Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Dec 16, 2007




Ann Arbor News:

If you're tired of the same old Christmas songs over and over again, check out C.J. Mac's original tune "A Peaceful World,'' now getting airplay on WLEN (103.9 FM) in Adrian. Mac, 68, who lives in the Ann Arbor area, wrote the song 20 years ago and it appears on the 2005 CD of the same name ... If your New Year's Eve plans call for a quiet evening at home, Garrison Keillor and "A Prairie Home Companion'' offer a special holiday broadcast with recordings from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Keillor hosts, and welcomes, among others, Suzy Bogguss, Sam Bush, Cowboy Jack Clement, Emmylou Harris, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jon Randall, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, and Robin & Linda Williams... It's 'A Peaceful World' for resident (Sun, 12/16)

Detroit Free Press:

Want hot Drew Lane news? Well, the away-on-leave WRIF-FM (101.1) morning host says he is staying busy while helping fiancée Tess Schuster through cancer therapy by penning a book. A book on what? A book on the 16 years -- so far -- he's spent at WRIF, partnered first with Peter Zipfel and then Mike Clark... Radio's Lane set to write dishy book (Sun, 12/16)

High-definition was a buzzword for television this year, and so was high anxiety. The state of the tube in 2007 and the outlook for next year are prompting more worry than optimism. Unanswered questions keep piling up like an avalanche of season cliffhangers. What will happen with the Hollywood writers strike? What do advances in technology mean for the future? Will the multitude of choices for viewers lead to a more divided society? Smaller issues, too, are looming large... Is TV in trouble? (Sun, 12/16)







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