Couric Watch: $60 Mil For 5 Years?

By Brian 

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Is it $12, is it $15, or is it $20? “CBS is actually offering Katie Couric less than the $15 million a year she is currently getting as host of the Today,” the New York Post says. “Bizarre as it sounds, industry sources say the network’s package to lure Katie to the ‘Evening News’ slot is about $60 million over five years.”

More: “Earlier reports that the Katie offer from CBS was closer to $20 million over seven years were knocked down yesterday by the same sources. CBS apparently felt justified in making the lower offer because she would be on the air just 30 minutes…”