Couric To Leave CBS Newscast Next Week

NEW YORK – Katie Couric will make her exit from the “CBS Evening News” next Thursday. The network on Friday announced her exit date. She’ll be leaving short of five years as CBS’ top anchor, and shy of the June 4 expiration date of her contract. Scott Pelley will take over as the new “CBS […]

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TV News Vet Jumps Networks

NEW YORK – Veteran television executive Rick Kaplan, most recently Katie Couric’s producer at CBS, is returning to ABC to run “This Week” with Christiane Amanpour. ABC News President Ben Sherwood said Thursday that Kaplan will also oversee 2012 political coverage. “This Week” will remain Washington-based, with Kaplan splitting time between New York and Washington. […]

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