Get ready for Sunday night’s hour-long tribute to Mike Wallace on “60 Minutes” with our own tribute right here. Watch this news legend at work in our classic clips.
With NBC poised to honor Betty White on her 90th birthday next month, we went in search of TV’s oldest living stars.
Despite having died over the weekend, Andy Rooney managed to generate yet a few more headlines during his memorial service Tuesday. According to TMZ, Rooney’s Colgate University roommate, Bob Ruthman, had a heart attack during a lunchtime memorial and was erroneously called dead — by Rooney’s son, no less — before paramedics revived him. The […]
NEW YORK — “60 Minutes” has paid tribute to the late Andy Rooney with a rerun far sooner than anyone wanted to see. The former commentator died Friday night from complications after minor surgery. Only a month ago, the 92-year-old curmudgeon gave his final commentary after 33 years on television’s favorite newsmagazine. On Sunday, veteran […]
The producers of “60 Minutes” scrambled to change the story lineup of Sunday’s show in the wake of Andy Rooney’s death. CBS News issued this brief announcement of the change on Saturday: “This Sunday 60 MINUTES will end its broadcast with a tribute segment to . . . Andy Rooney. The tribute, by Morley Safer, […]
Andy Rooney was crusty, cantankerous, curmudgeonly — all words you’re reading in the obituaries for him today. But he was also courageous — in the manner of the best journalists — as my favorite story about him illustrates. It’s a story from August 1995, when Andy excoriated, without mercy, the then-owner of CBS, Laurence Tisch, […]
BY: Bill Trott (Reuters) – Andy Rooney, the curmudgeonly commentator who pondered everything from shoelaces to the existence of God on CBS’s “60 Minutes” news show for more than 30 years, died on Friday night at the age of 92, CBS said. Rooney, a four-time Emmy winner, died one month after he had signed off […]
NEW YORK — CBS says longtime “60 Minutes” essayist Andy Rooney is in the hospital after developing serious complications following minor surgery last week. The network said Tuesday that Rooney’s condition is stable. At the family’s request, CBS is releasing no other details about his health status or where Rooney is hospitalized. Rooney is 92, and […]
“Why do they call it cheese pizza, anyway?” “What’s the significance of the number 9-1-1?” “I think more things oughta be made out of wood.” Watch Jimmy Fallon don a gray wig and bushy brows for a spot-on sketch about what recent “60 Minutes” retiree Andy Rooney is doing in his spare time: [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/Late-Night-With-Jimmy-Fallon/102993/2147732008/Mon%2C-Oct-3%2C-2011/embed?skipTo=300 […]
ABC’s “Pan Am” lost altitude Sunday night – shedding more than a quarter of its audience from a week earlier, according to Nielsen overnights. The high-flying ’60s series about sexy stewardesses and Pan Am pilots drew 7.749 million viewers Sunday night at 10/9c in the overnights – down from 11.063 million in the national Nielsens […]