Tag: Don Imus

True Oldies Channel replaces Fox Sports & Bloomberg Biz on WNRS

UTICA-ROME -- The syndicated "True Oldies Channel" is back in the market -- this time, at Arjuna Broadcasting's 1420 WNRS Herkimer.  The format replaces a unique "split" schedule which featured a combination of sports and business talk from two different networks.

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Sporting News Radio Rebrands as Yahoo! Sports Radio

Updated 8/2 - SUNNYVALE, CA -- Over 180 "Sporting News Radio" affiliates across the country, including Syracuse's The Score 1260 (WSKO) are now affiliates of "Yahoo! Sports Radio."  The rebranding was announced this morning and took effect immediately.  But in Central New York, the changes might not be too noticeable.

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WNRS Loses ESPN; Rebrands as "The Fox," Unique Hybrid Format

UTICA-ROME -- Today's shift of ESPN Radio over to Galaxy Communications stations in Syracuse and Utica-Rome has had another impact on competitors.  Arjuna Broadcasting's WNRS 1420 shifts to a hybrid format of Fox Sports Radio during the day and Bloomberg Financial Radio in the evening.

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Citadel Confirms New WNSS Lineup; Also Lite Rock Going FM Talk

SYRACUSE -- Big news from the Citadel camp on James Street this afternoon: the station confirms WNSS will remain a sports-talker branded as "The Score 1260" as of March 5th. Even more of a surprise: Lite Rock 105.9 will be flipped to an FM talk format, branded as "105.9 The Big Talker."

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WHEN to Replace Imus on March 5

SYRACUSE -- Less than a year after he was reinstated to morning drive -- following a two-year absence in the market -- syndicated talker Don Imus will once again be dropped from the lineup at WHEN.

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Imus Gets New TV Simulcasting Deal

NEW YORK CITY -- Don Imus will be back on TV again very soon.  The syndicated morning radio host's show will be simulcast by the Fox Business Network, beginning October 5th.  As part of the deal, radio listeners can expect to hear "The I-Man" talking money a little more often.

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Keeler Back to Mornings on WXUR, Imus Moves to WNRS

UTICA-ROME -- After more than a year and a half on afternoon drive, market fixture Bill Keeler is headed back to his old stomping grounds -- morning drive -- effective tomorrow.  The announcement was made this evening live on WXUR, and at the weekly "Saranac Thursday" party, outside the F.X. Matt Brewery in Utica.

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Don Imus Returning to WHEN

SYRACUSE -- Two years and a day after Don Imus was fired by CBS Radio for making racist remarks on the air, the nationally-syndicated morning man will be returning to his former Syracuse affiliate, SportsRadio 620 WHEN.

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Don Imus Battling Prostate Cancer

NEW YORK CITY - Longtime syndicated morning show host Don Imus is battling prostate cancer.  The 68-year-old made the announcement on his show this morning.

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Imus in Hot Water Again?

Don Imus is once again in the hot seat, defending comments he made during his nationally syndicated show Monday morning -- comments which some are saying, were racist in nature.  Imus explains that wasn't his intent, and at least one prominent blogger takes his word for it.  Imus is heard locally on 92.7 The Drive […]

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