WW1 Lines Up Over 125 Stations For Thompson Debut
February 23, 2009 at 7:30 AM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE says that the new FRED THOMPSON talk show will launch on over 125 stations on MARCH 2nd. The show is being offered to fill the noon-2p ET weekday slot left vacant by the discontinuance of "THE RADIO FACTOR WITH BILL O'REILLY."
"Of all the radio talkers out there, how many can say they’ve debated in the Senate; campaigned for President of the UNITED STATES; had a successful TV career on LAW AND ORDER and shared the screen with MORGAN FREEMAN, BRUCE WILLIS, ROBERT DE NIRO and SISSY SPACEK?" said EVP/News & Talk Programming BART TESSLER. "THOMPSON is as unique as they come and that will make for exceptional radio."
"This will be the biggest Talk radio launch since BILL O'REILLY," added EVP/Affiliate Sales DENNIS GREEN. "We have not even hit the air and radio stations from coast to coast are ready for FRED THOMPSON to speak to their audiences about the issues that matter."