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Bell Launches Funny 1060 Calgary

Update 9/12: As expected CKMX made the flip to Comedy “Funny 1060” today. Original Report 8/13: Bell Media has announced its first format change since completing its merger with Astral on Thursday, September 12. Classic Country “AM 1060” CKMX Calgary will flip to Comedy “Funny 1060“. The station has held the current format since 2005 and currently ranks 16th out of 17 stations with a 2.1 share in the BBM PPM ratings for February 25 through May 26. The Press Release announcing the new format follows: Calgary commuters will finally be able to laugh their asses off to and from work. Launching Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6am, Bell Media Radio Calgary station 1060AM will become home to Funny 1060AM. The hilarious new format promises 24/7 stand-up comedy from some o...[Read More]

More Comedy Stations On The Way

Update 12/6: Sinclair’s 95.5 K238AF Santa Rosa, CA made the flip to Comedy as “Funny 95.5” today. Update 11/24: Astral has announced that CKSL London will become “Funny 1410” on January 1. Additionally they have registered domains that line up with many of their other AM music stations in Canada: Funny650.com for Standards 650 CISL Vancouver, BC Funny820.com for Country 820 CHAM Hamilton, ON Funny1010.com for News/Talk 1010 CFRB Toronto, which already carries the programming overnight. Funny1060.com for Classic Country 1060 CKMX Calgary, AB Funny1150.com for Oldies 1150 CKOC Hamilton, ON Funny1260.com for Sports “Team 1260” CFRN Edmonton, AB. We don’t expect all of these stations to flip to the Comedy format. It appears Astral is merely prote...[Read More]