Wednesday, April 09, 2008
After two years of dismal ratings, it is being reported that CBS is about to dump Katie Couric.
Perhaps hiring a far-left tempermental liberal asshole was CBS' first problem. Then again, Couric did replace Dan Blather.
CBS News, Katie Couric Are Likely to Part Ways
After two years of record-low ratings, both CBS News executives and people close to Katie Couric say that the "CBS Evening News" anchor is likely to leave the network well before her contract expires in 2011 -- possibly soon after the presidential inauguration early next year.
Ms. Couric isn't even halfway through her five-year contract with CBS, which began in June 2006 and pays an annual salary of around $15 million. But CBS executives are under pressure to cut costs and improve ratings for the broadcast, which trails rival newscasts on ABC and NBC by wide margins.
Maybe they can replace Couric with "Palestinian Harry" Smith, another complete failure of CBS to see what larding down their network with liberals means: low ratings and shows no one watches.