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  • ‘American Idol,’ ‘60 Minutes’ top weekly ratings

     
    “American Idol” and “60 Minutes,” two long-running series with different fan bases, topped the weekly ratings in Central Florida. “American Idol” featured squabbling judges while “60 Minutes” offered a love-...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton give joint interview

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. John McCain joke Thursday on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The most-discussed news magazine this weekend will be “60 Minutes.” CBS News has...
  • Grammys, ‘Walking Dead’ top Sunday ratings

     
    Carrie Underwood's dress became a star on the Grammys. Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In recent years, the Grammys have been morea concert than an awards show. This year's Grammys will be remembered as a...
  • Maggie Smith tells ‘60 Minutes’: I’ve never watched ‘Downton Abbey’

     
    Dame Maggie Smith is giving a rare interview to CBS' “60 Minutes” this weekend. The big revelation: The 78-year-old Oscar-winner has never watched “Downton Abbey,” perhaps the biggest hit of her career. The PBS drama offers its...
  • ‘60 Minutes,’ NBC football top Sunday rankings

     
    CBS' “60 Minutes,” the longest-running show in prime time, was the top show Sunday night in Orlando. It was also the top show in early national ratings. We'll have the updated numbers Tuesday. According to the early rankings, “60...
  • 60 Minutes serves the president some softballs

    60 Minutes serves the president some softballs
    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President Obama...
  • Dutch Ruppersberger on '60 Minutes' Sunday talking about Chinese firm as threat

    Dutch Ruppersberger on '60 Minutes' Sunday talking about Chinese firm as threat
    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....
  • Obama, Hillary, Palin and prime-time TV writing first draft of history

    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...
  • Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer

    Mike Wallace dies at 93; '60 Minutes' pioneer
    As the self-described "black hat" of television's premier newsmagazine "60 Minutes," Mike Wallace crafted a persona of a probing reporter known for his often caustic questioning of sometimes reluctant guests on the program. Beginning in 1968, as one of...
  • Best-selling 'Three Cups of Tea' Author Fights Claims He Lied

    Best-selling 'Three Cups of Tea' Author Fights Claims He Lied
    NEW YORK -- Greg Mortenson, the high-profile advocate of girls' education in Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been forced to defend his best-selling book "Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations ... One School at a Time,"...
  • This weekend: TCM salutes Tony Curtis; Jane Lynch hosts ‘Saturday Night Live’; ‘60 Minutes’ looks at high-frequency trading

     
    TCM honors Tony Curtis on Sunday, Jane Lynch host "Saturday Night Live" and "60 Minutes" looks into high-speed trading....