In a post on ArtBell.com yesterday, Bell stated that he is walking away due to threats against him that are affecting his family. Over the past several weeks there have apparently been multiple gun shot incidents in and around Bell’s studios in Pahrump, NV.
Midnight In The Desert was intended to only be available as a webcast when announced. The show launched with sixteen terrestrial affiliates and was up to 54 ranging from Cumulus’ 790 KABC Los Angeles to and LPFM in Chattaroy WA. The show will continue to be offered with producer Heather Wade taking over as host.