In lieu of highlighting African music during Tuesday's coverage of the late revolutionary and president, "CBS This Morning" played a 1980s pop song. read more
“CBS This Morning” co-hosts Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell rang the closing Bell at the New York Stock Exchange this afternoon. CTM, which had its 500th episode in November, recently drew the network’s best morning news viewership in nearly five years. Show More Summary
Tuesday's CBS This Morning swooned over President Obama's appearance at Nelson Mandela's memorial, hailing his "remarkable" speech as "the rhetorical and even emotional high point of this day." Correspondent Bill Whitaker was particularly star-struck with the President's performance. Show More Summary
Broadcast evening newscasts this morning debated as to which was more thankful for its Thanksgiving week ratings. CBS’s evening newscast, for instance, averaged more overall viewers on Wednesday and Thursday nights of Thanksgiving week,...Show More Summary
Tuesday was filled with moving and powerful tributes to late civil rights icon and former South African President Nelson Mandela, including a passionate speech by President Obama, but there were none quite like CBS This Morning's. As...Show More Summary
At least they didn't pick "Do They Know It's Christmas?" In a teaser for their coverage of the funeral of Nelson Mandela this morning, CBS made the somewhat obtuse choice of using Toto's "Africa" as the background music. In other words, instead of using South African music, they picked the whitest song about Africa ever written. Show More Summary
NBC is singing a happy tune this morning with big ratings for its live “Sound of Music” presentation last night. The three hour event averaged 18.47 million viewers with a 4.3 rating in the adults 18-34 demo. NBC doubled CBS in viewers...Show More Summary
(A CBS This Morning producer opens up her laptop.) “Sht, I forgot to find a song to play over our Nelson Mandela funeral footage. Let’s see, let’s see, what do I know about Mandela? Well, he’s dead. Eh, that’s a little too on the nose. He did some good stuff in his life. No, I need something more specific, a song about where he came from, a song that would make him smile.
CBS News chairman Jeff Fager held meeting with “CBS This Morning” staffers Tuesday and took questions about the botched “60 Minutes” report, Politico’s Dylan Byers reports. Correspondent Lara Logan and her producer Max McClellan are on a leave of absence, following the results of an internal report on their discredited story. Show More Summary
Time CBS News’ retraction of “60 Minutes”‘ big Benghazi story is No. 4 on Time’s list of the year’s best apologies: “Logan issued two on-air apologies on CBS This Morning Nov. 8 and on 60 Minutes Nov. 10, though … Read more
The only son of Survivor Australia winner Tina Wesson, and the brother of Survivor Blood vs. Water contestant Katie Collins, died in a car accident this morning, according to a news station. Taylor was 25. Knoxville's CBS affiliate reporter...Show More Summary
Adam Verdugo, a top producer for NBC’s “Meet the Press,” is jumping ship to CBS News, where he will be the senior producer for “CBS This Morning,” Politico’s Dylan Byers reports. Verdugo has been the senior producer for “Meet the Press” since 2011. Show More Summary
The Bills might prefer RB C.J. Spiller to not always look for the home run. Dolphins WR Mike Wallace goal this week, with Jets CB Antonio Cromartie following him around, is to “shut him up early.” Patriots DT Chris Jones has already learned about the business of the NFL. Jets S Ed Reed wants to…
On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford zeroed in how President Obama "has got another fight on his hands" over the Supreme Court case challenging the federal government's controversial ObamaCare abortifacients and contraceptive...Show More Summary
Sharyl Attkisson uncovered another Obama administration falsehood about ObamaCare on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, spotlighting a 2010 document from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services which "estimated ObamaCare would collectively reduce the number of people with employer-sponsored health coverage by about 14 million". Show More Summary
Charlie Rose and Norah O'Donnell stayed true to form and badgered a Republican/conservative guest on Monday's CBS This Morning – this time, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor over his criticism of the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran. Show More Summary
CBS Sunday Morning's annual food episode aired this weekend, and man did they ever squeeze in a hell of a lot of food content. There's a profile of Lidia Bastianich, as well as one of actor/wine maker Kyle MacLachlan,...
CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason LaCanfora reports this morning that rock and roll legend Jon Bon Jovi is interested in buying an NFL franchise and has his eyes on the Buffalo Bills. While the Bills are not actively for sale at this time, but the club will become for sale after the current owner, Ralph [...]
posted the largest audience for a CBS morning news program since the week ending Jan. 18, 2009.