The end of syndication distribution of the 24/7 Comedy network by Clear Channel has led to multiple format changes across the country. Tyler Media’s 1560 KEBC Del City/92.9 K225BN Oklahoma City has shifted to Sports as “The Franchise 2” utilizing NBC Sports Radio and expanding the brand of sister 107.7 KRXO. “Funny 1440” KFNY Riverside, CA is now more as the station shifts to News/Talk “IE 1440“. 1370 WJIP Ellenville, NY reverts to a simulcast of sister News/Talk 1450 WKIP Poughkeepsie. In Salisbury, MD, Clear Channel is moving the Sports “Fox Sports 1470” programming from 1470 WJDY to 960 WTGM. This returns the Sports format to the frequency it appeared on until the launch of 24/7 Comedy in 2012. 1470 WJDY is now airing Bloomberg Busin...[Read More]
Tyler Media’s 1560 KEBC Del City/Oklahoma City has dropped its longtime Radio Disney affiliation and switched to Comedy programming utilizing the 24/7 Comedy Network. “Comedy 1560” operates with 1kw daytime and 250 watts at night. As we reported last week, a translator has applied to increase its signal into Oklahoma City and bring KEBC’s programming to FM.
Update 7/17: As the filings for these sales make their way to the FCC Database, we see that Tyler Media will pay Renda $40 Million for its four stations and receive $1.6 Million from WPA Radio for KTLR and KKNG. Original Report 7/16: Renda Broadcasting has sold its Oklahoma City cluster to Tyler Media. The sale brings together Renda’s News/Talk 1520 KOKC, Classic Hits 92.5 KOMA, AC “Magic 104.1” KMGL, and Classic Rock 107.7 KRXO together with Tyler’s “Radio Disney 1560” KEBC, Country “93.3 Jake-FM” KJKE, Regional Mexican “La Z 106.7” KTUZ, and two television stations. In order to get under the mandated limits for stations owned in a market, Tyler will spinoff “Community Talk” 890 KTLR/94.1 K231BH and Classic Country ...[Read More]