The Zach Sang Worldwide Countdown will make its Canadian debut on Rogers’ KiSS radio stations across the country this Saturday. Described as ‘the next evolution of the countdown’ and hosted by Hollywood-based Zach Sang, the weekly three-hour program is built for Canada and features hits from around the globe. It will be heard from 5 – 8 p.m. (local time) on KiSS Toronto (CKIS-FM), Vancouver (CKKS-FM), Edmonton (CHBN-FM), Ottawa (CISS-FM), Kingston (WLYK-FM), and Victoria (CHTT-FM). Distributed in Canada and overseas by Momentum Media Networks, the program will also be available to additional CHR and Hot AC stations.
Canadaland has come out with a new branded podcast called DDx. Partnering with clinical knowledge sharing app Figure1, the podcast explores how doctors think. Canadaland’s Jesse Brown Tweets “the 1st reviewer says it’s ‘like the New York Times diagnosis column meets This American Life.” Check it out here.
Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited (Newcap) has announced financial results for the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017. Revenue was $47.4 million, a $0.5 million or a one per cent increase over Q4 2016. Annual revenue of $169.9 million was $0.3 million higher than last year. Growth in the quarter and year-to date was primarily due to higher revenue in the company’s Ontario broadcasting operations that benefited from ratings success, combined with the acquisition of stations in Kamloops, which offset declines in Alberta and Newfoundland & Labrador due to the challenging economic environment in those regions.
MIX 107 (CKFT-FM) Fort Saskatchewan held its fifth annual Care for the Heart Radiothon, raising more than $23,000 for the Karol Maschmeyer Practice Readiness Centre, which allows physicians and emergency personnel to train on highly-sophisticated dummies to advance skills and techniques. Over the last five years, the radiothon has raised more than $110,000.