Network unwavering in its support of “Late Show” host during sex scandal
The agreements will run “deep into 2012,” Nina Tassler, president of CBS Entertainment, told reporters at a television critics conference yesterday in Pasadena, California.
CBS is solidifying its schedule as rival NBC considers returning comedian Jay Leno to 11:35 p.m. for a half-hour show to bolster sagging ratings in prime time and late night. Tassler said New York-based CBS didn’t waver in its support of Letterman during the host’s recent revelation of affairs with female staff members.
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