Egypt Coverage Creates Unforgettable Daytime TV

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — The fall of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s government Friday made for a giddy day of media coverage that combined the historical sweep of an event such as the fall of the Berlin Wall with the pandemonium of New Year’s Eve in Times Square. “This is one of those days […]

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Question for New ‘Early Show’ Team: Do They Have Chemistry?

New team, same show – that’s a quick, brief assessment of the new CBS “Early Show” based on Monday morning’s debut of the show’s brand-new foursome: Co-hosts Erica Hill and Chris Wragge, news reader Jeff Glor and weather forecaster Marysol Castro. Not that the newcomers weren’t bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. Despite the early hour, Chris and […]

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A New Year, A New On-air Team on CBS’ ‘Early Show’

NEW YORK – Brisk and radiating eagerness Monday morning, a new team of hosts took its place on CBS’ “The Early Show.” The new lineup consists of former Saturday “Early Show” anchors Chris Wragge and Erica Hill, and weathercaster Marysol Castro, formerly of ABC’s “Good Morning America” weekend edition. CBS News correspondent Jeff Glor is […]

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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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CBS Overhauls ‘The Early Show,’ Anchors Axed

BY: David Bauder NEW YORK – CBS News is completely overhauling ‘The Early Show‘ broadcast team. Co-anchors Harry Smith and Maggie Rodriguez are out, along with weather forecaster Dave Price. The news of the shuffle came Tuesday from a person with knowledge of the discussions who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was […]

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