Tag Archives: The Lite

Turn out “The Lite”, the party’s over

WLIT becomes “My 93.9 FM” Clear Channel-owned WLIT-FM didn’t need the late “Dandy” Don Meredith to turn off “The Lite”: they practically took the bulb out of the [..]

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T Dog’s Grab Bag: Julian Nieh exits B96

Another all-local edition of the Grab Bag… including an item on a possible sale of some downstate TV stations: – Julian Nieh, one half of the duo of [..]

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WLIT launches new live and local morning show

Sean Valentine, we hardly knew ye. Correcting yet another mistake in the all-important morning drive slot, Adult Contemporary WLIT – the official music station of your local office [..]

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DreXed out

In a surprise move – or maybe not considering his ratings were declining, Clear Channel’s Contemporary Hit WKSC-FM (103.5 FM, better known as Kiss FM) dropped its morning [..]

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Arbitron PPMs results for February – Mainstream AC not cool with Chicago listeners

(Updated at 23:59) Note: These are based on 6+ numbers only. Also, check out yours truly’s rant on our town’s AC stations below – they need to have [..]

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Chicago PPM September results

Back to school, fool! Last month’s radio PPM results from Arbitron: (Remember, these are based only on 6+ numbers:) Winners: WOJO-FM, WGCI-FM, WDRV-FM (The Drive), WKSC-FM (Kiss), WILV-FM. [..]

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Melissa Forman out at WLIT

WGN wins July PPM survey overall; WTMX dominated 25-54s; Rock stations and WKSC gains; WLS-AM declines. The second time isn’t so great after all. Clear Channel’s WLIT-FM has [..]

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Chicago PPMs for March

Winners: WBBM-AM, WLS-AM & FM, The Drive (WDRV-FM), The Mix (WTMX-FM) Honorable Mention: Power 92 (WPWX-FM), WNUA-FM, WVIV-FM Losers: WGCI-FM, WFMT Analysis: WBBM continued to ride the top [..]

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WBBM-AM rides on top in February

Chicago February PPM results (keep in mind this survey is based on the 6+ demo): Winners: WBBM-AM, WDRV-AM, WLIT-FM (The Lite), WKSC-FM (Kiss), WVIV-FM Surprise – they’re moving [..]

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Chicago’s January PPM results

WBBM-AM big winner These are based on Persons 6+ numbers. Winners: WBBM-AM, WLS-AM and FM, Love FM (WILV-FM), WGRB-AM, The Drive (WDRV-FM), US99 (WUSN-FM) Honorable Mention: The Mix [..]

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Chicago PPM results for December

Since this survey is an anomaly because of the Holidays (a.k.a. skewed because of Christmas music), we’ll refrain from the listing the winners and losers. But that doesn’t [..]

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WLIT rocks around the PPM tree in December

Winners: WLIT-FM (The Lite), WBBM-AM, WVAZ-FM (V103) Losers: Well, since this month’s survey is an anomaly because of Christmas music, let’s give this a pass. WLIT dominated the [..]

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Chicago PPM results for November (updated)

The results from November’s PPMs are here, just three days after the radio ratings period ended. Isn’t it great to get results like this so quick? (Just don’t [..]

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

WLIT-FM is expected to switch to an all-Christmas format beginning tomorrow at 8:30 a.m. The date this year is later than it was in 2007 (Nov. 2) and [..]

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WKTI kicked to curb

A poignant part of Milwaukee’s call letters is history. WKTI-FM dropped its Hot AC format today and flipped to adult hits “The New 94.5 The Lake”, an obvious [..]

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