WTAR To Drop Comedy For News/Talk/Sports Mix
Sinclair Communications will flip “Comedy 850” WTAR Norfolk to a mix of News, Talk and Sports on Monday, January 27.
VARTV.com shares the audio of the announcement on sister News/Talk 790 WNIS of the change. WTAR’s lineup will feature Wall Street Journal This Morning from 6-9am, Fox Sports Radio’s Dan Patrick from 9am-12pm and Jay Mohr Sports from 12pm-3pm, and Cumulus Media Network’s Michael Savage from 3-6pm.
WTAR’s Comedy format registered a 1.0 share in the December 2013 PPM ratings.