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Steve Kroft

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  • Jay Leno: I won't host another late-night show

    Jay Leno: I won't host another late-night show
    In a "60 Minutes" interview Sunday, Jay Leno was adamant that he won't host another late-night show after leaving "The Tonight Show" on Feb. 6. "I don't know what I'll do. Will I do another late-night show to go against any of these people? No," he told...
  • Grammy Viewership Up Slightly, 2nd Largest Since 1993

    The Grammy Awards telecast remains second only to the Academy Awards in terms of popularity, with Sunday's show on CBS drawing a big 28.5 million viewers -- up slightly from last year and the second largest audience in the last 21 years. Since 1993, only...
  • Jay Leno on Being Replaced by Jimmy Fallon: 'Makes Perfect Sense to Me'

    Jay Leno says he would have been hurt and offended if NBC had fired him with no plan in mind, but with Jimmy Fallon the one stepping into his shoes, Leno says the move makes "perfect sense." In an interview set to air this Sunday on CBS' "60 Minutes,"...
  • Jay Leno: NBC blindsided me with Conan

    Jay Leno: NBC blindsided me with Conan
    How much did it hurt being replaced by Conan O'Brien on "The Tonight Show"? Jay Leno compares it to a romantic breakup in an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" this weekend. "I was blindsided," Leno tells Steve Kroft. "[NBC executives said], 'You're...
  • Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County

    Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County
    The Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film) Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music) Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music) Sept. 20:...
  • Bill O'Reilly to '60 Minutes': Holy Spirit directed me to write 'Killing Jesus'

    Bill O'Reilly to '60 Minutes': Holy Spirit directed me to write 'Killing Jesus'
    CBS' "60 Minutes" has lined up Bill O'Reilly of Fox News Channel for its season premiere this weekend. O'Reilly gets a prime platform to promote his latest book, "Killing Jesus." "All of the ideas come to me in the middle of the night, and one night,...
  • '60 Minutes'' missed opportunity

    In the days of the late Mike Wallace, "60 Minutes" was known for hard-hitting, aggressive journalism that asked the questions viewers wanted answered and held the powerful accountable. The Jan. 27 program on which Steve Kroft interviewed President...
  • In '60 Minutes' segment, Sheriff Dart calls jails 'the new insane asylums'

     In '60 Minutes' segment, Sheriff Dart calls jails 'the new insane asylums'
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart warned about the dangers of sending mentally ill people to jail in a nationally televised Sunday interview. Dart, appearing on the CBS news magazine "60 Minutes," called jails and prisons "the new insane asylums" and said...
  • Fox News’ Chris Wallace Earns Lifetime Achievement Honor

    "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace has won the 2013 Paul White Award for lifetime achievement and service to electronic journalism from the Radio Television Digital News Assn., joining Mike Wallace to become the first father-son combo to win the...
  • TV Academy Honors Tough but Sweet

    Bouncy houses and cancer. Jason Katims‘ eloquent juxtaposition of the two set the tone for the sixth annual TV Academy Honors on Thursday at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Katims, the showrunner of "Parenthood" – one of eight programs being honored at...
  • This weekend: 'Angel of Death' on '60 Minutes'; 'Good Wife' shocker; 'Carousel'

    This weekend: 'Angel of Death' on '60 Minutes'; 'Good Wife' shocker; 'Carousel'
    The highlights this weekend include a stellar cliffhanger on "The Good Wife," Carly Simon on "Family Guy" and a production of the Broadway classic "Carousel." Keep these programs in mind: 1. "The Good Wife" rolls to its season finale at 9 p.m....
  • Grammys, ‘Walking Dead’ top Sunday ratings

     
    Carrie Underwood's dress became a star on the Grammys. Photo credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In recent years, the Grammys have been morea concert than an awards show. This year's Grammys will be remembered as a...