60 Minutes

via eurweb: Oprah Winfrey will debut as a “60 Minutes” correspondent this Sunday (Sept. 24), and the long-running CBS newsmagazine says her stories will focus primarily on bridging the gap between the two coasts and Trump’s America. “She wants to do stories with an impact,” executive producer Jeff Fager tells The Hollywood Reporter. “And that’s what’s going to […]

Oprah Winfrey, the esteemed Christian broadcaster, producer, actress and philanthropist, will become a special contributor to 60 Minutes, the #1 news broadcast in television. It was announced today by the news magazine’s executive producer, Jeff Fager, that Ms. Winfrey will make her first appearance on CBS News’ legendary Sunday night broadcast this fall. “There is […]

Cleveland Police Chief, Calvin Williams allows “60 Minutes” inside his police force. Cleveland garnered national attention last November when officers shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice after mistaken a pellet gun for the real thing. The U.S. Justice Department was already investigating the Cleveland Police for use of excessive force. In his first national interview […]

Mike Wallace‘s death at 93 has left a enormous vacuum in the journalism world. He was as hard-nosed (and, sometimes, hardheaded) as they came. SEE ALSO: The Roots of Clarence Thomas’ Black Burden He never backed down from asking any of the men or women he interviewed tough questions. If that meant they would not […]

“Mike Wallace is here to see you.” The “60 Minutes” newsman had such a fearsome reputation that it was often said that those were the most dreaded words in the English language, capable of reducing an interview subject to a shaking, sweating mess. Wallace, who won his 21st and final Emmy Award at 89, died […]

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as a weekly commentator on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. Rooney has been providing commentary for the program since 1978. TVNewser was the first to report his decision to end his regular feature. The network sent out a statement shortly after. Rooney will not end his career […]

Andy Rooney is stepping down from his regular role as a weekly commentator on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. Rooney has been providing commentary for the program since 1978. TVNewser was the first to report his decision to end his regular feature. The network sent out a statement shortly after. Rooney will not end his career […]

A Harlem choir director recently profiled on “60 Minutes” will see her story come to the big screen. Deadline.com’s Mike Fleming reports that Universal Pictures and Illuminaton Entertainment have acquired the rights package to make a film based on the “60 Minutes” segment profiling Vy Higginsen, an accomplished gospel singer who started a program for […]

A Harlem choir director recently profiled on “60 Minutes” will see her story come to the big screen. Deadline.com’s Mike Fleming reports that Universal Pictures and Illuminaton Entertainment have acquired the rights package to make a film based on the “60 Minutes” segment profiling Vy Higginsen, an accomplished gospel singer who started a program for […]

*“60 Minutes” has scored the first interview with President Barack Obama since the killing of Osama bin Laden. The interview, to be conducted by Steve Kroft in the White House Wednesday, will be broadcast on the long-running CBS news magazine on Sunday, May 8 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT). The president announced late last Sunday that the […]

*“60 Minutes” has scored the first interview with President Barack Obama since the killing of Osama bin Laden. The interview, to be conducted by Steve Kroft in the White House Wednesday, will be broadcast on the long-running CBS news magazine on Sunday, May 8 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT). The president announced late last Sunday that the […]