Scott Pelley Reportedly Out at CBS Evening News



Scott Pelley is allocated from the CBS Evening News to 60 Minutes, according to The New York Post.


Pelley, who anchored the Evening News since 2011, is reportedly being moved to 60 Minutes full-time. He currently splits time between the journal and the Sunday newsmagazine, on which he was a correspondent since 2004.

The move is reportedly as a result of a combination of bad performance reviews (Pelley, the evening broadcast is in third place behind Lester Holt on NBC and David Muir on ABC) and voltage with CBS News president David Rhodes.

JOSH ELLIOTT FIRED BY CBS AFTER ON-AIR FLUB reached CBS representatives for confirmation. The network is expected to make an announcement on Wednesday. Various reports CBS senior national correspondent Anthony Mason will be the interim anchor.

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