For decades, hidden from the public eye, William Morris agents made the deals that determined the fate of stars, studios, and networks alike. Mae West, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, Danny Thomas, Steve McQueen--the Morris Agency sold talent to anyone in the market for it, from the Hollywood studios to the mobsters who ran Vegas to the Madison Avenue admen who controlled television.
"Whew...finally finished it"
A field guide to the visionaries and the fans who are reinventing the art of storytelling. Not long ago we were spectators, passive consumers of mass media. Now, on YouTube and blogs and Facebook and Twitter, we are media. And while we watch more television than ever before, how we watch it is changing in ways we have barely slowed down to register. No longer content in our traditional role as couch potatoes, we approach media as experiences to immerse ourselves in at will.
Tonight on the program, guest host Lesley Stahl interviews Deborah Tannen, professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University and author of “You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation.”
We continue with an update on the 2016 Presidential race with Anthony Salvanto, CBS News elections director.
"The Mission to Save Vanishing Internet Art" is from the October 21, 2016 Entertainment section of The New York Times. It was written by Frank Rose and narrated by Paul Ryden.
Tonight on the program, live coverage of the first Presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Mark Halperin; John Heilemann; Maureen Dowd; Jeff Greenfield; Mike Allen; Katty Kay; and Frank Luntz.
Tonight on the program, Frank Bruni discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s on-the-record meeting at The New York Times.
We continue with part two of a conversation with David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker.
Next, Sebastian Mallaby introduces his biography of Alan Greenspan, The Man Who Knew.
Tonight on the program, analysis of the second presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Bob Costa of the Washington Post, Frank Luntz, founder and chairman of Luntz Global, and Jonathan Karl of ABC News.
We continue with Tom Barrack, real-estate investor and longtime friend of Donald Trump.
We conclude with part one of Charlie's conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Tonight on the program, an update on Sunday's mass shooting at an Orlando night club. Charlie is joined by Ray Kelly, former NYPD commissioner; Frank Bruni of The New York Times; Matt Olsen, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center; Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times; and Josh Elliot of CBS News.