Chicago media just keeps serving up the has-beens

On the old PI Feedback forums at the former, a poster named “Twins12” often referred to the hit reality TV series Dancing With The Stars as Dancing With The Has-Beens, noting the program’s inability to land A-list celebrities, but those whose best days were behind them. In Chicago media, being a has-been can be beneficial – even if no […]

Comcast SportsNet cancels "Monsters in the Morning"

Comcast SportsNet’s morning show titled Monsters In The Morning is being dropped after one season on the air. Hosted by former WSCR-AM co-hosts Mike North and Dan Jigeetts, the duo discussed local sports issues of the day, sort of a local version of ESPN’s MIke & Mike in the Morning (which features another WSCR alum, Mike Greenberg.) CSN and Mike […]

Chicago Sports Webio down for the count

Founder charged with fraud It looks like the axe is waiting to swing on Chicago Sports Webio. The innovative Internet sports-talk radio station and website may be a casualty of one of the founder’s greed and insipidness. And that may be enough to land him in jail. David Hernandez, who co-founded the station with former WSCR personality Mike North was […]

Mike North ousted at

It’s not a beautiful thing. Or sight. With all the news regarding the digital TV transition, this piece of news came out of left field: Mike North was ousted at today, after helping launch the Internet radio sports station earlier this year. Also ousted were his wife, BeBe North; and Jeff Schwartz. North was fired after he asked CEO […]

Mike North, Dan Jiggetts team up

The Monsters are back – this time on TV. Former WSCR-AM sports stars Mike North and Dan Jiggetts are teaming up to launch a new morning talk show on Comcast SportsNet titled Monsters in the Morning, debuting on the regional sports network in January. The program is scheduled to run from 6 to 9 a.m. North and Jiggetts were paired […]