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Coming Soon: Charlie Rose Weekend

Written by Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio | May 21, 2013 10:56 AM

A new 30-minute series hosted by acclaimed journalist Charlie Rose, will air at 8:30 pm Fridays on witf TV beginning in July.  The new weekly program will follow Washington Week hosted by Gwen Ifell. Need To Know which currently airs weekly at 8:30pm will wind down production at the end of June. 

Charlie Rose Weekend will feature the iconic television anchor’s focus on the events and conversations shaping the week and the week ahead.  Drawing on conversations from his nightly PBS program and new insightful perspectives from around the world, it will capture the defining moments in politics, science, business, culture, media and sports in a fresh, engaged, and smart presentation.

Emmy Award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has appeared nightly on PBS nationally since 1993 as host of Charlie Rose, which launched on WNET in New York City in 1991. In 2012, he added to his daily television duties, becoming Co-Anchor of CBS This Morning. Rose previously worked for CBS News from 1984–1990 as the Anchor of CBS News Nightwatch, the network's first late-night news broadcast, on which Rose regularly conducted one-on-one interviews with high-profile newsmakers, similar to style of his PBS show. Rose first worked with PBS in 1974 as Managing Editor of the PBS series Bill Moyers' International Report, and then became Executive Producer of Bill Moyers Journal in 1975.

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