CBS News: >McCaskill: "Military Doesn't Even Know How Many Rapes and Sodomies" Occur: WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), argued the problem underlying military sexual assault crimes is not the role of the chain of command,...Show More Summary
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
CBS’s David Letterman made a disgraceful joke Monday evening comparing Iran’s crazed despot Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to former President George W. Bush. During the opening monologue of the Late Show, the host said, “Ahmadinejad is retiring. He's going to spend all of his time on his ranch in Crawford, Texas” (video follows with transcribed lowlights and commentary): read more
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
Otherwise known as the place that loves CBS soaps more than any other. Plus: Bonus Dallas, man formal shorts, and Katniss Fauxverdeen from Revolution (does she even still use the crossbow or did they get wise and write it out?). Read More...
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...]
Amanda Goodman is joining KWWL, the CBS affiliate in Cedar Rapids, as co-anchor of the evening newscasts. Goodman comes from Greenville, N.C., where she co-anchors the evening newscasts at CBS affiliate WNCT. She replaces Tara Thomas,...Show More Summary
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
As NewsBusters has been reporting, even the Obama-loving David Letterman has been humorously attacking the current White House resident for all the scandals plaguing him. On the CBS Late Show Monday, the host said that Obama gave daughter Sasha Justin Bieber’s phone records for her birthday (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary): read more
The Big Bang Theory picked up a number of awards at the Critics Choice Television Awards. The hit CBS sitcom took home three awards during the ceremony on Monday evening. In addition to recognizing a few of the show’s supporting players, The Big Bang Theory was named this year’s best comedy series. Co-stars Simon Helberg [...]Show More Summary