The new WGBH lineup
Wed Nov 18 10:48:24 EST 2009
We up heah in Maine still have questions about what's going to happen
with the W-BACH stations once WCRB is transitioned from Nassau to WGBH.
The Maine stations and WCRB "share staff", which is to say that much
of W-BACH's programming is (it would seem) done at the WCRB studio with
Ray Brown, Listo Fisher, et.al. Does anyone know whether they will
continue with the Maine network?
Quoting Bob Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> The GBH schedule seems to say that some classical may run for a day
> or two past
> 12/1 on 89.7--perhaps with frequent mentions
> that "starting in a few days, tune to 99.5" and yes, the schedule would be in
> flux for a couple weeks.
> Globe article; the loss of folk and blues mentioned in a sidebar. Read the
> comments; complaints about losing these shows, worries about not
> being able to
> pick up 99.5 for many (check out the coverage map on the GBH site--south of
> Boston? Out of luck)
> I made the following comment:
> "Looking ahead at the schedule page on WGBH's site, we see that several shows
> that WBUR carries will also be heard on WGBH. Why? Unnecessary
> duplication. The
> move to dump the folk and blues shows is sad and I hope they'll
> reconsider. The
> blues show was started in '78 by the late Mai Cramer. Both shows ran for many
> years and exposed great music to many. I have done a long running
> blues show on
> a North Shore station, but our 130 watts is nothing compared to
> WGBH's 100,000
> watts. It's sad."
> (and in reply to one of the Globe article comments by someone who hoped Carlo
> would stay):
> "I believe Carlo may still be part of the new WCRB. On their sched
> page when you
> look up Dec 6 you will see Laura Carlo 5-9 am, Cathy Fuller 9a-1p, In
> Performance at 1, Ray Brown 2-6 etc"
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