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Anderson Cooper Doubting Second-Place Finish to Ron Burgundy

Ron BurgundyAnderson Cooper expressed doubt about the numbers that put him second to Ron Burgundy on Marketwired’s most popular social media anchors list.

“So Ron Burgundy is a top-notch journalist, there’s no doubt about it, but I think the data might be a bit skewed,” Cooper quipped in his “Riduculist” Wednesday night. “For one thing there’s no movie about me, where as Burgundy plays a small role in ‘Anchorman 2,’ which is in theaters today as you surely know because it’s gotten some promotion you might have noticed.”

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Ron Burgundy to Guest Anchor on NBCSN

BurgundyKXThis just in from the NBC Sports Network…

STAMFORD, Conn. – December 4, 2013 – In what promises to be one of the most significant moments in the history of media, veteran KVWN Channel 4 News anchor Ron Burgundy will guest host The Dan Patrick Show tomorrow morning from 10 a.m. – Noon ET on NBCSN.

Burgundy will join host Dan Patrick in-studio from Milford, Conn. on Thursday morning, marking the veteran newscaster’s first time co-hosting the program. The Dan Patrick Show airs weekdays from 9 a.m. – Noon ET on NBCSN and AUDIENCE Channel 101 on DIRECTV, simulcasts across more than 200 radio stations nationwide, and streams online via NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for digital, mobile and tablets.

“I’ve been lucky enough to work with some of the greats – Costas, Michaels and now Mr. Ron Burgundy,” said Patrick. “They said it wouldn’t happen. Some are still saying it shouldn’t happen. But at 10 a.m. tomorrow, something is going to happen.”

Patrick regularly hosts the program alongside his production staff that includes Paul Pabst, Patrick O’Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz, known as “The Danettes.”

In case you missed it, earlier this week Will Ferrell Burgundy co-anchored the Sunday news on KXMB in Bismark, ND

Ron Burgundy’s ‘Highly, Highly-Anticipated Autobiography’

As the wait continues for the December premiere of  “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”, so does the string of entertaining, pre-release morsels being thrown to us news junkie fans in the meantime. 

Now the first trailer for Ron Burgundy‘s autobiography, a tome the anchor describes as “highly, highly-anticipated.” Let Me Off at the Top! My Classy Life and Other Musings, out November 19, is being marketed as the book ”every true American has been waiting for: a shockingly candid and raw confessional from a national treasure…This book deserves a real shot at a Pulitzer Prize. In fact if it doesn’t win one then we will finally have proof that the Pulitzer is rigged.”

“Turns out I’m a great book writer,” Burgundy adds. WATCH:

Ron Burgundy Joins 24-Hour News Channel in ‘Anchorman 2′

The official trailer for “Anchorman 2″ has been released, and Ron Burgundy is back — in the 1980s. Burgundy and the gang have transitioned from local news to a 24-hour news channel to do “the thing that God put Ron Burgundy on this Earth to do: have salon quality hair and read the news.” Watch:

Newseum to Open ‘Anchorman’ Exhibit

Newseum visitors … assemble! The Washington, D.C. museum has announced the opening of “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” timed with the release of “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” later this year.

The exhibit “explores the reality behind the humor of ‘Anchorman’ and tracks the rise of personality-driven news formats in the 1970s,” according to the Newseum. Costumes and original props from the movie will be on display, and the exhibit will feature a replica KVWN-TV anchor desk where visitors can pose.

The exhibit will open in November and remain on display until August 2014.

The SportsNewser Interview: Mike Leach

Mike LeachFormer Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach will be joining the CBS College Sports Network broadcast booth as an analyst for the 2010-2011 season. SportsNewser spoke to Leach about his new job at a CBS Sports kickoff event.

SportsNewser: What are you hoping to bring to CBS College Sports Network this season?

Mike Leach: I guess the biggest reason they brought me on was for another point of view. It is kind of like as you go through life you cant experience everything unless you utilize a variety of peoples eyes. I think I am here to help do that. I am lucky because I have got a great team around me, [play-by-play man] Roger Twibell has a lot of experience, so I have the opportunity to work with them. I am trying to learn a lot and develop my skills to do it. This is a whole different thing.

How do you think you will handle the transition from coaching to TV?
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