Bob McCown, John Shannon Talk Fan 590, & More In The Pressrow

Prime Time Sports, Canada’s longest-running sports talk radio show appeared originally on the old CJCL 1430 and then on The Fan 590, hosted by Bob McCown. While several broadcasters and journalists co-hosted with Bob, it is long-time TV hockey executive John Shannon who sat in the number two seat most often. Today, McCown and Shannon co-host a streaming show that’s uber-successful and simulcast on Sirius XM radio.

In this episode of The Pressrow, Jonah talks with Bob and John about:

The history of PTS
Why PTS was so unique, and successful
Bob’s favorite co-host and guests
The fallout of Roger’s NHL deal
Why does Bob continue to produce content
Much much more.

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Jonah

Born and raised in Toronto, Jonah Sigel is currently based in Seattle, WA. An avid sports fan, Jonah took to writing about the sports media world back in 2004 with two young kids at home, a new job and a return to Toronto. The interest grew and grew to include the former website Torontosportsmedia.com, the twitter handle @yyzsportsmedia, the PressRow podcast and now the all new yyzsportsmedia.com

4 Replies to “Bob McCown, John Shannon Talk Fan 590, & More In The Pressrow”

  1. Thanks for the very enjoyable hour. Radio doesn’t know what it’s missing. I myself have watched PTS for years and continue to on his new show or listen to his podcasts as much possible.

  2. I was confused by your comment to Katie Gillespie on Twitter this morning. Are you making the point that Seattle is an inherently violent city now or are you trying to mainstream a news organization that publishes right wing propaganda on a daily basis?

  3. Tremendous listen. I thought maybe we were going there at the end, but it would have been enjoyable to hear his thoughts on how Rogers has essentially lost the drive home hours since he was removed to overdrive, and why that change of listening has happened

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