Last night on 60 Minutes, Conan O’Brien talked to Steve Kroft about what it was like to lose The Tonight Show to Jay Leno.
“I went through some stuff,” said Mr. O’Brien. “And I got very depressed at times. It was like a marriage breaking up suddenly, violently, quickly. And I was just trying to Read More
On Sunday night, 60 Minutes will air the first major TV interview with Conan O’Brien since he left NBC.
Today, CBS News released a few tidbits from Mr. O’Brien’s interview with Steve Kroft.
At one point, Mr. O’Brien tells Mr. Kroft that (surprise, surprise) he would have handled the whole Tonight Show Read More
Halfway through this month’s 60 Minutes interview with the financial journalism deity Michael Lewis, a snapshot of a half-grinning banker in a pinstriped suit filled the screen. With a thick neck and soft face, mouth turned tightly upward, the former mortgage bond trader Howie Hubler smiled out unknowingly at 12 million viewers.
In his nice Read More
This weekend, President Barack Obama will be making his first appearance on a Sunday morning public affairs program since taking office. But he won’t be doing it on NBC’s top-rated Meet the Press.
Rather, he’ll be appearing on CBS’s Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer
Last week, Mr. Obama Read More
On Tuesday morning, Steve Kroft stood on the second floor of the W hotel on Lexington Avenue and poured himself a cup of coffee. A man walked by, recognized the 60 Minutes correspondent, and paused to congratulate him on a recent story from Pakistan. “That was really ballsy going in that cave,” said Read More
CBS executives announced today that correspondent Steve Kroft has landed the first post-election interview with President-elect Barack Obama. The interview will take place tomorrow in Chicago, air on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, and will also include First Lady-elect Michelle Obama.
More from the press release:
60 MINUTES has covered the campaign and the election closely. Read More
This coming Sunday, CBS News’ 60 Minutes will be celebrating its 40th Anniversary on the air. For the occassion, Steve Kroft will be interviewing Senator Barack Obama, and Scott Pelley will be interviewing Senator John McCain.
From today’s release:
America’s most-watched news program takes a hard look at the presidential candidates on its 40th Read More
When he’s not grilling rocker Jon Bon Jovi, or tooling around Dubai with ruler Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft is often found chatting up the various characters at Café Luxembourg on West 70th Street.
“It’s always been my local,” said Mr. Kroft.
On Sept. 10, owner Lynn Wagenknecht’s longtime celebrity Read More
The first question that 60 Minutes correspondent Steve Kroft put to Sante and Kenneth Kimes on the April 11 broadcast of the CBS newsmagazine did not sound particularly provocative at the time. “It’s very unusual for people charged with murder to sit down and to do an interview before trial,” Mr. Kroft said to his Read More
Upper East Side
SASSA UP $6.1 MILLION, PERELMAN DOWN $2.1 MILLION. DRAT!
The financial windfall that Scott Sassa, president of NBC Television Stations, is having at Ronald Perelman’s expense continues. First, Mr. Perelman laid out $10 million for a town house in order to lure Scott Sassa, a former Turner Broadcasting System entertainment Read More