WHYY Philadelphia has never had an announcer cut in during the Powdermilk 
theme - they've always played the song all the way through, going back to 
when they first started carrying PHC over thirty years ago.
The first time I listened on WNYC and heard an announcer talk over the 
music, I was really shocked at how crass it sounded. I had no idea at the 
time that it was normal behavior.
-Tim

On Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:29:33 PM UTC-4, Mark Jeffries wrote:
>
> And John Hodgman next week.
>
> Thile has only thirteen new shows to prove himself, although I assume 
> they'll be spread out.  There'll probably be a Kellior rerun within the 
> next few weeks.  And since the "sponsors" are the same familiar ones from 
> all these years, one wonders if "Manuel Transmission" (Kellior's most 
> recent pseudonym for himself as a writer) will still be heard in the 
> credits.  I would also expect that the Powdermilk Biscuits jingle will 
> still be heard in the first hour as the secret station break (Kellior would 
> not agree to what has become the standard breaks at :20 and :40 on most 
> public radio shows for mostly promos and underwriting announcements--so 
> standard that even Amy Goodman does it--sort of--so as a compromise in the 
> first hour what will now be Thile saying "Powdermilk Biscuits, heavens 
> they're tasty and expeditious!" is the cue for stations who choose to do so 
> to run their break, preferably with just an announcer talking over the band 
> playing the Powdermilk jingle--and Thile will start singing the jingle at 
> exactly one minute from the band starting to play, so the station announcer 
> better hit the post--on other shows, the break is 90 seconds to 2 minutes).
>
> Mark Jeffries
> Saints Spotlight Editor
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> On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 5:42 PM, 'David Bruggeman' via TVorNotTV <
> tvor...@googlegroups.com <javascript:>> wrote:
>
>> Harry Connick Jr will host the third hour of today on the 17th and 18th 
>> (the Variety link says just Monday, but an email I received from Connick's 
>> fan club says both days).  Not sure if this is still technically subbing 
>> for Billy Bush or not.
>>
>> http://variety.com/2016/tv/news/harry-connick-today-billy-bush-1201889493/
>>
>> Already saying I'm a fan of Connick, take my thumbs up of his daytime 
>> talk show with the appropriate amount of salt.  The Stangels from 
>> Letterman's Late Show are co-executive producers, but there are plenty of 
>> daytime-style talk segments.
>>
>> Tomorrow (15th) marks the first Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile 
>> as host.  The lineup (see link) is consistent with the shows that Thile has 
>> served as guest host.  Plenty of people who have been on with Garrison, 
>> with a few additions aimed at younger listeners (really anyone under 60).  
>> Thile will play an original song, there will be a comedian, and most of the 
>> supporting cast from Keillor's crew remain with the show.
>>
>> https://www.prairiehome.org/shows/52949
>>
>> David
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