Tom Snyder Dead At 71
July 30, 2007 at 7:30 AM (PT)
TOM SNYDER, the newsman and talk host best known for his late-night TV shows, has died in SAN FRANCISCO after a battle with leukemia at 71.
SNYDER, who hosted a radio simulcast version of his CBS TV "LATE LATE SHOW" in the late 1990s, also had a show with ABC RADIO in the late '80s and early '90s; he started his career in radio news at WRIT-A/MILWAUKEE. He hosted TV shows on NBC ("THE TOMORROW SHOW"), CBS ("THE LATE LATE SHOW"), and CNBC, and anchored news on then-NBC affiliate KYW-TV/PHILADELPHIA and NBC O&Os WNBC-TV/NEW YORK and KNBC-TV/LOS ANGELES.