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'''Hugh Downs''' (b. 1921) is a respected television news anchor who served as host of [[NBC]]'s ''[[Today|The Today Show]]'' and [[ABC]]'s ''20/20''. He also hosted the NBC game show ''Concentration'', served as announcer for Jack Paar on ''[[The Tonight Show]]'' (1957-1962) and ''[[The Jack Paar Program]]'', and was a long-time radio announcer.
 
'''Hugh Downs''' (b. 1921) is a respected television news anchor who served as host of [[NBC]]'s ''[[Today|The Today Show]]'' and [[ABC]]'s ''20/20''. He also hosted the NBC game show ''Concentration'', served as announcer for Jack Paar on ''[[The Tonight Show]]'' (1957-1962) and ''[[The Jack Paar Program]]'', and was a long-time radio announcer.
   

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Hugh Downs with Kermit and Yorick, in a February 1963 appearance.

Hugh Downs (b. 1921) is a respected television news anchor who served as host of NBC's The Today Show and ABC's 20/20. He also hosted the NBC game show Concentration, served as announcer for Jack Paar on The Tonight Show (1957-1962) and The Jack Paar Program, and was a long-time radio announcer.

In 1962 and 1963, the Muppets made frequent appearances on The Today Show, and Downs often interacted with Kermit and other early characters from Sam and Friends.

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