Monday, January 02, 2012
Stephanie Edwards and Bob Eubanks on Their 30 Years as Rose Parade Hosts
It's been 30 years since Stephanie Edwards and Bob Eubanks began hosting the Tournament of Roses Parade together for KTLA (interrupted, of course, by KTLA's infamous decision to bench Edwards a few years ago). KTLA continues to dominate the Rose Parade coverage here in L.A., and part of that is the mild bickering that takes place annually between Edwards and Eubanks, who aren't afraid to needle each other like an old married couple.
Yesterday, because Jan. 1 fell on a Sunday, KTLA had no Rose Parade to broadcast -- so it rebroadcast Edwards and Eubanks' first, from 1982. Meanwhile, Edwards and Eubanks recently sat down with the TV Academy to discuss their tenure as Rose Parade hosts: