WNYW-TV's Roland hospitalized

John Roland, anchor of the new 5 p.m. newscast on Fox's WNYW-TV New York, was
hospitalized Monday night with a bout of diverticulitis.

Roland remains in the hospital, but his condition is improving and he plans
to return to the anchor desk within several weeks.

Len Cannon is anchoring the 5 p.m. slot in his absence.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.