Sunday, September 24, 2023

Industry News

CNN’s Ferguson Coverage Propels it to #1

Thanks to the unrelenting state of unrest in Ferguson, Mo., CNN has been top dog in the key cable news demo for the last two days.

Presidential Politics and Saturday Night Live

An updated new edition of retired Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales' book about Saturday Night Live is due out next month. The Hollywood Reporter has published a lengthy article headed "'SNL' Political Secrets Revealed" which we are pleased to be able to link you to. INSIDE.

Casey Kasem’s Family, Friends Fight Planned Burial in Norway

Relatives and friends of Casey Kasem are pleading with the Norwegian government to deny a request by the late DJ's wife to bury him in the capital of Oslo.

Time for the CRTC ‘REVIEW OF RADIO’ to take place…. by...

There hasn't been a review of the rules in our country in well over a decade. Canadian Content rules haven't been adjusted in that time period as well. Not having an active Canadian Association of Broadcasters hasn't helped either. And digital is 'here.' Marty Forbes Come Inside and Read More...

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. August 20th

It's the birth date of broadcasters Al Roker and Connie Chung, singers Jim Reeves, John Hiatt, Demi Lovato and Robert Plant, as well as the outstanding radio actress Lurene Tuttle. Abbotsford B.C. got its own radio station, Prince George B.C. got its own TV station, Detroit radio station WWR began operations, and the Dumont TV network debuted in New York City. Deaths on Aug. 20 include comedienne Phyllis Diller, singer Ross Barbour (of the Four Freshmen), and jazz pianist Marian McPartland. ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

Another Radio Station Jingle Package by Mark Summers

Radio Station Jingles from across Canada, including, CKDA 1220 'Golden Sound Radio' in Victoria, CKWX, CJCA and many more from throughout the Great USA and around the world come inside and enjoy...

Another Vancouver Sportscaster is Heading to TSN Toronto

"His (Kelcey Brade's) sportscasts aren’t about “him”, which is a refreshing change in today’s marketplace." Greg Douglas, aka Dr. Sport in comments Inside... "Kelcey has exuded class on air" Bernie Pascall

Calgary’s 90.3 AMP’s Steve Jones Interviewed on WGN Chicago

Steve Jones VP of Programming for Newcap Radio was interviewed yesterday on Chicago radio station WGN about Calgary's AMP. Come Inside and enjoy...

Longtime 630 CHED Radio Newsman Ed Mason to retire

Ed Mason epitomizes what a newsman is. - Primeau

Google Set to Launch Subscription Music Service

In a bold move to keep up with Spotify, Apple Beats and other music streaming services, Google will reportedly launch YouTube Music Key and rebrand its Google Play Music All Access.