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- SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 19th
- Talk Host Jason Rantz Leaves KIRO-FM Evenings for KTTH-AM Mornings
- YouTube TV Expands to Seattle & 13 Other New US Markets
- “New Country 103-1” Arrives in Kamloops!
- Larry Chance & The Earls has today's almost forgotten track
- FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 18th
- TSN 1040 new lineup has been announced
- Maralee Caruso to Anchor CTV Winnipeg’s New 5:00 Newscast
- Las Vegas Hockey Team Earns Apology from Blackballing Radio
- Spanky and our gang have today's almost forgotten track
- THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 17th
- Channel lineup changes at SiriusXM
- Laura Ingraham Headed to Fox News Channel?
- From 'Radio Ink': Meet Radio's Goal Smasher
- Fire in CN Tower takes Toronto radio stations off the air
- Thin Lizzy has today's almost forgotten track
- WEDNESDAY in Broadcasting History .. Aug. 16th
- Lineup changes at Calgary's Wild 95.3
- Success in Country Music Radio? Fewer Female Singers
- Is The Radio Industry Too Selfish? by Mark Ramsey
- Two-Thirds of Calgary's XL 103 Morning Show Retiring ..in December
- Great Interview with the late Glen Campbell by Red Robinson
- Benny Mardones' has today's almost forgotten track
- TUESDAY in Broadcast History .. Aug. 15th
- Q & A with Canucks' New Radio Voice, Brendan Batchelor
IT WAS AUG. 19th …. when “Amos ‘n’ Andy,” the 15 minute nightly radio comedy starring Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll, made its network debut on the NBC Blue chain…
When Edmonton got its latest AM station CHQT (1110 KHz) and Yorkton Sask. got its first and only one CJGX AM 1340…
When WINS radio in New York City announced it would no longer play white artist cover versions of R&B hits. For example, the DJs were instructed to play Fats Domino’s “Ain’t It A Shame,” not Pat Boone’s…
..and when the 58th and final episode of the rock ‘n’ roll sitcom “The Monkees” aired on NBC-TV.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
“Starting Sept. 5, I will help you get you through your morning commute as I host weekday mornings 6-9am on KTTH, which can be heard on 770 AM and 94.5 FM on the greater east side.”
The company has announced that the service will be available in 14 new US markets, which means 50 percent of US households have access to the $35 a month service.
This morning listeners to 103.1 FM woke up to a slightly different sound on their radios. Country 103 was rebranded today as “New Country 103-1”
Even back in 1962 people were becoming nostalgic for early rock and roll, and nobody encapsulated that better than The Earls, fronted by Larry Chance…
IT WAS AUG. 18th .. when Vancouver radio station CKNW moved from 1320 on the AM dial to 980, the spot vacated the previous year by CKWX. That same day, CKLG moved from 1070 to 730…
When the ABC-TV music special ‘The 5th Dimension Traveling Sunshine Show’ featured The Carpenters, Merle Haggard and Dionne Warwick…
When former L.A. TV reporter and news anchor John Tesh started a decade as Mary Hart’s co-host on the syndicated “Entertainment Tonight”…
..and when a PetroCan pump attendant Dick Assman of Regina made a cameo appearance on CBS’s Late Show With David Letterman (pictured), after months of ‘Ass Man’ jokes.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.
With all the attention surrounding Sportsnet 650 launching in early September, TSN radio has announced new midday and afternoon shows.
Maralee Caruso (pictured) will deliver the news of the day when CTV Winnipeg airs its first 5:00 newscast on August 28
They opted not to go with CBS Radio Las Vegas, home to six highly-rated stations including CBS Sports 1140am. Which did not set well with the senior vice president for CBS Radio in Vegas, who instructed everyone on air not to ever mention the hockey team, going forward.
In mid July SiriusXM Faction channel 41, temporarily went on hiatus and in its place was Guns & Roses radio. Needless to say the feedback on the official Faction facebook page was not favourable. Starting at 12:01am ET on August 17, Faction comes back, as an online only station. Turbo a hard rock station featuring […]
The two sides are believed to be in early talks, and no decision has been made regarding the time slot Ingraham might anchor, or even when she might join the company in the new role.
Bill Hendrich didn’t plan to be in radio when he started his career. In his early 20s, he was running a travel agency in Mobile, AL, and the local radio stations would call on him to sell him advertising.
In Toronto a fire this morning on the CN tower where the antennas which caused some OTA TV and some radio signals to go down
Gone from the Wild website is any mention of the Casey Clarke show, and there has been a slight lineup change.
Country music is something of a boy’s club, especially on the radio.
For years now, many in the radio industry have viewed the challenges they face from technology and consumer trends all wrong.
After their show on December 8th, Don Stevens and Joanne Johnson will be retiring.
Hearing that one of my favourite performers had died shook me. I knew Glen Campbell had dementia and it would eventually take his life, but the reality of his passing hit me hard.
“I’m very excited. This has been a dream of mine since I was a kid.”
Brendan Batchelor and Corey Hirsch form the new play-by-play team when Sportsnet 650 starts broadcasting Vancouver Canucks games next month.
Updates on Johnny Novak and Gord St. Denis of Jump radio Ottawa
He was co-writer of the Marlo Thomas TV special “Acts of Love and Other Comedies,” and such series as CBS’ “Calucci’s Department,” HBO’s “Bedrooms,” and PBS’ “American Dream Machine.”
A wonderful annual event is our luncheon of former and current radio personalities and record industry stars of the past.
Average minute audiences during prime time on conventional and specialty channels in Canada have been down nine per cent between the end of May through mid-July, compared to the same period last year.
We’re thrilled to announce Global BC has hired Kasia Bodurka as the new weekend weather specialist
Bruce Allen has accepted Red’s invitation to join him on his final Red Diner on CISL 650 am
Pat O’Day will be my guest on the final Red Rock Diner show Sunday, August 27 from 12-4pm on CISL
Rob Greenlee is the Head of Content at Spreaker. Recently, I spoke with him on a panel at the Conclave Radio Learning Conference in Minneapolis
Netflix says that it will notify current subscribers via email when their price increase goes into effect, and that all current customers should receive a notification by the end of August.
Movin’92.5 continues to lead most demo categories, but sister Hubbard station Warm106.9 (KRWM) had a very strong book.
Yashar Ali wrote an Aug. 4 story for HuffPost claiming that more than a dozen sources told him the Fox News host sent “an unsolicited photo of male genitalia via text message to at least two colleagues at Fox Business and one colleague at Fox News.”
Steve Adams tweeted on August 4th that he has done his last Midday show at Energy 106. He will be taking afternoon drive from Adam West who will be sliding into the Midday show.
August 8 saw the start of the new Kool lineup. As reported before Christy and Fraser are 5:30-10, Kristen and Jeff are 10-3 Rob and Joelle are 3-7 and Taylor Daniels is 7-12
The Tiffany network will make CBS All Access available in Canada in early 2018. It’s the first international foray for its three-year-old streaming service, which CBS estimates will have 4 million subscribers by the end of 2017.
KRWM crawls to within a tenth of a point of previously dominant 6+ leader Movin’ 92.5.
The boyish singer-guitarist whose perfect blend of country and pop made for such hits as “Gentle on My Mind,” “Rhinestone Cowboy,” “Wichita Lineman” and “By the Time I Get to Phoenix,” has died after struggling with Alzheimer’s disease for years.
This is the biggest challenge currently experienced by our sales training partners in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto. Midsummer and B2B decision-making don’t tend to be synonymous with each other. After leaving many phone messages and sending emails, it’s easy to get frustrated and start to question your next step. No smart Salesperson wants […]
Indie Pool suggests changing how CanCon is measured. They suggest a credit system, where songs by established artists count less toward CanCon percentages and lesser known artists count more.
When Kenny Jones left the Unbalanced Breakfast show he cohosted with Big Ginger, to come back to Vancouver and Jack FM, it left a hole in the morning show.
What are the best streaming apps for a smartphone? What apps do you use? Is there a must have?
Changes at Vancouver’s Z95.3 today. Afternoon host Matty B is out and on air shifts are changed.
The CRTC has allowed Corus/Shaw to shut down its Community TV stations in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary in mid August … once more putting corporate profits ahead of public interest …
In the wake of the success of The Mamas and the Papas, a few groups emerged working in a similar lineup and style as the groundbreaking folk rock quartet…
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