Dave “Bookie” Bookman is in hospital

“Bookie” (Dave Bookman) of indie 88 is now in hospital after not showing up for his midday shift on Friday. He was found in his home and rushed to the hospital

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Published on April 13, 2019 at 2:21 pm by Brian Cook

Radio & Music man Bobby Gale killed in car crash

The radio and music industry lost a good one last night. Bobby Gale, the legend, a friend of thousands and a personal friend for 45 years was killed last night on the highway back from a concert in Montreal. He was devoted to music right to the end

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Published on at 2:04 pm by Voice Over

Inside Fox News, The TV Show

Built from journalist Gabriel Sherman’s 2014 book The Loudest Voice in the Room, the series will begin in the mid-1990s, when Roger Ailes hatched his plan for a conservative competitor to CNN and MSNBC.

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Published on at 9:58 am by mikedup

‘Trivago Guy’ Tim Williams arrested for DUI in Texas

The 52-year-old Houston native failed a field sobriety test and submitted to a blood draw to test for booze.

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Published on at 9:36 am by clockwatcher

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. April 13th

IT WAS APRIL 13th .. when the weekly radio crime drama ‘Bulldog Drummond’ began its 8-year run on the Mutual Broadcast System…
When the CRTC’s first public hearings on Cable Television were held…
When “The Grand Ole Opry,” a Saturday night radio staple from Nashville that holds the longevity record for any live broadcast, came to cable TV (Nashville Network) …
and when the cast of “The Andy Griffith Show” reunited for the NBC-TV film “Return To Mayberry.” It attracted the largest audience of any TV-movie that year.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on April 12, 2019 at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Disney+ Streaming Service Will be Coming to Canada

Disney held a major Investor Day webcast on April 11th to detail Disney+ which is coming to the United States first on November 12th, with a North American launch set for the first quarter of 2020. 

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Published on at 3:33 pm by boredop

Keynote Speaker Hayley Wickenheiser Joining Us at WAB 2019!

We are excited to extend a one-time special rate to NEW attendees to experience the WAB Conference in 2019

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Published on at 10:06 am by Voice Over

Canadian Music Week Announces 2019 Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame Inductees and Allan Waters Young Broadcaster of the Year Award Recipient

Guy Brouillard, Gerry Forbes, Brother Jake Edwards and Brad Karp Canadian Music Week is proud to announce additional award recipients at the 2019 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner on Thursday, May 9 at Rebel Entertainment Complex. The 2019 Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame inductees will be: Guy Brouillard, Music Director of CKOI, who spent 42 years […]

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Published on April 11, 2019 at 9:17 pm by Voice Over

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. April 12th

IT WAS APRIL 12th when Canadian broadcaster J. Frank Willis began his legendary 69 hour marathon coverage from a mine surface in Nova Scotia (pictured), after an explosion trapped three miners down below …
When ‘The Life of Riley’ family comedy was heard for the first time on the CBS radio network, as a Saturday morning half-hour…
When CBS-TV’s Ed Sullivan Show featured Brook Benton singing his first hit, “It’s Just A Matter Of Time”…
and when the first episode of “21 Jump Street” starring a young Johnny Depp, aired on the Fox Network.
ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

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Published on at 9:00 pm by Ron Robinson

Sinclair Signs Lara Logan to Report on the Border

“Lara is a resilient force who represents the best of our industry, and we are beyond thrilled to have her join our award-winning news team.”

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Published on at 7:46 pm by mikedup