Christmas In Review Proof that 2UE management are insane

Christmas and Boxing Day on 2CC

December 27th, 2005 at 01:47am

Whilst I was not glued to the radio, I did endeavour to check what was happening at the top of each hour, and although I missed that on Boxing day, this is a fairly close schedule of events.

Christmas Day:
Midnight: New Day Australia with Stuart Bocking
6am: The best of the Mike Jeffreys year (Including local news on the hour. News on the half hour also occurred for some of this time).
10am: The emergency christmas music. According to the first ad break (straight out of the 10am news), this was supposed to be George Moore and Paul B. Kidd, but something went wrong and we had a rather enjoyable couple hours of Christmas Music, and more hourly local news.
Midday: 2UE’s Christmas Around The World. 2UE brought us Christmas songs from various corners of the globe.
2PM: Glenn Wheeler
6PM: Mike Williams.

Boxing Day
Midnight: New Day Australia with John Kerr.
5:30-9am: I wouldn’t have a clue. Sorry, I wasn’t listening.
9am: The John Laws Morning Show, with Tim Webster
Midday: Afternoon’s with Stuart Bocking filling in for Murray Olds filling in for John Stanley (The promos said Murray was on, the presenter didn’t).
3PM: A surprise, The Steve Liebmann Drive Show (Filling in for Steve Price)…live from Sydney, and on again tomorrow. Steve did a surprisingly good job of making the show as non-Sydney centric as possible, and mentioned 2CC every time he mentioned 2UE, well done Steve.
6PM: Sports Today
8PM: Nights with Glenn Wheeler filling in for Stan Zemanek. I Can’t confirm if Glenn was on as I didn’t hear it.

Entry Filed under: Canberra Stories,TV/Radio/Media

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2 Comments

  • 1. John B1_B5  |  December 28th, 2005 at 11:59 am

    Steve used to be in Canberra in the 1970’s.

  • 2. Samuel  |  December 28th, 2005 at 12:12 pm

    Yes, he worked at 2CA, the information I have suggests he was there in the 60’s as well. Also from 2CA around that era were John Kerr, John Blackman, Peter Bosly, Brain Wilshire, Jim Wilshire, Craig Willis and many more.

    Once again, thanks to radio historian Wayne Mac for the info.


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