MAUI, Hawaii (AP) - Former CBS News vice president Lane Venardos has passed away at the age of 67. A spokesman for CBS says Venardos died Friday after suffering a heart attack in his home in Maui, Hawaii. During his 30-year career with the network Venardos worked as executive producer... more »
The TV audience for networks like NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS is getting older. And executives who for years essentially stopped caring about viewers over 50 are thinking differently.
The median age for viewers at those networks and CBS is now 51.
The broadcasters' audience has aged at... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Veteran reporter-commentator Daniel Schorr, whose hard-hitting reporting for CBS got him on President Richard Nixon's notorious "enemies list" in the 1970s, has died. He was 93.
NPR announced his death. Schorr had worked there as a commentator. Schorr's more than six-decade career spanned the spectrum of... more »
Charlie Sheen is expected to appear in a Colorado court for a hearing related to domestic violence allegations involving his wife. Prosecutors confirmed last week that Sheen reached a plea agreement in the case, but no details have been released and it's possible the deal will be discussed when Sheen... more »
Aspen prosecutors don't want a judge to lift a restraining order against actor Charlie Sheen, who is accused of threatening his wife with a knife. Attorneys for both Sheen and his wife, Brooke, say they want the order dismissed so the couple can try to reconcile. The order bars him... more »
A CBS News employee has been arrested and charged with trying to extort $2 million from David Letterman. The arrest forced the late-night host to admit in an extraordinary monologue before millions of viewers last night that he had sexual relationships with female employees. Letterman said "this whole thing has... more »
A New York court on Tuesday dismissed Dan Rather's $70 million breach of contract lawsuit against CBS Corp., noting that the network continued to pay the anchor $6 million a year even after he left the evening news broadcast.
Rather sued CBS and its top executives in 2007, claiming... more »