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2006-04-05 06:51:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katie Couric announced her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday and said she would join rival CBS. Couric announced she was leaving the show at the end of May after serving 15 years as host, longer than any other anchor of the morning show. Couric said she would join the CBS "Evening News" and "60 Minutes."

2006-04-05 06:50:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Katie Couric announced her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday and said she would join rival CBS. Couric announced she was leaving the show at the end of May after serving 15 years as host, longer than any other anchor of the morning show. Couric said she would join the CBS "Evening News" and "60 Minutes."

2006-04-05 03:22:03

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Katie Couric is expected to announce her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday, paving the way for her to join rival CBS and become the first woman sole anchor of a major U.S. network evening newscast, people close to the situation said. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Tuesday Couric would announce her departure from NBC during a "Today" show broadcast marking her 15th anniversary as co-host of America's No. 1...

2006-04-04 19:38:33

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Katie Couric is expected to announce her departure from NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday, paving the way for her to join rival CBS and become the first woman sole anchor of a major U.S. network evening newscast, people close to the situation said. The sources, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Tuesday Couric would announce her departure from NBC during a "Today" show broadcast marking her 15th anniversary as co-host of America's No. 1...

2006-04-04 07:31:09

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters they believed Couric, 49, has reached a tentative deal with CBS that would make her the first woman installed as the sole permanent anchor of a major...

2006-04-03 21:15:37

Please read in 14th paragraph ... narrowed the ratings gap between the two last spring ... instead of ... narrowed the ratings gap between the two earlier this year. By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation...

2006-04-03 21:26:48

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters they believed Couric, 49, has reached a tentative deal with CBS that would make her the first woman installed as the sole permanent anchor of a major...

2006-04-03 20:41:37

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Intense speculation swept two network news divisions on Monday that Katie Couric, co-host of NBC's top-rated morning show "Today," is about to jump to rival CBS and become its evening news anchor, a move many in the industry see as a gamble. Two people familiar with the situation told Reuters they believed Couric, 49, has a tentative deal with CBS that would make her the first woman installed as the sole permanent anchor of a major network...

2006-02-06 09:15:00

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES - It has been one of broadcasting's open secrets: CBS Corp has been wooing "Today Show" cohost Katie Couric to bring her considerable star power and girl-next-door charm to the evening anchor chair. But for many in the industry, that poses a couple of related questions: Will a perky personality like hers save or kill the evening news? And don't viewers really, deep down, demand a deep-voiced authority figure, like say Edward R. Murrow, portrayed in the...

2006-02-06 09:04:09

By Sue Zeidler LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It has been one of broadcasting's open secrets: CBS Corp has been wooing "Today Show" co-host Katie Couric to bring her considerable star power and girl-next-door charm to the evening anchor chair. But for many in the industry, that poses a couple of related questions: Will a perky personality like hers save or kill the evening news? And don't viewers really, deep down, demand a deep-voiced authority figure, like say Edward R. Murrow, portrayed...