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Obama, Romney to Meet in Final Debate – What's Being Pre-empted?

President Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney will meet in the third and final presidential debate Monday night at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

Do you plan on watching the debate?

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The Biz: Bob Schieffer Preps for Final Presidential Debate

Bob Schieffer

CBS News Washington bureau chief Bob Schieffer has worked on his network's coverage of every presidential debate since 1976. But Schieffer told TV Guide Magazine he decided to stay out of the fray this time around until he moderates the final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and his Republican opponent, Mitt Romney, in Boca Raton, Fla., on Monday (9/8c). read more

The Biz: The Conventions' Winners & Losers

Mitt Romney, Barack Obama

The Democrats and Republicans did their best to info-tain you with their party conventions. While the ultimate judgment will come in November, here are the stars who shined and dimmed during the confabs.
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Norah O'Donnell to Replace Erica Hill on CBS This Morning

Norah O'Donnell

Norah O'Donnell will replace Erica Hill as one of the co-hosts of CBS This Morning, CBS announced Thursday.
O'Donnell, who currently serves as CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent, will join co-hosts Charlie Rose and Gayle King this fall.

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Mike Wallace, Longtime 60 Minutes Correspondent, Dies at 93

Mike Wallace

Mike Wallace, a correspondent for CBS' 60 Minutes for more than four decades, has died, The New York Times reports. He was 93 years old.

CBS announced Wallace's death Sunday morning on Face the Nation. Host Bob Schieffer said Wallace... read more

The Biz: Campaigning for Sunday Ratings

George Stephanopoulos, Christianne Amanpour

With 24-hour access to video journalism on cable, your smartphone or iPad, nobody needs to wait until Sunday morning to find out what the presidential candidates have to say, right?

Don't tell that to the news divisions at CBS and ABC. Both are about to raise the stakes in the arena of Sunday inside-the-Beltway talk shows as they strive to remain the most important TV platform of the presidential campaign season... read more

James Wall, Captain Kangaroo's Mr. Baxter, Dies at 92

James Wall

James Wall, a longtime CBS stage manager and actor best known as Captain Kangaroo's neighbor, Mr. Baxter, on the network's children's show, has died. He was 92.

Wall died in his sleep Wednesday in New York City after a short illness, CBS News reports.

A former vaudevillian, Wall — who was credited as Larry Wall — joined Captain Kangaroo as a ...
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Senate Candidate Cancels Weekend TV Appearances After Bill Maher Zing

Bill Maher

Delaware's Republican senatorial candidate, Christine O'Donnell, canceled two TV appearances over the weekend after clips of her discussing a past brush with witchcraft on Politically Incorrect turned up on YouTube — and on Bill Maher's new show.

The atheist-libertarian kicked off the new season of his HBO political talk/comedy show Real Time by noting ... read more

CNN's Christiane Amanpour Heading to ABC's This Week

Christiane Amanpour

Christiane Amanpour, who has served as the face of CNN's international coverage for more than two decades, is leaving the cable news network to host ABC News' This Week.

Amanpour is... read more

CBS NEWS SHAKE-UP

Rome Hartman, a 15-year veteran producer for 60 Minutes, is taking over the reins at CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer, replacing Jim Murphy, Variety reports. The move comes as CBS News continues to seek a full-time anchor for the telecast; Bob Schieffer, who also hosts Face the Nation, only agreed to serve as a temporary successor to Dan Rather. read more

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Premise: CBS' venerable Sunday-morning newsmaker-interview show also aired in prime time in 1960 and '61. When the series premiered in 1954, the first guest was Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

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