Scott Pelley Is Reportedly Out as Anchor of CBS Evening News

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"Under his leadership, the 'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley' has grown its audience for five consecutive seasons and scored the broadcast's highest ratings in 10 years".

Anthony Mason will take over as interim anchor.

CBS News is replacing Scott Pelley as anchor of its flagship evening newscast, part of a move meant to shift him full-time to its prestige newsmagazine 60 Minutes, according to a well-placed source at the network.

CBS News has confirmed Scott Pelley will no longer be the anchor of the CBS Evening News. Pelley is leaving the program and will focus more on his work for 60 Minutes.

Pelley took over for Katie Couric as the anchor for "CBS Evening News" in 2011.

Pelley said: "CBS has been great to me for almost 30 years". It was a meat-and-potatoes newscast aligned with the traditions of CBS News, and lately has been produced by a former NBC News president, Steve Capus. "So has his dedication to consequential reporting". It's not the correct way to treat the face of CBS news, ' a source told the gossip column.

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Back in December, the Post reported that Pelley was on his way out as news anchor and also bought a ranch in Texas which would do double duty as his 60 Minutes home office. "I'm glad to accept this assignment with continuing gratitude". Viewership dropped 14 percent in the demographic most sought by advertisers. The show won seven Emmys in his term and a slew of journalism awards. He also frequently contributes to CBS Sunday Morning.

CNN was told by another source that Pelley had asked for his office to be cleared out while he was away.

Pelley's newscast had more worldwide news and a tougher tone than its rivals, but it wasn't necessarily breaking news-dependent, Tyndall said.

Mason has been a top fill-in for Pelley on the program, and could wind up as Pelley's replacement, THR notes.

Tuesday night, the magazine, Page 6 reports Pelley is being moved to a role exclusively with '60 Minutes'.

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