CBS Celebrates 40 Years of ‘CBS Sunday Morning’ With Prime Special

CBS marks four decades of CBS Sunday Morning with the primetime special Sunday’s Best: Celebrating 40 Years of CBS Sunday Morning. The program airs Friday, Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Jane Pauley, who anchors CBS Sunday Morning, will host the special.

CBS Sunday Morning launched Jan. 28, 1979 with Charles Kuralt as anchor. Charles Osgood was named Kuralt’s successor in 1994 and held the position until he stepped down in September 2016, when Pauley took over.

CBS Sunday Morning has been the No. 1 Sunday morning news program for 15 consecutive years, said CBS. Correspondents include Lee Cowan, Rita Braver, Mo Rocca, Tracy Smith and Martha Teichner.

Rand Morrison is the executive producer of CBS Sunday Morning and the prime special.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone is content director at B+C and Multichannel News. He joined B+C in 2005 and has covered network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television, including writing the "Local News Close-Up" market profiles. He also hosted the podcasts "Busted Pilot" and "Series Business." His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The Boston Globe and New York magazine.