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Terry David Mulligan
50+ years. Music. Film. Food. Wine.
Winner of the 2012 Broadcaster of the Year, awarded by the BC Association of Broadcasters

An aficionado of contemporary popular music, Terry David Mulligan gained national exposure through his television presentations on Much Music and Bravo! while simultaneously carving out a career as a television and film actor. Mulligan is a big fan of CKUA, calling it "unquestionably the best radio station in Canada". In 1995, Terry offered to back up his words with action and began hosting a program that features the best in pop, rock, R & B and soul music. It's a concoction that, naturally enough, is called Mulligan Stew.

Terry's show is recorded in Vancouver, British Columbia. The result is 2 hours of blockbuster 'hot tracks'; both the best of the new material and the classics that have stood the test of time.

Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Mulligan's first career was as an RCMP officer in Olds and Red Deer, Alberta from 1960 through 1964. After leaving the Mounties, Mulligan worked as a radio DJ for 20 years.

He was, for just a moment, in the right place at the right time and got to create and program Canada's first FM Underground Rock Station..CLKG-FM, now CFOX. TDM then joined CBC Television as host of the music video series Good Rockin' Tonite (simultaneously, he was also a regular on the children's TVcomedy series Zig Zag, produced by BCTV).

He left the CBC in 1985 to become a VJ and producer for MuchMusic, covering primarily the West Coast music scene as host of the long-running Much West series. For many years Terry was the Host of Movie Television for CityTV spending weekdays shooting behind the scenes stories on film sets and weekends screening new movies in LA/NY, then interviewing all the stars!! He was a program host and producer for the Canadian entertainment channel Star!

For 15 years TDM has produced and hosted Mulligan Stew a weekly 2 hour music program on Alberta public radio network CKUA. Mulligan is also a prolific character actor who has been featured in supporting and feature roles in many movies and television series including, notably, The Accused, The X-Files, Robson Arms, Hard Core Logo, Mystery Alaska and the Fantastic Four movie. The vast majority of the films and TV shows in which he appears are filmed in the Vancouver area.

In recent times, he has been working on a radio show called Tasting Room Radio, as well Terry was named Broadcaster of the Year by the British Columbia Association of Broadcasters, Terry comments:

"The fact that my fellow broadcasters named me Broadcaster of the Year is flat out wonderful. For 15 years I have felt that I was working in a vacuum, one guy, one mic, a vinyl guy working in a digital world. I told the audience at the event that I had no idea anyone in broadcasting was paying attention to what I was doing in radio, so I was gobsmacked that I was awarded Broadcaster of the Year by my peers. I've always been a radio guy, even when I was better known for TV and acting, and have continued to keep my hand in the radio business."

TDM brings us Mulligan Stew from Vancouver. Heard on TSN 1410 Saturday mornings and CKUA Saturday evenings in Alberta.

It's also the same studio in which he creates and produces his weekly one hour food, wine and travel show Tasting Room Radio.

TDM also co-produces and co-hosts Hollywood and Vines TV with his pal Jason Priestley. The wine and food show is seen in 190 countries.

TDM’s 2011 book, Mulligan’s Stew: My Life..So Far, shares stories of his life in, around and behind the media spotlight. 

While Terry has accomplished a lot in his career and certainly there is more to come, there is nothing that Terry is more proud of than his family. Terry has four children and has been married to Meg for over 35 years.

He's been inducted into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame with a star outside the Commodore Ballroom and was 2012 BC Broadcaster of the Year.

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