Diane Sawyer Tells ‘Glee’s Sue Sylvester to ‘Watch Out’

Now this is how you handle getting called out in a nationally televised joke. (Ahem, note to Elisabeth Hasselbeck.) Diane Sawyer has fired back at fictional Cheerios coach Sue Sylvester (hilariously played by Emmy winner Jane Lynch) following the mention of Sawyer in the post-Super Bowl episode of Fox’s “Glee.” In the scene, the caustic […]

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Williams, Couric Head to Egypt to Cover Unrest

NEW YORK – Two of the three U.S. network evening newscasts are sending their anchors to Egypt to base their programs at the scene of the political unrest there. NBC says Brian Williams will anchor the top-rated “Nightly News” from Egypt starting on Monday. Katie Couric is en route to Cairo for the “CBS Evening […]

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A Final ‘Early Show’ For Anchor Harry Smith

By FRAZIER MOORE NEW YORK — Harry Smith finished 2010 by ending his run on CBS’ “Early Show” after two stints at the morning anchor desk that totaled 17 years. In a brief look back before his Friday signoff, Smith described his chief emotion as “one of gratitude, absolute gratitude” for his estimated 4,500 broadcasts. […]

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Katie Couric Contract Talks, Taking a Paycut?

Despite a report by Bloomberg News that Katie Couric has started talks with CBS over her soon-to-expire contract — it is set to end in May — TheWrap.com spoke to a source close to the situation that claims the anchor has not started negotiations, nor has she agreed to any rumored pay cut. The notion […]

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CBS Anchor Katie Couric Booked for ‘Glee’ Episode

NEW YORK – CBS News anchor Katie Couric is returning to high school for a guest appearance on the hit Fox television series ‘Glee.’ [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/tv/E%21-News-Now/103071/1678760860/Katie-Couric-Gets-%22Glee%22-Cameo/embed 580 476] . A Couric spokesman confirmed Thursday that she is booked for a cameo role on a future episode of the show, which tracks the musical adventures of […]

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Katie Couric’s Next Move: Staying Put at CBS?

Rumors of Katie Couric’s demise as the anchor of CBS Evening News have been swirling around television circles nearly since she left her post at the ‘Today‘ show, but insiders now believe she might be sticking around after her five-year contract expires. Money seems to be the biggest factor when it comes to Couric’s future […]

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Katie Couric Names Her ‘Glee’ Crush, Snuffs ‘DWTS’ Rumor

The anchorwoman wore flip-flops, but that was OK because it was a very informal occasion by Katie Couric’s own admission – a special webcast conducted Monday afternoon on CBSNews.com, marking the one-year anniversary of her self-styled Internet-only interview show called ‘@KatieCouric.’ “One of the nice things about doing this web show is it is more […]

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Networks Using Skype in News Reports

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – When he wanted to interview a source in Connecticut for a recent ‘World News‘ story on technology, ABC reporter Pierre Thomas didn’t even leave the office. ABC’s cameras showed him sitting in front of a computer screen, talking to Michael Coppolla through Skype. The video phone service has become […]

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Couric Caught Mocking Palin’s Kids’ Names

Trying to count the number of on-air personalities that have joked about Sarah Palin would be a difficult task, but when it’s the network news anchor that publicly irked the former Alaskan governor, the Internet is sure to go abuzz. Such is the case today on the Huffington Post, as a leaked video of ‘CBS […]

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