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Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby groundwave » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:24 am

Corus Radio Network Welcomes Charles Adler Back To Canadian Airwaves

VANCOUVER – Back and ready for action, acclaimed broadcast host Charles Adler makes his return to the Corus Radio Network with a new syndicated talk show, Charles Adler Tonight. Launching Monday, November 14, this high-energy talk show will offer a fresh take on the day’s headlines to listeners on CKNW AM 980 Vancouver, News Talk 770 Calgary, 630 CHED Edmonton and 680 CJOB Winnipeg from 7-10 p.m. PT.

“We’re so pleased to have Charles return to Corus,” says Kenton Boston, VP of Global News & Corus Radio, Western Canada. “Listeners will be offered lively debate and deep insight into all sides of the issues facing Canadians from someone we have all come to admire and respect.”

Charles Adler Tonight will go beyond the radio airwaves, connecting with audiences on-air, online and on social media as they get involved in the conversation. His incredible network of contacts, razor-sharp wit and tremendous intellect will strip down the key issues, focusing on the news that matters to listeners. With his strong commitment to journalism, he will give all viewpoints a fair hearing, offering a unique perspective that listeners won’t hear anywhere else.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be reunited with Corus and look forward to having nightly conversations with old friends in BC, Alberta and Manitoba,” says Charles Adler, Host of Charles Adler Tonight.

Previously, Adler hosted The Charles Adler Show on SiriusXM. He was also at the helm of a number of national radio and television programs, published articles in newspapers across Canada and was a regular columnist for the Winnipeg Free Press.

Kicking off his big return to Corus Radio, Adler will host America Votes 2016, the U.S. election special coverage on Tuesday, November 8 at the following times:

Vancouver (7-10 p.m. PT)
CKNW AM 980

Calgary (6-11 p.m. MT)
News Talk 770

Edmonton (9-11 p.m. MT)
630 CHED

Winnipeg (7 p.m.-12 a.m. CT)
680 CJOB

Ontario (8 p.m.-1 a.m. ET)
AM 640, AM 980, AM 900 CHML

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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby jon » Tue Nov 01, 2016 10:41 am

Wonder what that means for Dan Riendeau who currently hosts, out of Calgary, the @Night show heard during the time period on CHED and CHQR that Adler will be taking over.
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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby Rocky » Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:02 am

Good to see we won't have to listen to Global TV on Corus radio for US election coverage
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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby Jim Walters » Tue Nov 01, 2016 1:48 pm

Great news. The rebuilding of CKNW into a real news/talk station has begun.

With a solid professional talk show host in the evening, it'll be interesting to see what they do with the amateur farm team now occupying the other dayparts.
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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby kal » Tue Nov 01, 2016 5:30 pm

Here's the release from Corus

http://us7.campaign-archive1.com/?u=fd56917a9a326b726a79e2e17&id=2fccbc6260&e=bdf1b41423


Guessing that this will run out of the Black Tower. Didn't Adler move to Vancouver?

Guessing this is the end of the gig for Shane Foxman at 'NW.

Perhaps we'll also see the return of the Roy Green Show on the weekends.
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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby drmusic » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:11 pm

Bring back Warren!
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Re: Charles Adler returns to Corus

Postby Jim Walters » Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:08 am

I've listened to Adler's first few nights and I haven't been disappointed.

After three years of dribble in the evenings, it's a pleasure to hear some intelligent talk once again on CKNW. Nice mix of stories and guests covering all of Western Canada.

The lead in to the show will be the challenge. The simulcast of Global TV news is an absolute joke. And then there's the PM drive slot with gravel voiced Steele and the stuttering Wannabe Wallaby talking
over each other for 4 hours.

The rebuilding process will take time and money, so I'm not holding my breath on an overnight transformation of NW.
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