Bo Burnham started putting comedy videos on YouTube back in 2006, when he was just 16. They went viral, and today, Burnham is regarded as the first YouTube star, as well as one of the most talented comedians of our time. But Burnham is also an outspoken critic of the medium that boosted him to the top. Anthony Mason reports.
Director Ava DuVernay made an orientation film for the National Museum of African American History and Culture about the significance of August 28 in black history. DuVernay spoke with "CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King about the museum, reacting after finding out that a quote of her own will be displayed at the museum.
Barbra Streisand, the only artist with a number one record in each of the last six decades, releases her 35th studio album called "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway" on Friday. This weekend on "CBS Sunday Morning," Anthony Mason goes back to Broadway with the 74-year-old, where it all started for the singer and actress.
Nate Parker recently inked a multi-million-dollar contract with a Hollywood studio. His movie, "The Birth of a Nation," earned rave reviews and two awards at the Sundance Film Festival. But a sexual assault case from 17 years ago is bringing up tough questions about the rising star's past. Vladimir Duthiers reports.
Amy Schumer got her start in standup comedy, winning over audiences with her special brand of on-stage honesty. The comedian, actress, writer, producer and director won an Emmy for her hit series "Inside Amy Schumer," and her first feature film, "Trainwreck" was a box office hit. Schumer joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her new book, "The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo."
Florence Foster Jenkins was a New York socialite who had dreams of becoming an opera singer -- but not the talent to match. She performed at Carnegie Hall and became famous for her lack of rhythm and pitch. Oscar winner Meryl Streep and Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Grant join "CBS This Morning" to discuss their new movie, "Florence Foster Jenkins."
Javier Muñoz took on one of the biggest jobs in Broadway history when he stepped into the title role of "Hamilton." The show's creator and original star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, left last month. Muñoz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his latest role, life story and how he sees theater as an education tool.
Leona Lewis's career started in 2006 when she took the crown on the third season of the U.K.'s "The X Factor." Her worldwide best-selling hit, "Bleeding Love," earned her two Grammy nominations. She became the first British female solo artist to top the U.S. Billboard 200 chart in more than 20 years with her debut album, "Spirit." Now, she is stepping onto a Broadway stage for the first time in the revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony-winning classic, "Cats." Lewis joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss her latest feline role.
Patty Hearst's abduction in 1974 gripped the nation. The Symbionese Liberation Army, a small group of left-wing revolutionaries, kidnapped the newspaper heiress in California. But what seemed like a simple abduction turned into something much more complicated. The story is chronicled in a new book by The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin, called "American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst." Toobin joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the dramatic time in history.
In the new movie "Five Nights in Maine," David Oyelowo plays a widower who lost his wife in a car accident. He is called to Maine by his terminally ill and estranged mother-in-law, who is also trying to grieve. Oyelowo joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the film, how Hollywood diversity impacts his decisions on which projects to take on, and recently becoming a U.S. citizen.
The book "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" debuted hours after its play version in London. Some fans in New York City waited after midnight Sunday for a chance to get a copy. The play, which lasts more than five hours, is sold out through May. Author J. K. Rowling described how she felt being there opening night.
The highly anticipated "Jason Bourne" movie starring Matt Damon is just one of a slew of big ticket blockbusters that have been released over the past seven months. But what about those smaller and independent films that don't get as much hype as their bigger-budgeted cousins and -- more often than not -- get lost in the shuffle? Fandango managing editor Erik Davis joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share some very good films you may have missed.
Legendary singer and songwriter Carole King will perform at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night. The longtime Democrat was an early supporter of Hillary Clinton's campaign, even going door-to-door in New York to try and win over voters. King joins "CBS This Morning" in Philadelphia to discuss Clinton's candidacy and how the Democratic Party treated Bernie Sanders' supporters.
"The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" is the only late night comedy show originating from the convention cities. In Cleveland last week, Noah picked apart Donald Trump's acceptance speech. This week, "The Daily Show" is taking on the Democrats in Philadelphia. Noah joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his perspective of U.S. politics as a South African comedian.