Bell is dumping an all-sports format at three of its radio stations in Canada.
The corporate says TSN 1040 AM in Vancouver, TSN 1290 AM in Winnipeg and TSN 1150 AM in Hamilton will now not be all-sports stations.
The Vancouver and Winnipeg web sites for the radio stations don’t specify what the brand new format will likely be, whereas the location in Hamilton says 1150 AM will turn out to be a BNN Bloomberg station, protecting enterprise, innovation, expertise and sports activities.
In Vancouver, the morning present reduce away throughout a industrial break Tuesday earlier than it was introduced that the station could be “reprogrammed” as of Friday. The information was adopted by Inexperienced Day’s “Good Riddance” earlier than the airwaves turned to music.
Bell nonetheless has TSN radio stations in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Edmonton.
A Corus radio station received the rights to Winnipeg Jets video games final 12 months, whereas a Rogers station has Vancouver Canucks rights.
The format modifications come within the aftermath of layoffs by Bell throughout a number of platforms final week. TSN tv reporters/anchors Dan O’Toole, Natasha Staniszewski and Brent Wallace wrote on social media they had been amongst these to lose their jobs
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Feb. 9, 2021.
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