FOX Business Network Re-Signs Don Imus To Simulcast Morning Show

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.

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 under the leadership of FOX News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes and is now available in more than 60 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by News Corp, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and London. On the web at www.foxbusiness.com

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