LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Actor-director Ron Howard, sportscaster Al Michaels, CBS chief Les Moonves, journalist Bob Schieffer and writer-producer Dick Wolf will be inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 22nd Hall of Fame, the selection committee said Wednesday. For the first time, proceeds from the ceremony, slated for March 11 at the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The second inauguration of President Barack Obama gave television networks a chance to bask in the majesty of a Washington event that unites Americans of all beliefs and ideologies — at least for a moment. Then it was back to business as usual: the dissemination of widely divergent views on what […]
Bob Schieffer took a light hand Monday as moderator of the final presidential debate, ending with advice from his mother: “Go vote. It makes you feel big and strong.”
In a close presidential campaign, debate moderators get hammered from both sides, whether they deserve it or not. Full report …
For the first time in two decades, a woman has been tapped to moderate a presidential debate. CNN’s Candy Crowley will moderate one of three October debates between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday.
CBS News says “Face the Nation” will permanently become an hour-long program.
Five years ago, just off a bout from cancer, Bob Schieffer was set to retire from CBS’s “Face the Nation.” That never stuck, and now he’s doubling his workload.
Brian Williams won’t be buying Lana Del Rey’s next album. In an email to Gawker chief Nick Denton, the NBC Nightly News anchor slammed Del Rey’s “Saturday Night Live” performance last weekend as “..one of worst outings in SNL history.”
CBS News is trying something new in the morning. The network debuted its “CBS This Morning” program Monday, the latest competitor to “Today” and “Good Morning America.”
By David Bauder, AP Television Writer NEW YORK — George Stephanopoulos is returning to Sunday mornings at ABC News, replacing Christiane Amanpour as host of the political talk show “This Week.” ABC said Tuesday that Stephanopoulos, who returns Jan. 8, will remain as host of “Good Morning America,” although likely on a four-day schedule. Amanpour, […]