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Scott Pelley

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  • 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....
  • ABC's Diane Sawyer Makes Ratings History in Winning May Sweep in Key News Demo

    Diane Sawyer made ratings history in May when her "World News" became the first evening news program solely hosted by a female to win a sweep month in the industry's most coveted demo. Even as NBC's "Nightly News" opened up a bigger advantage in total...
  • NBC News Scores Exclusive Interview With Edward Snowden, Plans Primetime Special

    NBC News said it would air an hour-long primetime special on May 28 featuring an exclusive interview between "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams and former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The talk will be Snowden's first interview...
  • Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.

    Hollywood protests Beverly Hills Hotel. Jimmy Kimmel renews deal.
    After the coffee. Before seeing how "24" did in the ratings. The Skinny: Our website has a brand new look, so be sure and take it all in and spread the good word. Today's roundup includes a look at Dawn Hudson's tenure as CEO of the Academy of Motion...
  • Steve Capus, former NBC News chief, to produce 'CBS Evening News'

    Steve Capus, former NBC News chief, to produce 'CBS Evening News'
    Steve Capus, who earned his stripes at NBC News as wingman for anchors Tom Brokaw and Brian Williams, soon will be piloting the cross-town rival "The CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." CBS News announced Tuesday it had hired Capus, former president of...
  • Former NBC News Chief Steve Capus Named Exec Producer of 'CBS Evening News'

    CBS News has tapped former NBC News president Steve Capus as exec producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley." He'll also serve as executive editor of CBS News. Capus left NBC News amid a shakeup at the division early last year. He was at the...