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Jane Pauley Will Succeed Charles Osgood as ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ Anchor

25 September 2016 7:26 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Nearly 30 years after she left NBC’s “Today,” Jane Pauley will return to a morning news anchor slot as the successor to Charles Osgood on “CBS Sunday Morning.”

Pauley has been a contributor to the show since 2014. “CBS Sunday Morning” typically airs long-form feature reporting in a signature style, a mix of lifestyle and personality features as well as in-depth takes on cultural trends and innovations in medicine, business and science. The show was created for CBS News by Robert Northshield and host Charles Kuralt in 1979. Charles Osgood, who has anchored the program since 1994, said on the Aug. 28 broadcast that he intended to step down as anchor after 22 years.

Pauley is set to formally take over anchor duties on the Oct. 9 broadcast. She will be only the third anchor of the show to date.

Pauley has been cited in CBS News circles as a potential replacement for Osgood, 83, since word surfaced in January that he and CBS »

- Brian Steinberg

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5 Surprising Daytime Talk Show Failures, From Anderson Cooper to Queen Latifah (Photos)

30 August 2016 12:58 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

From Oprah to Ellen, daytime TV has found its own array of talk-show stars. But clearly the format isn’t for everyone. Harry Connick Jr. is about to launch a syndicated daytime talk show produced by NBC. But the New Orleans crooner should careful. A lot of stars have fizzled in daytime TV. Jane Pauley was the widely admired cohost of “Today.” A natural fit for her own daytime show, right? Nope. “The Jane Pauley Show” premiered in 2004 and was canceled after just one season. Everyone loves Tony Danza, right? Maybe not. The irrepressible former “Taxi” star premiered “The Tony Danza Show »

- Scott Collins

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