Radio & Television

CanWest gets second UK radio station

WINNIPEG – CanWest Global Communications has been awarded its second radio licence in the U.K., to operate an FM in Bristol, west of London. Original 106fm will play an adult alternative format targeted at (oddly) a 40 to 59-year-old demo, spinning “an eclectic mix of music from a wide range of artists” and also having 24-hour local news coverage. The company has not announced a launch date. Bristol is the eighth-largest city in the U.K. and will give the new station a potential audience of about 500,000, the broadcaster said. “CanWest is extremely pleased to be awarded a second radio...

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