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  • Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92

    Long-time CBS broadcaster Andy Rooney dead at 92
    Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced. A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
  • 'The Simpsons': A lesson in art forgery, with Max von Sydow

    'The Simpsons': A lesson in art forgery, with Max von Sydow
    "The Simpsons" on Fox took a trip into the art market on Sunday's new episode titled "The War of Art," which included a lesson in forgery delivered by actor Max von Sydow. Sunday's episode echoed a number of real-life art stories, including the case...
  • TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

    TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
    TV networks will reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in various new or rebroadcast specials. Here's an incomplete list of TV tributes to the former South African president who passed away Thursday at age 95. (All times are Central; most...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ profiles Barcelona soccer team; David Letterman talks to Oprah Winfrey

     
    In Sunday news programming on national networks: ***Bob Simon of CBS' “60 Minutes” profiles Barcelona's professional soccer team, considered by many the best ever in the sport's 150-year history. Simon talks to star forward Lionel Messi, who...
  • The Vatican: a Showtime series, a ‘60 Minutes’ report

     
    The selection of a new pope has put attention back on the Vatican, and television is responding. Showtime on Friday announced the selection of a pope for “The Vatican,” a new series from Ridley Scott (“Gladiator,” “The Good...
  • ‘60 Minutes’: Escapee details horror in North Korea prison

     
    CBS' “60 Minutes” offers something unusual this weekend: An interview with the only person born in a North Korean prison who has escaped to talk about the ordeal. Shin Dong Hyuk, 30, talks to CNN's Anderson Cooper in the interview at 7:30 p.m....
  • Richard Threlkeld dies at 74; veteran TV anchor and correspondent

    Richard Threlkeld, a former CBS and ABC correspondent who covered the fall of Saigon and helped establish the CBS "Sunday Morning" show with weekly stories that showcased his prodigious energy and incisive writing, died Friday in a car crash on Long...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for April 14 - 15

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer GOP race: Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.); world affairs: Former British prime minister Tony Blair. 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show How former presidents help the current president; possibility...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ on Easter: musical miracle in Congo

     
    Other stories focus on the European debt crisis and Polo model Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, who is trying to make polo more popular in the United States....
  • This weekend: ‘60 Minutes’ revisits Central Florida; ‘Walking Dead’ ends first half of season

     
    Saturday Night Live" replays the Melissa McCarthy episode at 11:30 p.m. Saturday on NBC. It's the funniest episode this season, because the "Mike & Molly" has a fearless style. She pulls off physical comedy that is amazing for a live show. Lady...
  • Angelina Jolie tells ‘60 Minutes’: ‘I’m still a bad girl’

     
    "I'm still a bad girl,” Jolie tells Simon. "I still have that side of me ... it's just in its place now ... it belongs to Brad. Or … our adventures."...
  • Angelina Jolie survived her dark times, still Brad Pitt's 'bad girl'

     
    Angelina Jolie opens up about her dark past, times she says she's grateful to have survived. Angelina Jolie says she's luckier to have made it through dark parts of her past and now reserves her wild side for Brad Pitt....