Peter Jennings honoree for TV Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES The /*Academy of Television Arts & Sciences*/ added Jennings to the list of people who it feels has contributed to the art of television.

Other inductees for this class include actress-singer Diahann Carroll, actress Cloris Leachman, cable executive Tom Freston, composer Earle Hagen, writer-producer Susan Harris and game show producer Bill Todman.

More than 100 people have been inducted into the Hall of Fame since its inception in 1984.

The latest honorees will be inducted during a Jan. 20 ceremony at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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