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CRTC and Netflix Clash at ‘Let’s Talk TV’ Hearings

Tempers Flare in Sparring over Regulation, Customer data by James Bradshaw - MEDIA REPORTER, The Globe and Mail Published Friday, Sep. 19 2014, 1:46 PM EDT  As Netflix argued...

How to ignite your passion on the radio by Steve Kowch

Passion | Be a compelling story teller | Have an entertaining personality Come Inside and Read More on the Kowch...

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. Sept. 19th

It's the birthday of Joan Lunden, Don Harron, Sylvia Tyson, James Lipton, Adam West, Mama Cass Elliott, and Brook Benton. The early radio soap opera 'Just Plain Bill' debuted on a regional CBS network;'The Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Search for Tomorrow' and 'Judging Amy'' had their premieres on CBS Television. 'M*A*S*H aired its finale to a record viewership on CBS-TV, while 'ER' played its first episode on NBC-TV. Canada's Giselle MacKenzie became host and featured singer on NBC-TV's 'Your Hit Parade'; Max Weinberg debuted as drummer in Springsteen's E St. Band; and Frank Sinatra and Paul Newman were costars on NBC-TV's live production of 'Our Town.' Signing off for the final time on Sept. 19th were Bob's widow Dolores Hope, 'Make Believe Ballroom' deejay Martin Block, pianist Arthur Ferrante, and country singer Red Foley. ALL the milestones for the date INSIDE.

Jas Johal Quits Global TV

And he’s NOT going to another TV station Come Inside and Read Harvey's latest report...

The New Way TV Networks are Using Overnight Ratings

CBS announced on Thursday that, when its 2014-2015 season kicks off on Monday, it will include projections for Live + 7 ratings, which take into account viewers who watched a program when it originally aired AND over the next seven days in time-shifted viewing.

CFRN (CTV) Edmonton Celebrates 60th Anniversary

CTV Edmonton today celebrates 60 years of delivering unmatched programming and trusted news coverage to Edmontonians across the region... Come Inside and Read More...

Democrats launch attack on Limbaugh…

A fundraising email sent out by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) this week is urging recipients to sign a petition demanding that companies pull all advertising support from Rush Limbaugh’s program

CRTC Commissioner Critical of ‘Selfish’ Presentations

“We’re having an entire proceeding where no one wants anything taken away from them,” said CRTC Commissioner Candice Molnar, “and yet we’re in a system of change.”

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. Sept. 18th

Robert Blake, Jason Sudeikis, Jack Warden, Jada Pinkett Smith, Fred Willard, Frankie Avalon, James Marsden and June Foray all were born on this date. 'Roving Mike' began its 50 year run on CKNW, Victoria's CKDA moved up the dial to 1220 and doubled its power to 10,000 watts, CBS radio came into being with an initial 16 stations, CBC's international service was authorized in Ottawa, 'Toast of the Town' on CBS-TV became 'The Ed Sullivan Show', and 'Wagon Train' began its 8 year run on NBC-TV. Ken Burns opened his 18.5 hour documentary 'Baseball' on PBS, 'I Dream of Jeannie' and 'Get Smart' debuted the same evening on NBC-TV, and 'WKRP in Cincinnati' had its premiere on CBS-TV. Details and ALL the Sept. 18th milestones INSIDE.

Drex talks with the ‘other side’ of the Global Warming Issue!

No, We Are NOT Responsible for Global Warming... Dr. Timothy Ball begins this series with Drex on CKNW