106.1 Richmond

Sports 106.1 Debuts In Richmond

After a day of stunting with music themed around the word “Move”, SummitMedia flipped 106.1 W291CL/WURV-HD2 Richmond VA to Sports at 12pm today. “Sports 106.1” is utilizing programming from CBS Sports Radio around the clock. The new format joins iHeartMedia’s “Fox Sports 910” WRNL and Urban One’s recently acquired “ESPN Richmond” 950 WXGI/102.7 W274BX in the format. Original Report 6/26: SummitMedia has pulled the plug on CHR “Hot 106.1” W291CL/WURV-HD2 Richmond VA and is currently stunting with songs featuring “Move” in the title. Titles such as Billy Joel’s “Moving Out”, All-American Rejects’ “Move Along”, and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger” are being p...[Read More]

WURV Comes Clean Over Christmas Stunt

Update 6:10pm: After 12 hours of stunting with Christmas music, “103.7 Play” returned to its regular format. Just like any good stunt WURV knew to hold on just long enough before wearing out its welcome. 103.7 Play's Christmas Surprise… You guys are the BEST!!! Thank you for letting us "PLAY" with you today! We hope you had a great time getting your fa la la and holly jolly jingles on 🙂 To everyone who knew we were having fun, you are smart (Christmas) cookies – and, well, there are a few of you that belong on Santa's naughty list for those potty mouths! We love you RVA and will always maintain that 103.7 Play listeners are the best in the city! :)PS: If you still want Christmas music, don't forget next Friday 10/16 is our annual Play For Pi...[Read More]

Easy 100.9 Richmond Debuts

Update 5/23: Summit Media launched Soft AC “Easy 100.9” at 8:00am. Cloned off of sister WEZZ Birmingham, the new format on WHTI positions the station against Clear Channel’s “Lite 98” WTVR-FM and Main Line’s “Big Oldies 107.3/100.3” WBBT/WARV. The first hour of Easy 97.3 consisted of: Commodores – Easy Police – Every Breath You Take Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine Lee Ann Rimes – How Do I Live Stevie Nicks/Don Henley – Leather And Lace Stevie Wonder – Isn’t She Lovely Samantha Sang – Emotion Sergio Mendes – Never Gong To Let You Go The Guess Who – These Eyes Wings – Silly Love Songs Jewel – You Were Meant For Me Styx – Babe Al Wilson – Show And Tell Bet...[Read More]