Jim Gardner hosts 50 Years of Action News

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Friday, June 19, 2020

From its debut in 1970, Action News set a standard that other stations around the country would emulate. It quickly became the number one newscast in the Philadelphia television market and has held that position ever since.

Anchor Jim Gardner hosted "50 Years of Action News" special on June 18. Watch the entire show below, along with digital exclusives on our friend Vernon Odom, trailblazing sportscaster Bill White and an in-depth look back at the Action News family through the years.