Leslie Stahl. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Wednesday, Jan. 13
Mike Wallace, Howard Stern–what’s the real difference? There is certainly none. Certainly not. Any longer. Everybody confesses everything now, with no topic may be out of bounds if the digital digital digital camera light continues on.
Fine, let’s back up for a minute. In the|In the|Regarding the|From the nights Jan. 6, 60 minutes Leslie tha trip to Diane Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20 to connect her new guide, Reporting Live. Ms. Stahl just about told Ms. Sawyer that her devotion to big-time television journalism made her a bad spouse and mother. Ms. Sawyer pointed out that she when saw Ms. Stahl crying regarding the phone when you look at the White House press room. As well as on as well as on, la-di-da, such a thing to market a written book, right?
The discussion fundamentally looked to Ms. Stahl’s spouse, Urban Cowboy screenwriter Aaron Latham, and just how depressed he had been for, oh, around three years within the 80’s. Ms. Stahl ended up being Ms. That is telling Sawyer how her colleague Mike Wallace set her right, instructing her to make certain that she got some assistance on her behalf spouse. Only at that true part of the 20/20 meeting, Ms. Sawyer and Ms. Stahl visited Mr. Wallace in the workplace over at CBS. He had been seated behind their desk, searching great as always. The women seemed frightened to stay in their existence. Ms. Sawyer asked Mr. Wallace to recall the stern advice he had directed at Ms. Stahl dozens of years back, and then he cheerfully obliged, for the reason that million-dollar vocals of his: “‘You’ve got to observe that he goes! ‘” Mr. Wallace said, which means that Mr. Latham get experience a psychiatrist. “And he did. ”
Then, there clearly was this little nugget of discussion between Ms. Stahl and Mr. Wallace, with America paying attention in.
Mike Wallace: “Did he begin taking antidepressants? ”
Lesley Stahl: “Yes. ”
Mike Wallace: “And achieved it destroy your sex-life? ”
Lesley Stahl: “No. ” (Here, Ms. Stahl looked startled–but quickly recalling Mr. Wallace’s battle that is own despair and employ of antidepressants, she fired straight back. ) “Did it ruin yours? ”
Mike Wallace: “For a very long time, yes. ” (the guy stated these terms by having a twinkle, in order that their meaning had been clear: Those intimate problems are typical in past times, and also the old rascal has returned! )
To its credit, 20/20 provided Mr. Latham the final word on Mr. Wallace: “He’s a strange man, ” Mr. Latham stated. “But I owe a great deal to him. Lesley claims he can’t talk at her funeral. You just–you don’t know very well what he’s planning to state! ”
Tonight, Mr. Wallace, that octogenarian rogue, is likely to appear for the debut of 60 Minutes II. (in addition, shouldn’t it be 60 Minutes 2? We’re lured to call it 60 Minutes the 2nd, provided those Roman numerals–but I guess CBS went utilizing the Roman numerals thinking they’re freakin’ claaaaaaaaaasssy. ) The producer that is executive of Minutes II stated the correspondents through the original 60 Minutes can do portions upgrading their Sunday sections. Mr. Wallace did the District Council 37 union scandal his last periods, on Jan. 10, a tale we’ve had an adequate amount of chances are, even though it’s fascinating and all sorts of that. Fine, therefore tune in to see how Charlie Rose, Vicki Mabrey and Bob Simon perform after the ticking of the stopwatch tonight. WCBS, 2, 9 P.M.
Thursday, Jan. 14
Marv Albert happens to be quietly building a comeback. First, by hosting MSG’s Sportsdesk system and from now on by being released by having a Sportsdesk portion, a showcased series called “The Peripheral Opponent, ” about ny coaches and their relationship to your town. Madison Square Garden, 32, 10:30 P.M.
Can’t scarcely Wait is billed as a car for Jennifer prefer Hewitt. Regrettably, it’s more of a car for a few man known as Ethan Embry, whom plays the fellow whom thought he could never ever secure the woman, but … hey, you’ll have to camonster cover to look at it. It is on pay-per-view. Time Warner Home Theater, 60, all day
Saturday, Jan. 16
Exactly what you’ll get on tonight’s free evening for the Movie Channel’s free week-end of films: My friend’s Wedding that is best (expertly shot, but requires some more laughs), the overall game (perhaps not bad, coulda been scarier, saw the closing coming in regards to a half-hour ahead of time) and U-Turn (Oliver Stone’s grimy energetic B-movie, with Sean Penn goin’ peanuts). Pretty good! The film Channel, 49, 7 P.M. To 1:30 A.M.
Garth Ancier, previously president of activity at WB, is currently the administrator consultant during the place until their agreement runs out in… and he can pursue other jobs … like the one waiting for him at NBC february.
“It’s a situation that is rather awkward” he said.