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Gruff Leaves CFCW

Rumours abound that it was Sharon leaving the show, but NO...

Global TV Morning show talks with Mike Eckford and Drex

As announced, the changes are on the way to CKNW and here to talk about them on this video clip Inside

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. August 16th

It's the birthday of Kathie Lee Gifford and her husband Frank, Angela Bassett. Ketty Lester, Julie Newmar, Steve Carrell, Laura Innes and Madonna. "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire?" debuted on ABC-TV, "Lights Out" ended its first early run on NBC Radio, Weyburn Sask. got its own radio station, and Jack Paar replaced Walter Cronkite as host of the CBS-TV 'Morning Show.' Obits include actors Phil Leeds, William Windom, and Gunsmoke's Amanda Blake. ALL the milestones for Aug. 16th INSIDE.

Craig Ferguson Nearing Deal for New Talk Show

CBS' exiting personality books a non-late-night gig with a new syndicated series for Tribune stations.

She Covered 6 Presidents Over 4 Decades: Ann Compton, ABC News...

TV | By Tim Molloy, on August 15, 2014  Compton was first woman assigned to cover the White House full-time for a TV network Ann Compton,...

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. August 15th

It's the birthdate of actresses Jennifer Lawrence, Debra Messing and Rose Marie; actors Ben Affleck and Mike Connors, plus music makers Hugo Winterhalter, Jimmy Webb and Oscar Peterson. Vancouver radio badboy Jack Cullen moved up the dial from CKMO to CKNW, the CBC locked out 5500 union members, CBS began nightly 15-minute TV newscasts, New York's WNEW-FM broadcast a live Bruce Springsteen concert, and the A & E network cancelled Gene Simmon's TV series Family Jewels. Obits for Aug. 15th include NBC newsmen John Cameron Swayze and Roy Neal, satirist Will Rogers, the early radio thriller Inner Sanctum's first host Ramond Edward Johnson, and That 70's Show's Lisa Robin Kelly ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

Disney’s Devastating Signal About Radio

RadioInk's Eric Rhoads past concerns come to fruition... Yesterday Disney, one of the worlds most respected media companies sent a signal to the media and advertising world, which could be devastating to radio

Harassment and Abuse of Reporters Cannot Be Tolerated

Actions by police authorities this week resulted in the arrest and detainment of two news reporters

Robin Williams Was Sober: Had Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease

courtesy Aug. 14 2014 Robin Williams was sober but struggling with early stages of Parkinson’s Disease at the time of his death, his wife...

David Gregory Out, Chuck Todd In at Meet the Press

Gregory is expected to leave NBC News.