February 4, 2013


nt610.jpgMedia Release

newstalk 610 cktb welcomes humble & fred to niagara!

Niagara, ON - NewsTalk 610 CKTB proudly announces that the Humble & Fred Show can be heard weeknights on Niagara's only NewsTalk Station beginning February 19th, 2013.  "Humble" Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson expand their show's reach into the Niagara Region, joining the CKTB line-up Monday to Friday from 10pm till Midnight.

Humble & Fred have been a part of the Toronto radio scene since 1989 together for 16 years, taking time apart for a short period within the industry.  The recently reunited duo return to the air, providing listeners with an entertaining show packed with comedy, unique outlooks and personality that only Humble & Fred can bring.  Glassman and Patterson joined the Astral Radio Network in January.


"We're thrilled to welcome Humble & Fred to the Niagara Region", said Tim Parent, Brand Director & News Director for 610 CKTB, "We're looking forward to having them join the NewsTalk 610 CKTB lineup and I'm looking forward to the phone calls and emails from distressed listeners."


"We are excited to be part of the stellar line-up at CKTB", shares "Humble" Howard Glassman and Fred Patterson, "we welcome the opportunity to ruin yet another legendary radio station!"


The Humble & Fred Show can be heard Monday to Friday at 10pm till midnight on NewsTalk 610 CKTB.

About Astral

NewsTalk 610 CKTB is an Astral Radio station. Astral Radio operates 83 licensed radio stations across eight Canadian provinces. Astral Radio is a division of Astral Inc., a leading Canadian media company, active in specialty and pay television, radio, outdoor advertising and interactive media. Astral's solid and dynamic presence in the country's major markets rests on its commitment to offer a unique combination of high-quality, targeted media for all its audiences. For more information about Astral, please visit www.astral.com.

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Media Contacts:

Tim Parent

Brand Director/ News Director

NewsTalk 610 CKTB

(905) 684-1174 x272

Michelle Williams

Promotions & Marketing Director

Astral Radio Niagara

(905) 684-1174 x 118