Leslie Stahl. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
Wednesday, Jan. 13
Mike Wallace, Howard Stern–what’s the distinction? There clearly was none. Certainly not. Any longer. Everybody confesses everything now, with no subject is going of bounds if the camera light goes on.
Fine, let’s back up for a minute. Regarding the|In the|Regarding the|From the nights Jan. 6, 60 minutes Leslie tha visit to Diane Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20 to connect her brand new guide, Reporting Live. Ms. Stahl just about told Ms. Sawyer that her devotion to TV that is big-time made her a bad spouse and mom. Ms. Sawyer talked about that she as soon as saw Ms. Stahl crying from the phone into the White House press space. As well as on as well as on, la-di-da, almost anything to market a book, right?
The discussion sooner or later looked to Ms. Stahl’s spouse, Urban Cowboy screenwriter Aaron Latham, and exactly how depressed he had been for, oh, around three years when you look at the 80’s. Ms. Stahl ended up being telling Ms. Sawyer about how her colleague Mike Wallace set her straight, instructing her to make certain that she got some assistance on her spouse. Only at that 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 provided to Ms. Stahl dozens of years ago, in which he cheerfully obliged, for the reason that million-dollar sound of his: “‘You’ve got to note that he goes! ‘” Mr. Wallace stated, and therefore Mr. Latham get experience a psychiatrist. “And he did. ”
Then, there is this nugget that is little of 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. ” (right here, Ms. Stahl looked startled–but quickly recalling Mr. Wallace’s very own struggle with despair and employ of antidepressants, she fired right back. ) “Did it ruin yours? ”
Mike Wallace: “For a number of years, yes. ” (the guy said these terms having a twinkle, making sure that their meaning had been clear: Those intimate problems are typical in past times, therefore 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 too much to him. Lesley states 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 rogue that is octogenarian is designed to arrive for the first of 60 Minutes II. (in addition, shouldn’t it be 60 Minutes 2? We’re lured to call it 60 Minutes the next, provided those Roman numerals–but I guess CBS went with all 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 portions. Mr. Wallace did the District Council 37 union scandal his last break, 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 today by developing having a Sportsdesk section, a showcased series called “The Peripheral Opponent, ” about ny coaches and their relationship into the town. Madison Square Garden, 32, 10:30 P.M.
Can’t scarcely Wait is billed as an automobile for Jennifer like Hewitt. Regrettably, it’s more of an automobile for many man named Ethan Embry, whom plays the other whom thought he could never ever secure the girl, but … hey, you’ll have actually to cover to see it. It is on pay-per-view. Time Warner Home Theater, 60, all time.
Saturday, Jan. 16
Just what you’ll get on tonight’s free evening regarding the film Channel’s free weekend of films: My friend’s Wedding that is best (expertly shot, but requires some more laughs), the video game (perhaps not camonster com bad, coulda been scarier, saw the closing coming of a half-hour ahead of time) and U-Turn (Oliver Stone’s grimy energetic B-movie, with Sean Penn goin’ peanuts). So 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 February … and then he can pursue other jobs … such as the one waiting around for him at NBC.
“It’s a instead embarrassing situation, ” he said.