She’s a cut above the rest. Katie Couric took a $1 million pay cut when she was an anchor at “CBS Evening News” to prevent significant layoffs, Page Six, The New York Post’s gossip column, reported on Saturday. The journalist’s deed was revealed in “Powerhouse: The Untold Story of Hollywood’s Creative Artists Agency” written by James Andrew Miller. Show More Summary
Katie Couric was at CBS from 2006-2011, where she hosted the CBS Evening News. While she was there, she apparently saved a lot of people from pink slips by forgoing some of her own huge pay check. Read more...
I ran into Will Beall at the end of the CBS/CW/Showtime party for the Television Critics Association. Beall developed Training Day for television and is also writing the screenplay for Aquaman. Even though news recently broke that Black Manta is the film’s villain, Beall could not address it. Show More Summary
Transportation hub John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport in New York City was shut down and evacuated late Sunday evening after gunfire was said to have broken out inside of the building. According to CBS News and several other media outlets, an influx of calls were made to law enforcement after several people in the Queens... Show More Summary
Dan Rather, the disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor, took to Facebook in an epic rant after Donald Trump remarked at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday that maybe “the Second Amendment People” could stop Hillary Clinton from appointing anti-gun judges if she becomes president: “No trying-to-be objective and fair journalist, no citizen who […]
Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather took to Facebook and absolutely ripped into Donald Trump after the controversial presidential candidate made a comment about how Second Amendment citizens can stop Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States. Show More Summary
Dan Rather fired off a warning for those who say they disagree with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric but still support him: “History is watching.” Rather, who was anchor of the “CBS Evening News” from 1981 to...Show More Summary
Once again the broadcast networks showed that when it comes to economic news, they pick news that makes Obama look good. ABC World News and CBS Evening News both reported the “good news for the economy” on Aug. 5, that 255,000 jobs were added in the month of July. Show More Summary
Major news broke Tuesday regarding high ranking Democratic National Committee personnel losing their jobs, but you would never know it if you watched NBC Nightly News. Even though ABC and CBS spent minimal time on the story, NBC was the only network in the “big three” to avoid the topic all together. Show More Summary
July 2016 marked Nightly News’s 13th consecutive monthly win. CBS Evening News delivered 5 percent year-over-year growth in A25-54. World News Tonight saw slight growth in total viewers.
Michelle Miller gushed over Michelle Obama and her seven and a half years as first lady on Monday's CBS Evening News. Miller trumpeted Mrs. Obama as "her husband's biggest advocate; a mother fiercely protective of her daughter's privacy;...Show More Summary
Earlier this evening, CBS news magazine 60 Minutes aired the first interview with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and her recently chosen vice presidential running mate, U.S. Senator from Virginia Tim Kaine. Show More Summary
Wednesday's CBS Evening News used the recent heat wave in the United States to hype climate change. Mireya Villarreal featured a meteorologist who contended that "this is such a massive problem — and even if we were to completely stop all carbon emissions right now, we would still have a very serious situation. Show More Summary
Wednesday's NBC Nightly News followed the example of CBS the previous evening in spotlighting the latest Republican presidential candidate to get in trouble with a liberal musician for using their music at a campaign event. Peter Alexander...Show More Summary
On Monday and Tuesday, CBS Evening News failed to cover the ISIS-inspired knife and ax attack by an Afghan refugee on train passengers in Germany. Instead, the newscast ended on Tuesday with a report on the celebrities who condemned Donald Trump for walking out to Queen's "We Are The Champions" at the Republican National Convention on Monday. Show More Summary
Above you can watch CBS News coverage of Day 2 of the Republican National Convention. The question of the evening: Will it go better for the Trump campaign than a Day 1 roiled by the Never Trump movement and apparent plagiarism by Melania...Show More Summary
NBC Nightly News won total viewers and the news demo on all five evenings. CBS Evening News improved significantly in the news demo from the same week last year.
"There’s a lot to this anchoring thing. It’s not as easy as it looks as it turns out. At least it’s not as easy for me."
On Thursday, two things happened. In the morning, The New York Times revealed that Donald Trump was dead even with Hillary Clinton in terms of national support — at 40 percent each, according to a New YorkTimes/CBS News survey. Then,...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton's 6-point lead over Donald Trump in last month's CBS News poll has now evaporated. As of mid-July (even before Trump enjoys a predictable post-convention bump in the polls) she is tied with him. Each garners the support...Show More Summary