Sportsnet Radio

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Sportsnet Radio is the branding used by two sports talk radio stations in Canada owned by Rogers Radio. The stations (which maintain their former The Fan moniker in their names) were re-branded to increase their synergy with the co-owned Sportsnet television channel, amid indications that TSN would be launching a radio network of their own (which TSN indeed did, beginning with the conversion of CHUM in Toronto to TSN Radio 1050).[1][2]

The two Sportsnet Radio branded stations are:

Rogers also operates the Sportsnet Radio Network (previously known as The Fan Radio Network), which is a syndication service distributing, among other programs, Toronto Blue Jays baseball, Prime Time Sports, the Montreal-based Sportsnet Tonight with Elliot Price,[3] and the daily short-form feature Grapeline with Don Cherry and Brian Williams.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dowbiggin. "Change is the operative word in sports radio". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 13 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Krashinsky, Susan. "Rogers builds Sportsnet brand with soccer station". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 27 July 2011. 
  3. ^ Faguy, Steve. "Elliott Price back in the radio loop with help from CFMB and Sportsnet". Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  4. ^ Rogers Media (2011-05-12). ""GRAPELINE" WITH DON CHERRY AND BRIAN WILLIAMS RETURNS FOR A 28TH SEASON ON SPORTSNET RADIO THE FAN 590". Retrieved 2012-05-30.