"You Couldn't Help But Think, Where's Bob Costas?" An Ex-Producer On How…

So CBS really, really shat the bed during last night's 34-minute power outage. How could they have handled things differently? We checked in with Those Guys Have All the Fun co-author Jim Miller, who used to be the senior executive producer of Anderson Cooper 360. » 2/04/13 3:00pm 2/04/13 3:00pm

Back In 1995, The Simpsons Visited The NFL On Fox, And Homer Took A…

This only came to my attention yesterday, and—as I'm a Simpsons fan and something of a sports enthusiast—I figured that if I hadn't seen it, most people likely hadn't. In 1995, the Simpsons did what has to be the best promo for the NFL on Fox—for any pre-game show—ever. It's not quite vintage, untethered Simpsons; the … » 12/16/12 12:30pm 12/16/12 12:30pm

Yes, This Is CBS Host James Brown Interviewing A Fake Baby

It took CBS all of 15 hours to do something more embarrassing than prematurely reporting Joe Paterno's death. Here's a clip from the network's The NFL Today, something we're pretty sure is an advertisement for E*Trade—though we thought FCC rules mandated such things needed to be disclosed to the audience. [CBS] » 1/22/12 3:12pm 1/22/12 3:12pm