Peter has made his home in Kamloops since 1981, and has been entertaining and informing NL's morning show audience for over 30 years now. Peter is married to Brenda, and they are the proud parents of daughter Alicia and son Erik. While much has changed in Radio in over 30 years, his love for the business and his listeners has not. Peter's other endeavours include freelance photography - and if youd' like to take a look at some of his work, go to www.olsenphotography.ca
MONDAY MORNING SLUGGISHNESS
Are you someone who has problems getting motivated, especially on a Monday? Or have you ever been called lazy by others? You’re certainly not alone and it may not be your fault?
Monday morning, Peter Olsen shares the results of an astounding study that says it may all be in your genes. More on Monday with the Mayor.
PHRASES WE HATE THE MOST
They’re verbal crutches and many of us find ourselves using them. Hackneyed, trite expressions or phrases such as “Give it 110 per cent”. Monday morning, Peter Olsen looks at the Most Annoying Phrases of today. Plus, he’s looking for your vote for numero uno.
WHITNEY HOUSTON TRIBUTE
She was a phenomenal talent that amassed millions of fans and dozens of hits. Sadly, we lost Whitney Houston far too young, but her musical legacy lives on. Peter Olsen caught up with a sensational singer by the name of Belinda Davids, who will reprise Whitney's songs in a spectacular tribute show on May 17th at the Sagebrush Theatre.
TRAVEL WITH RICK STEVES
Rick Steves is one of the most travelled people on the planet and he makes a stop this Sunday on Radio NL, as the host of “Travel With Rick Steves”. But before he takes the wraps off this new weekly show Sunday afternoon on Radio NL, he joined Peter Olsen Friday morning to talk about his favourite travel memories and what’s coming up weekly on the show.
GABBY CABBY (April 15)
Gabby says that this year in New york has been different than all others and he introduces us to Howard Lutnick of the Hamtons. Peter Franklin popped by the Olsen Show with that and more.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 10)
It was the cops against the smokies and it got ugly. Our friend, the Gabby Cabby has the blow by blow details of this hockey brawl, plus the story of the rat that took the “A’ Train.
THE GABBY CABBY (April 2)
For those of us who have ever brought food into a movie theatre, you’ll appreciate the Gabby Cabby’s tale from a Brooklyn movie house involving a patron and some strawberries. As well, Peter Franklin says the Capri Whitestone Hotel is in the middle of a very strange labour dispute and a famous dog-killer joins the New York Jets.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 26)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says Taxi Cops are taking bribes and there’s a new service in the Big Apple that’ll bring thirsty New Yorkers cold beer in minutes.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 19)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby makes his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning at 7:15, raving about a Canadian television show he’s fallen in love with.
THE GABBY CABBY (March 12)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby says New York continues to crack down on panhandlers in the subway and what’s up with a new app that allows you to book hotel rooms by the minute?
THE GABBY CABBY (Mar 5)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby claims the clowns at City Hall are targeted the clowns in the subway. Plus, it’s the goofiest gadget to come along in a very long time.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 26)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby is on a roll this week, calling both the Mayor and Police Commissioner in his City moron’s, plus he smells a rat on Long Island.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 19)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby made his weekly visit to the Olsen Show Wednesday morning and shares a long hidden hobby with us. Plus, it’s a laughable gimmick, courtesy of some New York business owners.
THE GABBY CABBY (Feb 12)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby filled us in on the “Great Yogurt Flap” at the Olympics and what in the world happened at the Waldorf Astoria on the weekend?
THE GABBY CABBY (February 5)
This past weekends Superbowl is on the mind of the Gabby Cabby and it comes with a warning for the NFL.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 29)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby hits the grid-iron this week with his thoughts about this Sunday’s Super-bowl. Plus, the drive by a major New York media outlet calling for Justin Bieber’s deportation.
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 22)
Our friend, the Gabby Cabby says there are ‘stinkers’ on the loose in Manhattan, plus he says John Torterella is a hero in New York. .
THE GABBY CABBY (Jan 8)
Our friend the Gabby Cabby swung by the Olsen Show Wednesday morning with a high-flying tale of a pilot landing on a major Bronx Expressway. Also the story of a Good Samaritan with an ulterior motive and drug dealers are calling it “unfair competition”.