news day that included the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, shot down near the Russia-Ukraine border, and the launch of Israel's ground offens... [TVNewser]

Expanded Evening, Morning Newscasts for Malaysia Flight 17, Israeli Ground Offensive - Posted July 17, 2014
As wall-to-wall coverage of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 and the launch of the ... [TVNewser]

Malaysia Airlines Jet Shot Down in Ukraine - Posted July 17, 2014
Cable news networks scrambled this morning to cover a Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down along the Ukraine/Russia border. All three broadcast networks provided special coverage of the crash. NBC News cut in at 11:39amET with Matt Lauer... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 7 - Posted July 15, 2014
For the second week in a row, "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" takes the A25-54 demo with an +85,000 viewer lead on "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams." ... [TVNewser]

'CBS Evening News' Offers Inside Look of the Washington National Cathedral's Restoration - Posted July 9, 2014
Last night on the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," CBS News correspondent Chip Reid offered viewers an inside look ... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 30 - Posted July 9, 2014
"World News with Diane Sawyer," which saw David Muir sitting in Monday through Thursday, was the only newscast to show year-over-year growth in both total viewers... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 23 - Posted July 1, 2014
As ABC "World News" and NBC "Nightly News" each claim a victory for the second quarter of 2014 among younger viewers, the NBC broadcast takes the week of June 23 in both Total and A25-54 Viewers. "Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

ABC and NBC Each Claim Ratings Wins - Posted July 1, 2014
If you believe ABC, "World News with Diane Sawyer" just won the second quarter of 2014 in the coveted A25-54 demo by a slim 16,000 viewers, or .8%. If you believe NBC, "Nightly News with ... [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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 16 - Posted June 24, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Wiliams" wins the week of June 16 in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo. "Nightly News" was up +6% in viewers vs. the same week last year and is posting its biggest season-to-date audience (9.133 million) since... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Will, 'Hill,' Pelley - Posted June 19, 2014
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has dropped Fox News contributor George Will from its columnist ranks after he wrote a column on rape and progressivism. "The column was offensive and inaccurate; we apologize for publishi... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 9 - Posted June 17, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week of June 9 in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo, with its best younger viewer delivery since late April. ABC's "World News with ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: 'We Will Not Be Sending U.S. Troops Back Into Combat in Iraq' - Posted June 13, 2014
President Obama delivered a statement on Iraq from the South Lawn of the White House shortly before noon. The broadcast and cable networks all provided live coverage of his remarks on the increased violence in the region. On NBC, David Gregory anchored from Washington with Peter Alexander at the White House and... [TVNewser]

CBS, ABC, NBC Among 2014 Murrow Award Winners - Posted June 11, 2014
With eight overall awards, CBS News led the way in the RTDNA's 2014 Edward R. Murrow Awards. The Overall Excellence award, which last year went to Vancouver, BC's Global News, was awarded to ABC News. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 2 - Posted June 10, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week in total viewers while ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer wins again in the demo. It was the sixth time ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted June 5, 2014
The Barbara Walters send-off continues. On Tuesday, Quinnipiac University will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to the veteran journalist at the university's annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Aw... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 26 - Posted June 3, 2014
"NBC Nightly News Brian Williams" is back on top in the A25-54 demo after losing the month of May to ABC's "World News wi... [TVNewser]

Bill Plante on His 'Fabulous Vantage Point for History' During 50 Years with CBS - Posted May 29, 2014
On June 1, 1964, 26 year-old Bill Plante reported to work as a new correspondent for CBS News in New York. He'd spend the next five decades with the network, traveling to Vietnam and Iceland, to Moscow and Teheran. He'd cover every presidential camp... [TVNewser]

Bill Plante on His 'Fabulous Vantage Point for History' During 50 Years with CBS - Posted May 29, 2014
On June 1, 1964, 26 year-old Bill Plante reported to work as a new correspondent for CBS News in New York. He'd spend the next five decades with the network, traveling to Vietnam and Iceland, to Moscow and Teheran. He'd cover every presidential camp... [GalleyCat]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 19 & May Sweeps - Posted May 28, 2014
ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" has won its first May sweep in the younger demo in 7 years. It's the first victory in any sweeps month in more th... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Holmes, Cooper, Patta - Posted May 20, 2014
Fusion has named Anna Holmes editor of digital voices and storytelling. Holmes founded Jezebel, Gawker Media's site geared toward women. The Associated Press ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 12 - Posted May 20, 2014
Once again, ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" wins the week among younger viewers. Sawyer's newscast has now won four of the last six weeks in the A25-54 demo, topping "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 5 - Posted May 13, 2014
The back and forth among younger viewers for their preference in an evening newscast goes back to "Nightly News with Brian Williams." The NBC newscast topped ABC's "World News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 28 - Posted May 6, 2014
For the third time in four weeks "World News with Diane Sawyer" takes the younger viewer demo. Sawyer edged "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" by just 8,... [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]

The Interview Scott Pelley Will Never Forget - Posted May 5, 2014
In a "60 Minutes Overtime" piece last night, Scott Pelley reveals the interview he'll never forget. "Of all the interviews that I have done at '60 Minutes' over all of these years, that was one that I will never forget," Pelley said about his 2010 interview with Mike Williams, who was an... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported the New Benghazi Emails - Posted May 1, 2014
"CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" was the only evening newscast last night to not cover newly uncovered emails from White House adviser Ben Rhodes, which provided talking points to former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 21 - Posted April 29, 2014
NBC "Nightly News with Brian Williams" was back on top in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic for the week of April 21. Williams'... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Covered the Aereo Supreme Court Arguments - Posted April 22, 2014
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC were at the Supreme Court today, on many levels. Reporters were there to cover the proceedings, lawyers argued on behalf of the networks, and executives sat in to watch the cases for and against Aereo. Two of the three evening newscasts reported on the case tonight. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

How the Evening Newscasts Covered the Aereo Supreme Court Arguments - Posted April 22, 2014
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC were at the Supreme Court today, on many levels. Reporters were there to cover the proceedings, lawyers argued on behalf of the networks, and executives sat in to watch the cases for and against Aereo. Two of the three evening newscasts reported on the case tonight. ... [FishbowlNY]

How the Evening Newscasts Covered the Aereo Supreme Court Arguments - Posted April 22, 2014
ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC were at the Supreme Court today, on many levels. Reporters were there to cover the proceedings, lawyers argued on behalf of the networks, and executives sat in to watch the cases for and against Aereo. Two of the three evening newscasts reported on the case tonight. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 14 - Posted April 22, 2014
For the second week in a row, ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" has grabbed first place in the A25-45 news demo. It's been more than six years since the ABC broadcast has had back-to-back demo wins: the weeks of ... [TVNewser]

Jim McGlinchy Serving as Interim Executive Producer of 'CBS Evening News' - Posted April 21, 2014
Longtime CBS producer Jim McGlinchy is serving as interim executive producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," TVNewser has learned. The move follows the departure... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

SPJ Announces Sigma Delta Chi Winners: NBC, ABC, CBS, CNN, Al Jazeera - Posted April 16, 2014
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the winners of the Sigma Delta Chi awards for exceptional professional journalism. This year, awards go to NBC News, ABC News, CBS News, CNN and Al Jazeera America. NBC News won in the breaking news category for their coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. ABC... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Garrett, 'The View,' Rather - Posted April 16, 2014
CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett will interview President Obama today in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, and also conduct a joint interview with the president and Vice President Biden. The interviews will air tonight on "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and tomorrow morning on "CBS This Morning."... [TVNewser]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NBC Goes Digital | ABC Leads News Demo | Colbert to Visit Late Show - Posted April 16, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Moment of Silence Marks First Anniversary of Boston Marathon Bombings - Posted April 15, 2014
The first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings was marked with a moment of silence at 2:49pmET, the time that the two bombs exploded near the finish line in 2013, killing three people and injuring hundreds more. The broadcast networks presented special reports during the moment of silence: Brian Williams anchored on... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 7 - Posted April 15, 2014
"World News with Diane Sawyer" had a rare win in the A25-54 demo last week. "World News" topped NBC "Nightly News with Brian Williams" by 12,000 viewers, or l... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Recounts CBS' Boston Marathon Bombing Reporting - Posted April 14, 2014
In a "60 Minutes Overtime" piece last night, Scott Pelley recounted 100 hours of CBS News' reporting after last year's Boston Marathon bombing story broke. Pelley and his team were in CBS' "Fishbowl" room at around 3pmET when "CBS Evening News" EP Pat Shevlin had a marathon picture sent to her phone.... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 31 - Posted April 8, 2014
The "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" showed the most year-over-year growth in viewers last week: +7% over the same week last year. But "Evening N... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported David Letterman's Retirement Announcement - Posted April 4, 2014
Thursday's stunner from David Letterman, announcing that he's retiring next year, was news on the network newscasts last night. "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Hillary Clinton Sees Media Double Standard Toward Women - Posted April 4, 2014
At a "Women in the World" event in New York City last night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her view of a double standard in how women are tal... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Apologizes for Audio Editing in Tesla Report - Posted April 1, 2014
"60 Minutes" has apologized for an editing error in Scott Pelley's feature on Tesla founder Elon Musk Sunday night. As an electric car, the Tesla Model S doesn't make a... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 24 and Q1 2014 - Posted April 1, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week and the just-completed first quarter of 2014. Compared to the same week last year... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Interviews Gov. Christie, Scott Pelley Interview Pres. Obama - Posted March 27, 2014
Two of the big three network anchors have big gets lined up. ABC's Diane Sawyer sits down with Governor Chris Christie and his wife Mary Pat t... [TVNewser]

Pew Report: Network News Viewership Up, Cable News Viewership Down - Posted March 26, 2014
In addition to cable news revenues and ... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: NSA, '60,' Rapid... - Posted March 25, 2014
Tonight on FNC's "Special Report" Bret Baier has an exit interview with outgoing NSA director Gen. Keith Alexander. Baier asks Alexander what the NSA really has in terms of personal emails or content in their databases. 11.3 million people watched Sunday's "60 Minutes" making it the ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 17 - Posted March 25, 2014
With continuing coverage of the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which was the lead story every night last week, the three evening newscasts saw viewer growth compared to the same week last year. All three broadcasts were al... [TVNewser]

'CBS Evening News' EP Pat Shevlin Stepping Down - Posted March 20, 2014
Politico's Dylan Byers reports Pat Shevlin is s... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley's Reply to Visiting Journalism Student: 'It Ain't Easy' - Posted March 19, 2014
Heidi Kronaiz, news editor for South Dakota State University's The Collegian, has a zippy summary of her time spent i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scott Pelley's Reply to Visiting Journalism Student: 'It Ain't Easy' - Posted March 19, 2014
Heidi Kronaiz, news editor for South Dakota State University's The Collegian, has a zippy summary of her time spent i... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 10 - Posted March 18, 2014
"Word News with Diane Sawyer" showed the most growth of the evening newscasts last week, when compared to the same week... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 3 - Posted March 11, 2014
"CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" showed the most growth of the evening newscasts last week, when compared to the same week last year. Pelley's... [TVNewser]

China Allows CBS News Rare Question at Government Press Conference - Posted March 5, 2014
CBS News correspondent Seth Doane got the rare opportunity to ask a question at a high-level government press conference in Beijing this week. Doane's question, which he was required to submit to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs ahead of time, was one of about a dozen selected to be answered at... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Dateline, Pelley, Damon - Posted March 5, 2014
NBC's "Dateline" is adding a Saturday edition. Beginning this weekend, the 2-hour Saturday Night Mysteries promises to feature "fascinating characters and suspenseful twists-and-turns." The dean of Saturday night true crime, CBS's "48 Hours," is often the No. 1 show of the night on broadcast TV. ABC's "20/20" also recently added a... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 24 & February Sweeps - Posted March 4, 2014
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" topped "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" by 1.2 million total viewers and 92,000 A25-54 viewers for the week of Februa... [TVNewser]

Cable News Networks Cover Pres. Obama Ukraine Announcement - Posted February 28, 2014
[gallery ids="215607,215609,215615"] Cable news networks pivoted this afternoon to President Obama speaking on the tumultuous situation involving Ukraine and Russia, as armed men believed to be sent by Russian President Vladamir Putin have taken over two airports in Crimea. >More: Brian Williams and Scott Pelley... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable News Networks Cover Pres. Obama Ukraine Announcement - Posted February 28, 2014
[gallery ids="215607,215609,215615"] Cable news networks pivoted this afternoon to President Obama speaking on the tumultuous situation involving Ukraine and Russia, as armed men believed to be sent by Russian President Vladamir Putin have taken over two airports in Crimea. >More: Brian Williams and Scott Pelley... [FishbowlNY]

Cable News Networks Cover Pres. Obama Ukraine Announcement - Posted February 28, 2014
[gallery ids="215607,215609,215615"] Cable news networks pivoted this afternoon to President Obama speaking on the tumultuous situation involving Ukraine and Russia, as armed men believed to be sent by Russian President Vladamir Putin have taken over two airports in Crimea. >More: Brian Williams and Scott Pelley... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 17 - Posted February 25, 2014
After experiencing 9-year highs earlier this month, evening news viewership leveled off last week. And with the approach of spring and the return to daylight saving time a week from Sunday, viewership is li... [TVNewser]

'Evening News' Director Eric Shapiro Retires After 51 Years at CBS - Posted February 21, 2014
Veteran CBS News director Eric Shapiro will direct his last "Evening News" broadcast tonight -- 51 years to the day after he first joined the network as a mail room employee. CBS News staffers gathered for a champag... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 10 - Posted February 19, 2014
A strong week for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" during the first full week of the Sochi Olympic games, and for the evening newscasts overall, with more than 28 million people tuning in, keeping up the momentum from last week's ... [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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 27 - Posted February 4, 2014
The three evening newscasts had their best week in three years last week as winter's cold grip keeps millions of viewers inside and tuned in. A combined 28.23 million viewers watched one of the three newscasts last week, the most ... [TVNewser]

ABC Has 'Exclusive' Sochi Report ... Two Days After it Aired on CBS - Posted January 30, 2014
With the Sochi Olympics set to start a week from today, ABC News has been touting an "exclusive investigation" into charges of corruption at the Games. For a report that aired on "World News" and "Nightline" Wednesday, Brian Ro... [TVNewser]

Atlanta Stations Balance State of the Union and Weather Coverage - Posted January 29, 2014
[gallery columns="4" ids="114189,114190,114191,114192"] Atlanta stations balanced two major stories -- the President's fifth State of the Union address and a winter storm blanketing the Deep South -- during primetime Tuesday night. CBS affiliate WGCL stayed in local coverage until immediately before the President was announced, opting out of Scott Pelley... [TVSpy]

President Obama Delivers 2014 State of the Union Address - Posted January 28, 2014
President Obama's fifth State of the Union address is being broadcast tonight on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, Fusion, Al Jazeera, Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg and C-SPAN, as well as the Spanish-language networks. Brian Williams, Scott Pelley, ... [TVNewser]

Shep Smith Sat Next to Wolf Blitzer at the White House Lunch - Posted January 28, 2014
On his Fox News program this afternoon, Shepard Smith revealed the real reason why anchors and correspondents like to go to D.C. for the State of the Union: the annual White House lunch. "It doesn't matter who t... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 20 - Posted January 28, 2014
27.2 million viewers watched one of the three evening newscasts last week as polar vortex part deux gripped much of the nation. All three broadcasts experienced double-digit growth among younger viewers from the week prior. All t... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 27, 2014
Here's what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. ABC: Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 13 - Posted January 22, 2014
Of the three network evening newscasts, the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" was up the most in viewers (+4%) but down the most in the younger demo (-13%) compared to the ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Colley, Storyful, Time Warner - Posted January 15, 2014
Chip Colley has been promoted to director of the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." Colley, a 21-year CBS News veteran, has previously been the director of CBS News's Saturday morning newscasts and weekend editions of "CBS Evening News." ABC News and Storyful are teaming up. The Dub... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 30 - Posted January 7, 2014
As 2013 wound down, and 2014 began, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" maintained its grip on the No. 1 spot in the evenings. Last week, "Nightly" drew its largest audiences in both total viewers and the A25-54 demo in five weeks. Comp... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [FishbowlNY]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [TVNewser]

2013 TVNewser Challege: The Results - Posted December 30, 2013
At the beginning of the year, we asked you to predict what would happen in the television news industry in 2013, and thousands of you responded with your thoughts on the year ahead. We'll have a new set of questions in the 2014 TVNewser Challenge tomorrow, but in the meantime, here's... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 16 - Posted December 24, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a 1.3 million viewer lead on No. 2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer," while Sawyer kept a 870,000 viewer lead on N... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks to Carry Pres. Obama's End-of-Year News Conference - Posted December 20, 2013
ABC, CBS, and NBC will carry President Obama's end-of-year news conference this afternoon at 2pmET. ABC News will air a special report at approximately 2pm with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 9 - Posted December 17, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a one million viewer lead on No. 2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer," while Sawyer kept a 900,000 viewer lead on N... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 2 - Posted December 10, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the evenings once again and does so by growing its total viewer and demo audience compared to the same w... [TVNewser]

FBDC's Winners and Losers of Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
FishbowlDC's Mediabistro cousin AllTwitter has just announced the Top 20 Biggest Brands on Twitter, based on number of followers. That got us thinking, how would the DC media orgs rank up? Below we've compiled the most recent follower stats for the biggest brands in DC J... [PRNewser]

Networks Schedule Weekend Specials on Nelson Mandela - Posted December 6, 2013
The broadcast and cable networks are scheduling special coverage on the death of Nelson Mandela this weekend. Here's what they have planned so far. NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [FishbowlNY]

Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 - Posted December 5, 2013
[gallery columns="4" ids="206188,206189,206191,206190"] Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa, has died at the age of 95. His death was announced by Jacob Zuma, the current President of South Africa. NBC News and CBS both produced special reports beginning at 4:45pmET, with ... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts See Best November in Years, But Continue to Lose Younger Viewers - Posted December 4, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" and the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" both saw their best November Sweeps in 7 years among total viewers. But bo... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 25 - Posted December 4, 2013
Black Friday is gold for the evening news. Last Friday, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" drew 11.2 million viewers, the largest audience since November 23, 2012, which was Black Friday last year. "Nightly" also once again wins the we... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Steps In Last Minute For Lara Logan At Journalism Awards Ceremony - Posted November 27, 2013
Scott Pelley stepped in as host last night for Lara Logan at the International Press Freedom Awards in Manhattan. Logan was supposed to host for the event put on by ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 18 - Posted November 26, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" has now gone five years -- except for a week back in July -- as the unbeaten evening newscast among younger ... [TVNewser]

Committee to Protect Journalists Rejects Call for Event Chair Resignation - Posted November 26, 2013
There was a bit of an overseas ruckus ahead of tonight's International Press Freedom Awards dinner in New York City, during which the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will honor four courageous reporters. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Committee to Protect Journalists Rejects Call for Event Chair Resignation - Posted November 26, 2013
There was a bit of an overseas ruckus ahead of tonight's International Press Freedom Awards dinner in New York City, during which the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) will honor four courageous reporters. ... [FishbowlNY]

JFK Specials a Draw for Networks; CBS Sees Biggest Numbers Since 1996 - Posted November 21, 2013
50 years later, there's still great interest in the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. The networks and news shows have been producing special reports all week. And viewers are tuning in in big numbers: A special edition of "CBS Sunday Morning with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 11 - Posted November 19, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast last week. Both "Nightly" and No. 2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer... [TVNewser]

Obama: 'We Fumbled the Rollout on this Health Care Law' - Posted November 14, 2013
Leading up to the president's remarks on Obamacare, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and House Speaker John Boehner each held news conferences, which were b... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 4 - Posted November 12, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast last week, putting up its best numbers since the week of April 15. ... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [FishbowlNY]

Lara Logan: 'The Truth is, We Made a Mistake' - Posted November 10, 2013
CBS News correspondent Lara Logan ended tonight's "60 Minutes" with an apology for her report three weeks ago on the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. As we've ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 21 - Posted October 29, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" is having its best start to the season in 7 years, since the 2006-2007 season. "Nightly," the No.1 evening newscast, is outperforming "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' is 6th for the Week - Posted October 22, 2013
A close Chiefs-Texans game -- a one-point win for Kansas City -- helped make "60 Minutes" the sixth most-watched show of the week. "60" drew 14.95 million viewers with a 9.4 rating / 15 share, good enough for the No. 5 spot in Households. Sunday's show featured Dr. Sanjay Gupta's interview... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 14 - Posted October 22, 2013
"ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" saw big growth last week. The No. 2 evening newscast was up +10% in viewers and up +17% in the A25-54 demo compared to the ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Plans for 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination - Posted October 21, 2013
Networks are planning special reports and broadcasts for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. CBS News will include reporting from the only current network news anchor who was in Dallas on the day of the shooting. Bob Sch... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 7 - Posted October 15, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins another week in the evenings, and does it with the biggest gains of the three network broadcasts. Compared to the ... [TVNewser]

President Obama News Conference Amid Government Shutdown, Debt Limit Crises - Posted October 8, 2013
President Obama will make a statement and take questions from the news media at 2pmET, says the White House. The broadcast and cable news and business networks will carry the news conference. This is day 8 of the government shutdown, while another potential crisis, the debt ceiling, is fast approaching. NBC News... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 30 - Posted October 8, 2013
All three evening newscasts saw big growth last week compared to the same week last year. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" saw the most growth among youn... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 23 - Posted October 1, 2013
Evening news leader "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had its best advantage over ABC "World News with Diane Sawyer" since the week of July 8. The N... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Wilson, Graduate Day, RTDNA - Posted September 27, 2013
TV One has named Donna Wilson the EP of its daily news program "News One Now," which is anchored by Roland Martin. Wilson is a former producer for CNN, as well as Dr. Phil and projects for Biography Channel. Tomorrow, PBS stations across the country will host American Graduate Day 2013, designed... [TVNewser]

'Why can't you put Marilyn Monroe in the same broadcast as an interview with the president' - Posted September 26, 2013
On Tuesday "60 Minutes" celebrated its 45th birthday. The show debuted on CBS Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968. Its success over the years brought on many imitators and even led Rupert Murdoch to once inquire ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 16 - Posted September 25, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast last week, but No. 2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" is gaining ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: 2012-2013 Season - Posted September 24, 2013
While two of the three evening newscasts grew their total viewer audience over the last year, all three broadcasts continued to see erosion in the A25-54 news demo. For the 17th straight year, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams"... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: 2012-2013 Season - Posted September 24, 2013
While two of the three evening newscasts grew their total viewer audience over the last year, all three broadcasts continued to see erosion in the A25-54 news demo. For the 17th straight year, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast in the just-finished 2012-13 season. The broadcast was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Evening News Ratings: 2012-2013 Season - Posted September 24, 2013
While two of the three evening newscasts grew their total viewer audience over the last year, all three broadcasts continued to see erosion in the A25-54 news demo. For the 17th straight year, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast in the just-finished 2012-13 season. The broadcast was... [FishbowlNY]

Palm Springs CBS Affiliate Apologizes for Broadcasting 'Private' Conversation - Posted September 17, 2013
The news director at Palm Springs CBS affiliate CBS Local2 has apologized to viewers on the station's website after an open mic broadcast snippets of a co... [SocialTimes.com]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 9 - Posted September 17, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast last week. But compared to the same week last year, ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Sept. 2 - Posted September 10, 2013
In Brian Williams' return to "Nightly News" following knee replacement surgery, the NBC program holds its No. 1 spot, while ABC's "World News with Diane Sawye... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans for President Obama's Speech - Posted September 10, 2013
The broadcast and cable news networks have planned special reports ahead of President Obama's primetime address tonight. Here's what they have planned for the speech, which is scheduled for 9pmET. NBC News: Brian... [TVNewser]

Jorge Ramos: Why Wasn't Univision Granted an Interview with President Obama? - Posted September 9, 2013
President Obama makes his case for military intervention in Syria today with interviews on six networks: ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN and Fox News. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took to Twitter to ask why his network wasn't a part of the media blitz: ... [TVNewser]

This Was Wolf Blitzer's Idea - Posted September 9, 2013
CBS's Scott Pelley, PBS's Gwen Ifill, Fox News' Chris Wallace, ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Continues Syria Push with Network Interviews - Posted September 9, 2013
The New York-based network news anchors heading to Washington, DC this morning to interview Pres. Obama. The interviews are back-to-back beginning at 3:55pmET. Each network gets 7 minutes. And the interviews are embargoed for air until 6pmET. Drawing from a hat, the order had been determined as this: NBC, CNN, CBS,... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama Gives Interviews Ahead of Address to the Nation on Syria - Posted September 7, 2013
President Obama is sitting down with anchors from six networks Monday as he pushes his case for strikes on Syria. ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS's Scott Pelley, NBC's Brian Williams, PBS's ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Sits Down With KENS Anchors Jeff Goldblatt and Sarah Lucero - Posted September 5, 2013
KENS anchors Jeff Goldblatt and Sarah Lucero recently turned the tables on ... [TVSpy]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 26 - Posted September 4, 2013
The evening newscasts finished the final week of August down from where they were at this point last summer. Not surprising considering the week of Aug. 27, 2012 saw Hurricane Isaac wash ashore and the Republican Natio... [TVNewser]

CBS Honors 50th Anniversary Of 30-Minute 'Evening News' By Going Black And White - Posted September 3, 2013
50 years ago on Labor Day, CBS expanded its "CBS Evening News" to a half-hour, from what was then the standard 15 minutes. Every other broadcaster would eventually follow suit. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley honored the anniversary by taking yesterday's newscast back in time, and by going black and white.... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Break In with Pres. Obama Comments on Syria - Posted August 30, 2013
With cameras clicking and flashbulbs popping, and with the leaders of Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia on either side of him, Pres. Obama spoke about the situation in Syria. Obama's remarks were recorded by the pool and fed out around 2:45pmET. They followed Secy. of State ... [TVNewser]

'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Commemoration Coverage Plans - Posted August 27, 2013
As the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream speech" gets underway tomorrow morning, much of the ceremony will be covered live on cable news channels and streamed on news sites, while select portions will also be carried live on the broadcast networks. Here... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Commemoration Coverage Plans - Posted August 27, 2013
As the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream speech" gets underway tomorrow morning, much of the ceremony will be covered live on cable news channels and streamed on news sites, while select portions will also be carried live on the broadcast networks. Here... [FishbowlNY]

'I Have a Dream' 50th Anniversary Commemoration Coverage Plans - Posted August 27, 2013
As the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I have a dream speech" gets underway tomorrow morning, much of the ceremony will be covered live on cable news channels and streamed on news sites, while select portions will also be carried live on the broadcast networks. Here... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 19 - Posted August 27, 2013
While still in third place in the ratings race, the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" showed the most total viewer growth last week: up +7% compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Here Are The Highest Paid News Anchors At Each Network - Posted August 23, 2013
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio and Michael Schneider tally up the highest-paid talent in television for this week's magazine. The highest paid on-air individual in all of TV is syndicated judge "Judge Judy" Sheindlin, who rakes in an estimated $45 million a year for her eponymous ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 12 - Posted August 20, 2013
With Brian Williams off recovering from knee replacement surgery, "NBC Nightly News" with Lester Holt filling in remained the top evening newscast... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 29 - Posted August 6, 2013
As NBC's Brian Williams goes under the knife today to replace his right knee, his evening newscast is back on top i... [TVNewser]

Chief Meteorologist David Bernard Leaving WFOR - Posted August 5, 2013
WFOR chief meteorologist David Bernard is leaving the Miami CBS O&O when his contract is up in November, a station spokesperson has confirmed to TVSpy. The news was ... [TVSpy]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 22 - Posted July 30, 2013
ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" has won its first week in the A25-54 demo in more than four years, unseating "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" w... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 8 - Posted July 16, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" won its 200th consecutive week last week among total viewers. The broadcast had its best deliveries and advantages over ABC's "World News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 1 - Posted July 10, 2013
During the holiday-shortened week, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" claims another win. "Nightly" was the only evening newscast to show growth -- adding +35,000 viewers compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 24 & Q2 2013 - Posted July 2, 2013
Here's the challenge for the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley:" the broadcast just had its best second quarter among total viewers since 2007. But was actually down -3% among younger viewers, year-over-year. The Pelley broadcast,... [TVNewser]

How the George Zimmerman Trial is Playing on the Evening News - Posted July 2, 2013
The cable networks continue live coverage of the George Zimmerman trial as lead detective Chris Serino is back on the stand this morning. As the... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 17 - Posted June 25, 2013
As Summer heats up, viewers are cooling to the evening newscasts. Last week, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" led the way again, but that broadcast, as well as the "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Admonishes Page Six - Posted June 25, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, it's sometimes all about the side notes. The alleged gist of today's Page Six item is that CBS ordered its news anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Scott Pelley Admonishes Page Six - Posted June 25, 2013
Here at FishbowlNY, it's sometimes all about the side notes. The alleged gist of today's Page Six item is that CBS ordered its news anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

Kelly to Pelley: 'We Beat You in all the Debates and on Election Night, Scott' - Posted June 17, 2013
CBS News anchor Scott Pelley's comments to Deadline over the weekend comparing cable and network news has been fodder on F... [TVNewser]

Pelley Pounds Page Six Provocateur - Posted June 12, 2013
The New York Post's Page Six reported that the "CBS Evening News" allegedly didn't cover John Miller's big State Department scoop ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 3 - Posted June 11, 2013
ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" remains in second place in the evening news ratings, but was the only broadcast to show growth in both total viewers (+4%) and the younger demo (+.5%) compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: NBC Nightly News 'Has Only One Problem,' CBS Evening News 'is Better' - Posted June 6, 2013
"When it comes to covering the news, and not wasting the audience's time," says Scott Pelley about the nightly network newscasts, "I think there's one place you can come to...the CBS Evening News. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 27 - Posted June 4, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the most-watched evening newscast for the final week of May. But only "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 20 and May Sweeps - Posted May 29, 2013
For the week of May 20, 2013, all three evening newscast grew their viewership compared to the same week last year. Last week, the networks spent considerable time covering a deadly tornado and its aftermath in... [TVNewser]

KLBK's Bill Maddox Retires After 47 Years in TV - Posted May 23, 2013
KLBK anchor Bill Maddox once had a news writer on his staff by the name of ... [TVSpy]

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

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 13 - Posted May 21, 2013
The "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" was the only evening newscast to grow compared to the same week last year. The 3rd ranked show was up +... [TVNewser]

President Obama To Speak at 10 AM, As More Correspondents Descend On Oklahoma - Posted May 21, 2013
... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [TVNewser]

CBS CEO Les Moonves: 'Great Drama Belongs In Primetime... Not At 7 In The Morning' - Posted May 15, 2013
CBS is delivering its upfront presentation to advertisers, media buyers and the press this afternoon, and CEO Les Moonves took aim squarely at NBC and "Today" in his opening statement. "We believe that great drama belongs in prim... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 6 - Posted May 14, 2013
While still trailing in the evening news race, the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" continues to show the most growth in viewership: up +12% compared to the same ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'We're Getting the Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again' - Posted May 10, 2013
Accepting his Fred Friendly First Amendment award this afternoon at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club, CBS News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley delivered an impassioned speech about the sorry state of journalism i... [TVNewser]

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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 29 - Posted May 7, 2013
For the week of April 29, all three evening newscasts grew in total viewers but shed younger viewers compared to the same week last year. "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Cleveland Stations Report on Rescue of Missing Ohio Women - Posted May 7, 2013
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1986 Harry Reasoner Story Inspires New '60 Minutes' Subject - Posted May 2, 2013
A story reported by Harry Reasoner on "60 Minutes "60 Minutes" 26 years ago inspired an individual named Paul Tudor Jones. On Sunday's edition of the program, Jones and the charity he founded is getting the "60 Minutes" treatment. Here is Reasoner's original 1986 story: ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley to Receive Fred Friendly First Amendment Award - Posted May 1, 2013
Scott Pelley is the recipient of Quinnipiac University's 20th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award. The "CBS Evening News" anchor will be presented the award, given annually to a journalist who has "shown courage and forthrightness in preserv... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 22 - Posted April 30, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was on top as usual for the week of April 22, beating "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" by +605,000 Total Viewers ... [TVNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: Mika's Disorder, Pelley's Award, CNN's Crossfire - Posted April 24, 2013
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski opens up in MORE magazine about her struggles with an eating disorder: "Food was the thing I could count on. Food always loved me back." Tonight, Scott Pelley will be presented an Overseas Press Club Award f... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 15 - Posted April 23, 2013
The three evening newscasts added 3.5 million viewers compared to a typical week last week as interest intensified following Monday's attacks at the Boston Marathon. "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [FishbowlNY]

More Shots Fired as Police Surround Suspect in Watertown [UPDATE: Suspect in Custody] - Posted April 19, 2013
Police have cornered a man believed to be the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown. Shots were heard in the area by several correspondents, including CNN's Drew Griffin and ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Networks Extend Coverage, Plan Specials for Boston Manhunt - Posted April 19, 2013
The broadcast networks have expanded their coverage into the late-morning as the manhunt for 19-year-old Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev intensifies. The networks are preparing for extended coverage throughout the d... [TVNewser]

Boston Bombings: Tuesday Coverage Notes - Posted April 16, 2013
Brian Williams will anchor "NBC Nightly News" from Boston tonight. "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 8 - Posted April 16, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" won the week of April 8, and was the only show to grow in both Total Viewers and younger viewers compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Expanded Evening Newscasts After Deadly Explosions Rock Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
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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]

Scott Pelley On Fox News, And The Timelessness Of '60 Minutes' - Posted April 10, 2013
As part of its "New York Media" issue (more here), The Hollywood Reporter spoke to "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley... [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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 1 - Posted April 9, 2013
All three evening newscasts are have grown in total viewers compared to the same week last year: "NBC Nightly News with Brian Wil... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 25 and Q1 2013 - Posted April 2, 2013
All three evening newscasts grew their total viewer audiences last week compared to the same week last year. "NBC Nightly News" with Brian Willia... [TVNewser]

CBS, ABC, PBS Lead List of Peabody Award Winners - Posted March 27, 2013
With two awards each, CBS News, ABC News and PBS led the way in George Foster Peabody Awards this year. Both of CBS' awards were for "60 Minutes" reports -- "Deception at Duke," an examination of the failure of an experimental cancer treatment at Duke University, and "Joy in the Congo," a... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 18 - Posted March 26, 2013
ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" saw double digit viewer growth last week when compared to the same week last year. "World ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Pelley, HLN, Casone - Posted March 21, 2013
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will emcee this year's George Foster Peabody Awards ceremony. The winners of the Peabody Awards will be announced next Wednesday. The 72nd annual event will be held May 20 at the Waldorf-Astoria. The Jodi Arias trial isn't just boosting HLN's ratings, the network's website HLNTV.com had... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 11 - Posted March 19, 2013
The first week of daylight saving time is already taking a bite out of evening news viewership. 2.6 million fewer people (or 11%) tuned in to one of the three evening newscasts last week, compared to the week prior. And ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 11 - Posted March 19, 2013
The first week of daylight saving time is already taking a bite out of evening news viewership. 2.6 million fewer people (or 11%) tuned in to one of the three evening newscasts last week, compared to the week prior. And ... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 4 - Posted March 12, 2013
While the broadcast remains a distant third place, the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" continues to show the most growth of the three evening newscasts. Compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Before the Smoke Clears, The Call of a New Pope - Posted March 12, 2013
And now the wait begins. At 12:34pmET, the doors of the Sistine Chapel closed as 115 Cardinals began the process of choosing a new pope. Now, TV news anchors, analysts, producers and bookers are at the ready for the first signs of smoke. The news networks produced special reports as Cardinals made... [TVNewser]

Papal Conclave Coverage: Broadcast and Cable Networks - Posted March 11, 2013
The conclave to elect the next Pope will begin Tuesday after morning mass. Here's what the broadcast and cable networks have planned for coverage. ABC's Diane Sawyer will broadcast "World News" from the Vatican beginning this evening... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 25 & Sweeps - Posted March 5, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was on top for the week of February 25, besting "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" by +550,000 Total Viewe... [TVNewser]

Surprise! President Obama Comments On Sequester - Posted March 1, 2013
President Obama made a surprise appearance in the White House press room at 11:39 AM ET to talk about the sequester and the economy. The appearance was announced only about 15 minutes beforehand, forcing networks to scramble a bit for their coverage. Here in New York City, ABC News and CBS News... [TVNewser]

Pope Benedict Coverage: CBS News - Posted February 27, 2013
CBS News is planning a special report for coverage of Pope Benedict XVI's departure Thursday. The exact timing of the report will depend on when he leaves. Scott Pelley and Nor... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 18 - Posted February 26, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1 again in the evenings last week. The NBC broadcast had a 977,000 total viewer lead on #2 "ABC World News with Di... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: CNNMoney, Doocy, Boehner - Posted February 25, 2013
CNNMoney is making some changes. A handful of staffers are getting new roles, including Laurie Segall, who will become the tech correspondent for CNNMoney. More information in an internal memo, after the jump. Fox News host Steve Doocy ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: ESPN & Roberts, CBS & Polk, Weather & Winner - Posted February 19, 2013
Robin Roberts is not only back on "GMA" tomorrow, she's also working with her old network, ESPN, as executive producer of Nine for IX, a series focused on women in sports. The CBS Evening News with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: ESPN & Roberts, CBS & Polk, Weather & Winner - Posted February 19, 2013
Robin Roberts is not only back on "GMA" tomorrow, she's also working with her old network, ESPN, as executive producer of Nine for IX, a series focused on women in sports. The CBS Evening News with ... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 4 - Posted February 12, 2013
"CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" may still trail its evening news competitors, but the show had its best week in four years last week, sin... [TVNewser]

The SOTU Ticker: Bing, Lunch, Watch - Posted February 12, 2013
Fox News Channel and Bing are joining forces for the Bing Pulse online voting tool, enabling people to track and share opinions in real time during the president's State of the Union address tonight. Anchors Brian Willams, ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: CBS - Posted February 11, 2013
Scott Pelley will anchor CBS' State of the Union coverage from Washington Tuesday evening. Pelley will be joined by "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer a... [TVNewser]

Veteran CBS News Director Eric Shapiro Receives DGA Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted February 5, 2013
Longtime CBS News director Eric Shapiro was honored with the Director's Guild of America's Lifetime Achievement Award in News Direction over the weekend at the DGA Awards in Los Angeles. Shapiro, who is currently the director of "CBS Evening News," joined CBS in 1963 as a mailroom messenger and will celebrate... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 28 - Posted February 5, 2013
All three evening newscasts grew their total viewership compared to the same week last year. "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" showe... [TVNewser]

Another Sunday, Another Interview with Pres. Obama on CBS - Posted February 3, 2013
Today's pre-Super Bowl interview by Scott Pelley made more news in less time than last week's interview by Steve Kroft on "60 Minutes." Pelley's 8-minute i... [FishbowlLA]

Another Sunday, Another Interview with Pres. Obama on CBS - Posted February 3, 2013
Today's pre-Super Bowl interview by Scott Pelley made more news in less time than last week's interview by Steve Kroft on "60 Minutes." Pelley's 8-minute i... [TVNewser]

The TVNewser Twitter Index: The Most-Followed Network Shows - Posted February 2, 2013
Introducing the TVNewser Twitter index, where we take a look at how TV news programs are ranking on that other real-time medium, Twitter. This week: the most-followed broadcast network morning shows and evening news programs. Next week we look at the primetime cable news landscape and in future weeks we will... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Secures Super Bowl Interview With President Obama - Posted January 31, 2013
It came down to the wire, but "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will sit down with President Obama before the Super Bowl on Sunday. Pelley's interview will air live at 4:30 PM, in advance of th... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 21 - Posted January 29, 2013
A major news event that comes along once every four years -- the presidential inauguration -- didn't move the needle much among the evening newscasts. All three shows were flat or down compared to the same week last year... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 14 - Posted January 23, 2013
"ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" was the only evening newscast to grow its younger viewer average compared to the same week last year... [TVNewser]

Beyonce, Jay-Z and the GOP - Posted January 21, 2013
Beyonce's stirring rendition of the National Anthem may go down as the highlight of the Inauguration, but the mere presence of Beyonce and Jay-Z is not going unnoticed by TV news anchors. "As the strange bed fellows that inaugurations are made, we just had the number three republican in the ... [TVNewser]

For Inaugural Ceremony, DC Stations Turn to National Coverage - Posted January 21, 2013
Following their respective morning newscasts, local stations in Washington, DC have traded local coverage for national coverage of President Obama's ceremonial swearing-in ceremony. Around 11amET Monday, all four DC stations -- NBC O&O WRC, ABC affil... [TVSpy]

President Obama Takes Oath, Chief Justice Roberts Uses Notes, For Second Swearing In - Posted January 20, 2013
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Inauguration 2013: CBS Coverage Plans - Posted January 16, 2013
It's Pres. Obama's second inauguration, but it'll be the first time CBS's Scott Pelley has anchored an Inauguration Day. Pelley will lead CBS News coverage beginning at 10amET Monday following a three-hour "CBS This Morning" with hosts... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama: New Gun Law Opponents 'Want to Gin Up Fear or Higher Ratings or Revenue' - Posted January 16, 2013
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The Most Covered Stories And Most Utilized Correspondents Of 2012 - Posted January 16, 2013
The Tyndall Report has released its analysis of the network evening newscasts in 2012. As usual, it provides insight into the differences between the newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC, as well as who the "most valuable players" are, so to speak. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 7 - Posted January 15, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins another week -- its 174th week straight in total viewers, 216th in A25-54 viewers -- showing growth compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters To Carry President Obama's Final First-Term Presser - Posted January 14, 2013
At approximately 11:15 AM ET, President Obama will hold a press conference at the White House, his last presser of his first term, before being inaugurated for his second term next week. The "big three" broadcasters will all be breaking into regular programming to cover the presser. ... [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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 31 - Posted January 8, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" begins 2013 with another ratings win, but "Nightly" was flat compared to the same week last year... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 24 - Posted January 3, 2013
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" caps off 2012 with another ratings win: its 172th consecutive total viewer win and 214th win among younger viewers. "Nightly" drew +10% more viewers than "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

Gayle King: 'I'm a big, big, big TV news junkie' - Posted January 3, 2013
"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King is the latest subject of The Atlantic Wire's "What I Read." King details her daily media diet and sh... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 17 - Posted December 27, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" and "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" both improved their audiences compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Jim Axelrod on Newtown and Anchoring the Saturday 'Evening News' - Posted December 21, 2012
As we reported earlier this month, CBS News has tapped Jim Axelrod as the permanent anchor of the Saturday... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' (at just 35 Minutes) Has Biggest Audience in 4 Years - Posted December 18, 2012
"60 Minutes" -- which wasn't quite 60 minutes -- made Nielsen's Top 10 list for the third consecutive week, landing at #2 with 19.63 million total viewers, its largest audience in four years. The show got a boost from the overtime Dallas Cowboys - Pittsburgh Steelers game and was shortened to... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 10 - Posted December 18, 2012
A busy news week that was capped by Friday's tragedy in Newtown, CT sent viewers to the evening newscasts last week boosting the averages of all three programs. A combined average of 24.9 million viewers -- the most in three weeks -- tuned into the three broadcast network newscasts last week. "NBC... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Begins Newtown Story By Acknowledging Inaccurate Early Reports - Posted December 17, 2012
Scott Pelley led off last night's "60 Minutes" with an eyewitness retelling of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary from the school's nurse. Pelley's introduction acknowledged the inaccurate reporting on CBS and other networks and news sites in the hours after Friday morning's massacre. Pelley: We were told that the gunman's mother... [TVNewser]

Connecticut School Shooting: Coverage Plans For This Evening - Posted December 14, 2012
[caption id="attachment_158807" align="alignright" width="300"] Credit: Shannon Hicks, The Newtown Bee[/caption] With the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, CT, the broadcast networks and cable news channels are changing up their plans tonight. All three of the evening news anchors, ... [TVNewser]

Cablers Pivot To School Shooting Update: Broadcasters Too - Posted December 14, 2012
Original story posted at 11:11 AM: The second mass shooting in a week is rocking the country, this time at an elementary school in suburban Connecticut. The cable news channel quickly pivoted from politics to the shooting this morning, as word spread. According to TVEyes, Fox News reported news of the shooting... [TVNewser]

For Second Week Straight, '60 Minutes' Makes Top 10 - Posted December 11, 2012
"60 Minutes" has placed in the Top 10 for the second consecutive week. The CBS program drew 11.87 million viewers to land at #8. It was also #6 for the week in households with a 7.7/12. Sunday's program included a report by Byron Pitts abo... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 3 - Posted December 11, 2012
"ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" was the only evening newscast to show improvement compared same week last year. The broadcast was... [TVNewser]

Pelley's Pecs Provoke Provocative Patter - Posted December 10, 2012
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley is already known by his colleagues to be a very fit guy. Indeed, it was noted in a profile by B&C's Andrea Morabito over the Summer that Pelley has a 50 minute workout every day, and that there is a gym in the room next... [TVNewser]

Synergy! CBS Taking Over Jackson Square In New Orleans During Super Bowl XLVII - Posted December 6, 2012
A slew of CBS programs, including "CBS This Morning," the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and "Super Bowl Live" will originate from Jackson Square in New Orleans leading up to Super Bowl XLVII early next year. Jackson Squre, in the... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 26 - Posted December 4, 2012
A combined average of 24.688 million people watched the three evening newscasts last week -- up almost 200,000 viewers from the same week last year, with most of the gains going to #3 "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 19 & November Sweeps - Posted November 28, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a big win in the ratings last week, averaging more than 10 million viewers for the Thanksgiving-shortened week. ABC's and CBS's weekly averages are based on two days (Mon-Tue), while N... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 12 - Posted November 20, 2012
The evening news ratings race was an interesting one last week. "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," which has been on the rise the last few months, was flat compared to ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley on 'Evening News' EP Pat Shevlin: 'In the heat of battle, she's a cool breeze' - Posted November 19, 2012
"CBS Evening News" executive producer Pat Shevlin is the subject of a lengthy profile in the quarterly magazine of her alma mater, Wellesle... [TVNewser]

Bill Owens Readies To Step Up To '60 Minutes Sports' Plate - Posted November 14, 2012
CBS News "60 Minutes" executive editor Bill Owens will be adding to his duties as the co-EP of "60 Minutes Sports," which will debut on pay-cabler Showtime in January. Owens ... [TVNewser]

Networks Taking Obama Presser - Posted November 14, 2012
At 1:30 PM ET, President Obama will be giving his first press conference in months, and the first since he won reelection just over a week ago. The cable news channels will, as usual, be dedicating their programs in that hour to covering the conference, and the broadcasters will be breaking into... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 5 - Posted November 13, 2012
Considering last week saw the presidential election, 2 of 3 evening newscasts didn't see much -- or any -- lift. "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" improved on ... [TVNewser]

Bill Plante: Morale at CBS News Is 'Sky-High' - Posted November 9, 2012
It's no secret -- to the satisfaction of innumerable CBS'ers -- that the past year has marked a return to the network's hard news roots. The evolution began in February of 2011, when Jeff Fager became news chairman, and ... [TVNewser]

On Election Night, TV Networks Go Back to Basics - Posted November 8, 2012
If there was an overarching theme of 2012's election coverage, it was a simple one: back to basics. With the exception of NBC and ABC's somewhat dramatic and public coverage, most of the channels refrained from the public displays, and used technological gimmicks sparingly. CBS News coverag... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 29 - Posted November 6, 2012
During a week which saw extensive coverage of Superstorm Sandy, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the #1 choice in the evenings. "Nightly" drew 2+ million more viewers than an average week and saw it largest viewership s... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' #3 Show for the Week with 16M Viewers - Posted November 6, 2012
Sunday's "60 Minutes" had its largest audience since January, drawing 16.3 million viewers to finish at # 3 for the week. The show, with the New York Giants - Pittsburgh Steelers lead-in finished at #3 in households with a 10.2/15 in that measurement. It was the program's best delivery in viewers... [TVNewser]

Steve Kroft on his Interview with Senate Leaders: 'They Didn't Answer Almost Any Questions' - Posted November 4, 2012
Who had the harder interview tonight on "60 Minutes?" Scott Pelley during his profile of NFL MVP Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers -- we learned he's quite sensitive about his height, and doesn't want to talk much about the bounty scandal -- or Steve ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will lead CBS' election night coverage next week. CBS coverage will run from 7 PM-2AM, and will utilize eight studios in the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, including Studio 57, the newest stud... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 22 - Posted October 30, 2012
As the network evening newscasts continue what will be days of coverage of Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath, the ratings from last week are in. And it shows a similar trend to previous weeks, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Evacuates Live Location Just Before Sandy Destroys It - Posted October 30, 2012
Scott Pelley had to ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 15 - Posted October 23, 2012
The three evening newscasts have lost more than a million viewers in the past year. Of the three broadcasts, only the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" saw an uptick in viewers, +1%, ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 8 - Posted October 16, 2012
Brian Williams's "NBC Nightly News" was number one again last week, but, as we've seen in recent weeks, only Scott Pelley's "CBS Evening News" is... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

David Rhodes, Cesar Conde On 40 Under 40 List - Posted October 11, 2012
CBS News president David Rhodes and Univision president Cesar Conde share the #9 spot on this year's Fortune's "40 Under 40" list. Rhodes and Conde ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Won't Release Name of Navy SEAL, But CBSNews.com Apparently Will - Posted October 4, 2012
When "60 Minutes" scored the exclusive interview with the Navy SEAL who wrote the tell-all book about the Osama bin Laden raid, Scott Pelley promised that his anonymity would be safe: "When word of the book cam... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley To Anchor CBS Debate Coverage - Posted October 2, 2012
CBS News has slated its 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential debate coverage plans. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will be anchoring CBS' coverage from the debate cities. ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 17 - Posted September 26, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week of September 17 as well as the 2011-2012 season, which drew to a close last week. Compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Despite NFL and Emmy Competition, '60 Minutes' Powers To Number Six For Week - Posted September 25, 2012
Sunday could have been a tough night in the ratings for CBS' "60 Minutes." Despite interviews with President Obama and Mitt Romney, as well as a huge NFL lead-in, the newsmagazine was up against a big NFL game on NBC, and the Emmys on ABC. Despite the tough competition (and likely thanks t... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: 2011-2012 Season - Posted September 25, 2012
After seeing the biggest numbers in nearly a decade during the 2010-2011 season, overall the network evening newscasts shed viewers in the just completed 2011-2012 season. Only "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" grew viewership: +3%, though down slightly in A25-54 viewers: -.5%. Com... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Takes Heat For Standard Practice: Trimming An Interview For Time - Posted September 24, 2012
Some blogs and news outlets are criticizing CBS News for cutting out of last night's "60 Minutes" a statement by President Obama regarding some of his campaign ads. Obama said that some of the ads "go overboard," and may contain statements that aren't true. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney, President Obama In Dueling Interviews on CBS '60 Minutes' Sunday - Posted September 19, 2012
CBS newsmagzine "60 Minutes" has finally scheduled the interview it conducted with President Obama. As expected, it will be paired with an interview with his competitor, GOP candidate ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Rerun Tops New Fall Shows - Posted September 18, 2012
A rerun of "60 Minutes," with the benefit of an NFL lead-in, was the most-watched show last week -- even ahead of 12 primetime season premieres on other networks. Sunday's "60 Minutes" featured Scott Pelley's interview with NFL super-agent ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 10 - Posted September 18, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week, but only "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" added viewers compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Yeah Rigghht, Luke - Posted September 17, 2012
A recent profile of sports super agent Drew Rosenhaus on 60 Minutes elicited the attention of NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

'60 Minutes' SEAL Interview Most-Watched Non-Football Show Last Week - Posted September 11, 2012
Sunday's "60 Minutes" which devoted its entire hour to an interview with a former Navy SEAL recounting the operation that killed Osama Bin Laden, was the 7th most-watched show of the week. The top six shows were wither football games, or pre- and post-football shows. More than 12.3 million viewers watch... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of September 3 - Posted September 11, 2012
The evening news race ends typically for the week of Sept. 3. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was #1, followed by "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer... [TVNewser]

CBS Slides Sunday Start Times - Posted September 11, 2012
If you DVRd "60 Minutes" Sunday night hoping to see Scott Pelley's interview with the former Navy SEAL, and you got the finish of the 49ers-Packers game instead (guilty), CBS is sorry. And they're going to fix that. The network will now list the start ... [TVNewser]

Without Naming the Network, Scott Pelley Mentions 'Cable News Channel' that Named Navy SEAL - Posted September 9, 2012
Tonight's "60 Minutes" devoted the entire hour to Scott Pelley's interview with former Navy SEAL Team 6 member Mark Owen -- not his real name -- who's written the first and only public account of the raid that killed ... [GalleyCat]

Scott Pelley Gets First Post-DNC Interview With Pres. Obama - Posted September 7, 2012
President Obama will give his first post-DNC interview to "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley tomorrow in St. Petersburg, FL. Excerpts will run on "Face the Nation" Sunday and "CBS This Morning" Monday, with the full interview to air on the "CBS Evening News" next week. Mitt Romney sat down today with... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 27 - Posted September 5, 2012
As Hurricane Isaac washed ashore and the Republican delegates met in Tampa, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the #1 choice for viewers. "Nightly" drew 700,000 more viewers than #2 "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

50 Years of 'Evening News' Now with Scott Pelley at the Helm - Posted September 5, 2012
It is 6:25 PM, and Scott Pelley is calmly reading notes, as he fiddles with his glasses in his right hand. Next to the "CBS Evening News" anchor, his colleague and "Face the Nation" moderator ... [TVNewser]

For SEAL Interview, CBS News Protects Identity With a Little Hollywood Magic - Posted August 30, 2012
Remember the good old days, when confidential sources would have their identities protected by a opaque screen and a light, or a blurred face? Welcome to TV news in the 21st century. CBS News wanted to protect the identity of "Mark Owen," the Navy SEAL who wrote the book detailing the Osama... [TVNewser]

Scenes from (Almost) Day One at the RNC - Posted August 27, 2012
This TVNewser arrived in Tampa this morning, just as Tropical Storm Isaac's outer bands continued to lash Florida's west coast. The Republican National Convention, already shortened by a day because of Isaac, has change... [TVNewser]

As Expected, '60 Minutes' Snags Interview With Anonymous Navy SEAL - Posted August 24, 2012
As I speculated yesterday, CBS newsmagazine "60 Minutes" has snagged the interview with the anonymous (or not so anonymous?) Navy SEAL who is writing the tell-all ... [TVNewser]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlNY]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlLA]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 6 - Posted August 14, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" leaves London with gold. During its second week broadcasting from the Summer Games, the Brian Williams newscast was up +9% in total viewers compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Two Conflicting Takes on the CBS News Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan Interview - Posted August 13, 2012
Everyone agrees (even if their arguments are specious). The CBS News "60 Minutes" interview wi... [TVNewser]

Top 10 Highest Paid News Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
TVGuide is out with its annual list of the top celebrity earners. Judge Judy tops them all, making $45 million a year. Ashton Kutcher is tops among comedy actors for his "Two and a Half Men" haul. Mark Harmon... [TVNewser]

A Well-Respected TV Newswriter Writes Book, Critical of Network Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
Network nightly newscasts lack the following they had decades ago before the advent of the Internet and cable TV. But they are still the flagship news broadcasts of the Big Three networks. Mervin Block is recognized as one of t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Well-Respected TV Newswriter Writes Book, Critical of Network Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
Network nightly newscasts lack the following they had decades ago before the advent of the Internet and cable TV. But they are still the flagship news broadcasts of the Big Three networks. Mervin Block is recognized as one of t... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 30 - Posted August 7, 2012
The first week of NBC's Olympic coverage led to ratings gold for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," which averaged nearly 11 million viewers during the week of July 30, its best ever total viewer advantage over both "ABC Wor... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'It's Not Our Fault the TV Coverage is Delayed' - Posted August 3, 2012
The tape delay pile-on is in full swing as other broadcasters continue taking jabs at NBC for the practice of tape-delaying major Olympic events. Earlier this week we told you about ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 23 & July Sweeps - Posted July 31, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" began broadcasting from London mid-week last week, and it appears the show is getting an Olympics boost. "Nightly" is up +10% in Total Viewers and up +14% in younger viewers vs. the week pri... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 16 - Posted July 24, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week of July 16 with a +416,000 viewer lead on "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer." Sawyer's broad... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: Network Special Reports For First Court Appearance - Posted July 23, 2012
The broadcast networks are planning special reports for the 11:30 AM court appearance of James Holmes, the man who opened fire in a Colorado movie theater, killing 12 and wounding dozens of others. On CBS, Scott Pelley will anchor, joined by correspondent John Miller. On ABC ... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: Ann Curry To Anchor 'Dateline' On NBC And Co-Anchor 'Today' With Savannah Guthrie, As News Takes Over Primetime - Posted July 20, 2012
Former "Today" anchor Ann Curry will return to NBC tonight to anchor the network's coverage of the shooting in Colorado. Curry will anchor a special edition of "Dateline" live from Aurora, Colorado at 9 PM, and will a... [TVNewser]

Colorado Shooting: News Show Changes, Primetime Specials Planned - Posted July 20, 2012
[caption id="attachment_138511" align="alignright" width="325" caption="Reporter Amanda Kost from Denver station KMGH Tweets this photo from outside the Aurora, CO theater"][/caption] The tragic shooting in Colorado is forcing many TV news programs to throw out their ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 9 - Posted July 17, 2012
"NBC Nightly News Brian Williams" remains #1 in the evenings with a nearly +800,000 lead on #2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" last week. W... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Evening News Ratings: Week of July 9 - Posted July 17, 2012
"NBC Nightly News Brian Williams" remains #1 in the evenings with a nearly +800,000 lead on #2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" last week. W... [FishbowlNY]

Charlie Rose To Interview President Obama, Michelle Obama For CBS - Posted July 12, 2012
"CBS This Morning" co-anchor Charlie Rose will interview President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama today. Highlights of the interview will air tomorrow across all CBS News programming, with the full in... [TVNewser]

In the Evenings, Something For Everyone - Posted July 10, 2012
Network news veteran Paul Friedman has been keeping a close eye on the three evening newscasts of late and has written about their current state for the Columbia Journalism Rev... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley, 'America's least-experienced anchorman,' Reflects On One Year As Anchor - Posted July 9, 2012
Tonight "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will be anchoring his broadcast from Chicago, where he will also sit down with Chicago Mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. Pelley, as ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 25 - Posted July 3, 2012
The evening newscasts got a boost last week with the news from the Supreme Court. NBC's Brian Williams remains the most-watched evening news anchor, while CBS's ... [TVNewser]

CNN, FNC Fail in Early Reporting of Health Care Ruling - Posted June 28, 2012
The expediency of TV news is not meeting well with the depth involved in the ruling on the Affordable Care Act of 2010, more commonly known as Obamacare. "Be cautious with us, we're trying to do the best we can," said Bill Hemmer on Fox News,... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 18 - Posted June 26, 2012
Brian Williams continues as the most-watched evening news anchor leading Diane Sawyer by more than +600,000 viewers and ... [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]

Scott Pelley Anchors 'Evening News' from London - Posted June 15, 2012
The CBS Evening news will originate from London tonight. Scott Pelley will have extensive coverage of the European debt crisis with reports from Germany and Greece. And he'll sit down with George Osborne, Britain's Chancell... [TVNewser]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [FishbowlDC]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [TVNewser]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [MediaJobsDaily]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [PRNewser]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [FishbowlNY]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [TVSpy]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's "Cubes," Erica Hill, co-host of "CBS This Morning," shows us aro... [TVNewser]

Cubes: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of CBS News - Posted June 14, 2012
Take a behind-the-scenes tour of CBS News. In this episode of mediabistroTV's Cubes, Erica Hill, co-host of CBS This Morning... [FishbowlLA]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 4 - Posted June 12, 2012
Just as the cable news channels are seeing a lull in viewership, so too are the three evening newscasts. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams," ABC's "World News with ... [TVNewser]

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

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

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

A (Very Important) Day In The Life of Scott Pelley - Posted June 11, 2012
Broadcasting & Cable's Andrea Morabito shadowed "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley for a few da... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley to Anchor 'CBS Evening News' From WBZ - Posted June 11, 2012
Scott Pelley will anchor the "CBS Evening News" tonight from the WBZ studios in Boston. Crews replicated the "Evening News" set in the WBZ newsroom. Preparations for... [TVSpy]

Scott Pelley Marks One Year Anchoring 'Evening News': 'We're Going to Bring This Broadcast to No. 1' - Posted June 6, 2012
It was one year ago today that Scott Pelley anchored his first "CBS Evening News." The Pelley era has seen some ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 28 - Posted June 5, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week of May 28 with a +925,000 viewer lead on ABC "World News with Diane Sawyer." Compared to ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 21 & May Sweeps - Posted May 30, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week of May 21 -- its 183rd straight week at #1 -- as well as May sweeps, while #2 ABC "World News with Diane ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 14 - Posted May 22, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" maintained the top spot for the week of May 14, but "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" continues to keep t... [TVNewser]

CBS, NBC Lead the Way in NABJ Nominations - Posted May 17, 2012
The NABJ has announced the finalists for the 2012 Salute to Excellence Awards. CBS News leads the way this year, notching 12 nominations, including four for "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." NBC News is right on CBS' heels with 10 nominat... [TVNewser]

David Letterman Asks Brian Williams About Scott Pelley and Diane Sawyer - Posted May 16, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams made one of his regular pilgrimages to the Ed Sullivan Theater to appear on CBS' "The Late Show with David Letterman." Williams is a regular on the late night comedy circuit, appearing with frequency on Letterman, "The Daily Show" and "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of May 7 - Posted May 15, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the top evening news program in both total viewers and the younger demo last week, but only "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [FishbowlNY]

Networks to Carry President Obama's Address From Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
President Obama will address the nation from Afghanistan at 7:30pmET tonight.The broadcast, cable and business networks are all planning to carry the remarks, expected to run about 10 minutes. Brian Williams will ancho... [TVNewser]

Cable Networks Cover President Obama's Surprise Trip to Afghanistan - Posted May 1, 2012
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Evening News Ratings: Week of April 23 - Posted May 1, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was on top again for the week of April 23, drawing 885,000 more viewers than second-place "ABC World News with Diane Sa... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 16 - Posted April 24, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" maintained a wide lead in the evenings, last week drawing 1.2 million more viewers than #2 "World News with Diane Sawye... [TVNewser]

Guess What Sport the 'CBS Evening News' Is Covering Tonight - Posted April 23, 2012
CBS News sent over the photo to the right promoting a story to air on the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" tonight. What sport is it? Here's a clue: it combines a physical sport with a mental game. Yup, it's "Chess Boxing," an apparently r... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 9 - Posted April 17, 2012
All three evening newscasts saw week-to-week gains, but, once again, only the "CBS Evening News" increased its viewership compared to the same week last year. While the ... [TVNewser]

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]

ABC, CNN Take Home SPJ Awards - Posted April 10, 2012
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the winners of the Sigma Delta Chi awards. ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" wins the Breaking News award for ABC's coverage of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. ABC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

ABC, CNN Take Home SPJ Awards - Posted April 10, 2012
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the winners of the Sigma Delta Chi awards. ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" wins the Breaking News award for ABC's coverage of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. ABC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of April 2 - Posted April 10, 2012
The rankings for the three network evening newscasts remain the same, but only "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" is seeing year-over-year growth. Compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Clarissa Ward: Winning Peabody Is 'The Achievement of a Lifetime' - Posted April 4, 2012
CBS News correspondent Clarissa Ward was in a refugee camp on the Syria-Turkey border today when she found out she won a ... [TVNewser]

Joe Biden Set for Sunday's 'Face the Nation' - Posted March 29, 2012
On Sunday, CBS will air its first ever one hour broadcast of "Face the Nation" with host Bob Schieffer. And who better to kick off their first full hour than potential gaffe machine Veep Joe Biden? Schieffer, CBS News... [FishbowlDC]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 19 & Q1 2012 - Posted March 27, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week and the first quarter of 2012 and holds a 1.1 million Total Viewer season-to-date lead on #2 "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 12 - Posted March 20, 2012
The switch to Daylight Saving Time caused a drop in evening news viewership last week. The 6:30-7p Households using television (HUT) level was down -7% week-to-week, while People Using Television (PUT) levels among Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers were both down -8%. "NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Heading to Illinois, Scott Pelley Lauded For His 'Old School' Leadership On The 'CBS Evening News' - Posted March 19, 2012
Tomorrow "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will be broadcasting live from Illinois, covering that state's GOP primary. For Pelley, it is anothe... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of March 5 - Posted March 13, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" holds a 1.3 million viewer lead on "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" which has a 1.2 million viewer lead ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 27 & Sweeps - Posted March 6, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" remains far outfront, but the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" continues to be the horse to watch. "Ev... [TVNewser]

Networks Slate Special Coverage of Super Tuesday - Posted March 5, 2012
Voters in 10 states head to the polls tomorrow to weigh in on the next GOP Presidential candidate. Here's the plan for Super Tuesday coverage on the broadcast and cable news and business networks. The broadcast networks: "Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: White, Raddatz, King - Posted March 5, 2012
TVNewser hears that Mark White, who had been EP of Bloomberg TV's morning programs, has left the company. White joined Bloomberg in 2009. No replacement has been named. ABC News chief foreign correspondent ... [TVNewser]

James Brown On His CBS News Role: 'I would like to think there will be no limits' - Posted March 2, 2012
CBS Sports anchor James Brown is no stranger to television news. He has filled in on "The Early Show," and his 2009 interview with ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Toasts One Year Of New Leadership Under Jeff Fager and David Rhodes - Posted February 25, 2012
On Wednesday, CBS News celebrated the one year anniversary of its new leadership under chairman Jeff Fager and president David Rhodes. CBS brought in a giant cake and plenty of champagne for staff to enjoy, with satellite offices calling into the newsroom to hear the speeches. "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [FishbowlLA]

Evening News Ratings: Week of February 13 - Posted February 22, 2012
For the first time since 2006, "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" came in second place in the A25-54 demographic last week, besting "ABC World News with Diane... [TVNewser]

Peter Bart Praises CBS News For 'Hard News' Edge - Posted February 21, 2012
Former Variety editor (and now editorial director) Peter Bart wrote a column in the Hollywood trade newspaper focusing on how informed the electorate is, and how TV news plays into what is popular versus ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Marks 50th Anniversary of Jackie Kennedy's Televised White House Tour - Posted February 16, 2012
This week marks the 50th anniversary of Jackie Kennedy's famous televised tour of a newly-restored White House, which was broadcast on three networks and drew 50 million viewers. The broadcast was produced by CBS producer Perry Wolff, who is now 90 years old. Scott Pelley caught up with Wolff last night... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 30 - Posted February 7, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" held a 1.3 million Total Viewer lead on #2 "World News with Diane Sawyer" last week in the evening news ra... [TVNewser]

Networks Call Florida for Mitt Romney at 8pm Sharp - Posted January 31, 2012
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Networks Call Florida for Mitt Romney at 8pm Sharp - Posted January 31, 2012
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Networks Call Florida for Mitt Romney at 8pm Sharp - Posted January 31, 2012
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Evening News Ratings: Week of January 23 - Posted January 31, 2012
"The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," now in its eighth month, continues to add viewers: +6% compared to the same week last year w... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage as Voters Head to the Polls in Florida - Posted January 31, 2012
Primary season continues as voters head to the polls in Florida today, and the broadcast and cable networks have scheduled special coverage for the election results tonight. CNN's coverage, hosted by Wolf Blitzer, ... [TVNewser]

Rotten Fish Food - Posted January 26, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Very Gross Things we Think you Ought to Know...)                     Today's Edition of Fish Food takes a look at some of the grosser parts of the news. Don't say we did... [FishbowlDC]

Which Newsers Made the Guest List at Presidential Lunch? - Posted January 25, 2012
HuffPo's Michael Calderone has the guest list from Tuesday's State of the Union luncheon, which has become an annual gathering of journalists ahead of the president's address. Shepard Smith, who anchored FOX coverage, was there. Smith wasn't alone enjoying lunch. The... [TVNewser]

Broadcast, Cable Networks Plan State of the Union Coverage - Posted January 24, 2012
All four major broadcast networks, along with the cable news channels and the business networks, are planning special coverage for President Obama's third State of the Union address. The broadcast networks will kick off special coverage beginning at 9pmET -- anchored by ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 16 - Posted January 24, 2012
"The CBS Evening News," 7 months into Scott Pelley's run as anchor, is in its closest competitive position with ABC... [TVNewser]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

As South Carolina Polls Close, FNC, NBC Declare Newt Gingrich Winner; CNN Waits - Posted January 21, 2012
At 7pmET as the polls in South Carolina closed, Fox News and MSNBC returned from a commercial break and made the call that Newt Gingrich had won the primary there. On CNN, no call was made despite exit polls showing Gingrich in the lead. "We want ... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 9 - Posted January 18, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" had a nearly 1 million Total Viewer lead last week on #2 "World News with Diane Sawyer," which had more th... [TVNewser]

A Few More Minutes with Andy Rooney - Posted January 12, 2012
Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney's four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News essayist, who died Nove... [TVNewser]

Networks Lead Off Primetime with Romney Win in New Hampshire - Posted January 10, 2012
Unlike Iowa, there will be no 2:30am election calls. All the networks called New Hampshire for Mitt Romney at 8pmET, when the polls closed. Brian Williams and Scott Pelley, in New Hampshire for NBC and CBS, anchored special reports. As did ... [TVNewser]

Tim Tebow Powers '60 Minutes' to #5 for the Week - Posted January 10, 2012
Sunday's "60 Minutes" was the 5th most-watched primetime program for the week, drawing more than 18 million viewers. The newsmagazine also put up its best ratings in the key demos in over three years: a 5.9 rating in A25-54 and a 4.8 in A18-49, best since November 16, 2008 when ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of January 2 - Posted January 10, 2012
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the first week of 2012. But the broadcast lost a million viewers compared to the same week last year but held a million viewer lead over "World News with ... [TVNewser]

In Search Of Unique Identities, Evening Newscasts Break The Mold - Posted January 9, 2012
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CBS Kicks Off 'CBS This Morning' - Posted January 9, 2012
CBS this morning debuted its new morning news program, "CBS This Morning." After a brief introduction from Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill, previewing the days stories. The first segment was the "Eye Opener," a slickly-produced 90-second look a... [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]

Broadcast Networks Gear Up For Iowa Caucus - Posted January 1, 2012
It's officially a new year, and although this political cycle may feel like it has gone on forever already, Tuesday marks the official kickoff to the 2012 presidential election. As we ... [TVNewser]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [morningmedianewsfeed]

10 Moments That Hooked Us in 2011 - Posted December 31, 2011
The year 2011 was the year the 7-second TV delay failed miserably, that members of Congress behaved badly and Weiner headlines became something of an art form. Today we've pooled our wisdom into ano... [FishbowlNY]

The Death of the Foreign Correspondent? Not So Much - Posted December 30, 2011
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NBC News, '60 Minutes,' Al Jazeera English Win duPont Awards - Posted December 21, 2011
CBS News, NBC News and, for the first time, Al Jazeera English, have just been announced as winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards. CBS News "60 Minutes" will be honored for Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan... [TVNewser]

WFAA, WSB, WTVF Honored with duPont Awards - Posted December 21, 2011
The duPont jury has announced 14 winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, including four local news stations. WFAA-TV in Dallas/Ft. Worth will be honored for a series of investigative reports about corrupt practices at local trade school, WSB-TV in Atlanta has won a duPont for its investigative series about... [TVSpy]

'60 Minutes' #2 Show For The Week - Posted December 20, 2011
Helped along by a strong NFL lead-in from the Patriots-Broncos game, CBS' "60 Minutes" was the second most-watched show on television last week. The program drew 18.47 million total viewers and finished in the top 10 for the sixth straight week. The show featured ... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 12 - Posted December 20, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" makes it 165 weeks in a row at #1, topping #2 "World News with Diane Sawyer" by nearly one million viewers... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of December 5 - Posted December 13, 2011
As usual, "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" was the top network evening newscast for the week of December 5. The program drew 1.35 million more viewers than its nearest competitor "ABC World News with ... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 14 - Posted November 22, 2011
The "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" may still be running third in the evening news race, but five months after Pelley ... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS Offer Special Reports on Obama Supercommittee Statement - Posted November 21, 2011
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ABC, CBS Offer Special Reports on Obama Supercommittee Statement - Posted November 21, 2011
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ABC, CBS Offer Special Reports on Obama Supercommittee Statement - Posted November 21, 2011
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Scott Pelley, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and More Turn Out to Remember Lane Venardos - Posted November 17, 2011
Longtime CBS News executive Lane Venardos was fondly remembered Wednesday in a moving service at the Paley Center in New York City. Venardos who d... [TVNewser]

Despite Scott Pelley's On-Air Promise, Conclusion of Republican Debate Didn't Air in South Carolina - Posted November 15, 2011
Wrapping up the first hour of the CBS News-National Journal Republican presidential debate on Saturday, CBS moderator Scott Pelley told viewers that most stations would switch to regularly scheduled programming wh... [TVSpy]

Here's the News on the New CBS Morning News - Posted November 15, 2011
Alex is over at the CBS Broadcast Center on W 57th St. for a news conference on the new morning show. He'll have a complete write-up later, but here's the news from Alex via @TVNewser so far. [CBS News Chairman Jeff] Fager says the morning show will go on... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of November 7 - Posted November 15, 2011
As happens this time of year, with the return to standard time, the three evening newscasts saw a boost in viewership week-to-week. #1 "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" added 712,000 compared to the week prior. #2 ABC's "Wor... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley and Major Garrett in Final Preps for Tonight's GOP Debate; The Candidates Too - Posted November 12, 2011
The first broadcast network TV primary debate of the 2012 election cycle will be held tonight in South Carolina. The debate on CBS will be moderated by "Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley and former Fox News White House correspondent ... [AllTwitter]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 31 - Posted November 8, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" continues its lead as the #1 evening newscast. #2 "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer" cut the gaps with "Nighty" among both Total Viewers (-29%) and A25-54 viewers (-2%) compared to the ... [TVNewser]

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

CBS News Remembers Andy Rooney: 'The Oracle of West 57th St... Apparently, God needed a writer' - Posted November 5, 2011
Words of condolence following the passing of Andy Rooney, from his CBS colleagues. Leslie Moon... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 24 - Posted November 1, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the week with a 1+ million Total Viewer lead over #2 ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer." It was NBC... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley's West Coast Station Visits - Posted October 29, 2011
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley rounded out the week in New York after a whirlwind tour of West Coast stations earlier in the week. At KCBS in Los Angeles on Monday, Pelley did radio interviews, and was interviewed by KCBS 5PM anchors ... [TVNewser]

CBS To Broadcast GOP Primary Debate November 12 - Posted October 25, 2011
CBS News and the National Journal will broadcast a GOP primary debate in primetime on Saturday, November 12. The move makes CBS the first broadcast network to televise a primary debate in this election cycle. ABC News had been slated to host the first broadcast debate in December. Focusing primarily on national... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 17 - Posted October 25, 2011
Another week of growth for all three evening newscast, in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. And that growth could continue as the days get shorter and the U.S. returns to Standard Time Nov. 5. The three newscasts had a combined average of 22,010,000 viewers last week, the first time... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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Network Special Reports as President Obama Announces Complete Troop Withdrawal From Iraq - Posted October 21, 2011
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How the Evening Newscasts Reported the Death of Muammar Gaddafi - Posted October 21, 2011
The three U.S. evening newscasts spent a combined 32 minutes and 45 seconds on the killing of Muammar Gaddafi on their newscasts Thursday evening, extending their first blocks beyond the 10-minute mark. [caption id="attachment_93994" align="alignright" width="300" caption="A Libyan news anchor smiles while reporting the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death, as shown on... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of October 10 - Posted October 18, 2011
As he prepares for his primetime debut, Brian Williams's evening newscast remains locked in first place. "NBC Nightly News" was also up +3% in Total Viewers compared to the ... [TVNewser]

Watch Bill Weir's Pitch to Interview Steve Jobs - Posted October 6, 2011
ABC's Diane Sawyer had just arrived home when she got the call that Steve Jobs had passed. It was just after 7:30pmET. She made a U-turn, jumped in a cab and went back to ABC News headquarters where she broadcast special editions of "World News" in the Western time zones. CBS's... [TVNewser]

San Francisco Stations Report on Death of Steve Jobs - Posted October 6, 2011
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Networks to Carry Pres. Obama News Conference - Posted October 6, 2011
The White House has announced Pres. Obama will hold a news conference at 11amET. Obama's most recent news conference was July 15, during a week in which he had two press availabilities. NBC News will provide a special r... [TVNewser]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Jobs Dies: Network and Cable News Coverage - Posted October 5, 2011
The news of Steve Jobs' death broke around 7:35pmET. ... [TVNewser]

Martha Raddatz Reports from Afghanistan - Posted October 2, 2011
ABC's Martha Raddatz will be reporting from Afghanistan this week. Tomorrow she interviews the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan Gen. John Allen, who replaced Gen. David Petraeus in July. Raddatz has made more than two dozen trips to the region, ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Heading to Afghanistan - Posted September 29, 2011
10 years after the U.S. first launched an attack on the country to overthrow the Taliban and weed out extremists, Afghanistan is still a major story. On Monday October 3 and Tuesday October 4, "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will be b... [TVNewser]

How the Evening Newscasts Reported Andy Rooney's '60 Minutes' Sign-off - Posted September 27, 2011
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How the Evening Newscasts Reported Andy Rooney's '60 Minutes' Sign-off - Posted September 27, 2011
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Evening News Ratings: Week of September 19 - Posted September 27, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" begins the 2011-12 season where it left off last season: in first place. But #3 "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley... [TVNewser]

Baltimore's WJZ Forced to Re-Air 'CBS Evening News' at 11 p.m. After Equipment Failure - Posted September 21, 2011
A failure of the main production switcher at CBS owned-and-operated WJZ in Baltimore last night forced the station to partially re-air "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" in... [TVSpy]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Broadcast Networks Cover 10th Anniversary of 9/11/01 - Posted September 10, 2011
The broadcast networks will all devote significant portions of tomorrow to special coverage marking the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. The evening news anchors -- Brian Williams for NBC, ... [FishbowlNY]

Cable, Broadcast, Business Networks Plan For Obama's Joint Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2011
The broadcast networks will all lead in to tonight's 7 p.m. presidential address with their normal nightly newscasts. All three networks will offer post-game analysis -- anchored by George Stephanopoulos... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cable, Broadcast, Business Networks Plan For Obama's Joint Address to Congress - Posted September 8, 2011
The broadcast networks will all lead in to tonight's 7 p.m. presidential address with their normal nightly newscasts. All three networks will offer post-game analysis -- anchored by George Stephanopoulos... [FishbowlNY]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 29 - Posted September 7, 2011
Following a week of breaking news, from Hurricane Irene and an east coast earthquake to the fall of Tripoli, the network evening newscasts fell back to earth a bit the week of August 29-September 2. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of Aug. 22 - Posted August 30, 2011
The toppling of Tripoli, an earthquake in Virginia and Irene's march up the East Coast meant a big week for the network evening newscasts. The three shows drew a combined average of 22.56 million Total Viewers. And considering the same week last year -- August 23, 2010 -- saw an ... [TVNewser]

Gov. Christie: No Regrets About Going on National TV before Local Radio - Posted August 28, 2011
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Broadcasters Plan Special and Extended Newscasts ahead of Hurricane Irene - Posted August 26, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" is going to expand to an hour tonight. As we mentioned earlier, Brian Williams will anchor from the Jersey Shore, which is under a mandatory evacuation as Hurricane Irene approaches. NBC News has the resources of the Weather Channel, and is planning to use Bryan Norcross and ... [TVNewser]

Double Vision: Seismologist Appears On NBC and CBS Evening Newscasts at Same Time - Posted August 24, 2011
Following the extremely unusual east coast earthquake yesterday, ne... [TVNewser]

DC Stations Report on Virginia Earthquake - Posted August 23, 2011
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Evening News Ratings: Week of August 15 - Posted August 23, 2011
"NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" wins the evening news race again last week, but ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" closes the gap and wi... [TVNewser]

CBS News Schedules 6 Hours of Special Coverage on 9/11 Anniversary - Posted August 19, 2011
On Sunday, September 11, Scott Pelley will anchor CBS News coverage of the national memorial ceremonies for the 9/11 attacks from Ground Zero. "Face the Nation" will originate from Ground Zero immediately following the conclusion of sche... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of August 8 - Posted August 16, 2011
Another up week for the three network evening newscasts. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" -- #1 now for 100 consecutive weeks -- is up the most in Total Viewers, +8% compared to the same week last year; #3 the "CBS Evening ... [TVNewser]

CBS Launches New Ad Campaign, Branding Itself the Network of 'Original Reporting' - Posted August 11, 2011
CBS News debuted a new promo on the "Early Show" this morning, and it will surely irk the competition at ABC and NBC. The 30-second spot poses the question: "What is original reporting?" and features short clips of the CBS news team -- including "Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley and chief White... [TVNewser]

ABC, CBS, NBC Back on the Air With Closing Bell Special Reports - Posted August 10, 2011
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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]

CNN's Anderson Cooper to Anchor First 8 PM Show From Africa, Report on Famine - Posted August 8, 2011
CNN's Anderson Cooper moves his nightly news program to 8 PM ET tonight. Over the weekend Cooper, along with Sanjay Gupta, traveled to Africa to report on... [TVNewser]

CBS Sends Scott Pelley, Erica Hill to Africa - Posted August 8, 2011
While most of the U.S.-based news organizations to place their focus on the economy, CBS News is ensuring that time is being spent covering a crisis that is resulting unspeakable death and tragedy. This evening Scott Pelley will anchor ... [TVNewser]

Networks Air Special Reports to Report Dow Plunge - Posted August 4, 2011
Just after 4 PM, when the markets closed, the big three broadcast networks all broke into regular programming to air brief special reports on the loss of more than 500 points by the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Brian Williams anchored for NBC, Scott Pelley anchored for CBS and ... [TVNewser]

Networks to Carry Obama Statement on Debt Ceiling - Posted August 2, 2011
At approximately 12:15 PM ET (Update: the address has been pushed back until after the Senate vote), President Obama will make a statement from the Rose Garden regarding the passage of the debt ceiling bill. The broadcast networks are planning special reports to cover the address. Brian Williams will anchor for NBC... [TVNewser]

Speaker Boehner to be Interviewed by Scott Pelley for the 'CBS Evening News' - Posted August 1, 2011
House Speaker John Boehner will be interviewed by Scott Pelley today, his "only TV interview" since negotiating the debt ceiling deal, the network says. The interview will air on tonight's "CBS Evening News." Pelley will also hold a joint discussion on the deal with House Democrats and Republicans. Upd... [TVNewser]

'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley,' 'The Early Show' Going to Washington DC For Debt Coverage - Posted July 29, 2011
•With the debt-ceiling deadline slated for early next week, CBS is taking its two signature daily newscasts to Washington. The "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" will originate from DC Monday, August 1, while Erica Hill will co-anchor :"The Early Show" from the city.... [TVNewser]

Network Special Reports for Lift-off of Shuttle Atlantis -- the Final Mission - Posted July 8, 2011
Shuttle Atlantis and its four-person crew -- the smallest since 1983 -- lifted off from Kennedy Space Center this morning just a couple minutes behind schedule. CBS News sent "Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley to Cape Canaveral for cover... [TVNewser]

Networks, Cablers Plan Coverage of the Final Launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program - Posted July 7, 2011
Tomorrow at 11:25 AM ET, the Space Shuttle Atlantis is scheduled to launch, the final launch of NASA's Space Shuttle Program, which first sent craft into orbit in 1981. There is a strong chance that weather could delay the launch, but that isn't stopping the broadcast networks and cable news organizations... [TVNewser]

CBS Inks Deal with IBEW, and Could 'The Early Show' in 3D Be Coming to a TV Near You? - Posted July 5, 2011
Good news CBS News viewers: the anchors will be looking good through at least 2014. CBS and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have reached a new deal covering some 2,800 electricians that work on CBS News programs, CBS Sports events and other shows. B&C's John Eggerton... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS Inks Deal with IBEW, and Could 'The Early Show' in 3D Be Coming to a TV Near You? - Posted July 5, 2011
Good news CBS News viewers: the anchors will be looking good through at least 2014. CBS and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have reached a new deal covering some 2,800 electricians that work on CBS News programs, CBS Sports events and other shows. B&C's John Eggerton... [FishbowlNY]

Scott Pelley Takes 'CBS Evening News' to Washington - Posted June 22, 2011
•Since his debut just a few weeks ago, "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley has anchored every newscast from the CBS Broadcast Center on the west side of Manhattan. That will change this evening when Pelley heads to Washington DC, where he will anchor the evening newscast as well as... [TVNewser]

Nets Planning Special Reports for Obama Afghanistan Address - Posted June 21, 2011
Pres. Obama is going to talk about the situation in Afghanistan and announce a U.S. troop reduction there, in an address from the White House Wednesday night. ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC are clearing their schedules for the address at 8pmET. For ABC and NBC it means interrupting reruns. NBC will... [TVNewser]

Evening News Ratings: Week of June 6 - Posted June 14, 2011
For someone who's never anchored a newscast, Scott Pelley had about 5.7 million people watching him each night last week on the "CBS Evening News." Pelley's debut week on the broadcast brought Total Viewer and A25-54 viewer growth, both ... [TVNewser]

New Signage in 'CBS Evening News' Offices - Posted June 12, 2011
Visitors to the offices of the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" will see some new signage on the walls. You might not even realize that there is a new anchor steering the ship. ... [TVNewser]

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]

'60 Minutes' EP Jeff Fager to Lance Armstrong lawyers: Story is 'truthful, accurate and fair' - Posted June 1, 2011
Jeff Fager, the chairman of CBS News and executive producer of "60 Minutes" has responded to Lance Armstrong's lawyers who are demanding an on-air apology for Scott Pelley... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'I've never anchored a television broadcast -- ever -- in my career' - Posted May 21, 2011
In this season of ... [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]

Patricia Shevlin named EP of the 'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley' - Posted May 11, 2011
A day after Rick Kaplan announced he was leaving the broadcast, CBS News veteran Patricia ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patricia Shevlin named EP of the 'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley' - Posted May 11, 2011
A day after Rick Kaplan announced he was leaving the broadcast, CBS News veteran Patricia ... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News wins SPJ Award for Chilean Miner Rescue; Scott Pelley Takes Home Two - Posted May 10, 2011
The Society of Professional Journalists announced the annual Sigma Delta Chi award winners for newspapers, magazines, TV and radio. "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams" ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Doesn't Mess with Texas - Posted May 5, 2011
Texas native and soon-to-be anchor of the CBS Evening News, Scott Pelley has returned home. He'll be the Master of Ceremonies tonight at at event for the MD Anderson Cancer Center which will be held at the home of the Houston Astros, Minute Maid Park. CBS affiliate KHOU will... [TVNewser]

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]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

LA Weekly Corrects Its Lara Logan Correction - Posted April 29, 2011
On March 14th, LA Weekly's Simone Wilson corrected a previous February 15th report on the attack in ... [GalleyCat]

Lara Logan Breaks Silence - Posted April 28, 2011
In her first TV interview since her sexual assault and beating, CBS's Lara Logan said she feared dying a "torturous death" in Egypt's Tahrir Sqaure. The interview will air Sunday at 7 p.m. ET o... [PRNewser]

Lara Logan Breaks Silence - Posted April 28, 2011
In her first TV interview since her sexual assault and beating, CBS's Lara Logan said she feared dying a "torturous death" in Egypt's Tahrir Sqaure. The interview will air Sunday at 7 p.m. ET o... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Ben Bernanke Holds First-Ever News Conference - Posted April 27, 2011
It is rare to hear from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, unless it's when he's called to Capitol Hill to testify. (There was also the Scott Pelley profile on "60 Minutes" two years ago.) But with the U.S. economy sputtering along, growing concern about the national debt and what the Federal... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

Outpouring of Support Following Scott Pelley Reports - Posted March 30, 2011
"60 Minutes" viewers have opened up their wallets following two recent stories by correspondent Scott Pelley. Since his story Sunday featuring Elissa Mont... [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]

'60 Minutes' in Top 10; Homeless school kids story generates donations from around the world - Posted March 8, 2011
Homeless school kids, polar bears and Christopher Hitchens. That combination of stories put "60 Minutes" in the top 10 again this week. The show drew 12.24 million total viewers Sunday night, winning its time period and finishing as the 8th most-watched s... [TVNewser]

Lara Logan Returns to '60 Minutes' - Posted February 20, 2011
CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan returned to "60 Minutes" tonight, if only in the show's open. Logan was released from a Washington hospital last Wednesday after it was revealed a day earlier that she'd been ... [GalleyCat]

Lara Logan Returns to '60 Minutes' - Posted February 20, 2011
CBS News chief foreign correspondent Lara Logan returned to "60 Minutes" tonight, if only in the show's open. Logan was released from a Washington hospital last Wednesday after it was revealed a day earlier that she'd been ... [TVNewser]

And the 2011 duPont Awards go to... - Posted December 22, 2010
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism announced the winners of the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards today. Among the 13 winners of a silver baton were ABC News, BBC America, CBS News, and PBS. ... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' #3 Show for the Week - Posted December 14, 2010
Thanks to a huge football lead-in -- in fact the highest rated broadcast of the NFL season, CBS' "60 Minutes" was the third most-watched primetime show on TV last week. 17.59 million viewers watched a weepy Rep. ... [TVNewser]

Jerry Jones Profiled On 60 Minutes This Sunday - Posted December 9, 2010
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones comes clean about his team's poor performance in a 60 Minutes ... [SportsNewser]

'60 Minutes,' with Help from Football, Draws Largest Audience in 10 months - Posted October 27, 2010
"60 Minutes" saw its best ratings in 10 months last week, which put the show in the top ten for the third time in five weeks. The CBS news program had 15.79 million viewers on Sunday, its largest audience since Dec. 12, 2009, to rank #6 for the week. Sunday's show... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Producer Heads to 'Dateline NBC' - Posted August 17, 2010
"60 Minutes" producer Solly Granatstein is departing the CBS News flagship program for "Dateline NBC" this fall, TVNewser has learned, where he will be an investigative producer. Granatstein, who mostly works in investigative, international, an... [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]

Investigation Discovery Adds NBC's Dan Abrams to Lineup - Posted June 28, 2010
Discovery Communications' Investigation Discovery channel continues to add well-known television news personalities to its lineup. The latest addition is NBC legal analyst Dan Abrams, who will host 'Chasing Justice with Dan Abrams.' The series will feature re-purposed content from... [TVNewser]

2010 Gerald Loeb Finalists Announced - Posted May 25, 2010
UCLA's Anderson School of Management announced the honorees for its 2010 Gerald Loeb awards for "journalists who make significant contributions to the understanding of business, finance and the economy." Here are the finalists for the television category: B... [TVNewser]

Fox News' Shep Smith Rails Against BP, Oil Rig Survivor on '60 Minutes' - Posted May 17, 2010
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"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]

'60 Minutes' Again in TV's Top 10 - Posted January 20, 2010
•Boosted by a NY Jets-San Diego Chargers lead-in, CBS' "60 Minutes" drew 15.78 million viewers and ranked #9 in all of TV last week. The episode featured Byron Pitts' reporting from Haiti, Scott Pelley's segment on Samoan football players, and ... [TVNewser]

CBS Takes Home Four Business/Financial News Emmy Awards - Posted December 8, 2009
With Monday's announcement of the winners of the Business and Financial Emmy Awards, at which CBS News won four of the eight awards, CBS News & Sports president Sean McManus sent a note to staff congratulating them on the wins. "In fact," writes McManus, "CBS was the only network news o... [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]

'60' Finishes 7th Again - Posted October 20, 2009
For the second week in a row, CBS' "60 Minutes" was one of the Top 10 television programs for the week. "60," which got some help from a Jets-Bills overtime lead-in on the east coast, drew 14.3M Total Viewers and was the 7th most watched show last week. On the program,... [TVNewser]

"60" Finishes 7th For the Week - Posted October 13, 2009
Sunday's "60 Minutes," with an assist from the Patriots-Broncos overtime game, was the seventh most-watched show on TV last week. "60" drew 14.54 million Total Viewers winning its timeslot in all key demos with a 4.4/11 in A25-54 and a 3.5/09 ... [TVNewser]

CBS Correspondents Share Afghanistan Stories - Posted October 8, 2009
Last night on "Evening News," CBS correspondents and producers shared moving stories of covering the war in Afghanistan. Lara Logan, Byron Pitts, Scott Pelley, and David Martin... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.08.09 - Posted October 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. Happy (one-day-belated) 13th birthday to Fox News ... [FishbowlDC]

How a Functionally Illiterate Kid can Grow Up to be a '60 Minutes' Correspondent - Posted September 29, 2009
Look for Byron Pitts to be "60 Minutes'" next full-time correspondent. "I fully expect to be full time in the next year or so," says Pitts, a "60" contributor since January 2008 and CBS's chief national correspondent. He joined the network in 1998. Pitts would be only the second Africa... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Honored With Two Gerald Loeb Awards - Posted July 3, 2009
60 Minutes was honored with two Gerald Loeb Awards at a New York ceremony earlier this week. The program won both of the Loeb television prizes: • The Television Breaking News award was given... [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]

Chevron Asks: Would You Believe This Man If He Appeared On Your Local News? - Posted May 11, 2009
The oil giant is hoping the answer to that question is yes, as th... [PRNewser]

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]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Giffords, Pelley, B-Cast... - Posted March 12, 2009
> For the first time in more than 15 years, Kathie Lee Gifford will be joined by her husband, Frank Gifford, to host a morning show. Frank fills in for Hoda Kotb (who's back Monday) tomorrow for the 10am hour of the Today show. ... [TVNewser]

Jobs, Peace, Wine Put "60" In the Top 10 - Posted January 27, 2009
Without the benefit of an NFL lead-in, "60 Minutes" cracked the top 10 prime time shows for the week. Sunday's broadcast drew 14.21M Total Viewers ranking eighth for the week. Sunday's show featured Scott Pelley's report from an Ohio town losing 9,000+ jobs due to the closure of DHL, Bob Simon's story... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Goes HD With Nominees - Posted September 17, 2008
On the 40th anniversary broadcast of 60 Minutes this Sunday, the program is moving to HD, for all field and studio cameras, becoming the first newsmagazine to broadcast entirely in the format. And to mark the occasion, the program will be entirely devoted to interviews with the presidential candidates. Steve Kroft interviews Sen.... [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]

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