Dean Blundell To Host Mornings At Sportsnet 590 The Fan/Toronto
January 20, 2015 at 3:49 PM (PT)
ROGERS Sports CJCL-A (SPORTSNET 590 THE FAN)/TORONTO has hired former crosstown CORUS Alternative CFNY (102.1 THE EDGE) morning host DEAN BLUNDELL for mornings 5:30a-9:30a (ET), starting MARCH 2nd, reports the TORONTO STAR.
BLUNDELL, whose controversial reign at THE EDGE ended in suspension and then firing one year ago after an incident involving discussion of a sexual assault trial for which BLUNDELL's producer DEREK WELSMAN served as jury foreman, will be joined by incumbent morning co-host ANDREW WALKER.
WALKER's present partner, GREG BRADY, will move to 1-4p starting MARCH 30th, as TIM MICALLEF and SID SEIXIERO move to television as hosts of a new SPORTSNET afternoon show to launch JULY 1st 5-7p (ET).