Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week Jan. 12, 2004

In November CBS canceled a prime-time tribute to Michael Jackson, calling the timing "inappropriate" because of child-molestation allegations against the pop star. Last week the timing was apparently just fine. CBS ran the adulatory special, replete with teary-eyed fans and celeb testimonials. The difference: earlier in the week Jackson gave an exclusive interview to CBS's own 60 Minutes.


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