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News & Notes: Jerry Schnacke; Al B. Sylk; Jason Goff; WGRB-AM; Steve Harvey; Tribune Publi...
Apr 15 2014 15:45

Today's News & Notes features ten local media news items, including: Jerry Schnacke exits; Al B. Sylk exits; Jason Goff exits; Inspiration 1390 does a live celebration; S [ ... ]

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WGN Radio's Dave Plier Purchases Larry Lujack's Famed Typewriter
Apr 14 2014 21:26

Earlier this month, it was first revealed here that the famous typewriter used for decades for all written communication by former WLS-AM/WCFL-AM radio great Larry Lujack [ ... ]

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Chicago Blackhawks 1st Round 2014 NHL Playoffs Series Broadcast Schedule
Apr 14 2014 20:00

The Chicago Blackhawks are back in the playoffs for the sixth season in a row, this time taking on their division rival, the St. Louis Blues. The first game of the Blackh [ ... ]

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3rd Annual 'High School Radio Day' Taking Place Next Week
Apr 14 2014 11:00

The third annual High School Radio Day celebration is taking place next week on Wednesday, April 23rd. The special day, observed by numerous terrestrial and Internet radi [ ... ]

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The Hayloft Gang & 'National Barn Dance' Come To DVD
Apr 12 2014 10:00

A documentary on the classic WLS-AM/WGN-AM radio show "The National Barn Dance" has finally been released on DVD -- on the 90th anniversary of the debut of the famous pro [ ... ]

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News & Notes: WILV-HD2; 101WKQX; The Game 87.7; Andrea Darlas; Rhymefest; Drew Walker; Joh...
Apr 11 2014 17:15

This weekend's News & Notes features 10 news items (plus a blast from the past), including: The Voice of Russia returns to WILV-HD2; WKQX-FM salutes Frankie Knuckles; WGW [ ... ]

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Alison Cuddy To Exit WBEZ, Join Chicago Humanities Festival As Director
Apr 10 2014 21:42

After 13 years with WBEZ-FM, Alison Cuddy is exiting the public radio station. The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) has announced their hiring of Cuddy to be their next  [ ... ]

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CSN Chicago To Air Blackhawks & Bulls Playoff Specials
Apr 10 2014 15:08

Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the primary television home for the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls telecasts, will be broadcasting specials for both teams as they each n [ ... ]

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WGN-TV To Broadcast Special On Wrigley Field's 100th Anniversary
Apr 10 2014 12:49

Chicago's iconic Wrigley Field opened up in April 1914 as the home of the Chicago Federals baseball team. It was originally named Weeghman Park, then Cubs Park, and in 19 [ ... ]

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The Chicago Bears Announce 2014 Preseason Broadcast Schedule
Apr 10 2014 10:26

Although it is just barely spring, football fans are already looking forward to the end of summer when the 2014 NFL season will begin. The Chicago Bears have announced th [ ... ]

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Former CBS Radio Chicago Exec Writes Book On Coping With Cancer
Apr 09 2014 19:55

Ken Churilla, a former Director of Marketing and Promotions for CBS Radio Chicago, recently released his first book, entitled "No One Said It Would Be Easy." The highly-r [ ... ]

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Chicago Media Stars Visit Don Rickles
Apr 09 2014 14:01

Don Rickles -- one of the most respected, admired, and loved comedians of all time -- performed last night at the Northern Lights Theater at Potawatomi Bingo Casino in Mi [ ... ]

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Comcast SportsNet To Carry Blackhawks Banner Raising Ceremony + Special

Comcast SportsNet Chicago kicks off its season of Chicago Blackhawks coverage tomorrow with the team's home opener vs division rival Detroit Red Wings. In addition to carrying the game live beginning at 7:30pm, CSN will have plenty of special coverage before the game begins.

Beginning at 6:00pm, CSN will turn its broadcasts over to total Blackhawks coverage. "Stanley's Summer Vacation" is a thirty minute special that looks at the non-stop off-season of the Blackhawks and the amazing summer journey of the Stanley Cup -- from all over the city of Chicago to the hometowns of Blackhawks heroes Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. Chris Boden hosts the special.

Immediately following the special will be an extended one hour Blackhawks Pre-Game Live show with hosts Chris Boden and Steve Konroyd. In addition to looking ahead to the new season, the show will broadcast the 2010 Stanley Cup Championship banner raising ceremony from the United Center.

7:30pm begins the live coverage of the home opener, featuring Blackhawks play-by-play by fan favorite Pat Foley and color analysis by former Blackhawks star Eddie Olczyk. Blackhawks Post Game Live immediately follows the game featuring Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville's post-game press conference, along with live locker room player interviews and complete post-game analysis.

For those who cannot be in front of a television at that time, Comcast SportsNet's website, CSNChicago.com will stream the banner raising ceremony live before the game. After the game, the website will provide a live stream of Coach Quenneville's post-game press conference (as it will after all home games).

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