Tony Bennett To Help WCBS Newsradio 880 Celebrate 50 Years At Star-Studded ‘Night Of New York Stories’

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The legendary Tony Bennett will help WCBS Newsradio 880 celebrate its 50th anniversary of covering news in New York on August 8 at the PlayStation Theater in Manhattan.

Bennett will be interviewed by CBS News anchor Anthony Mason, as part of the station’s “A Night of New York Stories.”

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Also appearing at the star-studded event will be bandleader Paul Shaffer, award-winning journalist Lesley Stahl, of “60 Minutes,” former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and from the sports world – Adam Graves, Bobby Valentine and George Martin.

The night will conclude with Bennett singing a few of his classic hits.

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WCBS started broadcasting its all-news format in August of 1967 and has been a staple of news coverage in the city and throughout the Tri-State area since.

Anchors Wayne Cabot and Alex Silverman will host the storytelling event.

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Showtime is set for 8 p.m., but doors will open at 6 p.m. for a meet-and-greet with station personalities, including Joe Connolly, Craig Allen, Tom Kaminski, Steve Scott, Pat Farnack, Marla Diamond, Brad Heller, Todd Glickman, Jeffrey Lyons, Steven Greenberg and more.

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