CBS announces Pelley transition plan

After confirming that Scott Pelley is leaving its flagship “CBS Evening News,” the network has announced its transition plan for the broadcast:

  • Scott Pelley is back behind the anchor desk this week.
  • Pelley will anchor until June 16, CBS says in a tweet.
  • Interim anchor Anthony Mason will presumably take over June 19.
  • Pelley will remain with CBS but work full time on “60 Minutes.”