| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. But the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 5:17 PM
The late-night TV landscape is about to once again undergo a massive seismic shift when David Letterman retires from his "Late Show" on CBS sometime in 2015. The host made the announcement on his show on Thursday.
While many are already speculating...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 11:42 AM
The late-night circuit is usually a well-oiled Hollywood hype machine through which movie stars and hot-shot directors can safely plug their latest films. Every once in a while, though, things go off the rails, a phenomenon that seems to happen with a bit...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:31 PM
What is it about TV news anchors and reporters stampeding to play themselves in fictional movies and TV shows? Do they think they don't get enough screen time doing, you know, their real jobs?
This habit has blotted the reputations of TV journalists for...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:08 AM
In this season of joy, television is delivering major presents this weekend. So what if you've seen many before?
The fresh gift is a new "Saturday Night Live" hosted by Jimmy Fallon. Justin Timberlake is the musical guest at 11:30 p.m....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Alabama football, top dramas, John F. Kennedy specials, a "60 Minutes" apology and season finales are among the weekend highlights:
"Killing Kennedy" presents Rob Lowe as President John F. Kennedy and offers a clear, fast-moving account of...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The biggest weekend story, in television, is the return of "The Walking Dead."
The zombie drama was the most-popular series last season with the 18-to-49 age group. The early episodes suggest the series has lost none of its power to shock and engross....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"SHE LOOKED self-made, not handled, but she had the air of somebody who knew stardom was inevitable. The subtext of her attitude was 'You have no idea how big I'm going to be. You'll rue how you weren't more respectful." That is former MTV VJ, Alan Hunter...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:45 PM
She shares her own difficulties with resisting coffee. "I'm a very wired person, so I shouldn't drink more coffee, but at some times, I can't resist that," she says. "So saying to someone, 'Just say no,' is magical thinking."...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:43 PM
Morley Safer's charming segment on author David McCullough for Sunday's “60 Minutes” contained moments certain to thrill movie fans. McCullough was thrilled, too, that Oscar-winner Olivia de Havilland attended a Paris party in his honor. She...