or


[10/19/06 - 10:29 AM]
Katie Couric Will Anchor "Campaign 2006: Election Night," CBS News' Election Night 2006 Coverage Highlighted by a One-Hour Live Primetime Special
One-hour live primetime special airs Tuesday, November 7 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), which will be updated live for the west coast.

[via press release from CBS]

KATIE COURIC WILL ANCHOR "CAMPAIGN 2006: ELECTION NIGHT," CBS NEWS' ELECTION NIGHT 2006 COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTED BY A ONE-HOUR LIVE PRIMETIME SPECIAL

Couric Will be Joined by CBS News Correspondents in New York, Washington, D.C., And Around the Country, Including Bob Schieffer, Gloria Borger, Sharyl Attkisson, Anthony Mason, Jim Axelrod, Byron Pitts, Sharyn Alfonsi, Lee Cowan and Bill Whitaker

CBS News Political Analysts Mike McCurry and Nicolle Wallace Will Also Join Couric in New York

CBSNews.com Will Provide Live Results, Updated Every 90 Seconds, On Congressional and Gubernatorial Races

CBS Radio News Will Simulcast Live the One-Hour Election Night Special

Katie Couric will anchor CAMPAIGN 2006: ELECTION NIGHT, CBS News' comprehensive coverage of Election Night 2006 highlighted by a one-hour live primetime special on Tuesday, Nov. 7 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), which will be updated live for the west coast. Couric will be joined by a group of some of the most experienced political reporters in broadcast journalism, as well as correspondents and reporters in key battleground states. CBS News' Election Night '06 coverage will include hourly updates beginning at 8 PM, ET that will continue throughout the night. Reporting live on Election Night '06 will be Bob Schieffer, Gloria Borger, Sharyl Attkisson, Anthony Mason, Jim Axelrod, Byron Pitts, Sharyn Alfonsi, Lee Cowan and Bill Whitaker, among others. CBS News Political Analysts Mike McCurry and Nicolle Wallace will also join Couric in New York.

CBS News' coverage will include results and analysis of all Senate and key House of Representatives races, as well as gubernatorial election results and votes on key referenda. The coverage will also include analysis of the national and state exit poll data from the Exit Poll Desk located in the Election Night studio, using state-of-the-art technology to display vote counting and demographic data. CBS News correspondents and analysts will provide context for the data in an effort to explain how and why people voted the way they did. Projections will be made by the CBS News Decision Desk. CBS News executives will oversee the desk's activity.

In addition, CBS News' Campaign 2006 Website (www.cbsnews.com) will provide the fastest, most reliable, most user-friendly election results available anywhere. Live results, updated every 90 seconds, for the Congressional and gubernatorial races will be available down to the county level. CBSNews.com users will see projections as soon as they're made by the Network's Decision Desk. The same complete, detailed national and state exit poll data used by CBS News producers and correspondents will be available on CBSNews.com as soon as the polls are closed. Experts from the CBS News Election Unit will update stories on voter trends and behavior throughout the evening. At the end of the night, CBSNews.com will feature opinion and analysis commentary from our partners from across the entire political spectrum. Web users can view free video at CBSNews.com, which will Webcast live all of the key victory celebrations and concession speeches.

CBS Radio News will simulcast Couric's primetime special live at 10 PM, ET/PT. In addition, CBS Radio News will provide special reports and updates four times an hour throughout the night and will have correspondents reporting live from key battleground states.

Members of CBS News' coverage team and their "beats" for the evening are:

� Bob Schieffer, CBS News' chief Washington correspondent and anchor of FACE THE NATION, will join Couric in New York, providing overall analysis of the campaigns, the candidates and the results. Schieffer has covered Washington for over 35 years.

� National Political Correspondent Gloria Borger, a veteran Washington reporter and columnist, will cover the Senate races.

� Capitol Hill Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, who has covered Washington since 1995, will cover the House of Representatives races.

� CBS News Correspondent Anthony Mason will provide live coverage from the Exit Poll Desk.

� Chief White House Correspondent Jim Axelrod will be live at the White House with reaction and analysis from the Bush administration.

� National Correspondent Byron Pitts and CBS News Correspondent Sharyn Alfonsi will both report live from key battleground states, which will be determined closer to election night.

� CBS News Correspondent Lee Cowan will report live from Ohio and will be covering the key races in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio.

� CBS News Correspondent Bill Whitaker will report from a west coast battleground state and will provide updates on all key races for the one-hour special live from 10:00-11:00 PM, PT.

Al Ortiz is Executive Producer and Director, Special Events, CBS News. Molly Levinson is CBS News Political Director. Paul Friedman is Vice President, News Coverage, CBS News.





  [october 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[07/02/15 - 09:12 AM]
"Nightline" Wins 2Q15 in Total Viewers For Second Year in a Row, Leading in Four of the Last Five Quarters
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the second quarter of 2015.

[07/02/15 - 08:52 AM]
A+E Networks(R) Launches Lifetime(R) Movie Club(TM)
The subscription video service comes in time for the 25-year anniversary of Lifetime Movies and is available exclusively on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch at launch.

[07/02/15 - 08:42 AM]
NBC Encores Tie for the Wednesday Win Among the Big 4 in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, July 1.

[07/02/15 - 08:40 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS, FOX & NBC All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Big Brother" is the night's top program among adults 18-49.

[07/02/15 - 07:48 AM]
FOX Sports Names John Strong Lead Play-By-Play Voice for CONCACAF Gold Cup Coverage
The U.S. team enters the region's biennial championship coming off huge away wins over European powerhouse Netherlands and World Champion Germany, and FOX Sports televises every match.

[07/02/15 - 07:35 AM]
NBC Renews New Variety Series "I Can Do That" for Eight-Episode Second Season
"This series thrust our celebrities out of their comfort zones and into exciting, unpredictable situations and they rose to the occasion each week," said Paul Telegdy.

[07/02/15 - 07:09 AM]
Bravo Media's "Married to Medicine" and "Mother Funders" Move to a New Time Beginning Sunday July 5
Both series will now air one hour later: 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.

[07/02/15 - 07:00 AM]
Amid a Sea of Schtick, Nat Geo WILD Presents Some Real-World Reality for the Whole Family
"We are proud to be the only network that dedicates one night every week to wildlife programming," said Geoff Daniels.

[07/02/15 - 06:36 AM]
Discovery Life Channel to Air Exclusive First Interview with Mata Conjoined Twins Family at Home in ABC News Produced Documentary "Conjoined Twins: Miracle Separation"
The one-hour special premieres Thursday, July 16 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/02/15 - 06:04 AM]
Second Season of Amazon Original Kids Series "Annedroids" is Now Available for Amazon Prime Members in the US and UK
Created by Emmy Award-winning producer/director J.J. Johnson and Sinking Ship Entertainment, the new season features the voice of Geena Davis and is aimed at children aged six through 11.

[07/02/15 - 06:02 AM]
Official Trailer & Key Art: Netflix Original Series "Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp"
From co-creators Michael Showalter and David Wain, the project is the prequel series to their 2001 film that became a cult phenomenon.

[07/02/15 - 05:01 AM]
Reelz Acquires Rights to Exclusively Telecast the 2015 Miss USA(R) Pageant Live - Sunday, July 12 at 8:00 PM ET
"The decision on the part of Reelz to acquire the rights to the Miss USA Pageant was based on our belief that this special event, and the women who compete in it, are an integral part of American tradition," said Stan E. Hubbard.

[07/01/15 - 04:47 PM]
OWN's "The Haves and the Have Nots" Sets New Record as Most-Watched Season Premiere in Network History with 3.3 Million Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 30.

[07/01/15 - 03:07 PM]
SundanceTV Unveils Premiere Dates for Emmy(R) Panels Featured in "Close Up with The Hollywood Reporter"
Amy Schumer, Taraji P. Henson, Viola Davis, Ricky Gervais, Lena Dunham, Bob Odenkirk and Fred Armisen are among the featured auspices.

[07/01/15 - 01:51 PM]
"MythBusters" Returns This Summer with All-New Episodes Beginning Saturday, July 18th
The science bonanza starts when hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman attempt to blow a boat clean out of the water using 1,000 lbs of high explosives.