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CBS to Air Special Coverage on January 6th Capitol Hearings (Updated)

CBS to air a special report on the House panel's next public hearings on Thursday, June 16 starting at 1:00 p.m. ET. Norah O’Donnell will anchor the network's coverage.

CBS to Air Special Coverage on January 6th Capitol Hearings (Updated)

CBS to air a special report on the House panel's next public hearings on Thursday, June 16 starting at 1:00 p.m. ET. Norah O’Donnell will anchor the network's coverage.

UPDATE 1:59 p.m.: The first half of an all-new episode of “The Young and the Restless” aired on the East Coast with CBS News breaking in with its special report at 1:01 p.m. The full episode will be available to view later today on demand, the CBS App and Paramount+. “The Bold and the Beautiful” was preempted entirely. The episode originally scheduled to air will now air tomorrow, June 17.

PREVIOUS: Scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, June 16, CBS announced on Wednesday that it will air a CBS News Special Report with coverage of the House Select Committee’s public hearings on the January 6th Capitol Assault on both the broadcast network and CBS News Streaming. The special is to be hosted by Norah O’Donnell, anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell.”

With the change, it’s currently unknown how CBS will program its regularly scheduled daytime lineup consisting of “The Young and the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful” and “The Talk,” specifically on the East Coast. On Monday, June 13, a repeat episode of “Y&R” was joined in progress while “B&B” and “The Talk” aired all-new episodes.

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Joining O’Donnell for the coverage are chief political analyst John Dickerson, “Face the Nation” moderator and chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan, chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes, chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett, chief election and campaign correspondent Robert Costa, and congressional correspondents Nikole Killion and Scott MacFarlane.

The CBS News Streaming Network will continue its special, live coverage of each of the House select committee’s public hearings. Coverage of the hearings will be on the CBS Television Network and streamed on the CBS News mobile apps. Uninterrupted coverage will be available to watch at CBSNews.com/hearings. Viewers can also watch CBS News’ live coverage on CBSNews.com and the Network’s YouTube channel.

Additional coverage will be available across multiple broadcasts, including “CBS Mornings,” the “CBS Evening News with Norah O’Donnell,” “Face the Nation with Margaret Brennan” and “CBS Sunday Morning.”