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2006-06-22 21:47:35

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Calling it a "sad, bloody story," veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace expressed regret about Dan Rather's departure from CBS News but said Rather wasn't finished yet. "You wait and see, he's going to find his place," Wallace told a packed house on Wednesday at the annual conference of PromaxBDA in New York. "We're going to be hearing from Dan. He's a superb reporter." Wallace and CNN host Larry King received the...

2006-06-22 18:41:25

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Calling it a "sad, bloody story," veteran "60 Minutes" correspondent Mike Wallace expressed regret about Dan Rather's departure from CBS News but said Rather wasn't finished yet. "You wait and see, he's going to find his place," Wallace told a packed house on Wednesday at the annual conference of PromaxBDA in New York. "We're going to be hearing from Dan. He's a superb reporter." Wallace and CNN host Larry King received the...

2006-06-05 01:09:41

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - The executive producer of "Good Morning America" will leave the No. 2 breakfastcast at the end of September, adding another wrinkle to the world of the network morning shows. "GMA" executive producer Ben Sherwood told ABC News president David Westin on Thursday that he wanted to leave the show for family reasons. The past two months have seen "Today" co-host Katie Couric announcing her departure for the CBS evening news (her last day...

2006-06-01 02:51:28

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - "Today" said goodbye to Katie Couric on Wednesday after 15 years of moments and memories on TV's No. 1 morning show. With only a few nods to the news and weather during its three-hour run, "Today" threw a big party on the plaza at Rockefeller Center that featured Couric, longtime co-host Matt Lauer, Couric's two daughters and parents as well as the rest of the cast and crew and several surprises. Couric said in April that she would be...

2006-05-31 09:05:35

By Daniel Trotta NEW YORK (Reuters) - NBC feted "Today" show host Katie Couric as a departing heroine on her last day on the TV show on Wednesday as she leaves for her new role as the first female solo anchor on network news. Couric, 49, will take over in September as anchor and managing editor of the CBS "Evening News," filling the chair once occupied by Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather. NBC, a unit of General Electric Co., dedicated much of Wednesday's show to a retrospective of...

2006-05-23 18:49:31

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - ABC morning host Charles Gibson will take over next week as sole anchor of the network's nightly newscast from Elizabeth Vargas, who is leaving the program for good as she nears maternity leave, the network said on Tuesday. The move ended months of speculation about ABC's extended plans for "World News Tonight" and caps a tumultuous chain of events set in motion when anchor Peter Jennings became ill with lung cancer last year and died. Vargas...

2006-05-15 13:30:37

Please read in paragraph 3 "...a reported salary of $15 million annually for five years" instead of "...a reported salary of $15 million over five years." By Karey Wutkowski WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hollywood doesn't blink at paying top dollar for the right actor in a movie deal, but a federal proposal for media companies to reveal their stars' salaries has studios crying "cut!" CBS Corp., Walt Disney Co. and Viacom Inc. are among the media companies asking the Securities and...

2006-04-06 17:55:16

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Meredith Vieira, the free-wheeling veteran newswoman on ABC's daytime TV chat show "The View," will replace Katie Couric as co-host of the nation's top morning show, NBC's "Today," the network said on Thursday. Official word of the move came a day after Couric announced she would leave "Today" after 15 years on that show and assume the anchor chair in September on the third-ranked but growing "CBS Evening News." "I'm very honored that NBC has...

2006-04-06 17:51:38

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Meredith Vieira, the free-wheeling veteran newswoman on ABC's daytime TV chat show "The View," will replace Katie Couric as co-host of the nation's top morning show, NBC's "Today," the network said on Thursday. Official word of the move came a day after Couric announced she would leave "Today" after 15 years on that show and assume the anchor chair in September on the third-ranked but growing "CBS Evening News." "I'm very honored that NBC has...

2006-04-06 11:56:01

NEW YORK (Reuters) - ABC talk show host Meredith Vieira will replace Katie Couric as co-host of NBC's "Today" show, the nation's leading morning program, NBC said on Thursday. The NBC announcement came a day after Couric announced her plans to leave "Today" and shortly after Vieira revealed the news on her program, "The View." Vieira will move to "Today" in September when Couric takes over as sole anchor of the "CBS Evening News." "I'm very honored that NBC has asked me to co-host...