Canadian-born YouTube star Lilly Singh to host NBC late-night show

With her new post-midnight show, Singh will become the only woman currently hosting a late-night show on broadcast TV.

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Published on March 17, 2019 at 4:51 pm by boredop

Dick Dale, Surf Guitar King, Dead at 81

Dale’s self-released records with his band the Deltones led the way for countless other acts — the Chantays, the Surfaris, Eddie and the Showmen and the Pyramids among them — who emulated his reverb-soaked, “wet” sound and aggressive attack.

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Published on at 3:44 pm by clockwatcher

‘Fight hard for Jeanine Pirro!’ Trump calls on Fox News to ‘bring back’ the host

President Donald Trump has called on Fox News to ‘bring back’ Jeanine Pirro after her weekly show was replaced by a documentary following her remarks suggesting that Rep Ilhan Omar’s hijab meant that she subscribes to sharia law.

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Published on at 9:21 am by Turn Table3

Numeris to measure all radio markets year-round starting this summer

Data will be collected over 24 weeks, essentially every other week, excluding the last two weeks of December and first two weeks in January, during a 12-month period and reported in the Fall and Spring.


Published on March 16, 2019 at 9:30 pm by Ron Robinson

ST. PATRICK’s DAY in Broadcast History .. Sun. March 17th

IT WAS MARCH 17th when Kate Smith (pictured) came out of vaudeville to begin a 3-decade radio career with Kate Smith Sings, a quarter-hour several times a week on NBC.
When the live country TV program “Five Star Jubilee” premiered on N-B-C…
When Pres. George W. Bush took to TV to issue an ultimatum to Iraq’s Saddam Hussein ..
And when CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show featured singers Paul Anka, the Chad Mitchell Trio and the McGuire Sisters.
ALL the milestones for St. Patrick’s Day INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Corey Feldman: I can no longer defend Michael Jackson

Actor, Corey Feldman, a long-time friend of Michael Jackson tells HLN’s Mike Galanos about the man he knew and how that jibes with the startling allegations made in the controversial HBO documentary “Leaving Neverland.”

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Published on at 2:58 pm by Radio Man

Rock star Burton Cummings tells Moose Jaw dance studio to turn down the music

Fitness class operator says Cummings has called police several times and even gone to city council to get a zoning bylaw changed.

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Published on at 10:48 am by Voice Over

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Returning to TV Following Sex Misconduct Investigation

The astrophysicist has been accused of inappropriate behavior by three women, but Nat Geo and Fox say they’re ready to put ‘StarTalk’ and ‘Cosmos’ back on their schedules.

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Published on March 15, 2019 at 9:33 pm by clockwatcher

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. March 16th

IT WAS MARCH 16th … when the president’s daughter, Margaret Truman (pictured), made her professional singing debut in an ABC Radio broadcast from Detroit that attracted 15 million listeners ….
When the big winners at the Emmy Awards were The Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young …
When the musical headliners on CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show were singers Janis Joplin and Ed Ames, plus Chet Atkins, Floyd Cramer and Boots Randolph…
And when Bell Canada acquired another 84 radio stations and 35 cable TV channels from Astral Media for $3.38 billion ….
Details and ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Steve Huber’s new radio station Cat Country has just launched

Friday at 1PM, our friend Steve Huber launched Cat Country 98! The Grand Opening and public access of the studio will be held in May (TBD) Come inside to hear the launch

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Published on at 2:01 pm by Voice Over