Scott Pelley Makes Low-Key Debut as CBS News Anchor

Scott Pelley didn’t mark his debut as the new anchor of “The CBS Evening News” in any special way Monday evening. Instead, he chose to anchor the broadcast as if his first day was nothing special. He made no self-referential remarks, made no speeches about what he’ll do or how the newscast might change in […]

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Katie Couric Could Land Talk Show If CBS Doesn’t Pan Out

What about Katie Couric as a daytime talk-show host? Well, in next season’s post-Oprah Winfrey daytime landscape, anything is possible. A story in one of the TV biz’s most respected trades – Broadcasting & Cable – cites “several sources” all telling the mag that “multiple” syndicators are pursuing Couric for a possible daytime show, now […]

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Katie Couric Lashes Out At Critics

Katie Couric took a swipe at her critics at the Library of American Broadcasting yesterday. “It’s possible to be warm yet authoritative,” she said, “and intelligent yet accessible.” The anchor also added that “gravitas,” which she’s been accused of lacking, is probably “Latin for testicles.” Earlier this week, she praised her series, saying “Rome wasn’t […]

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