Patricia Shevlin produced her final “CBS Evening News” tonight and she’s moving across the street, to CBS’s “60 Minutes.” Shevlin got the final credit on tonight’s show, as well as applause in the newsroom and control room. Following...Show More Summary
Both ABC and CBS carved out a few seconds on their Thursday evening and Friday morning newscasts to boost President Obama’s claims of success for his ObamaCare program. Filling in for Diane Sawyer, ABC World News anchor David Muir cheered...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama sat down with CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett Wednesday evening to discuss possible next steps for the United States in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Obama warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that any further action to destabilize the Ukrainian government will result in "consequences" from the U.S. and European allies.
What’s Obama gonna do? Throw a shoe? CBS News reports President Obama put Russian President Vladimir Putin on notice Wednesday evening, warning that further actions to destabilize the interim Ukrainian government will result in consequences...Show More Summary
A man in Venice, Calif. was allegedly robbed of his Google Glass and laptop after being threatened with a taser, according to CBS Los Angeles, citing local police. Police told CBS the incident took place around 8 p.m. on Monday evening at the Waterfront Cafe, but couldn't release details on two suspects. Show More Summary
Another day, another black youth mob attack… The black youths threw a bottle at the man, knocked him off his bike and beat him on the ground. CBS Local reported, via The Last Tradition: An evening bike ride for a … Continue reading ...
Over the past year, broadcast evening news programs on ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to mention the role of reduced taxes on the wealthy as a cause of inequality, despite the fact that economists view taxes as a primary driver of income gaps. Show More Summary
James Grimes, a 3-year-old little boy from Louisiana is being hailed as a golf prodigy by a CBS local news affiliate because "he hits every ball." BFD! He doesn't even get them near the hole half the time. Read more...
Here’s what’s up in the world of television for Monday, April 14. All times are Eastern. TOP PICK 2 Broke Girls (CBS, 8 p.m.): “What?” you might ask, glancing at our pick for tonight’s What’s On Tonight. “Is 2 Broke Girls even still on-air?” Dear readers, it is. Show More Summary
Ari Graynor shows off her fabulous figure at the CBS & Sony premiere kick off for her new comedy series Bad Teacher held at the Pink Taco on Thursday (April 10) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old star of the show was joined at the event by her co-stars Ryan Hansen, along with David Alan Grier, [...]
Les Moonves, the CEO of CBS, revealed in a candid interview today that Stephen Colbert was the only name that stood out for him and David Letterman in looking for the next Late Show host, saying they couldn't "think of anybody even a close second."
Remember when President Bush had a show thrown at him by a "journalist" in the Middle East? The media covered that as "more bad news for Bush" and the unpopularity of the war on terrorism. CBS even compared Bush to Saddam Hussein. On Thursday in Las Vegas, Hillary Clinton had a shoe thrown at her by a protester, which she dodged. Show More Summary
A few hours after CBS announced that he would take over The Late Show from David Letterman, Stephen Colbert addressed the news on The Colbert Report: "This man has influenced every host who came after him and even a few who came before him—he's that good... I do not envy whoever they try to put in that chair. Folks, those are some huge shoes to fill." [ more › ]
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Why the rich keep getting richer (and don’t even realize it), poverty around the world, Stephen Colbert heads to CBS, and Pacifica tries to put a network back together again.
On Thursday evening, both ABC and CBS relayed news that a manuscript claiming Jesus had a wife was found to be an "ancient" document and "not a modern forgery." They ignored skeptics of the document, however. "We have the results ofShow More Summary
On Thursday evening, both CBS and NBC hailed the arrival of comedian Stephen Colbert at CBS but failed to acknowledge his routine of posing as a mock-conservative host at Comedy Central. Colbert's persona was a conservative TV host who...Show More Summary
Former CBS investigative report Sharyl Attkisson told Bill O'Reilly Thursday night her efforts to investigative Obama administration scandals were quashed by CBS and she was even called a "troublemaker."
Rush, attempting to jump-start his heart. (via) If you were already excited about Stephen Colbert taking over The Late Show when David Letterman steps down next year, now you've got even more reason to celebrate. Because it appears that CBS's late night announcement has daytime blowhard Rush Limbaugh's oversized briefs in a bunch. Show More Summary
Congratulations CBS! Starting in 2015 after David Letterman retires, you just guaranteed yourself a third place finish each night at 11:30 PM! And it won’t even be close.
Even if he's not "Stephen Colbert" anymore, the new Late Show host needs the freedom to be authentically inventive, geeky, and satirical--even if that's not for everyone.