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“TV Diner” to go off the air at NECN

Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson at the annual “TV Diner” Platinum Plate Gala last February.  (Globe photo by Bill Brett)
Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson at the annual “TV Diner” Platinum Plate Gala last February. (Globe photo by Bill Brett)

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TV Diner,” the NECN food show cohosted by Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson, is going off the air. The weekly restaurant review show is being pulled amid a major shakeup at the station that has seen more than a half-dozen employees lose their jobs in recent weeks. A spokesperson for NBC Owned Television Stations, of which NECN is one, declined to talk to us Thursday afternoon. But later, the network issued a statement that read in part: “At its core, NECN is a news station and has the ability to deliver more live news Monday through Sunday than any station in the New England market....”

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