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Gustav Blows Out Gop Convention Coverage

While meteorologists were predicting widespread disaster as Hurricane Gustav plowed on towards the Gulf Coast over the weekend, the major networks were forced to shift their top anchors and reporters from the Republican National Convention...

Couric Celebrating Second Anniversary As Cbs Anchor

Katie Couric is celebrating her second anniversary as anchor of the CBS Evening News . In an interview with the Baltimore Sun , Couric acknowledged, "It's been, quite candidly, pretty tough some of the time...

Nbc News Rides Olympics' Coattails

The huge audience tuning in for the Beijing Olympics has given a boost to NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams , which precedes it in primetime in many markets. After ordinarily running neck-and-neck with (and...

Colbert, Stewart Audiences Smart; Couric's Not So

The overwhelming majority of people who watch cable and broadcast newscasts and topical variety shows are unable to identify the party that now controls Congress, name the current secretary of state, and name Britain's new...

Couric To Host Webcast From Conventions

Although the broadcast networks have drastically reduced their coverage of the Democratic and Republican national conventions to just one hour per night, CBS News said Thursday that it will expand its coverage for a half...

Debate Moderators Named

The Commission on Presidential Debates on Monday named the moderators of the three presidential debates between John McCain and Barack Obama and the single debate between the yet-to-be-named vice-presidential candidates. The first debate, set to...

Tight Race Continues Among Nightly Newscasts

Among the network nightly newscasts, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams remained in the lead with 7.31 million viewers, once again edging out ABC's World News with Charles Gibson , which captured 7.17 million viewers....

Couric To Head Cbs Convention Team

For the first time, a network's coverage of the political parties' presidential nominating conventions will be headed by a woman. Katie Couric was named by CBS Monday to head the studio team covering the Democratic...

Does Moonves Want To Dump Couric?

Although CBS chief Les Moonves wants to get rid of Katie Couric, it would cost him some $40 million to do so, the New York Post 's "Page Six" column reported today (Monday), citing an...

Williams, Gibson, Run Neck-and-neck

ABC and NBC wound up in a virtual tie for first place among the three nightly newscasts. Nielsen gave them an identical 5 rating and 11 share and noted that NBC Nightly News With Brian...

Mcmanus To Couric: "You're The Only G-g-g-girl That I Adore"

CBS News President Sean McManus has again attempted to shoot down persistent reports that Katie Couric will step down as anchor of the CBS Evening News following the presidential election in November or the inauguration...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Pbs Leads Nominations For News Emmys

PBS led all other broadcast, cable and broadband competitors with 38 nominations for the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards announced Tuesday by the New York-based National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Among...

Nbc Nightly News Overtakes Abc's World News

NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams remained the most-watched network evening newscast during the second quarter, averaging 8 million viewers each night, according to Nielsen Media Research. It edged out ABC's World News With Charles...

Mcmanus: No Plans For Schieffer To Return To Anchor Desk

CBS News and Sports chief Sean McManus has once again defended Katie Couric against critics and insisted that Bob Schieffer will not be involved in the CBS Evening News again. Schieffer, who replaced Dan Rather...

Network Newscasts In Dead Heat

The ABC and NBC newscasts once again ended in a photo finish, with Nielsen giving a slight edge to ABC World News With Charles Gibson which, it said, attracted 7.66 million viewers, while NBC Nightly...

Last-rated Network First With Nightly News

Among the evening newscasts, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams continued to lead with a 5.5 rating and a 12 share representing 8.1 million viewers -- a bigger audience than most of NBC's primetime programs....

Did Anchors Mislead Public On Iraq?

Appearing for the first time together on each of the major networks' morning programs to promote a Stand Up to Cancer telethon in September, Katie Couric, Charles Gibson, and Brian Williams defended themselves against claims...

Three Networks Set To Air Cancer Telethon

In an unprecedented one-night hookup, three major TV networks, ABC, CBS and NBC, have agreed to air a joint telethon on the first Friday night in September to raise money for cancer research. To demonstrate...

New York Station Claims Most Viewers In U.s.

WABC-TV, ABC's flagship outlet in New York, boasted Thursday that it now attracts more viewers than any other television station in the country. Despite the fact that Fox won the May sweeps nationally and CBS...

King To Remain At Cnn

CNN President Jonathan Klein has dismissed speculation that Larry King could step down and be replaced by Ryan Seacrest or Katie Couric. In an interview with Saturday's New York Times, Klein said that King would...

Walters Says She Understands Couric's Woes

Barbara Walters says that she can identify with the current tribulations of Katie Couric because she went through a similar experience when she herself left the Today show to co-anchor ABC's nightly newscast 30 years...

Nbc Chief Says He'd Welcome Couric Back

NBC chief Jeff Zucker has indicated that Katie Couric would be welcomed back at his network if CBS decides to remove her from the anchor desk of the CBS Evening News and frees her to...

Pundits Ponder Primaries

Hillary Clinton canceled media appearances and other engagements for the day in order to assess the results of Tuesday's primary results. With Barack Obama surpassing analysts' projections in North Carolina and losing in Indiana by...

Viewers Think Couric Should Remain As Cbs Anchor

If CBS drops Katie Couric as anchor of the CBS Evening News, most viewers would like to see her return to morning TV, according to a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll. Not that viewers think that...

Hispanic Groups Denounce Cbs Report

Hispanic civil rights groups are denouncing a recent report by the CBS Evening News With Katie Couric in which a woman, identified as an illegal immigrant who had just given birth to a child, was...

Cbs Up; Cbs News Down

Thanks in large measure to the success of new episodes of its Thursday-night lineup, CBS recaptured the weekly primetime ratings crown last week. But the news wasn't all good. Ratings for the CBS Evening News...

Couric's Newscast Falls To New Low

While CBS News executives continue to point out that it took Tom Brokaw and Peter Jennings a long time to climb to the top of the ratings, the latest Nielsen results show Katie Couric climbing...

Brokaw Says He Warned Couric

Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw has said that he attempted to warn Katie Couric about the pitfalls that awaited her as she moved from host of the Today show to anchor of the...

Couric's Dive Continues

CBS executives who hired Katie Couric in the belief that she might attract younger viewers were likely dismayed by the latest Nielsen ratings, which show that she lost viewers in every demographic group but one...

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