AT&T Acquires DirecTV in $67 Billion Deal

The proposed union of the telco giant and the USA’s largest satellite TV provider will allow AT&T to vastly expand its footprint in the video biz, while AT&T’s pipeline into the home will help DirecTV overcome its disadvantage of not being able to provide high-speed Internet access to subscribers. Details are inside.

Do you remember Chickenman?

Revisiting a 'Winner" Dick Orkin's "Chickenman"

Dean Blundell Isn’t done yet!

Dean Blundell can see the future from where he sits. He can also see his past. Video Interview included...

SUNDAY in Broadcast History .. May 18th

Perry Como, Dwayne Hickman, George Strait and Tina Fey each first saw the light of day on this date, along with the OTR drama "Counterspy," and the TV movie remake of "Stagecoach." Taking their final bow on this date were actress Elizabeth Montgomery and bandleader/composer Leroy Anderson, along with the TV series "Murphy Brown" and "Baretta."

Morning Radio in Winnipeg Isn’t What It Used to Be

Veteran radio man Roger Currie thanks Hal Anderson for the memories...

SATURDAY in Broadcast History .. May 17th

It's the birthday of Bob Saget, Bill Paxton, Jim Nantz, and radio's quiz for the intelligentsia "Information Please," and was the last day on earth for "Bobby Ewing," Willis Conover, Lawrence Welk and Gordon Sinclair.

FRIDAY in Broadcast History .. May 16th

It's the birthday of Janet Jackson, Tori Spelling, Liberace, Pierce Brosnan .. the wonderful OTR thriller "The Whistler," and the CBC's " Cross-Country Checkup."