CTVglobemedia, owners of TSN and Chum Radio, today announced that TSN Radio 1050 will launch in Toronto on Wednesday, April 13th competing head on with Sportsnet Radio FAN 590.

Headlining the all-sports radio station will be Mike Richards who will host the morning drive show after performing similar duties in Calgary.

“With the strength of the TSN brand... We are looking forward to making our mark in the GTA right away" said Chris Gordon, President, CHUM Radio.

The station’s weekday line-up will also mark the return of the Jim Rome show along with the Toronto debut of the Dan Patrick Show with Sunday Night Football's Dan Patrick.

Throughout the week, listeners can also expect to hear from various TSN television personalities such as Pierre McGuire, Dave Hodge, Michael Landsberg and Dave Randorf. The station will also draw content from other Chum sports radio stations in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Montreal and Ottawa.

In addition to sports talk, news and call-in shows, the station will feature live sporting events such as Toronto Argonauts games and two of golf’s major championships, the British and U.S. open.

For sports fans outside of Toronto, TSN Radio programming will also be available online and on mobile devices through the TSN Mobile smartphone application.

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