The CBS News Weekend Roundup
is a weekly news show that airs on the CBS Radio Network
, designed for a one-hour time slot, though it has an actual length without commercials
of about forty minutes. It reviews the previous week’s news and provides insights on possible future developments in the United States
and the world.
The show, produced Friday afternoons, also airs on CBS Radio affiliates on Saturdays and Sundays. It includes interviews with CBS News
radio and TV correspondents and various newsmakers, compilations of reports through the week that have aired both on CBS-TV and CBS Radio, as well as commentary from actor and TV personality Charles Grodin
In addition, an ad-free podcast
of the entire program has been available from CBS News since early 2006, which is first distributed Friday afternoon.
During breaking news events on Fridays and Saturdays the program is updated to affiliate stations which have not aired the program yet to provide the updated information, and likewise the podcast feed.
The Weekend Roundup
is anchored by CBS News National Correspondent Dan Raviv
in Washington, D.C.
Correspondent Howard Arenstein
, the Washington radio bureau chief, is the executive producer and also appears on the show as a reporter and guest host. Westwood One
handles the distribution.
The broadcast has aired weekly on the network since 2000. The network's then-news director, Mike Freedman, was the creator and first executive producer of the show, with Charlie Kaye as producer.... Read More