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60 Minutes 50th Anniversary Book Dumped First Author Over Questions About Womens Treatment

Richard Zoglin, the original author of the 60 Minutes 50th anniversary retrospective, was removed from the project over his pursuit of questions about workplace sexism on the CBS News program, The New York Times reported on Tuesday. Three unnamed sources told the Times that Zoglin was told by 60 Minutes executive producer Jeff Fager that he was focusing too much on the negative aspects of the show, to the detriment of the book. Zoglin left the project after completing more than a dozen interviews. Fagers byline now appears on the book, Fifty Years of 60 Minutes, published in October.   ...Read More...

Oprah Winfrey Explores a "Divided America" on 60 Minutes

  Turns out, not even Oprah Winfrey can bridge the divide between those who voted for President Donald Trump and those who oppose him. On Sunday, Winfrey made her debut as a "special contributing correspondent" on 60 Minutes as part of the show's 50th(!) season premiere. The former talk show host and   ...Read More... //

Oprah Winfrey to Make Her 60 Minutes Debut Next Week

  Oprah Winfrey will make her debut as a 60 Minutes correspondent in the venerable newsmagazine's Season 50 premiere Sunday, Sept. 24, Deadline reports. Winfrey's first report will be on the political divide in America, according to The Hollywood Reporter . Further details about the segment are being   ...Read More... //

Oprah Winfreys 60 Minutes Debut To Kick Off 50th Season

The first report from new 60 Minutes special contributor Oprah Winfrey is scheduled to be broadcast on the programs 50th-season launch, CBS News said this morning, to the surprise of no one. Way back in January, the news division announced it had signed Winfrey as a special contributor to the venerable newsmag, adding she would make her first appearance on the Sunday franchise this fall. Its widely understood you dont go to the trouble and expense of lining up   ...Read More... //

Charlie Rose Lands Steve Bannon Interview For 60 Minutes

Charlie Rose has landed an interview with former White House strategist/current Breitbart chief Steve Bannon for CBS News 60 Minutes . The network is touting it as Bannons first TV interview, and his first extended interview since exiting the White House on August 18. Bannon gave an interview to The Economist on August 25, in which he said he had influence in the White House but has power at Breitbart. He explained he had wanted to talk to The Economist because   ...Read More... //

'60 Minutes' Lands Sit-Down With Steve Bannon

The interview with Charlie Rose will be the first major sit-down since Bannon was ousted from Trump's White House.   ...Read More... //

Marion Goldin Dies: Longtime 60 Minutes Producer Was 76

Marion Goldin , the 60 Minutes producer who partnered with journalist Mike Wallace on a 15-year stretch of award-winning reports beginning in the Watergate era, died June 15 at her home in Palm Springs, California. She was 76. News of her death was first reported last night by The New York Times . Born September 5, 1940, in Brooklyn, Goldin graduated from Barnard College and earned a master's degree from Harvard before becoming an assistant to CBSsEric Sevareid, according ...Read More... //

Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time "60 Minutes" Correspondent

Anthony Mason will serve as the interim anchor of the "CBS Evening News" beginning in the coming weeks. ...Read More... //

Oprah Winfrey to Become '60 Minutes' Contributor

The media mogul will make her first appearance on the Sunday news magazine this fall.  ...Read More... //

CBS 60 Minutes Lands Obamas Final Network TV Interview As President

CBS has snagged President Obama s final network television interview in office. The network will airthehourlong special 60 Minutes Presents Barack Obama: Eight Years in the White House at 7 PM Sunday. Conducted by Steve Kroft , the interview will include current topics including President-elect Donald Trump and Obamas two-term legacy. The hour also will follow the 44th president's journey through his own words in the 60 Minutes interviews he did with Kroft, beginning  ..Read More... //