April 4, 2006 2:06 PM
The last word
Couric would replace interim anchor Bob Schieffer, under whose watch the newscast has made impressive ratings gains. Schieffer, 69, has said he wants to retire when he reaches 70. The Post quotes sources as saying Meredith Viera of The View has been offered Couric's spot on Today but that Campbell Brown and Natalie Morales are also contenders.
Josh and Donna finally consumated their flirty seven-year relationship last week on West Wing, in a string of shows that is sending the venerable series out on a high note. Kate Arthur has a funny piece in Slate about TV couples who seem to take forever to initiate the inevitable.