TV News Scrambles Schedules in Wake of Mueller Report

  • Variety
The “Mueller Report” has prompted a bevy of new reports from the nation’s big TV-news outlets.

CBS News plotted a Monday primetime special to cover the disclosure of a summary of the report prepared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that had examined Russian influence on the 2016 U.S. presidential election and probed whether President Donald Trump or his campaign had any ties to it, while ABC News brought “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir to deliver its Sunday evening newscast and Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNN all reworked parts of their Sunday anchor duties to explore the matter more in depth.

Fox News Channel assigned Shannon Bream, who usually anchors its late-night weekday news coverage, to two separate hours of coverage on Sunday, with Bret Baier and Jon Scott also taking Sunday-night duties — Baier normally anchors a weekday report. MSNBC assigned Ari Melber, its chief legal correspondent, to
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