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by FredLeonard
Sat Aug 31, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Paul W. Smith
Replies: 3
Views: 1825

Re: Paul W. Smith

Heck, J.P.'s been off for 24 years and I don't hear anybody complaining. Or maybe you think he's got a better excuse.
by FredLeonard
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Remembering the Golden Years
Topic: Past WJBK network slogans
Replies: 24
Views: 3196

Re: Past WJBK network slogans

CircleWXYZ wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:22 pm
FredLeonard wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm
The best in view is on channel two.
When did they run this promo?
In the 50s, back when they were notorious for preempting much of the CBS schedule.
by FredLeonard
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Listeners are abandoning local radio in droves in the Lansing market
Replies: 23
Views: 4366

Re: Listeners are abandoning local radio in droves in the Lansing market

It's not just the Lansing market. It's everywhere. And it's not just radio. The broadcast-gatekeeper model is terminal. We have entered the era of the on-demand, long-tail model. Who needs some PD or consultant to pick what you listen to? Now anyone can be their own PD. Anyone can have unlimited cho...
by FredLeonard
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Remembering the Golden Years
Topic: All In The Family / Jeffersons / Live
Replies: 2
Views: 966

Re: All In The Family / Jeffersons / Live

I happen to catch the original AITF episode. They made a lot of changes for the re-creation. Most notably, the brief appearance by Irene Lorenzo in the recreation was by Frank Lorenzo in the original. The worst part, the guy playing George Jefferson in the recreation flubbed a line and the broke cha...
by FredLeonard
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Remembering the Golden Years
Topic: Past WJBK network slogans
Replies: 24
Views: 3196

Re: Past WJBK network slogans

The best in view is on channel two.
by FredLeonard
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: They cannot fill this position in Lansing...
Replies: 13
Views: 2666

Re: They cannot fill this position in Lansing...

Radio SOP: Give somebody a title in lieu of money.
by FredLeonard
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Lansing/Mid-Michigan
Topic: Robert Liggett passes...
Replies: 26
Views: 5126

Re: Robert Liggett passes...

After his stint in radio, Liggett took over and ran Big Boy Restaurants International (previously Elias Brothers).