’60 Minutes’ Pays Tribute to the Late Andy Rooney

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 […]

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Chatty Madoffs Repeat Themselves on ‘Today’ Show

The Madoff media tour is under way. Following their interview Sunday night on “60 Minutes,” Ruth Madoff and son Andrew Madoff turned up Monday morning on NBC’s “Today” show for another go-round, this time with Matt Lauer. The purpose of these interviews seems to be two-fold. One aim is to try and improve their public […]

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Ruth Madoff on ’60’: The Day She Learned the Truth

Ruth Madoff says she was “paralyzed” when her husband first told her about the Ponzi scheme he’d been hiding from her. And yet, the two were somehow able to contain their emotions when they attended their company’s Christmas party that evening, she tells interviewer Morley Safer on “60 Minutes.” The sensational interview, Ruth Madoff’s first […]

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Andy Rooney Retiring from ’60 Minutes’ This Sunday

Have you ever pondered the word retirement? Why does it start with “re” when you only do it once? Andy Rooney, the journalist whose ruminations on similar questions have made him a Sunday night fixture for decades, is retiring from”60 Minutes.” The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the 92 year-old Rooney will announce his retirement during […]

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