LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katie Couric, Mayim Bialik, Aaron Rodgers and journalist Bill Whitaker are among the future guest hosts who will fill in for the late Alex Trebek on “Jeopardy!”
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Veteran sports broadcaster Lesley Visser has been named this year's winner of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence.
Visser got her start with the Boston Globe in 1974...
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is writing a memoir, one she is counting on to live up to its title: "Unexpected."
In an announcement Tuesday, the publisher Little, Brown and Company told The Associated Press that the book was scheduled for spring 2021. Couric plans to share details both "hilarious" and "humiliating" as she looks back on her prize-winning, 40-year career.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bette Midler and Brooke Shields are among the guest stars dropping in on CBS' "Murphy Brown" revival.
Midler was on the original sitcom as Caprice, one of many difficult, short-tenured secretaries to Candice Bergen's Murphy.
CBS said Thursday the singer-actress is back as Caprice on the Nov. 8 episode, this time with a connection to Murphy that makes her even more unbearable.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reese Witherspoon, Mahershala Ali and Keith Urban are among the stars joining the sixth Stand Up To Cancer telethon.
Jennifer Garner, Trevor Noah, Marlee Matlin, Matthew McConaughey and organization co-founder Katie Couric also will take part in the Sept. 7 fundraiser.
Stand Up To Cancer said Thursday that this year's live, hour-long telecast commemorates 10 years of raising awareness and more than $480 million to fund innovative research.
As American women seek a larger role in politics, fairer wages and an end to sexual harassment, the Girl Scouts see an opportune time to show some swagger in promoting their core mission: girl empowerment.
Sesame Street’s big night out
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a danger in planning a news-oriented television series a year in advance.
But circumstances smiled on Katie Couric and her six-part National Geographic channel series, "America Inside Out," which premieres Wednesday at 10 p.m. Eastern. Some of the topics she chose to explore, like gender inequality and racial attitudes as reflected in the debate over Confederate statues, became more prominent after she started working on the series.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Kimmel's audience got to see more of the host than usual when he had his first colonoscopy.
The talk show host brought Katie Couric along for the test, which aired on Tuesday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." She was with him before and after the examination.
Kimmel turned 50 in November, which is the age the American Cancer Society recommends for the colorectal cancer screening.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Veteran TV journalist Katie Couric recounted Thursday facing demeaning descriptions and "gross comments" during her career.
Couric spoke at consumer products maker Procter & Gamble's Cincinnati headquarters in a forum on the state of women in the workplace. The #WeSeeEqual forum took place amid a wave of sexual misconduct claims against prominent figures in entertainment, politics and the media — including her former NBC "Today Show" co-host, Matt Lauer.
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric has apologized for saying that the Dutch are so successful in speed skating because skates have been used as a form of transportation when canals freeze in the Netherlands.
Her remark during the Olympics' opening ceremony invited some Dutch mockery on social media from people who said the information was outdated. The Netherlands embassy to the United States invited Couric to visit the country to see all of the innovative ways the Dutch get around.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off the Super Bowl, NBC begins more than two weeks of Winter Olympics coverage on Thursday with a new host, some new wrinkles and the hope that its business model keeps pace with the different ways people experience events on television and online.
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC is bringing back Katie Couric to co-host the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics next month in South Korea, and will live-stream the pomp for the first time.
Couric will work with Mike Tirico, who is replacing Bob Costas as prime-time host of the games, for the Feb. 9 ceremony.
In a story Jan. 13 about Katie Couric, The Associated Press reported erroneously, based on information provided by People magazine, the name of Couric's new documentary series on National Geographic.
The name is "America Inside Out with Katie Couric."
A corrected version of the story is below:
Katie Couric breaks silence on Matt Lauer: 'I had no idea'
Katie Couric has broken her silence on sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-host, Matt Lauer.
Jan. 7: Singer Kenny Loggins is 70. Singer-songwriter Marshall Chapman is 69. Actress Erin Gray ("Silver Spoons," ''Buck Rogers in the 25th Century") is 68. Actor Sammo Hung ("Martial Law") is 66. Actor David Caruso is 62. TV anchor Katie Couric is 61. Country singer David Lee Murphy is 59. Bassist Kathy Valentine (The Go-Go's) is 59. Actor David Marciano ("Homeland," ''The Shield") is 58. Actress Hallie Todd ("Lizzie McGuire") is 56. Actor Nicolas Cage is 54. Singer John Ondrasik of Five For...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Today" show host Matt Lauer was fired for what NBC on Wednesday called "inappropriate sexual behavior" with a colleague and was promptly confronted with a published report accusing him of crude and habitual misconduct with other women around the office.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Three people have been arrested following a protest during a bicentennial celebration at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
The star-studded Friday night show featured performances by Leslie Odom Jr., the star of Broadway's "Hamilton" and the Goo Goo Dolls.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Three people have been arrested following a protest during a bicentennial celebration event at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
The star-studded Friday night show featured performances by Leslie Odom Jr., the star of Broadway's "Hamilton," and the Goo Goo Dolls.
NEW YORK (AP) — Katie Couric is leaving the online company Oath, formerly Yahoo, where she has been conducting interviews and reporting news since 2014.
The former "Today" show host and "CBS Evening News" anchor will be concentrating on production work for the time being. A representative for Couric said Friday she turned down an opportunity for a short-term contract extension at Oath.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against journalist Katie Couric over what Virginia gun rights activists call a misleading documentary edit.
Judge John Gibney Jr. rejected the Virginia Citizens Defense League's claim that its members were defamed by Couric's documentary "Under the Gun."
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS' effort to brand itself as the home of hard-edged newscasts has achieved commercial success in the morning, but not so much in the evening — and "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley paid the price for it with his job.
Couric, Rose discuss O’Reilly case
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Noreen Fraser, a TV producer whose own cancer diagnosis turned her into an activist against the disease, has died. She was 63.
Fraser died Monday at her Los Angeles home of metastatic breast cancer, her family said.
She joined forces with other prominent women, including Katie Couric, to found Stand Up to Cancer. The organization holds celebrity-filled telethons and has raised a reported $300 million-plus for research since 2008.
Betty White says the best thing about being 95 is that she's still employed.
The actress is celebrating her birthday Tuesday. She tells Yahoo's Katie Couric that she's "most grateful" for still getting job offers. She says she appreciates "the fact that people have been so kind to me all these years."
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Friday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
President-elect Donald Trump has two more Hollywood critics: singer John Legend and the creator of a television series on history's Underground Railroad where slaves were led to freedom.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Katie Couric, slammed three years ago as insensitive during an interview with transgender women Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox, says she has evolved.
"We can't be afraid to make mistakes on our journey to educate ourselves," said Couric, host and executive producer of "Gender Revolution," a two-hour National Geographic special airing next month.
NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime "Today" show viewers are being treated to a familiar sight this week as Katie Couric returns to the co-anchor chair for the first time in more than a decade.
Couric rejoined Matt Lauer on Monday to begin a weeklong stint on the NBC morning program. She told Lauer, "It just feels like I never left." She has made cameo appearances on the show in recent years, but Monday was her first time as a guest co-anchor.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Matt Lauer's former "Today" show co-hosts — Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira — are returning to the show for a week each in January with Savannah Guthrie on maternity leave.
Couric, who was "Today" host from 1989 to 2006, has returned for special occasions but this will be the first time in the anchor's role. In 2012, she spent a week as a fill-in co-host on the NBC show's bitter rival, ABC's "Good Morning America."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Lawyers for journalist Katie Couric are urging a federal judge to dismiss a $12 million defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia gun rights activists over what they call a misleading documentary edit.
The Virginia Citizens Defense League filed a lawsuit in September over Couric's documentary "Under the Gun."
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia gun rights activists have filed a $12 million defamation lawsuit against Katie Couric and other makers of a documentary over an edit they say misrepresented the activists' response to a question.
The segment in "Under the Gun" shows nearly 10 seconds of silence after Couric asks members of the Virginia Citizens Defense League how felons or terrorists could be prevented from purchasing a gun without background checks.
NEW YORK (AP) — A star-studded guest list that included John Travolta, Bruce Willis and Lady Gaga helped celebrate Tony Bennett's 90th birthday on Wednesday.
"This particular day is the best moment in my life. The whole day has been magical. The whole world is showing up for me and wishing me well on my 90th birthday, and I can't be more blessed than that," Bennett said.
Others in attendance included Steve Buscemi, Katie Couric, Regis Philbin, Gayle King,...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Katie Couric and National Geographic Channel are teaming up on a documentary about the science and culture behind gender.
Couric is the executive producer and host of the two-hour film, described as an in-depth look at factors involved in gender fluidity, including genetics, brain chemistry and modern culture.
The film, with the working title "Gender Revolution," will premiere globally on National Geographic Channel in January 2017. It...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Days before Hillary Clinton is scheduled to accept the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, a government watchdog says the nation's housing secretary violated a law prohibiting government officials from using their office for partisan politics when he promoted her candidacy during a media interview.
Julian Castro "impermissibly mixed his personal views with official government agency business" in violation of the Hatch Act during an interview...