FRIDAY: The HAN Network will be live from Beardsley Zoo

HAN Radio and the HAN Network takes a walk on the wild side this week as the team hits the road for a live broadcast at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo.

This Friday, June 19, the HAN Network is bringing its Friday programming to the Bridgeport landmark.

Folks from the Beardsley Zoo will be special guests throughout the day, to discuss some of what’s new and exciting at the Connecticut’s only zoo — just in time for summer break.

The HAN Network’s Friday shows will cover it all, from news, sports, fishing, arts and leisure, and motivation for your daily life.

Connecticut's only zoo features 300 animals representing primarily North and South American species. For more on the Beardsley Zoo, go to

The Friday schedule

The full line-up for Friday includes:

•    The Drive with Denise DiGrigoli at 10 a.m.

•    Coffee Break news show at 11 a.m.

•    A special Friday edition of Yankee Fisherman with John Kovach at noon.

•    Radio Arts & Leisure at 1 p.m.

Watch the live video stream of Friday’s shows at You can listen, audio only, at or

You can also stop by the Peacock Pavilion at the zoo and say "hello" to the HAN team, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Hersam Acorn's media reach

The HAN Network is part of Hersam Acorn, which owns and operates 13 newspapers and many more news and lifestyle websites in southwestern Connecticut and Westchester, N.Y.

Hersam Acorn also produces, which features live news, sports and entertainment throughout the year. Much of HAN’s daily news and sports programming is broadcast live on video.

You can watch the videos or check out the daily schedule at