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K-Rock unveils new location and lineup for 2013 Dysfunctional Family BBQ

K-Rock unveils new location and lineup for 2013 Dysfunctional Family BBQ

SYRACUSE — Rock fans, get ready to head north.  K-Rock’s Dysfunctional Family BBQ moves to the Oswego Speedway for its 7th year.  In addition to that new location, the trio of modern rock stations covering the Syracuse and Utica-Rome markets announced a lineup of six bands for the May 18 concert.  Tickets go on-sale this Saturday.Continue Reading

K-Rock hosts regain use of “The Show” name, other temporarily-banned items

K-Rock hosts regain use of “The Show” name, other temporarily-banned items

SYRACUSE — The show that prefers to call itself “The Show” wasn’t allowed to be “The Show” for the past 90 days.  But today, the expiration of a legal injunction allowed the morning crew at K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) to regain its identity as “The Show.”[More »]Continue Reading

Galaxy CEO criticizes radio’s downfalls in “Radio Ink” cover story

Galaxy CEO criticizes radio’s downfalls in “Radio Ink” cover story

SYRACUSE — Consolidation is always a controversial topic among broadcasters.  Galaxy CEO and President Ed Levine garnered plenty of praise this week when he criticized the overuse of the cost-cutting strategy, in an interview with Radio Ink, a national radio trade magazine.  In the article, he said consolidation is sending radio “backwards,” as many ownersContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

While We Were Out: K-Rock Hosts in Court; TV’s Mr. Food Dies

While We Were Out: K-Rock Hosts in Court; TV’s Mr. Food Dies

SYRACUSE — We’re back from some rest and relaxation out-of-town over Thanksgiving with a recap of two stories from the latter part of the week.  The legal action between K-ROCK’s morning hosts and their former employer appear to be over.  And television viewers are mourning the passing of longtime syndicated chef and upstate New YorkContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Rock Radio Rumble Update: New KROCK Ad Taunts 95X Manager

Rock Radio Rumble Update: New KROCK Ad Taunts 95X Manager

SYRACUSE — First, two guys left their morning show at Cumulus Media’s 95X (WAQX) and went to work across town at Galaxy’s KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL).  Next, Cumulus got upset and took the two guys to court.  Twice.  Although the two guys were banned from using phrases they coined at 95X, neither court blocked them from workingContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Court Denies 2nd Cumulus Attempt to Keep Hunter & Josh Off KROCK

Court Denies 2nd Cumulus Attempt to Keep Hunter & Josh Off KROCK

ROCHESTER — We didn’t think we’d be using our “Cumulus vs. The Show” graphic again until later in the month, but according to Galaxy Communications, the legal team at Cumulus Media has made a second attempt to force Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent off-the-air at Galaxy’s KROCK.  The pair has been doing mornings at KROCKContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Court Allows KROCK Hosts to Stay On-Air, But With Conditions

Court Allows KROCK Hosts to Stay On-Air, But With Conditions

Updated 6:00pm – SYRACUSE — Josh Grosvent and Hunter Scott will be allowed to continue hosting mornings for KROCK stations in the Syracuse (WKRL/WKRH) and Utica-Rome (WKLL) markets. But a state judge says the pair cannot refer to their program as “The Show” anymore. The judge also set forth some other conditions, after discussing theContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

“The Show” Hosts: Cumulus is Taking Us to Court

“The Show” Hosts: Cumulus is Taking Us to Court

SYRACUSE — Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent, hosts of “The Show,” say they’re being sued by 95X (WAQX) owner Cumulus Media, over their recent move to crosstown competitor KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL), owned by Galaxy Communications.  According to their Facebook and Twitter accounts, the pair have been served legal papers mandating their appearance in court on Monday.[More »]Continue Reading

Cease and Desist Letter Delays KROCK Debut of Ex-95X Hosts

Cease and Desist Letter Delays KROCK Debut of Ex-95X Hosts

SYRACUSE — Fans who followed Hunter Scott and Josh Grosvent from 95X (WAQX) to KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) expected to hear the pair sign-on at 6am yesterday.  But they said their debut was delayed by approximately 90 minutes, thanks to a threat of legal action from their former employer.[More »]Continue Reading

KROCK Confirms: Former 95X Hosts Hired for Mornings

KROCK Confirms: Former 95X Hosts Hired for Mornings

SYRACUSE — Major staffing changes at KROCK (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL), first reported by CNYRadio.com last night, have been confirmed by owner Galaxy Communications today. Out are three KROCK staffers. In are the two morning hosts who suddenly resigned from 95X (WAQX) earlier this week. Galaxy is also revealing more new details about the shakeup.[More »]Continue Reading