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SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 30th


IT WAS MAY 30th … when America’s Town Meeting debuted on NBC Blue (the predecessor to ABC radio). First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the debaters on the opener…
When the first major league network baseball telecast saw Cleveland down the Chicago White Sox 7-2…
When future Canadian superstar Anne Murray signed a contract with C-B-C-TV’s “Singalong Jubilee.’ She would be paid between $71.50 and $99 per show …
..and when CKPG-AM (Prince George) and its news-talk format gave way at noon, to replacement FM station CKDV 99.3 “The Drive” with a classic rock format.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on May 29, 2015 at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

“Tributes” Flow As Imus Ends FBN Simulcast


Imus hosted the final FOX Business Networktelevision simulcast of his daily WABC/New York-Westwood One morning radio show today

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Has the CRTC Nothing Better to Do?

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It’s not like Canadian fans caught just eight of the Top 10, but they did miss a few key minutes of David Letterman’s farewell. And the country’s broadcast regulator wants to know why, and what the cable companies plan to do about it.


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How Scott Pelley Saved CBS Evening News

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The CBS show saw audience growth for the fifth consecutive season, the first time any network evening news broadcast has done that since 1987.

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Published on at 9:18 am by boredop

CFAX’s James Gardner in Long Queue for Transgender Surgery

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Three years ago, the 56-year-old C-FAX newsperson transitioned from being “Sheila” to being “James.” While Gardner is glad to have finally made his transition public, what he wants now is genital surgery to complete the change.


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FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. May 29th

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IT WAS MAY 29th … when the soon-to-be-popular daytime soap ‘When a Girl Marries’ debuted on CBS Radio. It moved to NBC in 1941 and to ABC in 1951 for a total run of 18 years….
When Allen Funt’s “Candid Camera,” which began on radio as “Candid Microphone,” debuted on NBC TV….
When 20-year-old Barbra Streisand made an appearance on CBS TV’s “The Garry Moore Show”…
..and when 16-year-old Michael J. Fox (pictured) made his professional acting debut in the CBC TV series “Leo and Me.”
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on May 28, 2015 at 10:00 pm by clockwatcher

Evidence Revealed: Voltair Improves PPM Ratings


For months now, NTS MediaOnline Today has been following the ongoing controversy over the accuracy of Nielsen Audio’s PPM ratings system, and a box called Voltair that reportedly helps overcome alleged deficiencies in PPM.

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Published on at 1:03 pm by Voice Over

Lethbridge Radio Ratings… Spring 2015

Country 95.5 continues atop A 12+, but Classic Hits CJOC is charging hard, moving into 2nd place,

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Published on at 8:50 am by Voice Over

Winnipeg Radio Ratings .. Spring 2015

CJOB slips to 2nd behind CBC Radio One A 12+, whille the Jets playoff run benefits TSN 1290.

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Published on at 8:44 am by clockwatcher

Red Deer Radio Ratings… Spring 2015

KRAZE 101.3 was the big winner in the past 12 months, rising from #6 to #1 A 12+. Falling off almost as dramatically was KG Country, as well as rocker Zed 98.9.


Published on at 8:28 am by Voice Over

Regina Radio Ratings .. Spring 2015

Z99 and CBK Radio One consolidated their spots atop the A 12+ chart, while 104.9 The Wolf took a horrendous tumble.

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Published on at 8:15 am by clockwatcher

Kelowna Radio Ratings… Spring 2015

Country 100.7 took a big tumble in the A 12+ chart, as did 99.9 Sun FM. But it was a great book for Power 104 and News 1150.

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Published on at 8:00 am by Voice Over

Saskatoon Radio Ratings .. Spring 2015

C 95 still well out on top A 12+, but Rock 102 is gaining on them.

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Published on at 7:58 am by clockwatcher

Kamloops Radio Ratings… Spring 2015

CBC’s Radio One didn’t add audience in rising to top spot, but longtime market leader Newstalk radio NL tumbled down to 2nd place. Only big winner in the past year was B 100, ‘Kamloops’ at work station.’

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Published on at 7:47 am by Voice Over

Prince George Radio Ratings .. Spring 2015

CBC Radio One made big gains, 99.3 The Drive was the big loser.

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Published on at 7:36 am by clockwatcher

Victoria Radio Ratings … Spring 2015

CBC Radio One still on top A12+….98.5 The Ocean posted solid gains.


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Boz Scaggs has today’s almost Forgotten track


Boz Scaggs recorded a blues album for Atlantic, famously featuring an undiscovered Duane Allman

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Published on May 27, 2015 at 10:34 pm by Voice Over

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. May 28th

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IT WAS MAY 28th … when The Temptations headlined CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show, along with pop singers Robert Goulet and Jane Morgan …
When The Association made their TV debut on CBS’s “Smothers Bro

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Published on at 10:00 pm by Ron Robinson

We’re In the Golden Age of TV. So Why Not the Golden Age of Radio


More companies are producing television content, while fewer are producing radio content. Seth Resler opines.


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Mobile customers can now bargain like never before


While the change is not news to the industry – it was announced in December 2013, the beginning of carriers offering a maximum of two year contracts – there is anecdotal evidence, according to Business News Network, that carriers are willing to negotiate some unprecedented deals with high-value customers leading up to June 3.

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Published on at 11:42 am by Voice Over

A Kardashian Stumbles Upon a Chemtrail


She claims to see “75 planes spraying white stuff into the sky on her 15 minute drive to work.” (Kylie Jenner)… Much More Inside…


Published on May 26, 2015 at 6:58 pm by Voice Over

At the BCAB Convention with PSR’s Donovan Tildesley


“It has been 36 hours of fantastic situations of learning at the BCAB.
… We saw speaker after speaker, presentation after presentation, and a
few panels, that presented us with tons of information, tons of
challenges, tons of opportunities to go back to our business … and
think about it possibly in a different light”. – James Stewart (Pictured left), BCAB

Our very own Donovan Tildesley was not only a guest speaker at this years event, but provides us with this report…


Published on May 25, 2015 at 10:20 pm by Voice Over

Six Unusual Complaints Filed Against Telecom Companies to the CRTC


Consumers lodged hundreds of complaints against telecom companies between January and August of 2013. Here are six of the more unusual complaints, obtained by The Canadian Press through an Access to Information request

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Published on at 10:36 am by Voice Over

PROSALESGUY – Five Steps To Get Your Sales Proposals Accepted

Sales Proposal

A vital part of the sales cycle for B2B Salespeople rests on the creation and presentation of the sales proposal.  Based on the true needs of your client, the proposal is the culmination of the hard work, patience, and talent of the Salesperson.  When crafted with skill and diligence, your written proposal has the ability […]

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Published on May 20, 2015 at 1:13 pm by Dave Warawa

Country Radioman Backtracks on ‘Cut Female singers’ Advice

Consultant clarifies ‘tomato’ remark amid backlash, death threats by Beverly Keel, Tennessean.com     May 28, 2015 Carrie Underwood, left, and Miranda Lambert perform during the 2014 CMT Awards show at Bridgestone Arena (Photo: Larry McCormack / The Tennessean) The radio consultant who sparked a controversy on (Nashville’s) Music Row this week with his advice […]

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Published on May 29, 2015 at 10:08 am by clockwatcher