Evening newscasts on ABC and CBS are both gaining ground on market leader Brian Williams of NBC News, but that’s one of the few things they have in common.
NEW YORK (AP) — Top CBS News anchor Scott Pelley delivered a tongue-lashing to fellow journalists on Friday, urging them to worry less about the “vanity” of being first on a story and more about being right. “This has been a bad few months for journalism,” Pelley said. “We’re getting the big stories wrong over […]
White smoke or black smoke? Maybe it’s easier just to wait for a text message that a new pope has been elected.
As Scott Pelley marks his first year as anchor of the “CBS Evening News,” he’s got his eye on the top of the mountain.
CBS News is trying something new in the morning. The network debuted its “CBS This Morning” program Monday, the latest competitor to “Today” and “Good Morning America.”
By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — David Rhodes plucks a cassette tape from a cart in the CBS newsroom. It’s an “On the Road” segment by Charles Kuralt that aired in 1971. A classic, no doubt, and one that CBS News has stored digitally. So what is it doing there? What possible purpose does a […]
By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — There’s new life in broadcast television’s evening news shows, in part because of forces once thought poised to kill the genre off. Despite repeated death knells for the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, they’ve just completed a TV season where all three grew their audiences for the first […]
By Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Friday marked the 15th anniversary of the Fox News Channel, and after 10 years as the most-watched network in cable news, what’s left to conquer? The networks. Having beat the original cable news channel, CNN, at its bread and butter of breaking news, Roger Ailes and his boys […]
All three network newscasts bid farewell to Andy Rooney Tuesday night, after CBS News announced that the 92-year-old curmudgeon would air his last commentary on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. “A salute from an old pal over here, Andy, to you,” said Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “World News,” according to a roundup on the TV Newser […]
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 […]