Gospel's Donnie McClurkin's Radio Success Leads To OnLine TV Show
February 24, 2015 at 9:18 AM (PT)
T&T CREATIVE produced award-winning DONNIE MCCLURKIN SHOW syndicated by OCEANIC TRADEWINDS/WESTWOOD ONE, is pulling impressive NIELSEN 25-54 ratings in NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA.
MCLURKIN's Syndicated Morning Show on EMMIS/NEW YORK Urban AC WBLS scored a #1 12.7 share, beating out the popular CBS Radio 1010 WINS ALL NEWS, ALL THE TIME, which landed behind them with an 11.4. At iHEARTMEDIA/PHILADELPHIA Urban AC WDAS, MCCLURKIN scored another #1 victory in DECEMBER with a 12.9 share. The Inspirational show airs 5-6a WEEKDAYS in both markets.
WBLS/NEW YORK OM SKIP DILLARD, "Pastor DONNIE MCCLURKIN has been truly a blessing to our airwaves. He is the #1 radio program in its time slot of 5-6a in the entire NEW YORK radio market. The feedback from our listeners is always positive. They are always asking for more content from him."
iHEARTMEDIA/PHILADELPHIA Dir./Urban Programming DERRICK CORBETT, commented, "Pastor MCCLURKIN has been a big part of the WDAS morning presentation in preceding THE STEVE HARVEY MORNING SHOW for almost 7 years now. His numbers show the focus of faith and family isn't lost with this audience, and is a testament to his positive message and the spirit of the music that's played within that hour."
WESTWOOD ONE COO CHARLES STEINHAUER added, "DONNIE MCCLURKIN continues to be recognized as one of the most dynamic and engaging personalities on radio today. It is a pleasure for WESTWOOD ONE to be able to bring such a powerful star to the advertising world."
MCCLURKIN said, "THE DONNIE MCCLURKIN SHOW has done wonderfully in reaching #1 in NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA in its radio time slot. I'm thankful that this show can reach so many across the country and around the world, and give them great music that inspires them in the course of their day to this degree. We're reaching millions and looking to reach millions more." The show is in 60+ markets and internationally in LONDON, JAMAICA, and in THE BAHAMAS.
On SUNDAY MARCH 15th MCCLURKIN ventures into new territory, he'll launch an online television show designed to showcase the next generation of powerful music ministers. 'DONNIE NEXT' is scheduled to tape that day at B.B. KING BAR & GRILL in TIMES SQUARE. The show will feature live performances, interviews, and opportunities for audience and viewers to take part in real-time voting during the 'LISTENER CHOICE segment.' The taping will be open to the public and tickets can be purchased at www.bbkingblues.com.