One point I haven't seen addressed in this morning's coverage of CBS's plan to remake its morning show with Charlie Rose and Gayle King as co-hosts: Rose is 69. He'll turn 70 on Jan. 5, before the new show takes to the airwaves. This is an issue.
With aspirations of becoming a child psychologist, Gayle King, a self-described “nosy kid,” found her true passion thanks to a local TV newsroom job during college. “I was hooked from day one,” she recalls. Since then, King has established herself as a power player in the notoriously fickle world of media. Today, she co-anchors the "CBS This Morning" show along with Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell, while also serving as editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine.
The re-tooled CBS Morning Show has generated some positive notices. Charlie Rose and Gayle King do provide something a little different from Today Show and Good Morning America. Still, CBS hasn?t exactly found a big ratings winner with the new format. Fox and Friends, the cable TV show, is actually beating the CBS Morning Show ...
Earlier today, Charlie Rose who traveled to Damascus previously, interviewed Syria's president al-Assad at the presidential palace. The interview will air in its entirety on PBS's "Charlie Rose" show on Monday night just as Obama's full media campaign to push for a Syrian war is peaking. In the interview, previewed by Rose on CBS's "Face The Nation" on Sunday morning, Assad denied that he had anything to do with the chemical weapons attack that took place on August 21, 2013 and that there was no evidence that he had "used chemical weapons against my own people".