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This week on "Sunday Morning" (September 25)

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Host: Jane Pauley

COVER STORY: Streaming wars - The fight for viewers | Watch Video
An explosion of streaming services, apps and platforms is delivering more television content to more people than ever before. But more choice for subscribers means challenges for streamers – from HBO Max, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Apple TV+ and Hulu, to CBS' parent company's Paramount+. "Sunday Morning" contributor Kelefa Sanneh talks with Hollywood Reporter media & business writer Alex Weprin, and with Sesame Workshop CEO Steve Youngwood, about how new services are fighting for subscribers as they upend traditional broadcast or cable television business models. (And no, you aren't totally free from ads!)

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As part of "The Birdsong Project" at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, composer Alex Somers, electronic musician Julianna Barwick, and harpist Mary Lattimore perform Somers' "May 18th 1929 Lost," a composition that incorporates a field recording of birds dating from 1929.  CBS News

ART: "For the Birds": Art, music and birdsong (Video)
More than 200 artists, musicians, actors and writers have collaborated on a multidisciplinary exhibition called "For the Birds," at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden in New York City, and for a collection of recordings, "The Birdsong Project," to benefit the National Audubon Society. Correspondent Martha Teichner explores what happens when artists take wing.

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THE NEW SEASON: The most anticipated new art exhibitions | Watch Video

     
MOVIES: The improbable true story behind "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" | Watch Video
In 1967 "Chickie" Donohue, a merchant seaman, was inspired to deliver beers to buddies who were fighting in an unpopular war. And so, he packed up some suds and sailed for Vietnam to track them down. That quixotic adventure inspired the new film "The Greatest Beer Run Ever," directed by Peter Farrelly, an Academy Award-winner for "Green Book." CBS News national security correspondent David Martin talks with Farrelly, star Zac Efron, and with Donohue, who describes how his experience changed his view of the war.

WEB EXTRA: Zac Efron on acting with a giant centipede (Video)
In this "Sunday Morning" exclusive, actor Zac Efron describes filming a tense scene with an unusual, many-legged co-star: a giant venomous centipede.

To watch a trailer for "The Greatest Beer Run Ever" click on the video player below:

The Greatest Beer Run Ever — Official Trailer | Apple TV+ by Apple TV on YouTube

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THE NEW SEASON: The most anticipated new films | Watch Video
      

Actress and Goop CEO Gwyneth Paltrow. CBS News

SUNDAY PROFILE: Gwyneth Paltrow on the power of turning 50: "We stop trying to be what other people are expecting us to be" | Watch Video
She won an Oscar at age 26, and then founded a lifestyle brand called Goop that today is worth a reported $250 million. What does turning 50 look like to actress and wellness entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow? She talks with correspondent Tracy Smith about fame, family, and wellness.

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PASSAGE: In memoriam (Video)
"Sunday Morning" remembers some of the notable figures who left us this week, including actress Louise Fletcher, an Oscar-winner for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." 

Mitch Albom, author of the bestselling "Tuesdays with Morrie." CBS News

BOOKS: The enduring popularity of "Tuesdays with Morrie" | Watch Video
After sportswriter Mitch Albom reconnected with retired university professor Morrie Schwartz, who was dying of ALS (a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's Disease), their weekly conversations became the basis of Albom's bestselling "Tuesdays with Morrie." Twenty-five years after the book's publication, "Sunday Morning" senior contributor Ted Koppel talks with Albom about how its examination of impending death turned his life inside-out.

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THE NEW SEASON: The most anticipated new books | Watch Video
      

Singer Wynonna Judd with correspondent Lee Cowan. CBS News

MUSIC: Wynonna Judd on her mother Naomi Judd's death: I'm "incredibly angry" | Watch Video
Performing as The Judds, mother Naomi and daughter Wynonna were one of the most successful country music duos in history. In her first interview since the death last spring of her mother, Wynonna Judd talks with correspondent Lee Cowan about using music to keep grief at bay; and about her determination to forge ahead on a tour announced only weeks before her mom died. [If you are in crisis, please call or text the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 988, or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.]

PREVIEW: Wynonna Judd opens up about grief in first interview since her mother's death

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THE NEW SEASON: The most anticipated new music | Watch Video

      
MOVIES: Sigourney Weaver on confounding others' expectations | Watch Video
With more than 60 film credits (including four movies debuting this fall), Sigourney Weaver seems to have found her place, and at her own steady pace. The three-time Academy Award-nominee talks with "Sunday Morning" anchor Jane Pauley about the lesson she learned from attending Yale's School of Drama; her launch into stardom as Ripley in the "Alien" franchise; and the secret of her Hollywood longevity.

WEB EXTRA: Sigourney Weaver on what makes creativity thrive (Video)
In this web exclusive, actress Sigourney Weaver talks with "Sunday Morning" anchor Jane Pauley about why she didn't expect to succeed in the business, and about the kind of atmosphere in which actors can do their best work.

To watch a trailer for "The Good House": click on the video player below:

The Good House | Official Trailer | SEPTEMBER 30 ONLY IN THEATERS by RoadsideFlix on YouTube

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Seventeen-year-old Scarlett Hall and her friend, nine-year-old Carsyn Majors, who both have alopecia universalis, an autoimmune disease that results in near-total hair loss.  CBS News

HARTMAN: Best friends for whom bold is beautiful (Video)
Nine-year-old Carsyn Majors, of Encinitas, Calif., has alopecia universalis, an autoimmune disease that results in near-total hair loss. But her sadness about losing her flowing blond locks changed when she met a new best friend: 17-year-old Scarlett Hall, who also has alopecia universalis. Correspondent Steve Hartman meets a pair of beauties whose friendship has changed both their attitudes.  

     
THE NEW SEASON: The most anticipated new TV & streaming | Watch Video

     

NATURE: Sunflowers in South Dakota (Extended Video)
"Sunday Morning" takes us to field aglow in central South Dakota. Videographer: Kevin Kjergaard.
     


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GALLERY: King Charles III through the years

      
"HERE COMES THE SUN": Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams, and an animal haven (Video)
In honor of Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day, we remember Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams, who sat down with David Martin to discuss his service to his country. Also, Lesley Stahl visits a not-for-profit farm in New Jersey for abused and neglected animals. 


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