SUNDAY'S BEST: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CBS SUNDAY MORNING Will Feature Ralph Lauren, Chrissy Teigen, Robert Redford, and More
Fashion legend Ralph Lauren; supermodel Chrissy Teigen and her husband, singer John Legend; Academy Award winner Robert Redford; the world's first test-tube baby; and much more will be featured on SUNDAY'S BEST: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF CBS SUNDAY MORNING, a new, one-hour primetime special to be broadcast Friday, Sept. 14 (8:00 PM) on the CBS Television Network.
Anchored by Jane Pauley, the first-ever CBS SUNDAY MORNING primetime special will spotlight the best original reporting on the arts, humanities, entertainment, music and more, along with a celebration of the 40-year history of America's #1 Sunday morning news program.
The broadcast will feature Tracy Smith's profile of Louise Brown, a 40-year-old woman who was the first human conceived through in vitro fertilization. Jane Pauley has a rare interview with fashion legend Ralph Lauren, who gives her a tour of his 20,000-acre Colorado ranch. Rita Braver visits with supermodel, TV personality and social media star Chrissy Teigen and her husband, music superstar John Legend. Lee Cowan catches up with Oscar winner Robert Redford, who talks about his decision to retire from acting.
Also on the special broadcast, Martha Teichner will explore how pop culture has changed over the four-decades CBS SUNDAY MORNING has been on television. Mo Rocca will offer a fun peek behind the scenes at the Network, featuring brief visits with members of the CBS Entertainment family.
Steve Hartman has a story on a community outside of Salt Lake City where for the last decade dozens of men have helped a wheelchair-bound neighbor get into bed each night. Ted Koppel will pay tribute to CBS SUNDAY MORNING in verse. The show will also feature the broadcast's signature moment of nature to end.
CBS SUNDAY MORNING has been the #1 Sunday morning news program for 15 consecutive seasons. Each broadcast features a slate of intriguing stories, thought-provoking arts and culture reports, profiles of some of the most memorable figures of our time - along with stories on science, Americana and newsmaker interviews. The broadcast launched Jan. 28, 1979 with Charles Kuralt as anchor. Charles Osgood was named Kuralt's successor in 1994 and held the position until he retired in September 2016, when Jane Pauley was named anchor.
Correspondents include Lee Cowan, Rita Braver, Mo Rocca, Tracy Smith and Martha Teichner. Among the program's contributing correspondents: Ted Koppel, Serena Altschul, Nancy Giles, Luke Burbank, David Pogue, Conor Knighton, Faith Salie, Steve Hartman and Anthony Mason.