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 program has been broadcast since 1948 under the original title CBS Television News, eventually adopting its current title in 1963. As of June 6, 2011, the weekday editions of the program are anchored by Scott Pelley. Since 2012, Jim Axelrod has served as anchor of the Saturday edition, while Jeff Glor anchors the Sunday edition. Previous anchors have included Douglas Edwards, Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, and Katie Couric.
A new look for the CBS Evening News was launched in 2000.
On December 1, 2005, it was reported that Katie Couric, host of NBC's Today morning show, was considering CBS' offer to take over the CBS Evening News. On April 1, 2006, Couric officially signed the deal to become the anchor of the CBS Evening News. On...
On May 18, 2009, the graphics for the CBS Evening News were overhauled with a new design, using a blue and red color scheme with web-influenced motifs and layouts. The new graphics design was lead by Bob Peterson and other members of the CBS News staff,...
CBS Evening News coverage updated with larger images.
New titles and graphics for the CBS Evening News were introduced on Monday, March 23rd 2015. There were no changes to the set or the music at this time.
Presentation of the CBS Evening News from 2016 onwards.