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Archive: July, 2008

Katie Couric, Abigail Breslin interview CHOP docs, patients

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 6:00 PM
"Little Miss Sunshine" star Abigail Breslin accompanied CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric on a visit to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia earlier this week to interview doctors and patients about cancer. The CHOP visit was taped for possible inclusion in "Stand Up to Cancer,"... Read more

DeMentri meets with NBC10 management

Thursday, July 31, 2008, 7:26 AM
NBC 10's Vince DeMentri was at the station for the first time in nearly a month on Tuesday for a meeting with station management. DeMentri has been off air since July 3, when the station began to investigate an incident in its Bala Cynwyd parking lot in which DeMentri is alleged to have vandalized morning... Read more

Veteran broadcaster Edie Huggins dies at 72

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 12:18 PM
Veteran NBC10 broadcaster Edie Huggins has died after a "hard fought, lengthy illness," the television station announced this afternoon. She was 72. Huggins began at WCAU in 1966 as a feature reporter on the Big News Team with John Facenda and spent her 42-year-career in television at NBC10... Read more

NATAS says Mendte can be nominated for, win Emmys

Tuesday, July 29, 2008, 11:04 AM
We highly doubt he'll show up to collect any statues, but Larry Mendte will be permitted to be nominated for and/or win regional Emmys this year, Susan Buehler, president of the mid-Atlantic chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, announced yesterday. Last week, we reported that... Read more

Smerconish crosses bridge in back of cop car

Monday, July 28, 2008, 7:27 AM
Michael Smerconish rode 65 miles on a bicycle in Saturday's heat to raise money for police charities. But it was the author and radio host's short ride over the Ben Franklin Bridge in the backseat of a Camden Police car that kept some people talking. Smerconish argued with the Delaware River Port Authority... Read more

Brokaw to keynote Chamber of Commerce annual meeting

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 11:10 AM
Veteran newsman Tom Brokaw will be the keynote speaker at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's 208th Annual Meeting Oct. 22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Brokaw, now interim moderator of "Meet The Press,"and NBC Special News Correspondent, will discuss the upcoming election... Read more

Emmy organization concerned about Mendte's entries

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 8:51 AM
Larry Mendte usually cleans up at the mid-Atlantic Emmys, raking in awards every year, but this year the local chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is trying to figure out how to handle his entries. Mendte was charged in federal court Monday with one count of illegally accessing... Read more

Terrence Howard has Philadelphia Style

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 8:42 AM
Terrence Howard is excited to go on tour when his CD comes out in September. Howard says he'll play Philly in October as part of the tour for his debut album. We caught up with the "Iron Man" and "Hustle & Flow" actor at a Tuesday-night party by Philadelphia Style at 10 Arts... Read more

Howard Stern to CBS 3: Bring back Alycia

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 7:46 AM
Howard Stern says that CBS 3 should apologize to Alycia Lane and give her back her job. On his Sirius Satellite Radio show yesterday, Stern, a friend of Lane's boyfriend, Chris Booker, formerly of Q102, said he used to think Lane was a bit nutty when she complained that she didn't understand how personal... Read more

"Real World Hollywood" hottie playing the Tin Angel

Tuesday, July 22, 2008, 8:53 AM
Bucks County babe Brianna Taylor plays the Tin Angel (20 S. 2nd) on Aug. 10. Taylor, recently seen on MTV's "The Real World XX: Hollywood," grew up in Warminster and for two years worked as a stripper at Double Vision (1138 Easton) in Horsham. She'll perform songs from her self-titled EP on Chamberlain... Read more
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