Tailgate Party Spreads To Colorado Springs

Tailgate 98 Party Songs Colorado Springs 1040 KCBR 98.5

United States CP launched Variety Hits "Tailgate 98" in Colorado Springs earlier this month. Airing on 1040 KCBR Monument and 98.5 K253AH Colorado Springs, the format replaced Talk "I-25 Talk" on KCBR. The new format is branded as "All The Great Party Songs" with a mix of Pop, Rock, Dance, and … [Read more...]

FCC Applications 11/23

FCC Update Translator Construction Permit Applications

Station Changes Sunrise Broadcasting AC "Sunny 104.5" WILT Wilmington, NC has applied to change its city-of-license to Carolina Beach as part of a proposal to increase from a Class A with 3.1kW at 120 meters to a C3 with 17kW at 120 meters (Coverage Map). Educational Media Foundation's pending … [Read more...]

95.7 The Game To Launch Flight 95.7 Morning Show

95.7 The Game KGMZ San Francisco Flight 95.7 Chad Doing Lorenzo Neal Chris Townsend

Entercom Sports "95.7 The Game" KGMZ San Francisco will debut a new morning show on Monday, December 8. Former "750 The Game" KXTG Portland afternoon host Chad Doing will anchor the new "Flight 95.7" show along with National Football Post founder Joe Fortenbaugh and former NFL Fullback Lorenzo … [Read more...]

Station Sales Week Of 11/21

98.5 WUPS 92.1 WTWS 106.9 WRIJ Morgantown

Station Sales Radio Disney continued the sell-off of its stations with 1560 WQEW New York going to Family Radio and The Word Network purchasing 910 WFDF Farmington Hills/Detroit. In other previously reported deals this week, Simmons Media purchased Spanish Peaks Broadcasting's cluster in Missoula, … [Read more...]

V101.5 Jacksonville Shifts To Classic Hip-Hop

V101.5 WSOL Jacksonville Throwback Classic Hip-Hop Steve Harvey

The Classic Hip-Hop format launch boom is showing no signs of slowing down. iHeartMedia Urban AC "V101.5" WSOL Brunswick, GA/Jacksonville, FL is today's entrant to the format as it is now branding itself as "The New Throwback Hip-Hop & R&B for Duval". WSOL is now focusing on music from the 1990's … [Read more...]

Family Radio Acquires WQEW New York

Family Radio WFME Radio Disney 1560 WQEW New York Harold Camping

Radio Disney has found a buyer for 1560 WQEW New York in the late Harold Campings' Family Radio. For $12.95 million, Family Radio programming will return to New York City for the first time since the organization sold 94.7 WFME Newark, NJ to Cumulus for $40 million and 106.3 Mount Kisco, NY in … [Read more...]

87.7 The Game Chicago To Cease Operations

87.7 The Game WGWG WGWG-LP Chicago Tribune Jonathan Brandmeier Garry Meier David Kaplan Tribune WGN

RobertFeder.com is reporting that Tribune Media will cease operations of Sports "87.7 The Game" WGWG-LP Chicago at the end of the year. The Game had launched in February as Tribune took over the lease of 87.7 from Merlin Media following Cumulus moving Alternative WKQX to 101.1. As most spoken … [Read more...]

Old School 99.3 Atlanta Shifts To Classic Hip-Hop

Old School 99.3 1010 WTZA Atlanta Classic Hip-Hop

Another day, another Classic Hip-Hop launch. Steve Hedgwood's On Top Broadcasting has shifted "Old School 99.3" 1010 WTZA Atlanta/99.3 W257DF Dallas, GA from R&B Oldies to Classic Hip-Hop. While utilizing the Old School logo visually, the on air branding is "Atlanta’s Home for Classic Hip-Hip and … [Read more...]

Chip Franklin Joins KGO

Chip Franklin 810 KGO San Francisco Cumulus News

Cumulus News/Talk 810 KGO San Francisco is adding a 12-3pm talk show hosted by Chip Franklin. Debuting on Monday, December 8, Franklin will replace two hours of news programming and the business program "After The Bell" which currently airs from 1-2pm. Most recently Franklin hosted mornings at … [Read more...]

WLXN Resurrects Majic Branding

Majic 99.9 Kool 1440 WLXN Lexington Davidson County

Davidson County Broadcasting's WLXN Lexington, NC is resurrecting the "Majic" branding used by former sister 94.1 WTHZ (now EMF Broadcasting's WWLV). The move completes a relaunch of the Classic Hits format used by WLXN as it drops the "Kool 1440/99.9" moniker and Westwood One Kool Gold network … [Read more...]

Simmons Acquires Missoula Stations

SImmons Media Spanish Peaks Montana Radio Trail 103.3 KDTR U104.5 KKVU 105.9 JackFM KYJK

Simmons Media is acquiring the three stations and two translators in Missoula, MT owned by Spanish Peaks Broadcasting. AAA "Trail 103.3" KDTR Florence, Hot AC "U104.5" KKVU Stevensville, Variety Hits "105.9 Jack-FM" KYJK Missoula, "ESPN Montana" 102.9 K275BS Missoula/KKVU-HD4 and 105.3 K287AW … [Read more...]

The Word Network Acquires WFDF Detroit

Word Network 910 WFDF Detroit 38 WADL Kevin Adell

Radio Disney has announced the sale of another one of their remaining stations. 910 WFDF Farmington Hills/Detroit will be transferred to Adell Broadcasting's The Word Network for $3 million. Run by Kevin Adell, The Word Network operates an Urban Gospel based television network carried on TV … [Read more...]

Classic Hip-Hop Enters St. Louis

Majic 100.3 The Beat KMJM St. Louis Throwback Classic Hip-Hop

iHeartMedia has brought the booming Classic Hip-Hop format to St. Louis on 100.3 KMJM Bridgeton, MO. The move replaces Urban AC "Majic 100.3" with "100.3 The Beat". This is the second time under the "Beat" branding for the frequency. As KATZ-FM, the station was known as "100.3 The Beat" until … [Read more...]

Idaho Wireless Adds Two More In Pocatello

Rock 102.5 KMGI Pocatello Idaho Wireless 930 KSEI

Idaho Wireless Corporation is expanding its Pocatello, ID cluster with the purchase of two stations from Pacific Empire Radio. Classic Rock 102.5 KMGI and "CBS Sports 930" KSEI will join an Idaho Wireless Corporation cluster including Country 93.7 KZBQ, Hot AC 104.1 KORR, Classic Country 1290 … [Read more...]

A Gift For Marquette

Gift 106 WKQS-HD 106.1 W291CJ Marquette Great lakes Radio

Great Lakes Radio has launched 106.1 W291CJ Marquette, MI with Christmas Music as "106.1 the Gift". Great Lakes acquired W291CJ along with two other translators on Michigan's Upper Peninsula from Educational Media Foundation earlier this month for $1. The launch coincides with the translator's … [Read more...]