Detroit Free Press:
WXYT-AM (1270) is launching a revamped news-talk format on Sept. 12, representatives announced today. The lineup will include Charlie Langton, the colorful lawyer-commentator who's become a fixture on shows like "The Edge" on WJBK-TV (Fox 2) as morning host, followed by a string of syndicated commentators, including well-known conservative voices Glenn Beck and Laura Ingraham.
Full story: WXYT-AM (1270) to switch out sports for conservative-leaning talk (Mon, 8/22)
WXYT 1270-AM is moving from sports talk to conservative talkbeginning Sept. 12. Charlie Langton, the fast-talking and bombastic legal contributor on Fox 2, will host the morning show (6-9), the only local show planned.
Full story: WXYT 1270 shifting to conservative talk, will still air game broadcasts (Mon, 8/22)
Longtime GREATER MEDIA Rocker WCSX/DETROIT night slammer STEVE KOSTAN has been inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME. THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM has just unveiled a complete museum redesign telling the story of rock and roll in a more linear fashion. The entire museum's technology has been updated, including the interactive kiosk "On the Air: Rock and Roll and Radio."
Full story: WCSX's Steve Kostan Inducted Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (Mon, 8/22)
The Tigers and Lions went at it in the TV ratings Friday night, and there was one clear-cut winner: Metro Detroit, which proved again that it's one of the country's best sports towns.
Full story: Tigers, Lions star on TV (Mon, 8/22)
Lansing State Journal:
For local TV newscasts, this is a week of big changes. At WLNS (Channel 6), there's a sleek new set, a sleek new anchorman, the departure of some people (Lisa Byington, Darren Cunningham) and arrival of others. There's also a jump in morning ratings. At WILX (Channel 10), new reporters are coming and there's a chance to widen the evening lead.
Full story: Local TV newscasts undergoing big changes (Mon, 8/22)