CBC loses hockey theme song
Mon Jun 9 22:48:57 EDT 2008
At 9:27 PM -0400 6/9/08, Garrett Wollman wrote:
><<On Mon, 9 Jun 2008 18:18:50 -0500, "Kevin Vahey" <email@example.com> said:
>> This is a huge story in Canada. CTV has bought the rights to the theme
>> music of Hockey Night In Canada for $2.5 million.
>> CBC has used the music for 40 years.
>The CBC decided not to renew the contract.
From what I heard tonight, that's not quite true. The CBC, who had
tried for months to reach a deal with the composer, was going to make
one more attempt to negotiate a contract, when word came that CTV had
made the deal. This from The World at Six (Pacific Edition), as
heard on Sirius 137 tonight.
Lake Wobegone, NH
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