Soon-to-be CW affiliate WBSF Channel 46 Bay City fired up its new transmitter earlier this week, just in time for the debut of the new CW network on Monday. WBSF will likely be the last new full-power analog television station to ever sign on in Michigan - and one of the last in the USA with the coming conversion to digital broadcasting for TV.
WWCK PD Exits: BRIAN "FIG" FIGULA exits the PD post of CUMULUS Top 40 WWCK/FLINT. No replacement has been announced. (Mon9/11)
MacDonald Broadcasting Names Mike Scot OM: MACDONALD BROADCASTING/LANSING/SAGINAW, MI names KCDU (CD 101.7 THE BEACH)/MONTEREY, CA PD MIKE SCOT for OM duties covering Country WKCQ, Adult Variety WMJO, and AC WSAM. MIKE starts on MONDAY (9/25). (Tue 9/12)
Just Bob Named WWCK APD/MD: CUMULUS Top 40 WWCK/FLINT night slammer JUST BOB has been promoted to APD/MD, effective 9/16. In an exclusive interview, JUST BOB reacted with a hearty "Boo Yah!" (Thu 9/14)
The testosterone level just shot up at sports talk WTRX-AM (1330). The infamous and hugely popular "The Opie & Anthony Show" is on the air. It began in the 6-9 a.m. Wednesday. It replaces "The Big Show," a good move since that Michigan-oriented program wasn't very interesting and didn't really fit the format well. "O&A," known for outrageous stunts and taste-challenging comedy, should go over well on a station that caters to that beer-swilling, babe-loving, stat-obsessed male demo (of which I am occasionally a part)... National 'Opie & Anthony Show' joins WTRX lineup (Fri 9/15)