Tag: Randy Merren

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

| 11/07/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Logic, the TV cable company that secured the rights to broadcast the World Cup football tournament in the Cayman Islands, has backed off suing locally owned provider C3, after accusing the rival company of showing games illegally on their service. But C3, which had complained to utility regul [...]

Continue Reading

PAC members accuse utilities of ‘robbery’

PAC members accuse utilities of ‘robbery’

| 09/05/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Public Accounts Committee appeared particularly aggrieved about the cost of some utilities when witnesses from OfReg and one of the owners of internet service provider C3 appeared before them Wednesday to answer questions about the regulation of telecommunications, fuel, electr [...]

Continue Reading

Irma will not disrupt supplies to Cayman

Irma will not disrupt supplies to Cayman

| 08/09/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): If deadly superstorm Irma continues on its projected track, it will pass as a category 4 hurricane directly over South Florida and could cause severe damage to Miami, which is the main hub for goods heading to the Cayman Islands. However, residents here do not have to worry about shortages of [...]

Continue Reading

Premier ‘sorry’ for contempt gaff in Syed case

Premier ‘sorry’ for contempt gaff in Syed case

| 09/03/2017 | 75 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin made a public apology through his lawyer to the court Thursday afternoon during a special contempt hearing because of prejudicial comments he made on the radio about the Hassan Syed case that caused a costly and extensive delay in the middle of the trial. The apology [...]

Continue Reading

TV regulator blamed for sunset on Daybreak

TV regulator blamed for sunset on Daybreak

| 29/01/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): Hurley’s Media Ltd has announced that it is dropping its morning TV show, Daybreak, and replacing it with a televised version of its radio phone-in show, Cayman CrossTalk, which airs each morning on Rooster. Hurley’s Media Managing Director Randy Merren said that the first ever show to be [...]

Continue Reading

Bryan gets boot from Rooster’s talk show

Bryan gets boot from Rooster’s talk show

| 08/04/2016 | 68 Comments
(CNS): Kenneth Bryan, the outspoken former political assistant to the premier, is the latest casualty from Rooster’s breakfast talk show. Randy Merren, the owner of Hurley’s Media, has replaced Bryan with an old star from the show, Barrie Quappe, who had been dumped by Hurleys in 2006. Making no [...]

Continue Reading

Dart finances Hurley’s TV purchase

Dart finances Hurley’s TV purchase

| 11/08/2015 | 70 Comments
(CNS): The islands’ biggest developer has helped to finance the purchase of CITN by Hurley’s Entertainment, the new owner of the TV station, Randy Merren, has confirmed, though he stressed that the Dart Group has not directly invested in the TV station. When CNS contacted Dart about its [...]

Continue Reading

Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

Hurley’s to make more local TV after station buyout

| 28/07/2015 | 38 Comments
(CNS): Hurley’s Entertainment begins its move into the world of television this week after its purchase of Cayman27 from Logic was approved by the ICTA and completed. Randy Merren, the owner of the local broadcast company, said viewers can look forward to more original local programming as his li [...]

Continue Reading

Harris canned from radio talk show

Harris canned from radio talk show

| 29/05/2015 | 128 Comments
(CNS): The long-standing host of a local radio breakfast time talk show, Austin Harris, has been canned and will be replaced in the short-term by former PPM West Bay political candidate Woody DaCosta. Officials from Rooster confirmed Friday that on Monday morning Harris will no longer be on air as D [...]

Continue Reading

SIGN UP FOR THE CNS NEWS LETTER, SENT EVERY WEEKDAY STRAIGHT TO  YOUR INBOX