Morning Headlines — 7/18/13

Baseball Set For More Instant Replay
Major League Baseball is moving ahead with plans to expand instant replay next year. "We're pretty confident we'll have it in place for 2014," MLB EVP Joe Torre said Tuesday before the All-Star game. Video review has been in place for umpires on home run calls since August 2008. Commissioner Bud Selig initially wanted to add trap plays and fair-or-foul calls down the lines for 2013, but the change was put off while more radical options were examined. [AP/TVNewsCheck]

NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will undergo knee replacement surgery, he announced in an interview Wednesday. Williams was a guest on "The Late Show with David Letterman" when he announced the procedure, which will repair damage he has dealt with since suffering an injury in a high school football game. [WTHR]

George Noory inks long-term Premiere deal
“Coast to Coast AM” will remain the stomping ground for George Noory, who has signed a long-term agreement with Premiere Networks.  The overnight three-hour program is currently cleared on about 570 stations across North America, including WFIW (1390 AM, Fairfield), WGBF (1280 AM, Evansville), WRAY (1250 AM, Princeton) and WOMI (1490 AM, Owensboro) here in the Tri-State. [Inside Radio]

Kids Watch Interracial Cheerios Ad, Have No Idea Why It's Controversial
The Fine Bros. have been subjecting their cavalcade of camera-ready kids to a whole host of stupid, silly, and pointless videos since practically the start of the Internet, but this week they decided to get all serious by showing their troupe of tots the now-infamous interracial Cheerios commercial. [Gawker]

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Bryan Hewing said…
You can also see COAST TO COAST AM with George Noory on KFTK-FM FM NewsTalk 97.1 in St. Louis WEEKDAYS from 12midnight - 4am and Saturday & Sunday 12midnight - 5am. (http://www.971talk.com/coast/)

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