CBS Shakes Up Management at the Top

NEW YORK – CBS says Jeff Fager, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” has gained an additional job as chairman of CBS News. The network on Tuesday also named David Rhodes as CBS News president. In the newly created position of CBS News chairman, Fager will report to CBS boss Leslie Moonves and guide the overall […]

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CBS: Won’t Pull Punches With Tiger Woods

By DAVID BAUDER AP Television Writer NEW YORK — CBS’ sports chief promises the network won’t pull punches in talking about the Tiger Woods sex scandal during coverage of this year’s Masters golf tournament. CBS News and Sports President Sean McManus said Monday that “this year Tiger’s story is a major factor in the golf […]

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Expect Huge TV Audiences For Woods’ Masters Return

By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer NEW YORK – CBS Sports’ president thinks that Tiger Woods‘ return to golf will be one of the “biggest media spectacles in recent memory.” Sean McManus told The Associated Press last week before Woods announced when he would play again that he believed only President Barack Obama’s inauguration would rank […]

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CBS News Eyeing CNN’s Anderson Cooper?

Whispers of Katie Couric’s demise as the host of the ‘CBS Evening News‘ is nothing new amongst TV insiders, especially after word leaked in 2008 that network executives were eyeing to cut her contract short following the presidential election. However, rumblings that CNN’s Anderson Cooper might knock her off the air is new. The New […]

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