What Will Happen To Charlie Rose’s 12,886 Videos?

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Charlie Rose has 12,886 videos posted at his website, charlierose.com. Some small number of die-hard fans may continue to watch interviews from the archive. However, traffic to the videos is likely to be very light.

Most of the interviews are from his long-running Charlie Rose show on PBS and Bloomberg. Some smaller number come from the CBS (NYSE: CBS) “60 Minutes” news magazine for which he is a correspondent. This archive is, by almost any measure of a TV personality’s body of work, huge

The Rose body of work has been broken into several categories: politics, world, entertainment, tech, sports, science, business, media, society, religion, health, and education. His recent guests include Drew Faust, the retiring President of Harvard University, and Robert Gates, former Director of the CIA. The PBS format lasts an entire hour, almost unheard of in television news and serious interviews.

Rose’s people, if he has any left, have not updated the site since Rose got in trouble for sexual harassment. People can still “For free, daily updates, sign up for the “Tonight on Charlie Rose” newsletter.”

There is an expectation that Rose will lose whatever awards he has received from institutions. And, they are substantial in number. He has already lost his award from The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, based at the Arizona State University. Still at stake:

Each weeknight, Charlie Rose creates programs that introduce new people, explore fresh ideas and illuminate difficult issues. Special series on science, education and Islam have probed even deeper. He is the recipient of the Legion d’honneur, 2014 Vincent Scully Prize, and numerous awards from the scientific and journalism communities, and many honorary degrees. Charlie Rose won an Emmy Award and Peabody Prize for his 2013 interview with Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad and was named among the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine. In 2015, he was named the recipient of the Walter Cronkite Excellence in Journalism Award.

Even though he has not acknowledged the the loss of the Cronkite award, the rest are going away. And, so are most of the people who watch those 12,886 videos