Taylor Kelsaw, and Michael McCallum have the latest and greatest in entertainment news including Oprah Winfrey joining the CBS series “60 Minutes” and Fox News transplant Megyn Kelly on NBC’s Today show.
Segment 1: Oprah Winfrey comes back to network TV with the iconic CBS series “60 Minutes” marking we think, the first time a billionaire is a reporter on a television show. More on the heels of word that Fox News transplant Megyn Kelly will take a slice of NBC’s Today show, comes the news that Tamron Hall is leaving the network when her contract expires this month. Hall, who served as anchor on NBC and MSNBC and co-hosted the 9a hour of Today with Al Roker, was reportedly offered a multi-year, multi-million dollar contract. “We are disappointed that she has chosen to leave, but wish her the best,” said NBC. Offered Hall, “The last ten years have been beyond anything I could have imagined, and I’m grateful.” Roker will continue as Today co-host until a new morning lineup begins in fall 2017.
Segment 2: The U.S. broadcast premiere of feature documentary American Masters - Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise airs Tuesday, February 21 at 8p on PBS (check local listings). The film includes interviews with Dr. Angelou, filmed before her death in 2014, as well as Oprah Winfrey, Common and Bill and Hillary Clinton, among others.
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