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Scott Pelley

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  • Fox News scores best week of year

    Fox News scores best week of year
    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,...
  • Brian Williams' streak remains unbroken

    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...
  • Should HBO Open A News Division?

    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...
  • 'ABC World News' posts huge win

    "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. "World News"...
  • '60 Minutes' dog fetches big audience

    UPDATED: The brilliant border collie came through Sunday night for "60 Minutes." Chaser was a hit with viewers, according to ratings locally and nationally. The CBS news magazine averaged 14.2 million viewers for the Chaser report by Anderson Cooper,...
  • 'CBS Evening News' To Launch Multi-Part Series Monday In Spotlight On Deep Reporting

    Most evening-news segments last anywhere from a few seconds to just a few minutes. Tonight, "CBS Evening News" will unveil what is expected to be the first of at least four segments that take a long look at a group of high-school dropouts trying to turn...
  • CBS makes a bold, winning call in 'Thursday Night Football' premiere

    The premiere of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS was a winner in my book before a second of the game between the Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers was played at M&T Bank Stadium. Given the nuclear fallout all week from the TMZ video that...
  • Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller

    Review: 'The News Sorority' by Sheila Weller
    There's not a whole lot of sisterhood on display in the pages of "The News Sorority," Sheila Weller's exhaustive — and somewhat exhausting — chronicle of the careers of broadcast superstars Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour....
  • David Muir, Brian Williams split wins

    David Muir, Brian Williams split wins
    "NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams" last week marked five straight years as the most-watched network evening newscast. Williams and NBC have won in total viewers for 260 consecutive weeks as well as 307 of the last 308 weeks. But ABC could crow...
  • CBS Making Unprecedented Push For 'Thursday Night Football'

    Having spent $275 million to buy the rights to "Thursday Night Football," CBS is putting the full might of the company behind it to make sure all of America will be watching. "There hasn't been an initiative at the CBS corporation in decades as large and...
  • Obama speech changes Wednesday prime time

    Obama speech changes Wednesday prime time
    President Barack Obama's address on his ISIS strategy will rearrange Wednesday prime time. What to expect? NBC announced its plans and said the Obama address will run roughly 15 minutes. "America's Got Talent" will follow at 9:15 p.m., and the show will...