WPLJ Adds The Billy Bush Show
February 9, 2009 at 2:40 PM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE has scored a New York affiliate for The BILLY BUSH Show, which will air on CITADEL Hot AC WPLJ MONDAY-FRIDAY, 9p-midnight ET. In addition, BUSH will also contribute special reports from HOLLYWOOD during WPLJ’s SCOTT and TODD in the Morning show.
"I am feeling excited, slightly validated and, as a born and raised NEW YORKER, a bit sentimental," commented BUSH. "I've wanted to be on WPLJ since the fifth grade when I walked around the city like DONALD TRUMP, emboldened on all fronts thanks to the WPLJ listener card in my Velcro wallet. WPLJ is not an affiliate; it’s home. With SCOTT and TODD waking you up and the BUSHY tucking you in ... this is full service."
"WPLJ is proud to welcome The BILLY BUSH Show to nights in NEW YORK," said VP/Programming TOM CUDDY. "The combination of the biggest stars, the hottest music and talent of BILLY BUSH will give listeners more compelling reasons to listen every night."
"We are thrilled to bring this amazing show to listeners in the number-one market in the Country," said WESTWOOD ONE NETWORK President, GARY SCHONFELD.
WPLJ airtalent CHRISTINE RICHIE will do her show from 7-9p, be involved with doing live breaks during BILLY's show, and she will continue to host "SATURDAY NIGHTS 80s."