The Media Mob has learned that after several months of hearing from lawyers on both sides of the case, Justice Ira Gammerman of the New York Supreme Court has just made a ruling regarding CBS’s motion to dismiss the $70 million civil lawsuit that Dan Rather initially brought against CBS back on Sept. 19, Read More
Get ready, Katie!
After much back and forth, the Clinton campaign has just announced that they have agreed to a CBS-hosted debate in North Carolina, on Sunday, April 27.
We’re hearing from sources that the debate is slotted to run for an hour and a half, immediately following CBS Read More
This morning, the New York Daily News reported that WCBS Channel 2 has laid off two senior correspondents-investigative reporter Scott Weinberger and Andrew Kirtzman, a former political reporter for New York 1–amid a broader round of cutbacks.
"Weinberger and Kirtzman are the only familiar faces involved in the layoffs, although behind-the-scenes staffers and Read More
The Media Mob has learned that CBS News is on the verge of announcing the end of Shelley Ross’ brief, tumultuous reign as executive producer of the Early Show.
According to sources, CBS is also expected to announce that Rick Kaplan—currently the Read More
As the World Turns had the first gay male character in daytime drama in 1988. Last summer, the show hit another milestone when the first two gay men on a soap, Luke and Noah, kissed for the first time. But the lovers haven’t locked lips since September, when the Noah character was still coming to Read More
Two decades ago, CBS’s 48 Hours was rolling around in the horrors of "Crack Street." Last night, it was celebrating in a plush Manhattan lounge.
Around 7 p.m., a throng of TV luminaries gathered on the 20th floor of 230 Fifth Avenue to fete the resilient news documentary show, which recently marked its 20th anniversary Read More
There have been more than 25 presidential debates already this political season, hosted by FOX, CNN, MSNBC, ABC News, and Univision. But to date, CBS News has yet to sponsor a single showdown.
Last night, however, viewers who would like to see Katie Couric questioning the leading presidential candidates on a big stage, got Read More
Today, roughly three weeks after re-launching under new hyper-competitive EP Shelley Ross, CBS’s (perennially last place) The Early Show is touting some improved numbers over last year.
According to today’s press release, for the week of Jan. 21, The Early Show has posted a 30 percent increase in adults 25-54 versus the same week Read More
In recent days, during a series of meetings in New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., and Los Angeles, roughly 500 CBS News employees who are members of the Writers Guilds of America, East and West, voted overwhelmingly in favor of ratifying their new contract agreement with their bosses.
“Under the terms of the new Read More
Yesterday the legal teams for Dan Rather and CBS appeared in New York Supreme Court, where they told Justice Ira Gammerman that the two sides had more or less agreed on terms for the discovery process moving forward in Mr. Rather’s $70 million suit against his former bosses.
On Wednesday afternoon, Jim Read More