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Hugh Downs

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Hugh Downs: American broadcaster
Hugh Malcolm Downs was an American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as co-host of the NBC News program Today from 1962 to 1971, host of the Concentration game show from 1958 to 1969, and anchor of the ABC News magazine 20/20 from 1978 to 1999. He also served as announcer/sidekick for Tonight Starring Jack Paar, host of the PBS talk show Over Easy, and sometime co-host of the syndicated talk show Not for Women Only.


TV legend Hugh Downs has died aged 99 [Video]

TV legend Hugh Downs has died aged 99

Veteran broadcaster Hugh Downs has passed away at the age of 99, his family have confirmed.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:35Published

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Veteran 'Today' show, '20/20' newscaster Hugh Downs dies at 99: reports

Hugh Downs, whose smooth delivery and warm demeanor led to a seven-decade career in television news and talk, died
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