Tony Dow, Big Brother Wally on ‘Leave It to Beaver,’ Dies at 77

He went on to a varied career as an actor, director, producer and sculptor, but he could never shake his association with the sitcom that brought him stardom.

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‘Late Show’ Staff Arrested at U.S. Capitol Complex Won’t Be Prosecuted

The Justice Department said it would not proceed with charges of unlawful entry against staff members from “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” who were arrested at a Capitol building last month.

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‘Late Show’ Staffers Arrested at U.S. Capitol While Filming

CBS said the group was part of a production team recording interviews at the Capitol building for a comedy segment on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.”

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Best and Worst Moments of the Tony Awards

With Joaquina Kalukango’s high notes and Billy Crystal’s lowbrow jokes, the Tonys celebrated Broadway’s return after a tumultuous season.

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Can Paramount Compete With Netflix and Disney?

The dominance of Netflix and Disney in streaming has forced many companies to join forces. So far, Paramount has gone its own way.

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What We Learned About TV During Its Biggest Week

This week’s upfronts, when the media industry sells its programming to advertisers, showed how much has changed in the past few years.

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CBS Presidents George Cheeks Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The network’s leader sat between the president and first lady, all unmasked, at the event.

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James Corden Says He’ll Leave His CBS Show Next Year

The British-born host, who was a successful actor and comedian before joining the network’s late-night lineup, has been signaling for some time that he was considering leaving.

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Dylan McDermott Wants to Be a Good Guy for a Change

After spending the past several years playing pimps and crime bosses, the actor is trying on heroism in “FBI: Most Wanted.”

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In ‘How We Roll,’ Pete Holmes Looks to Bowl Over Mainstream America

After years in stand-up and on premium cable, the wholesome and deeply spiritual comedian has a feel-good sitcom on CBS. All is right with the universe.

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Kanye West’s Stormy Relationship With the Grammys Erupts Again

The musician, nominated for five awards, was told he will not be able to perform at the ceremony on April 3. The decision came after weeks of erratic and troubling public behavior.

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Av Westin, Newsman Behind ABC’s ‘20/20,’ Dies at 92

After nearly 20 years at CBS News, he went to a rival network and helped turn its answer to “60 Minutes” into a frequent Emmy Award winner.

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NCAA March Madness Tournament: What to Watch as Round of 64 Begins

Don’t be surprised if there are some early upsets on the tournament’s first day of wall-to-wall games.

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Tim Considine, Young Star of ‘My Three Sons,’ Is Dead at 81

He played the oldest son, Mike, after gaining fame in the “Spin and Marty” serial on Disney’s “The Mickey Mouse Club.” But after his 1960s heyday, he faded as an actor.

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Chris Licht, a Creator of ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘Colbert’ Producer, Is Set to Run CNN

He will take over CNN as the network gets a new corporate owner. He replaces Jeff Zucker, the network president who abruptly resigned this month.

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‘I Have No Idea What You Just Said’: Concert Drowns Out A.F.C. Halftime Analysis

As the “NFL on CBS” crew broke down the first half of the game, a performance by the country music singer Walker Hayes was so loud, it made the commentary all but inaudible.

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As Storms Intensify, the Job of TV Weather Person Gets More Serious

Once considered comic relief to anchors, television meteorologists are making it clear to viewers that they are covering a crisis in real time.

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2022 Grammy Awards Postponed Amid Covid-19 Surge

The Recording Academy has not announced a new date for its 64th annual show, originally scheduled for Jan. 31 in Los Angeles.

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Chris Noth Is Dropped From ‘The Equalizer’ Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

The actor’s ousting from the show came days after The Hollywood Reporter wrote about encounters with two women, one in 2004 and the other in 2015.

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The Inspiration for ‘Malfunction: The Dressing Down of Janet Jackson’

The New York Times’s latest documentary, premiering Friday, examines the scandal surrounding the performer following the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show.

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Victims of Sexual Misconduct Testify Against Forced Arbitration

In emotional testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, four survivors of sexual misconduct said they had been required to stay silent because of “forced arbitration” clauses in their contracts.

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Katie Couric Isn’t Afraid of Getting Canceled

The former news anchor opens up about why she opened up.

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For a Broadway Torn by a Pandemic, a Split-Personalities Tonys

The streaming part of the ceremony actually did a better job conveying the electricity of being in a theater than the CBS special billed as “Broadway’s Back!”

#awards-decorations-and-honors, #cbs-corporation, #paramount, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #television, #theater, #tony-awards-theater-awards

The Fall TV Season Is Back, Smaller Than Ever

The broadcast networks’ premiere week returns after a pandemic hiatus. Here’s what there is to see, from a new version of “The Wonder Years” to the latest addition to the “NCIS”verse.

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The Mannings Give TV Sports Yet Another Alternate Viewing Option

ESPN has the quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning. CBS has the slime and SpongeBob allure of Nickelodeon. A boxing upstart even got Trump. For viewers, it’s ever more options beyond just watching the game.

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With ‘The Crown,’ Netflix Finally Takes the Emmys Throne

The lush Netflix series chronicling the British royal family took home the four major acting awards as well as best drama. “Ted Lasso” and “Mare of Easttown” also scored numerous wins.

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Emmys 2021: The List of Nominees

The 73rd Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday. Several winners were announced earlier this week.

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Jeff Probst Is the Ultimate ‘Survivor’

Despite many changes to the reality show over the last 21 years, he has been a constant.

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Colbert Returns to Live Cheers and a Lively Jon Stewart

The “Late Show” host meets an audience ready to exhale and gets a visit from a ranty old friend.

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The Toasts Are Mimed, but the Kennedy Center Honors Return

The pandemic made the ceremony, honoring Debbie Allen, Joan Baez, Garth Brooks, Midori and Dick Van Dyke and airing on TV Sunday, like no other.

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How ViacomCBS’s Content Deals Cost U.S. Taxpayers $4 Billion

A new report details ViacomCBS’s use of a labyrinthine tax shelter to sell rights to its shows and films overseas.

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Broadway’s Tony Awards, Delayed by Pandemic, Set for September

Most of the prizes will be announced on the Paramount+ streaming service, followed by a starry concert celebrating Broadway on CBS television.

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Leslie Moonves Receives Nothing From CBS Exit Package

A filing on Friday marked the end of a long dispute between the company and the once-powerful executive, who was fired in 2018 after accusations of sexual misconduct.

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The Obamas Are Freed in Their Blackness

They can finally be just as angry and unsettled as the rest of us.

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CBS News Will Try to Reinvent Itself, Again

In an interview as she prepares to step down as news division head, Susan Zirinsky said, “I feel I have given my entire soul into rebuilding this organization.”

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Without Tiger Woods, the 2021 Masters Leaderboard Is Wide Open

As Augusta National faces life without Woods, possibly even beyond this year, several young golfers look ready to usher in a new era.

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Broadcasting ‘the Shock, the Horror, the Outrage’ Live, Again and Again

After Columbine, the media faced criticism for focusing on the assailants rather than on the victims. A lot has changed since 1999 — except the need to cover the tragedies in the first place.

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Sharon Osbourne Leaves ‘The Talk,’ CBS Says

The television host had defended Piers Morgan, a journalist who questioned an account by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, about life in Britain’s royal family.

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Creator of ‘All Rise’ on CBS Is Fired After Writers’ Complaints

Greg Spottiswood had faced numerous complaints over the way issues of race and gender were addressed on the show, a rare prime-time CBS drama with a Black woman as a protagonist.

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N.F.L. Signs Media Deals Worth Over $100 Billion

The new deals with broadcasters and streaming services pave the way for team owners to add a 17th regular season game to the schedule and to recoup revenue lost with reduced fan attendance in 2020.

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Grammys television audience shrinks to a new low.

Viewership fell 53 percent drop compared with last year’s show, to 8.8 million viewers.

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The Weeknd Boycotts Future Grammys as 2021 Show Nears

The event on Sunday will address the challenges of a music industry hit hard by the pandemic. The Weeknd, who was snubbed, says he will boycott the awards going forward, in a sign of continuing friction with artists.

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Why Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Special Won’t Have a Streaming Home

The three participants’ ties to Netflix and Apple, along with Ms. Winfrey’s desire to reach a big live-viewing audience, paved the way to an old-school deal with CBS.

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Roger Mudd, Anchorman Who Stumped a Kennedy, Is Dead at 93

A staple of CBS, NBC and PBS, he was best known for his interview with Senator Edward M. Kennedy in 1979, when he asked a simple question: “Why do you want to be president?”

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Oprah, Meghan and Harry Draw 17.1 Million Viewers to CBS

A two-hour special revived a faded TV genre, the “big-get” prime-time interview that once drew tens of millions for exclusive sit-downs with people like Michael Jackson and Monica Lewinsky.

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What We Learned From Meghan and Harry’s Interview

The Sussexes accused the royal family of failing to protect them, both emotionally and financially.

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In Oprah Interview, Meghan Says She Was Suicidal as Royal

In a bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey, the Duchess of Sussex said she had asked officials at Buckingham Palace for medical help but was told it would damage the institution.

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Oprah’s Meghan and Harry Interview Explained: A Full Guide

The royal couple sat down for an interview. Here’s the back story.

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Review: ‘Clarice’ Is More CBS Cop Show Than ‘Hannibal’

The series continues the story that began with Thomas Harris’s Hannibal Lecter novels, but the result is an unremarkable network crime drama.

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Staging the Super Bowl During a Big Crisis

With the whole world watching, the N.F.L. and CBS face the challenge of presenting a uniquely American spectacle in a time of misery.

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