Sunday Funnies with Rick Hodge take to the airwaves!

TORONTO, June 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Starting today, it's Sunday everyday in Southern Ontario as Astral Radio's FUNNY 820 and FUNNY 1410 invite you to tune in to the Sunday Funnies with Rick Hodge!

Seven days a week at noon and again at 11 pm, listeners in Southern Ontario, including the Greater Toronto area, will hear the best of standup comedy as compiled by radio legend Rick Hodge.

"I am thrilled to be back on radio and do what I love, which is to bring listeners to smile, laugh and occasionally crack a rib!" said Hodge.

"As Canada's first broadcaster to offer listeners a 24/7 comedy station, it was completely natural for us to bring Rick and his hilarious exclusive comedy content back on the air", said Mike Nabuurs, the Ambassador of FUNNY for FUNNY 820 and FUNNY 1410.

Astral Radio is a proud leader of the comedy format and a supporter of Canada's legendary role in the world of stand up comedy.

Founded in 1961, Astral (TSX: ACM.A ACM.B) is one of Canada's largest media companies. It operates several media properties—pay and specialty television, radio, out-of-home advertising and digital media properties—among the most popular in the country. Astral plays a central role in community life across the country by offering diverse, rich and vibrant programming that meets the tastes and needs of consumers and advertisers alike. To find out more about Astral, go to astral.com.

SOURCE: Astral Media Inc.

For further information:

Media:
Mike Nabuurs
The Ambassador of Funny
FUNNY 820 / FUNNY 1410
905-574-1150
mnabuurs@astral.com

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