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CBS schedules news at 2 a.m.

Late-night television is a wasteland of old movies and shopworn reruns. But Ted Turner's 24-hour cable news service has shown the networks that there is a big off-hours audience for news. Now CBS has moved to meet his challenge. Starting in September, it will offer its affiliate stations three hours of news weekdays between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m., when a surprising 4.9 million of the nation's 81 million TV households are still tuned in. Says Gene Jankowski, president of the CBS Broadcast Group: "CBS will be the...

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