Radio & Television

Fillion gains larger platform

QUEBEC CITY - Infamous radio talk show host Jeff Fillion, who made his reputation with insult and ridicule on the airwaves of top-rated CHOI-FM, has signed an enriching five-year deal to do his weekday morning show on XM Satellite Radio. The contract, for a reported $1 million-plus, is not quite in the same stratosphere as the $500 million, five-year deal bestowed on the controversial Howard Stern by competitor Sirius Satellite Radio. Nonetheless, for the much smaller French-language market, the agreement is considered lucrative. The deal allows Fillion to keep broadcasting on his own Internet pay-radio site, www.radiopirate.com, launched March 17,...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

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