It’s a good morning, Washington, even with the Dupont 5 closing. In honor of Mary J. Blige’s birthday, please have a drama-free day. And Playbook reminds us that it’s Mark Halperin’s birthday today. Which means that Ana Marie Cox has a prank planned. Those crazy Time.com’ers…
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primary, ‘Meet the Press with Tim Russert’ was the No. 1 Sunday morning public affairs program, winning on Sunday, January 6, 2008 in all categories.”
The “CBS Evening News” investment in politics — including substantial airtime, new correspondents, sharp embeds and an evident passion for the topic by anchor Katie Couric — is paying off.
On Jan. 8, the night of the New Hampshire primary, Katie’s live broadcast from Manchester beat the “NBC Nightly News” in the 25-54 demo in New York, San Francisco, Atlanta and Houston, per CBS.
And the “CBS Evening News” was the Des Moines ratings leader in the November sweeps among households, views and the demo, per CBS.
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