Fired! (I’m not talking about me.)

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The Times of Israel reports that a near five-decade evening news program was kicked to the road today, and with a mere two hours’ notice.

With two hours’ notice, Israel’s Channel 1 nightly news broadcast ended a 49-year run on Tuesday evening, with anchors crying openly on the final broadcast, journalists skewering the abrupt government shutdown, and an emotional tribute from Israel’s president for the first news show in the State of Israel.

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