CBS NEWS ANNOUNCES MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE PLANS FOR PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S 2015 STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS AND THE REPUBLICAN RESPONSE
Scott Pelley Leads CBS News' Live Primetime Coverage;
Anchors the "CBS Evening News" From Washington, D.C.;
Interviews House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH)
and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
CBS News announces multi-platform coverage plans for President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address and the Republican response on Tuesday, Jan. 20 on the CBS Television Network.
PRIMETIME TELEVISION COVERAGE:
CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor and Managing Editor Scott Pelley leads the coverage beginning at 9:00 PM, ET and will be joined by:
· Bob Schieffer, CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent and Anchor of FACE THE NATION
· Norah O'Donnell, CBS THIS MORNING Co-Host
· Major Garrett, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent
· Nancy Cordes, CBS News Congressional Correspondent
· John Dickerson, CBS News Political Director
The CBS News team will appear on CBSN in the 8:00 PM, ET hour to preview the Network's primetime coverage.
CBS EVENING NEWS:
Pelley anchors the CBS EVENING NEWS (6:30-7:00 PM, ET) live from Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 20 and Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Pelley conducts the first joint interview with House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) since the new session of Congress convened earlier this month. An excerpt of that interview will be broadcast Thursday, Jan. 22 on the CBS EVENING NEWS.
CBS THIS MORNING:
O'Donnell anchors CBS THIS MORNING (7:00-9:00 AM) live from Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Jan. 21.
Pelley's full interview with Boehner and McConnell is scheduled to be broadcast Sunday, Jan. 25 on 60 MINUTES (7:00-8:00 PM, ET/PT).
CBSN coverage begins at 8:00 PM, ET, will stream the Network's special coverage live at 9:00 PM, ET, and provide live, anchored coverage following the simulcast. CBSN will also repeat the primetime broadcast at 11:00 PM, ET. CBSN is available on CBSNews.com and its mobile website, key connected TV devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Roku Players and Roku TV, and the CBS News apps for iOS and Windows 8.1.
CBSNews.com will provide coverage throughout the day.
CBS RADIO NEWS:
CBS Radio News provides live, anchored coverage at 9:00 PM, ET available to the Network's 580 affiliates, as well as on a web stream and apps for iPhone and Android devices.