CBS has teamed with Cumulus to launch “CBS Sports Radio” on January 2, 2013. Fourteen CBS Sports formatted stations will contribute programming and content to the 24/7 network. The programming will include live talk shows around the clock with listener calls and interaction. CBS states it will have a prominent roles on the network for personalities from CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network, and CBSSports.com. Affiliates will be given the opportunity to regionalize their lineup by selecting programs from other CBS or Cumulus Sports formatted stations. Cumulus Media Networks will be the exclusive syndicator and sales partner of the network. Programming will commence on September 4 as the network will be begin operatings newscasts and updates for affiliating stations. The fourteen Sport...[Read More]
CBS Radio will break up its AM/FM Sports simulcast on Monday, September 12. 1270 WXYT will split from airing the programming of “97.1 The Ticket” WXYT-FM and launch a Talk lineup as “TalkRadio 1270“. The new lineup will include: 6am – Charlie Langton (locally originating) 9am – Glenn Beck 12pm – Laura Ingraham 3pm – Todd Schnitt 6pm – Jason Lewis 9pm – Rusty Humphries The station will air a block of home improvement shows on the weekends and continue to air overflow play-by-play programming from The Ticket.