Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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Radio Mans fave with Clint Holmes

Clint Holmes (born 9 May 1946)[1] is a British-born singer-songwriter and Las Vegas entertainer, and TV announcer.

Saturday in Broadcast History .. September 30th

It’s the birthdate of Johnny Mathis, Angie Dickinson, Fran Drescher, Eric Stolz, Jenna Elfman, DJ Chuck Chandler and country music’s Marty Stuart. The BBC finally started its own pop music station, and yet exactly five years later Radio Caroline resumed broadcasting its pirate radio servce. Vancouver’s 1410 AM radio station resumed using the C-FUN call sign it had given up for an ill conceived all-news service. The first World Series telecast was seen on the US East Coast, ‘Cheers’ and Red Skelton debuted on NBC-TV, ‘The Rifleman’, ‘The Flintstones’ and ‘Alias’ got started on ABC-TV; and ‘The Friendly Giant’ began its long run on CBC-TV. Obits for Sept. 30th include James Dean, Edgar Bergen, Mary Ford, Freddy Martin, Al ‘Jazzbo’ Collins, Monty Hall and Barbara Ann Scott. Come inside for the details and ALL the milestones for this date.

PSR’s 6pm Friday Night News with the News You Should Know…

[DF], How Do You Attempt Sneak One In? First Marker Verifies, Military Is The Only Way – X22 Report

Not great news coming from the Farr household.

Here we go again! I have been diagnosed with esophageal cancer

Gord Lansdell of NW Broadcasters calls it a day….

Our friend Gord Lansdell, founder and publisher of NW Broadcasters after serving the broadcast community for the last 25 years has decided to retire..

BCIT has established the Roy Hennessy Achievement Award for Excellence in...

The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) has established the Roy Hennessy Achievement Award for Excellence in Broadcasting

Sportsnet will send Blue Jays’ radio crew on road for playoffs

Canadian media conglomerate Sportsnet has come under a lot of fire in recent years for their limiting travel for radio announcers

Jeremy Enns: Creative Wayfinding on the Sound Off Podcast

The title to this episode was going to be "Cut the Bullshit" which was the name of the Facebook group Jeremy founded a number of years back.

Radio Mans fave with Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane was an American rock band based in San Francisco, California, that became one of the pioneering bands of psychedelic rock.

Friday in Broadcast History .. September 29th

Born this date were Gene Autry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bryant Gumbel, Gwen Ifill, Madeline Kahn and MASH’s Larry Linville. The daytime radio game show Double or Nothing got its start on Mutual; Lowell Thomas (pictured) began his 46-year career of nightly radio news broadcasts; and the Adventures of Sam Spade began its Sunday night run on CBS Radio. Sgt. Preston of the Yukon, a radio hit, got its start on CBS-TV. Also premiering on the Tiffany network were the TV hits Designing Women, My Favorite Martian, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Alice, and The Judy Garland Show. Sept. 29th was also the date a number of ABC-TV hits debuted, including Love American Style, My Three Sons, Make Room for Daddy, thirtysomething, Macgyver and Grace Under Fire. And CBR-FM signed on for the first time at 102.1 on Calgary’s radio dial. ALL the milestones for this date INSIDE.nions” by Booker T & MG’s at #3. On this day in 2012, KZOK Seattle radio personality Donny Bonaduce received a painful bite on the cheek from a female fan who had asked for a kiss.