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  • Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric

    Daytime proved too challenging for Katie Couric
    Katie Couric's high-profile return to daytime television is coming to an end. Couric and the Disney/ABC Television Group, which distributes her syndicated talk show, "Katie," said Thursday that it would end next summer after two seasons. The show airs...
  • ABC Snaps NBC's Lengthy Evening News Demo Win Streak

    ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" ruled as the top-rated evening news program in the key demo for advertising last week, putting an end to a nearly five-year streak by NBC's "Nightly News with Brian Williams." According to Nielsen estimates for the...
  • TV coverage of the March on Washington 50th anniversary

     
    Aug. 28 will be the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, the Aug. 28, 1963, gathering for human rights that saw Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. deliver his famous “I Have a Dream” speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial, an event...
  • Broadcast Nets Interrupt Programs For Syria Coverage

    ABC, NBC and CBS broke into daytime programming along with various Fox affiliates just before 2:45 p.m. Eastern time to transmit recorded remarks by President Barack Obama on the looming crisis in Syria - a signal that the situation is growing more...
  • Jon Stewart Is TV's Highest-Paid Host

    Ever wonder who's raking in the dough on the small screen? The rankings may surprise you. According to a report by TV Guide, "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart is taking home between $25 and $30 million a year, topping broadcast network competitors Jay...
  • From ABC News to Al Jazeera America, A Bigger Spotlight For Syria

    To the wizened political observer, President Obama's recent remarks about a possible strike against Syria may sound like preliminary saber-rattling. But some TV-news outlets are already hearing explosions. Days before a potential U.S. strike against...
  • CBS News Moves Early to Dominate Syria Coverage

    President Obama has said the U.S. will studiously avoid putting "boots on the ground" during any conflict with Syria, but the same does not hold true for CBS News. The Eye's news division has already scored some impressive wins in its coverage of the...
  • CBS Leads News and Documentary Emmy Award Winners

    CBS lead TV news hounds with a dozen wins at the 34th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, presented Tuesday night at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. Half of CBS' wins came for "60 Minutes" segments, including two for its "Killing Bin Laden"...
  • CBS News Chairman: Time To 'Own' Reporting Error In '60 Minutes'

    CBS is hoping its admission of an error in an Oct. 27 "60 Minutes" report about last year's attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, is enough to tamp down any negative reaction from the public. The top executive at CBS News, who is...
  • Even TV News Stalwarts Like '60 Minutes' Aren't Immune to Missteps

    These should be banner times for the TV news organizations -- Obamacare crises are good for ratings -- but the newsies seem too caught up in internal melodramas and scheduling shuffles to notice. Even that paragon of stability in the news business, "60...
  • Zimmerman Verdict Spurs Mixed Reactions From Broadcast Nets

    CBS, NBC and ABC all broke into regularly scheduled programming Saturday to deliver special news reports on the "not guilty" verdict in the closely watched George Zimmerman trial. In a sign that the sensational court case played better in the never-...