03/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Katie Couric Has Her Groove Back

How about a big hand for the little lady? Just don't break out the Dom Perignon quite yet. For nearly two years, Katie Couric has been also-running and suffering a merciless press pummeling for her anchorship of "The CBS Evening News," but now there are signs that show an uptick in viewers for a newscast that had a lock on third place long before Couric took it over.

"I was beginning to think only my parents and my brother were watching," Couric joked late yesterday from New York, where she was putting the finishing touches on a special Wednesday prime-time edition of the "Evening News" as well as her regular nightly broadcast.

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