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  • Diane Sawyer Exits a Demo Winner on ABC's 'World News'; NBC, CBS Newscasts On the Rise

    Diane Sawyer is going out a demo winner as anchor of ABC's "World News," prevailing last week for the seventh time in eight weeks. Also of note in another good week for the evening newscasts across the board, CBS logged its top-rated week of the summer...
  • Diane Sawyer leaves 'World News' with gratitude

    Diane Sawyer was a portrait in graciousness Wednesday night as she stepped down as anchor of "ABC World News" after nearly five years. She lavishly praised her successor David Muir, who takes over Tuesday. "He is my friend and you are in strong and...
  • 'Today' vs. 'Good Morning America': Morning News Race Heats Up TV's Fiercest Duel

    Like most duels, this one starts at dawn. About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
  • 'Good Wife,' 'Outlander,' Beyonce: this weekend

    This weekend, you'll get the return of broadcast TV's finest drama, a glitzy concert and one of the sexiest hours ever put on television. The weekend highlights: 1. "The Good Wife," 9:30 p.m. Sunday, CBS Note the late start, which could be later...
  • Brian Williams, David Muir split wins again

    NBC's Brian Williams continued to anchor the most-watched evening newscast last week. But ABC's David Muir again reached the most viewers in the 25-to-54 age group prized by news advertisers. "NBC Nightly News" drew 8.554 million total viewers while...
  • CBS Thursday NFL Team Faced With Tackling Ray Rice Story

    Pity CBS Sports. The network got all dressed up to attend a football game, and a genuine news story broke out. The controversy surrounding the National Football League's handling of Ray Rice - who was disciplined lightly, then disciplined again, for...
  • Brian Williams' Ex-Boss From NBC Has New Vision For 'Evening News' At CBS

    In an era when interactive devices seem to have reduced the attention span of most video consumers to that of a hummingbird on methamphetamine, the new executive producer of "The CBS Evening News" recently tried something counterintuitive: a story segment...
  • L.A. Mayor Striving to Keep 'Late Late Show' in the City

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Monday that his administration is "not going to sit back" when it comes to convincing CBS to keep production of "Late Late Show" in the city. Under Craig Ferguson, the show has been shot at CBS Television City on...
  • Scott Pelley To Report From Iraq This Week For 'CBS Evening News'

    Scott Pelley will report from Iraq this week during "The CBS Evening News," CBS News said in a statement Monday. The anchor is already in Iraq, the network said, offering few details. He is expected to report during the week on the ongoing crisis in...
  • 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...
  • Scott Pelley says Americans want an 'honest' newscast -- and CBS is delivering one

    Two years ago as he was about to take over a ratings-battered and beleaguered newscast from Katie Couric, Scott Pelley told me he thought great journalism in the traditional sense of that term could still be good business despite the epic change rocking...