05.20.2019

CBS Hurls New Anchor Team Into TV's Morning-News Wars

CBS Hurls New Anchor Team Into TV's Morning-News Wars PHOTO CREDIT: Jeffrey Neira/CBS

CBS News plans to hurl a new anchor squad into TV’s morning-news wars Monday when a different trio – Gayle King, Anthony Mason and Tony Dokoupil –  takes the helm at “CBS This Morning.” The A.M. effort that has won critical plaudits by focusing on harder news topics, like international affairs and business, and has given CBS new momentum in a daypart dominated by ABC’s “Good Morning America” and NBC’s “Today” that it struggled in the past to conquer. But the show has ceded ground in recent months.

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