David Letterman's final show on Wednesday night brought in his biggest ratings since 1994! That's a major coup in the late night wars for CBS as they said goodbye to the funny man's 33-year late night career. In fact, the Late Show with David Letterman registered a 4.1 rating in the coveted age 25-54 demographic, and in [...]
The “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC showed no interest in covering on Wednesday night the optics of President Obama touting global warming as a “serious threat” to graduates of the Coast Guard Academy days after the Iraqi city of Ramadi fell to ISIS. Show More Summary
CBS released a short preview of David Letterman's final show tonight, featuring only the big man himself taking the stage to a standing ovation.
When CBS announced the guests for David Letterman's final run of shows as host of the Late Show, they conspicuously left out any names for the last episode, set to air tonight.
Former MLB player and manager Ron Washington is reportedly returning to the big leagues this week as a coach with the Oakland Athletics. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports confirmed his addition to the staff: Susan Slusser of the San Francisco...Show More Summary
Following Hillary Clinton’s decision to take questions from the press for the first time in over three weeks, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC all covered the story on their Tuesday evening newscasts and, once again, were all too happy to spin for the Democratic presidential candidate. Show More Summary
Since 1982, David Letterman has paved the way for dozens of comedians who've transformed the landscape of late-night television and comedy in general. Between Late Night on NBC and his current Late Show on CBS, many of Letterman's writers and employees have advanced to create amazing comedy of their own, largely owing their starts to Letterman. Show More Summary
The season is not officially over for another three nights but the Comcast-owned network looks to have clinched the top spot among adults 18-49 for the second year in a row – by a Super Bowl XLIX hair. With the big NFL game on their...Show More Summary
A new report cites five broadcast time slots that figure to be especially competitive in the fall 2015-2016 season. Writing in Adweek, Jason Lynch singles out these five key battles: Mondays at 8 p.m.: CBS’s “Supergirl” vs. Fox’s “Gotham.” Mondays...
CBS’ Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer was the top-rated Sunday public affairs program in total viewers, but ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos won key A25-54 demo on May 10. Check out “My First Big Break” with Schieffer. ABC’s...Show More Summary
Three of the Big 4 broadcast networks have staked a claim to No. 1 as the 2014-2015 TV season winds down. Reporting for the AP, veteran TV writer David Bauder says CBS, NBC and ABC all were touting their ratings...
EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures Classics is making a big $6 million U.S. deal for Truth, the James Vanderbilt-directed film about the “Rathergate” scandal that ended the careers of veteran CBS newsman Dan Rather and 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes. Show More Summary
The big four broadcast networks—ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox—made their “upfront” presentations last week to announce their fall prime-time lineups, as well as 2016 midseason replacements, which usually begin airing between January and Mar...
As predicted, Tom Hanks and Bill Murray will be among the final guests that David Letterman has on his show before calling it quits this coming Wednesday night, May 20. Perhaps less predictable are the musical guests who will appear next week.
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On the heels of the news Thursday that former Clinton aide and ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos gave a previously-undisclosed $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC joined MSNBC in making no on-air mention of the newest scandal facing the foundation. Show More Summary
After a big push into content ownership among the broadcast networks in the early 2000s, they loosened the grip, resulting in several mega hits from non-affiliated studios, including the biggest comedies on television, CBS' The Big Bang Theory and Modern Family. Show More Summary
Even more great high-end content is arriving on Chromecast. Building on the announcement of Chromecast support by CBS today, Google has announced that another round of big name media apps are adding support for the video playback system.
CBS All Access was already available for folks who fancy Roku devices, and now the television streaming app plays nice with Chromecast. The network updated both the Android and iOS versions to beam shows like Big Bang Theory, The Good Wife and NCIS to your TV via Google's $35 dongle. Show More Summary
Arn Tellem is going into the Philadelphia Jewish Hall of Fame on May 28--which, let’s face it, isn’t such a big deal for a famous Los Angeles-based super-agent married to a former president of CBS whose sons think nothing of chatting up Bob Dylan and Bono at the Wooden Awards [...]