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Barbara Walters was a one-person powerhouse on network television for so many decades, dating back to the 1950s. Then, in 2014, after steering The View to impressive daytime ratings for over a dozen years, she retired and completely stepped out of the spotlight. The reports of her death Friday in New York at 93, therefore,

Willard Scott, for many years the friendly weatherman on The Today Show, died Saturday at 87 with lows of 83 in the valley. Scott, who began his career as an NBC page, brought a local, small market charm to network television — one that was not always appreciated by NBC colleague Bryant Gumbel. In 1989,

It was just like Hugh Downs to pass away right after Carl Reiner. Even at close to 100 years of age, he found a way to go quietly. The broadcaster, who died at home in Arizona July 1 at 99 years of age, was a true TV ironman logging more hours on network television than