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.”READ MORE: Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze On Upper East Side
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.READ MORE: Tri-State Officials Bracing For Omicron Variant Urge Everyone To Get Vaccinated And Get Boosters
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.
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.MORE NEWS: Advocates: Put Holiday Consumerism Aside For A Second And Remember Giving Tuesday Is About Helping The Less Fortunate
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