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May 03, 2005

Air America's WKRP (ratings) in Cincinnati

The ratings at WCKY - Air America's outlet in Cincinnati - are lower than they were a year ago. At the time, WCKY was an oldies station.

Total listeners for Winter 2005: WCKY ranked 19th with a 1.0 share. Last year, they got 1.3. Jerry Springer did slightly better than the other AAR shows.

According to the operations manager for the four Cincy Clear Channel stations: "The radio station isn't performing as good as I'd like to see it... But it's the first (ratings) book and you have to wait a good six months to get a real trend on it. I'm not discouraged by it. AM audiences take a long time to build..."

Details in "Rock music doing better than Springer".

The article also includes the following:

Already, Springer's show has changed. Disappearing from the air after two months is Springer's long-time friend and sidekick Jene Galvin, who was initially an on-air presence. Parks said Galvin now works behind the scenes on the show.

If you read the first comment in the post "Megan Hils obsessive about social security", now you understand everything.

Posted in Meta at May 3, 2005 12:58 AM


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