Following the exit of Mike Catherwood, Cumulus Media has appointed Lauren Sivan as the new co-host of Dr. Drew Midday Live on 790 KABC Los Angeles and 810 KGO San Francisco. Sivan most recently served as an anchor and reporter for “Fox 11” KTTV Los Angeles and has also worked at Fox News Channel as a producer and and anchor. She also has filled in regularly at KABC and hosted “KABC Friday Night Special” in 2016. Dr. Drew Midday Live airs from 12-3pm on KABC and 1-3pm on KGO. Cumulus Media announces that Los Angeles television anchor, reporter and pop culture observer, Lauren Sivan, joined nationally known medical expert and media personality Dr. Drew Pinsky as Co-Host of the daily News Talk radio show, Dr. Drew Midday Live with Lauren Sivan. The three-hour program d...[Read More]
LARadio.com reports that ‘Psycho’ Mike Catherwood has exited Cumulus Talk 790 KABC’s “Dr. Drew Midday Live” coinciding with the show’s syndication to 810 KGO San Francisco. Catherwood had co-hosted Midday Live with Dr. Drew Pinsky since the show’s debut in January 2015. He co-hosted the syndicated Loveline with Pinsky from March 2010-March 2016. Former KTTV-TV reporter Lauren Sivan has been filling in as Pinsky’s co-host.
Cumulus Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles is applying to modify its facilities at its future tower sites as its current one is soon to be demolished.
Dr. Drew Pinsky announced on this morning’s Kevin & Bean show on CBS Alternative 106.7 KROQ Los Angeles that the syndicated Loveline will end its run on Thursday, April 28. Pinksy joined what was the “Ask A Surgeon” on KROQ DJ Poorman’s show in 1984 before quickly becoming a co-host in what was retitled Loveline. Poorman was replaced as co-host by Riki Rachtman in 1993 and joined by Adam Carolla in 1995 around the time it went into national syndication leading to Rachtman’s departure a few months later. Carolla would leave at the end of 2005 for his syndicated morning show and Pinsky would later be joined by Stryker and later ‘Psycho Mike’ Catherwood as co-hosts. Pinsky and Catherwood will continue their midday show on Cumulus’ 790 KABC ...[Read More]
Following the exit of Marko Radlovic in June, Cumulus Media has hired Dawn Girocco as its new VP/Market Manager in Los Angeles. Girocco has worked throughout the Los Angeles market in her career and was most recently General Sales Manager for iHeartMedia’s “Real 92.3” KRRL, “Alt 98.7” KYSR, and 102.7 KIIS-FM. She has also served as VP/Director of Sales for CBS Radio Los Angeles, SVP/Advertising for the Los Angeles Times, and GM of “Indie 103.1” KDLD/KDLE. Her role overseeing Classic Rock 95.5 KLOS and Talk 790 KABC will begin on Monday, August 18. Cumulus Media announces that it has named 20-year Los Angeles media sales executive Dawn Girocco as Vice President/Market Manager for its Los Angeles radio operations. Girocco was formerly General Sales M...[Read More]
One week after exiting the Market Manager position for Cumulus Los Angeles, Marko Radlovic is joining Spanish Broadcasting Systems as SVP/West Coast Regional Manager overseeing “Mega 96.3” KXOL and “La Raza 97.9” KLAX Los Angeles and “La Raza 93.3” KRZZ San Francisco. This marks a return to SBS for Radlovic, who previously spent a decade at the company including two terms as corporate Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, VP/Sales and General Manager of the two Los Angeles stations. SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. (“SBS”) today announced that Marko Radlovic has been named Senior Vice President and West Coast Regional Manager, supervising all operations at KLAX-FM and KXOL-FM in Los Angeles and KRZZ-FM i...[Read More]
Doug McIntyre, morning host at Cumulus Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles will take over the 5pm hour on sister 770 WABC New York. “Right Now with Doug McIntyre” will take the place of “The Ride Home”. The hourlong program debuted in January 2014 hosted by NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan. Rita Cosby joined Kiernan as co-host last May and stayed as solo host following Kiernan’s exit this January. Cosby will stay with WABC as a host of a weekly Sunday show starting March 8. LARadio.com reports that McIntyre will host the WABC show from his home studio in Calabassas, CA. McIntyre previously hosted a 5am hour show for WABC in 2009 and originated the syndicated Red Eye Radio show. News Talk Radio 77 WABC (“Where New York Comes to Talk”) announces that Rita Cosby will hos...[Read More]
Cumulus Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles has completed it schedule revamp as it moves away from politics towards general Talk. Doug McIntyre will remain in the 5-9am timeslot followed by all new programs over the next nine hours. Judge Cristina Perez takes over the 9am-12pm slot replacing Bryan Suits. The host of multiple television courtroom programs, will focus on topical events in the Southern California region. The previously announced “Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood” will air from 12-3pm. Jillian Barberie and John Phillips moves from 12-3pm to 3-6pm as “Midday LA” is renamed “The Drive Home”. Mark Levin from 6-9pm and Peter Tilden from 9pm-12am stay in place. TalkRadio 790 KABC announces a refined lineup for the new year, building on the success...[Read More]
As part of a deal that will see Westwood One take over distribution of Loveline, Cumulus Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles will launch Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood in January. As part of the deal Loveline will be added on 35 Cumulus stations including Alternative 101.1 WKQX Chicago, AAA 104.5 KFOG San Francisco, Classic Rock “Rock 100.5” WNNX Atlanta, and Active Rock “93X” KXXR Minneapolis. Loveline will continue to be heard in Los Angeles on CBS Alternative 106.7 KROQ. Cumulus announces the launch of Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood airing weekdays in Los Angeles on TalkRadio 790 KABC beginning early January. As part of Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood’s expanded relationship with Cumulus, the company’s Westwood One syndication division also will begin sy...[Read More]
Larry Elder has exited Cumulus Conservative Talk 790 KABC Los Angeles. As first reported last night by Tom Leykis after all references to Elder were wiped from the station’s website, Elder departs KABC after two tenures. He first joined the station for afternoons in 1994 where he remained until December 2008. From 2002 until 2007 his program was syndicated nationally via ABC Radio Networks. Elder then returned to the station in September 2010 in the 9am to 12pm slot before returning to afternoon drive the following year. Elder has not commented on his departure from KABC outside of tweeting that he will be continuing his show today on his website. Elderados, not to worry. I'll be doing the show LIVE at the usual time 3p to 6p (pacific). Just go to http://t.co/sfQBggKr2L. Talk lat...[Read More]