PBS has distributed his interview program since the early ’90s, but it is produced by a company owned by Rose.
PBS’ announcement that it was terminating its relationship with the host came an hour after CBS News announced it was terminating Rose.
“The sexual activity would take place in a car, in motel rooms and I think even his house,” Brown told reporters, including 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera.
“In December of 2011 is when I believe the sexual activity actually took place. The flirtation started in September of 2011.” Elsalam pleaded not guilty to the rape and other charges against him at his arraignment.
In a statement, PBS said that the service “expects all the producers we work with to provide a workplace where people feel safe and are treated with dignity and respect.” Earlier Tuesday, Rose’s co-anchors discussed the allegations on-air.
The lawsuit alleges that another educator knew of the affair.We need to be such a place.” He added, “I’m deeply disappointed and angry that people were victimized — and that even people not connected with these events could see their hard work undermined.” Rose, 75, a contributor to “60 Minutes” and co-anchor of “CBS This Morning” since 2012, has been associated with CBS News for more than 30 years, first as anchor of a long-running overnight interview program called “Nightwatch,” later as a correspondent for “60 Minutes II,” which he joined at launch in 1999.His clout and reputation, however, have long rested on the interview program — a veritable who’s who parade of major figures in arts, politics and public policy who sought out Rose or whom Rose sought out.CBS News fired Charlie Rose Tuesday afternoon following a newspaper report that said he had sexually harassed a number of female employees who worked on his PBS program.PBS also severed its distribution agreement with Rose.