Charlie Tuna Joins Classic Top 40
October 14, 2008 at 5:38 AM (PT)
CLASSIC TOP 40 has added the legendary CHARLIE TUNA to host mid-days 10a-2p ET, along with hosting a five-hour weekend show on the 24-hour CLASSIC TOP 40 format. CT40 spokesperson SUSAN THOMPSON said, "Talent is synonymous with our CLASSIC TOP 40 format. Nowhere in AMERICA will you find a format filled with this level of nationally recognized, proven talent -- JIM ZIPPO, ERIC CHASE, MARTY THOMPSON, JOHN RECORDS LANDECKER and now, rounding out our fantastic 24/7 lineup with CHARLIE TUNA middays is big ... huge! And the weekends just got a lot tastier, too, with CHARLIE TUNA Weekend."
TUNA noted, "Having had ratings success with every format in LOS ANGELES radio, I was looking for the right partner to take my show to a national/international level on a daily basis, and with LARRY and SUSAN THOMPSON and their network of stations, it’s a perfect fit! I’m looking forward to becoming a staff personality for stations across AMERICA and internationally, with custom material for each market and format, and a lot of interaction with listeners via the Internet and all the emerging technology!"