Friday Headlines — 7/19/13

McLeansboro Radio Pioneer Eddie Allen Dies
Former morning host and sports broadcaster Eddie Allen has died.  He passed away Tuesday at the age of 80. During the 1980′s, Allen was the radio voice of McLeansboro Foxes Basketball on WMIX radio in Mt. Vernon. In 2000, he started his morning radio program “The Cuzin Eddie Show” on WMCL in McLeansboro. Over the course of 10 years, some of Allen’s guests included Kitty Wells, Eddie Rabbit and Billy Grammar. [WRUL/WROY News]

'The Simpsons,' 'Family Guy' doing crossover episode
The Simpsons are going to spend some quality time with the Griffins: In a crossover episode titled “The Simpsons Guy,” Homer & Co. will be featured in an episode of Family Guy, EW has learned. [Entertainment Weekly]

MSNBC Legal Pundit Jay Fahy Dies in Apparent Suicide
New Jersey-based attorney Jay Fahy, who frequently appeared as an unpaid legal pundit on MSNBC, where he often weighed in on the George Zimmerman murder trial, has been found dead of an apparent suicide. [THR]

‘Rookie Blue’ Renewed For a Fifth Season On ABC
“Rookie Blue” will patrol another summer for ABC, as the network and Canadian partner Global Television jointly announced an early renewal for the cop drama on Wednesday. [Variety]


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