CBC Sets Radio Schedule Changes
May 15, 2009 at 4:58 AM (PT)
The CBC has announced changes to the schedules of both RADIO ONE and RADIO 2, with changes coming in JUNE and SEPTEMBER.
On RADIO ONE, changes effective JUNE 29th include the reduction of local noon shows to an hour and the addition of repeats of other shows for 1-3p. Changes set for SEPTEMBER 7th include "THE DEBATERS" moving from 11:30a to 1p SATURDAY, followed by "WIRETAP" (moving from SUNDAY) and "DNTO," bumping "SPARK" from SATURDAY to SUNDAY at 1p (and expanding to an hour). The network has also ordered 16 new episodes of "WHITE COAT, BLACK ART" for SATURDAYS.
On RADIO 2, Classical music will begin earlier in the day at 9a, shrinking TOM ALLEN's morning show by an hour; ALLEN will add an afternoon show, "SHIFT." RICH TERFRY's afternoon drive show "DRIVE" will expand to 3:30-7p, with "CANADA LIVE" shorter by an hour at 8p and "TONIC" moving to 9p. On weekends, Classical music will now start at 10a SATURDAY and 9a SUNDAY, and the network is adding a new show "THIS IS MY MUSIC" and RADIO ONE shows "SATURDAY NIGHT BLUES," "A PROPOS," and "VINYL TAP" with RANDY BACHMAN.