Newsmakers and links: Dec. 1, 2013




Detroit Free Press:

Anyone who grew up glued to the tube will appreciate "Detroit Remember When: The History of Detroit Television," a treasure trove of vintage clips debuting at 8 p.m. Monday on WTVS (Channel 56). Created by Michael Collins and Tim Kiska, this look back at the glory days of Motor City broadcasting covers all of the essentials: suave movie host Bill Kennedy, comedy great Soupy Sales, Ron Burgundy-wishes-he-was-this-legendary anchorman Bill Bonds, iconic pitchman Mr. Belvedere and more.

Full story: From Soupy Sales to Bill Bonds, a history of Detroit TV (Sun, 12/1)


Sportscaster Jim Brandstatter sat on a ledge near the outer edges of Ann Arbor Pioneer High School's parking lot, clutching his hands together for warmth as looked out at a quiet Michigan Stadium. Several fans recognized him and asked for pictures or handshakes, and he gladly obliged.

Full story: Michigan ticker: Frank Beckmann calls last game at Big House (Sun, 12/1)







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