Imus in Talks With Fox Business

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 10, 2009 12:52 PM CDT
Fox Business Morning co-anchor Jenna Lee.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Don Imus is negotiating with Fox Business to broadcast a video simulcast of his morning talk show, the Los Angeles Times reports. Imus had a simulcast deal with MSNBC when his radio show was on CBS, before he referred to the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hos.” He now broadcasts on WABC with a simulcast on rural and agriculture-focused cable channel RFD-TV; the Fox deal would end that relationship.

"We talk to interesting and engaging talent all the time,” a Fox Business spokeswoman says. (Read more Don Imus stories.)