Andy Rooney is in stable condition after undergoing surgery, CBSNews.com reports.
Rooney, 92, suffered...
Pan Am lost some altitude in Week 2, recruiting 7.75 million viewers — less than three-quarters of its premiere audience.
The ABC program, which took off with 10.87 million aboard, scored a 2.5 rating among 18-to-49-year-olds Sunday night, a 19 percent fall from last week's 3.1, Nielsen overnights showed.
Andy Rooney delivered his final 60 Minutes essay, telling viewers: "I wish I could do this forever."
"I'm not retiring. Writers don't retire and I'll always be a writer," the 92-year-old Emmy-winning writer said during his 1,097th appearance on the CBS newsmagazine Sunday.
Andy Rooney leaving 60 Minutes after more than 30 years
Rooney, who became a regular on the show in 1978, said he spent "50 years trying to become known as a writer and the next 30 trying to avoid being famous." Hence, his parting words: "If you do see me in a restaurant, please, just let me eat my dinner."
Tonight's Top Pick: When worlds collide, Fox's cult gem Fringe (9/8c) is at the top of its game. You've never seen a murder-mystery manhunt like tonight's chilling and provocative episode, in which the Fringe team from the "other" world enlists "our" Olivia to cross over to track down a serial killer in the alt-universe — by bringing along the madman's doppelganger from our world, who happens to be a professor specializing in forensic pathology and profiling. The "what-if" vibes are fascinating as the professor — and by extension everyone in the dual-universe loop — considers the vagaries of fate and environment when confronted with "the path not taken." The story is suspenseful, poignant and wonderfully original. And in case you're wondering why Walter stays behind, surrounding himself with a cacophony of music: It may have something to do with that nagging disembodied voice he can't stop hearing. Hurry home soon, Peter Bishop!
Andy Rooney will announce Sunday that he is leaving CBS' 60 Minutes, CBSnews.com reports.
Rooney, 92, will deliver the news during his regular original essay feature -- his 1097th essay for the program. 60 Minutes will also pay tribute with...