Tiger-Cats Ink New Deal With Corus/Hamilton
May 19, 2008 at 6:59 AM (PT)
The CFL's HAMILTON TIGER-CATS ink a new deal with CORUS for Talk CHML-A/HAMILTON to continue as the TICATS' flagship. In addition sister Classic Rock CJXY (Y 108) will simulcast TICATS games, the first FM in CANADA to carry CFL play-by-play. RICK ZAMPERIN will continue as play-by-play voice, with RON LANCASTER replacing JOHN SALAVANTIS as color commentator. CHML will also carry a show hosted by TICATS quarterback CASEY PRINTERS on MONDAYS at 7p beginning JUNE 23.
"To be able to extend our long term relationship with CORUS and CHML is tremendously exciting both to the organization and our fans," said team President SCOTT MITCHELL. "We bring the best and highest quality media coverage in the CFL to all of our fans in TigerTown across SOUTHERN ONTARIO and we've added to that with the only radio simulcast in the league on Y108. To top it all off, adding CFL Hall of Famer and legendary CFL coach RON LANCASTER to the broadcast team will undoubtedly give our fans a unique perspective and unmatched insight into our game from one of the CFL's most recognized stars."
"CORUS is pleased to extend our official radio broadcast partnership with the HAMILTON TIGER-CATS," said CORUS HAMILTON GM SUZANNE CARPENTER "With the addition of the Y108 simulcast, this partnership builds on our commitment to serve our listeners and bring our hometown team to its fans in HAMILTON and the GOLDEN HORSESHOE."