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  • For third time this year, ABC's 'This Week' tops NBC's 'Meet the Press' in total Sunday viewers

     
    Victory comes as ABC negotiating for host George Stephanopoulos to join "Good Morning America" as a host....
  • Obama's deficit hawks: 'Staggering' job

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama has tapped a bipartisan pair of budget hawks to help steer a path out of the deficits that have consumed the federal government; Alan Simpson, the former Republican senator from Wyoming, and Erskine Bowles,......
  • TEST OF A TIME

    TEST OF A TIME
    1. True or false? After the mid-July failure of IndyMac Bank, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson warned that the economy "could be in complete meltdown in two months." a. True. He said that estimate "might even be optimistic." b. False. He reassured the...
  • Fond farewell

    Fond farewell
    This year saw showbiz lose Sydney Pollack, Paul Newman, Bettie Page, Cyd Charisse, Charlton Heston, Suzanne Pleshette, Harvey Korman, Van Johnson, Heath Ledger and the Bernies -- Brillstein and Mac -- among others. Cartoonists could be forgiven for waxing...
  • Constitutional smackdown

    WHEN someone like Tim Russert asks someone like Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), as he did Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press," whether a conflict between Congress and the Bush White House will lead to a constitutional crisis, I get the sense that the news...
  • Fox News' Bret Baier pounds Obama on healthcare -- fair and balanced, or partisan and rude? You be the judge [VIDEO, TRANSCRIPT]

     
    Fox News has made clear its disdain for President Obama for most of his presidency -- for example by ignoring some of his prime-time appearances and giving a platform to commentators like Glenn Beck to fuel conspiracy theories about the......
  • Republicans' 2012 electoral math: it's Florida, Florida, Florida (again). Tampa readies balloons

     
    Politico.com's Mike Allen is reporting that the Republican National Committee is set to announce Tampa, Fla., as the site of its 2012 convention, beating out competing bids from Phoenix and Salt Lake City. If you want to mark your calendar,......
  • Can Christiane Amanpour breathe any life into the Sunday morning news show format?

     
    Call me crazy, but I've never been able to shake the habit of watching the Sunday morning news shows, even though you can go weeks on end without ever seeing any real news. So, of course, I had to watch......
  • Report: David Gregory Will Host 'Meet the Press'

    NBC's lead White House correspondent, David Gregory, is the next permanent host of "Meet the Press," unless he's not. Gregory, who anchored MSNBC's "Race to the White House" show this fall and is a regular contributor to "Meet the Press," has been...
  • 'Meet the Press' Names New Host

    NBC confirmed weeks of speculation on Sunday in announcing that David Gregory will become the new moderator of "Meet the Press." The announcement of Gregory as the new moderator came during Sunday's (Dec. 7) edition of the show. Gregory, who has been...
  • Radio and television figures

    Radio and television figures Bob LeMond Jr., 94; leading announcer on CBS radio and television (Jan. 6) Dwight Arlington Hemion, 81; television director and producer who won 18 Emmy Awards for his musical variety specials (Jan. 28) Don Herbert, 72;...