Friday Sep 12
TV Ratings: Meredith Vieira's new daytime talk show off to decent start
The Meredith Vieira Show got off to a decent start Monday, helped by pulling in Jennifer Lopez as the first guest to appear on the daytime talk show. Though the premiere episode improved the timeslot's numbers by 41 percent, Vieira still fell shy of the previous debuts of syndicated talk shows from Queen Latifah and Katie Couric, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Thu Sep 11, 2014
FILE ** Former Rep. Anthony Weiner
The long-lost voice of former Rep. Anthony Weiner - a failed New York mayoral candidate whose political star fell over a sexting scandal - came to life this week, right after he sent out a very public rebuttal of Sen. Elizabeth Warren 's rebuke of former Minority Leader Eric Cantor . Ms. Warren recently derided the "revolving door" that separates government from the private sector, referring to the announced Wall Street employment of Mr. Cantor and saying such transitions "worries" her, during an interview with Katie Couric of Yahoo News.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Can Meredith Vieira save daytime TV?
A daytime talk show-one frequented by celebrity guests as well as nebulous lifestyle experts and studded with Oprah-inspired stories of tragedy and triumph-seems to be something everyone on TV wants. But no one can quite figure out how to do it.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Katie Couric: Did She Say Diane Sawyer Traded Sexual Favors For Stories?
In a book coming out in September titled The News Sorority , author Sheila Weller claims that CBS News anchor Katie Couric once made a snide remark about rival Diane Sawyer's technique in getting stories.
Spokane composer, sound designer showcases work on big, small screens - Sun, 31 Aug 2014 PST
Early in his career as a composer and sound designer, Bill Byrne borrowed $25,000 and flew to Los Angeles, naively hoping to parlay a 15-second pinball simulation into a Hollywood career.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Katie Couric & Diane Sawyer's Bitter Behind-The-Scenes Feud...
Sheila Weller 's The News Sorority tells the story of a behind-the-scenes feud whose fallout we didn't even know we were watching! According to the book, when Katie and Diane were heading rival morning news shows Today and Good Morning America , they frequently competed for guests- and the competition got personal! Weller writes: "When a friend of ... (more)
The Hollywood Gossip
Katie Couric Accused Diane Sawyer of Exchanging Oral Sex For Interviews, New Book Alleges
Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer have been two of the most respected names in broadcast news for several decades, but a new tell-all book claims that the iconic journalists sank to stunning lows while fiercely competing with one another early in their careers.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Just 1 in 25 homes now fetching the asking price: Figures suggest...
Father breaks down in tears as he's found NOT GUILTY of shooting dead drunk driver who killed his two young sons in car wreck 'They're just little creeps': Sharon Tate's sister speaks out about her brutal murder by the Manson family 45 years ago and says she'll fight forever to keep the killers behind bars Father of Miley Cyrus's homeless VMAs date ... (more)
Ayer Public Spirit
Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer had nasty rivalry, according to book
The upcoming book "The News Sorority," by journalist Sheila Weller, outlines the rise of three respected and very competitive newswomen Couric, Sawyer and CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
News9 Oklahoma City
Brother: Foley 'Without A Doubt' Volunteered To Go First
Journalist James Foley, of Rochester, N.H., responds to questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston, Friday, May 27, 2011.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Alamogordo Daily News
Katie Couric won't return to 'Today' after all
Katie Couric won't return to "Today" after all, because NBC refused to give her a longer run on the show.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Two famous female TV talents set to do battle in Chicago
Indeed, two of the biggest female names in the television world - Rachael Ray and Meredith Vieira - will directly face off against each other on weekday afternoons on local television stations starting next month.