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6 items from 2017


Exclusive Portrait: Lesley Stahl of ’60 Minutes’ in Chicagoland

26 April 2017 1:16 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – You know her as a hard-charging reporter on CBS-tv, and their fabled magazine show ’60 Minutes.’ But Lesley Stahl also is a grandmother, and has just written a new book called ‘Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting.” She recently appeared on behalf of the book at Anderson’s Book Shop in Naperville, Ill.

Lesley Stahl of ’60 Minutes’ at Anderson’s Book Shop in Naperville, Ill.

Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

Stahl had majored in history when she graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She began her career in Boston in 1971, and was hired by CBS a year later, along with Bernard Shaw and Connie Chung, in what was known at the time as “affirmative action” moves by the network. She cut her teeth during the Watergate era, and was White House correspondent under Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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60 Minutes: Season 49 Ratings

25 April 2017 11:59 AM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The faces of the correspondents have changed over the years but this show has remained. As long as CBS is programming Sunday nights, it seems like there will be a 60 Minutes. Will this venerable program be cancelled or is it sure to be renewed each year? Stay tuned.One of the most successful shows in television history, 60 Minutes continues to offer investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news. Correspondents include Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley, Bill Whitaker, Norah O'Donnell, Armen Keteyian, Jeffrey Fager, Lesley Stahl, Anderson Cooper, Lara Logan, Charlie Rose, Sharyn Alfonsi, and Bill Owens.The ratings are typically the best indication of a show's likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available -- usually the next day, around 11:30am Est/8:30am Pst. Refresh »

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Women Surge to Top of TV News in Face of Sexism

18 April 2017 6:10 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

From 2-4 p.m. every weekday, Brooke Baldwin is the captain of CNN.

As the solo anchor of the afternoon edition of “CNN Newsroom,” she charts the course for the topics discussed and the guests who flow through her fast-paced two-hour show.

Baldwin’s spare desk-and-chair set sits in the center of an expansive newsroom on the fifth floor of Time Warner Center in Manhattan. She’s surrounded by dozens of reporters, producers, editors, researchers, and technicians clackity-clacking away on computers. CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker’s office is just steps away. Baldwin’s colleagues make no particular effort to keep quiet while she’s on the air. The ambient noise of journalists at work is part of the “CNN Newsroom” soundtrack.

Baldwin also is knee-deep in the hunt for stories. She spends the first part of her day working with exec producer Eric Hall to assemble a solid lineup of “Newsroom” segments. She »

- Cynthia Littleton

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60 Minutes: 50th Anniversary Season Renewal from CBS

23 March 2017 5:05 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The clock will keep on ticking on Sunday nights. CBS has renewed their groundbreaking newsmagazine, 60 Minutes for the 2017-18 broadcast season. This will be the program's 50th season.One of the most successful shows in television history, 60 Minutes continues to offer investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news. Correspondents include Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley, Bill Whitaker, Norah O'Donnell, Armen Keteyian, Jeffrey Fager, Lesley Stahl, Anderson Cooper, Lara Logan, Charlie Rose, Sharyn Alfonsi, and Bill Owens.Read More… »

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Oprah Winfrey Lands New Gig as Special Contributor to '60 Minutes'

31 January 2017 7:39 AM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Oprah Winfrey is adding another big accomplishment to her already legendary television resume.

The 63-year-old media mogul will become a special contributor to CBS News' 60 Minutes, the beloved program's executive producer, Jeff Fager, announced on Tuesday. Winfrey will make her first appearance on the Sunday night broadcast this fall, and already has a vision for the types of stories she wants to report on.

"I've been a big admirer of 60 Minutes since my days as a young reporter," Winfrey said in a statement. "I'm so excited and proud to join forces with this historic news program, which for me represents the bastion of journalistic storytelling. At a time when people are so divided, my intention is to bring relevant insight and perspective, to look at what separates us, and help facilitate real conversations between people from different backgrounds."

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Exclusive: Julie Chen, Gayle King and More Reveal Mary Tyler Moore's Influence on Women in Television

26 January 2017 2:40 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Mary Tyler Moore was all about girl power even before the phrase was coined, and Et caught up with some of the powerful ladies who are continuing her tradition of redefining what it means to be a modern woman on television.

"She was a woman who broke glass ceilings and showed she could accomplish anything and everything she set her mind to in a man's world," The Talk host Julie Chen said.

Watch: Oprah Winfrey Breaks Down in Tears Over Mary Tyler Moore's Death

On the hit television series The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Moore played Mary Richards, an ambitious, single, professional woman confidently going after her dreams as a TV producer. In 1970, the idea was a foreign concept to many, but for the young girls watching at home, it would plant a seed that would grow and lead thriving careers.

"I can remember gathering in the student lounge to watch Mary Tyler Moore on a Saturday »

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