Mike and Helena out at Kiss 91.7

A shakeup on afternoons at Kiss 91.7 Edmonton has taken place.

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Published on May 17, 2018 at 12:03 pm by Brian Cook

Suzanne Scott Named CEO of Fox News

“Suzanne has been instrumental in the success of FOX News and she has now made history as its first female CEO,” Lachlan Murdoch said in a prepared statement.

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Published on at 9:22 am by mikedup

Long time former TV News Journalist Harvey Oberfeld suffers heart attack

In Harvey’s latest column he talks about his health issues from deep within the hospital (system)

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Published on at 7:09 am by Voice Over

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. May 17th

IT WAS MAY 17th … when the quiz show for the intelligentsia “Information Please!” began its 10-year run on radio, the first 2.5 years on the NBC Blue Network…
When the final episode of Groucho’s radio/TV quiz show “You Bet Your Life” was taped …
When the Elton John TV special “Say Goodbye To Norma Jean And Other Things” aired on ABC…
When Barry Manilow guested on the season finale of ‘Murphy Brown’ on CBS-TV …
..and when NBC-TV paid $5 million for the rights to air the 1939 movie blockbuster “Gone with the Wind” just one time.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on May 16, 2018 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

In the UK, Digital Radio is now More Popular than FM and AM

Radio research body Rajar said 50.9% of all listening in the UK was digital in the first three months of the year.

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Published on at 8:05 pm by clockwatcher

US Senate Votes to Reinstate FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

The FCC’s Republican majority claims that the rules were choking off investment and imposed service regulation on broadband akin to that placed on phone companies in the 1930s.

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Published on at 4:22 pm by mikedup

After 73 Years, the CKNW Orphans’ Fund Changes its Name

The CKNW Orphans’ Fund has been retitled the CKNW Kids’ Fund.

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Published on at 11:25 am by mikedup

Bill O’Reilly in Talks to Return to Cable News

He’s in talks to head back to cable news in his old 8 p.m. slot, but at Newsmax TV, sources exclusively tell Page Six.

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Published on at 8:58 am by clockwatcher

Radio’s Future Threatened by Streaming Services, says BBC Boss

BBC radio is under threat from streaming giants and must reinvent itself to survive, the corporation’s most senior music executive Bob Shennan has said.

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Published on at 8:41 am by boredop

Newcap Radio Expected to Stay Headquartered in Halifax After Sale

Newcap CEO Rob Steele said he believes the plan is to keep the company radio operations in Halifax, because of the low operating costs here and because the business seems to be running well the way it is currently configured.

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Published on at 8:15 am by Turn Table3