Industry News Stories
Russell Brand returns to radio with Global
Russell Brand started a new 11am till 1pm Sunday show on Radio X yesterday. It’ll be his first regular show since he left Radio 2 in 2008, although he did host a few shows on talkSPORT in 2010 and a one-off programme for XFM in 2013.
Team announced for talkSPORT Lions coverage
Rugby players Ben Kay and Shane Williams are lined up to host coverage of British & Irish Lions tour on talkSPORT. They will be joined by four times Lions Head Coach Sir Ian McGeechan and ex players Gordon D’Arcy and Justin Marshall. The team is completed with talkSPORT’s Weekend Sports Breakfast host Georgie Bingham; talkSPORT’s lead rugby commentator Andrew McKenna and talkSPORT’s rugby correspondent Russell Hargreaves.
50 million DAB receivers now sold worldwide
New figures have been released from WorldDAB showing over 50 million DAB Digital Radio receivers have now been sold.