iHeartMedia’s Fox Sports Radio has announced it has signed 12-3pm eastern host Jay Mohr to a new, long-term contract.
FOX Sports Radio today announced a new long-term agreement with Jay Mohr, national radio host, actor and comedian.
As part of the agreement, Mohr will continue hosting Jay Mohr Sports, which launched into national syndication with FOX Sports Radio in January 2013 and currently broadcasts on more than 150 stations nationwide, including the following top markets: Los Angeles, Houston, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Miami, Phoenix, San Diego and Tampa.
Since its launch, the program’s AQH audience has increased 92% (Source: Nielsen Audio, SP’14 vs. SP’13, Nationwide, Exact Times, AQH, P 12+, Week of 9/22/14 vs. 1/7/13)
“I’m so happy to be on the air with FOX Sports Radio and iHeartMedia for years to come,” shared Mohr. “I have always been a huge sports fan, and obviously, I have a difficult time keeping my mouth shut. Now, for three hours a day, in upwards of 150 cities, it’s actually my job. This is a dream come true for me. The old cliché is true –
“Jay’s unique, lightning fast, high energy sports talk program is unique, interesting, funny and fun,” stated Bruce Gilbert, Premiere Networks SVP of Sports Operations. “We’re ecstatic that he has agreed to continue with us for several years to come.”
Broadcasting from the FOX Sports Radio’s Los Angeles studios, Jay Mohr Sports features the latest sports news, in addition to conversations with top athletes, comedians and celebrities. The live, daily sports talk and entertainment program is highlighted by Mohr’s trademark comedic style and unique perspective as a multimedia star, coupled with his engaging personality and interaction with the many passionate and fanatic Mohrriors. Fans of Jay Mohr Sports can tune in Monday through Friday from noon to 3 p.m. ET, or 24/7 on the Jay Mohr Sports station on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s industry-leading digital radio platform.