CKSL/London, ON To Flip To All-Comedy As 'Funny 1410'
November 28, 2011 at 3:55 AM (PT)
ASTRAL MEDIA Oldies CKSL-A (OLDIES 1410)/LONDON, ON is flipping to all-Comedy as FUNNY 1410. The station will flip to its new format, a first in CANADA, on NEW YEAR'S DAY. The format is being represented by ASTRAL's ORBYT MEDIA syndication division and will consist of up to 30 comedy bits per hour.
"We all know how popular comedy is with the Canadian public. We wanted to deliver this content to our audience while providing great opportunities for our advertisers. We are very proud to be the first broadcaster in the country to deliver this type of programming", said ASTRAL RADIO EVP CHARLES BENOIT.
"Our goal is to deliver a laugh a minute, and we'll be able to do this, 24/7! We will provide great content through the airwaves, as well as online with the launch of www.funny1410.ca. We are delighted that this new brand will enable advertisers to explore new creative paths and air fresh, wild unorthodox concepts" added ASTRAL RADIO EVP/Content ROB FARINA.