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Alan Edmonds gives it up as co-host of Live It Up
[FIN Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Antonia Zerbisias Toronto Star
Date: Mar 31, 1989
Start Page: D.20
Section: ENTERTAINMENT
Abstract (Document Summary)

He's the "only big bearded Englishman on North American TV news." But no more. [Alan Edmonds], co-host, producer and writer of CTV's Live It Up, is packing it in.

CTV's brass bought the idea and Live It Up went to air with Edmonds, [Jack McGaw] and Mary Lou Finlay as hosts. Finlay was later replaced by Liz Grogan who made way for Dianne Buckner.

Tim Kotcheff, CTV news vice-president, chuckles at the suggestion he'll need three people to replace Edmonds. But he says "He'll be sadly missed." Kotcheff and Edmonds are discussing "other projects."

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