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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.”Continue Reading

95X adds Robinson for mornings

95X adds Robinson for mornings

SYRACUSE — It’s a new but familiar voice on mornings at 95X (WAQX), as the Cumulus-owned active rocker debuted The Robinson Show today.  The new wake-up host worked for 95X once before, as the station’s night host in 2003.  In between, he’s been working at Rochester stations WCMF and WBZA.[More »]Continue Reading

95X Midday Host Adds PD Stripes

95X Midday Host Adds PD Stripes

SYRACUSE — After filling-in as Interim Program Director at 95X (WAQX) since October, Joe Detomaso has been named the active rock station’s permanent PD. Detomaso, who goes by “Joe D” during his midday on-air shift, has been with the station for nine years.[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

Syracuse’s “Big Talker” Flips to Rock as “105.9 The Rebel”

Syracuse’s “Big Talker” Flips to Rock as “105.9 The Rebel”

Updated 1:10pm – SYRACUSE — There’s another choice for rock radio in Central New York.  Cumulus Media killed “105.9 The Big Talker” this morning… and after a few hours of stunting, “105.9 The Rebel” launched at 1:05pm.  Cumulus Ops Manager Tom Mitchell says the station was inspired by “hundreds of rock music fans throughout CentralContinue Reading[More »]Continue Reading

Cumulus Manager Among “40 Under 40″

SYRACUSE — Congratulations to Cumulus Media Syracuse Market Manager Shane Bogardus, who was among this year’s “40 Under 40″ honorees for the Syracuse region.  The awards were presented during a special luncheon held today in downtown Syracuse.[More »]Continue Reading