TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Couric Anchors “First Ever Evening Newscast in Prime Time”

couric_1-28.jpgKatie Couric anchored the prime time edition of the CBS Evening News tonight at 8pmET, and we twittered the broadcast.

“Welcome to network television’s first ever evening newscast in prime time,” began Couric.

Chip Reid and Anthony Mason were featured in the first block, followed by a lengthy “Katie Couric Investigates” regarding “domestic violence inside the military.”

“I’ll see you tomorrow at our regular time,” said Couric at the end of the broadcast. “Good night.”

It faced some tough competition on the rest of the networks — American Idol on FOX, Lost on ABC and Knight Rider on NBC (well, two out of three).

Mediabistro Course

Reel Reporting: Create Your Reel

Mediabistro Presents: ReelReporting Create Your ReelA good TV reporter won't go far without a standout Demo Reel! Starting November 13, MediabistroEDU and Reel Reporting offer a three-day series for students interested in hosting and news reporting. In this Los Angeles based course, students will learn from and work side-by-side TV agents and On-Air talent to better understand the hiring process and shoot their best reel yet. Register now!