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Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

'Big Brother,' '60 Minutes': winning combo

The long-running news magazine drew the most viewers nationally and locally. The reality series was the big favorite with young adults also nationally and locally.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Yesterday | Deadline

Ratings Rat Race: CBS Lineup Steady To Top Night, Abc's...

CBS' Sunday series went for an encore performance, repeating their fast nationals ratings from last week.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Arkansas high school to start drones program

The school district will offer a drones class after ninth- and 10th-grade Principal Mike Tarkington got the idea for starting one while watching an episode of "60 Minutes" about them in March.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Entertainment, Television, Beebe, AR

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

10 Reasons Why 'Top Gear' Is The Greatest Show On TV

As the dog days of summer drag on, it's the perfect time for anyone who hasn't yet had the pleasure to curl up in an air-conditioned living room and dive into the greatest show currently on TV: "Top Gear."


Related Topix: Top Gear, Entertainment, Television, Journalism

Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

US Military Dusts Off Decades-Old 'Readiness' Plans for Russia

Gen. Martin Dempsey, right, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Lesley Stahl, Correspondent, "60 Minutes,"CBS News, during a session of the Aspen Security Forum, in Aspen, Colo., July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Aspen, CO, Vladimir Putin

Washington Times

Excerpts from recent South Dakota editorials

This is a campaign started in 2010 by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett to encourage billionaires to make a commitment to give away at least $500 million to philanthropic causes.


Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Entertainment, Television, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, July 27, 2014

It's not often companies can do well by doing good. But that's just what American Express and many other Fortune 500 firms did by hiring disadvantaged youth from Year Up, a program that has trained thousands for internships that often lead to corporate jobs thought to be out of their reach.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Film

Blanchett, Redford pic could shoot in Oz

Develop your own portfolio with the support of our award winning academics and the best media production and post-production facilities in Australia.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS's EXTANT is Top Scripted Broadcast in Viewers

CBS won its fifth straight week in viewers with 12 of the top 20 broadcasts, led by EXTANT, the top scripted program in viewers, all three editions of BIG BROTHER and a growing UNFORGETTABLE, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending July 20. EXTANT was the week's top scripted broadcast in viewers with NCIS , 60 Minutes , ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Ratings Rat Race: 'Rising Star' & 'Wipeout'...

It was a half-and-half night among the Big 4 in primetime Sunday. CBS and ABC were almost all originals, while NBC and Fox were all encores.


Related Topix: Games, Chess, Entertainment, Television, Unforgettable

The Orlando Sentinel

'Big Brother': Big ratings

For a series in its 16th edition, "Big Brother" is showing surprising ratings strength.


Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television, Big Brother, Pop/Rock

ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Moreley Safer

Morley Safer began his American career at CBS as a correspondent during the Vietnam War.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Age

Toni McHugh during her exclusive 60 Minutes interview.

An average of 1.41 million viewers tuned in to watch as Toni McHugh told reporter Tara Brown she believed Baden-Clay, who was found guilty of the 2012 murder of his wife on July 15 and sentenced to life in jail with a minimum non-parole period of 15 years, had ''killed for himself'' .


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Reality Blurred

Drag Race, Cosmos win TV critics' awards

Logo's RuPaul's Drag Race and Fox/NatGeo's COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey won the Television Critics Association's nonfiction television awards, which will be presented tonight.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

This Week's Bestsellers: July 21, 2014

Sales of David & Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell spiked in the week ended July 13, with 4,838 print copies sold, according to Nielsen BookScan, up more than double from the week before, when it sold 2,311 copies.


Related Topix: Books, David and Goliath, Entertainment, Television

Liverpool FC

Robbie Fowler on '60 Minutes with...'

Fresh from his confirmation as a club ambassador earlier today, Robbie Fowler has given one of his most revealing interviews in a '60 Minutes witha ' show that will premiere at 8.30pm BST on LFCTV.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

No Rock&Roll Fun

Adele selling house: vacant, possession

In other property news, Adele is flogging off her Sussex mansion : Singer Adele puts her 'haunted' house in Partridge Green up for sale Wow.


Related Topix: Dance, Adele, Pop/Rock, Entertainment, Television

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Tea Leoni Returning to Televison, Gets OK from Kids

Actress Tea Leoni will be returning to the small screen to star as Secretary of State Elizabeth Faulkner McCord, in the CBS political drama Madam Secretary.


Related Topix: The Naked Truth, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Tea Leoni, Family, Kids

Scoop: 60 MINUTES on CBS - Sunday, July 20, 2014

A group of billionaires is pledging to give at least half their vast fortunes to charity in hopes of changing the world.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Warren Buffett

CBS Local

What's Ahead For The Great Lakes State? 'Michigan In...

CBS 62's "Eye on the Future" special airs 6:30 p.m. Sunday before "60 Minutes". July 17, 2014 8:31 AM Outgoing Congressman John Dingell and U.S. Senator Carl Levin appear together in the "Eye on the Future" special "Michigan in Transition" airing 6:30 p.m. this Sunday on CBS 62. The two Michigan leaders talk about changes in the political landscape ... (more)


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, John Dingell, US Senate, Carl Levin