With John Roberts in London, Maurice Dubois was tapped to anchor the Saturday edition of the CBS Evening News. Roberts led part of the program from the U.K., then tossed to Dubois for the rest of the news.
An e-mailer says: “Interesting that CBS is going to their NY affiliate to get a fill-in anchor for the news Saturday. With the search continuing for a replacement for Rather, wouldn’t the focus be on getting some in-house people an on-air audition?” Perhaps Dubois is getting a network tryout: He substituted on ‘Today’ when he was an anchor at WNBC…
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