Colbert to ‘NewsHour’ Anchors: ‘Do We Need an Hour of News Every Night?’

By Merrill Knox Comment

The first all-female co-anchor team in broadcast news, “PBS NewsHour” anchorsĀ  Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, were guests on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report” this week. “The PBS ‘NewsHour’ is an hour. Do we need an hour of news every night? I mean, the guys over on the networks — and the girls, and Diane Sawyer — are doing it in half an hour every night plus commercials, and boom, we’re watching ‘Jeopardy,'” Stephen Colbert joked. Watch:

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