WGZO Drives To SC

SC103 SC 103 103.1 The Drive WVSC WGZO Hilton Head Beaufort Savannah

Update 2/21: WGZO flipped to Variety Hits "SC 103" WVSC at 5pm today.Using the familiar "We Play Everything" branding, the station is moving its focus from the whole Savannah/Hilton-Head market to just the South Carolina portion. The station's airstaff remains intact with Jeff 'T-Bone' Taylor in … [Read more...]

Rock Returns To New Orleans

Rock 96.3 New Orleans 99.5 WRNO-HD2 92.3 WRKN

Update 2/17: The predicted flip to Rock has become a reality as K242CE Meraux flipped to "Rock 96.3" at 12pm today.Launching with ACDC's "For Those About To Rock", the translator is now being fed by 99.5 WRNO-HD2 in order to connect the station with the heritage call letters connected to Rock in … [Read more...]

Game Time For 87.7 Chicago

87.7 The Game WGWG WGWG-LP WGNFM WGN.FM Chicago Harry Teinowitz Spike Manton Jonathan Brandmeier David Kaplan Howard Griffith Alex Quigley Cubs Blackhawks

Update 2/17: Confirming what we first reported, Tribune has officially announced it will launch Sports "87.7 The Game" WGWG-LP today at 1:02pm and has set its inaugural lineup.Listen to the launch of 87.7 The Game at FormatChange.com.As previously announced, Jonathan Brandmeier will air in … [Read more...]

Dinosaur Roams Into Syracuse

The Dinosaur Radio 103.9 WNDR Mexico Oswego 95.3 Syracuse

Update 1/20: After three and a half months of various stunts, 103.9 WNDR-FM Mexico/Oswego and 95.3 W237AY Dewitt/Syracuse debuted its new identity as Classic Hits "The Dinosaur".CNYRadio.com reports Nick Caplan will serve as Program Director and Morning Host for the station joined by newscaster … [Read more...]

Hits 97.3 Debuts In Miami

Hits 97.3 WFLC Miami KVJ Kevin Virginia Jason Y100

Update 1/17: At 10am, WFLC flipped to CHR "Hits 97.3".The Kevin, Virginia, and Jason morning show and the remainder of the airstaff will remain in place at WFLC with the change as the station places more of an emphasis in competing against Clear Channel's "Y100" WHYI.The station is … [Read more...]

B92.5 Launches In Sacramento Following KFBK-FM Move To 93.1

B92.5 Sacramento Country 92.5 Bobby Bones 93.1 KHLX 1530 KFBK

Update 1/10: As we first reported in late December, 92.5 will flip to Country "B92.5" at 5pm today. The station will launch with 10,000 songs in a row and feature Bobby Bones in mornings from 5-9am."Country music is the most exciting format in America today. Stars like Blake Shelton, Keith … [Read more...]

I95.7 Miami Debuts

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Update 1/6: 95.7 WXDJ flipped to Spanish Hot AC "I95" this morning. The station is positioned as "El Ritmo Romantico de Miami".The move places the station into competition with Univision's "Amor 107.5" WAMR and Clear Channel's "Mega 94.9" WMGE.The "I95" moniker was previously used in the … [Read more...]

Waco’s Beat Moves; Hot 104.9 Debuts

104.9 The Beat KWBT Waco 94.5 KBCT Edwards Media M&M

Update 1/1: "The Beat" has made its move from 104.9 to 94.5 as the LMA from Edward Graham shifts to the now former KBCT. With Graham taking the "Beat" format and moniker to 94.5, M&M has relaunched the 104.9 signal as competing Rhythmic CHR "Hot 104.9" KBHT.The Waco Tribune reports that KBHT … [Read more...]

93.7 The Beat Houston Launches

93.7 The Beat Houston

Update 12/31: After a couple of hours of stunting, KKRW flipped to Urban "93.7 The Beat" at 12pm today.Following Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" the station kicked off the new format with Beyonce & Jay-Z's "Drunk In Love", Destiny's Child "Soldier", and French Montana "Ain't Worried About … [Read more...]

Lite 95.7 Edmonton Shifts To Cruz

Lite 95.7 Cruz CruzFM CKEA Edmonton Great Songs Harvard Broadcasting

Update 12/27: CKEA came out of Christmas Music and flipped to Variety Hits "95.7 Cruz-FM" a little before 9:00am today.The new format is centered around Rock hits of the 80s and 90s and is promoting itself around its deep library. The station is launching with a promotion promising $10,000 if it … [Read more...]

Hot Country 94.7 Launches In Vero Beach

Hot Country 94.7 Rush Radio WPHR Gifford Vero Beach

Update 12/26: R&S Radio closed on its purchase of 94.7 WPHR on Christmas Eve and following a brief stunt looping the Macarena, launched "Hot Country 94.7" at noon today.Taking direct aim at Clear Channel's "Wave 92.7" WAVW, the station is emphasizing more music in the mornings than WAVW's Bobby … [Read more...]

Cruz Launches In Fort MacMurray

KRock K-Rock 100.5 Fort MacMurray Cruz FM CruzFM My 92.1 Regina Harvard Broadcasting

Update 12/26: CHFT completed its reconstruction and relaunched as Variety Hits "100.5 Cruz-FM" at 10:00am. The station is branding itself as "Fort Mac's Greatest Hits" with a mix of music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. The station's airstaff will debut on January 6.Original Report 12/22: Last week … [Read more...]

WEGI Rewinds Itself

Rewind 94.3 WRND-FM Clarksville 1370 WRND Fort Campbell Eagle WEGI Saga

Update 12/26: WEGI has shifted to Adult Hits "Rewind 94.3". Branded as 'Amazing Variety", the station is featuring music from the 70s, 80s and 90s.New call letters are on the way for the station as 1370 becomes WRND and 94.3 WRND-FM.Original Report 12/22: Is Saga Classic Hits "Eagle 94.3" … [Read more...]

Calgary’s Lite Becomes Kiss

Kiss 95.9 Lite CHFM Calgary Rogers Mookie Billie Jo

Update 12/26: CHFM came out of Christmas Music at 12am as "Kiss 95.9".The first hour of Kiss featured: Katy Perry - Roar The Fray - You Found Me Pink f/ Nate Reuss - Just Give Me A Reason Colbie Caillat - Brighter Than The Sun Walk Off The Earth - Gang Of Rhythm Natasha Bedingfield - … [Read more...]

ESPN On The Move In New Orleans

ESPN Radio 100.3 KLRZ Larose New Orleans Rajun Cajun

Update 12/19: KLRZ has announced it will make the switch to Sports on January 1.The station's lineup will feature ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike from 5-9am, Colin Cowherd from 9-11am, a local show hosted by Ken Friedlander from 11am to 1pm, Scott Van Pelt & Ryen Russillo from 1-3pm, a simulcast of … [Read more...]