In San Francisco, Clear Channel and Cumulus agree – Limbaugh, Hannity and Beck belong on KSFO (560).I guess the fans of Limbaugh, et. al., aren't so into the gasbags that they were willing to follow them to another station.
Friday’s announcement implies that both companies are better off with what they call the “radio trifecta” returning to Cumulus-owned talk KSFO – and that at least in San Francisco, CC’s takeaway of its Premiere talk trio just didn’t work for anybody. Clear Channel’s “Patriot 960” KNEW did a 0.7 share (age 6+) in the March Nielsens, then slipped to a 0.5 share by August. Listeners just weren’t finding their favorites, and Cumulus-owned KSFO wasn’t thriving, either. (It did a 2.1 back in March and now pulls a 1.7 share.)
Monday, September 08, 2014
According to Tom Taylor NOW, the switch I noted below is all about ratings:
Posted by Steve J. at 2:02 PM