Category Archives: Programming Updates

CBS turning right?

This could be BIG. CBS radio tried out “hot talk” with Free FM which was a dismal failure.   If you run down the CBS owned & operated stations, CBS has been allergic to any kind of  “right wing” talk radio.  … Continue reading

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Alex Jones / Jeff Rense feud

Okay, I admit it.   I totally missed this story.   I fell behind keeping track of the big conspiracy. http://www.dailypaul.com/node/88061 That’s from Ron Paul’s web site.   Alex Jones and Jeff Rense both were syndicated by GCN (Genesis Communications Network), which syndicates … Continue reading

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Melanie Morgan Debut Today

Washington Times has hired Melanie Morgan to co-host their morning news show.  The Washington Times is a significantly Conservative publication (they also publish Insight Magazine). Melanie Morgan used to co-host the morning show in KSFO with Lee Morgan, but was let go … Continue reading

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Exploring Sirius and XM Online

CAUTION:  I’ve only been using Sirius/XM online for 3 days.  Don’t make any purchase decision  based on my experience.   When I did a “dry run” of subscribing to XM Online, it directed me to sign up for Sirius online, which has … Continue reading

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Final show of Bob Costas

This is the final weekend of the Bob Costas weekend show on Premiere Radio.  The show is a recorded interview show, so no idea if he has a special “last show” planned. The list of stations still carrying the show … Continue reading

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Melanie Morgan hits the big time

This is a BIG deal. You may not have heard of Melanie Morgan unless you live in California.  She is a “lib who saw the light” Conservative who worked for quite a while on KSFO in San Francisco co-hosting a … Continue reading

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Rise of the Phoenix

 She’s back!!!! Just when I thought Randi Rhodes was about to fade into radio history (after abruptly leaving first bankrupt Air America and then bankrupt NovaM), Randi Rhodes has a new job – and it’s a biggie. According to Tom … Continue reading

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It’s schedule change day!

You will find that many stations have changed their schedules today, or switched formats.  The reason is this is the start of the new ratings period for radio.  It wasn’t your imagination if you noticed a lot of hosts took … Continue reading

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Peter B is out

Peter B Collins has announced to his audience that he  has decided to end his show effective this Friday.   Peter B. had been syndicated by failed Nova M.  He did not pick up a new syndicator and was only streamed on KKGN … Continue reading

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