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Martha Teichner Revisits History with 37-Year-Old Report

Martha Teichner’s first report for CBS News was back on Nov. 8, 1977 with legendary newser Walter Cronkite sitting at the anchor desk. Teichner interviewed survivors of a collapsed damn which killed 38 people at a religious college in Georgia.

It all came full circle 37 years later when Teichner visited The Library of Congress’ National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, the world’s largest collection of moving images, while reporting a piece for this week’s “CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood.” Check out what she found…

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‘Sunday Morning’ Dishes

Sunday MorningTomorrow is the annual Eat, Drink and Be Merry edition of “CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood.” From the evolution of Spam to the mechanics behind menus, the food-themed show arrives just in time for Thanksgiving week. In the ratings department, so far this season “Sunday Morning” is up +3% in viewers compared to last year. Last Sunday, the show drew 6 million viewers, making it the #1 Sunday morning program.

Charles Osgood Has the Most Awesome Parlor in all of Manhattan

Charles Osgood, anchor “CBS Sunday Morning” and “The Osgood File” hosted an intimate Westwood One client event at his home in New York City last night. “The Osgood File” is distributed by Westwood One. Osgood tinkled the ivories of his stunning Steinway in his splendid oak paneled library filled with many leather-bound books. Then they all went out to eat at the Red Lobster. We kid. They actually went somewhere much more grand: Olive Garden.

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‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Has Best Season in More Than 25 Years

charles osgood cbs sunday morning“CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood” just finished another record year.

The venerable 90-minute news and information program averaged 5.79 million viewers — even besting the No. 1 weekday show ABC’s “Good Morning America.”

“Sunday Morning” was up +6% in total viewers compared to the 2012-2013 season, and had its biggest audience since the advent of people meters in the 1987-1988 TV season. The show was on par with last season’s A25-54 rating, which was the best delivery since 2009-2010.

The Weekend Ticker: Sunday Ratings, Fault Lines, Cyber Wargames

  • “CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood” averaged 5.3 million viewers last Sunday, up +16% from the same day last year, besting the weekday morning shows. Season-to-date, “Sunday Morning” is up +6% in viewers vs. last year, averaging 5.81 million.

  • Tonight at 7pmET, Al Jazeera America’s Fault Lines program presents “Ferguson: City Under Siege.” Investigative journalist Sebastian Walker travels to the St. Louis suburb to witness the protests and police reaction, and asks wider question: Why Michael Brown was shot?

  • Neil Cavuto hosts the FBN special report “Cyber Wargame,” Monday at 8pmET. The one-hour special gives a behind-the-scenes look at the U.S. cyber defense training program featuring interviews with top cyber professionals from the NSA and the Department of Defense.

Jane Pauley Returns to Morning News

PauleyClintonJane Pauley is returning to morning TV.

TVNewser has learned the longtime “Today” show host will be filling in for Gayle King on “CBS This Morning” the week of August 11. Pauley will also fill in for Charles Osgood on “Sunday Morning” on August 10. Pauley signed on with CBS News as a contributor to “Sunday Morning” in April.

She was co-anchor of the “Today” show for 13 years, from 1976-1989, and remained with NBC News for several years anchoring “Dateline” and contributing to “Today.”

Best Q1 Since 1994 For ‘CBS Sunday Morning’

OsgoodMore good news for “CBS Sunday Morning”: the Charles Osgood-hosted show posted its best Q1 delivery in total viewers since 1994 during the first quarter of 2014. It was the second best Q1 for “CBS Sunday Morning” since the advent of people meters in 1987.

The program was the top Sunday morning newscast for the quarter, averaging 6.14 million viewers and 1.6/08 in the A25-54 demographic. The show was up +5% in viewers compared to the year-ago quarter.

Last week, “CBS Sunday Morning” delivered more than six million viewers for the second consecutive week and for the 10th time this season.

Happy Birthday ‘Sunday Morning’

Sunday MorningCBS News “Sunday Morning” turns 35 today.

The venerable CBS News program, which continues to see its best ratings in decades, went on the air on this day in 1979. Charles Kuralt hosted the show for its first 15 years and Charles Osgood has been at the helm for the last 20.

“Good morning. Here begins something new,” said Kuralt on that first Sunday morning.

“We dreamed up a program about music and art and nature,” said Kuralt. “Because of its necessary preoccupation with politics and wars and calamities, television journalism doesn’t get around to those gentler subjects very often.”

The AM Ticker: Osgood, Dispatches, Couric

  • “CBS Sunday Morning” host Charles Osgood is launching a new publishing venture, Big Top Press. The first project, published in April, is a survival guide called “FOLLOW THAT CAR!: A Cabbie’s Guide to Conquering Fears, Achieving Dreams, and Finding a Public Restroom,” by Jimmy Failla, a former NYC cab driver who is now a stand-up comedian.

  • FBN’s Liz Claman is writing a series of “Dispatches From Davos” for Town & Country this week. “This year’s 2800 [invites] include 200 CEOs, 40 heads of state, 70 billionaires (maybe more if the market is up today), nearly all of us in snow boots,” Claman writes in her first post.

  • Katie Couric produced and narrated a documentary on childhood obesity that is being shown at Sundance Film Festival. “I have covered this story for all my years in television news, and I thought: ‘Why am I still talking about this, 30 years later? The more we talk about it, the worse the problem seems to get,” she tells Politico Playbook.

‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Posts Highest Ratings in 20 Years

Osgood“CBS Sunday Morning” kicked off 2014 with a bang: the Charles Osgood-hosted show delivered 6.53 million viewers on January 5, its largest audience in nearly 20 years (since 1/23/94) and its sixth-largest audience since the advent of people meters in 1987.

As usual, the show was the top-rated Sunday morning newscast among both total viewers and the demo. Compared to the same day last year, “Sunday Morning” was up +8% in total viewers and +7% in the A25-54 demographic.

Last week’s show featured Rita Braver‘s interviews on yoga with Hilaria and Alec Baldwin, Ben Tracey‘s profile of Sara Bareilles and Tracy Smith‘s interview with Mary Matalin and James Carville.

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