Thursday, April 10, 2014

CBS picks Stephen Colbert to replace David Letterman on “Late Show”

CBS announced today its choice to replace David Letterman on the “Late Show.” The lucky selection is … Stephen Colbert of the award-winning satirical comedy show, “The Colbert Report.” Colbert is the writer, host, and executive producer of the show, which has a loyal following and has won a number of awards including Emmys, Writers Guild trophies, and a Peabody. […]
Saturday, April 5, 2014

Should David Letterman’s replacement be a female host?

The entertainment community and the media are buzzing about who will get the call to replace the now retiring David Letterman on the CBS “Late Show.” The late night talk shows are dominated by males — so when the talk of someone who is edgy and fresh comes up —  female comics like Ellen Degeneres, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and […]
Monday, January 27, 2014

Grammys: Daft Punk, high ratings, and bloated commercial breaks

The French helmet-wearing duo, Daft Punk, are probably feeling pretty lucky today and for good reason. They walked away with some the biggest awards at the Grammys last night, including, Record of the Year for “Get Lucky,” Album of the Year for “Random Access Memories,” and for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. I have not heard their entire album, but  the […]
Saturday, May 14, 2011

ShowBiz Bits: Katie Couric leaving CBS News on May 19

CBS Evening News TV anchor, Katie Couric, has made it official. Last night at the end of the broadcast, Couric announced her final appearance in the anchor chair would be next Thursday, May 19. Speculation is Couric will get a daytime talk show over on ABC.  The Hollywood Reporter has more on Couric’s announcement.