I've learned that WISN-AM (1130) is canceling Glenn Beck's daily radio show as of April 18.
The controversial TV/radio talker had been airing in the 8 to 10 a.m. weekday slot, with the third hour of his syndicated show running from 9 to 10 p.m.
There's no comment yet from WISN management, but the move is designed to accommodate Jay Weber's local morning show, which will air from 6 to 10 a.m., starting April 18.
The 5 a.m. hour will be filled by news director Ken Herrera and a news and commentary show called "WISN's Morning Briefing."
Beck's radio show is syndicated by Premiere Radio Networks which, like WISN, is owned by Clear Channel Communications.
That's twice. Several years ago we got to listen to Glenn...I heard a rumor that WISN was going to drop him. Huh?!! I emailed Jerry Bott to find out if it was true, he sent me a message assuring me that it wasn't true and 2 weeks later he was gone. I was so mad that I dropped WISN like a hot rock. I came back to it slowly and reluctantly and yet here we go again...I've been a loyal WISN listener forever.
Here I come, Charlie...I'm defecting to WTMJ.
Jay Weber has a very good program. it's about time they bumped him up.
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