WGPR Gets New Morning Heat
October 9, 2014 at 9:25 AM (PT)
RADIO ONE Urban WGPR (HOT 107.5)/DETROIT is giving its city a new live and local morning show with THE MORNING HEAT. The new AM drive show makes its debut on MONDAY OCTOBER 13th at 6a. It is replacing REACH MEDIA's RICKEY SMILEY MORNING SHOW. The station will play music only in the morning until the premier of the new show.
PD JAY HICKS told ALL ACCESS, " We are going to be hot, live and local for DETROIT. The entire new morning crew is all about DETROIT and BIG GREG, FOOLISH and DEELISHIS are strong. BIG GREG is known in town as the Hip-Hop King of DETROIT and this city has been his home for seven years. FOOLISH was the MICHIGAN winner of the MILLER GENUINE DRAFT COMEDY SEARCH and a BET COMIC VIEW All-Star. DEELISHIS is a Model, Actress, and a former reality show contestant on VH1's FLAVOR OF LOVE 2. They are THE MORNING HEAT."
VP/GM KATHY STINEHOUR added, " RADIO ONE DETROIT is expanding our commitment to live and local morning drive by introducing THE MORNING HEAT show on 107.5. BIG GREG, FOOLISH, and DEELISHIS are going to bring a high energy, fun, DETROIT-based perspective to morning radio that we think the audience will love."