Radio-TV hoaxes on Apr 1:
==1980: WNAC-TV 7 bogus news report of volcano at Great Blue
Hill erupting. News producer was fired.
—forget year: soul station WILD AM changes to country...
for a few hours.
—1998: WAAF fires Opie and Anthony after bogus report of Mayor Menino dying in a car crash in Florida “while transporting a Haitian prostitute”. The clip is on
youtube (and starts with them calling Howie fat etc.
Sorry folks, but if you’re depending on two goofy
talk host/DJs on a rock station for your only source of
baseball season again and you may get Howie pre-emptions for day games (like today) on the following stations:
WCRN 830 Worcester—Red Sox Network
WEGP 1390 Presque Isle ME (not sure; RKO site says they’re
not on the Howie network but supposedly they are acc to
their site)—Red Sox Network
WVMT 620 Burl VT—Yankees Network