Today, the legal teams for Dan Rather and CBS were back in New York Supreme Court in Lower Manhattan.
During a brief hearing, the two sides told Justice Ira Gammerman that they had more or less reached an agreement on most of the issues, regarding the discovery process in Mr. Rather’s $70 million civil Read More
CBS’ Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson was not allowed to air the Tom Cruise video that has been on the tips of innumerable tongues this week. So, he went and made his own version. As impossible as it sounds, Mr. Ferguson’s version, complete with lots of strange acronyms, double-chin laughs and Read More
On Wednesday afternoon, in New York Supreme Court in Lower Manhattan, Justice Ira Gammerman decided to allow Dan Rather’s $70 million civil lawsuit against his former bosses to move forward into the discovery phase.
Afterwards, Mr. Rather stood in the hallway outside the courtroom, surrounded by reporters, and said he was "pleased" by the Read More
When Jim Stewart stepped down from CBS News in November 2006 after some 16 years of reporting on a range of topics for the Tiffany Network, the longtime Washington-based correspondent retired to the warmth of Florida. Now, depending on a judge’s ruling in an ongoing case, Mr. Stewart could be spending a part of his Read More
David Letterman is winning the battle of the re-runs, the New York Post reports.
Since the writers strike began over a month ago, forcing both Mr. Letterman of CBS and his late-night rival, Jay Leno of NBC, into re-runs, Mr. Letterman’s numbers are down only around 21 percent, whle Mr. Leno’s are off Read More
With the strike on CBS’s bank of crime and punishment programming is getting low. CBS Corp. CEO Leslie Moonves announced that the network is looking to its sister channel, Showtime, to fill in the gaps. Will Dexter, the mediocre-written, yet highly addictive show about a forensics cop who moonlights as a serial killer make it Read More
New executive producer Shelley Ross continues to shake up CBS’ The Early Show, which for some tmie now has been stuck in third place in the morning news battles.
Today, CBS announced that they’ve added a new anchor to the tag-team cast: Maggie Rodriguez, who has been co-anchoring the Saturday version of the show Read More
Yesterday evening, the Democratic National Committee announced that it was putting the kibosh on CBS’s December 10 debate between Democratic presidential candidates.
"Hollywood’s television and film writers have been on strike since Nov. 5, and most of the Democratic candidates had pledged not to cross picket lines to attend the debate, which had been set Read More
Last week, lawyers for CBS filed a motion to dismiss Dan Rather’s $70 million civil lawsuit against them in New York State Supreme Court.
One of their arguments is that Mr. Rather is essentially bringing a defamation charge against the network. Yesterday we caught up with Mr. Rather’s lawyer, Martin Gold.
“What they’re Read More
Herein, CBS’s 30-page motion to dismiss argument in "Dan Rather vs. CBS Coporation, Viacom Inc., Leslie Moonves, Sumner Redstone, and Andrew Heyward." CBS filed the motion to dismiss today in New York Supreme Court.
Click here to read the filing (pdf).