| Dec 15, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News."
Yet half of those...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:59 AM
HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards.
Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...
| Dec 2, 2014
Scott Pelley is a correspondent for "60 Minutes," as well as the anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News." The 57-year-old journalist travels constantly for his work and says he wouldn't have it any other way. "Whenever I give commencement...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:25 AM
For Election Week, the news winners were NBC in broadcasting and Fox News Channel in cable.
In fact, Fox News was the most-watched channel in all of cable last week, averaging 1.4 million viewers for the total day. Coming in at No. 2 was Nickelodeon,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
CBS launched what may be the modern media-industry version of a CNN with a new broadband-distributed news feed that will send live, anchored news programming to Internet-connected TVs and other devices - an attempt by the company to monetize its CBS...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Where can you find Election Night results? Here's a quick look at what several networks and channels have planned Tuesday night:
CNN: Coverage starts at 5 p.m. Wolf Blitzer and Anderson Cooper are the headliners. Jake Tapper provides analysis, and...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Navy SEAL who told his story in "No Easy Day" has another story to share with "60 Minutes": The government has been hounding him for two years for not letting it see the book before it was published. In the book, he described shooting Osama bin Laden....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 5:31 AM
Football, great actors and daring stunts figure in this weekend's highlights:
Previews for "The Walking Dead" reveal that this weekend's episode, "Slabtown," gives an update on the missing Beth (Emily Kinney). AMC's preview reads: "We get to meet a whole...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Remember last week when we said "ABC World News Tonight" had overtaken "NBC Nightly News" as the most-watched newscast for the first time since February 2008?
Well, scratch that. Nielsen said NBC and Brian Williams actually won that week, and they...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the people consuming the bulk of TV news.
Oliver is the HBO...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 8:21 AM
"ABC World News With David Muir" was the most-watched evening newscast last week, the first time ABC has beaten "NBC Nightly News" since February 2008.
The ABC newscast also won the 25-to-54 age group for a ninth consecutive week.