AMI-audio announces new and returning programs for fall

Accessible Media Inc. (AMI) announced today new additions to AMI-audio's schedule for fall 2017 including a new one-hour live program focused specifically on issues concerning members of the disability community across Canada.

Premiering October 2, The Pulse will air daily on AMI-audio from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Eastern. Join seasoned AMI personality Dave Brown as he navigates news and information from the disability community across the country. Advocates, entrepreneurs and community organizers gather together to bring you empowering information so you can make informed decisions.

Starting October 2, AMI-audio's popular morning show, Live from Studio 5 returns to the airwaves with a new time. Join hosts Mike Ross and Joeita Gupta weekdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern to get your morning started right. Listen for the latest technology talk and information from the blind and partially sighted community across Canada. And, the popular "Morning Gazette" feature of Live from Studio 5 will now have its own place in the schedule from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Eastern. Tune in to The Live 5 Gazette as Mike Ross kicks off your day with all the latest headlines fresh off the wire.

Kelly and Company returns to the AMI-audio schedule in its current timeslot, daily from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern. Hang out with Kelly MacDonald and his company of blind and partially sighted community contributors for lively discussions about arts, entertainment and lifestyle issues.

AMI-audio's new fall schedule is squarely focused on original Canadian content. John Melville, AMI's Vice President of Programming and Production, is proud of this renewed endeavor, "AMI-audio's fall schedule delivers all the current informative and entertaining programming that our community of blind and partially sighted listeners expect to hear throughout their day and through engagement from listener feedback, we're invigorated to bring our listeners a daily up-to-date perspective of the world around them".

The Walrus with Lloyd Robertson, dynamic readings of thought provoking articles from The Walrus Magazine, continues in its current day and time, Sundays at 7 p.m. Eastern. Reading program The Guardian This Week also remains in its current timeslot, Saturdays at noon, and commencing with the October 4 program, The National Post Show moves to a new date and time, Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Eastern.

AMI-audio is also pleased to announce the permanent addition of two original third-party productions, The Neutral Zone and Double Tap Canada. Listen to The Neutral Zone Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. Eastern as Brock Richardson and his panel of sports experts engage in a lively round-table discussion about Parasports and professional sports news and newsmakers. Thursdays at 8 p.m. tune in to Double Tap Canada for discussions on news, reviews and technology stories of interest to people who are blind or partially sighted.

The full AMI-audio schedule is available online. To find the AMI-audio channel with your cable provider please use our online channel guide. AMI-audio programs are also available as podcasts. Please visit our Podcasting Guide for more information.