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Katie Couric leaving CBS Evening News

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by ilovepaydays, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. ilovepaydays

    ilovepaydays Well-Known Member

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  2. JILEN

    JILEN New Member

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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.
     
  3. caseyedwards

    caseyedwards Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  4. AragornElessar

    AragornElessar Well-Known Member

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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.
     
  5. Prancer

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    I never thought she was anchor material. OTOH, I don't think Scott Pelley is, either.
     
  6. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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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.
     
  7. Prancer

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    You must not watch 60 Minutes.
     
  8. milanessa

    milanessa engaged to dupa

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    I googled it - names are not my forte. ;)
     
  9. soxxy

    soxxy Guest

    And was probably paid half, a fifth, one-tenth? of her $15 million/yr.