It has been a very quiet month on the format change front and because of that on the domain registration end, but we look at potential launches coming to Corpus Christi, Grand Island, Laughlin and more.
A change is imminent at Press Communications Hot AC "Fun 107.1" WWZY Long Branch and Soft Oldies "99.7 The Island" WBHX Tuckerton NJ. The stations are promoting a "Huge Announcement" for Friday, March 3 at 5:00pm Also coming changes in Cape May NJ and Spokane WA.
Nearly a year after we first reported on the domain registration, Meruelo Media has broken apart the simulcast of Classic Hip-Hop 93.5 KDAY Rendondo Beach and 93.5 KDEY-FM Ontario CA. After a day of stunting with a loop of Guns ‘N Roses “Welcome To The Jungle”, KDEY flipped to Urban “Wild 93.5” at 9:30am. Positioned as “The IE’s #1 For Hip-Hop and R&B”, the new format goes up against iHeartMedia Rhythmic CHR 99.1 KGGI. The “Wild” branding and Hip-Hop format was previously utilized in the Riverside/San Bernardino market by what its now 96.1 KRQB San Jacinto from 2004-2007. Update 3/23/2016: Meruelo has been granted an STA for 93.5 KDEY-FM Ontario that partially gives away their plans. KDEY-FM filed an STA to operate at reduced...Read More
iHeartMedia is preparing to launch a new "Vibe" in Columbus. Plus potential changes coming in Panama City and Oklahoma.
Another domain for Rock "106.7 The D" WDTW-FM Detroit, an interesting CBS domain, and more Country for Myrtle Beach?
Is someone planning on launching a new Spoken Word FM in Detroit? Or are they trying to push CBS to make a move of WWJ to FM? Also domains for San Antonio, Springfield, Lafayette, and possibly Boston.
On the heels of CBS flipping CHR "Hot 95.7" KKHH Houston to Adult Hits "95.7 The Spot", the dominoes are starting to fall into place as another station prepares a change. Also a number of domains for 97.7 Boston as it prepares to debut its new format.
Something's going on at two of CBS Radio's stations in Houston. Where does Entercom plan an "Oldies 97.7"? And will the Sun set on an AC in Columbus GA?
New registrations for West Palm Beach and Jacksonville FL, Frederick and Hagerstown MD, St. George UT, and Cookeville TN is this Domain Insight report.
Salem is preparing to bring Christian AC "The River" back to Louisville and other domain registrations for Jacksonville, Norfolk, and Palm Springs.
A new Urban for Oklahoma City? A format move in Evansville? That and more in this edition of Daily Domains.