The three evening newscasts finished the week of June 10 in typical fashion with “NBC Nightly News” on top, followed by “ABC World News” and then the “CBS Evening News.” But in atypical fashion, many of the broadcasts did not count toward the average due to preemptions. Show More Summary
As NewsBusters reported Sunday, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley commented in a Deadline Hollywood interview that Fox News only has 200,000 to 300,000 viewers. Fox News’s Megyn Kelly marvelously responded on Monday’s America Live, &l...
Saturday's CBS Evening News ballyhooed the "enormous strain on resources" that the budget sequester has apparently put on extinguishing a massive wildfire in Colorado. Carter Evans played up how, in addition to fighting the flames, "federal firefighters are facing another challenge: a loss of $50 million, mandated by the budget sequester. Show More Summary
CBS News correspondent Elizabeth Palmer on Saturday’s Evening News compared the Iranian presidential candidates to members of the Tea Party. In her first official re-appearance on Fox News Monday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin told Fox & Friends viewers that Palmer “put the BS in CBS" (video follows with transcript and commentary): read more
In a recent interview, CBS Evening News host Scott Pelley said that he thinks that Fox News really doesn't have very many viewers--underestimating the network's actual ratings by about 90 percent. Pelley told Deadline Hollywood thatShow More Summary
A key to success in business is knowing your competition. CBS Evening News host Scott Pelley apparently doesn't subscribe to this doctrine, for in an interview with Deadline Hollywood published Saturday, Pelley claimed that Fox News only has 200,000 to 300,000 viewers: read more
On June 6, 2011, Scott Pelley took over as anchor of the CBS Evening News, his tenure following Katie Couric’s five-year run. The once-dominant newscast had fallen to third place behind NBC and ABC during the end of Dan Rather’s reign, and Couric’s stint saw the broadcast fall to record ratings lows. Show More Summary
Page Six reports that CBS News anchor Scott Pelley and his executive producer chose not to broadcast a report about the State Department sex scandal on the CBS Evening News. Apparently, both men were angry over the fact that the story broke on the CBS Morning Show instead of the on their show. Show More Summary
CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes and CBSNews.com were among the winners in their categories at the Radio Television Digital News Association’s annual awards, which will be handed out during a ceremony October 14 in New York. In the Network Radio and Television categories, ABC and CNN won two awards apiece and NBC Nightly News‘ weekend edition won one. Show More Summary
"You wouldn't last ten seconds at CBS News," Scott Pelley told the New York Post's Page Six on Tuesday evening, after the gossip page reported, based on anonymous sources, that he had a "meltdown" upon learning that CBS's morning show, and not his evening broadcast, broke the State Department sex scandal.
The New York Post‘s Page Six reported that the “CBS Evening News” allegedly didn’t cover John Miller‘s big State Department scoop because anchor Scott Pelley was upset it happened on “CBS This Morning.” The story itself isn’t nearly as interesting as Pelley’s vehement response to Page Six: “That allegation is false. Show More Summary
It looked bizarre. After breaking the State Department scandal on Monday’s “CBS This Morning,” there was nothing on “CBS Evening News.” The New York Post “Page Six” gossips said “because Pelley and his EP, Pat Shevlin, were peeved” it...Show More Summary
Feel-good story of the evening, from CBS News: ROANOKE, Texas — Seventy-five-year-old flight instructor Wally Funk has always been a bit unconventional. She’s been around planes since she could walk and earned her pilot’s license as a teenager… Though she is relentlessly upbeat, there is one thing that still gnaws at Wally Funk: the flight [Read more...]
A scoop from CBS News correspondent John Miller yesterday is so big, that it is actually still making news this morning… even leading NBC’s “Today.” Here is Miller’s story, about possible cover-ups in the State Department. It aired at...Show More Summary
On Sunday's CBS Evening News, John Blackstone spotlighted the sob story of fourth graders who are lobbying President Obama to allow the return of their former classmate, Rodrigo Guzman, who was deported with his family back to Mexico. Blackstone sympathized with the schoolchildren who... -
On Sunday's CBS Evening News, John Blackstone spotlighted the sob story of fourth graders who are lobbying President Obama to allow the return of their former classmate, Rodrigo Guzman, who was deported with his family back to Mexico. Show More Summary
WGCL is facing anger from viewers after cutting away from the last minutes of the Tony Awards to air its late newscast Sunday evening. The Atlanta CBS affiliate went to local news at 11:00 p.m., just two minutes before the night’s final...Show More Summary
What's the press saying about the Bradley Manning trial? We take a look at a strange CBS Evening News report about a U.S. atrocity in Afghanistan, and David Gregory thinks he found an Obama flip-flop.
A CBS News poll reveals that that the majority of Americans think that the Obama Administration is hiding the truth on what happened vis-à-vis the Benghazi massacre. 77% of Republicans, 59% of independents, and even 41% of Democrats believe the administration is covering up. Show More Summary
“When it comes to covering the news, and not wasting the audience’s time,” says Scott Pelley about the nightly network newscasts, “I think there’s one place you can come to…the CBS Evening News. Brian Williams does a terrific news broadcast [on NBC]. Show More Summary