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  • 'NBC Nightly News' Hits 9-Year Ratings High From Sochi

    Various NBC dayparts have seen a halo effect in the ratings during the net's coverage of the Olympics, and that is especially true for "NBC Nightly News," which hit a nine-year high last week. Anchored by Brian Williams from the site of the Winter...
  • ABC's 'World News With Diane Sawyer' Rises to Three-Year Ratings High

    ABC continues to make inroads in the evening news ratings derby, with "World News With Diane Sawyer" hitting a three-year demo high in a news-heavy week. Posting year-over-year increases for the fourth time in the last five weeks, "World News" averaged...
  • 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...
  • Writers Guild of America Nominees

    The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be announced in simultaneous ceremonies Saturday in Los Angeles and New York. The nominees: SCREEN NOMINEES ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell;...
  • 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...
  • Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

    Did '60 Minutes' whitewash the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?
    BP, the perpetrator of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, has been working assiduously over the last year to wriggle out from under a financial settlement it reached for gulf businesses harmed by the disaster.  As we reported...
  • Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?

    Is it time to quit being nice about what 'NewsHour' has become?
    (Updates at end with response from NewsHour) With the word Tuesday that "NewsHour" was shutting down offices and laying off employees, it's time to ask the question: Just how much of the this one-time PBS bedrock is actually left? In fact, let's go a...
  • Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview

    Oprah promotes self, er, her Lance Armstrong interview
    Oprah Winfrey appeared on "CBS This Morning" Tuesday to talk about her interview with Lance Armstrong, but she remained coy about exactly what the disgraced seven-time Tour de France winner admitted to in his drug doping "confession." "I would say he did...