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Tony Gonzalez in; Marino, Sharpe out of CBS NFL show

Tony Gonzalez in; Marino, Sharpe out of CBS NFL show

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Tony Gonzalez will join CBS's in-studio program during the NFL season and Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will leave the show, CBS Sports said.

TBS to begin airing Final Four games

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- The semifinals of the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament, a staple on CBS since 1982, will be shown on TBS in 2014 and '15, the networks said Tuesday.
Andy Samberg to host Independent Spirit Awards

Andy Samberg to host Independent Spirit Awards

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Comic actor-writer Andy Samberg is to serve as host of the 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., IFC announced Tuesday.

CBS newsman Dow dead at 62

NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Award-winning CBS News correspondent Harold Dow died Saturday, the U.S. network said. Dow was 62.
Obama, Clinton set for Cronkite memorial

Obama, Clinton set for Cronkite memorial

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and ex-astronaut Buzz Aldrin are to attend a memorial service for Walter Cronkite, officials said.
CBS News chief: Cronkite had sway

CBS News chief: Cronkite had sway

NEW YORK, July 18 (UPI) -- Today's young U.S. media consumers have a hard time comprehending the sway Walter Cronkite had on the country, CBS News President Sean McManus says.
6.45M watched Couric primetime special

6.45M watched Couric primetime special

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- This week's "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" primetime special was sampled by about 6.45 million viewers, CBS said Friday.

Iraqis rescue CBS journalist

BASRA, Iraq, April 14 (UPI) -- A CBS journalist kidnapped in Basra two months ago has been freed in a raid by Iraqi forces that also netted his kidnappers, CBS confirmed Monday.

CBS expands commitment to college sports

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- CBS Sports will operate College Sports Television and rename it CBS College Sports Network as part of a reorganization of CBS Sports, the U.S. broadcaster said.

Jeff Zucker set to change NBC budget

NEW YORK, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The new CEO of NBC Universal, Jeff Zucker, is expected to cut $750 million out of the U.S. network's budget, mostly from the news department.

CBS picks up another CNN correspondent

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- CBS is adding yet another CNN correspondent to its U.S. lineup, picking up Dr. Sanjay Gupta to add medical reports to the "CBS Evening News."

New 'CBS Evening News' format to stay

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Changes on the "CBS Evening News" in New York since Katie Couric started as anchor less than two weeks ago have gotten both positive and negative reviews.

CBS 'Evening News' drops to third place

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The CBS "Evening News" with Katie Couric may have held the No. 1 spot last week but upon its return this week, the newscast dropped to third place in the ratings. On Monday, Couric received much less than the 13.6 million viewers she got on her opening ni

'CBS Evening News' takes to the Internet

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- When "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" makes its TV debut next month from New York, it will also be available live on the Internet. The Hollywood Reporter said when Couric takes the anchor reins Sept. 5, the newscast will also launch the first live Int

Couric preparing to take risks on CBS news

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- Incoming "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric is working in New York with network executives to shape the broadcast and "try some new things."
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Sean J. McManus (born February 16, 1955) is the president of CBS News & CBS Sports. He is the son of the late James Kenneth McManus, better known as Jim McKay, famed sportscaster who is best known for hosting ABC's Wide World of Sports and anchoring their Olympic coverage. Sean graduated from Fairfield College Preparatory School, a private Jesuit high school in Fairfield, Connecticut. Sean McManus began his career at ABC News in 1977 following his graduation from Duke University.

Sean McManus was closely associated with Roone Arledge and has paralleled Arledge's path from managing sports broadcasting to managing both sports and news broadcasting.

McManus led the CBS Corporation’s efforts in re-acquiring broadcast rights to the National Football League in January 1998 and, in November 2004 with Leslie Moonves, re-negotiated the contract to retain the rights for CBS until 2011. Along with Tony Petitti, he serves as executive producer overseeing all aspects of CBS Sports’ coverage of the NFL, including production, on-air talent, advertising and promotion.

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