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    Katie Couric leaving CBS Evening News

    http://www.cnn.com/2011/SHOWBIZ/TV/0...cbs/index.html

    Not clear if she is leaving the CBS entirely. I never thought she was a good "fit" for that network. Wishing her the best of luck.

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    It's been going on the rumor mill for quite sometime now but today I guess it's official. Never liked her in evening news format. I think she needs to rediscover herself and go back to her roots.

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    Bob Schieffer got higher ratings than couric in the interim period between Rather and Couric! I can't get over that fact. People liked him he had the evening news quality that Couric never had at all! Maybe Pellley will have that quality.

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    Not that surprised. As others have said, it wasn't the right fit for Katie at all.

    Wish her luck in the next stage of her career.

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    I never thought she was anchor material. OTOH, I don't think Scott Pelley is, either.
    "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."-- Albert Einstein.

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    Who is Scott Pelley? I don't recognize the name. Okay, okay - I'll go google it.

    ETA - Ah, I recognize the face although I don't watch 60 Minutes much any more. I'll give him a chance.
    3539 and counting.

    Slightly Wounding Banana list cont: MacMadame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by milanessa View Post
    Who is Scott Pelley? I don't recognize the name. Okay, okay - I'll go google it.
    You must not watch 60 Minutes.
    "The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources."-- Albert Einstein.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prancer View Post
    You must not watch 60 Minutes.
    I googled it - names are not my forte.
    3539 and counting.

    Slightly Wounding Banana list cont: MacMadame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by caseyedwards View Post
    Bob Schieffer got higher ratings than couric in the interim period between Rather and Couric! I can't get over that fact. People liked him he had the evening news quality that Couric never had at all! Maybe Pellley will have that quality.
    And was probably paid half, a fifth, one-tenth? of her $15 million/yr.

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