| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:56 AM
The weekend highlights include the 40th season premiere of "Saturday Night Live," the 26th season premiere of "The Simpsons" and the 15th season premiere of "CSI." Are you ready for Mark-Paul Gosselaar as twins?
1. "60 Minutes," 7 p.m....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:45 AM
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...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:45 AM
If you hate the extreme polarization of American life today, with more and more people talking to and living alongside only people who share their world view, blame Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News.
If you are angry about the loss of civility, the...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart warned about the dangers of sending mentally ill people to jail in a nationally televised Sunday interview.
Dart, appearing on the CBS news magazine "60 Minutes," called jails and prisons "the new insane asylums" and said...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Jay Leno will step down from "The Tonight Show" on Feb. 6. But to hear him talk to "60 Minutes'" Steve Kroft, he's about as ready to leave this time as he was when he left the show in 2009.
The CBS newsmagazine will be profiling Leno on Sunday, and...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:27 AM
The final weekend of the 2013-14 TV season brings finales and farewells. A few things to expect:
"The Good Wife" concludes its best season so far with an episode called "A Weird Year" at 9 p.m. Sunday on CBS. Louis Canning (Michael J. Fox) continues...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 6:49 AM
This is a column I have put off for weeks, because it makes me sad to write it. And ultimately, it begs an answer, which I am not sure I have.
But with the year ending, I can no longer avoid it. After decades of writing about television and media, this...
| Dec 17, 2011
President Barack Obama doesn't suffer from amnesia, but apparently he hopes the public does.
In his latest in a series of interviews on "60 Minutes" this week, the president took positions that are the polar opposite of what he was saying as recently as...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:08 PM
U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be included in a "60 Minutes" piece Sunday looking at Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, that members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence see as a threat to national security....
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:44 AM
The joint appearance by President Obama and Hillary Clinton on “60 Minutes” wasn’t about the Democratic nomination in 2016, as some analysts have insisted this weekend.
Watching the actual interview Sunday night, I am certain it was...