Radio & Television

CTV to air Stompin’ Tom special the CBC turned down

TORONTO – Stompin’ Tom Connors’ self-produced concert special has found a home after all, on CTV, after the CBC had turned it down. The Canadian legend hired his own producers to shoot and edit a concert he played last year in Hamilton, in answer to repeated requests over the years from the public broadcaster for a musical special. When it was delivered to the Corp., the CBC turned it down, saying it’s moving away from musical and variety programming and stressing it did not commission the special. Tom was stompin’ mad, and told the CBC to “shove it.” Now, the...

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