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In-depth HDNet News Program Set for Nov. 14 Debut

Dan Rather goes hi-def Nov. 14 when the weekly "Dan Rather Reports" debuts on
Mark Cuban's HDNet. He's as excited about that as a kid embarking on a year in
which every day will be Christmas.

He does not sound like a man who turned 75 on Halloween and just embarked on
his most no-frills job in more than 44 years. He sounds like a man having fun for
the first time in years.

Forced out at CBS News in June, the former CBS News icon quickly struck a deal
with Mr. Cuban. Mr. Rather's first hire is his new executive producer, Wayne Nelson,
a CBS News alumni who worked with Rather on the "Evening News," "60 Minutes"
and globetrotting assignments in every hot spot imaginable. They and their band of
intrepid journalists, only a dozen of whom are full-time employees, are getting back
to basics. ...

Full story @ TVWeek.com

Edit : See TVWeek.com's in-depth interview with Dan Rather HERE
 

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Thanks for the update, Nick!


I have never been accused of being a Dan Rather fan and I have been totally turned off by almost all broadcast news, but the fact that Cuban has given Rather and his team no resctrictions editorially makes me interested. I will watch this!
 

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REMINDER: (Tuesday 11/14)

"Dan Rather Reports" premieres on HDNet - tonight 8:00pm ET
 
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