Sunday, December 3, 2023
Home News Page 1141


KJR Super Jock Kevin (Metheny) O’Brien Dies Suddenly

It was Pat O'Day of KJR Channel 95 Seattle who hired a young Kevin O'Brien in 1975 as their latest energetic talent... Kevin, who's last name is Metheny went on to bigger things in his career. Unfortunately, as the latest PD in his new position, he never had the time to do what he wanted to with KGO San Francisco... Come Inside and Read More...

Remembering Gord Robson…

Gord Robson was one of Canada's Great Disc Jockeys Mark Summers offers up this aircheck from Edmonton's COOL 880, the last radio job Gord worked for before he died.

Bell & Shaw Make Nice: TSN GO Now Available in Shaw...

The TSN GO service allows subscribers to watch TSN programming from all five channels both live and on-demand.

Netflix Dominates Prime Time Data Use in Canada: Triples Usage in...

An analysis of downloading traffic during evenings in Canada found that 30 to 40 per cent of the data consumed was usually linked to Netflix streams, which was higher than any other Internet activity.

Analysis: Seattle PPM’s with Demo Leaders, courtesy Research Director Inc.

HUBBARD Top 40/M KQMV (MOVIN) has placed a virtual stranglehold on the market. The station was #1 for the third month in a row (6.2-6.3) and held a commanding lead over its nearest challengers.

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Oct. 3rd

Oct. 3rd gave birth to musicians Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tommy Lee, Chubby Checker, Eddie Cochrane and Gwen Stefani. Some legendary family TV fare first aired this date, including the Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, The Real McCoys and the Mickey Mouse Club (ABC); Father Knows Best, The Andy Griffith Show, Captain Kangaroo and The Dick Van Dyke Show (CBS). Desperate Housewives and According to Jim also premiered (ABC), as did Quincy ME (NBC). Among the legendary broadcasters and entertainers who died Oct. 3rd were Charles Collingwood, Woody Guthrie, Del Wood, Janet Leigh, Ronnie Barker and Zachary Scott. Details and ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

The game’s over. Hands off my Netflix

In the past two years, our television habits have changed completely. We watch Netflix, drama series on DVD and Rogers On Demand, plus video streamed from YouTube Come Inside and Read More...

What is Radio’s Biggest Competitor for Playing Music?

".....While Spotify has joined a number of competitors in Canada, among them, Deezer, Google Play Music, Rara, Rdio, Slacker and Songza, the largest of all competitors for music is ......" Come INSIDE and learn the answer!

‘Reality’ TV Exposed: “Scripted Lines” and “Producer-Engineered Fiction”

Teresa Giudice tried to encourage the judge not to be influenced by her portrayal on the Bravo reality show. She says the Real Housewives show is “little more than a carefully crafted fiction, engineered by Bravo TV through scripted lines and clever editing,” according to TMZ, and that she is much nicer than she appears on-screen.

Sirius XM Canada Declares October Russell Peters Month

The month will be dedicated to celebrating Russell Peters who has won international acclaim as Canada's number one comedy export. The limited engagement channel will feature exclusive interviews from the SiriusXM archives, as well as never-before-heard interviews from this year with Canada Laughs host Ben Miner. His famed 'Notorious' material will be heard throughout the month and more.