Monday, June 27, 2022

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The NW Just Got A Little Less Funny, by Tim Hunter

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After spending the last 41 years in the Seattle area, gracing the airwaves around here on such stations as KJR, KUBE, Young Country and KBSG, Scott and his wife April have packed up and headed to the sunny southwest on a new adventure.

Radio Mans fave with Blondie

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Blondie is an American rock band co-founded by singer Debbie Harry and guitarist Chris Stein

Tuesday in Broadcast History .. June 28th

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IT WAS JUNE 28th … when an old favorite of radio audiences ‘Amos ‘n’ Andy’ made the switch to TV. Two years later, criticism from the NAACP about ‘stereotyping’ forced CBS-TV to drop the show… When ‘The Quiz Kids’ (pictured) began a 13-year run on radio as a summer replacement for the blind piano virtuoso Alec Templeton… When ‘The Alan Young Show’ debuted on NBC radio featuring the Vancouver-raised comedian. He would later be the human star of the talking horse TV show, ‘Mr. Ed’… When CKUA-FM signed on in Edmonton, and 'Sunny 94' took to the air in Lacombe Alta.... ..and when “The Helen Reddy Show” debuted as an eight-week summer replacement series on NBC-TV, with Flip Wilson, The Pointer Sisters, and Seals & Croft as guests. ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Monday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

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Scavino Drops Message,The Tide Has Turned,The Booms Just Won’t Stop,Panic Everywhere – X22 Report

Calgary Eyeopener host David Gray hanging up the headphones

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Drivers are the worst passengers, doctors make terrible patients and journalists hate to be interviewed.

The legacy media doesn’t understand why Canadians don’t trust them

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It’s Fake News Friday on the Candice Malcolm Show!

TALES FROM MUSICFEST: Dialing in an old-time radio show

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There’s a wonderful song by John Hartford called “Turn Your Radio On.”

Radio Mans fave with The Eagles

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The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971. With five number-one singles and six number-one albums, six Grammy Awards and five American Music Awards, the Eagles were one of the most successful musical acts of the 1970s in North America.

Monday in Broadcast History .. June 27th

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JUNE 27th is the birthdate of Captain Kangaroo and Khloe Kardashian, and also gave birth to an ABC-TV soap called “Loving.” Red Robinson held his first rock concert at the Kerrisdale Arena starring Bill Haley, Elvis began taping his first TV special, and Billy J. Kramer guested on the Ed Sullivan Show. Jim Pattison got the okay to buy six Van. Island radio stations. Hugh Grant was arrested for ‘lewd behaviour’ with an L.A. prostitute, and John Lennon was finally granted his Green Card. Gale Storm and Don Grady and Canadian teen idol Terry Black breathed their last, as did the TV shows Miami Vice, The Flip Wilson Show (pictured), and the NBC Matinee Theatre. Details of these and dozens more milestones for June 27th INSIDE.

Did Horgan’s Billion Dollar “Mea Culpa” Signal His Coming Retirement? by Harvey Oberfeld

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John Horgan has had a very successful and laudable public service life. But at 62, having already faced a serious round of cancer and 35 radiation treatments, I believe his recent pronouncements reveal he’s going to very soon announce his retirement.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Sunday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

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It Had To Be Done This Way, What Happens When You Corner An Animal, Midterms

Danny Bonaduce Returns to the Air tomorrow

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Danny Bonaduce is back on KZOK tomorrow

Last call for a Traffic Coordinator with Harvard Media

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Nice gig happening with Harvard Media

Radio Mans fave with ZZ Top

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ZZ Top[a] is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. For 51 years, the band comprised vocalist-guitarist Billy Gibbons, drummer Frank Beard and vocalist-bassist Dusty Hill, until Hill's death in 2021.

Sunday in Broadcast History .. June 26th

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IT WAS JUNE 26th … when Ted Rogers Sr. invented the alternating-current tube which facilitated plug-in batteryless radios. Until then, all radios had been battery operated… When comedian Fred Allen ended his 17-year run as host of his own radio show. Allen was (unsuccessfully) attempting a transition to TV… When Canadian folksinger/songwriter Joni Mitchell guested on ABC’s Mama Cass TV special from Los Angeles… ..and when CKNW ‘s Bill Hughes (pictured, right) qualified for the Guiness Book of World Records as he broadcast the 12,000th edition of “Roving Mike.” ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

It’s Poison. It kills therefore it’s poison

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Fake Pandemics, Bill Gates, 5G, Transhumanism... An Interview with Dr. Mark Trozzi, MD

Radio Mans fave with The Jackson 5

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The Jackson 5 (sometimes stylized as the Jackson 5ive, later known as the Jacksons) are an American pop band composed of members of the Jackson family.

Saturday in Broadcast History .. June 25th

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IT WAS JUNE 25th .. when Vancouver radio station CKWX moved UP the dial from AM 1010 to AM 950, and increased its power to 1000 watts…. When ‘The Imogene Coca Show’ and two years later ‘The Jonathan Winters Show’ aired their final telecasts on NBC… When the gothic horror daytime serial “Dark Shadows” began its run on ABC-TV… ..and when “The Dave Thomas Comedy Show” starring the Ontario-born SCTV alumnus, was seen for the last time on CBS-TV. ALL the milestones for June 25th INSIDE.

Radio Mans fave with Frankie Valli

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Francesco Stephen Castelluccio (born May 3, 1934), known professionally as Frankie Valli, is an American singer,[1] known as the frontman of the Four Seasons beginning in 1960. He is known for his unusually powerful lead falsetto voice.

Friday in Broadcast History .. June 24th

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IT WAS JUNE 24th … when ‘A Date With Judy’ starring Louise Erickson aired for the first time on NBC radio as a summer replacement for Bob Hope… When “The Steve Allen Show” was seen for the first time on NBC-TV, while “Ed Sullivan’s 8th Anniversary Show” captured the ratings for CBS-TV… When the iconic early sitcom “I Love Lucy” aired its last original episode in CBS-TV prime time, before beginning a record number of reruns in syndication… When Victoria's CKDA Radio narrowed its Oldies format down to just the hits of the '70's ... … and when Front Page Challenge (pictured) debuted on CBC-TV as a 13-week summer replacement program. It would eventually become North America’s longest-running game-interview TV show. ALL the milestones for June 24th INSIDE.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Thursday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

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We Will Declas, We Will Shine the Light, There Is Nowhere To Hide

Netflix Massacre: 300 Employees Axed in Largest Layoff Since Subscriber Downturn

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The bloodletting at Netflix continued on Thursday as the far-left-wing streamer axed an additional 300 employees worldwide, or about 3 percent of its workforce — the company’s largest layoff since its subscriber downturn in the first quarter.

Radio Mans fave with The Beach Boys

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The Beach Boys are an American rock band that formed in Hawthorne, California, in 1961.

Thursday in Broadcast History .. June 23rd

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IT WAS JUNE 23rd … when Chilliwack’s first radio station CHWK signed on at 1210 KHz with 5 watts. At first it only broadcast an hour or two a day… When Don McNeill took over as host of Chicago’s ‘Pepper Pot’ program, and renamed it ‘The Breakfast Club’ which ran on the networks for 35 years… When ‘The Jimmy Durante Show’ concluded its run on NBC-TV, and ‘The Pat Boone Show’ ran for the last time on ABC-TV… When 2,200 CBC broadcast technicians ended their 5-month strike ... …and when ‘The David Letterman Show’(pictured) began its torturous 4-month run on NBC-TV daytime. ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

The CRTC gives CBC permission to cut television news and production

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In a stark reversal of decades of support for mandated hours of news production, the CRTC today announced it will allow the public broadcaster to cut back on television news programming.

PSR’s 6 o’clock Wednesday News with the News behind the News and Much More…

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The Truth Is Spreading,[DS] Prepares To Shutdown The Truth,Be Careful What You Wish For

CNN suffers new ratings lows as America REJECTS fake news

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The network tanked among key age demographics.

Al Tompson’s new gig at Rogers Calgary

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Al Thompson joins Rogers Calgary cluster

Former CRTC chair says Bill C-11 must be revised to protect free expression

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The latest federal attempt to regulate the internet must be revised to protect free expression, a former Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission chair yesterday told the Senate communications committee.

Radio Mans fave with Journey

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Journey is an American rock band formed in San Francisco in 1973 by former members of Santana, Steve Miller Band, and Frumious Bandersnatch.