Following the removal of Bubba The Love Sponge last week, Beasley Media Rock “96 K-Rock” 96.1 WRXK-FM Bonita Springs/Fort Myers FL has announced the addition of the Dave & Chuck The Freak Show based at sister 101.1 WRIF Detroit.
Beasley Media Group, LLC., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces the company’s Detroit-based WRIF-FM Dave & Chuck the Freak Morning Show will now be simulcast weekday morning from 6AM-10:30AM on WRXK-FM/96 k-rock in Ft. Myers and Naples, Florida beginning on Monday, July 16, 2018.
The Dave & Chuck the Freak Morning Show, known for its unique style of humor and banter, along with heavy social media interaction with fans, will provide wicked laughs and entertainment weekday mornings for Southwest Florida listeners.
Dave Hunter and Charles Urquhart (along with show member Lisa Way) began working together in April of 2001 on Windsor, Canada’s 89X (CIMX 88.7 FM) until November of 2012. The show officially debuted on the WRIF-FM airwaves in May of 2013. Since then, they’ve added Cohost Andy Green, Producer James Campbell and Video Editor Jason Watson.
“We are pleased to have some of the finest personalities in the rock format within our company and Dave & Chuck are among the best of the best,” said Beasley Media Group Executive Vice President of Programming Justin Chase. “The type of content that they deliver has proven success in this market and I have no doubt this show will be a winner in Fort Myers.”
“96 k-rock has a history of having the best Rock Radio morning shows in America,” said Vice President and Market Manager Brad Beasley. “We continue the tradition by bringing Dave and Chuck the Freak show to Southwest Florida and are excited to share their unique brand of humor and entertainment on the station with our dedicated listeners.”
“We are thrilled to be heading south to air on 96 k-rock,” said Dave Hunter. “It’s exciting to have the folks in Fort Myers & Naples be able to join in on the Dave and Chuck the Freak party we have every morning.”