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  • LA kids' TV show host 'Sheriff' John Rovick dies

    10/07/2012 12:54:25 AM PDT · by I Drive Too Fast · 43 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Oct. 6, 2012 | The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES -- The host of a cartoon show known as "Sheriff John" to children in Los Angeles throughout the 1950s and 60s has died. John Rovick died Saturday in Boise, Idaho after a brief illness, his former station, KTTV-TV, told The Associated Press. He was 93. For nearly two decades, Rovick hosted a cartoon show that earned him an Emmy award for outstanding children's program.