All Talk No Action

Len Berman Todd Schnitt Michael Savage Talk Radio Irrelevance

Has the radio industry already given up on its goals to bring down the demographics on Talk radio? Consider these recent moves. On Monday, iHeartMedia's WOR New York filled its eleven month old opening in mornings with 67 year-old retired sportscaster Len Berman and syndicated Conservative … [Read more...]

WFDF Detroit Joins The Word Network

Word Network Radio 910 WFDF Detroit 38 WADL Kevin Adell

The Word Network has closed on its purchase of 910 WFDF and has flipped the station to Gospel/Preaching as "The Word Network Radio". Original Report 11/18: Radio Disney has announced the sale of another one of their remaining stations. 910 WFDF Farmington Hills/Detroit will be transferred to … [Read more...]

Classic Hip-Hop Comes To Augusta

95 Rock Hot 95.5 93.1 WCHZ Augusta Classic Hip-Hop Beasley

Beasley Media has brought Classic Hip-Hop to Augusta, GA. "Hot 95.5/93.1" replaced Active Rock "95 Rock" 1480 WCHZ/95.5 W238AU Augusta and the simulcast of Southern Gospel WGUS-FM on 93.1 WCHZ-FM Warrenton at 10:00am today. Beasley Augusta OM Chris O'Kelley serves as PD. Beasley Media Group … [Read more...]

WDRC-FM Flips To Classic Rock The Whale

102.9 The Whale WDRC-FM DRC-FM Hartford WCCC Chaz AJ

Connoisseur Media flipped Classic Hits 102.9 WDRC-FM to Classic Rock "102.9 The Whale" around 10:30 this morning. The launch came after a brief loop of the Brass Bonanza theme song of the NHL's defunct Hartford Whalers. The flip comes following the demise of Classic Rock 106.9 WCCC-FM last summer … [Read more...]

Todd Schnitt & Len Berman Take Mornings At WOR

710 WOR Todd Schnitt MJ Len Berman New York WNBC

iHeartMedia Talk 710 WOR New York has filled its nearly year-long morning vacancy with Todd Schnitt and Len Berman. Schnitt aka MJ Kelli, who will continue his syndicated afternoon talk show based at 970 WFLA Tampa, is best known for his eighteen year run in mornings at CHR 93.3 WFLZ and … [Read more...]

NashTV To Debut January 26

Nash TV NashTV America's Morning Show Grits Hits Lash Hick Xtreme Cumulus Music Choice

Cumulus Media and Music Choice will formally rollout their "NashTV" branded on-demand video platform on Monday, January 26. The two groups announced in November a deal to bring Nash branded content to all of Music Choice's platforms. Nash programming began to appear a few weeks later, however … [Read more...]

Mission Accomplished For Salem’s WMCA & KKMS

570 The Mission WMCA New York 980 KKMS Minneapolis Christian Talk Preaching Salem Communications

As we first reported last week, Salem began the rollout of the "Mission" branding for its Christian Preaching stations today in Minneapolis and New York. Stating the need to give the stations "a strong brand and identifying logo", the rebrandings will likely be the first of many to come to … [Read more...]

Rig Drills Into Corpus Christi

My 94.7 The Rig KBSO Corpus Christi Texas Red Dirt Country

Reina Broadcasting Country "My 94.7" KBSO Corpus Christi relaunched on Friday as Texas/Red Dirt Country "94.7 The Rig". The move comes as Bogey Broadcasting assumed operations of the station. Bogey operates crosstown Alternative "106.5 The Shark" KYRK Taft. Bogey describes the new station … [Read more...]

100.3 The Sound Sets Date & Team For Mark Thompson’s Return

Mark Thompson 100.3 The Sound KSWD Los Angeles Brian Phelps Uncle Joe Benson 95.5 KLOS

KSWD has announced that "Mark In The Morning" will debut on Monday, February 2. As previously announced, current KSWD middayer Andy Chanley will join Mark Thompson in the morning slot. The duo will also be joined by Gina Grad, who is currently filling-in on Adam Carolla's daily podcast, and … [Read more...]

Jay Z Buying WQHT? Debunking The Hot Rumor Of The Moment

Jay Z Carmelo Anthony Buying Hot 97 97.1 WQHT New York Emmis

The hip-hop blogosphere is jumping all over a report from MediaTakeout.com that Jay-Z is putting together a group to acquire "Hot 97" WQHT New York from Emmis. According to a ROCK SOLID SOURCE - Shawn "Jay Z" Carter along with a group of investors that includes NY Knicks star Carmelo Anthony are … [Read more...]

Denver’s Classic Hip-Hop Now Has A Flo

Flo 107 KFCO Fly 107.1 107X KXDE Denver Max Media Classic Hip-Hop Uncle Nasty

Max Media has swiftly rebranded Classic Hip-Hop "Fly 107.1" KXDE Bennett/Denver as "FLO 107.1". As these quick changes are normally associated with trademark infringement, did SiriusXM's Classic Hip-Hop webcaster "SiriusXM Fly" lead to the rebranding? That company has "SiriusXM Fly" trademarked, … [Read more...]

La Gran D Moves In Boise; La Poderosa To Return

Latino 106.3 La Gran D La Grande 101.9 KDBI Boise KQTA Poderosa KPDA

Another station is on the move in Boise. As Country "100.7 The Bull" KQBL prepares to relocate to 101.9 in Mid-February, JLD Media has cleared an opening by moving Regional Mexican "101.9 La Gran D" KDBI Emmett to 106.3 Homedale. That move eliminates Spanish AC "Latino 106.3" KQTA. With the … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 1/16

900 KBIF Fresno 92.7 102.3 Boise Radio Station Sale Translator

Gore-Overgaard Broadcasting partner Cordell Overgaard is taking full control of Brokered Asian 900 KBIF Fresno as his Cordell Overgaard Trust pays $410,000 for the 45.5% of the station he doesn't already own. Open Sky Radio Corp. purchases "Radio Free Nevada" 89.1 KXNV Sun Valley/Reno from … [Read more...]

Format Shuffle In Texarkana

107.1 The Fox KTFS-FM Talk 740 98.5 KTFS Freedom

Texarkana Radio Center contacted us to clarify that the new "107.1 The Fox" KTFS-FM is a "very" Hot AC rather than CHR. Texarkana Radio Center, owners of Texarkana’s #1 station KTOY, have now added a further format offering in the fast growing Texarkana TX/AR market. The new station KTFS-FM … [Read more...]