Tag Archives: Howard Stern

Shonda Rhimes heads to Netflix

The former south suburban University Park resident scores deal with SVOD service Talk about extracting quick revenge. Last week, Disney announced come 2019, it was pulling its movies [..]

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Quick Hits and Bits: Dahl, Meier feuding again?

Welcome to the second edition of Quick Hits and Bits! – Oh God, here we go again… another radio legend has turned down Bruce DuMont’s invite to the [..]

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Bruce DuMont played for the fool again

Once again, Bruce DuMont was played the fool – and this time by one of the biggest names in all of entertainment. I’m talking about Howard Stern’s “induction” [..]

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Metheny, Laski out at WGN Radio

Cue the cute sitcom laugh track: Awwww….. (Photo courtesy of Robert Feder) This farce starring Randy “Court Jester” Michaels and Kevin “Pig Virus” Metheny running WGN Radio would [..]

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Tick…tock… the clock runs out on Randy Michaels

Randy Michaels has all but resigned as CEO of the Tribune Co. after a tumulus two-and-a-half years marred with allegations of sexual harassment, and comes a week after [..]

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Sirius-XM continues to sink like a rock

So much so, a rock is actually worth more than their stock. Sirius-XM’s shares tumbled to an all-time low of 5 cents per share on reports the satcaster [..]

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Post No. 1500! Celebrate by ushering in new PDs at WLS-AM and WGN-AM

1500 posts, Yay! Alright, put away the champagne and let’s get down to business… WGN-AM and WLS-AM both have new program directors this evening. WGN hired Kevin Metheny, [..]

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Artie Lange, Tavis Smiley return to their respective morning shows

Remember when Artie Lange and Tavis Smiley respectively left the Howard Stern and Tom Joyner morning programs? Well, Lange returned to Stern this morning and Tavis was a [..]

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Artie Lange out at Howard Stern’s show

Yep, he gone. And the biggest surprise here is the incident wasn’t staged.

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WWOR gets hammered at license-renewal hearing

New Jersey residents complained about Fox’s New York station, WWOR-TV – a station whose facilities and operations are based in Secaucus. Many local groups are challenging the license [..]

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