Robert Feder is reporting that WCKG is expected to flip to an Adult Contemporary format, which could occur anytime between 7 p.m. Friday and 5 a.m. Monday. The format would target women 25-54, and would put it in direct competition with WLIT-FM. WLIT is expected to flip to Christmas music sometime in the next few weeks. Last year, WLIT flipped […]
WCKG holds Chicago hostage: Day 13 Garry Meier, Opie & Anthony out as of today Garry Meier announced on his morning show that today was his and everyone else’s last day at WCKG except for Steve Dahl. The moves also mean that the syndicated Opie & Anthony Show will have to find a new home in Chicago (which is not […]
Free FM is almost officially done with the next-to-last Fraud FM station, WKRK-FM in Detroit flipping to sports and simulcasting WXYT-AM. This means that the Opie and Anthony Morning Show is gone from that station, too. Meanwhile, CBS’ Pittsburgh FM Talk outlet is toast as well. The last Free FM station remaining is KLSX-FM, Los Angeles.
Despite the fact that Opie & Anthony made cruel sex references to Condi Rice, Queen Elizabeth, and First Lady Laura Bush on the XM-only portion of their radio show, CBS Radio has decided not to suspend the duo since the comments didn’t air on that portion of the program. Opie & Anthony airs weekdays from 5 to 8 a.m. on […]
The TV Upfronts are hardly generating any interest, and once again, the TV industry is being upstaged by a dying medium whose “stars” mouth off at the wrong place at the wrong time! Guess the TV business isn’t the hottest place to be right now. You think it’s time for Janet to flash another breast? [Fred Flintstone voice:] Oh boy… […]
Most useless interview of the day: Inside Radio interviews Mancow Muller. Meanwhile, All Access is reporting that Opie & Anthony this morning declared war on Mancow, for among other things losing stations in Chicago and Des Moines, and the use of staged phone calls (doesn’t every radio show in America do that?)