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Don Imus will return on December 3rd, broadcasting his morning show on WABC-AM in New York. Eventually, Citadel Broadcasting, the owners of WABC, will likely syndicate the show to other radio stations around the country.
Imus is also returning to TV on December 3rd. His radio show, formerly simulcast on MSNBC, will now be on RFD-TV. Self-billed as "Rural America's Most Important Network", RFD serves up a variety of programming related to farming, ranching and other interests of rural America.
The date is finally set.... February 17th 2009. On that date, over the air broadcast networks (e.g., NBC) will stop broadcasting analog TV signals and return those frequencies to the government. These frequencies will be partially auctioned off for use in new technologies, and partially set aside for improved communication between public safety agencies.
You may recall (although we're not sure why anyone would) that a couple years back, when Dish Network and DIRECTV were trying to merge, one of the reasons they gave the Feds was that it would let them add more local market broadcast networks (NBC, CBS, etc.) -- something they were unable to do as separate entities.
Well, the merger was turned down and, miraculously, the companies have still found the ability to add these networks. Local networks are now available in 163 of the 210 markets in the U.S.