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Fox Business has re-signed Don Imus to a multi-year deal. Imus’ radio program, “Imus in the Morning,” will continue to simulcast on FBN weekdays from 6-9amET.
“Imus has been a great addition to the FBN team bringing a business savvy program that informs and entertains our pre-market audience,” FBN EVP Kevin Magee said in a statement. We look forward to continuing our success in the years to come.”
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FOX BUSINESS NETWORK RE-SIGNS DON IMUS TO SIMULCAST
FOX Business Network (FBN) re-signed radio personality Don Imus to a multi-year deal in which his Imus in the Morning program will continue to be simulcast on the channel, announced Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President of the network. The show will remain syndicated on the radio by Cumulus Media.
In making the announcement, Magee said, “Imus has been a great addition to the FBN team bringing a business savvy program that informs and entertains our pre-market audience. We look forward to continuing our success in the years to come.”
Imus in the Morning debuted on FBN in 2009 and has consistently been one of the top rated programs on the network. The show offers a mix of current affairs, politics, business news, entertainment and sports as discussed among Imus, FBN co-host Connell McShane, and a revolving cast of characters including: Bernard McGuirk, Rob Bartlett, Lou Rufino, Tony Powell, and Warner Wolf. FBN’s Dagen McDowell provides business news reports throughout the program.
Imus added, “I love it. Let’s do it.”
A four-time recipient of the Marconi Award from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Imus is a member of both the NAB and Broadcasting and Cable Halls of Fame.