CBS News Chief Hopes To Lure In Viewers With New Anchor

By John Sellers LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS News chairman Jeff Fager said Wednesday that he hopes viewers who tuned out from “CBS Evening News” during the Katie Couric years are being lured back by Scott Pelley. “I think there’s no doubt that some of the people who are tuning in are coming back,” said […]

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Dan Rather Tries ‘Summing Up’ His Long Career

BY: Hillel Italie NEW YORK – Dan Rather is in the mood for “Summing Up.” The former CBS anchor and reporter has a deal with Grand Central Publishing for a memoir tentatively scheduled to come out in 2012. Grand Central announced Tuesday that “Summing Up” covers his long career in journalism. His experience spans the […]

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Abdul, Couric and Gosselin Among ‘Least Influential’

TIME magazine issued its annual 100 Most Influential People of 2010, in which they name the people “who most affect our world.” Beck, Palin Among Most Influential Perhaps more interesting, however, is the magazine’s round-up of the Least Influential celebrities, where some of TV’s most loathed stars turn up. The list of ‘losers’ includes usual […]

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NY’s Top Court Rejects Rather’s Appeal Against CBS

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s top court Tuesday rejected Dan Rather’s bid to reinstate his $70 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against CBS Corp. Rather’s motion was denied without comment Tuesday by the Court of Appeals. CBS spokeswoman Shannon Jacobs said the network was pleased with the outcome. Calls to Rather, who now produces an hourlong news […]

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Dan Rather’s $70M Lawsuit Against CBS Tossed

By Karen Matthews NEW YORK (AP) – A New York court yesterday dismissed Dan Rather’s $70 million breach of contract lawsuit against CBS Corp., noting that the network continued to pay the anchor $6 million a year even after he left the evening news broadcast. Rather sued CBS and its top executives in 2007, claiming […]

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Video: Dan Rather Joins ‘Daily Show,’ Takes On Media

[iframe http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:item:comedycentral.com:226598 420 355] The ever-affable Dan Rather Dan Rather did a guest-spot on ‘The Daily Show’ dressing up as a 1973 newsman. This was done to poke more than a little fun at the media going on and on about President Obama and Vice President Biden’s recent trip to Ray’s Hell Burger in Arlington, […]

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