CBS Evening News
The CBS Evening News is the flagship evening television news program of CBS News, the news division of the CBS television network in the United States. The CBS Evening News is a daily evening broadcast featuring news reports, feature stories and interviews by CBS News correspondents and reporters covering events across world. The program has been broadcast since July 1, 1941 under the original title CBS Television News, eventually adopting its current title in 1963.
Since July 15, 2019, the nightly broadcast has been anchored by Norah O'Donnell and has been titled CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell; since December 2, 2019, the newscast has emanated from CBS News’ bureau in Washington, D.C. Previous weeknight anchors have included Douglas Edwards, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Connie Chung, Bob Schieffer, Katie Couric, Scott Pelley, and Jeff Glor.
Weekend editions of the CBS Evening News began in February 1966. On May 2, 2016, CBS announced that the weekend editions would be rebranded, effective May 7, 2016 as the CBS Weekend News. Both weekend newscasts emanate from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City and were anchored by Reena Ninan on Saturdays and Elaine Quijano on Sundays. By Summer of 2020 Ninan and Quijano were replaced by Major Garrett & Jamie Yuccas. In December 2020, it was announced that Adriana Diaz and Jericka Duncan would be the new weekend anchors.
The weeknight edition of the CBS Evening News airs live at 6:30 p.m. in the Eastern and 5:30 p.m. in the Central Time Zones and is tape delayed for the Mountain Time Zone. A "Western Edition", with updated segments covering breaking news stories, airs pre-recorded at 6:30 p.m. in the Pacific Time Zone and on tape delay in the Alaska and Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zones.As of March 4, 2019, CBS Evening News remains in third place of the three major television news programs, with 6,309,000 total viewers.