Dick Broadcasting has flipped Classic Hip-Hop “G105.5” 1450 WWHK /105.5 W288DK Myrtle Beach SC to Classic Country “105.5 Hank-FM“. The station enters a crowded Country battlefield in the market that already includes three current based stations: iHeartMedia’s top ranked “Gator 107.9” WGTR-FM, Cumulus’ “Nash-FM 106.5” WLFF, and Colonial Media + Entertainment’s “Carolina Country 93.9” WMIR. The launch took place at 3pm today following a brief stunt loop of Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road”. W288DK had been off the air from last Fall until April due to a wind damaged tower. The company is trying to redirect the former formats listeners to sister CHR “Energy 92.1” WMYB by featuring blocks of throwbacks over the holiday weekend.
After a couple days of stunting with television theme songs and the a loop of Dr. Dre/Snoop Dogg’s “Nothing But A ‘G Thang”, Alpha Media launched Classic Hip-Hop “G105.5” 1450 WRNN/105.5 W288DK Myrtle Beach SC at 10:55am. “Myrtle Beach’s Throwback Station” creates a local competitor to Cumulus Media Urban “98.5 Kiss-FM” WDAI in a market lacking its own Urban AC. Alpha Media, Myrtle Beach announced the launch of G 105.5 “Myrtle Beach’s The Throwback Station!” WRNN-AM 1450/105.5, previously ESPN, will play your favorite throwbacks like The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Destiny’s Child and many more. Energy 92.1 Program Director, Zack Williams commented on the announcement, “We’re crazy excited to bring throwback...[Read More]
Next Media has flipped 1450 WRNN Myrtle Beach from a simulcast of sister News/Talk 99.5 WRNN-FM Socastee to Sports running the national “ESPN Radio” feed. The move returns the network to Myrtle Beach for the first time since January when Cumulus shifted “100.3 The Team” WSEA to CBS Sports Radio for that network’s launch. In addition to carrying the 24/7 programming feed from ESPN Radio on 1450, the Mike & Mike Show will also air in mornings on sister Modern Rock 96.1 WKZQ. The show replaces the syndicated Free Beer & Hot Wings on 96.1.