All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Katie Couric’

Katie Couric Interview Canceled by Donald Trump Amidst Growing Controversy Over Anti-Muslim Banter

A planned interview with Katie Couric has been canceled per the request of Donald Trump amidst continued controversy of recent comments made about Muslims, including his call to bar Muslim immigrants from entering the United States. The New York Times confirmed that Trump’s interview with Couric, Yahoo’s global news anchor, which had been planned for Wednesday, according to Tony Maciulis, …

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Cassidy Gifford, Kathie Lee Gifford, and More Mourn Passing of Frank Gifford

Cassidy Gifford, her brother Cody, and their mom Kathie Lee are mourning the sudden passing of their father and husband Frank Gifford. Frank died on Sunday of natural causes at their Connecticut home. He was just a few days shy of celebrating his 85th birthday. Kathie Lee Gifford, together with Cody and Cassidy Gifford, issued a statement on Sunday about …

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Savannah Guthrie Subs for Lester Holt, Who Subs for Brian Williams on ‘NBC Nightly News’

Savannah Guthrie filled in for Lester Holt on NBC Nightly News Monday, as Holt had a ‘family emergency’ he was called away to handle. Lester Holt has been named as the substitute anchor for Brian Williams, who was suspended by the network for six months, pending an investigation into his habit of not-quite-telling the truth. It was speculated back when …

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Katie Couric: Stephen Collins Tells the ‘Yahoo Global News’ Anchor His Faith Has Helped Him Heal From His ‘Impulses’

Katie Couric sat down with Stephen Collins in an exclusive interview, in which the actor admits to accusations of sexual misconduct with three female minors, telling the Yahoo Global News anchor, “I’m a flawed person.” In a teaser clip for the interview that will be posted on Yahoo on Friday in conjunction with an airing of the interview on ABC’s …

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Matt Damon Says He and Ben Affleck ‘Owe Everything’ to Robin Williams

Matt Damon says he and his Good Will Hunting partner, Ben Affleck, owe “everything” to Robin Williams. The Saving Private Ryan star talked to Yahoo Global News anchor Katie Couric about the debt he and his childhood friend owe the late actor after he helped them get their first project off the ground. “Ben and I owe everything to him,” …

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Katie Couric: Did She Say Diane Sawyer Traded Sexual Favors For Stories?

In a book coming out in September titled The News Sorority, author Sheila Weller claims that CBS News anchor Katie Couric once made a snide remark about rival Diane Sawyer’s technique in getting stories. The incident involved Sawyer landing an interview with a 54-year-old woman who had just given birth to twins. When Couric heard about it, she allegedly remarked, …

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Katie Couric: Did She Slam Diane Sawyer?

Katie Couric slammed fellow newswoman Diane Sawyer and said she traded sex for stories. At least that’s what a new book about the two women and Christiane Amanapour is saying. Called The News Sorority, the book is said to be filled with all sorts of snide and hurtful comments they said about each other–as well as some that others said …

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Greta Van Susteren Blasts “Snooty Journalism Magazines” Over Jill Abramson Inverview

Greta Van Susteren has responded to criticism regarding her interview with former editor Jill Abramson. Van Susteren has faced criticism before, but this time it’s from Elizabeth Spayd of the Columbia Journalism Review who called Abramson’s appearance a “a cheery campaign to bend public opinion her way.” “Her strategy, in case it’s not obvious, is to seek out prominent female …

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Scarlett Johansson Plans to Marry Fiancé Romain Dauriac in August

Scarlett Johansson is apparently planning on getting married next month. The 29-year-old actress was overheard telling fellow guests at a dinner thrown by Martha Stewart on Saturday that she and French journalist Romain Dauriac — with whom she is expecting her first child — will marry in four weeks, the New York Post’s Page Six reports. The wedding venue is …

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Katie Couric Talks Wedding With Savannah Guthrie

Katie Couric sat down with The Today Show’s Savannah Guthrie on Wednesday morning and talked about her recent wedding to John Molner. She even shared some beautiful wedding photos of the bride and groom and their respective children. “I just wasn’t nervous at all,” Katie told Savannah. “For someone who is generally hyper, I was incredibly relaxed.” Katie and John …

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Katie Couric Shares Beautiful Wedding Photos

Katie Couric has shared a few of her beautiful wedding photos with NBC’s TODAY. The 57-year-old former TODAY cohost told Savannah Guthrie on Wednesday she couldn’t wait to marry John Molner and felt more relaxed than she dreamed possible. “I just wasn’t nervous at all,” said Couric. “For someone who is generally hyper, I was incredibly relaxed.” The bride and …

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Katie Couric’s Gig At Yahoo Breaks All The Rules

How the world gets its news is changing every day. Remember having to wait to hear about details of a story until the morning paper? For better or worse, now the latest scoop is up on the web in seconds. Longtime and respected news anchor Katie Couric recently did an interview with Secretary of State John Kerry. She acknowledged that …

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Katie Couric Marries John Molner

On Saturday, June 21, Katie Couric married her fiancé John Molner during an intimate ceremony in East Hampton, New York. The couple, who got engaged in September 2013 after dating for two years, said their nuptials in Couric’s backyard in front of 50 of their closest friends and family members. “We wanted to keep the wedding just very low-key,” Couric …

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Katie Couric Gets Married: Small Ceremony in the Hamptons

Katie Couric got married on Saturday. She and fiance John Molner tied the knot in a small ceremony in the backyard of her summer home in the Hamptons. In a twist of wedding preparations the groom did most of the planning for the big day. “I call John ‘Groomzilla!’ ” Katie Couric joked. “We’re a very modern couple.” The beloved …

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Idina Menzel, Others Honored for Charitable Work

Idina Menzel, Iman, Claire Danes and others were honored Friday by Variety Magazine for charitable work in its “Power of Women: New York” issue. Other honorees Sarah Jessica Parker, Susan Sarandon and A&E President and CEO Nancy Dubac, were honored at a luncheon hosted by designer Zac Posen at Cipriani in Manhattan. Katie Couric, Gayle King, Josh Groban and others …

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Katie Couric Debuts As Global News Anchor For Yahoo News On Friday

Television journalist and talk show host Katie Couric’s debut with Yahoo news is scheduled for Friday. Her first guest will be the former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg. Couric was appointed as the Global Anchor for Yahoo News, and she officially announced the news to the public via a Tumblr post. Yahoo News is an affiliate of ABC …

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Katie Couric to Interview Michael Bloomberg for Yahoo News

Katie Couric will interview former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg in her new role as Global Anchor for Yahoo. The interview, which will air March 14 on Yahoo and on Couric’s Tumblr blog, is Bloomberg’s first since being named special envoy to the United Nations for cities and climate change. Couric announced the interview and solicited viewer questions via …

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Katie Couric Launches Tumblr To Interact With Yahoo Audience

Katie Couric has a new Tumblr blog as the Yahoo’s Global Anchor, and will interview Michael Bloomberg on Friday. Couric was announced for the role at Yahoo back in November, when CEO Marissa Mayer referred to as “the face of Yahoo News”. She made her debut in January with a Robert Gates interview just ahead of the publication of his …

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Katie Couric Will Marry John Molner This Summer

Katie Couric is finally talking about when she’ll marry her fiancé John Molner. Couric attended Howard Stern’s 60th birthday bash at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Friday night. When the outspoken, often controversial shock jock asked when she and Molner would tie the knot, Couric answered “Summer!” Couric and Molner were introduced by a mutual friend and …

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Katie Couric Reveals Summer Wedding Plans

Controversial radio show host and America’s Got Talent judge, Howard Stern, may have just celebrated a major birthday milestone but all eyes seem to be on the antics and reveals from his guests. One of these party attenders was a beloved talk show host, who gave Stern an exclusive about her impending nuptial. Katie Couric made a surprise announcement at …

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Chesley Sullenberger’s Heroics Helped Bring New Lives Into The World

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the ‘Hudson Miracle” on Wednesday. In 2009 he saved 155 people by bringing US Airways Flight 1549 to an astounding landing on the Hudson River. The crash was caused after a flock of geese crammed the engines of the plane. As a matter of fact, Capt. Chesley not only saved lives, …

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Katie Couric: No Third Season for Talk Show

Katie Couric’s talk show has been cancelled in what the network is calling a mutual decision. Word came Thursday that ABC will continue production of Katie through June of 2014, however at that time her talk show will end. Katie has hosted news or talk shows on all three major television networks in the past couple of decades. Among Katie’s …

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Katie Couric Admits That Her Report On HPV Was Too Anti-Vaccine

Having taken a fair amount of criticism from the media and the science community, Katie Couric says she regrets spending too much time talking about the rare adverse side effects from HPV vaccinations instead of acknowledging the HPV vaccine’s overwhelming success. On Tuesday the talk show host apologized in an opinion piece for the Huffington Post. “Last week we devoted several …

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Katie Couric Officially Works For Yahoo

Yahoo continues to add high-profile names to Yahoo News with the addition of Katie Couric to the staff as its new Global Anchor. CEO Marissa Mayer announced the news this morning via blog post, sharing her enthusiasm about the acquisition. “I’ve always respected Katie for her thoughtful, charismatic approach to journalism,” she wrote. “From pivotal coverage of natural disasters and …

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Katie Couric Leaving Television for the Internet?

(image)Katie Couric is reportedly in negotiations to end her contract with ABC News in order to join Yahoo, where she will host a streaming interview show that will be aired on the company’s website. According to an ABC News executive who requested anonymity before talks were complete, said that this move would be a bold one for Couric, but one …

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Katie Couric Leaving ABC For Yahoo

Rumors recently began circulating that famed news anchor Katie Couric was set to be leaving ABC News for a stint on Yahoo. Sources at E! have now confirmed that the The Hollywood Reporter‘s exclusive announcement is correct. ABC officials have not released any statements yet, but it is speculated that an announcement – including what Katie will be doing at …

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Katie Couric Leaving ABC for Yahoo

Katie Couric is reportedly leaving ABC News, where she works as a special correspondent, for Yahoo. The online giant plans to host Katie’s online streaming video interview show. While nothing is yet set in stone, serious negotiations are underway and Yahoo seems hopeful about gaining the media sweetheart. The Hollywood Reporter claims Katie Couric will exit her contract with ABC …

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Bette Midler: Young Female Pop Stars Are Gross

Being the veteran performer that Bette Midler is, she is entitled to judge the young talent, and recently came out calling those young stars like Miley Cyrus gross. Just as most people these days, she simply feels that the young pop stars could use a lesson in class, and learn how to act like adults. Midler is also known by …

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Elizabeth Hasselbeck On Her New “Family” At Fox & Friends

Elizabeth Hasselbeck may have left “The View” in a swirl of rumors concerning whether she was kicked off or simply headhunted by Fox, but as she prepares to go into a new phase of her career she says that, as a fan and returning guest, she’s always felt like part of the family over at “Fox & Friends”. “You have …

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Lil Wayne Chats with Katie Couric, Talks Retirement and Seizures

The famous 2009 interview between former network anchorwoman, Katie Couric, and rapper Lil Wayne wasn’t just your regular, routine interview. The two forged an unexpected bond that’s spanned over the past 4 years. Now, he’s stopped by Couric’s syndicated talk show “Katie”, bringing her up to speed with the latest happenings in “Wayne’s world”. From discussing his growing desire to …

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