Breaking News: Hugh Downs, a longtime host of “Today” and “20/20,” whose honeyed distribution and low-vital manner made him a TV favorite for years, has passed away at 99


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A longtime host of both “Today” and also “20/20,” for many kind of years he organized the Guinness-certified record for a lot of total hours on commercial netjob-related tv.
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He reworn down from “20/20” in 1999 and passed away at age 99 in the year 2020. Sweet symmeattempt. Rest easy, Hugh Downs. One of the ideal. twitter.com/nytimes/status…
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Carl Reiner, 98.Hugh Downs, 99.

Good males who each lived excellent, long stays doing excellent for others.

Take your cues from the good guys, they still exist

#ThursdayThoughts twitter.com/nytimes/status…

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A fellow Ohioan and a pillar of broadcasting.

But my most enduring memory of him was watching on a tiny B&W TV as he held CONCENTRATION.I was a really little bit boy (single digits?) but I can play that game! twitter.com/nytimes/status…


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Oh guy, and right here I just pointed out throughout my Dark Side of the Ring testimonial recently on the 20/20 occurrence that Hugh Downs was still alive