Sun Broadcast Group Launches 'Payne Nation With Charles Payne'
October 5, 2011 at 11:46 AM (PT)
SUN BROADCAST GROUP, INC. is launching a weekday business talk show with CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KFI-A/LOS ANGELES weekender and FOX NEWS CHANNEL contributor CHARLES PAYNE. "PAYNE NATION WITH CHARLES PAYNE" will debut OCTOBER 17th and will air weekdays 5-7p (ET).
"Everyone asks me how am I going to be different from other hosts out there, and I tell them that I am simply going to be real. No scare tactics. I'm not going to sugarcoat anything; in fact I go right at the issues by digging beneath the surface, seeking facts, relaying on history, and connecting all the dots for real assessments and real solutions." said CHARLES PAYNE.
"We're very excited to welcome CHARLES to the SUN BROADCAST lineup. We believe the industry is ready for an uplifting, positive financial show that will provide real answers for real people in this turbulent time in our nation," said SUN BROADCAST GROUP CEO and founder JAY BAILEY.
"We've assembled an elite team of broadcasting's most knowledgeable to launch and support PAYNE NATION WITH CHARLES PAYNE. We're creating a very different kind of talk show with CHARLES' unique perspective as the focal point and programming elements and new media technology to engage and connect with the audience in a very special way," said SUN EVP STEVE GALLAGHER.
Also working on the show are announcer EDD HALL, formerly of "THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO"; Executive Producer CHAD WILKINSON, former producer of the LOU DOBBS, DENNIS MILLER, RON INSANA, and LARS LARSON shows; consultant GABE HOBBS, former CLEAR CHANNEL VP of News-Talk; and consultant JIM ROBINSON, former ABC RADIO NETWORKS President.