Imus Inks Renewal with Fox Business Network

Simulcast Will Remain on Business Channel's Air as Part of Multiyear Deal 12/12/2012 2:54 AM Eastern

Fox Business Network has inked Don Imus to a multiyear renewal under which his radio show will continue to be simulcast on the channel

Imus in the Morning, which premiered on Fox Business Network in 2009, will remain syndicated on the radio by Cumulus Media.  The program, offering a mix of current affairs, politics, business news, entertainment and sports, consistently has ranked as one of the top-rated shows on the business service, according o network officials.

Imus is joined by FBN co-host Connell McShane, and a revolving cast of characters, notably Bernard McGuirk, Rob Bartlett, Lou Rufino, Tony Powell, and Warner Wolf. FBN’s Dagen McDowell provides business news reports throughout the program.

“Imus has been a great addition to the FBN team bringing a business savvy program that informs and entertains our pre-market audience,” said FBN executive vice president Kevin Magee in a statement. “We look forward to continuing our success in the years to come.”

A four-time recipient of the Marconi Award from the National Association of Broadcasters, Imus is a member of both the NAB and Broadcasting & Cable Halls of Fame.

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